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Ghosal goes down to magic Mazen in Macau thriller

Ghosal goes down to magic Mazen in Macau thriller

Top seed Tarek Momen survives match ball against Max Lee  By ANDREW CROSS – Squash Mad Reporter in Macau Quarter-final day at the Macau Open 2014 began with a stunning result as Saurav Ghosal from India lost 13-11 in the fifth to Egyptian Mazen Hesham. Saurav was good in the opening game keeping in front [...]

October 24, 2014 Guest Contributor News, PSA 0

Rodriguez takes out top seed Golan in Montreal marathon

Rodriguez takes out top seed Golan in Montreal marathon

Mathieu Castagnet overcomes Cam Pilley to reach his first PSA 50 final By NATHAN CLARKE – Squash Mad PSA Correspondent Colombian Miguel Angel Rodriguez, the highest ranked South American squash player of all-time, will compete in one of his biggest PSA World Tour finals to date after taking out top seed Borja Golan in the [...]

October 24, 2014 Guest Contributor News, PSA 0

Jenny Duncalf downs giant-killer Emma Beddoes

Jenny Duncalf downs giant-killer Emma Beddoes

Duncalf meets Nicol David in Macau semi-finals By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad Correspondent Jenny Duncalf extended her unbeaten record over England team-mate Emma Beddoes by defeating her unseeded opponent in straight games in the Women’s Macau Open to claim a place in the semi-finals of the WSA Gold 50 squash event at Complex Desportivo [...]

October 24, 2014 Guest Contributor News, WSA 0
Beddoes Betters Sherbini In Macau masterpiece

Beddoes Betters Sherbini In Macau masterpiece

Beddoes blast sets up all-Yorkshire clash with Jenny Duncalf in quarter-finals By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad Correspondent Just a week after losing to Nour El Sherbini in the first round of the US Open, England’s unseeded Emma Beddoes gained [...]

October 23, 2014 News, WSA
Malaysian youngster Yong Sue Ann loves life at Harvard

Malaysian youngster Yong Sue Ann loves life at Harvard

Squash and brains gets promising Malaysian youngster Yong Sue Ann into Harvard By ALEX WAN – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor For many years now, the lure of a place in a top American university and the opportunity to play [...]

October 22, 2014 Comment, Interviews, WSA
Speed thrills on World Squash Day

Speed thrills on World Squash Day

Amazing events showcase squash across the globe By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad Correspondent World Squash Day 2014 was a resounding success, with thousands of players taking part in challenging and creative events all over the planet. In a trans-Atlantic [...]

October 22, 2014 News, WSF
World champion Nick Matthew faces an Egyptian ambush in Qatar

World champion Nick Matthew faces an Egyptian ambush in Qatar

New world No.1 Mohamed Elshorbagy seeded to meet Gregory Gaultier in PSA world final By NATHAN CLARKE – Squash Mad PSA Correspondent The draw for the 2014 Qatar PSA World Squash Championship has been made and will see current champion [...]

October 20, 2014 News, PSA
Mohamed Elshorbagy shows why he’s the new number one

Mohamed Elshorbagy shows why he’s the new number one

Elshorbagy proves his quality by winning US Open and reaching world number one as his dreams come true at Drexel By NATHAN CLARKE – Squash Mad PSA Correspondent Mohamed Elshorbagy, the powerhouse from Alexandria who will top the PSA world [...]

October 19, 2014 News, PSA
Nicol David claims US Open hat-trick

Nicol David claims US Open hat-trick

Malaysia’s top seed is the queen of the court as Nour El Sherbini’s run comes to an end in US Open final  By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad Correspondent Malaysian superstar Nicol David claimed the latest historic achievement in her [...]

October 19, 2014 News, WSA
Nicol David and Nour El Sherbini to contest US Open final

Nicol David and Nour El Sherbini to contest US Open final

Malaysian world number one bids for a hat-trick of Philadelphia titles  By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad Correspondent Top seed Nicol David and No.7 seed Nour El Sherbini will contest the final of the Women’s Delaware Investments US Open in [...]

October 18, 2014 News, WSA
Mohamed Elshorbagy is the new world number one

Mohamed Elshorbagy is the new world number one

Egyptian ace sinks Gregory Gaultier in US Open semi-finals to top PSA rankings for the first time By NATHAN CLARKE – Squash Mad PSA Correspondent Mohamed Elshorbagy has climbed to the top of the PSA World Tour rankings, overtaking 31-year-old [...]

October 18, 2014 News, PSA
Battle hots up for PSA number one slot

Battle hots up for PSA number one slot

Relaxed Gaultiier faces double threat to rankings lead By NATHAN CLARKE (PSA Correspondent) The battle to be World No.1 in the November PSA World Tour Rankings will enter crunch time tonight during the semi-finals of the 2014 Delaware Investments US [...]

October 17, 2014 News, PSA, US Open
Nour El Sherbini stuns world champion in US Open

Nour El Sherbini stuns world champion in US Open

Egyptian teenager faces France No.1 Camille Serme in semi-final By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad Correspondent Egyptian teenager Nour El Sherbini celebrated her return to WSA World Tour action after a five-month layoff in sparkling fashion – bringing down England’s [...]

October 17, 2014 News, US Open, WSA
Amr Shabana sails into US Open semi-finals

Amr Shabana sails into US Open semi-finals

World champion Nick Matthew happy to be under the radar as he faces Shabana showdown By NATHAN CLARKE (PSA Correspondent) Four-time World Champion Amr Shabana eased into the semi-finals of the 2014 Delaware Investments US Open courtesy of a comfortable [...]

October 17, 2014 News, PSA, US Open
Stars take speed test for World Squash Day

Stars take speed test for World Squash Day

Radar gun challenges on both sides of the Atlantic as Cam Pilley’s 176mph record comes under fire By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad Correspondent Some amazing events are taking place all over the planet on World Squash Day – the [...]

October 16, 2014 News, World Squash Day, WSF