Karim Abdel Gawad: 500 and counting

Karim Abdel Gawad reached another milestone in his illustrious career last week, contesting his 500th match on the PSA Tour when defeating England’s Curtis Malik in the second round of the Optasia Championships.

Former World No.1 Gawad, 32, has enjoyed a hugely successful career at the top of the men’s game since making his debut in April 2008, capturing 28 titles from his 44 finals on tour and, most memorably, winning the World Championships in 2016.

We’ve broken down the stats behind Gawad’s first 500 matches and examined some of his most notable fixtures.

Career Stats

Matches: 500   Won: 349 (69.8%)  Lost: 151 (30.2%)

Tournaments: 176   Finals: 44 (25%) Titles: 28 (15.91%)



Karim Abdel Gawad – 500 Matches: The Breakdown