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Showdown time again for Mohamed ElShorbagy and Ali Farag

Showdown time again for Mohamed ElShorbagy and Ali Farag

Egyptian aces stage repeat of US Open final By SEAN REUTHE   Egyptian duo Mohamed ElShorbagy and Ali Farag will lock horns in the final of the 2017 Channel VAS Championships at St George’s Hill after both players triumphed on semi-finals day in Weybridge to set up a repeat of last week’s U.S. Open Presented [...]

October 21, 2017 Guest Contributor News 0

Nour El Sherbini gains revenge for US Open defeat

Nour El Sherbini gains revenge for US Open defeat

Top-quality win takes top seed into Weymuller semi-finals By LINDA ELRIANI at Heights Casino   Top seed Nour El Sherbini gained revenge for her defeat to Nour El Tayeb in the quarter-finals of the US Open by beating her Egyptian compatriot at the same stage in the 2017 Carol Weymuller Open at Heights Casino, the $50,000 [...]

October 21, 2017 Guest Contributor News 0

15 minutes with the World Junior Champion

15 minutes with the World Junior Champion

The pint-sized pocket dynamite from Alexandria By Alex Wan – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor Standing at just over 5 feet tall in a slender frame, looks are definitely deceiving when it comes to Rowan Reda El Araby as she is living proof that size doesn’t always matter. She may be small in size, but [...]

October 21, 2017 Alex Wan News 0

Paul Coll and Tarek Momen exit 2017 Channel VAS Championships

Paul Coll and Tarek Momen exit 2017 Channel VAS Championships

Last year’s finalists are out By SEAN REUTHE   Defending champion Paul Coll and last year’s runner-up Tarek Momen bowed out of the 2017 edition of the Channel VAS Championships at St George’s Hill at the quarter-final stage after falling to World No.5 Ali Farag and World No.15 Diego Elias, respectively, in Weybridge. World No.10 [...]

October 20, 2017 Guest Contributor News 0

Ali Farag and Paul Coll set up quarter-final Clash in Channel VAS Championships

Ali Farag and Paul Coll set up quarter-final Clash in Channel VAS Championships

Wild card Charlie tests No.2 seed By SEAN REUTHE   Egyptian World No.5 Ali Farag and New Zealand’s World No.10 Paul Coll will lock horns in the quarter-finals of the Channel VAS Championships at St George’s Hill after they claimed wins on the second day of main draw action at the PSA M100 tournament in [...]

October 19, 2017 Guest Contributor News 0

Qualifiers face top stars in Weymuller Open

Qualifiers face top stars in Weymuller Open

US Open winner Nour El Tayeb bids for Brooklyn title By LINDA ELRIANI at Heights Casino, Brooklyn   The qualifying finals at the Carol Weymuller Open always provide exciting matches as it really is all or nothing, the main draw or out! The matches were closely contested and gave spectators a fantastic display of how [...]

October 19, 2017 Guest Contributor News 0

Rodriguez and Ghosal upset seedings at Channel VAS Championships

Rodriguez and Ghosal upset seedings at Channel VAS Championships

Fares Dessouky and Marwan ElShorbagy are first round casualties By SEAN REUTHE    Qualifiers Miguel Angel Rodriguez and Saurav Ghosal upset the seedings on day one of the Channel VAS Championships at St George’s Hill after they claimed respective wins over Egyptian duo Fares Dessouky and Marwan ElShorbagy to reach the quarter-finals of the PSA [...]

October 19, 2017 Guest Contributor News 0

Weymuller Open under way at Heights Casino

Weymuller Open under way at Heights Casino

Great support for local hopefuls By LINDA ELRIANI at Heights Casino, Brooklyn   The 2017 Carol Weymuller Squash Tournament is now under way with the first eight qualification matches on our Heights Casino squash courts. We have 12 countries represented in our tournament with players from every continent in the world. We are streaming the [...]

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

Raphael Kandra downs local hero Tom Richards in Weybridge qualifiers

Raphael Kandra downs local hero Tom Richards in Weybridge qualifiers

Big guns Pilley, Rodriguez and Ghosal power through as Brits crash out at St George’s Hill By SEAN REUTHE   Germany’s World No.42 Raphael Kandra upset local favourite Tom Richards in straight games to earn his place in the main draw of the 2017 Channel VAS Championships at St George’s Hill, PSA M100 tournament on [...]

October 18, 2017 Guest Contributor News 0

Paul Coll eager to return to scene of his biggest win

Paul Coll eager to return to scene of his biggest win

Now in the world top 10, Kiwi ace is back for Channel VAS Championships By SEAN REUTHE   New Zealand’s World No.10 Paul Coll will return to the scene of his biggest ever title win on the PSA World Tour between October 18-22 when he lines up at the 2017 Channel VAS Championships at St [...]

October 17, 2017 Guest Contributor News 0

World Squash Day brings the game together like a global village

World Squash Day brings the game together like a global village

Squash is just one big global family By Alan Thatcher, Squash Mad Editor World Squash Day brought the sport together like one big global family with some amazing events taking place all over the planet. And nowhere was the idea of family more apparent than at the US Open in Philadelphia, where Egyptians Ali Farag [...]

October 16, 2017 Alan Thatcher Alan's Blog, Growing the game, News 2

Husband and wife Ali Farag and Nour El Tayeb win US Open titles

Husband and wife Ali Farag and Nour El Tayeb win US Open titles

  Dream come true for Egyptian aces By ELLIE MAWSON    Egyptian couple Ali Farag and Nour El Tayeb wrote their names into the history books earlier today (October 14) as they triumphed at the 2017 U.S. Open Presented by Macquarie Investment Management to become the first married couple in sporting history ever to win [...]

October 15, 2017 Alan Thatcher News 0

Ali Farag and Nour El Tayeb first married couple to reach US Open finals

Ali Farag and Nour El Tayeb first married couple to reach US Open finals

All-Egyptian finals in Philly as Matthew and Massaro bow out in thrillers By ELLIE MAWSON   Egyptians Ali Farag and Nour El Tayeb, the Cairo-based pair who married in 2016, will be hoping for double-delight during the finals of the 2017 U.S. Open Presented by Macquarie Investment Management after they became the first married pair [...]

October 14, 2017 Alan Thatcher News 0

World Squash Day: Growing the game and building new clubs

World Squash Day: Growing the game and building new clubs

British MPs back World Squash Day By Alan Thatcher, Squash Mad Editor Politicians, national federations, squash stars, coaches and clubs all over the planet are promoting the sport on World Squash Day, which is taking place tomorrow (Saturday October 14). And one national coach has promised that every newcomer to his academy will become “addicted to [...]

October 13, 2017 Alan Thatcher Growing the game, News 0

Joelle King topples Alison Waters in US Open

Joelle King topples Alison Waters in US Open

Huge wins for Farag and Mosaad By ELLIE MAWSON    New Zealand’s Joelle King will compete in the semi-finals of a PSA World Series tournament for the first time in over three years after she downed England’s Alison Waters 3-1 to secure a last four berth at the 2017 U.S. Open presented by Presented by [...]

October 13, 2017 Alan Thatcher News 0