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Canary Wolf Nick Matthew makes it six of the best at his favourite tournament

Canary Wolf Nick Matthew makes it six of the best at his favourite tournament

Joy of six for top seed Nick By JOEL DURSTON   Nick Matthew made it a super six at the Canary Wharf Squash Classic, claiming an 11-9, 11-7, 12-10, 11-8 win over an “unbelievably tough” Fares Dessouky. The Sheffield player once again belied his 36 years with a typical display of high-tempo, pressing squash and, [...]

March 11, 2017 Joel Durston News 1

Dream final for Fares Dessouky against Nick Matthew

Dream final for Fares Dessouky against Nick Matthew

Egyptian battles through two-hour marathon to face his boyhood hero in the Canary Wharf Classic final By JOEL DURSTON   Fares Dessouky survived a hammering – literally – from Borja Golan to earn his place in the Canary Wharf Classic final, claiming a 12-10, 15-17, 13-11, 11-13, 11-5 victory after an epic, dramatic battle lasting 124 [...]

March 10, 2017 Joel Durston News 1

Paul Coll powers into Canary Wharf semi-finals

Paul Coll powers into Canary Wharf semi-finals

Kiwi Superman sets up first encounter with Nick Matthew By JOEL DURSTON at Canary Wharf    Paul Coll continued his fine run of form with a very impressive 11-7, 11-3, 12-10 win over home favourite Daryl Selby in the quarter-finals of the Canary Wharf Classic in London. An almost faultless display saw him beat the [...]

March 9, 2017 Joel Durston News 0

Lucas Serme sinks Marwan Elshorbagy at Canary Wharf

Lucas Serme sinks Marwan Elshorbagy at Canary Wharf

World No.46 upsets the rankings By JOEL DURSTON at Canary Wharf   World No. 46 Lucas Serme produced possibly the performance of his career to beat his friend and former training partner Marwan Elshorbagy 11-9, 11-9, 7-11, 11-7. The two players, along with Marwan’s older brother Mohamed, trained together at Bristol UWE university, adding intrigue [...]

March 8, 2017 Joel Durston News 0

Superman Coll rocks Rosner in 116-minute battle at Canary Wharf

Superman Coll rocks Rosner in 116-minute battle at Canary Wharf

Kiwi wins 11-9 in the fifth By JOEL DURSTON   Paul Coll produced the shock of the day at the East Wintergarden as he dethroned third seed Simon Rosner, 11-8, 9-11, 12-10, 9-11, 11-9 in a gruelling 116 minutes, his longest match on tour. It was a fascinating match-up between Coll, with his lightning quick [...]

March 7, 2017 Joel Durston News 0