Egypt's Ali Farag will play compatriot Karim Abdel Gawad in the final of the Professional Squash Association (PSA) Black Ball Squash Open in Cairo tomorrow.
World number two Farag defeated New Zealand's Paul Coll 11-4, 11-4, 13-11 to progress to the final at the Black Ball Sporting Club. of this PSA World Tour Platinum series event.
At world number seven, Gawad will have to pull off another upset in the final, having already done so in the quarter and semi-finals.
Following on from his defeat of world number one and compatriot Mohamed ElShorbagy yesterday, Gawad beat the world number three and fellow Egyptian Tarek Momen 12-10, 6-11, 11-9, 15-13 over 90 minutes today.
A victory in the final would see Farag take the number one world ranking spot.
"It’s obviously a dream for everyone to become world number one, but if you keep thinking about the results and the rankings then it’s only going to hold me back," he said
"I only think about the performances and then the results follow on and then the rankings."
The winner of the final will receive a prize of $180,000 (£141,000/€159,000).