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Gregory Gaultier and Laura Massaro claim British Open titles

Gregory Gaultier and Laura Massaro claim British Open titles

Hull of a battle in both finals as Matthew and Perry push champions all the way By SEAN REUTHE in Hull   French World No.3 Gregory Gaultier and England’s World No.5 Laura Massaro triumphed on finals day at the 2017 Allam British Open, claiming respective wins over Nick Matthew and Sarah-Jane Perry at the World Series [...]

March 27, 2017 Guest Contributor News 0

Nick Matthew leads English trio into semi-finals

Nick Matthew leads English trio into semi-finals

Massaro and Perry fly the flag in Hull By SEAN REUTHE   Nick Matthew ensured that an English trio will compete in the Allam British Open semi-finals for the first time since 2014 after he prevailed in five games against Tarek Momen. Compatriots Laura Massaro and Sarah-Jane Perry also won through to the women’s last [...]

March 25, 2017 Guest Contributor News 0

Mohamed Abouelghar stuns world champion Karim Gawad at British Open

Mohamed Abouelghar stuns world champion Karim Gawad at British Open

World champion has to wait for number one spot By SEAN REUTHE   World Champion Karim Abdel Gawad’s wait for the World No.1 spot goes on after the 26-year-old from Giza fell to a shock defeat against fellow Egyptian Mohamed Abouelghar on day three of the 2017 Allam British Open, the World Series tournament taking [...]

March 24, 2017 Guest Contributor News 0

Racquetball: David Horn takes second title

Racquetball: David Horn takes second title

‘Bobby’ dazzles to beat Mercado in Minnesota By LAURA McCORMICK – Squash Mad Racquetball Correspondent   The World Racquetball Tour Midwest Championships were hosted at Life Time Fitness Moore Lake in Fridley, MN. The WRT divisions were run in tandem to the Minnesota State Championships, which are held annually. With the Mexican National Championships being [...]

March 23, 2017 Guest Contributor News, Racketball, Squash Around The World 0

Emily Whitlock beats Alison Waters in British Open shock

Emily Whitlock beats Alison Waters in British Open shock

Now for top seed Nour El Sherbini By SEAN REUTHE in Hull    England’s World No.15 Emily Whitlock will join compatriots Laura Massaro and Nick Matthew in the quarter-final stage of the prestigious 2017 Allam British Open for the first time in her career after she upset fellow Englishwoman Alison Waters in their second round [...]

March 23, 2017 Guest Contributor News 0

First round shocks in British Open

First round shocks in British Open

Willstrop falls to Castagnet as Gohar goes out to Abbas By SEAN REUTHE   The 2016 Allam British Open runner-up Nouran Gohar fell to a shock defeat in the opening round of the 2017 instalment of the iconic World Series tournament after she succumbed to 16-year-old Egyptian qualifier Nada Abbas. Abbas, a two-time PSA World [...]

March 22, 2017 Guest Contributor News 0

No stopping Kane Waselenchuk

No stopping Kane Waselenchuk

  Waselenchuck adds to resume, but young upstart Parrilla wins hearts By MARK PALERMO – Squash Mad Racquetball Correspondent   Racquetball has an unusual configuration of three professional tours: The Ladies Professional Racquetball Tour (LPRT), The World Racquetball Tour (WRT), and International Racquetball Tour (IRT). With respect to the male tours, the IRT is a [...]

March 20, 2017 Guest Contributor News, Racketball, Squash Around The World 0

Squash and study brings winning results

Squash and study brings winning results

Squash and academia partnerships in the UK By ROSANNA RADLINSKA – Squash Mad Columnist   As a parent of a sixth form student/squash player, I feel it is the right time to explore the opportunities of combining squash and studies in the UK. I have had a look at the University of the West of England and the Elite [...]

March 20, 2017 Guest Contributor Coaching and Development, Comment, Interviews, News 1

Mohamed ElShorbagy tops Grasshopper draw

Mohamed ElShorbagy tops Grasshopper draw

Possibly the strongest 16-man draw in PSA history By NATHAN CLARKE   A breathtaking draw has been confirmed for the 2017 Grasshopper Cup which will see all of the world’s top four players travel to Zurich’s Puls5 to contest the $100,000 tournament this May. World No.1 Mohamed ElShorbagy heads the draw which sees every automatic [...]

March 16, 2017 Guest Contributor News, Squash Around The World 0

El Sherbini tops draw in World Championship defence

El Sherbini tops draw in World Championship defence

  Youngest champion defends title in El Gouna By NATHAN CLARKE   Defending champion Nour El Sherbini has been seeded number one for the Orascom Development PSA Women’s World Championship which will take place at the Egyptian Red Sea Resort of El Gouna from April 7-14, 2017. El Sherbini, who in 2016 became the youngest [...]

March 14, 2017 Guest Contributor News 0

Nicol David beats Olivia Blatchford to win first title since 2015

Nicol David beats Olivia Blatchford to win first title since 2015

Stunning setting for glass court in Colombia By SEAN REUTHE in Colombia   Malaysia’s eight-time World Champion Nicol David lifted her first PSA World Tour title since December 2015 after a dominant display against World No.27 Olivia Blatchford in the final of the inaugural Ciudad de Floridablanca, PSA W70 tournament held at the Parque el [...]

March 12, 2017 Guest Contributor News 0

Paola Longoria wins 80th Tour title

Paola Longoria wins 80th Tour title

By Ladies Pro Racquetball Tour  Paola Longoria won her 80th professional title at the Ladies Professional Racquetball Tour’s Green Brook New Jersey Open. This marks a milestone in Longoria’s record-setting career. The Mexican superstar set the mark just before heading into another run, defending her Mexican national championship. Paola defeated number 5 seed Cristina Amaya (Colombia) [...]

March 11, 2017 Guest Contributor News, Racketball, Squash Around The World 0

Sobhy and David start strongly in Colombia

Sobhy and David start strongly in Colombia

Rain holds up women stars in Floridablanca By SEAN REUTHE   Top seeds Amanda Sobhy and Nicol David both moved through to the last eight of the inaugural Ciudad de Floridablanca, PSA W70 tournament after claiming respective wins over England’s Millie Tomlinson and Mexico’s Samantha Teran on the opening day of action. Coinciding with the [...]

March 9, 2017 Guest Contributor News 0

Nicol David keen to promote women’s squash in Colombia

Nicol David keen to promote women’s squash in Colombia

Major push for the game on International Women’s Day By SEAN REUTHE   Malaysia’s eight-time world champion Nicol David is hopeful that the Ciudad de Floridablanca, which begins today on International Women’s Day, will help to promote squash in South America when it showcases some of the world’s top female squash stars. The inaugural Ciudad [...]

March 8, 2017 Guest Contributor Growing the game, News 0

Gregory Gaultier breezes into third place after Windy City win

Gregory Gaultier breezes into third place after Windy City win

Gawad and Serme lead Dubai standings By NATHAN CLARKE   Victory at last week’s Windy City Open presented by Guggenheim Partners & EquiTrust Life Insurance Company saw Frenchman Gregory Gaultier take a major step towards securing his place at the season-ending PSA Dubai World Series Finals, rising up to number three on the Road To [...]

March 6, 2017 Guest Contributor News 0