Rachel soars in Egypt


Superb display: Malaysia’s Rachel Arnold powered into the third round of the Egypt Open after beating homester Rowan Elaraby.

PETALING JAYA: Rachel Arnold is a transformed player since winning a bronze at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham last month.

The world No. 34, who clinched the medal with Aifa Azman in the women’s doubles, secured her biggest career win when she stunned world No. 7 Rowan Elaraby of Egypt to reach the third round of the Egyptian Open in Cairo on Tuesday.

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