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PSA prize money reaches new high during 2016-17 season

PSA prize money reaches new high during 2016-17 season

$5.8m for 220 events on World Tour By SEAN REUTHE    The total level of financial compensation for squash players on the PSA World Tour was at an all-time high during the 2016-17 season after figures released today (June 20) by the Professional Squash Association (PSA) showed an overall growth rate of 5.2 per cent [...]

June 20, 2017 Alan Thatcher Growing the game, News 0

Joel Makin wins Kent Open title as Josh Masters runs out of steam

Joel Makin wins Kent Open title as Josh Masters runs out of steam

  Packed crowd can’t lift home hero By ALAN THATCHER – Squash Mad Editor at The Mote Squash Club   Runner-up last year, Joel Makin claimed the Select Gaming Kent Open PSA M10 title by overpowering local hero Josh Masters in straight games. In front of a packed gallery at The Mote Squash Club in [...]

June 18, 2017 Alan Thatcher News 0

Joel Makin meets Josh Masters in Kent Open final

Joel Makin meets Josh Masters in Kent Open final

Local hero fights back to beat US number one By ALAN THATCHER – Squash Mad Editor   Local favourite Josh Masters recovered from 2-1 down in games to beat US number one Todd Harrity to reach the final of the Select Gaming Kent Open, presented by First Business Finance. A boisterous, partisan crowd at The [...]

June 18, 2017 Alan Thatcher News 0
Joel Makin survives scare in Kent Open

Joel Makin survives scare in Kent Open

Top seed forced to fight By ALAN THATCHER – Squash Mad Editor   Top seed Joel Makin survived a tough battle against training partner Jan van den Herrewegen in the quarter-finals of the Select Gaming Kent Open, presented by First [...]

June 17, 2017 News
Local hero Josh Masters books place in Kent Open quarter-finals

Local hero Josh Masters books place in Kent Open quarter-finals

Lopez loses out in five-game thriller By ALAN THATCHER – Squash Mad Editor   Local hero Josh Masters battled through a severely testing first round encounter with Spain’s Edmon Lopez to reach the quarter-finals of the Select Gaming Kent Open, [...]

June 16, 2017 News
Rui Soares turns on the style in Kent Open classic

Rui Soares turns on the style in Kent Open classic

Mote magic from Portugal’s powerhouse  By ALAN THATCHER – Squash Mad Editor   In the nine years of running the Kent Open, we have seen some truly classy players in action, with Jonathan Kemp, Chris Simpson, Tom Ford and fun-loving [...]

June 14, 2017 News
Revitalising Squash in Northamptonshire

Revitalising Squash in Northamptonshire

Revitalising Squash in Northamptonshire By James Roberts – Squash Mad Reporter   I moved home to Northamptonshire, a largely rural county in the East Midlands of England, just over a year ago. When researching the squash scene to determine where [...]

June 13, 2017 News
Mohamed ElShorbagy and Laura Massaro capture World Series Finals titles

Mohamed ElShorbagy and Laura Massaro capture World Series Finals titles

‘I am back to my best’ says mighty Mo  By SEAN REUTHE in Dubai   Egypt’s Mohamed ElShorbagy and defending champion Laura Massaro claimed the titles at the 2016-17 PSA Dubai World Series Finals after prevailing in their final clashes [...]

June 10, 2017 News
It’s England v Egypt in World Series Finals

It’s England v Egypt in World Series Finals

Willstrop stuns world champion By SEAN REUTHE    It will be England versus Egypt in the finals of the 2016-17 PSA Dubai World Series Finals after a breathtaking night of semi-final action at Dubai Opera saw James Willstrop, Mohamed ElShorbagy, [...]

June 10, 2017 News
James Willstrop meets world champion Karim Gawad in World Series semi-finals

James Willstrop meets world champion Karim Gawad in World Series semi-finals

Willstrop dazzles in Dubai as Gawad loves the Opera By SEAN REUTHE in Dubai   World Champion Karim Abdel Gawad, former World No.1 James Willstrop and Germany’s Simon Rösner all joined World No.3 Mohamed ElShorbagy in the semi-finals of the [...]

June 9, 2017 News
Defending champion Gaultier is out as ElShorbagy and Massaro qualify for semi-finals

Defending champion Gaultier is out as ElShorbagy and Massaro qualify for semi-finals

Crunch time for Willstrop and Matthew in Dubai By SEAN REUTHE in Dubai   World No.3 Mohamed ElShorbagy sealed his place in the last four of the Men’s 2016-17 PSA Dubai World Series Finals after the Egyptian beat compatriot Ali [...]

June 8, 2017 News
Tributes pour in for popular Ronald Fauvel

Tributes pour in for popular Ronald Fauvel

In loving memory of Ronald Fauvel A collection of memoirs for the Structural Integrator By Alex Wan – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor   For Sandra, Antoni and Giovanni – The Dubai Opera House where the PSA World Series Finals [...]

June 7, 2017 News
Dubai Opera is theatre of dreams for Sarah-Jane Perry, Ali Farag and Simon Rosner

Dubai Opera is theatre of dreams for Sarah-Jane Perry, Ali Farag and Simon Rosner

Gregory Gaultier’s winning run ends on day one in Dubai By SEAN REUTHE in Dubai   The opening day of the 2016-17 PSA Dubai World Series Finals featured a number of matches befitting of Dubai Opera’s status as one of [...]

June 6, 2017 News
Russia proves that squash in Europe is growing fast

Russia proves that squash in Europe is growing fast

Look East to see the biggest growth in squash By ROSANNA RADLINSKA-TYMA – Squash Mad European Correspondent   The reason for checking the ESF junior events calendar since 2006 was simple – I was a mother of a teenage junior player and [...]

June 6, 2017 Growing the game, Interviews, News
French double at PSA Awards

French double at PSA Awards

Gregory Gaultier and Camille Serme are PSA Players Of The Year By NATHAN CLARKE in Dubai   There was double delight for France at the 2016-17 PSA Awards as Men’s World No.1 Gregory Gaultier and Women’s World No.3 Camille Serme [...]

June 6, 2017 Growing the game, News