World number one
for almost three years an winner of the last two Saudi
Internationals, Shabana must is the one to beat, but faces a
potential quarter-final with Darwish and a semi against Ashour -
currently ranked two and three in the world.
Runner-up in 2006 and getting back to form after some mixed results
this year, the Frenchman will be all out to secure the $37,400 first
After a spectacular 2007, injuries have curtailed the England number
one's progress in 2008, but the former world junior champion is
fully fit and raring to go in Saudi ...
Beat Shabana and Darwish on the way to winning the World Open title
in Manchester a few weeks ago, but doubts linger over the long-term
fitness of the 2007 runner-up ...