"I'm extremely happy to become World No.1," said El Sherbini.
Current World Champion Nicol David will return to her native Malaysia for the forthcoming PSA Women’s World Championship image squashpics
El Sherbini has been in supreme form throughout the season.
Five-time champion Nicol David says she is excited to compete in the illustrious Allam British Open later this month
“I’m lost for words right now,” said an emotional El Welily after the match. “I’m very, very happy to have won today. It’s the first title in a long time.
El Sherbini held out an impressive 3-0 win over Nicol David with a masterclass performance to beat pre-tournament favourite and World No.1 Laura Massaro.
Laura has extended her lead over closest rivals Nicol David and Raneem El Welily to over 600 points in the March 2016 PSA Women's World Rankings.
defeat at the hands of Egyptian Nour El Sherbini - the 20-year-old who ended David’s J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions’s campaign by the same scoreline in January.
Massaro, who last week triumphed at the National Squash Championship in Manchester, became just the first Englishwomen in 22 years to win the Allam British Open.
“Winning the British Open in 2015 was an incredible moment for me,” said Serme.
One year after the most famous victory of her career Camille Serme, the World No.4, says she is relishing the prospect of returning to Hull. photo squashpics
Playing under the chandeliers of the Vanderbilt Hall inside New York’s iconic Grand Central Terminal, El Sherbini started the match on fire and played with a maturity beyond her 20 years
A number of surprise results lit up the quarter-final stage of the 2016 Women’s J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions. photo squashpics.com
first time in tournament history is offering equal prize money across both the Men’s and Women’s draws.
Laura Massaro has become just the third Englishwoman ever to occupy the coveted World No.1 position.