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Nour El Sherbini and Mohamed ElShorbagy win Hong Kong titles

Nour El Sherbini and Mohamed ElShorbagy win Hong Kong titles

ElShorbagy praises Farag after brutal final in Hong Kong By SEAN REUTHE   Men’s World No.3 Mohamed ElShorbagy and Women’s World No.1 Nour El Sherbini kept the Cathay Pacific Sun Hung Kai Financial Hong Kong Open titles in Egyptian hands after they beat compatriots Ali Farag and Raneem El Welily, respectively, to triumph in the final [...]

November 20, 2017 Alan Thatcher News 0

Mohamed ElShorbagy renews rivalry with Ali Farag after beating brother Marwan in Hong Kong semi-finals

Mohamed ElShorbagy renews rivalry with Ali Farag after beating brother Marwan in Hong Kong semi-finals

Hong Kong features two all-Egyptian finals for the first time By SEAN REUTHE   The Cathay Pacific Sun Hung Kai Financial Hong Kong Open will feature two all-Egyptian finals for the first time in its 32-year history after Mohamed ElShorbagy, Ali Farag, Nour El Sherbini and Raneem El Welily all claimed wins on semi-finals day [...]

November 18, 2017 Guest Contributor News 0

Egyptians dominate to make history at Hong Kong Open

Egyptians dominate to make history at Hong Kong Open

Brothers battle it out in all-Egyptian semi-finals  By SEAN REUTHE   There will be an all-Egyptian semi-final line-up in a men’s PSA World Series event for the first time in history after Mohamed ElShorbagy, his younger brother Marwan, Karim Abdel Gawad and Ali Farag prevailed on quarter-finals day to reach the last four of the [...]

November 18, 2017 Guest Contributor News 0

Tesni Evans and Declan James reach Hong Kong quarters

Tesni Evans and Declan James reach Hong Kong quarters

Evans overcomes Alison Waters as Dessouky injury gives James a walkover By ALAN THATCHER and SEAN REUTHE   England’s Declan James will make his maiden appearance in a PSA World Series quarter-final round after his opponent, Egypt’s Fares Dessouky, retired with an injury in the Cathay Pacific Sun Hung Kai Financial Hong Kong Open. On [...]

November 16, 2017 Alan Thatcher News 0

Egypt seeded to reclaim Men’s World Team Championship title

Egypt seeded to reclaim Men’s World Team Championship title

France No.3 seeds on home soil By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent   Three-time champions Egypt are seeded to reclaim the Men’s WSF World Team Squash Championship title in France next month, according to the seedings and draw for the 25th staging of the biennial World Squash Federation event announced today. The 2017 [...]

November 16, 2017 Howard Harding News 0

Au, that hurts as Ramy Ashour crashes out in Hong Kong

Au, that hurts as Ramy Ashour crashes out in Hong Kong

Little Leo rocks reigning champion Ramy as Declan James decks Saurav Ghosal By SEAN REUTHE   Tournament wildcard Leo Au caused one of the biggest ever shocks to have graced the Cathay Pacific Sun Hung Kai Financial Hong Kong Open after the Hong Kong No.1 sent defending champion Ramy Ashour crashing out on day two of [...]

November 15, 2017 Guest Contributor News 0

Mohamed ElShorbagy takes out local hero Max Lee in Hong Kong

Mohamed ElShorbagy takes out local hero Max Lee in Hong Kong

Mohamed Abouelghar takes out James Willstrop in straight games By SEAN REUTHE    World No.3 Mohamed ElShorbagy prevailed in an entertaining five-game affair with World No.28 Max Lee to send the local favourite out on day one of main draw action at the 2017 Cathay Pacific Sun Hung Kai Financial Hong Kong Open, the third [...]

November 14, 2017 Guest Contributor News 0

Adrian Waller to make World Teams debut for England

Adrian Waller to make World Teams debut for England

England squad is Matthew, Willstrop, Selby and Waller By DONNA HELMER    National Coach David Campion has revealed the squad that will defend England’s title at the WSF Men’s World Team Championships in France from 27 November to 3 December. The England quartet comprises Nick Matthew (captain), James Willstrop, Daryl Selby and Adrian Waller, who [...]

November 13, 2017 Guest Contributor News 0

ElShorbagy overtakes Farag to top PSA Men’s World Series standings

ElShorbagy overtakes Farag to top PSA Men’s World Series standings

Nour El Tayeb leads women’s points table By SEAN REUTHE   World No.3 Mohamed ElShorbagy has leapfrogged fellow Egyptian Ali Farag to take the lead on the PSA Men’s World Series Standings courtesy of his triumph at the 2017 Qatar Classic last Friday (November 3). The top eight players on the men’s and women’s World [...]

November 12, 2017 Guest Contributor News 0

PSA to develop partnership with US Squash

PSA to develop partnership with US Squash

32 events in USA provide a quarter of PSA prize money By SEAN REUTHE    The Professional Squash Association (PSA) and US Squash have agreed to intensify their partnership in an effort to continue the significant growth of PSA tournaments and associated prize money in the United States over the coming years. Total prize money [...]

November 12, 2017 Guest Contributor Growing the game, News 0

Home hero Ghosal masters Müller in Mumbai

Home hero Ghosal masters Müller in Mumbai

Indian joy as Saurav soars to success By Sachika Irshwin Balvani in Mumbai   India’s Saurav Ghosal delighted an enthusiastic home crowd by winning the final of the CCI International event by beating Switzerland’s Nicolas Müller in straight games. The sun set on a historic cricket pitch and there it was, standing out, beautiful and [...]

November 11, 2017 Guest Contributor News 0

Saudi Women’s Masters postponed until January

Saudi Women’s Masters postponed until January

New Riyadh event held up by “logistical issues” By SEAN REUTHE   The Professional Squash Association (PSA) have confirmed that the Saudi PSA Women’s Squash Masters, originally scheduled to take place between November 26 and December 1 in Riyadh, has been postponed until January 2018 due to logistical challenges. The World Series tournament will instead [...]

November 11, 2017 Guest Contributor News, Squash Around The World 0

Gaultier and El Sherbini top seeds for World Champs

Gaultier and El Sherbini top seeds for World Champs

Record prize money in Manchester By NATHAN CLARKE    Frenchman Gregory Gaultier, the 2015 title winner, and two-time champion Nour El Sherbini of Egypt have been named as the respective number one seeds for the 2017 AJ Bell PSA World Championships, which take place in Manchester, England from December 8-17. The pinnacle event in the [...]

November 10, 2017 Guest Contributor News, Squash Around The World 0

Saurav Ghosal meets Nic Mueller in Mumbai final

Saurav Ghosal meets Nic Mueller in Mumbai final

Mosaad bowled over at cricket ground By SACHIKA IRSHWIN BALVANI, Squash Mad Correspondent in Mumbai   Home hero Saurav Ghosal meets Swiss number one Nicolas Mueller in the final of the CCI International at Mumbai International Cricket Ground. [5] Nicolas Mueller (SUI) beat 3-0 [WC] Ramit Tandon (IND) 11-6, 11-8, 11-7 (32 mins) The first [...]

November 10, 2017 Guest Contributor News 0

Corby campaign highlights need for more squash courts

Corby campaign highlights need for more squash courts

Fitness industry should be supporting squash By JOEL DURSTON – Squash Mad Special Correspondent   Squash received a much needed boost last week as Conservative MP for Corby and East Northamptonshire Tom Pursglove raised the issue in the House of Commons of Corby having no squash courts. He had recently attended a World Squash Day [...]

November 9, 2017 Joel Durston Growing the game, News 0