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Shorbagy bags Motor City title

Shorbagy bags Motor City title

RESULTS: PSA International 50 Motor City Open, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, USA Final: [2] Mohamed El Shorbagy (EGY) bt Omar Mosaad (EGY) 8-11, 11-6, 11-8, 11-5 El Shorbagy Becomes Youngest Motor City Open Champion Mohamed El Shorbagy prevailed in the first all-Egyptian final of the Suburban Collection Motor City Open to become the youngest winner of the PSA World Tour International 50 squash event [...]

February 1, 2011 Alan Thatcher News 0

Sobhy downs Brown in Cleveland

Sobhy downs Brown in Cleveland

RESULTS: Cleveland WISPA Classic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA 1st round: [1] Nicol David (MAS) bt [Q] Samantha Teran (MEX) 9-11, 11-2, 11-5, 11-8 (44m) Amanda Sobhy (USA) bt [6] Kasey Brown (AUS) 11-7, 11-13, 11-8, 11-13, 11-6 (59m) [Q] Annie Au (HKG) bt [3] Rachael Grinham (AUS) 11-7, 7-11, 11-4, 11-5 (41m) [Q] Sarah Kippax (ENG) [...]

February 1, 2011 Alan Thatcher News 0

New venue for US Open

New venue for US Open

Image shows the Daskalakis Center at Drexel University Philadelphia – U.S. SQUASH announced that Drexel University will host the 2011 U.S. Open Squash Championships, the most prestigious squash tournament in the country, from October 1-6 at the Daskalakis Athletic Center. The tournament will showcase the best men’s and women’s squash players in the country with $175,000 [...]

January 31, 2011 Alan Thatcher Alan's Blog, News 0

Khalifa crowned Kuwait champion

Khalifa crowned Kuwait champion

News from the PSA World Tour RESULTS: Kuwait Challenger 5 Open, Kuwait City, Kuwait 1st round: [Q] Ammar Al-Tamimi (KUW) bt [1] Yasir Butt (PAK) 11-6, 4-11, 12-10, 5-11, 11-9 (55m) Bader Al Hussaini (KUW) bt Nasser B Al-Ramzi (KUW) 11-9, 10-12, 11-3, 11-7 (25m) [Q] Ali Al-Ramzi (KUW) bt Zeyad Tareq Alowaesh (KUW) 11-1, [...]

January 31, 2011 Alan Thatcher News 0

Shorbagy shocks Palmer to make it an all-Egyptian final in Motor City Open

Shorbagy shocks Palmer to make it an all-Egyptian final in Motor City Open

RESULTS: PSA International 50 Motor City Open, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, USA Semi-finals: Omar Mosaad (EGY) bt [4] Adrian Grant (ENG) 11-6, 9-11, 11-6, 11-7 [2] Mohamed El Shorbagy (EGY) bt [3] David Palmer (AUS) 11-5, 4-11, 11-7, 12-10 El Shorbagy & Mosaad Make All-Egyptian Motor City Final Young guns Mohamed El Shorbagy and Omar Mosaad overcame veterans David Palmer and Adrian Grant, respectively, in [...]

January 31, 2011 Alan Thatcher News 0

Indian junior success

Indian junior success

Indian boys beat Pakistan in junior squash, create history Indian junior squash team created history when they stunned arch-rivals and holders Pakistan in the 15th Asian Junior Team Championships in Colombo, to lift the prestigious title for the first time since its inception in 1981. Playing in front of a packed house at the Sri [...]

January 30, 2011 Alan Thatcher News 0

Richards drives to a halt in Motor City Open

Richards drives to a halt in Motor City Open

RESULTS: PSA International 50 Motor City Open, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, USA 1st round: Tom Richards (ENG) bt [1] Laurens Jan Anjema (NED) 11-7, 11-6, 11-7 Omar Mosaad (EGY) bt [Q] Ryan Cuskelly (AUS) 14-12, 11-7, 11-7 Jonathan Kemp (ENG) bt [Q] Mohammed Abbas (EGY) 11-5, 11-6 ret. [4] Adrian Grant (ENG) bt Mohd Ali Anwar Reda (EGY) 10-12, 11-5, 11-4, 10-12, 11-4 [...]

January 30, 2011 Alan Thatcher News 0

Nicol David begins 2011 campaign in Cleveland

Nicol David begins 2011 campaign in Cleveland

Nicol David Begins 2011 Campaign In Cleveland Picture: Nicol David on top of the world Image courtesy of www.squashstars.com Malaysia’s Nicol David, who has topped the women’s world squash rankings unopposed since August 2006, begins her 2011 campaign at the new Cleveland WISPA Classic, the first WISPA Gold event of the year at the Cleveland Racquet Club in Cleveland in [...]

January 29, 2011 Alan Thatcher Alan's Blog, News 0

Daryl and Dom take Edinburgh titles

Daryl and Dom take Edinburgh titles

Dominique Celebrates Successful Edinburgh Comeback Competing in her first Tour event since recovering from a foot injury last July, England’s Dominique Lloyd-Walter waltzed to an impressive comeback triumph in the Artemis Women’s Edinburgh Open, a WISPA World Tour 4 squash event at Edinburgh Sports Club in Edinburgh, Scotland. The 29-year-old top seed from Guildford overcame [...]

January 29, 2011 Alan Thatcher News 0

Rampant Ramy reclaims ToC title

Rampant Ramy reclaims ToC title

Ramy reclaims ToC title RESULTS: PSA World Series JP Morgan Tournament of Champions, New York, USA Final: [1] Ramy Ashour (EGY) bt [2] Nick Matthew (ENG) 11-3, 7-11, 11-9, 11-7 (52m) From BETH RASIN in New York Top seed Ramy Ashour was too quick, too strong and just too good for second-seeded Englishman Nick Matthew in the final of the JP Morgan Tournament [...]

January 28, 2011 Alan Thatcher News 0

Iceland marathon burns calories and raises funds for children

Iceland marathon burns calories and raises funds for children

Squash marathon in Iceland burns calories and raises funds for children From Arnthor Jon Thorvardsson in Reykjavik January 14.-15. the Icelandic squash federation held a squash marathon at Veggsport Squash Club in Reykjavik. The local squash players played squash for 24 hours straight to help raise fund for an organization that supports children with long-term [...]

January 28, 2011 Alan Thatcher Alan's Blog, News, Photo Galleries 0

ToC semi-final action gallery

ToC semi-final action gallery

More fantastic pictures from Steve Line at the ToC. To see the full gallery, please go to the ToC website: www.tocsquash.com [...]

January 27, 2011 Alan Thatcher News, Photo Galleries 0

Matthew wins marathon to meet Ashour in dream ToC final

Matthew wins marathon to meet Ashour in dream ToC final

Top Seeds Ramy Ashour and Nick Matthew Contend for Tournament of Champions Title From BETH RASIN in New York The world’s top two squash players Ramy Ashour and Nick Matthew will contest a dream JP Morgan Tournament of Champions final after prevailing in stunning semi-final showdowns in the PSA World Series event, both of which drew standing ovations from the packed [...]

January 27, 2011 Alan Thatcher News 0

British Nationals: Hitchens faces a daunting debut

British Nationals: Hitchens faces a daunting debut

Picture shows Neil Hitchens and Ben Coleman British National Squash Championships News Hitchens Faces Favourite Matthew In British Nationals Debut In Manchester Making his debut in next month’s British National Squash Championships in Manchester, Essex 24-year-old Neil Hitchens will line up against favourite and world number one Nick Matthew in the first round, according to the draws for the [...]

January 27, 2011 Alan Thatcher ESR, News 0

England v Egypt in ToC semi-finals

England v Egypt in ToC semi-finals

Shabana and Matthew to Meet in Semi-finals of J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions From BETH RASIN in New York Two-time champion Amr Shabana and twice runner-up Nick Matthew claimed their anticipated places in the semi-finals of the 2011 JP Morgan Tournament of Champions after prevailing in the quarter-finals of the PSA World Series event at Grand Central Terminal in New York. With [...]

January 26, 2011 Alan Thatcher News 0