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Hong Kong shock as Pilley powers past Elshorbagy

Hong Kong shock as Pilley powers past Elshorbagy

Aussie takes out top seed in 91-minute battle By ALEX WAN – Editor, Squash Mad Asian Bureau Cameron Pilley turned up the power to overcome world number one Mohamed Elshorbagy in the first round of the Hong Kong Open. Battling to the last, Australian Pilley held off the challenge from the top seed to win [...]

August 25, 2016 Alex Wan News 0

Wild card Ho downs Duncalf in Hong Kong

Wild card Ho downs Duncalf in Hong Kong

Lightning strikes twice in Hong Kong as locals battle through By NATHAN CLARKE in Hong Kong   Just 24 hours after watching Men’s wildcard Tsz Fung Yip stun World No.5 Miguel Angel Rodriguez in the first round of the Men’s 2016 Cathay Pacific Sun Hung Kai Financial Hong Kong Open, Women’s wildcard Ho Tze-Lok emulated [...]

August 25, 2016 Guest Contributor News 0

Yip, Yip hooray after huge win over Rodriguez

Yip, Yip hooray after huge win over Rodriguez

Hong Kong hero sinks No.3 seed By NATHAN CLARKE in Hong Kong    A virtuoso display from tournament wildcard Tsz Fung Yip brought the capacity crowd inside Hong Kong Squash Centre to their feet as the unfancied World No.50 stunned World No.5 Miguel Angel Rodriguez in an enthralling first round encounter at the 2016 Cathay [...]

August 23, 2016 Guest Contributor News 0
Joe Lee books place in Hong Kong main draw

Joe Lee books place in Hong Kong main draw

Lee meets Lee in first round By NATHAN CLARKE in Hong Kong   England’s Joe Lee emerged triumphant in a physically punishing 98-minute battle with Frenchman Lucas Serme to come through qualification at the 2016 Cathay Pacific Sun Hung Kai [...]

August 22, 2016 News
UPDATED: Pakistan fielded over-age players to win World Junior Team event

UPDATED: Pakistan fielded over-age players to win World Junior Team event

WSF to investigate claims that winning juniors are 20 years old By Alan Thatcher, Squash Mad Editor The World Squash Federation are investigating claims that Pakistan fielded two over-age players while winning the recent World Junior Team Championship in Poland. Israr [...]

August 20, 2016 Comment, News
Scots pair win World Doubles final

Scots pair win World Doubles final

Double joy for Kiwi King By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad Correspondent   Scotland’s Alan Clyne and Greg Lobban are the men’s world doubles champions after beating Australia’s David Palmer and Zac Alexander in the final.  Second seeds Clyne and [...]

August 19, 2016 News
Scots reach World Doubles final

Scots reach World Doubles final

Kiwi King eyes Doubles double By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad Correspondent   Scotland’s dynamic duo of Alan Clyne and Greg Lobban will be going for gold when they face Aussies David Palmer and Zac Alexander in the men’s final of the [...]

August 18, 2016 News
Pakistan stun Egypt to reclaim World Junior Team title

Pakistan stun Egypt to reclaim World Junior Team title

Pakistan’s first title since 2008 By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad Correspondent   After three successive defeats in the final over the past six years, second seeds Pakistan upset favourites Egypt in the climax of the VDC Dental-Care WSF Men’s [...]

August 18, 2016 News
Mixed fortunes for World Doubles hosts Australia

Mixed fortunes for World Doubles hosts Australia

Pilley and Cuskelly march on By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad Correspondent   There were mixed fortunes for hosts Australia on the second day of action in the WSF World Doubles Squash Championships in Darwin where, despite a surprise defeat for the [...]

August 17, 2016 News
Egypt meet Pakistan in World Junior Team final

Egypt meet Pakistan in World Junior Team final

Eight finals in a row for Pakistan By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad Correspondent   After first meeting in the 2004 climax, top seeds Egypt and Pakistan will contest the seventh successive final of the VDC Dental-Care WSF Men’s World [...]

August 17, 2016 News
England and USA reach World Junior semi-finals

England and USA reach World Junior semi-finals

Major breakthrough on world stage as USA upset France By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad Correspondent   In the biggest upset of the event to date, USA upset fourth seeds France in the quarter-finals of the VDC Dental-Care WSF Men’s [...]

August 16, 2016 News
Dipika Pallikal and Abdullah Al Tamimi win Australian Open titles

Dipika Pallikal and Abdullah Al Tamimi win Australian Open titles

Tamimi takes out Grayson in men’s final By SEAN REUTHE    Qatar’s Abdulla Mohd Al Tamimi and India’s Dipika Pallikal Karthik are the 2016 Australian Open champions after both players recovered from a game down to triumph in their finals [...]

August 15, 2016 News
Yow and Gohar win World Junior finals

Yow and Gohar win World Junior finals

Malaysian Yow stops Egypt’s stranglehold on junior squash By HOWARD HARDING, ALAN THATCHER and ALEX WAN   After Nouran Gohar kept the women’s title in Egyptian hands for all but one year since 2003, Eain Yow Ng upset the favourite [...]

August 12, 2016 News
Yow reaches World Junior final

Yow reaches World Junior final

Malaysian stops Egyptian clean sweep By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad Correspondent   Eain Yow Ng became the first Malaysian in seven years to reach the final of the VDC Dental-Care WSF World Junior Squash Championships – and denied an Egyptian clean [...]

August 12, 2016 News
Amelia Henley falls in World Junior quarter-finals

Amelia Henley falls in World Junior quarter-finals

Malaysia stop all-Egyptian semi-finals By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad Correspondent   AMELIA HENLEY, England’s sole representative in the last eight of the in the VDC Dental-Care WSF World Junior Squash Championships, fell to number two seed Hania El Hammamy [...]

August 10, 2016 News