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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

Ramit Tandon muscles way to Singapore title

Ramit Tandon muscles way to Singapore title

Ramit Tandon shows supremacy in Singapore final By ALEX WAN – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor   The final of the Singapore Squash Open 2017 turned out to be a sombre affair as India’s Ramit Tandon was in a league of his own this afternoon and totally outplayed James Huang of Taiwan in straight games. While it [...]

December 10, 2017 Alex Wan News 0

Nick Matthew meets George Parker in World Championship first round

Nick Matthew meets George Parker in World Championship first round

Richie Fallows faces Declan James in all-English tie By SEAN REUTHE and ALAN THATCHER   English duo Richie Fallows and George Parker will appear in the main draw of the Men’s AJ Bell PSA World Championships for the first time after they defeated Evan Williams and Rex Hedrick, respectively, to qualify for the main draw [...]

December 10, 2017 Alan Thatcher News 0

Huang and Tandon to contest Singapore final

Huang and Tandon to contest Singapore final

Huang halts Garcia’s run in Singapore By Alex Wan – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor Robert Garcia’s maiden appearance in a tour event semi-final and gallant run at the Singapore Squash Open 2017 was halted today by Chinese Taipei’s James Huang. The 31-year old Filipino had already played over 160 minutes of squash coming into [...]

December 9, 2017 Alex Wan News 0

Garcia’s run continues in Singapore

Garcia’s run continues in Singapore

Garcia break local hearts in Singapore By Alex Wan- Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor Philippines’ giant killing qualifier Robert Garcia continued his gallant run here in Singapore after seeing off local hero Vivian Rhamanan in straight games. Even though Garcia had played two five setters in the last two days, there was no effects of the [...]

December 8, 2017 Alex Wan News 0

Wild card Josh Masters meets Ramy Ashour in World Championship

Wild card Josh Masters meets Ramy Ashour in World Championship

Tough test for rising England star By Alan Thatcher, Squash Mad Editor Rising England squash star Josh Masters, who was runner-up in the Select Gaming Kent Open earlier this year, faces a daunting challenge after being awarded the wild card in the AJ Bell World Championships in Manchester. Masters, the 6ft 4in tall world No.55 [...]

December 7, 2017 Alan Thatcher News 0

Garcia upsets Bong to gatecrash into last eight in Singapore

Garcia upsets Bong to gatecrash into last eight in Singapore

Garcia stuns Bong to gate crash into quarters By Alex Wan – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor Vivian Rhamanan survived a five-setter in the final match of the night to ensure local representation in the last eight after his fellow compatriots all lost out. He had to dig deep into his reserves to dictate the pace against [...]

December 7, 2017 Alex Wan News 0

Kang and Chan double home interest in Singapore

Kang and Chan double home interest in Singapore

Hosts Singapore to have largest representation ever in a PSA main draw By Alex Wan – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor Singapore doubled their representation in the main draw of the Singapore Squash Open 2017 when Benedict Chan and Samuel Kang beat their fellow compatriots. In doing so, history is created as this is the highest [...]

December 6, 2017 Alex Wan News 0

ASB team up with Shaun Moxham in high-tech New York project

ASB team up with Shaun Moxham in high-tech New York project

New facility opens in April 2018 By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent   In a unique collaboration between a court manufacturer and a leading squash coach, ASB Squash has teamed up with Australian Shaun Moxham to launch a new high performance squash training facility in the USA. The new MSquash Accelerator Center is [...]

December 5, 2017 Howard Harding Fun Stuff, Growing the game, News 0

Egypt beat England to win World Team title

Egypt beat England to win World Team title

Matthew injury hinders England in Marseille By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent   Favourites Egypt defeated defending champions England in the final of the WSF Men’s World Team Squash Championship at Salle Vallier in Marseille to reclaim the World Squash Federation title they lost to England four years ago in Mulhouse, also in France. [...]

December 4, 2017 Howard Harding News 0

Worldwide squash community must back Olympic bid says WSF chief

Worldwide squash community must back Olympic bid says WSF chief

By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent   The French city of Marseille has this week hosted the 47th World Squash Federation AGM and Conference, held alongside the WSF Men’s World Team Championship. The AGM today followed the conference day which featured presentations from key people from inside and outside squash to update the [...]

December 3, 2017 Howard Harding News 1

Title holders England face top seeds Egypt in World Teams Final

Title holders England face top seeds Egypt in World Teams Final

England overpower Aussies as Egypt battle past Hong Kong By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent   Defending champions England and top seeds Egypt will contest the final of the WSF Men’s World Team Squash Championship for the third time in a row after prevailing in the semi-finals of the biennial World Squash Federation event [...]

December 3, 2017 Howard Harding News 0

Hosts France fall to Hong Kong in Marseille shock

Hosts France fall to Hong Kong in Marseille shock

England meet Australia in World Team semi-finals By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent   Hong Kong China relegated France to their lowest finish in the WSF Men’s World Team Squash Championship for at least 16 years after upsetting the hosts in the quarter-finals of the biennial World Squash Federation event in front of [...]

December 2, 2017 Howard Harding 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