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Doha: Egypt's Aly Abou Eleinen continued his fine form at the PSA Challenger QSF #4 event, shocking second seed Omar Mosaad in a five-game thriller at the Khalifa International Tennis and Squash Complex yesterday.
The unseeded 22-year-old, who stunned Qatar's Abdulla Mohd Al Tamimi in the last-16 stage, defeated his compatriot Mosaad 9-11, 11-4, 11-13, 16-14, 11-7 in 66 minutes to book semi-final with Leonel Cardenas. The fourth-seeded Mexican progressed after dispatching Pakistan's Tayyab Aslam 21-19, 11-4, 11-2 (34 minutes) in the other quarter-final.
Meanwhile, top seed Victor Crouin of France and India's Ramit Tandon will face off in the first semi-final of the event today.
Yesterday, Crouin registered an 11-7, 8-11, 11-7, 11-7 win over Egypt's Mazen Gamal in 49 minutes while fifth seed Tandon advanced after a hard-fought 11-9, 5-11, 11-8, 4-11, 11-8 victory over Egypt's Karim El Hammamy. The match lasted 73 minutes.
The semi-finals will begin at 6pm.
Aly Abou Eleinen (EGY) bt.  Omar Mosaad (EGY)3-2: 9-11, 11-4, 11-13, 16-14, 11-7 (66m)
 Leonel Cardenas (MEX) bt.  Tayyab Aslam (PAK)3-0: 21-19, 11-4, 11-2 (34m)
 Ramit Tandon (IND) bt.  Karim El Hammamy (EGY)3-2: 11-9, 5-11, 11-8, 4-11, 11-8 (73m)
 Victor Crouin (FRA) bt. Mazen Gamal (EGY)3-1: 11-7, 8-11, 11-7, 11-7 (49m)
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