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Porto Fuller shocks as Chris lands title

Porto Fuller shocks as Chris lands title

Chris Fuller prevailed in a surprise unseeded all-English final of the Porto Cup in Portugal to claim the first PSA World Tour squash title of his career. The PSA Challenger 5 championship at Complexo Desportive de Monte Aventino in Porto celebrated the first Tour event to be held in Portugal for more than ten years. Fuller, the 22-year-old world No 123 from Nottingham, made his breakthrough [...]

November 25, 2013 Lee Horton News, Squash Around The World 0

Egyptian squash is like Brazilian football, says Ashraf Hanafi

Egyptian squash is like Brazilian football, says Ashraf Hanafi

From securing sponsorship to building legacies…11 points with tournament promoter Ashraf Hanafi By WOLFGANG DENK – Squash Mad Contributor ASHRAF HANAFI is the promoter of the first major squash tournament to take place in Egypt since the recent unrest. During a successful delivery of the Banque Misr Sky Open in New Cairo, he took time [...]

November 25, 2013 Alan Thatcher Interviews, News, Squash Around The World 0

Shorbagy reaches for the Sky in Cairo

Shorbagy reaches for the Sky in Cairo

  Mohamed Elshorbagy bagged his second PSA title in eight days – and established a career-best 10-match winning streak – when he upset top-seed Karim Darwish in the final of the Banque Misr Sky Open, in New Cairo, Egypt. Ranked six in the world, Elshorbagy is enjoying the form of his life: Last week in [...]

November 24, 2013 Lee Horton News, Squash Around The World 0

Nursing a squash dream by sleeping on platforms

Nursing a squash dream by sleeping on platforms

By Maria Bilkis (Times of India) MUMBAI: Dressed in a pair of worn-out track pants and a jacket, Tehrunnisa calls herself a ‘sportswallah’ — a word she uses to describe her life and career as an athlete. A police constable by profession and an athlete, the 48-year-old mother of two travelled all the way from Allahabad to accompany [...]

November 24, 2013 Lee Horton News, Squash Around The World 0

The worst forehand grip we’ve ever seen

The worst forehand grip we’ve ever seen

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November 22, 2013 Lee Horton Fun Stuff, Squash Around The World 5

PSA: Mustonen masters Hisham

PSA: Mustonen masters Hisham

Mustonen Marches Through In Bogota 30 August 2012 RESULTS: PSA International 35 Club El Nogal Bogota Colombian Open, Bogota, Colombia 1st round: [1] Mohamed El Shorbagy (EGY) bt [Q] Arturo Salazar (MEX) 11-7, 11-7, 11-5 (26m) Miguel Angel Rodriguez (COL) bt [Q] Eric Galvez (MEX) 12-10, 11-6, 11-8 (42m) [Q] Jaymie Haycocks (ENG) bt Robbie Temple (ENG) 11-8, 6-11, 11-6, 11-5 (42m) [4] Stephen Coppinger (RSA) bt [Q] Alfredo Avila (MEX) [...]

August 30, 2012 Alan Thatcher News, Squash Around The World 0