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Doug Kempsell enjoys a treble at the World Doubles

Doug Kempsell enjoys a treble at the World Doubles

Scots take out top seeds in Manchester By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent   Scottish outsiders Lisa Aitken and Douglas Kempsell upset two higher-seeded pairings – including favourites and Mixed defending champions Joelle King and Paul Coll – on the second day of qualifying action in the WSF World Doubles Squash Championships at [...]

August 3, 2017 Howard Harding News 0

Dazzling World Doubles under way in Manchester

Dazzling World Doubles under way in Manchester

England shock as Waters/Duncalf beat Massaro/Perry By DONNA HELMER in Manchester   Malaysia’s Rachel Arnold and Nicol David defeated third seeds Rachael Grinham and Donna Urquhart 2-1 in the biggest upset on the opening day of the 2017 WSF World Doubles Squash Championships in Manchester. Eight-time world champion David and Arnold, the sixth seeds, ran [...]

August 2, 2017 Guest Contributor News 0

Nour El Sherbini on top for 16 months in a row

Nour El Sherbini on top for 16 months in a row

By NATHAN CLARKE   Egypt’s two-time World Champion Nour El Sherbini has maintained her position as World No.1 for the 16th month in a row after the release of the PSA Women’s World Rankings today (August 1). El Sherbini, whose 16-month reign atop the World Rankings now matches that of former World Champions Rachael Grinham [...]

August 1, 2017 Guest Contributor News 0

Gregory Gaultier equals Thierry Lincou’s record on top of the PSA rankings

Gregory Gaultier equals Thierry Lincou’s record on top of the PSA rankings

Gaultier’s 14th month on top By NATHAN CLARKE   Gregory Gaultier has drawn level with compatriot Thierry Lincou as the longest serving French World No.1 ever after the PSA Men’s World Rankings, released today (August 1), saw the 34-year-old record his 14th month atop the standings to equal Lincou’s reign between January 2004 to  December [...]

August 1, 2017 Guest Contributor News 0

Egypt girls make it six in a row with World Junior Team title

Egypt girls make it six in a row with World Junior Team title

Clean sweep in New Zealand By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent   Completing a clean sweep of all three world titles contested in New Zealand, top seeds Egypt claimed the WSF Women’s World Junior Team Squash Championship title for the sixth time in a row after beating second seeds Malaysia in today’s final at the [...]

July 29, 2017 Howard Harding News 0

Simon Rösner and Camille Serme win World Games gold

Simon Rösner and Camille Serme win World Games gold

‘Before I die, I want to see squash in the Olympics’ By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent   Simon Rösner and Camille Serme won gold for Germany and France, respectively, in Poland tonight to bring the four-day Squash Championships in the World Games at the Hasta la Vista club in Wroclaw to an [...]

July 29, 2017 Howard Harding News 0

Egypt and Malaysia meet in World Junior Final in New Zealand

Egypt and Malaysia meet in World Junior Final in New Zealand

Egypt want six in a row By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent   The top two seeds Egypt and Malaysia will contest the final of the WSF Women’s World Junior Team Squash Championship in New Zealand after 2/0 victories in today’s semi-finals at the Queen Elizabeth Youth Centre in Tauranga. Whilst hot favourites [...]

July 29, 2017 Howard Harding News 0

Chan-tastic! Joey floors Nicol David in World Games upset

Chan-tastic! Joey floors Nicol David in World Games upset

France in two finals in Poland By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent in Wroclaw   France will go for gold in both the men’s and women’s World Games squash finals in Poland tomorrow (Friday), but the day’s semi-final headlines were grabbed by Hong Kong’s Joey Chan who upset three-time gold medallist Nicol David on the [...]

July 28, 2017 Howard Harding News 0

England meet Malaysia after trumping USA in World Juniors

England meet Malaysia after trumping USA in World Juniors

Egypt breeze past Germany and now meet Hong Kong By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent   England meet Malaysia and top seeds Egypt tackle Hong Kong in the semi-finals of the WSF Women’s World Junior Team Squash Championship in New Zealand after the top four seeds prevailed in today’s quarter-finals at the Queen [...]

July 27, 2017 Howard Harding News 0

French go for record medal haul in World Games

French go for record medal haul in World Games

Top seed Rosner rattles Rodriguez By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent   After all four French players made it through to the quarter-finals of the World Games Squash Championships in Poland, three progressed on to the semi-finals as the nation set its sights on a record medal haul at Hasta la Vista in the [...]

July 27, 2017 Howard Harding News 0

England girls meet USA in World Junior Teams

England girls meet USA in World Junior Teams

Germany meet Egypt after shock win over Canada By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent   Number three seeds England meet USA and outsiders Germany tackle top seeds Egypt in the quarter-finals of the WSF Women’s World Junior Team Squash Championship in New Zealand. Tenth seeds Germany produced the biggest upset on the final day [...]

July 27, 2017 Howard Harding News 0

Newlyweds Castagnet and Kandra set up World Games clash

Newlyweds Castagnet and Kandra set up World Games clash

Top seeds power through in Poland By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent   Following both their weddings just over a week ago, Germany’s Raphael Kandra and Frenchman Mathieu Castagnet set up a surprise quarter-final clash in the World Games Squash Championships tomorrow (Wednesday) in Poland after surviving second round matches at Hasta la [...]

July 26, 2017 Howard Harding News 0

World Games highlights squash’s Olympic aspirations

World Games highlights squash’s Olympic aspirations

Camille Serme and Simon Rösner ready to shine at Hasta La Vista By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad Internatonal Correspondent   The finishing touches are being made to the world’s largest squash club as the 33-court Hasta la Vista in Poland prepares to welcome the sport’s top players to compete in the 2017 World Games [...]

July 25, 2017 Howard Harding News 0

Egyptian double in World Juniors

Egyptian double in World Juniors

Araby and Tarek take titles in New Zealand finals By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent   It was an Egyptian double – the fifth in the history of the tournament – today in New Zealand where Marwan Tarek and Rowan Reda Araby won the men’s and women’s titles, respectively, in the WSF World [...]

July 24, 2017 Howard Harding News 0

Squash set to light up World Games in Poland

Squash set to light up World Games in Poland

Camille Serme and Simon Rösner are top seeds in Wroclaw By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent   Eyes of the squash world will be focussed on Poland this coming week where the sport’s top players will be in action in the World Games in the city of Wroclaw from 25-28 July. Squash will be [...]

July 23, 2017 Howard Harding News 0