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Daryl Selby into third round in Cairo

Daryl Selby into third round in Cairo

World Champs shocks as Selby and Adnan power through By SEAN REUTHE in Cairo   Malaysia’s Nafiizwan Adnan and England’s Daryl Selby caused big upsets on day three of the 2016 Wadi Degla PSA Men’s World Championship after they rose to respective victories over 2015 runner-up Omar Mosaad and French World No.10 Mathieu Castagnet in [...]

October 29, 2016 Guest Contributor News 0

Ali Farag beats James Willstrop in World Champs thriller

Ali Farag beats James Willstrop in World Champs thriller

Farag thanks home help for Cairo conquest By SEAN REUTHE in Cairo   Egyptian World No.6 Ali Farag booked his place in the third round of the 2016 PSA Men’s World Championship after he came through a thrilling five-game battle with former World No.1 James Willstrop at the Wadi Degla Club in Cairo. The duo, [...]

October 29, 2016 Guest Contributor News 0

Champions join in to support World Squash Day

Champions join in to support World Squash Day

World champions help to grow the game By Alan Thatcher, Squash Mad Editor Stars of the game joined forces to support World Squash Day, with fantastic events taking place all over the planet. Three-times world champion Nick Matthew helped with the launch, urging clubs to promote the sport, attract new players and raise money for [...]

October 28, 2016 Alan Thatcher Growing the game, News 0
Ramy Ashour and Mohamed Elshorbagy lead the way for Egypt

Ramy Ashour and Mohamed Elshorbagy lead the way for Egypt

Shock defeats as Aussies crash out of the Worlds By SEAN REUTHE in Cairo Egyptian duo Ramy Ashour and Mohamed ElShorbagy will head a 13-strong Egyptian contingent in the second round of the 2016 Wadi Degla PSA Men’s World Championship [...]

October 27, 2016 News
English trio make main draw in the Worlds

English trio make main draw in the Worlds

Masters and Lake make World debuts in Cairo By NATHAN CLARKE in Cairo English trio Jaymie Haycocks, Nathan Lake and Joshua Masters made it through qualifying to reach the main draw of the 2016 PSA Men’s World Championship. In a surprise [...]

October 27, 2016 News
Nour El Sherbini holds on to Carol Weymuller title

Nour El Sherbini holds on to Carol Weymuller title

Alison Waters loses out in Brooklyn battle By LINDA ELRIANI in Brooklyn    World No.1 Nour El Sherbini captured the Carol Weymuller Open, PSA W50 title for a second successive year after an assured display from the 20-year-old Egyptian saw [...]

October 25, 2016 News
Mohamed Elshorbagy ready to give everything in pursuit of first world title

Mohamed Elshorbagy ready to give everything in pursuit of first world title

Egyptian top seed feels relaxed, confident and raring to go in Cairo By SEAN REUTHE    World No.1 Mohamed ElShorbagy says he is ready to make amends for his shock third round exit in the 2015 PSA Men’s World Championship [...]

October 25, 2016 News
Great ideas all over the planet for World Squash Day

Great ideas all over the planet for World Squash Day

Dublin bike dash is the biggest event By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad Correspondent Squash facilities around the world will be opening their doors to welcome newcomers to the sport on the 15th edition of World Squash Day tomorrow, Saturday [...]

October 21, 2016 Alan's Blog, Growing the game, News
Alan’s Blog: Showcasing the sport in sumptuous venues

Alan’s Blog: Showcasing the sport in sumptuous venues

Packed venues bring top-class squash to new levels of drama By Alan Thatcher, Squash Mad Editor The successful delivery of the US Open, with the jumbotron screen above the glass court inside the Drexel University sports arena, the San Francisco [...]

October 16, 2016 Alan's Blog, Comment, Growing the game, News
Mohamed Elshorbagy and Camille Serme are US Open champions

Mohamed Elshorbagy and Camille Serme are US Open champions

‘Nick Matthew is the greatest champion I have ever seen’ says world No.1 Mohamed Elshorbagy By NATHAN CLARKE in Philadelphia   World No.1 Mohamed ElShorbagy put his name on the Delaware Investments US Open trophy for the second time in [...]

October 16, 2016 News
Nick Matthew sets up US Open showdown with Mohamed Elshorbagy

Nick Matthew sets up US Open showdown with Mohamed Elshorbagy

English veteran wins 91-minute semi-final as Camille Serme downs Amanda Sobhy By NATHAN CLARKE in Philadelphia   England’s three-time world champion Nick Matthew and world No.1 Mohamed ElShorbagy will renew their rivalry in the final of the 2016 Delaware Investments [...]

October 15, 2016 News
Champions crash out on night of shocks in US Open

Champions crash out on night of shocks in US Open

Willstrop and Matthew make it England v Egypt in men’s semi-finals By NATHAN CLARKE   The 2015 Delaware Investments U.S. Open champions Laura Massaro and Gregory Gaultier saw the defence of their titles come to a premature end as they [...]

October 14, 2016 News
James Willstrop reaches US Open semi-finals

James Willstrop reaches US Open semi-finals

First World Series semi for two years as Willstrop beats Steve Coppinger By NATHAN CLARKE   England’s 33-year-old World No.19 James Willstrop will compete in the semi-finals of a PSA World Series tournament for the first time since 2014 after [...]

October 13, 2016 News
Nick Matthew on the march in Philadelphia

Nick Matthew on the march in Philadelphia

Veteran meets Ali Farag in US Open quarter-finals By NATHAN CLARKE   Veteran Nick Matthew fought back from 2-1 down in trademark style to thwart the charge of German Simon Rösner and secure his place in the quarter-finals of the [...]

October 12, 2016 News
Racquetball salutes lessons learned from SquashTV

Racquetball salutes lessons learned from SquashTV

Squash’s video output dwarfs racquetball efforts in the USA By Alan Thatcher, Squash Mad Editor My friend Freddy Ramirez writes a terrifically engaging racquetball blog called Restrung Magazine. We have been communicating online for some years and frequently discuss ways [...]

October 11, 2016 Alan's Blog, Comment, Growing the game, News, Racketball