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Sarah-Jane Perry secures debut spot at PSA World Series Finals

Sarah-Jane Perry secures debut spot at PSA World Series Finals

English trio head to Dubai By NATHAN CLARKE   England’s Sarah-Jane Perry will compete in the lucrative season-ending PSA Dubai World Series Finals for the first time in June after a superb run to the final at the Allam British Open saw her seal a place amongst the top eight on the concluding Women’s PSA [...]

March 29, 2017 Alan Thatcher News 0

Squash Classroom project launches in Pakistan

Squash Classroom project launches in Pakistan

Squash Classroom project backed by Australia’s sporting diplomacy policy By Squash Australia   The Pakistan Squash Federation has launched a new development initiative in collaboration with Squash Australia and Sport Matters. The Squash Classroom is a development project proudly supported by the Australian Government that will use squash to promote health, gender equality and education [...]

March 29, 2017 Guest Contributor Coaching and Development, Growing the game, News 0

Aberdeen qualifiers on TRAC

Aberdeen qualifiers on TRAC

Huge battles for Scottish hopefuls By DAVE IRESON – Squash Mad Correspondent in Aberdeen   Day 1 from qualifying of the TRAC North of Scotland Championships treated the local crowd to some excellent squash. There were four Scottish players in qualifying. Qualifying Round 1: First match of the day saw home favourite Mike Black take [...]

March 28, 2017 Guest Contributor News 0
Gregory Gaultier and Laura Massaro claim British Open titles

Gregory Gaultier and Laura Massaro claim British Open titles

Hull of a battle in both finals as Matthew and Perry push champions all the way By SEAN REUTHE in Hull   French World No.3 Gregory Gaultier and England’s World No.5 Laura Massaro triumphed on finals day at the 2017 Allam [...]

March 27, 2017 News
English trio in British Open finals

English trio in British Open finals

Nick Matthew meets Gregory Gaultier and it’s an all-English battle between Laura Massaro and Sarah-Jane Perry in Hull By SEAN REUTHE in Hull   A historic day of semi-final action at the 2017 Allam British Open – the sport’s oldest [...]

March 25, 2017 News
Nick Matthew leads English trio into semi-finals

Nick Matthew leads English trio into semi-finals

Massaro and Perry fly the flag in Hull By SEAN REUTHE   Nick Matthew ensured that an English trio will compete in the Allam British Open semi-finals for the first time since 2014 after he prevailed in five games against [...]

March 25, 2017 News
Mohamed Abouelghar stuns world champion Karim Gawad at British Open

Mohamed Abouelghar stuns world champion Karim Gawad at British Open

World champion has to wait for number one spot By SEAN REUTHE   World Champion Karim Abdel Gawad’s wait for the World No.1 spot goes on after the 26-year-old from Giza fell to a shock defeat against fellow Egyptian Mohamed [...]

March 24, 2017 News
Emily Whitlock beats Alison Waters in British Open shock

Emily Whitlock beats Alison Waters in British Open shock

Now for top seed Nour El Sherbini By SEAN REUTHE in Hull    England’s World No.15 Emily Whitlock will join compatriots Laura Massaro and Nick Matthew in the quarter-final stage of the prestigious 2017 Allam British Open for the first [...]

March 23, 2017 News
First round shocks in British Open

First round shocks in British Open

Willstrop falls to Castagnet as Gohar goes out to Abbas By SEAN REUTHE   The 2016 Allam British Open runner-up Nouran Gohar fell to a shock defeat in the opening round of the 2017 instalment of the iconic World Series [...]

March 22, 2017 News
Squash and study brings winning results

Squash and study brings winning results

Squash and academia partnerships in the UK By ROSANNA RADLINSKA – Squash Mad Columnist   As a parent of a sixth form student/squash player, I feel it is the right time to explore the opportunities of combining squash and studies in the [...]

March 20, 2017 Coaching and Development, Comment, Interviews, News
Nour El Sherbini ready for Hull of a battle

Nour El Sherbini ready for Hull of a battle

‘2016 British Open win was so special’ By NATHAN CLARKE and ALAN THATCHER   The 2016 Allam British Open Champion Nour El Sherbini says that victory last year, when she defeated compatriot Nouran Gohar to become the first Egyptian woman [...]

March 16, 2017 News
El Sherbini tops draw in World Championship defence

El Sherbini tops draw in World Championship defence

  Youngest champion defends title in El Gouna By NATHAN CLARKE   Defending champion Nour El Sherbini has been seeded number one for the Orascom Development PSA Women’s World Championship which will take place at the Egyptian Red Sea Resort [...]

March 14, 2017 News
Nicol David beats Olivia Blatchford to win first title since 2015

Nicol David beats Olivia Blatchford to win first title since 2015

Stunning setting for glass court in Colombia By SEAN REUTHE in Colombia   Malaysia’s eight-time World Champion Nicol David lifted her first PSA World Tour title since December 2015 after a dominant display against World No.27 Olivia Blatchford in the [...]

March 12, 2017 News
Canary Wharf Picture Gallery

Canary Wharf Picture Gallery

Pictures by PATRICK LAUSON (www.patricklausonphotography.co.uk) Photographer Patrick Lauson shares his portfolio of action images from the Canary Wharf Squash Classic.  He has captured the drama of one of the world’s most successful tournaments, with the action taking place inside one of squash’s most iconic [...]

March 11, 2017 News
Canary Wolf Nick Matthew makes it six of the best at his favourite tournament

Canary Wolf Nick Matthew makes it six of the best at his favourite tournament

Joy of six for top seed Nick By JOEL DURSTON   Nick Matthew made it a super six at the Canary Wharf Squash Classic, claiming an 11-9, 11-7, 12-10, 11-8 win over an “unbelievably tough” Fares Dessouky. The Sheffield player [...]

March 11, 2017 News