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James Willstrop and Nicol David hold off Egyptian charge in US Open

James Willstrop and Nicol David hold off Egyptian charge in US Open

‘I’m in a groove’ says Willstrop By NATHAN CLARKE   Former Men’s World No.1 James Willstrop and eight-time Women’s World Champion Nicol David held off an Egyptian charge to come through testing five-game battles in their 2016 Delaware Investments U.S. Open second round encounters and secure a place in the quarter-finals of the second PSA [...]

October 11, 2016 Guest Contributor News 0

Gregory Gaultier and Laura Massaro off the mark in US Open

Gregory Gaultier and Laura Massaro off the mark in US Open

Winning start for defending champions By NATHAN CLARKE   Defending Delaware Investments U.S. Open champions Laura Massaro and Gregory Gaultier got their 2016 tournament campaigns off to winning starts courtesy of dominant victories over Kanzy Emad El Defrawy and Daryl Selby during the second day of first round action at Philadelphia’s Drexel University. The duo [...]

October 10, 2016 Guest Contributor News 0

US Open: Mohamed Elshorbagy escapes against Cesar Salazar

US Open: Mohamed Elshorbagy escapes against Cesar Salazar

‘I have had stomach problems and fevers but I will fight to the end’ By NATHAN CLARKE   World No.1 Mohamed ElShorbagy was forced to call on all his resilience to save two match balls and avoid a shock Delaware Investments U.S. Open first round defeat to Mexican qualifier Cesar Salazar during today’s action at [...]

October 9, 2016 Guest Contributor News 0
Seeds tumble in US Open qualifying

Seeds tumble in US Open qualifying

Kanzy takes out top seed Fernandes By NATHAN CLARKE in Philadelphia    The main draws for the Men’s and Women’s 2016 Delaware Investments U.S. Open – the second PSA World Series tournament on the 2016-17 Road To Dubai – have [...]

October 8, 2016 News
Rush is on for 2017 Canary Wharf tickets

Rush is on for 2017 Canary Wharf tickets

Seventh sell-out in a row expected  By Alan Thatcher, Squash Mad Editor A mad scramble is under way after tickets went on sale this morning for the 2017 Canary Wharf Squash Classic. A week of world-class sporting drama, with 70,000 [...]

October 7, 2016 Alan's Blog, News
Laura Massaro ready for US Open title defence

Laura Massaro ready for US Open title defence

Laura hopes for another title in America By NATHAN CLARKE    Fresh from lifting the silverware at the 2016 NetSuite Open England’s Laura Massaro says she is ready to return to Philadelphia and defend her Delaware Investments U.S. Open crown [...]

October 3, 2016 News
Bollywood star Ranveer Singh salutes squash girls in Mumbai

Bollywood star Ranveer Singh salutes squash girls in Mumbai

Glitz and glamour as Singh gets in the swing of squash By RAJ ARORA in Mumbai   Bollywood superstar Ranveer Singh added a touch of glamour and gave a huge shout-out to squash as he popped in for the presentation [...]

October 3, 2016 News
Gregory Gaultier and Laura Massaro win in San Francisco

Gregory Gaultier and Laura Massaro win in San Francisco

‘Great to see James back to his best’ says dancing champion By SEAN REUTHE   Men’s World Champion Gregory Gaultier and Women’s World No.2 Laura Massaro claimed the 2016 NetSuite Open titles after they defeated former World No.1 James Willstrop [...]

October 2, 2016 News
Amanda Sobhy sinks Nicol David in San Francisco

Amanda Sobhy sinks Nicol David in San Francisco

James Willstrop meets Gregory Gaultier in men’s final By SEAN REUTHE    United States No.1 Amanda Sobhy will compete in the final of the NetSuite Open, PSA W50 tournament for the second year running after overcoming eight-time World Champion Nicol [...]

October 1, 2016 News
Wild card James Willstrop reaches Netsuite semi-finals

Wild card James Willstrop reaches Netsuite semi-finals

Huge comeback from 0-2 down against Simon Rösner By SEAN REUTHE   Former World No.1 James Willstrop produced a superb comeback to overturn a two-game deficit and eliminate Germany’s Simon Rösner in the quarter-final stage of the NetSuite Open, PSA [...]

September 30, 2016 News
Nick Matthew to make the most of Manchester return

Nick Matthew to make the most of Manchester return

‘I don’t know how many more times I will play in front of my home crowd’ By NATHAN CLARKE   Three-time World Champion Nick Matthew will return to Manchester this December for the 2016 AJ Bell British Squash Grand Prix [...]

September 29, 2016 News
My Matterhorn adventure: Still a mountain to climb for Paul Main

My Matterhorn adventure: Still a mountain to climb for Paul Main

Turning back from the summit was painful, but fund-raising was the main aim By PAUL MAIN – Squash Mad Reporter   Squash Mad have kindly asked me to write a report of my recent attempt to climb The Matterhorn. The [...]

September 29, 2016 Growing the game, News
Nick Matthew and Miguel Rodriguez fall in San Francisco

Nick Matthew and Miguel Rodriguez fall in San Francisco

James Willstrop changes tactics as match moves indoors By SEAN REUTHE   Colombian Cannonball Miguel Angel Rodriguez and three-time World Champion Nick Matthew slumped to surprise first round defeats on the opening day of main draw action at the 2016 [...]

September 28, 2016 News
Nick Matthew says: Join me on court for World Squash Day

Nick Matthew says: Join me on court for World Squash Day

‘Every top player started out by playing at their local squash club’ says three-time world champion By Alan Thatcher, Squash Mad Editor Three-times world champion Nick Matthew is encouraging every squash club on the planet to open their doors to [...]

September 28, 2016 Alan's Blog, Growing the game, News
Mohamed Elshorbagy wants the world, badly

Mohamed Elshorbagy wants the world, badly

Egypt’s number one seed desperate for his first world title By NATHAN CLARKE   World No.1 Mohamed ElShorbagy faces a difficult journey if he is to end his run of disappointments at the PSA Men’s World Championship after the draw [...]

September 28, 2016 News