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Nick Matthew avoids upset as James Willstrop exits Worlds through illness

Nick Matthew avoids upset as James Willstrop exits Worlds through illness

George Parker pushes England legend to the limit By SEAN REUTHE   Three-time World Champion Nick Matthew led four of his fellow Englishmen through to the second round of the 2017 Men’s AJ Bell PSA World Championship as the sport’s most prestigious tournament got under way today (December 10) in Manchester’s National Squash Centre. But [...]

December 10, 2017 Guest Contributor News 0

Twenty months on top for Nour El Sherbini

Twenty months on top for Nour El Sherbini

Tesni Evans climbs to 14 in the world By SEAN REUTHE   Egyptian World Champion Nour El Sherbini has recorded a 20th successive month at World No.1 after the PSA Women’s World Rankings were released today (December 1). The 22-year-old from Alexandria, who will kick-start her efforts to win a third consecutive World Championship title [...]

December 1, 2017 Guest Contributor News 0

Mohamed ElShorbagy back to world number two

Mohamed ElShorbagy back to world number two

Paul Coll  hits career-high place at eight in the world  By SEAN REUTHE   A sparkling run of form which has seen him claim three PSA World Tour titles in a row has elevated Egypt’s Mohamed ElShorbagy up to World No.2 after the release of the PSA Men’s World Rankings today (December 1). The Bristol-based [...]

December 1, 2017 Guest Contributor News 0

Laura Massaro: The Warrior hits the screens

Laura Massaro: The Warrior hits the screens

‘I hope this film inspires up and coming players’ By DONNA HELMER   A film charting the journey of Laura Massaro to World No.1 debuted in Manchester last night. England Squash, the national governing body held an exclusive screening of its new film Warrior: Laura Massaro’s Journey to World No.1 to a private audience at [...]

November 28, 2017 Guest Contributor News 0

Nick Matthew: The Movie

Nick Matthew: The Movie

Becoming the Wolf: The Story of Nick Matthew debuts in Manchester By DONNA HELMER   A film charting the success of three-time world squash champion Nick Matthew has premiered in Manchester. England Squash, the national governing body, held an exclusive screening of its film Becoming the Wolf: The Story of Nick Matthew to a private audience [...]

November 25, 2017 Guest Contributor News 0

England squeeze home by one point in Test thriller

England squeeze home by one point in Test thriller

Ideal warm-up for World Teams By ROD GILMOUR   England beat Rest of the World by a single point in the inaugural Ab Initio Squash International at St George’s Hill Lawn Tennis Club in Weybridge, Surrey, on Friday night. In the first televised test match since the 1980s, the England quartet of Daryl Selby, Laura [...]

November 25, 2017 Guest Contributor News 0

England squad face testing time

England squad face testing time

Test match broadcast live on BBC By ROD GILMOUR   A full-strength England will take on a Rest of the World team in the eagerly-anticipated Ab Initio Squash International in Surrey on Friday – with the event being showcased live across the globe and featuring a number of exciting elements to capture the Test match [...]

November 22, 2017 Guest Contributor Growing the game, News 0

Mohamed ElShorbagy renews rivalry with Ali Farag after beating brother Marwan in Hong Kong semi-finals

Mohamed ElShorbagy renews rivalry with Ali Farag after beating brother Marwan in Hong Kong semi-finals

Hong Kong features two all-Egyptian finals for the first time By SEAN REUTHE   The Cathay Pacific Sun Hung Kai Financial Hong Kong Open will feature two all-Egyptian finals for the first time in its 32-year history after Mohamed ElShorbagy, Ali Farag, Nour El Sherbini and Raneem El Welily all claimed wins on semi-finals day [...]

November 18, 2017 Guest Contributor News 0

Egyptians dominate to make history at Hong Kong Open

Egyptians dominate to make history at Hong Kong Open

Brothers battle it out in all-Egyptian semi-finals  By SEAN REUTHE   There will be an all-Egyptian semi-final line-up in a men’s PSA World Series event for the first time in history after Mohamed ElShorbagy, his younger brother Marwan, Karim Abdel Gawad and Ali Farag prevailed on quarter-finals day to reach the last four of the [...]

November 18, 2017 Guest Contributor News 0

Au, that hurts as Ramy Ashour crashes out in Hong Kong

Au, that hurts as Ramy Ashour crashes out in Hong Kong

Little Leo rocks reigning champion Ramy as Declan James decks Saurav Ghosal By SEAN REUTHE   Tournament wildcard Leo Au caused one of the biggest ever shocks to have graced the Cathay Pacific Sun Hung Kai Financial Hong Kong Open after the Hong Kong No.1 sent defending champion Ramy Ashour crashing out on day two of [...]

November 15, 2017 Guest Contributor News 0

Mohamed ElShorbagy takes out local hero Max Lee in Hong Kong

Mohamed ElShorbagy takes out local hero Max Lee in Hong Kong

Mohamed Abouelghar takes out James Willstrop in straight games By SEAN REUTHE    World No.3 Mohamed ElShorbagy prevailed in an entertaining five-game affair with World No.28 Max Lee to send the local favourite out on day one of main draw action at the 2017 Cathay Pacific Sun Hung Kai Financial Hong Kong Open, the third [...]

November 14, 2017 Guest Contributor News 0

Adrian Waller to make World Teams debut for England

Adrian Waller to make World Teams debut for England

England squad is Matthew, Willstrop, Selby and Waller By DONNA HELMER    National Coach David Campion has revealed the squad that will defend England’s title at the WSF Men’s World Team Championships in France from 27 November to 3 December. The England quartet comprises Nick Matthew (captain), James Willstrop, Daryl Selby and Adrian Waller, who [...]

November 13, 2017 Guest Contributor News 0

ElShorbagy overtakes Farag to top PSA Men’s World Series standings

ElShorbagy overtakes Farag to top PSA Men’s World Series standings

Nour El Tayeb leads women’s points table By SEAN REUTHE   World No.3 Mohamed ElShorbagy has leapfrogged fellow Egyptian Ali Farag to take the lead on the PSA Men’s World Series Standings courtesy of his triumph at the 2017 Qatar Classic last Friday (November 3). The top eight players on the men’s and women’s World [...]

November 12, 2017 Guest Contributor News 0

PSA to develop partnership with US Squash

PSA to develop partnership with US Squash

32 events in USA provide a quarter of PSA prize money By SEAN REUTHE    The Professional Squash Association (PSA) and US Squash have agreed to intensify their partnership in an effort to continue the significant growth of PSA tournaments and associated prize money in the United States over the coming years. Total prize money [...]

November 12, 2017 Guest Contributor Growing the game, News 0

Home hero Ghosal masters Müller in Mumbai

Home hero Ghosal masters Müller in Mumbai

Indian joy as Saurav soars to success By Sachika Irshwin Balvani in Mumbai   India’s Saurav Ghosal delighted an enthusiastic home crowd by winning the final of the CCI International event by beating Switzerland’s Nicolas Müller in straight games. The sun set on a historic cricket pitch and there it was, standing out, beautiful and [...]

November 11, 2017 Guest Contributor News 0