The 2022 WSF World Junior Championship, semi finalists were decided with Egypt booking all the four berths in Women draw. In Men’s Mohamed Zakaria from Egypt is the second youngest player to reach the men’s World Junior Championships semi-finals. In the other men’s draw, seed no. 1 Hamza Khan of Pakistan fought back from 2-1 down to qualify for a semi-final against 3/4 seed Finnlay Withington, who beat fellow Englishman Sam Osborne-Wylde. Humza became the first Pakistani since Israr Ahmed in 2016 to reach the semi-finals.

Semi-Finals – 15th August 2022

Men’s World Junior Championship

[1] Mohammad Hamza Khan (PAK) – [¾] Finnlay Withington (ENG)
[5/8] Rowan Damming (NED) – [9/16] Mohamed Zakaria (EGY)

Women’s World Junior Championship

[1] Kenzy Ayman (EGY) – [5/8] Salma El Tayeb (EGY)
[¾] Fayrouz Abouelkheir (EGY) – [2] Amina Orfi (EGY)

The complete results of the Quarter-Finals were:

2022 WSF Men’s World Junior Championship, Quarter-Finals
[1] Mohammad Hamza Khan (PAK) bt [5/8] Mohammed Nasser (EGY) 3-2: 11-3, 5-11, 9-11, 11-5, 11-7
[¾] Finnlay Withington (ENG) bt [9/16] Sam Osborne-Wylde (ENG) 3-1: 11-8, 11-6, 8-11, 12-10
[5/8] Rowan Damming (NED) bt Juan Jose Torres Lara (COL) 3-1: 11-8, 9-11, 11-8, 11-9
[9/16] Mohamed Zakaria (EGY) bt [9/16] Brice Nicolas (FRA) 3-2: 10-12, 11-3, 11-3, 6-11, 11-6

Results: 2022 WSF Women’s World Junior Championship, Quarter-Finals
[1] Kenzy Ayman (EGY) bt [5/8] Saran Nghiem (ENG) 3-2: 10-12, 11-2, 11-8, 5-11, 11-7
[5/8] Salma El Tayeb (EGY) bt [¾] Aira Azman (MAS) 3-0: 11-7, 11-8, 11-6
[¾] Fayrouz Abouelkheir (EGY) bt [9/16] Anahat Singh (IND) 3-1: 11-7, 6-11, 11-6, 11-8
[2] Amina Orfi (EGY) bt [5/8] Malak Khafagy (EGY) 3-0: 11-6, 11-9, 13-11

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