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Ramit Tandon muscles way to Singapore title

Ramit Tandon muscles way to Singapore title

Ramit Tandon shows supremacy in Singapore final By ALEX WAN – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor   The final of the Singapore Squash Open 2017 turned out to be a sombre affair as India’s Ramit Tandon was in a league of his own this afternoon and totally outplayed James Huang of Taiwan in straight games. While it [...]

December 10, 2017 Alex Wan News 0

Huang and Tandon to contest Singapore final

Huang and Tandon to contest Singapore final

Huang halts Garcia’s run in Singapore By Alex Wan – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor Robert Garcia’s maiden appearance in a tour event semi-final and gallant run at the Singapore Squash Open 2017 was halted today by Chinese Taipei’s James Huang. The 31-year old Filipino had already played over 160 minutes of squash coming into [...]

December 9, 2017 Alex Wan News 0

Garcia’s run continues in Singapore

Garcia’s run continues in Singapore

Garcia break local hearts in Singapore By Alex Wan- Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor Philippines’ giant killing qualifier Robert Garcia continued his gallant run here in Singapore after seeing off local hero Vivian Rhamanan in straight games. Even though Garcia had played two five setters in the last two days, there was no effects of the [...]

December 8, 2017 Alex Wan News 0

Garcia upsets Bong to gatecrash into last eight in Singapore

Garcia upsets Bong to gatecrash into last eight in Singapore

Garcia stuns Bong to gate crash into quarters By Alex Wan – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor Vivian Rhamanan survived a five-setter in the final match of the night to ensure local representation in the last eight after his fellow compatriots all lost out. He had to dig deep into his reserves to dictate the pace against [...]

December 7, 2017 Alex Wan News 0

Kang and Chan double home interest in Singapore

Kang and Chan double home interest in Singapore

Hosts Singapore to have largest representation ever in a PSA main draw By Alex Wan – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor Singapore doubled their representation in the main draw of the Singapore Squash Open 2017 when Benedict Chan and Samuel Kang beat their fellow compatriots. In doing so, history is created as this is the highest [...]

December 6, 2017 Alex Wan News 0

Satomi Watanabe wins her maiden national title

Satomi Watanabe wins her maiden national title

Satomi Watanabe celebrates her maiden title and Ryunosuke Tsukue nets his fourth at the Japan nationals By ALEX WAN – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor Japan celebrated a brand new national champion last weekend at the 46th All Japan National Championships with the youngest ever winner in the women’s event. After eight titles and being [...]

November 30, 2017 Alex Wan Squash Around The World 0

15 minutes with the World Junior Champion

15 minutes with the World Junior Champion

The pint-sized pocket dynamite from Alexandria By Alex Wan – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor Standing at just over 5 feet tall in a slender frame, looks are definitely deceiving when it comes to Rowan Reda El Araby as she is living proof that size doesn’t always matter. She may be small in size, but [...]

October 21, 2017 Alex Wan News 0

Double Egyptian delight in Macau

Double Egyptian delight in Macau

Mohamed Abouelghar and Nouran Gohar champs in Macau By ALEX WAN – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor It was a double Egyptian delight as second seeds Mohamed Abouelghar and Nouran Gohar took top honours at the rain interrupted finals of the Macau Squash Open 2017. After a few days of good weather with the occasional [...]

September 24, 2017 Alex Wan News 0

Ghosal stuns Rosner in Macau semis

Ghosal stuns Rosner in Macau semis

Ghosal stuns Rosner and King ends Adel’s run in Macau semis By ALEX WAN – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor Indian number one Saurav Ghosal put on his A-game tonight to turn the tables on top seed Simon Rosner in the semi-final of the Macau Squash Open. Playing in the opening match on the all-glass court [...]

September 23, 2017 Alex Wan News 0

The dream run of comeback kid Yathreb Adel continues

The dream run of comeback kid Yathreb Adel continues

Yathreb Adel and Omar Abdel Meguid gate crash into Macau semis By ALEX WAN – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor The dream run of Yathreb Adel continues at the Macau Squash Open. The Egyptian has just made it into the semi-finals and this would be her biggest achievement to date. After taking out world number 2 [...]

September 22, 2017 Alex Wan News 0

Yathreb Adel star in another Macau shocker

Yathreb Adel star in another Macau shocker

Yathreb Adel ejects top seed in Macau By ALEX WAN – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor In the opening day of the main draw of the Macau Squash Open, top seed and world number two Raneem El Welily suffered a shock defeat in the hands of giant killing compatriot Yathreb Adel. Comeback kid Yathreb Adel, who’s playing [...]

September 21, 2017 Alex Wan News 0

Yathreb Adel continues to upset in Macau

Yathreb Adel continues to upset in Macau

Yathreb Adel and Rowan Elaraby gate crash Macau main draw By Alex Wan – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor Egyptian youngsters Yathreb Adel and Rowan Elaraby ran riot over their more illustrious opponents from Hong Kong to gate crash into the main draw of the $50k Macau Squash Open. Yathreb Adel continued her giant killing run [...]

September 20, 2017 Alex Wan News 0

Hania El Hammamy dumped in Macau qualifiers

Hania El Hammamy dumped in Macau qualifiers

All men through and Yathreb Adel star in only upset of the day By ALEX WAN – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor   It was all according to the seeding in the men’s qualifying, with top seed Raphael Kendra leading the way, easing into the next round after seeing off Thailand’s Arnold Phat in just 20 [...]

September 19, 2017 Alex Wan News 0

Macau Open to run for sixth consecutive year

Macau Open to run for sixth consecutive year

El Weleily and Rosner top Macau seedings By Alex Wan – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor The Macau Squash Open will be making its sixth consecutive appearance on the PSA World Tour this year. Like last year, it offers $50,000 on-site prize money and bonuses each in the men’s and women’s categories. The event will run [...]

September 12, 2017 Alex Wan News 0

SEA Games : Singapore regain men’s team title and Philippines chalk up historic win

SEA Games : Singapore regain men’s team title and Philippines chalk up historic win

SEA Games : Singapore regain men’s team title after 22 years By Alex Wan – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor Hosts Malaysia won 6 of the 9 golds on offer at the squash event of the 29th South East Asian, or SEA Games for short, and it was considered a major failure no matter how one justifies it. [...]

September 6, 2017 Alex Wan News, Squash Around The World 0