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Mohamed ElShorbagy and Laura Massaro capture World Series Finals titles

Mohamed ElShorbagy and Laura Massaro capture World Series Finals titles

‘I am back to my best’ says mighty Mo  By SEAN REUTHE in Dubai   Egypt’s Mohamed ElShorbagy and defending champion Laura Massaro claimed the titles at the 2016-17 PSA Dubai World Series Finals after prevailing in their final clashes inside the stunning Dubai Opera. The World Series Finals is the first sporting event to [...]

June 10, 2017 Guest Contributor News 0

It’s England v Egypt in World Series Finals

It’s England v Egypt in World Series Finals

Willstrop stuns world champion By SEAN REUTHE    It will be England versus Egypt in the finals of the 2016-17 PSA Dubai World Series Finals after a breathtaking night of semi-final action at Dubai Opera saw James Willstrop, Mohamed ElShorbagy, Laura Massaro and Nour El Sherbini seal their spots in the title-deciders. Former World No.1 [...]

June 10, 2017 Guest Contributor News 0

James Willstrop meets world champion Karim Gawad in World Series semi-finals

James Willstrop meets world champion Karim Gawad in World Series semi-finals

Willstrop dazzles in Dubai as Gawad loves the Opera By SEAN REUTHE in Dubai   World Champion Karim Abdel Gawad, former World No.1 James Willstrop and Germany’s Simon Rösner all joined World No.3 Mohamed ElShorbagy in the semi-finals of the Men’s event as the group stage of the 2016-17 PSA Dubai World Series Finals drew [...]

June 9, 2017 Guest Contributor News 0

Defending champion Gaultier is out as ElShorbagy and Massaro qualify for semi-finals

Defending champion Gaultier is out as ElShorbagy and Massaro qualify for semi-finals

Crunch time for Willstrop and Matthew in Dubai By SEAN REUTHE in Dubai   World No.3 Mohamed ElShorbagy sealed his place in the last four of the Men’s 2016-17 PSA Dubai World Series Finals after the Egyptian beat compatriot Ali Farag on day two in Dubai Opera – meaning last year’s champion Gregory Gaultier crashes [...]

June 8, 2017 Guest Contributor News 0

Dubai Opera is theatre of dreams for Sarah-Jane Perry, Ali Farag and Simon Rosner

Dubai Opera is theatre of dreams for Sarah-Jane Perry, Ali Farag and Simon Rosner

Gregory Gaultier’s winning run ends on day one in Dubai By SEAN REUTHE in Dubai   The opening day of the 2016-17 PSA Dubai World Series Finals featured a number of matches befitting of Dubai Opera’s status as one of the most stunning squash venues of all time as World Champions Karim Abdel Gawad and [...]

June 6, 2017 Guest Contributor News 0

French double at PSA Awards

French double at PSA Awards

Gregory Gaultier and Camille Serme are PSA Players Of The Year By NATHAN CLARKE in Dubai   There was double delight for France at the 2016-17 PSA Awards as Men’s World No.1 Gregory Gaultier and Women’s World No.3 Camille Serme collected the Player of Year Awards during a gala dinner at the Vida Hotel, Dubai. [...]

June 6, 2017 Guest Contributor Growing the game, News 0

Mohamed ElShorbagy feels at home in Dubai for the World Series Finals

Mohamed ElShorbagy feels at home in Dubai for the World Series Finals

‘I want to finish a disappointing season on a high’ By ELLIE MAWSON    Former World No.1 Mohamed ElShorbagy is aiming to end a disappointing 2016-17 season on a high with victory at next month’s PSA Dubai World Series Finals – with the lucrative tournament set to light up Dubai Opera between June 6-10.  The [...]

June 2, 2017 Guest Contributor News 0

Alison Waters delighted to part of the show in Dubai

Alison Waters delighted to part of the show in Dubai

‘I’ve got nothing to lose; there is no pressure on me’ By ELLIE MAWSON   England’s World No.9 Alison Waters says she can’t wait for the action to get under way at the PSA Dubai World Series Finals, which takes place at Dubai Opera from June 6–10. Waters originally finished ninth on the PSA Women’s [...]

June 2, 2017 Guest Contributor News 0

Gregory Gaultier returns to summit of men’s world rankings

Gregory Gaultier returns to summit of men’s world rankings

Lead changes four months in a row By SEAN REUTHE   Frenchman Gregory Gaultier has become World No.1 for the sixth time in his career, overtaking Egypt’s Karim Abdel Gawad to top the PSA Men’s World Rankings after they were released today (June 1), making it the first time since 2012 that the World No.1 [...]

June 1, 2017 Guest Contributor News 0

Nour El Sherbini stays at World No.1 for 14th month in a row

Nour El Sherbini stays at World No.1 for 14th month in a row

By SEAN REUTHE   Egypt’s two-time World Champion Nour El Sherbini has maintained her position as World No.1 for a 14th consecutive month after the latest PSA World Rankings were released today (June 1). El Sherbini sits a place ahead of compatriot Raneem El Welily, the player she beat in April’s PSA Women’s World Championship [...]

June 1, 2017 Guest Contributor News 0

Camille Serme won’t let pressure affect her in Dubai

Camille Serme won’t let pressure affect her in Dubai

‘There are so many good players around and anyone can win it’  By ELLIE MAWSON   Despite enjoying the most successful season of her career to date France’s Camille Serme says the pressure is off ahead of next month’s PSA Dubai World Series Finals which takes place at Dubai Opera from June 6-10. The 28-year-old, [...]

May 31, 2017 Guest Contributor News 0

Gregory Gaultier wants to maintain that winning feeling in World Series Finals

Gregory Gaultier wants to maintain that winning feeling in World Series Finals

‘I’ve been training for 30 years and it’s all about hard work’  By ELLIE MAWSON   Current World No.2 Gregory Gaultier will be aiming to keep his 27-match unbeaten streak – the longest of his career – alive as he prepares to defend the title at the 2016-17 PSA Dubai World Series Finals when the [...]

May 31, 2017 Guest Contributor News 0

Karim Gawad aims to end dream season on a high note at the Opera

Karim Gawad aims to end dream season on a high note at the Opera

‘Best-of-three format will be tricky because I am a slow starter’ By NATHAN CLRKE   Egyptian World No.1 Karim Abdel Gawad says he is relishing the chance to compete in the PSA Dubai World Series Finals for the first time in his career when he will hope to cap a dream year with victory at [...]

May 30, 2017 Guest Contributor News 0

James Willstrop keen to appear on stage at Dubai Opera

James Willstrop keen to appear on stage at Dubai Opera

‘It’s a new iconic place to add to the list of amazing venues for squash’ By NATHAN CLARKE   England’s World No.6 James Willstrop says he can’t wait to appear at the PSA Dubai World Series Finals and test himself against the world’s best players for one of the sport’s most lucrative prizes at Dubai [...]

May 30, 2017 Guest Contributor News 0

George Parker wins Welsh Open

George Parker wins Welsh Open

Parker completes run right through from qualifying By RICHARD MURPHY    A superb, sublime performance from George Parker, beating Patrick Rooney in straight games, saw him take the inaugural Rhiwbina Welsh Open title. Parker’s fantastic run of form throughout the tournament continued on the final day as he powered his way to victory. His English [...]

May 29, 2017 Guest Contributor News, Squash Around The World 0