Cairo: Nicol David, Malaysian Squash queen, has entered the quarter-finals of the 2017 Women’s World Squash Championship that is being held at El Gouna Squash Centre in Cairo.

Nicol, presently sixth seed,  took 37 minutes to dispose off the 10th seed, Annie Au of Hong Kong,winning in 12-10, 11-4 and 13-11 in the second round , according to the tournament site.

Nicol David
Nicol David

She aspires to bag her ninth world title to meet one of two Egyptian players , 4th seeded Nouran Gohar or 11th seed Nour El Tayeb.

For the record, Nicol has won the world title eight times, in 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2014.


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