Darwish after winning the 2009 Motor City Open
August 29, 1981 |
|Height||1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)|
|Weight||76 kilograms (170 lb)|
|Coached by||Hesham El Attar
|Highest ranking||No. 1 (January, 2009)|
|Current ranking||No. 6 (May, 2013)|
|World Open||F (2008)|
|Last updated on: March, 2013.|
Earlier in 2008, Darwish finished runner-up at the World Open, losing in the final to fellow Egyptian player Ramy Ashour (11–5, 8–11, 4–11, 5–11). Darwish displaced Amr Shabana to claim the world number 1 position after winning the prestigious 2008 Saudi International and 3 major titles in 2008.
Darwish competed in the J.P. Morgan T.O.C, only to lose to Daryl Selby in round 1. In the Case Swedish Open in 2012, Darwish placed 2nd after losing to Gregory Gaultier in the finals. Darwish managed to beat Mohamed El Shorbagy in five sets at the 2012 Macau Open.
Darwish is married to fellow squash player Engy Kheirallah.
- "Egypt dominates almost all divisions.". Retrieved 2009-12-24.
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|World No. 1
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