• Rodriguez claims MCO crown

    Defeats Coppinger in tight, 112-minute marathon; Historic win for Columbian By James Hawkins Bloomfield Hills, Mich. — After a week filled with stunning upsets, dramatic comebacks, and five-game thrillers, it seemed only fitting Tuesday’s final at the 16th… 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

  • MCO Final: Elshorbagy outlasts Barker in five-game epic

    Top-seed storms back from two games down, takes second MCO title by James Hawkins Bloomfield Hills, Mich. — Entering this year’s 15th Motor City Open presented by The Suburban Collection, only one player had won it… Read More

  • MCO final: It’s Elshorbagy vs. Barker

    Top seed downs exhausted Shabana; Barker impeccable in win over Pilley By James Hawkins Bloomfield Hills, Mich. — Mohamed Elshorbagy has always dreamed about the day he would earn his first victory over his idol –… Read More

  • MCO Quarters: Pilley upsets Darwish while Elshorbagy, Shabana, Barker roll

    All Egyptian semifinal Monday; Pilley/Barker vie for first MCO finals berth By James Hawkins Bloomfield Hills, Mich. — Egypt will again be well represented in the semifinals of the 2014 Motor City Open presented by The… Read More

  • MCO First Round: Tuominen upsets Momen, top seeds advance

    Strong field includes five former champions; Ex-champ Ong Beng Hee ousted By James Hawkins Bloomfield Hills, Mich. —The opening round of the 15th Motor City Open presented by The Suburban Collection, offered the tourney’s most competitive… Read More