• MCO Round One: Top seed ElShorbagy ousted by Salazar

    By Geoff Robinson Bloomfield Hills, Mich – It was a wild night at The Motor City Open presented by the Suburban Collection. The world’s top-ranked player, Mohamed ElShorbagy, bid a quick adieu to the tournament after… Read More

  • MCO Final Set: Two-seed Matthew vs. Giant-killer Farag

    English star outlasts Golan; Farag continues upset run with win over Castagnet  by Geoff Robinson Bloomfield Hills, Mich. – Giant-killer Ali Farag of Egypt continued his magical run at the 2016 Motor City Open presented by The Suburban Collection Sunday evening, downing… Read More

  • MCO Quarters: #1 El Shorbagy ousted by Farag

    Egyptian phenom will meet Castagnet in semis; Matthew, Golan cruise by Geoff Robinson Bloomfield Hills, Mich. – Ali Farag won three PSA World Tour titles in 2015 – but Saturday’s quarterfinal against fellow Egyptian Mohamed El Shorbagy… Read More

  • MCO Round One: #2 Matthew Survives by ‘the Skin of My Teeth’

    Top-seed El Shorbagy, Castagnet, Golan roll by Geoff Robinson Bloomfield Hills, Mich. – Friday’s Main Draw first round of the Motor City Open presented by The Suburban Collection delighted a capacity crowd at the Birmingham Athletic Club,… Read More

  • Upset City: Coppinger, Castagnet stun #3 Barker and #4 Golan

    #5 Mosaad victim of Lee comeback; Rodriguez rounds out semifinalists By James Hawkins Bloomfield Hills, Mich. — The Egyptians’ recent dominance at the Motor City Open came to a surprising end Sunday at the Birmingham Athletic Club…. Read More

  • Round 1: Top seed Anjema falls

    Grant survives scare; Other seeds advance Borja Golan (right) was overstretched against number 2 seed, El Shorbagy. (Birmingham Athletic Club photo) Bloomfield Hills, Mich. – David (Tom, actually) slew Goliath in the opening round of the… Read More