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Squash Mad Tactical Analysis: Andy Whipp on Omar Mosaad

Squash Mad Tactical Analysis: Andy Whipp on Omar Mosaad

Ramy Ashour reluctantly retired, but don’t take anything away from the Big Man Omar Mosaad  By ANDY WHIPP – Squash Mad Special Correspondent. Pictures by IRENA VANISOVA    Squash Mad invited Andy Whipp (right), the former world No.64 and a member of the Benz Bavarian Duffield squad in the Premier Squash League, to take an [...]

April 18, 2015 Guest Contributor Coaching and Development, Comment, News 0

World champion Ramy Ashour limps out of Grasshopper Cup

World champion Ramy Ashour limps out of Grasshopper Cup

Movement continues to be a major issue as Ramy concedes to fellow Egyptian Omar Mosaad in Zurich By NATHAN CLARKE in Zurich. Pictures by IRENA VANISOVA World Champion Ramy Ashour’s hopes of winning back-to-back PSA World Tour tournaments came crashing down as he limped off court against compatriot Omar Mosaad during the quarter-finals of the 2015 [...]

April 17, 2015 Guest Contributor News 0

Ramy Nics it after Mueller threatens Swiss shock

Ramy Nics it after Mueller  threatens Swiss shock

Rusty Ramy wakes up to halt home hero Nic Mueller in front of sellout Zurich crowd By NATHAN CLARKE in Zurich. Pictures by IRENA VANISOVA World Champion Ramy Ashour triumphed in a frenetic, rollercoaster of an encounter with home favourite and World No.20 Nicolas Mueller during the second day of first round action at the [...]

April 16, 2015 Guest Contributor News 0
Top seed Gaultier gallops through in Grasshopper Cup

Top seed Gaultier gallops through in Grasshopper Cup

  Top seed Gaultier puts on a late show to beat Cam Pilley in Zurich By NATHAN CLARKE in Zurich Number one seed and World No.3 Gregory Gaultier wasted no time in securing his place in the quarter-finals of the [...]

April 16, 2015 News
Why Amr Shabana is king of the swingers

Why Amr Shabana is king of the swingers

  Getting the racket back as well as up is key to a clean, effective swing By TONY GRIFFIN – Author of G-Spot Squash   I have always been fascinated by what makes a good swing. Watch the truly great players, like Amr Shabana, [...]

April 14, 2015 Coaching and Development, News
Kiwis smash world record for longest match

Kiwis smash world record for longest match

Running 100km on court and fighting blisters, Kiwi father and son Brett and James regain world record for longest squash match By world record breaker JAMES MEYER    Father and son Brett and James Meyer from New Zealand have regained the [...]

April 14, 2015 Growing the game, News
Amanda Sobhy offers US Squash a vision of a hot future

Amanda Sobhy offers US Squash a vision of a hot future

Amanda Sobhy takes Texas title and offers US Squash a vision of future glory By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad Correspondent New York-born Amanda Sobhy claimed the biggest WSA World Tour title of her career – and became the first home winner [...]

April 13, 2015 News
Fearless Fares: Is his style just all-out attack?

Fearless Fares: Is his style just all-out attack?

Fares has flair and fire in abundance as he rockets up the rankings By NEAL BROOKER – Squash Mad Coaching Columnist   I think its fair to say over the last year or so; anyone who follows squash will have [...]

April 12, 2015 Coaching and Development, Comment, News
Too many mean, nasty old men are killing squash

Too many mean, nasty old men are killing squash

We need younger coaches and administrators to rescue the game from the damage caused by nasty old men By Alan Thatcher, Squash Mad Editor I’ve got lots of pet theories about squash. And here’s one of them: Too many nasty [...]

April 11, 2015 Alan's Blog, Comment, Growing the game, News, Squash Around The World
Ramy roars to another El Gouna title after saving four match balls

Ramy roars to another El Gouna title after saving four match balls

Top seed Mohamed Elshorbagy leads 10-6 in the fifth, but Ramy Ashour battles back to win epic El Gouna final By NATHAN CLARKE in El Gouna  Ramy Ashour saved four match balls as he conjured up an astonishing comeback to [...]

April 10, 2015 News
Irish star Madeline Perry to bow out in Dublin

Irish star Madeline Perry to bow out in Dublin

15-times Irish champion Madeline Perry plans charity role after WSA farewell in Dublin By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad Correspondent Madeline Perry, the most successful Irish squash player of all-time, will make her farewell WSA World Tour appearance at the [...]

April 10, 2015 News
All-Egyptian final in El Gouna as Ramy Ashour meets Mohamed Elshorbagy

All-Egyptian final in El Gouna as Ramy Ashour meets Mohamed Elshorbagy

  One game up, then tragedy for Nick Matthew as ankle injury forces him to limp out of semi-final By NATHAN CLARKE in El Gouna    The final of the 2015 El Gouna International, PSA World Series, tournament will see [...]

April 9, 2015 News
World’s top two clash in El Gouna semi-finals

World’s top two clash in El Gouna semi-finals

Mouthwatering match-up as Mohamed meets Matthew in El Gouna showdown  By NATHAN CLARKE in El Gouna    World No.1 Mohamed Elshorbagy and World No.2 Nick Matthew will meet in a third consecutive PSA World Series event in 2015 when they [...]

April 8, 2015 News
Nicol David: My best is still to come

Nicol David: My best is still to come

  My best squash is still ahead of me says record-breaking Nicol David By ALEX WAN, Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor Nicol David has told fans back home in Malaysia that she is keen to carry on playing for at [...]

April 8, 2015 Interviews, News
Malaysia wins bid to stage Women’s World Championship for three years

Malaysia wins bid to stage Women’s World Championship for three years

Three-year Malaysian deal gives stability to Women’s World Championship By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad Correspondent   Simon Arnold, Managing Director of Hallmark Events Group, today announced that the Women’s Squash Association (WSA), in conjunction with the World Squash Federation [...]

April 8, 2015 News