Maha Zein

Maha Zein (born 2 May 1956) is a former Egyptian professional squash player who also currently serves as a squash coach.[1] She represented Egypt national women's squash team in several international competitions including the British Open Squash Championships, World Open Squash Championships and in World Team Squash Championships in a career spanning from 1993 to 2003. She achieved her highest career PSA ranking of 19 in November 2000 as a part of the 2000 PSA World Tour.[2]

Maha Zein
Country Egypt
Born (1976-05-02) 2 May 1976 (age 45)
Cairo, Egypt
Turned Pro1993
Highest ranking79 (November 2000)


She joined the Professional Squash Association in 1993 and competed at the PSA World Tour until 2003. She was part of the Women's Squash Association and played in WSA World Tour until 2003. She emerged in the sport from youth level and appeared as one of the marquee players of the first Egyptian team which took part in a World Junior Squash Championships event for the first time in 1993.[3][4]

She was part of the Egyptian squad at the World Team Squash Championships in 1996, 1998, 2000 and in 2002. Maha also represented Egypt at the 1997 World Games, her only appearance at the World Summer Games.

Her best performance came at the Malaysian Open Squash Championships in 2000 where she emerged as runner-up to England's Stephanie Brind. After her retirement in 2003, she went onto become a coach at Bay Club Squash.[5]


  1. ^ "Squash Info | Maha Zein | Squash". Archived from the original on 2018-07-23. Retrieved 2019-10-11.
  2. ^ "Squash Info | PSA World Squash Rankings:Maha Zein| Squash". Retrieved 2019-10-11.
  3. ^ Rostom, May. "Making of a champion: Meet Egypt's leading ladies in squash". My Salaam. Retrieved 2019-10-11.
  4. ^ "Conquering the World When it comes to the game of squash, Egypt has no shortage of talented and successful players By Passant Rabie". Kershah's Blog. 2009-08-13. Retrieved 2019-10-11.
  5. ^ "Highlights from the US Junior Squash Championships". The Bay Club Blog. Retrieved 2019-10-11.