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Mexico retain Pan-Am Championships

Mexico retain Pan-Am Championships

Rhonda Rajsich rocks Paola Longoria in thrilling women’s final By TIMOTHY BAGHURST – Squash Mad Racquetball Correspondent   San José Indoor Club, Costa Rica, was the host venue for the 2017 Pan Am Championship, and what a Championship it turned out to be! Following an opening ceremony that included the presence of the Costa Rican President [...]

April 26, 2017 Guest Contributor News, Racketball 0

Karim Gawad wins Houston title

Karim Gawad wins Houston title

World champ beats Tarek Momen in final By NATHAN CLARKE   World Champion Karim Abdel Gawad captured his first PSA World Tour title since January after the 25-year-old defeated fellow Egyptian Tarek Momen in the final of the Life Time Hutkay.fit Houston Open, PSA M70 tournament. Gawad, who will become the fifth Egyptian of all [...]

April 24, 2017 Guest Contributor News 0

Karim Gawad meets Tarek Momen in Houston final

Karim Gawad meets Tarek Momen in Houston final

Top seed takes out Fares Dessouky By NATHAN CLARKE    Top seed Karim Abdel Gawad continued to cruise through the draw at the Life Time Fitness Hutkay.fit Houston Open to secure his place in the 2017 tournament decider, where he will take on compatriot Tarek Momen for the spoils. Up against Fares Dessouky, who this [...]

April 24, 2017 Guest Contributor News 0

Egyptian clean sweep in Houston quarters

Egyptian clean sweep in Houston quarters

Gawad, Momen, Dessouky and Abouelghar power through to semi-finals By NATHAN CLARKE   There was Egyptian domination during the quarter-finals of the Life Time Fitness Hutkay.fit Houston Open as number one seed Karim Abdel Gawad led a clean sweep alongside compatriots Fares Dessouky, Tarek Momen and Mohamed Abouelghar into the semi-finals of the PSA M70 [...]

April 22, 2017 Guest Contributor News 0

World champion Karim Gawad leads Houston seeds through

World champion Karim Gawad leads Houston seeds through

Coll to clash with Dessouky in quarter-finals By SEAN REUTHE   There were no upsets to be found on the opening day of main draw action at the Life Time Fitness Hutkay.fit Houston Open as World Champion Karim Abdel Gawad led his fellow seeds into the quarter-final stage of the PSA M70 tournament taking place [...]

April 21, 2017 Guest Contributor News 0

World Series Finals line-ups confirmed for Dubai Opera House

World Series Finals line-ups confirmed for Dubai Opera House

Gawad and Serme lead PSA standings  By SEAN REUTHE   Following the conclusion of last week’s El Gouna International Squash Open – the final qualifying event on the 2016/17 Men’s Road To Dubai Standings – the line-up for the season-ending PSA Dubai World Series Finals has been confirmed and will see 16 of the world’s [...]

April 20, 2017 Guest Contributor News 0

PSA SquashTV passes 50 million viewers on YouTube

PSA SquashTV passes 50 million viewers on YouTube

More than a million viewers per month tune in to PSA on YouTube  By SEAN REUTHE   PSA SQUASHTV, the official online television channel of the Professional Squash Association (PSA), has passed the 50 million views mark on video-sharing website YouTube – representing a 100 per cent increase since April 2015. The channel, created on [...]

April 18, 2017 Guest Contributor News, Squash Around The World 0

Gregory Gaultier cuts Karim Gawad down to size in El Gouna final

Gregory Gaultier cuts Karim Gawad down to size in El Gouna final

French veteran shows Egypt’s young pretender who’s boss to win 38th title By SEAN REUTHE in El Gouna   French World No.1 Gregory Gaultier lifted his fourth successive PSA World Tour title after the 34-year-old defeated World Champion Karim Abdel Gawad 3-0 in the final of the 2017 El Gouna International Squash Open, PSA World [...]

April 14, 2017 Guest Contributor News 0

Nour El Sherbini meets Raneem El Welily: It will be one El of a World final

Nour El Sherbini meets Raneem El Welily: It will be one El of a World final

All-Egyptian showdown in El Gouna By SEAN REUTHE   There is guaranteed to be an Egyptian winner of the Orascom Development PSA Women’s World Championship for a second year in succession after World No.1 Nour El Sherbini and World No.4 Raneem El Welily prevailed on semi-finals day in El Gouna. El Sherbini, who became the youngest [...]

April 14, 2017 Guest Contributor News 0

Karim Gawad is new world number one after reaching El Gouna final

Karim Gawad is new world number one after reaching El Gouna final

Gregory Gaultier has a point to prove  By SEAN REUTHE   World Champion Karim Abdel Gawad will become the new World No.1 in next month’s World Rankings after he beat fellow Egyptian Fares Dessouky to reach the final of the El Gouna International Squash Open, World Series tournament – and he will face the man [...]

April 14, 2017 Guest Contributor News 0

Laura Massaro falls to Raneem El Welily in Worlds

Laura Massaro falls to Raneem El Welily in Worlds

Raneem’s Red Sea renaissance rocks Laura By SEAN REUTHE   The 2014 runner-up Raneem El Welily ended a four-match losing streak against 2013 winner Laura Massaro in the last eight of the Orascom Development PSA Women’s World Championship to set up a semi-final clash with World No.3 Camille Serme, whose battle with Joshna Chinappa had [...]

April 13, 2017 Guest Contributor News 0

Egyptian stars meet in El Gouna semi-finals

Egyptian stars meet in El Gouna semi-finals

Gawad and Dessouky to clash after rain stops play By SEAN REUTHE    Day six of the 2017 El Gouna International Squash Open saw both matches scheduled for the glass court – situated at New Marina on Egypt’s Red Sea – moved to the new squash complex in El Gouna due to unexpected rainfall, with [...]

April 13, 2017 Guest Contributor News 0

Gohar and El Sherbini to clash in World semi-finals

Gohar and El Sherbini to clash in World semi-finals

Teenager Nouran beats her idol, Nicol David, in El Gouna By SEAN REUTHE   World No.5 Nouran Gohar will take on reigning World Champion Nour El Sherbini for a place in the final of the Orascom Development PSA Women’s World Championship after they managed respective wins over Malaysia’s Nicol David and England’s Sarah-Jane Perry in [...]

April 12, 2017 Guest Contributor News 0

Nouran Gohar sets up World Championship showdown with Nicol David

Nouran Gohar sets up World Championship showdown with Nicol David

‘Nicol is my idol’ says world junior champion By SEAN REUTHE   World No.5 Nouran Gohar and eight-time World Champion Nicol David will meet in a mouthwatering quarter-final clash after they saw off Egypt’s Nour El Tayeb and Annie Au, respectively, on day three of the Orascom Development PSA Women’s World Championship held in El [...]

April 10, 2017 Guest Contributor News 0

Another big scalp as Paul Coll beats James Willstrop

Another big scalp as Paul Coll beats James Willstrop

ElShorbagy brothers to meet again in El Gouna By SEAN REUTHE   New Zealand’s World No.13 Paul Coll claimed one of the biggest scalps of his career after he defeated former World No.1 James Willstrop to reach the quarter-finals of the 2017 El Gouna International Squash Open, World Series tournament held in Hurghada, Egypt. Coll, [...]

April 9, 2017 Guest Contributor News 0