Blackball Men – 4 players forfeit…

India’s Saurav Ghosal, Germany’s Raphael Kandra, France’s Mathieu Castagnet and Qatar’s Abdulla Mohd Al Tamimi have all withdrawn from the upcoming men’s CIB Black Ball Open.

Both Ghosal and Castagnet have been forced to pull out due to injury, while Kandra withdraws because of illness. Al Tamimi misses out due to travel issues.

Following their withdrawals, England’s Nathan Lake, Egypt’s Youssef Ibrahim, Victor Crouin and Mahesh Mangaonkar all come into the draw

Annnd another draw…

[1] Ali Farag v Iker Pajares Bernabeu (ESP)
[13] Omar Mosaad v Eain Yow Ng (MAS) v
[14] Gregoire Marche (FRA) v Nathan Lake (ENG)
[8] Mohamed Abouelghar v Lucas Serme (FRA)
Youssef Soliman v [6] Miguel Rodriguez (COL)
[16] Zahed Salem v Nicolas Mueller (SUI)
[11] Mostafa Asal v Mahesh Mangaonkar (IND)
Victor Crouin (FRA) v [4] Paul Coll (NZL)
[3] Karim Abdel Gawad v Mohamed ElSherbini
[9] Fares Dessouky v Baptiste Masotti (FRA)
[10] Gregory Gaultier (FRA) v Greg Lobban (SCO)
Declan James (ENG) v [5] Diego Elias (PER)
[7] Joel Makin (WAL) v Borja Golan (ESP)
Youssef Ibrahim v [15] James Willstrop (ENG)
[12] Mazen Hesham v Alan Clyne (SCO)
[2] Tarek Momen v [WC] Ahmed Wael