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India denies Malaysian double at Asian Junior Teams

India denies Malaysian double at Asian Junior Teams

Malaysian and India come out tops at Asian Junior Team Champs By Alex Wan – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor Top seeds Malaysia and India both justified their top seeding after winning their respective finals with an identical 2-0 score line at the Hong Kong Squash Centre. In the girls’ event, Malaysia retained the title [...]

February 5, 2017 Alex Wan News 0

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, Malaysia, handed in her resignation letter to the Malaysian Director of Coaching, Major (r) S. [...]

January 9, 2017 Alex Wan News 0

Top seeds win Singapore Open premier titles

Top seeds win Singapore Open premier titles

Ivan Yuen and Teh Min Jie win premier titles in Singapore By Alex Wan – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor SINGAPORE – Ivan Yuen and Teh Min Jie both justified their top billing at the 2016 Old Chang Kee-Marigold Singapore Open as both walked out victories in their respective men’s and women’s premier finals. Ivan [...]

December 4, 2016 Alex Wan News, Squash Around The World 0

HK’s Tang Ming Hong wins maiden PSA title in Singapore

HK’s Tang Ming Hong wins maiden PSA title in Singapore

Maiden PSA title for Tang in Singapore By Alex Wan – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor SINGAPORE – Hong Kong’s Tang Ming Hong picked up his maiden PSA title today after seeing off experienced Malaysian Elvinn Keo in an exciting five-game thriller. The 23-year old who is currently at his career-high ranking of 141 previously [...]

December 4, 2016 Alex Wan News 0

Elvinn Keo halts Gurshan Singh in Singapore

Elvinn Keo halts Gurshan Singh in Singapore

Elvinn Keo halts Gurshan Singh’s fine run in Singapore By Alex Wan – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor SINGAPORE – Elvinn Keo halted the fine run of qualifier Gurshan Singh’s run at the 2016 Old Chang Kee-Marigold Singapore Open when he beat the Perak-born lad in straight games 11-9, 11-8, 11-7 in 25 minutes. Victory [...]

December 3, 2016 Alex Wan News 0

Gurshan Singh marches into semis in Singapore

Gurshan Singh marches into semis in Singapore

Gurshan Singh marches into semis in dramatic style By Alex Wan – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor SINGAPORE – Malaysia is assured of a finalist on Sunday after Gurshan Singh and Elvinn Keo both won their quarter final matches in contrasting fashion. While Elvinn Keo completely outplayed his Korean opponent, Gurshan Singh had to save [...]

December 2, 2016 Alex Wan News 0

Top seed ejected in Singapore

Top seed ejected in Singapore

Top seed ejected by fellow countryman in Singapore By Alex Wan – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor SINGAPORE – Top seed Wong Chi Him of Hong Kong was shown the exit by fellow countryman Henry Leung in four games at the opening round of the 2016 Old Chang Kee-Marigold Singapore Open. The 21-year old outplayed [...]

December 1, 2016 Alex Wan News 0

Qualifying seeds check into main draw in Singapore

Qualifying seeds check into main draw in Singapore

Sanjay Singh leads seeds onto main draw in Singapore By Alex Wan – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor SINGAPORE – The qualifying finals went all went to seeding this evening at the Kallang Squash Centre. Qualifying top seed Sanjay Singh Chal of Malaysia checked into the main draw in style after stopping giant-killing local Chua [...]

November 30, 2016 Alex Wan News 0

Local surprises in first men’s event in 18 years in Singapore

Local surprises in first men’s event in 18 years in Singapore

Chua Man Tong gate crashes into qualifying finals in home event By Alex Wan – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor SINGAPORE – After an 18-year of hiatus, men’s professional squash made a return to Singapore as the inaugural PSA Old Chang Kee-Marigold Singapore Open kicked off today at the Kallang Squash Centre. The qualifying rounds [...]

November 30, 2016 Alex Wan News 0

Malaysian team weakened as Low Wee Wern’s ligament goes “missing”

Malaysian team weakened as Low Wee Wern’s ligament goes “missing”

Low Wee Wern forced out of Women’s World Teams By Alex Wan – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor Former world number 5 Low Wee Wern has pulled out of the Malaysian team that left for Paris earlier today. The 26-year old, who went under the knife on her left knee anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) last [...]

November 25, 2016 Alex Wan News 0

Malaysia and Japan National Champions Crowned

Malaysia and Japan National Champions Crowned

Delia “Pink Socks” Arnold and Nafiizwan “Komodo” Adnan retain titles in Malaysia and Misaki Kobayashi survives thriller in Japan By Alex Wan – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor Delia Arnold and Nafiizwan Adnan both claimed their second Malaysian national title earlier today after seeing off spirited challenges from Low Wee Wern and Ivan Yuen respectively. [...]

November 20, 2016 Alex Wan News 0

World Squash Day in Asia

World Squash Day in Asia

Korea leads World Squash Day celebrations in Asia By Alex Wan – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor World Squash Day celebrations took off in Asia with Korea leading with an impressive mega festival held in Incheon, the South Korean city that borders its capital Seoul, where the 2014 Asian Games was held. The Korean event [...]

November 1, 2016 Alex Wan News 0

Daryl Selby and Joelle King are Macau champions

Daryl Selby and Joelle King are Macau champions

Selby and King claim biggest career titles By Alex Wan – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor The 2016 Macau Squash Open came to a close tonight with both Daryl Selby and Joelle King claiming their biggest career title at the glass court erected next to the Macau Tower. Daryl Selby had won his title in [...]

September 18, 2016 Alex Wan News 0

Exhausted Max Lee to concede Macau final

Exhausted Max Lee to concede Macau final

Daryl Selby handed a walkover as Lee stays overnight in hospital By ALEX WAN – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor   The physical demands of top-class squash were clearly illustrated today as Max Lee was forced to withdraw from tonight’s final of the Macau Open. Hong Kong’s world No.17 was taken to hospital suffering from [...]

September 18, 2016 Alex Wan News 0

Max Lee shocks top seed Marwan Elshorbagy

Max Lee shocks top seed Marwan Elshorbagy

Max Lee not able to compete in final after Macau win over Marwan By ALEX WAN – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor   Play moved to the glass court erected by the Macau Tower today. Both the men’s top seeds were upstaged by their lower seeded opponents in the Macau Open semi-finals, while the women’s [...]

September 17, 2016 Alex Wan News 0