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Pett and Chinappa breeze to Windy City titles

Pett and Chinappa breeze to Windy City titles

PSA/WISPA TOUR EVENT NEWS RESULTS:         Brit Insurance Metrosquash Windy City Open, Chicago, USA Men’s 1st round: [Q] Olivier Pett (ENG) bt [1] Ryan Cuskelly (AUS) 11-6, 11-8, 11-7 Wade Johnstone (AUS) bt Jaymie Haycocks (ENG) 8-11, 11-9, 5-11, 11-7, 12-10 [Q] Mark Heather (ENG) bt Gonzalo Miranda (ARG) 11-9, 11-4, 11-7 [Q] Rex Hedrick (AUS) bt [...]

February 10, 2011 Alan Thatcher News 1

Clyne stuns Grant in Nationals

Clyne stuns Grant in Nationals

British National Squash Championships News RESULTS:      British National Squash Championships, National Squash Centre, Manchester Men’s 2nd round: [1] Nick Matthew (Yorks) bt [Q] Adam Murrills (Cheshire)                 11-4, 11-4, 11-0 (30m) [8] Chris Simpson (Hants) bt [12] Laurence Delasaux (Yorks)          11-7, 11-7, 11-5 (41m) [10] Alan Clyne (Scotland) bt [4] Adrian Grant (Kent)                       11-6, 11-9, 11-9 [...]

February 9, 2011 Alan Thatcher ESR, News 0

Harvard tackle Trinity

Harvard tackle Trinity

Harvard were the last College team to beat Trinity …. and they are keen to end the longest unbeaten streak in US College history. Published by Robert S Samuels on February 08, 2011 at 8:12PM The last time the No. 1 Trinity men’s squash team lost, Bill Clinton was still president, Titanic had just come [...]

February 9, 2011 Alan Thatcher News 0

Murrills motor on in Manchester

Murrills motor on in Manchester

British National Squash Championships News RESULTS:      British National Squash Championships, National Squash Centre, Manchester Men’s 1st round: [1] Nick Matthew (Yorks) bt Neil Hitchens (Essex)                      12-10, 11-4, 11-4 (38m) [Q] Adam Murrills (Cheshire) bt [16] Simon Parke (Yorks)           11-9, 7-11, 11-9, 12-10 (60m) [8] Chris Simpson (Hants) bt Peter Creed (Wales)                      11-6, 11-7, [...]

February 8, 2011 Alan Thatcher ESR, News 0

Lancashire lass Laura looks to Nationals success

Lancashire lass Laura looks to Nationals success

British National Squash Championships News Lancashire Lass Massaro Has Sights On British Nationals Breakthrough Unexpected international success last week in the USA, where she beat the top two players in the world for the first time, has given England international Laura Massaro a massive confidence-boost on the eve of the women’s British National Squash Championship, which [...]

February 8, 2011 Alan Thatcher ESR, News 0

Matthew celebrates Swedish hat-trick

Matthew celebrates Swedish hat-trick

RESULTS: PSA International 50 Case Swedish Open, Linköping, Sweden Final: [1] Nick Matthew (ENG) bt [3] Peter Barker (ENG) 11-7, 11-6, 11-5 Matthew Celebrates Swedish Open Hat-Trick England’s Nick Matthew claimed his third successive Case Swedish Open title after beating fellow countryman Peter Barker in the final of the PSA World Tour International 50 squash event at Linköping Sporthall in Linköping. It was the pair’s third meeting [...]

February 7, 2011 Alan Thatcher News 0

Spotlight on Laura Massaro

Spotlight on Laura Massaro

SPOTLIGHT ON LAURA MASSARO Laura Massaro (nee Lengthorn) started playing squash aged 7. She was quickly spotted as having potential and at the age of 11 she was invited to play for Lancashire for the first time. From then on Laura played for Lancashire regularly and was ranked at number 1 in the county in [...]

February 7, 2011 Alan Thatcher ESR, News 0

Deon’s delight in Delaware

Deon’s delight in Delaware

RESULTS: Delaware State Open, Wilmington, Delaware, USA 1st round: [1] Sina Wall (GER) bt Maria Toor Pakay (PAK) 11-9, 11-8, 11-6 [8] Elpiniki Clement (USA) bt Jennifer Davis (USA) 11-2, 11-4, 11-6 [4] Laura Pomportes (FRA) bt Carrie Hastings (ENG) 11-6, 11-4, 11-9 [5] Deon Saffery (WAL) bt Julianne Chu (USA) 11-2, 11-7, 11-5 Larissa [...]

February 7, 2011 Alan Thatcher News 0

Local hero meets Parkey in Nationals

Local hero meets Parkey in Nationals

British National Squash Championships News RESULTS:      British National Squash Championships, National Squash Centre, Manchester Men’s 2nd qualifying round: Phil Rushworth (Yorks) bt Jason Pike (Wilts)                              11-3, 11-7, 11-5 (29m) Rory Pennell (Essex) bt Oliver Wildig (Cheshire)                        11-6, 11-4 ret. (13m) Charles Sharpes (Surrey) bt Kevin Moran (Scotland)                  11-4, 11-2, 7-11, 11-5 (35m) Richard Birks (Shropshire) [...]

February 7, 2011 Alan Thatcher ESR, News 0

Azlan roars to Bluenose Classic victory

Azlan roars to Bluenose Classic victory

RESULTS: PSA International 50 Bluenose Classic, Halifax, Canada Final: [2] Mohd Azlan Iskandar (MAS) bt [3] Hisham Mohd Ashour (EGY) 11-8, 8-11, 11-9, 11-7 (53m) Iskandar Claims Bluenose Classic Crown Malaysia’s Azlan Iskandar claimed the second biggest title of his career when he beat Egypt’s Hisham Ashour in the final of the Bluenose Classic, the PSA World Tour International 50 squash event in its [...]

February 7, 2011 Alan Thatcher News 0

Call me Popeye!

Call me Popeye!

By ALAN THATCHER Yes, you can call me Popeye if you like! Because my new, life-changing diet is based on the cartoon character’s favourite food, spinach. After years of following the wrong advice about sports nutrition, and over-eating carbohydrates, I have switched to a protein-rich diet with every main meal featuring healthy helpings of spinach. [...]

February 6, 2011 Alan Thatcher Alan's Blog, Coaching and Development, News 0

Swedish win boost Matthew’s hopes in Manchester

Swedish win boost Matthew’s hopes in Manchester

Swedish Open Win Gives Matthew A British Title Boost Nick Matthew gave his bid to win the 2011 British National Squash Championship title a boost today by securing the Swedish Open crown for the third successive time. The world number one from Sheffield beat England team-mate Peter Barker 11-7, 11-6, 11-5 in the final of [...]

February 6, 2011 Alan Thatcher ESR, News 0

Biggest squash story in the world

Biggest squash story in the world

By ALAN THATCHER First published January 31; updated February 6 The biggest squash story in the world broke this week but you can be forgiven for not having seen it. An article on a small London squash club receiving a development grant of £6,500 was picked up by several national newspapers and the fallout is [...]

February 6, 2011 Alan Thatcher Alan's Blog, News 0

All-English final in Sweden

All-English final in Sweden

RESULTS: PSA International 50 Case Swedish Open, Linköping, Sweden Semi-finals: [1] Nick Matthew (ENG) bt [4] Daryl Selby (ENG) 11-4, 11-5, 8-11, 11-5 [3] Peter Barker (ENG) bt [2] Karim Darwish (EGY) 11-7, 9-11, 11-9, 11-8 Matthew & Barker Make All-English Swedish Open Final Londoner Peter Barker upset second-seeded Egyptian Karim Darwish in the semi-finals of the Case Swedish Open to set up the third all-English [...]

February 6, 2011 Alan Thatcher News 0

Bluenose Classic semi-finals

Bluenose Classic semi-finals

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February 6, 2011 Alan Thatcher News, Photo Galleries 0