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15 minutes with the World Junior Champion

15 minutes with the World Junior Champion

The pint-sized pocket dynamite from Alexandria By Alex Wan – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor Standing at just over 5 feet tall in a slender frame, looks are definitely deceiving when it comes to Rowan Reda El Araby as she is living proof that size doesn’t always matter. She may be small in size, but [...]

October 21, 2017 Alex Wan News 0

Paul Coll and Tarek Momen exit 2017 Channel VAS Championships

Paul Coll and Tarek Momen exit 2017 Channel VAS Championships

Last year’s finalists are out By SEAN REUTHE   Defending champion Paul Coll and last year’s runner-up Tarek Momen bowed out of the 2017 edition of the Channel VAS Championships at St George’s Hill at the quarter-final stage after falling to World No.5 Ali Farag and World No.15 Diego Elias, respectively, in Weybridge. World No.10 [...]

October 20, 2017 Guest Contributor News 0

Ali Farag and Paul Coll set up quarter-final Clash in Channel VAS Championships

Ali Farag and Paul Coll set up quarter-final Clash in Channel VAS Championships

Wild card Charlie tests No.2 seed By SEAN REUTHE   Egyptian World No.5 Ali Farag and New Zealand’s World No.10 Paul Coll will lock horns in the quarter-finals of the Channel VAS Championships at St George’s Hill after they claimed wins on the second day of main draw action at the PSA M100 tournament in [...]

October 19, 2017 Guest Contributor News 0
Qualifiers face top stars in Weymuller Open

Qualifiers face top stars in Weymuller Open

US Open winner Nour El Tayeb bids for Brooklyn title By LINDA ELRIANI at Heights Casino, Brooklyn   The qualifying finals at the Carol Weymuller Open always provide exciting matches as it really is all or nothing, the main draw [...]

October 19, 2017 News
Rodriguez and Ghosal upset seedings at Channel VAS Championships

Rodriguez and Ghosal upset seedings at Channel VAS Championships

Fares Dessouky and Marwan ElShorbagy are first round casualties By SEAN REUTHE    Qualifiers Miguel Angel Rodriguez and Saurav Ghosal upset the seedings on day one of the Channel VAS Championships at St George’s Hill after they claimed respective wins [...]

October 19, 2017 News
Raphael Kandra downs local hero Tom Richards in Weybridge qualifiers

Raphael Kandra downs local hero Tom Richards in Weybridge qualifiers

Big guns Pilley, Rodriguez and Ghosal power through as Brits crash out at St George’s Hill By SEAN REUTHE   Germany’s World No.42 Raphael Kandra upset local favourite Tom Richards in straight games to earn his place in the main [...]

October 18, 2017 News
Paul Coll eager to return to scene of his biggest win

Paul Coll eager to return to scene of his biggest win

Now in the world top 10, Kiwi ace is back for Channel VAS Championships By SEAN REUTHE   New Zealand’s World No.10 Paul Coll will return to the scene of his biggest ever title win on the PSA World Tour [...]

October 17, 2017 News
World Squash Day brings the game together like a global village

World Squash Day brings the game together like a global village

Squash is just one big global family By Alan Thatcher, Squash Mad Editor World Squash Day brought the sport together like one big global family with some amazing events taking place all over the planet. And nowhere was the idea [...]

October 16, 2017 Alan's Blog, Growing the game, News
Husband and wife Ali Farag and Nour El Tayeb win US Open titles

Husband and wife Ali Farag and Nour El Tayeb win US Open titles

  Dream come true for Egyptian aces By ELLIE MAWSON    Egyptian couple Ali Farag and Nour El Tayeb wrote their names into the history books earlier today (October 14) as they triumphed at the 2017 U.S. Open Presented by [...]

October 15, 2017 News
Ali Farag and Nour El Tayeb first married couple to reach US Open finals

Ali Farag and Nour El Tayeb first married couple to reach US Open finals

All-Egyptian finals in Philly as Matthew and Massaro bow out in thrillers By ELLIE MAWSON   Egyptians Ali Farag and Nour El Tayeb, the Cairo-based pair who married in 2016, will be hoping for double-delight during the finals of the [...]

October 14, 2017 News
World Squash Day: Growing the game and building new clubs

World Squash Day: Growing the game and building new clubs

British MPs back World Squash Day By Alan Thatcher, Squash Mad Editor Politicians, national federations, squash stars, coaches and clubs all over the planet are promoting the sport on World Squash Day, which is taking place tomorrow (Saturday October 14). And [...]

October 13, 2017 Growing the game, News
Joelle King topples Alison Waters in US Open

Joelle King topples Alison Waters in US Open

Huge wins for Farag and Mosaad By ELLIE MAWSON    New Zealand’s Joelle King will compete in the semi-finals of a PSA World Series tournament for the first time in over three years after she downed England’s Alison Waters 3-1 [...]

October 13, 2017 News
East Coast Academy launches graphical history of the game on World Squash Day

East Coast Academy launches graphical history of the game on World Squash Day

Squash’s history in bite-sized chunks By Alan Thatcher, Squash Mad Editor SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA, October 14th 2017, In celebration of World Squash Day, The East Coast Squash Academy is excited to release the most all- inclusive infographic of squash statistics representing [...]

October 13, 2017 Alan's Blog, Growing the game, News
Matthew and Massaro through as El Tayeb takes out top seed El Sherbini

Matthew and Massaro through as El Tayeb takes out top seed El Sherbini

Battling Brits in US Open semi-finals By ELLIE MAWSON   After 2016 champion Camille Serme and eight-time World Champion Nicol David crashed out of the 2017 U.S. Open Presented by Macquarie Investment Management in the second round, the shocks continued [...]

October 12, 2017 News
Joelle King topples reigning US Open champion Camille Serme

Joelle King topples reigning US Open champion Camille Serme

‘Camille is a classy player so that was huge’  By ELLIE MAWSON   New Zealand’s World No.10 Joelle King showed impressive poise and composure to come through a nerve-racking 66 minute battle with World No.3 Camille Serme that saw her [...]

October 11, 2017 News