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Marwan ElShorbagy writes his own story

Marwan ElShorbagy writes his own story

Marwan steps out of his brother’s shadow to challenge for the highest honours By ELLIE MAWSON   Ahead of his debut appearance at the season-ending PSA Dubai World Series Finals – which takes place at Dubai Opera from June 6-10 – World No.5 Marwan ElShorbagy says he is determined to build on what has been [...]

May 23, 2017 Guest Contributor Interviews, News 0

Laura Massaro relishes Dubai defence

Laura Massaro relishes Dubai defence

Laura aims to be on song at Dubai Opera By ELLIE MAWSON   Reigning PSA Dubai World Series Finals Women’s champion, Laura Massaro, says she is relishing the prospect of defending her title when this year’s tournament gets under way at Dubai Opera from June 6-10. Massaro won the 2015-16 World Series Finals in the [...]

May 23, 2017 Guest Contributor Interviews, News 0

Stars line up for PSA World Series Finals in Dubai

Stars line up for PSA World Series Finals in Dubai

Group of death features Gaultier, Ashour, ElShorbagy and Willstrop By NATHAN CLARKE   The 2016-17 PSA Dubai World Series Finals, taking place at Dubai Opera from June 6-10, looks certain to deliver a blockbuster climax to the squash season after a quartet of former world number ones in the guise of Gregory Gaultier, Ramy Ashour, [...]

May 22, 2017 Guest Contributor News 0
Satomi Watanabe nets her maiden title in Manila

Satomi Watanabe nets her maiden title in Manila

Japanese teenager wins her maiden PSA title in Manila By Alex Wan – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor Japan’s young rising star Satomi Watanabe clinched her maiden PSA tour title as she triumphed over Wales’ Deon Saffrey in a 73-minute [...]

May 22, 2017 News
Six of the best as Gregory Gaultier heads back to Number One

Six of the best as Gregory Gaultier heads back to Number One

French star beats Ali Farag to add Bellevue Classic to his run of success By SEAN REUTHE   Frenchman Gregory Gaultier lifted his sixth PSA World Tour title in a row after he defeated Egypt’s World No.8 Ali Farag in [...]

May 21, 2017 News
Brad Hindle Interview: Why Gregory Gaultier is shining so brightly

Brad Hindle Interview: Why Gregory Gaultier is shining so brightly

Gaultier’s golden run is down to being relaxed and confident By Alan Thatcher, Squash Mad Editor Top coach Bradley Hindle is gaining a reputation as one of the best brains in squash. He is in big demand. As well as [...]

May 20, 2017 Alan's Blog, Growing the game, Interviews
Gregory Gaultier and Ali Farag to clash in Bellevue Classic Final

Gregory Gaultier and Ali Farag to clash in Bellevue Classic Final

French General makes it seven finals in a row  By SEAN REUTHE   World No.2 Gregory Gaultier and World No.8 Ali Farag will meet in the final of a PSA World Tour event for the second tournament in succession after [...]

May 20, 2017 News
Nick Matthew launches UK Masterclass events after Dubai finale

Nick Matthew launches UK Masterclass events after Dubai finale

Nick Matthew Academy Masterclasses to launch in UK after PSA World Series Finals in Dubai By Alan Thatcher, Squash Mad Editor Nick Matthew is getting ready for a busy summer, preparing to star on stage at the Dubai Opera House [...]

May 19, 2017 Alan's Blog, Growing the game, Interviews, News
Marwan celebrates “my first proper win over Ramy”

Marwan celebrates “my first proper win over Ramy”

Ruthless ElShorbagy reaches Bellevue semi-finals By SEAN REUTHE   World No.5 Marwan ElShorbagy claimed a huge victory over three-time World Champion Ramy Ashour to move to within one win of claiming a final berth at the inaugural Pacific Market International [...]

May 19, 2017 News
Ramy Ashour leads Egyptian trio through to PMI quarter-finals

Ramy Ashour leads Egyptian trio through to PMI quarter-finals

Ali Farag beats former college rival in Bellevue By SEAN REUTHE   Three-time World Champion Ramy Ashour marked his return from a two-month injury lay off with a 3-0 victory over Switzerland’s Nicolas Mueller to reach the quarter-final stage of [...]

May 18, 2017 News
Borja Golan cashes in with seedings upset in Bellevue

Borja Golan cashes in with seedings upset in Bellevue

Spanish ace overcomes No.7 seed Daryl Selby in wealthiest 16-man tournament By SEAN REUTHE   Spain’s former World No.5 Borja Golan was the only unseeded player to prevail on the opening day of main draw action at the inaugural Pacific [...]

May 17, 2017 News
Nic Müeller upsets Cesar Salazar in Bellevue Classic qualifying

Nic Müeller upsets Cesar Salazar in Bellevue Classic qualifying

Swiss ace meets Ramy Ashour in first round By SEAN REUTHE and ALAN THATCHER   Swiss World No.34 Nicolas Müeller came out on top of an entertaining five-game battle with Mexico’s Cesar Salazar at the PRO Sports Club in Bellevue [...]

May 16, 2017 News
Look back in Angers – 3 decades of squash success

Look back in Angers – 3 decades of squash success

Look back in Angers – 3 decades of squash success By James Roberts – Squash Mad Reporter   32 years ago in 1985, I walked through the doors of a shiny new squash club in Angers, a pretty and historic [...]

May 8, 2017 News
Un-Hoppable Gregory Gaultier wins Grasshopper Cup

Un-Hoppable Gregory Gaultier wins Grasshopper Cup

French ace so happy to beat Farag for fifth title in a row By NATHAN CLARKE in Zurich   Frenchman Gregory Gautier picked up the 39th title of his career – and his fifth consecutive tournament win in 2017 – [...]

May 8, 2017 News
Gregory Gaultier to meet Ali Farag in Grasshopper Cup Final

Gregory Gaultier to meet Ali Farag in Grasshopper Cup Final

French star aims for high five in Zurich By NATHAN CLARKE   The final of the 2017 Grasshopper Cup in Zurich will see Egyptian World No.8 Ali Farag, conquerer of both Mohamed ElShorbagy and Nick Matthew, take on in-form World [...]

May 6, 2017 News