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Alan Clyne, Tom Richards and Adrian Waller miss main draw in San Francisco

Alan Clyne, Tom Richards and Adrian Waller miss main draw in San Francisco

British trio fall in NetSuite qualifiers By SEAN REUTHE British trio Alan Clyne, Tom Richards and Adrian Waller all fell at the final qualifying hurdle and miss out on a place in the main draw of the the NetSuite Open in San Francisco. Clyne went down to the higher-ranked Frenchman Gregoire Marche, but there were [...]

September 27, 2016 Guest Contributor News 0

Karim Abdel Gawad: Winning at the Pyramids was a dream come true

Karim Abdel Gawad: Winning at the Pyramids was a dream come true

‘I couldn’t sleep the night before my first match at the Pyramids’ says champion Karim By Alan Thatcher, Squash Mad Editor Sleepless nights turned into a dream come true for Karim Abdel Gawad as he won the Al Ahram Open New Giza in front of the Great Pyramids. The world No.6 overcame fellow Egyptian Ali [...]

September 26, 2016 Alan Thatcher Interviews, News 0

How we can help a brave little boy called Sumner Malik

How we can help a brave little boy called Sumner Malik

Squash community rallies round By SQUASH MUM – Special Correspondent   For all that the participants are spread all over the country, the world of junior squash can be a tight knit community. Adults and kids alike get to meet people from all over the country and enduring friendships are formed between the parents and [...]

September 24, 2016 Guest Contributor Growing the game, News 0
Karim Gawad and Raneem El Welily triumph at the Pyramids

Karim Gawad and Raneem El Welily triumph at the Pyramids

Egypt celebrates a stunning double at iconic venue By NATHAN CLARKE at New Giza   In front of one of the most iconic sporting backdrops of all time – the Pyramids of Giza – it was local man Karim Abdel [...]

September 23, 2016 News
Sensation as Ali Farag topples top seed Mohamed Elshorbagy

Sensation as Ali Farag topples top seed Mohamed Elshorbagy

Two all-Egyptian finals at the Pyramids By NATHAN CLARKE in New Giza    Ali Farag recorded one of the biggest wins of his career as he halted the charge of title-favourite and World No.1 Mohamed ElShorbagy to move one step [...]

September 22, 2016 News
Sarah-Jane Perry powers past Nicol David at the Pyramids

Sarah-Jane Perry powers past Nicol David at the Pyramids

Another first for England’s world No.14 SJP By NATHAN CLARKE at New Giza   Sarah-Jane Perry, the World No.14 from Birmingham, England, pulled off the biggest win of her career and one of the biggest shocks of the season as [...]

September 21, 2016 News
Injury jinx ruins Ramy’s Pyramids debut

Injury jinx ruins Ramy’s Pyramids debut

Ali Farag through to meet Mohamed Elshorbagy  By NATHAN CLARKE in New Giza   Three-time World Champion Ramy Ashour’s hopes of winning the 2016 Al Ahram Squash Open NewGiza – the illustrious $100k tournament taking place at the foot of [...]

September 21, 2016 News
World number ones turn on power at the Pyramids

World number ones turn on power at the Pyramids

Elshorbagy and El Sherbini lead Egyptian hopes in dream venue By NATHAN CLARKE in New Giza    The opening day of action at the 2016 Al Ahram Squash Open NewGiza saw Egypt underline its position as the leading force in [...]

September 19, 2016 News
Daryl Selby and Joelle King are Macau champions

Daryl Selby and Joelle King are Macau champions

Selby and King claim biggest career titles By Alex Wan – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor The 2016 Macau Squash Open came to a close tonight with both Daryl Selby and Joelle King claiming their biggest career title at the [...]

September 18, 2016 News
Greg Lobban halts home hopes in Egypt

Greg Lobban halts home hopes in Egypt

Visiting stars lead push to the Pyramids By NATHAN CLARKE in New Giza   The closing day of qualification action at the 2016 Al Ahram Squash Open NewGiza saw a quartet of international players dash local hopes as all four [...]

September 18, 2016 News
Steve Coppinger hits back to retain Virginia title

Steve Coppinger hits back to retain Virginia title

Top seed Ryan Cuskelly lets it slip after building a two-game lead By ALAN THATCHER   South African Steve Coppinger retained his Harrow Open title in Charlottesville after fighting back from match ball down to beat Australia’s top seed Ryan [...]

September 18, 2016 News
Exhausted Max Lee to concede Macau final

Exhausted Max Lee to concede Macau final

Daryl Selby handed a walkover as Lee stays overnight in hospital By ALEX WAN – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor   The physical demands of top-class squash were clearly illustrated today as Max Lee was forced to withdraw from tonight’s [...]

September 18, 2016 News
Max Lee shocks top seed Marwan Elshorbagy

Max Lee shocks top seed Marwan Elshorbagy

Max Lee not able to compete in final after Macau win over Marwan By ALEX WAN – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor   Play moved to the glass court erected by the Macau Tower today. Both the men’s top seeds [...]

September 17, 2016 News
Top seeds clash in repeat Virginia final

Top seeds clash in repeat Virginia final

Cuskelly and Coppinger in Charlottesville showdown By GRANT WHITE in Charlottesville   Top seed Ryan Cuskelly meets reigning champion Steve Coppinger in the final of the PSA M25 Harrow Charlottesville Open. The in-form Australian left-hander Cuskelly powered past Peru’s former [...]

September 17, 2016 News
Adrian Waller meets Steve Coppinger in Virginia semis

Adrian Waller meets Steve Coppinger in Virginia semis

Battle of the big guns as top four fight through By GRANT WHITE in Charlottesville   Charlottesville, VA – The fourth time was the charm for the top four seeds in the Harrow Charlottesville Open. In all three previous editions [...]

September 16, 2016 News