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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

English trio in British Open finals

English trio in British Open finals

Nick Matthew meets Gregory Gaultier and it’s an all-English battle between Laura Massaro and Sarah-Jane Perry in Hull By SEAN REUTHE in Hull   A historic day of semi-final action at the 2017 Allam British Open – the sport’s oldest and most established tournament – saw English trio Nick Matthew, Laura Massaro and Sarah-Jane Perry [...]

March 25, 2017 Alan Thatcher 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

Nour El Sherbini ready for Hull of a battle

Nour El Sherbini ready for Hull of a battle

‘2016 British Open win was so special’ By NATHAN CLARKE and ALAN THATCHER   The 2016 Allam British Open Champion Nour El Sherbini says that victory last year, when she defeated compatriot Nouran Gohar to become the first Egyptian woman ever to win the sport’s oldest and most established tournament, will live long in her [...]

March 16, 2017 Alan Thatcher News 0

Regional events build up to World Juniors

Regional events build up to World Juniors

Following in the footsteps of legends By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent   Squash’s National Federations will be making full use of the WSF Regional Federation management of their regional junior championships – not only to compete for the titles but also to select and prepare squads for the 2017 WSF World Junior Squash Championships [...]

March 16, 2017 Howard Harding 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

Rackets Cubed teams up with Canary Wharf Classic.

Rackets Cubed teams up with Canary Wharf Classic.

Pupils enjoy magic moments on the glass court By Squash Mad Reporter   A recent partnership established between Rackets Cubed and the Canary Wharf Squash Classic (a major event on the professional world tour) saw Rackets Cubed become the official Charity Partner to the event for 2017. This link provided a major highlight for 27 [...]

March 14, 2017 Alan Thatcher Fun Stuff, Growing the game, News, Squash Around The World 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