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Finally, James Willstrop ends 10-year losing run to rival Nick Matthew

Finally, James Willstrop ends 10-year losing run to rival Nick Matthew

Under the chandeliers at Grand Central, Willstrop exorcises painful record against long-term rival By NATHAN CLARKE and HOWARD HARDING in New York   England’s James Willstrop ended a 10-year, 19-match losing streak against perennial domestic rival Nick Matthew to knock the 36-year-old from Sheffield out of the 2017 J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions with a 73-minute [...]

January 16, 2017 Guest Contributor News 0

ElShorbagy brothers are on track to clash in New York

ElShorbagy brothers are on track to clash in New York

‘One day I know he will beat me, then he will be a complete player’  By NATHAN CLARKE in New York   There will be more than just a place in the semi-final of one of squash’s most iconic tournaments, the 2017 J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions, at stake inside New York’s Grand Central Terminal [...]

January 15, 2017 Guest Contributor News 0

Battle of Broadway takes centre stage in New York

Battle of Broadway takes centre stage in New York

Willstrop and Matthew continue rivalry in theatrical surroundings  By NATHAN CLARKE and ALAN THATCHER    Veteran English duo Nick Matthew and James Willstrop will write another chapter into their long-standing rivalry after coming through their opening match-ups at the 2017 J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions – taking place inside New York’s Grand Central Terminal – to [...]

January 14, 2017 Alan Thatcher News 0
Birthday boy Mohamed Elshorbagy given a hard time by Declan James at ToC

Birthday boy Mohamed Elshorbagy given a hard time by Declan James at ToC

‘We’ll have lots more hard matches in the future’ By HOWARD HARDING in New York   World number one Mohamed Elshorbagy celebrated his 26th birthday in fine style today in New York where he led five fellow Egyptians through the [...]

January 13, 2017 News
Declan James bags top seed after ToC qualifying shocks

Declan James bags top seed after ToC qualifying shocks

Richards, Clyne and James on track for ToC first round at Grand Central By NATHAN CLARKE and ALAN THATCHER   Declan James received the ultimate prize, a first round clash with top seed Mohamed Elshorbagy, after leading a trio of [...]

January 12, 2017 News
Delia Arnold hangs up her racket to move on with life

Delia Arnold hangs up her racket to move on with life

Delia Arnold retires after 14 years on tour By Alex Wan – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor Former British Open semi-finalist Delia Arnold announced her immediate retirement from the game earlier last week. The world number 17 from Kuala Lumpur, [...]

January 9, 2017 News
Denis Gilevskiy claims first British Junior Open title for Ireland

Denis Gilevskiy claims first British Junior Open title for Ireland

Elise and Sam finish runners-up for England By DONNA HELMER in Sheffield   This year’s British Junior Open drew to a close with a dazzling display of squash and two surprising records set on the tournament’s final day. The championships [...]

January 7, 2017 News
Elise and Sam make it to British Junior Open finals

Elise and Sam make it to British Junior Open finals

Best of British since Jenny, James and Nick were nippers  By DONNA HELMER in Sheffield   Two of England’s finest young squash players will be vying for British Junior Open titles for the first time in 16 years on Friday. [...]

January 5, 2017 News
Record prize funds for men and women on PSA Tour

Record prize funds for men and women on PSA Tour

Growth of 14% in 2016 By NATHAN CLARKE   Professional squash players are earning more money than ever before according to figures released today (Jan 5) by the Professional Squash Association (PSA) which show that the total level of financial [...]

January 5, 2017 News
England’s fab five reach British Junior Open semi-finals

England’s fab five reach British Junior Open semi-finals

Home hopes provide best display in years  By DONNA HELMER in Sheffield   FIVE English players have reached the semi-finals of the 2017 British Junior Open (BJO) in what has been a truly triumphant day for the home nation in [...]

January 5, 2017 News
Natalie Grinham to bow out at the ToC

Natalie Grinham to bow out at the ToC

Golden girl chooses New York finale By NATHAN CLARKE   Three-time Commonwealth Games Gold Medal winner and former World No.2 Natalie Grinham, the 38-year-old from Toowoomba, Australia, will bring down the curtain on a glittering 20-year career when this month’s [...]

January 4, 2017 News
World champion falls in British Junior Open

World champion falls in British Junior Open

Huge win over Eain Yow Ng for American outsider Andrew Douglas By DONNA HELMER in Sheffield   Day two of the British Junior Open sprung a huge shock as last year’s world junior champion was knocked out in the third [...]

January 4, 2017 News
Kiwi Paul Coll cracks world Top 20

Kiwi Paul Coll cracks world Top 20

Happy New Year as Weybridge champion climbs 13 places By NATHAN CLARKE   After securing the biggest title win of his career during December’s PSA M100 Channel VAS Championship, New Zealand’s Paul Coll has jumped a colossal 13 places on [...]

January 3, 2017 News
Tesni Evans breaks into PSA World Top 20

Tesni Evans breaks into PSA World Top 20

Laura Massaro at five as Nicol David slips to seven By NATHAN CLARKE   Tesni Evans has become only the second Welsh female player ever to break into the World’s Top 20 following the publication of the first PSA Women’s [...]

January 3, 2017 News
Equal prize money at 2017 British Open

Equal prize money at 2017 British Open

Prize purse of $150,000 for men and women in Hull By NATHAN CLARKE   Female players will earn the same prize money as their male counterparts for the first time in the history of the prestigious Allam British Open when the [...]

December 19, 2016 News