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Malaysian youngster Yong Sue Ann loves life at Harvard

Malaysian youngster Yong Sue Ann loves life at Harvard

Squash and brains gets promising Malaysian youngster Yong Sue Ann into Harvard By ALEX WAN – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor For many years now, the lure of a place in a top American university and the opportunity to play college squash has been an attraction for many top juniors. This however, creates an issue [...]

October 22, 2014 Alex Wan Comment, Interviews, WSA 0

Speed thrills on World Squash Day

Speed thrills on World Squash Day

Amazing events showcase squash across the globe By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad Correspondent World Squash Day 2014 was a resounding success, with thousands of players taking part in challenging and creative events all over the planet. In a trans-Atlantic speed challenge, Australia’s world No.22 Cameron Pilley attempted to improve on his world record of [...]

October 22, 2014 Guest Contributor News, WSF 0

World champion Nick Matthew faces an Egyptian ambush in Qatar

World champion Nick Matthew faces an Egyptian ambush in Qatar

New world No.1 Mohamed Elshorbagy seeded to meet Gregory Gaultier in PSA world final By NATHAN CLARKE – Squash Mad PSA Correspondent The draw for the 2014 Qatar PSA World Squash Championship has been made and will see current champion Nick Matthew, the Englishman from Sheffield, begin the defence of his title against a qualifier [...]

October 20, 2014 Guest Contributor News, PSA 0
Mohamed Elshorbagy shows why he’s the new number one

Mohamed Elshorbagy shows why he’s the new number one

Elshorbagy proves his quality by winning US Open and reaching world number one as his dreams come true at Drexel By NATHAN CLARKE – Squash Mad PSA Correspondent Mohamed Elshorbagy, the powerhouse from Alexandria who will top the PSA world [...]

October 19, 2014 News, PSA
Nicol David claims US Open hat-trick

Nicol David claims US Open hat-trick

Malaysia’s top seed is the queen of the court as Nour El Sherbini’s run comes to an end in US Open final  By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad Correspondent Malaysian superstar Nicol David claimed the latest historic achievement in her [...]

October 19, 2014 News, WSA
Nicol David and Nour El Sherbini to contest US Open final

Nicol David and Nour El Sherbini to contest US Open final

Malaysian world number one bids for a hat-trick of Philadelphia titles  By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad Correspondent Top seed Nicol David and No.7 seed Nour El Sherbini will contest the final of the Women’s Delaware Investments US Open in [...]

October 18, 2014 News, WSA
Mohamed Elshorbagy is the new world number one

Mohamed Elshorbagy is the new world number one

Egyptian ace sinks Gregory Gaultier in US Open semi-finals to top PSA rankings for the first time By NATHAN CLARKE – Squash Mad PSA Correspondent Mohamed Elshorbagy has climbed to the top of the PSA World Tour rankings, overtaking 31-year-old [...]

October 18, 2014 News, PSA
Battle hots up for PSA number one slot

Battle hots up for PSA number one slot

Relaxed Gaultiier faces double threat to rankings lead By NATHAN CLARKE (PSA Correspondent) The battle to be World No.1 in the November PSA World Tour Rankings will enter crunch time tonight during the semi-finals of the 2014 Delaware Investments US [...]

October 17, 2014 News, PSA, US Open
Nour El Sherbini stuns world champion in US Open

Nour El Sherbini stuns world champion in US Open

Egyptian teenager faces France No.1 Camille Serme in semi-final By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad Correspondent Egyptian teenager Nour El Sherbini celebrated her return to WSA World Tour action after a five-month layoff in sparkling fashion – bringing down England’s [...]

October 17, 2014 News, US Open, WSA
Amr Shabana sails into US Open semi-finals

Amr Shabana sails into US Open semi-finals

World champion Nick Matthew happy to be under the radar as he faces Shabana showdown By NATHAN CLARKE (PSA Correspondent) Four-time World Champion Amr Shabana eased into the semi-finals of the 2014 Delaware Investments US Open courtesy of a comfortable [...]

October 17, 2014 News, PSA, US Open
Stars take speed test for World Squash Day

Stars take speed test for World Squash Day

Radar gun challenges on both sides of the Atlantic as Cam Pilley’s 176mph record comes under fire By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad Correspondent Some amazing events are taking place all over the planet on World Squash Day – the [...]

October 16, 2014 News, World Squash Day, WSF
Battle for No.1 as Elshorbagy clashes with Gaultier

Battle for No.1 as Elshorbagy clashes with Gaultier

Rosner and Waller mount valiant efforts in US Open showdowns By Squash Mad Reporter World No.1 Gregory Gaultier and World No.2 Mohamed Elshorbagy will go head-to-head in the semi-finals of the 2014 Delaware Investments US Open in a mouthwatering encounter [...]

October 16, 2014 News, PSA, US Open
Nicol David sets up Raneem revenge bid

Nicol David sets up Raneem revenge bid

World No.1 wins all-Malaysian clash and sets sights on Egyptian target By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad Correspondent Malaysia’s world No1 Nicol David has set up arguably the biggest revenge match of her career when she meets Egypt’s world No3 [...]

October 16, 2014 News, US Open, WSA
Nick Matthew marches on as Amr Shabana is shaken in US Open

Nick Matthew marches on as Amr Shabana is shaken in US Open

Chris Simpson “getting closer all the time” admits world champion    By Squash Mad Reporter Squash world champion Nick Matthew booked his place in the quarter-finals of the 2014 Delaware Investments US Open with a 3-0 win over Guernsey’s Chris [...]

October 15, 2014 News, PSA
Adel on song for World Series breakthrough

Adel on song for World Series breakthrough

Big day for Egyptians as Nour downs Duncalf in US Open By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad Correspondent Egyptian teenager Yathreb Adel created the biggest second round upset in the Women’s Delaware Investments US Open when she despatched eighth seed [...]

October 15, 2014 News, WSA