Ali Farag at the 2017 Men's World Team Squash Championships
April 22, 1992 |
|Height||1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)|
|Weight||70 kg (150 lb)|
|Coached by||Wael Farag, Mike Way, Basem Makram, Karim Darwish|
|Highest ranking||No. 3 (December, 2017)|
|Current ranking||No. 3 (March, 2018)|
|World Open||QF (2015) SF (2017)|
Ali Amr Farag, (born April 22, 1992 in Cairo) is a professional squash player who represents Egypt. He reached a career-high world ranking of World No. 3 in December 2017. Farag graduated from Harvard University in 2014, with a degree in mechanical engineering. Farag is married to, current World No.3, Nour El Tayeb.
He graduated from Harvard University in May 2014 with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. Farag also graduated as one of the best squash players in college history, suffering only two defeats in his three years. As a member of Harvard's Varsity Squash Team, Farag won two individual national titles and helped lead Harvard to its first team title in 17 years in 2014. Upon graduating, he has returned to the pro circuit where he has since begun a rapid climb up the world rankings. He was named the PSA Player of the Month in April 2015 for reaching the main draw of the El Gouna Invitational as a qualifier and for winning back-to-back titles in Ireland. Farag is known for his sportsmanship and fair play. 
He is married to fellow squash professional Nour El Tayeb and the pair set a new record becoming the first married couple to both win a major title on the same day after winning the US Open in 2017.