Nouran Gohar
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Nouran Gohar
Nouran Gohar
Full name Nouran Ahmed Gohar
Country  Egypt
Residence Cairo, Egypt
Born (1997-09-30) September 30, 1997 (age 20)
Egypt
Height 167 cm (5 ft 6 in)
Weight 59 kg (130 lb)
Retired Active
Plays Right Handed
Coached by Omar Abd El Aziz
Racquet used Dunlop
Women's singles
Highest ranking No. 3 (November, 2016)
Current ranking No. 3 (November, 2016)
Last updated on: November, 2016.

Nouran Ahmed Gohar, (Arabic? ? ?; born September 30, 1997 in Egypt) is a world-class squash player who represents Egypt. She reached a career-high world ranking of No. 3 in November 2016.

Nouran Gohar is another immensely talented youngster fresh off the Egyptian production line of premier squash players.

She lifted her first Tour title at the Prague Open in December 2013 where she played to her seeding to see off Lucie Fialová to triumph at just 16-years-of-age.

Gohar earned another title the following year at the Irish Open before her superb victory over Omneya Abdel Kawy in the final of the Monte Carlo Classic elevated her into the world's top 20 for the first time.

A superb quarter-final finish at the Texas Open in April 2015 ensured that Gohar would breach the top 15 in the world.[1]

Junior Career

Nouran Gohar was always a prominent junior player as she won the prestigious British Junior Open three times: in 2012, 2015, and 2016.[2] She also was a two time World Junior Squash champion, winning two back to back titles in 2015 and 2016.[3]

Major World Series final appearances

British Open: 1 final (0 title, 1 runner-up)

Outcome Year Opponent in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 2016 Egypt Nour El Sherbini 7-11, 11-9, 11-7, 6-11, 8-11

Hong Kong Open: 1 final (1 title, 0 runner-up)

Outcome Year Opponent in the final Score in the final
Winner 2016 United States Amanda Sobhy 6-11, 12-10, 11-7, 11-8

See Also

Official Women's Squash World Ranking

References

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