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Big week for Wales as England and France share Euro titles

Big week for Wales as England and France share Euro titles

Scots finish fourth on countback By ALAN THATCHER and HOWARD HARDING   England and France shared the honours by winning the men’s and women’s finals at the European Team Championships in Helsinki, Finland, but Wales were celebrating hardest after a bronze medal for the ladies and a gold for the men in Division Two. Sarah-Jane [...]

April 29, 2017 Alan Thatcher News 0

England meet France in both Euro Team finals

England meet France in both Euro Team finals

Nick Matthew and Sarah-Jane Perry lead England through By ALAN THATCHER and HOWARD HARDING   England meet France in both men’s and women’s finals in the European Team Championships in Helsinki, Finland.  England beat Scotland 4-0 in the men’s semi-finals while France beat Germany by the same score. England’s women overcome The Netherlands, while France saw [...]

April 29, 2017 Alan Thatcher News 0

Battle of Britain in Euros as England meet Scotland in semi-finals

Battle of Britain in Euros as England meet Scotland in semi-finals

England women beat Dutch to reach final By ALAN THATCHER   Nick Matthew lost to Borja Golan for the first time but England still progressed to the semi-finals of the European Men’s Team Championships, where they will face neighbours Scotland. Long-time Spain number one Golan won a massive battle 12-10 in the fifth after losing [...]

April 28, 2017 Alan Thatcher News 0

Mexico retain Pan-Am Championships

Mexico retain Pan-Am Championships

Rhonda Rajsich rocks Paola Longoria in thrilling women’s final By TIMOTHY BAGHURST – Squash Mad Racquetball Correspondent   San José Indoor Club, Costa Rica, was the host venue for the 2017 Pan Am Championship, and what a Championship it turned out to be! Following an opening ceremony that included the presence of the Costa Rican President [...]

April 26, 2017 Guest Contributor News, Racketball 0

Four Singapore titles for Vivian Rhamanan and Mao Shi Hui

Four Singapore titles for Vivian Rhamanan and Mao Shi Hui

Experience tells in Singapore finals By ALEX WAN – Editor, Squash Mad Asian Bureau   Seasoned campaigners Vivian Rhamanan and Mao Shi Hui both won their fourth Singapore national titles respectively after both took out their much younger compatriots and first time finalists at the National Squash Centre in Kallang. After the event was not [...]

April 25, 2017 Alex Wan News 0

Karim Gawad wins Houston title

Karim Gawad wins Houston title

World champ beats Tarek Momen in final By NATHAN CLARKE   World Champion Karim Abdel Gawad captured his first PSA World Tour title since January after the 25-year-old defeated fellow Egyptian Tarek Momen in the final of the Life Time Hutkay.fit Houston Open, PSA M70 tournament. Gawad, who will become the fifth Egyptian of all [...]

April 24, 2017 Guest Contributor News 0

Colets and Kenilworth Crowned National Club Champions

Colets and Kenilworth Crowned National Club Champions

 Colets and Kenilworth crowned National Club Champions By James Roberts – Squash Mad Reporter   Colets Men’s and Kenilworth Women won the No5 Barristers Chambers National Club Championships this weekend at Edgbaston Priory Club. A strong Colets team, led by Daryl Selby, defeated Nottingham and Pontefract 4-0 in the Quarter and Semi Finals respectively. Their [...]

April 24, 2017 James Roberts News, Squash Around The World 0

Karim Gawad meets Tarek Momen in Houston final

Karim Gawad meets Tarek Momen in Houston final

Top seed takes out Fares Dessouky By NATHAN CLARKE    Top seed Karim Abdel Gawad continued to cruise through the draw at the Life Time Fitness Hutkay.fit Houston Open to secure his place in the 2017 tournament decider, where he will take on compatriot Tarek Momen for the spoils. Up against Fares Dessouky, who this [...]

April 24, 2017 Guest Contributor News 0

Egyptian clean sweep in Houston quarters

Egyptian clean sweep in Houston quarters

Gawad, Momen, Dessouky and Abouelghar power through to semi-finals By NATHAN CLARKE   There was Egyptian domination during the quarter-finals of the Life Time Fitness Hutkay.fit Houston Open as number one seed Karim Abdel Gawad led a clean sweep alongside compatriots Fares Dessouky, Tarek Momen and Mohamed Abouelghar into the semi-finals of the PSA M70 [...]

April 22, 2017 Guest Contributor News 0

Top clubs compete for British national crowns

Top clubs compete for British national crowns

Big weekend at Edgbaston Priory By JAMES ROBERTS   All roads lead to Birmingham this weekend as the finals of the National Club Championships takes place at Edgbaston Priory. A total of 75 teams entered the group stages back in October 2016 across a variety of categories, including Men’s, Women’s, Mixed O35’s, O45’s, O55’s, Mixed [...]

April 21, 2017 James Roberts News, Squash Around The World 0

Falcon Mazen Hesham flies high to beat James Willstrop in Houston

Falcon Mazen Hesham flies high to beat James Willstrop in Houston

Brave Reuben Phillips bows out to Tarek Momen By NATHAN CLARKE   In just his second tournament since returning to competitive PSA World Tour action following a six month injury absence, Egyptian Mazen Hesham scored a major first round upset to knock former World No.1 James Willstrop out of the Life Time Fitness Hutkay.fit Houston [...]

April 21, 2017 Alan Thatcher News 0

Gregory Gaultier and James Willstrop seeded to meet in Bellevue showdown

Gregory Gaultier and James Willstrop seeded to meet in Bellevue showdown

Stars line up for richest 16-man draw in history  By SEAN REUTHE   Current World No.1 Gregory Gaultier is seeded to meet former World No.1 James Willstrop in the semi-final stage of next month’s Pacific Market International Bellevue Squash Classic after the main draw for the PSA M100 tournament was released today (April 21). With a [...]

April 21, 2017 Alan Thatcher News, Squash Around The World 0

World champion Karim Gawad leads Houston seeds through

World champion Karim Gawad leads Houston seeds through

Coll to clash with Dessouky in quarter-finals By SEAN REUTHE   There were no upsets to be found on the opening day of main draw action at the Life Time Fitness Hutkay.fit Houston Open as World Champion Karim Abdel Gawad led his fellow seeds into the quarter-final stage of the PSA M70 tournament taking place [...]

April 21, 2017 Guest Contributor News 0

World Series Finals line-ups confirmed for Dubai Opera House

World Series Finals line-ups confirmed for Dubai Opera House

Gawad and Serme lead PSA standings  By SEAN REUTHE   Following the conclusion of last week’s El Gouna International Squash Open – the final qualifying event on the 2016/17 Men’s Road To Dubai Standings – the line-up for the season-ending PSA Dubai World Series Finals has been confirmed and will see 16 of the world’s [...]

April 20, 2017 Guest Contributor News 0

PSA SquashTV passes 50 million viewers on YouTube

PSA SquashTV passes 50 million viewers on YouTube

More than a million viewers per month tune in to PSA on YouTube  By SEAN REUTHE   PSA SQUASHTV, the official online television channel of the Professional Squash Association (PSA), has passed the 50 million views mark on video-sharing website YouTube – representing a 100 per cent increase since April 2015. The channel, created on [...]

April 18, 2017 Guest Contributor News, Squash Around The World 0