The nonconformist Egyptian has suffered a fusillade of hamstring injuries over a past dual years, however his physique looked to be coping as he done it all a approach to a final in Cairo.
But he was forced to shake hands in a fourth diversion of his strife with compatriot Karim Abdel Gawad, bringing a beforehand finish to a compare and preventing ‘The Artist’ from appearing in Qatar, a theatre of dual of his 3 World Championship triumphs.
The damage will also hole Ashour’s hopes of being one of a 8 qualifiers for a season-ending Dubai PSA World Series Finals as he will be incompetent to accumulate critical points on a PSA Road to Dubai Standings – where he now sits in third place – with a Qatar Classic behaving as a third theatre on a PSA Road to Dubai.
As a outcome of a injury, German No.1 Simon Rösner takes Ashour’s place as a series 8 seed and will accommodate a qualifier in a opening round, while Switzerland’s Nicolas Mueller moves into a categorical pull and will also face a qualifier.
Revised Main Draw – 2016 Qatar Classic Mohamed ElShorbagy (EGY) v Cameron Pilley (AUS)
Leo Au (HKG) v [Qualifier]
James Willstrop (ENG) v Chris Simpson (ENG)[Qualifier] v  Simon Rösner (GER)  Tarek Momen (EGY) v [Qualifier]
Gregoire Marche (FRA) v Mohamed Abouelghar (EGY)
Saurav Ghosal (IND) v [Qualifier] [WC] Abdulla Mohd Al Tamimi (QAT) v  Nick Matthew (EGY) Karim Abdel Gawad (EGY) v [Qualifier]
Tom Richards (ENG) v Zahed Mohamed (EGY)
Max Lee (HKG) v Ryan Cuskelly (AUS)[Qualifier] v  Marwan ElShorbagy (EGY)  Ali Farag (EGY) v [Qualifier]
Cesar Salazar (MEX) v Omar Abdel Meguid (EGY)
Nicolas Mueller (SUI) v [Qualifier]
Daryl Selby (ENG) v  Omar Mosaad (EGY)
The subordinate stages of a 2016 Qatar Classic will take place on Nov 11-12, while a categorical pull starts a day later, with a final holding place on Friday Nov 18 – entrance to a contest is giveaway of charge.