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Battle of Britain in Euros as England meet Scotland in semi-finals

Battle of Britain in Euros as England meet Scotland in semi-finals

England women beat Dutch to reach final By ALAN THATCHER   Nick Matthew lost to Borja Golan for the first time but England still progressed to the semi-finals of the European Men’s Team Championships, where they will face neighbours Scotland. Long-time Spain number one Golan won a massive battle 12-10 in the fifth after losing [...]

April 28, 2017 Alan Thatcher News 0

Mexico retain Pan-Am Championships

Mexico retain Pan-Am Championships

Rhonda Rajsich rocks Paola Longoria in thrilling women’s final By TIMOTHY BAGHURST – Squash Mad Racquetball Correspondent   San José Indoor Club, Costa Rica, was the host venue for the 2017 Pan Am Championship, and what a Championship it turned out to be! Following an opening ceremony that included the presence of the Costa Rican President [...]

April 26, 2017 Guest Contributor News, Racketball 0

Four Singapore titles for Vivian Rhamanan and Mao Shi Hui

Four Singapore titles for Vivian Rhamanan and Mao Shi Hui

Experience tells in Singapore finals By ALEX WAN – Editor, Squash Mad Asian Bureau   Seasoned campaigners Vivian Rhamanan and Mao Shi Hui both won their fourth Singapore national titles respectively after both took out their much younger compatriots and first time finalists at the National Squash Centre in Kallang. After the event was not [...]

April 25, 2017 Alex Wan News 0
Karim Gawad wins Houston title

Karim Gawad wins Houston title

World champ beats Tarek Momen in final By NATHAN CLARKE   World Champion Karim Abdel Gawad captured his first PSA World Tour title since January after the 25-year-old defeated fellow Egyptian Tarek Momen in the final of the Life Time [...]

April 24, 2017 News
Karim Gawad meets Tarek Momen in Houston final

Karim Gawad meets Tarek Momen in Houston final

Top seed takes out Fares Dessouky By NATHAN CLARKE    Top seed Karim Abdel Gawad continued to cruise through the draw at the Life Time Fitness Hutkay.fit Houston Open to secure his place in the 2017 tournament decider, where he [...]

April 24, 2017 News
Egyptian clean sweep in Houston quarters

Egyptian clean sweep in Houston quarters

Gawad, Momen, Dessouky and Abouelghar power through to semi-finals By NATHAN CLARKE   There was Egyptian domination during the quarter-finals of the Life Time Fitness Hutkay.fit Houston Open as number one seed Karim Abdel Gawad led a clean sweep alongside [...]

April 22, 2017 News
Falcon Mazen Hesham flies high to beat James Willstrop in Houston

Falcon Mazen Hesham flies high to beat James Willstrop in Houston

Brave Reuben Phillips bows out to Tarek Momen By NATHAN CLARKE   In just his second tournament since returning to competitive PSA World Tour action following a six month injury absence, Egyptian Mazen Hesham scored a major first round upset [...]

April 21, 2017 News
World champion Karim Gawad leads Houston seeds through

World champion Karim Gawad leads Houston seeds through

Coll to clash with Dessouky in quarter-finals By SEAN REUTHE   There were no upsets to be found on the opening day of main draw action at the Life Time Fitness Hutkay.fit Houston Open as World Champion Karim Abdel Gawad [...]

April 21, 2017 News
World Series Finals line-ups confirmed for Dubai Opera House

World Series Finals line-ups confirmed for Dubai Opera House

Gawad and Serme lead PSA standings  By SEAN REUTHE   Following the conclusion of last week’s El Gouna International Squash Open – the final qualifying event on the 2016/17 Men’s Road To Dubai Standings – the line-up for the season-ending [...]

April 20, 2017 News
Gregory Gaultier back at Bellevue for PSA spectacular

Gregory Gaultier back at Bellevue for PSA spectacular

Sponsors make it the most lucrative 16-man draw By SEAN REUTHE    World No.1 Gregory Gaultier will head an international draw at the Pacific Market International Bellevue Squash Classic as he vies for a share of the lucrative $150,000 prize [...]

April 18, 2017 News
Nour El Sherbini retains women’s world title on home soil

Nour El Sherbini retains women’s world title on home soil

Playing in Egypt lifted my spirits says El Sherbini  By SEAN REUTHE in El Gouna   Egypt’s first ever female squash World Champion Nour El Sherbini successfully defended her Orascom Development PSA Women’s World Championship title after defeating compatriot Raneem [...]

April 14, 2017 News
Gregory Gaultier cuts Karim Gawad down to size in El Gouna final

Gregory Gaultier cuts Karim Gawad down to size in El Gouna final

French veteran shows Egypt’s young pretender who’s boss to win 38th title By SEAN REUTHE in El Gouna   French World No.1 Gregory Gaultier lifted his fourth successive PSA World Tour title after the 34-year-old defeated World Champion Karim Abdel [...]

April 14, 2017 News
Nour El Sherbini meets Raneem El Welily: It will be one El of a World final

Nour El Sherbini meets Raneem El Welily: It will be one El of a World final

All-Egyptian showdown in El Gouna By SEAN REUTHE   There is guaranteed to be an Egyptian winner of the Orascom Development PSA Women’s World Championship for a second year in succession after World No.1 Nour El Sherbini and World No.4 Raneem [...]

April 14, 2017 News
Karim Gawad is new world number one after reaching El Gouna final

Karim Gawad is new world number one after reaching El Gouna final

Gregory Gaultier has a point to prove  By SEAN REUTHE   World Champion Karim Abdel Gawad will become the new World No.1 in next month’s World Rankings after he beat fellow Egyptian Fares Dessouky to reach the final of the [...]

April 14, 2017 News
Laura Massaro falls to Raneem El Welily in Worlds

Laura Massaro falls to Raneem El Welily in Worlds

Raneem’s Red Sea renaissance rocks Laura By SEAN REUTHE   The 2014 runner-up Raneem El Welily ended a four-match losing streak against 2013 winner Laura Massaro in the last eight of the Orascom Development PSA Women’s World Championship to set [...]

April 13, 2017 News