Nouran Gohar has never won the Oracle Netsuite Open ©Getty Images

Top seed Nouran Gohar has been eliminated from the Oracle Netsuite Open after suffering a shock defeat to fellow Egyptian Salma Hany in San Francisco.

Gohar went into the quarter-final with a 100 per cent record over the world number nine, having won all seven of their previous encounters.

The world number two battled back to win the first game 11-9 after finding herself 9-8 down.

Yet Hany, the tournament's sixth seed, won six straight points at the end of the second game to win it 11-6, forcing the match into a deciding third game..

Hany led throughout the majority of the final game and closed it out 11-9 to win.

Hany is set to play Joelle King in the semi-finals after the New Zealander comfortably bat Hania El Hammamy of Egypt 11-5, 11-5.

King, the world number eight, has now made it to the last four of a Professional Squash Association World Tour tournament for the third time in 2021.

In the other half of the bracket, England's Sarah-Jane Perry beat India's Joshna Chinappa 12-10, 11-6 to set up a meeting with American Amanda Sobhy.

The second seed beat Wales' Tesni evans 11-3, 11-9 in the last eight.

In the men’s draw, world number nine Mostafa Asal caused the upset of the day, defeating former world champion Tarek Momen in straight games in an all-Egyptian match.

Asal will face world number one Ali Farag in the semi-finals after his compatriot got the better of Welshman Joel Makin in a close match, winning 11-9, 12-10.

Defending champion Mohamed El Shorbagy of Egypt beat countryman Karim Abdel Gawad in an arduous tie which lasted 57 minutes.

El Shorbagy eventually pulled off a 16-14, 10-12, 11-5 win.

He will go head-to-head with New Zealand's Paul Coll in the last four.

Coll overcame his brother, Marwan El Shorbagy, 6-11, 11-5, 11-6 in a thrilling comeback.