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Elshorbagy brothers to meet in Chicago semi-final showdown

Elshorbagy brothers to meet in Chicago semi-final showdown

Marwan beats fellow Egyptian to set up Chicago semi-final with top seeded brother Mohamed By NATHAN CLARKE in Chicago  World No.1 Mohamed Elshorbagy, the 24-year-old Bristol-Based Egyptian from Alexandria, will take on younger brother Marwan, the 21-year-old World No.14, for a place in the final of the 2015 Windy City Open presented by Guggenheim Partners [...]

March 3, 2015 Guest Contributor News 0

Nour way! El Tayeb shocks El Sherbini in Chicago

Nour way! El Tayeb shocks El Sherbini in Chicago

  Young Egyptian sets up semi-final clash with top seed Nicol David By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad Correspondent Egypt’s Nour El Tayeb avenged a five-game defeat by compatriot Nour El Sherbini in January’s Tournament of Champions in New York when she upset the world No.4 in straight games in the quarter-finals of the Windy City Open [...]

March 3, 2015 Guest Contributor News 1

Misery for Massaro as Beddoes claims career-best victory in Chicago shock

Misery for Massaro as Beddoes claims career-best victory in Chicago shock

Emma Beddoes reaches Windy City Open quarter-finals with massive win over Laura Massaro By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad Reporter England’s Emma Beddoes recorded one of the best wins of her career in the Windy City Open presented by Guggenheim and EquiTrust Life Insurance Company when she overcame compatriot Laura Massaro, the defending champion ranked three [...]

March 2, 2015 Guest Contributor News 0
Peter Barker wins bruising British battle with James Willstrop

Peter Barker wins bruising British battle with James Willstrop

As Matthew scrapes past Selby, Barker reminds Willstrop of how tough life is at the top  By NATHAN CLARKE in Chicago World No.3 Nick Matthew and Peter Barker, the World No.8, emerged triumphant during their second round encounters with fellow Englishmen Daryl [...]

March 2, 2015 News
Interview: 11 points with Daniel Poleshchuk

Interview: 11 points with Daniel Poleshchuk

Israeli ace wins first PSA title on home soil and sets sights on top 100 Interview by ALAN THATCHER   Rising Israeli star Daniel Poleshchuk was voted PSA Player Of The Month for February after winning his first PSA title, the Israel [...]

March 2, 2015 Interviews, News
Angel has his wings clipped in Chicago shoot-out

Angel has his wings clipped in Chicago shoot-out

Karim Gawad beats Miguel Rodriguez as Egyptian quartet breeze through in Windy City Open By NATHAN CLARKE in Chicago Karim Abdel Gawad headlined a clean sweep of victories for Egyptians during the first day of second round action at the [...]

March 1, 2015 News
Nick Matthew leads English charge in Chicago

Nick Matthew leads English charge in Chicago

Golan makes it a tough first round but Matthew marches through with Willstrop, Barker and Selby By NATHAN CLARKE in Chicago Three-time world champion Nick Matthew led a four-strong contingent of English players into the second round of the 2015 [...]

February 28, 2015 News
World No.1 Mohamed Elshorbagy survives first round scare in Chicago

World No.1 Mohamed Elshorbagy survives first round scare in Chicago

Fares Dessouki comes within a point of blowing away the Windy City Open top seed By NATHAN CLARKE in Chicago Egyptian World No.1 Mohamed Elshorbagy came within a whisker of suffering a shock first round exit during the opening day [...]

February 27, 2015 News
Honesty is always the best policy

Honesty is always the best policy

  Honesty in squash is a great weapon, and why we must not allow cheats to prosper By Alan Thatcher, Squash Mad Editor Squash is a sport that is often played at a ferocious pace, both in terms of the speed [...]

February 22, 2015 Alan's Blog, Coaching and Development, Comment
Time for Azan to learn some lessons

Time for Azan to learn some lessons

Punishment is long overdue for Malaysia’s bad boy Asyraf Azan By ALEX WAN – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor Muhd Asyraf Azan may only have just been slapped with a three-month ban and a fine by the PSA, but he is certainly [...]

February 19, 2015 Comment, News
World No.1 Mohamed Elshorbagy fined by PSA

World No.1 Mohamed Elshorbagy fined by PSA

World number one fined for incident during shock defeat in Manchester  By Alan Thatcher, Squash Mad Editor World number one Mohamed Elshorbagy has been fined £500 by the PSA for his behaviour during the AJ Bell British Grand Prix in [...]

February 17, 2015 News
Alan’s Blog: Hasta La Vista, Baby!

Alan’s Blog: Hasta La Vista, Baby!

  Wroclaw centre is the world’s biggest squash club with new glass showcourt  By Alan Thatcher, Squash Mad Editor The world’s biggest squash club has 28 courts – and it’s in the emerging squash powerhouse of Poland. The Hasta La Vista [...]

February 17, 2015 Alan's Blog, News
Sarah Jane Perry stuns Laura Massaro to win Nationals as Nick Matthew gains seventh title

Sarah Jane Perry stuns Laura Massaro to win Nationals as Nick Matthew gains seventh title

As Nick Matthew claims a record seventh title, Sarah Jane Perry stuns Laura Massaro to win her first By Squash Mad Reporter As Nick Matthew collected his seventh national title in Manchester, Sarah-Jane Perry claimed her first. This was an [...]

February 16, 2015 News
National champion Alison Waters falls to Sarah-Jane Perry

National champion Alison Waters falls to Sarah-Jane Perry

Perry powers into first National final as Selby shakes off Waller By SCARLETT SMITH – Squash Mad Correspondent in Manchester Reigning champion Alison Waters suffered a shock defeat at the hands of world number 16 Sarah-Jane Perry in today’s semi [...]

February 14, 2015 News
Laura Massaro survives Manchester scare

Laura Massaro survives Manchester scare

Emily Whitlock makes former world champion fight all the way for a place in the semi-finals By SCARLETT SMITH – Squash Mad Correspondent in Manchester Former world champion Laura Massaro survived a scare from the up and coming Emily Whitlock [...]

February 13, 2015 News