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DAY 6 5TH PLACE PLAY-OFF USA v MALAYSIA

 5TH PLACE  FOR USA The order of play being 1, 2 , 3  for today’s matches,  Nicol David  and Amanda Sobhy started off the day’s events. A determined-looking Sobhy took the first 11-6. In the second, David got off to a good start leading 3-0 but Sobhy came back to level at 3-3. A few good shots showed David’s fighting …

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DAY 5 EVENING SESSION EGYPT – FRANCE

INTERVIEW WITH  AMR SHABANA   The Egyptian team is a real success story having three girls being ranked 1, 2 and 3 in the world. Well, it’s a great pleasure to work with them because they all have coaching staff and they know what they are doing and all I’m doing is helping them manage their  career and make them …

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DAY 5 – AFTERNOON SESSION – ENGLAND – HONG KONG CHINA

INTERVIEW WITH THE ENGLISH NATIONAL COACH, DAVID CAMPION, AFTER THEIR WIN  AGAINST HONG KONG CHINA   Well, David, what did you feel about the match today ? Laura had a bit of a tough start, didn’t she ? Yes, she did. Annie came out very strongly. She played to her level today. Laura got to a bad start and about half way …

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DAY 5 – AFTERNOON SESSION USA – AUSTRALIA

INTERVIEW WITH AMANDA SOBHY, USA AFTER WINNING HER MATCH  AGAINST DONNA URQUHART Could you just give me a few details about yourself ? So, I’m Amanda Sobhy. I’m ranked number 7 in the world. I’m the American number 1. I’m based in Boston  where I train with Thierry Lincou. He’s my full-time coach. I graduated from Havard University in May 2015 …

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DAY 4 – AFTERNOON SESSION – INTERVIEW WITH NICOL DAVID

TRAINING SESSION ON QUARTER FINAL DAY   Well, Nicol, you ‘re going to be playing a really important match here today in the quarter-finals versus Hong Kong. How do  you feel about that ? All the matches from now on are going to be important anyway. Our team  did well in the pool rounds to come through. I think we are …

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DAY 4 – AFTERNOON SESSION QUARTERS ENGLAND-NEW ZEALAND

INTERVIEW WITH LAURA MASSARO   So you ‘re through to the semis now, how do you feel about that ? I suppose you’re delighted. Yeah, just really happy to put the team through. It’s always hard when you’re the seed and Sarah-Jane did a brilliant job by putting us in the lead and that takes a lot of pressure off me. …

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DAY 4 – AFTERNOON SESSION EGYPT – USA

QUARTER FINALS EGYPT – USA IMPRESSIONS AFTER THE  MATCH – NOUR EL SHERBINI   « The first game was hard to handle. She played well. I had a lot of difficult shots to deal with. It was all very fast. The last time we played in Hong Kong, I lost to her so this time, I was completely focused on …

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DAY 4 MORNING SESSION EGYPT – USA

IMPRESSIONS AFTER THE   MATCH QUARTER FINALS  EGYPT – USA « For sure, playing against Olivia is tough. Last time we met was at the first round of the Hong Kong Open. I won 3-0 but the games were extremely close. I knew I had to avoid putting the ball in the middle and I was trying to keep my ball at …

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DAY 3 – AFTERNOON SESSION FRANCE – HONG KONG

INTERVIEW WITH JOEY CHAN AFTER HER WIN OVER COLINE AUMARD   Joey Chan  bt  Coline Aumard  3-0 ( 11-4, 11-9, 11-6 )   Well, Joey, that was the first game against France this afternoon. It’s going to be a tough match between you and France as you’re seeded 4 and 5 respectively. How did you feel about the match today ? …

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DAY 3 – AFTERNOON SESSION

LAST MATCHES OF POOLS AT THE PALAIS DES SPORTS The derby between England and Wales was the first match to be held on the glass court at the Palais des Sports. Sarah-Jane Perry (England ) and Hannah Davies ( Wales) were the first on court. Sarah took a quick lead and won the match 3-0 ( 11-1, 11-4, 11-3 ). …

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TROISIEME JOURNEE – MATCHES DE L’APRES-MIDI

DERNIERS MATCHS DES POULES AU PALAIS DES SPORTS Le derby  entre l’Angleterre et le Pays de Galles ouvre le bal  sur le court vitré au Palais des Sports. Le premier match oppose Sarah-Jane Perry à Hannah Davies. Sarah le remporte rapidement 3-0 (   11-1,  11- 4,   11-3  ). Ensuite, c’est au tour d’Alison Waters et Tesni Evans. La rencontre est …

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