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Matthew masters Willstrop again in Manchester

Matthew masters Willstrop again in Manchester

‘One minute I’m planning my retirement and then I want to play for five more years’  By NATHAN CLARKE in Manchester   The 36-year-old Nick Matthew proved that there is still life in the old dog as he produced a masterclass performance to inflict an 19th consecutive defeat on perennial rival James Willstrop and win [...]

December 6, 2016 Guest Contributor News 0

Matthew meets Willstrop in Manchester showdown

Matthew meets Willstrop in Manchester showdown

Rivals clash in AJ Bell final By NATHAN CLARKE in Manchester   One of the most intense and acrimonious rivalries in squash will be renewed today (Dec 5) when three-time World Champion Nick Matthew and long-term domestic opponent James Willstrop will lock horns in the final of the 2016 AJ Bell British Squash Grand Prix. The pairing, [...]

December 5, 2016 Guest Contributor News 0

HK’s Tang Ming Hong wins maiden PSA title in Singapore

HK’s Tang Ming Hong wins maiden PSA title in Singapore

Maiden PSA title for Tang in Singapore By Alex Wan – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor SINGAPORE – Hong Kong’s Tang Ming Hong picked up his maiden PSA title today after seeing off experienced Malaysian Elvinn Keo in an exciting five-game thriller. The 23-year old who is currently at his career-high ranking of 141 previously [...]

December 4, 2016 Alex Wan News 0
Egypt beat England in World Team final

Egypt beat England in World Team final

Raneem wins clincher against SJP By HOWARD HARDING in Paris    Hot favourites Egypt, whose three-woman team boasts the top three players in the world, beat defending champions England in today’s final of the WSF Women’s World Team Squash Championship [...]

December 3, 2016 News
English trio in Manchester semi-finals

English trio in Manchester semi-finals

Gaultier aims to halt home hopes By NATHAN CLARKE in Manchester    England are guaranteed at least one presence in the final of the 2016 AJ Bell Squash Grand Prix after three-time World Champion Nick Matthew was joined by former [...]

December 3, 2016 News
Elvinn Keo halts Gurshan Singh in Singapore

Elvinn Keo halts Gurshan Singh in Singapore

Elvinn Keo halts Gurshan Singh’s fine run in Singapore By Alex Wan – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor SINGAPORE – Elvinn Keo halted the fine run of qualifier Gurshan Singh’s run at the 2016 Old Chang Kee-Marigold Singapore Open when [...]

December 3, 2016 News
Richie Fallows rocks Tom Richards in Manchester

Richie Fallows rocks Tom Richards in Manchester

Qualifier faces all-Essex quarter-final with Daryl Selby By NATHAN CLARKE   Tournament qualifier Richie Fallows pulled off what he described as his ‘biggest ever win’ as he overcame a gap of 49 places on the PSA World Rankings to dispatch [...]

December 3, 2016 News
England meet top seeds Egypt in Women’s World Teams final

England meet top seeds Egypt in Women’s World Teams final

England’s 12th final in a row as hosts France fall to Egypt By HOWARD HARDING in Paris    Favourites Egypt and defending champions England, the No.2 seeds, will contest Saturday’s final of the WSF Women’s World Team Squash Championship after [...]

December 3, 2016 News
Ritwik Bhattacharya pushes back the boundaries with cricket club success

Ritwik Bhattacharya pushes back the boundaries with cricket club success

Former star is on the ball, growing the game in India By ALAN THATCHER Squash in India is being given a massive injection of energy thanks to the efforts of former professional Ritwik Bhattacharya. The staging of the $50,000 Men’s [...]

December 2, 2016 Alan's Blog, Comment, Growing the game, Interviews, News
Gurshan Singh marches into semis in Singapore

Gurshan Singh marches into semis in Singapore

Gurshan Singh marches into semis in dramatic style By Alex Wan – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor SINGAPORE – Malaysia is assured of a finalist on Sunday after Gurshan Singh and Elvinn Keo both won their quarter final matches in [...]

December 2, 2016 News
Building a new kind of squash and racketball club

Building a new kind of squash and racketball club

Join the fight to save the healthiest of all sports By Alan Thatcher, Squash Mad Editor It was wonderful to see Britain’s national newspapers present the health benefits of playing squash and racketball in their coverage of a recent survey [...]

December 2, 2016 Comment, Growing the game, News
France make historic breakthrough at World Teams

France make historic breakthrough at World Teams

‘I’ve never felt like this before’ admits Camille Serme By HOWARD HARDING in Paris    For the first time in history, France will play for a place in the last four of the WSF Women’s World Team Squash Championship after [...]

December 2, 2016 News
Top seed ejected in Singapore

Top seed ejected in Singapore

Top seed ejected by fellow countryman in Singapore By Alex Wan – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor SINGAPORE – Top seed Wong Chi Him of Hong Kong was shown the exit by fellow countryman Henry Leung in four games at [...]

December 1, 2016 News
Mohamed ElShorbagy completes calendar year at number one

Mohamed ElShorbagy completes calendar year at number one

Egyptian looks forward to more success in 2017 By SEAN REUTHE   Egypt’s Mohamed ElShorbagy has become only the third Egyptian in history to spend a whole year at the summit of the PSA Men’s World Rankings after he maintained [...]

December 1, 2016 News
Egypt: Reasons to be cheerful, 1-2-3

Egypt: Reasons to be cheerful, 1-2-3

Raneem El Welily climbs high to give Egypt top three spots By SEAN REUTHE   Egypt has become the first country in 20 years to hold all three top spots on the PSA Women’s World Rankings after Raneem El Welily [...]

December 1, 2016 News