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January 25, 2019

Chris McClintick

El Sherbini Becomes First Women’s Three-Time ToC Champion; Farag Clinches World No. 1 in Fashion

Nour El Sherbini became the first women’s three-time champion and Ali Farag sealed the world No. 1 ranking come March as the Egyptians swept up the 2019 J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champion titles Thursday, January 24, in New York City’s Grand Central Terminal.

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January 24, 2019

Chris McClintick

World’s Top Two Men and Women to Contest ToC Finals

The world’s top-two-ranked men and women—all four Egyptians—will contest the 2019 J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions finals following semifinals night at New York City’s Grand Central Terminal Wednesday, January 23. Thursday’s finals begin at 7pm local time.

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January 24, 2019

Chris McClintick

Beth Rasin Recognized as 2019 ToC Honorary Champion

Beth Rasin was honored as the 2019 ToC Honorary Champion in front of a sold-out crowd in Grand Central Terminal Wednesday evening, January 23, recognizing her nineteen years of service to the tournament. Rasin's long-time colleagues joined her on the Oracle NetSuite SuiteSuccess court in Vanderbilt Hall as eight-time world champion Nicol David presented the award.

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January 23, 2019

Chris McClintick

Top Four Women’s Seeds Set for ToC Semis; Egyptian Men’s Champion Guaranteed

The world’s top four-ranked women will contest the 2019 J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions semifinals, while the men’s draw is guaranteed an Egyptian champion after Tarek Momen and Ali Farag completed the semifinal lineup Tuesday, January 22, in New York City’s Grand Central Terminal. Wednesday’s slate of four women’s quarterfinals and two men’s quarterfinals played out in decisive fashion with all but one match decided in three games and all higher-ranked players advancing.

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January 22, 2019

Chris McClintick

Egyptians Dominate Day Six of the J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions

Egyptians went undefeated on the sixth day of match play at the 2019 J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions, winning seven out of ten matches—including Karim Abdel Gawad dethroning Simon Rösner—Monday, January 21, at New York City’s Grand Central Terminal. Ten of the tournament’s remaining fourteen players are Egyptian following the women’s round of sixteen and first half of the men’s quarterfinals.

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January 21, 2019

Chris McClintick

Team USA’s Blatchford Clyne and Sobhy Produce ToC Home Victories

Americans Olivia Blatchford Clyne and Amanda Sobhy opened their 2019 J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions campaigns with wins on Sunday, January 20, advancing to the last sixteen where they will face top-ranked Egyptians Nour El Sherbini and Nour El Tayeb, respectively, on Monday in New York City’s Grand Central Terminal.

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