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World Teams: Top seeds ease into last 16

World Teams: Top seeds ease into last 16

Wales and Spain join the big guns in Marseille   By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent   The views of the seedings committee of the WSF Men’s World Team Squash Championship were fully endorsed when the top 16 seeds secured their places in the last 16 knockout stage of the biennial World Squash Federation [...]

November 30, 2017 Howard Harding News 0

Marseille magic as Malaysia stun India

Marseille magic as Malaysia stun India

England foil Finland as Wales and Scotland make Aussies and Germany work hard for wins By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent   Malaysia produced the first upset in the WSF Men’s World Team Squash Championship by beating Asian rivals India, the eighth seeds, 2-1 in the second qualifying round of the biennial World [...]

November 29, 2017 Howard Harding News 0

Laura Massaro: The Warrior hits the screens

Laura Massaro: The Warrior hits the screens

‘I hope this film inspires up and coming players’ By DONNA HELMER   A film charting the journey of Laura Massaro to World No.1 debuted in Manchester last night. England Squash, the national governing body held an exclusive screening of its new film Warrior: Laura Massaro’s Journey to World No.1 to a private audience at [...]

November 28, 2017 Guest Contributor News 0
Top seeds cruise through in World Teams

Top seeds cruise through in World Teams

Favourites Egypt ease past fallen giants Pakistan By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent   The top eight seeded nations sailed through their opening encounters on day one of the WSF Men’s World Team Squash Championship in Marseille, all [...]

November 28, 2017 News
20 Fun Facts about the Men’s World Team Champs

20 Fun Facts about the Men’s World Team Champs

50 years of fun facts By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent   The WSF Men’s World Team Championship kicks off today in Marseille. Here are 20 facts you might not know about the MWT tournament, compiled by stats [...]

November 27, 2017 Fun Stuff, News
Nick Matthew: The Movie

Nick Matthew: The Movie

Becoming the Wolf: The Story of Nick Matthew debuts in Manchester By DONNA HELMER   A film charting the success of three-time world squash champion Nick Matthew has premiered in Manchester. England Squash, the national governing body, held an exclusive screening [...]

November 25, 2017 News
England squeeze home by one point in Test thriller

England squeeze home by one point in Test thriller

Ideal warm-up for World Teams By ROD GILMOUR   England beat Rest of the World by a single point in the inaugural Ab Initio Squash International at St George’s Hill Lawn Tennis Club in Weybridge, Surrey, on Friday night. In [...]

November 25, 2017 News
Gregory Gaultier goes for gold to claim sole missing title

Gregory Gaultier goes for gold to claim sole missing title

Hosts France bid for World Teams breakthrough In Marseille By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent   Appearing in the championship for the ninth time in a row, illustrious Frenchman Gregory Gaultier will be aiming to win the only [...]

November 24, 2017 News
England squad face testing time

England squad face testing time

Test match broadcast live on BBC By ROD GILMOUR   A full-strength England will take on a Rest of the World team in the eagerly-anticipated Ab Initio Squash International in Surrey on Friday – with the event being showcased live [...]

November 22, 2017 Growing the game, News
Needing the 5,000: Aussies target new supporters

Needing the 5,000: Aussies target new supporters

Squash Victoria reaches out to bring all players, fans and families into the fold By Alan Thatcher, Squash Mad Editor Here at Squash Mad we are always delighted to share great ideas to help grow the game. Data capture is [...]

November 22, 2017 Growing the game, News
Nour El Sherbini and Mohamed ElShorbagy win Hong Kong titles

Nour El Sherbini and Mohamed ElShorbagy win Hong Kong titles

ElShorbagy praises Farag after brutal final in Hong Kong By SEAN REUTHE   Men’s World No.3 Mohamed ElShorbagy and Women’s World No.1 Nour El Sherbini kept the Cathay Pacific Sun Hung Kai Financial Hong Kong Open titles in Egyptian hands after [...]

November 20, 2017 News
Mohamed ElShorbagy renews rivalry with Ali Farag after beating brother Marwan in Hong Kong semi-finals

Mohamed ElShorbagy renews rivalry with Ali Farag after beating brother Marwan in Hong Kong semi-finals

Hong Kong features two all-Egyptian finals for the first time By SEAN REUTHE   The Cathay Pacific Sun Hung Kai Financial Hong Kong Open will feature two all-Egyptian finals for the first time in its 32-year history after Mohamed ElShorbagy, [...]

November 18, 2017 News
Egyptians dominate to make history at Hong Kong Open

Egyptians dominate to make history at Hong Kong Open

Brothers battle it out in all-Egyptian semi-finals  By SEAN REUTHE   There will be an all-Egyptian semi-final line-up in a men’s PSA World Series event for the first time in history after Mohamed ElShorbagy, his younger brother Marwan, Karim Abdel [...]

November 18, 2017 News
Tesni Evans and Declan James reach Hong Kong quarters

Tesni Evans and Declan James reach Hong Kong quarters

Evans overcomes Alison Waters as Dessouky injury gives James a walkover By ALAN THATCHER and SEAN REUTHE   England’s Declan James will make his maiden appearance in a PSA World Series quarter-final round after his opponent, Egypt’s Fares Dessouky, retired [...]

November 16, 2017 News
Egypt seeded to reclaim Men’s World Team Championship title

Egypt seeded to reclaim Men’s World Team Championship title

France No.3 seeds on home soil By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent   Three-time champions Egypt are seeded to reclaim the Men’s WSF World Team Squash Championship title in France next month, according to the seedings and draw [...]

November 16, 2017 News