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Diego Elias stuns Marwan ElShorbagy in US Open

Diego Elias stuns Marwan ElShorbagy in US Open

Peruvian powers into quarter-finals By ELLIE MAWSON    Peru’s World No.15 Diego Elias caused a big upset at the U.S. Open as he downed Egypt’s world No.6 Marwan ElShorbagy in straight games to reach his first quarter-final at the tournament. The 20-year-old from Lima was agonisingly close to defeating World Champion Karim Abdel Gawad during [...]

October 11, 2017 Alan Thatcher News 0

Hong Kong’s Au stuns eight-time world champion Nicol David to reach U.S. Open last eight

Hong Kong’s Au stuns eight-time world champion Nicol David to reach U.S. Open last eight

‘I will have to change my flight plans’ says Au By ELLIE MAWSON   Hong Kong’s Annie Au recorded the biggest win of her career to defeat eight-time World Champion Nicol David for the first time ever and secure an unexpected berth in the quarter-finals of the 2017 U.S. Open Presented by Macquarie Investment Management. [...]

October 10, 2017 Guest Contributor News 0

Sensation as Paul Coll takes out US Open top seed Karim Gawad

Sensation as Paul Coll takes out US Open top seed Karim Gawad

Great escape for Raneem By ELLIE MAWSON    New Zealand’s World No.10 Paul Coll pulled off one of the biggest wins of his career as he knocked World Champion and tournament top seed Karim Abdel Gawad out of the 2017 U.S. Open Presented by Macquarie Investment Management in the first round. It was tipped as [...]

October 9, 2017 Alan Thatcher News 0
James Willstrop suffers shock defeat in US Open first round

James Willstrop suffers shock defeat in US Open first round

Mexico’s Cesar Salazar meets Simon Rösner in next round By ELLIE MAWSON    Mexican Cesar Salazar pulled off a huge upset during the first round of the 2017 U.S. Open Presented by Macquarie Investment Management as he downed former World No.1 [...]

October 8, 2017 News
Canary Wharf tickets on sale today

Canary Wharf tickets on sale today

Annual rush as fans clamour for tickets to London’s top tournament By Alan Thatcher, Squash Mad Editor The Canary Wharf Squash Classic is one of the most popular squash tournaments in the world, and also has a reputation for innovation [...]

October 6, 2017 Growing the game, News
Stars support World Squash Day

Stars support World Squash Day

Double the fun says Cam Pilley The world’s leading squash players are encouraging every club on the planet to open their doors to support World Squash Day.  This annual event to promote the game takes place on Saturday October 14th [...]

October 5, 2017 Alan's Blog, Growing the game, News
Mohamed ElShorbagy is relishing US Open defence

Mohamed ElShorbagy is relishing US Open defence

Reigning champion fired up for Philly By ELLIE MAWSON and NATHAN CLARKE   Egypt’s World No.3 Mohamed ElShorbagy returns to the 2017 U.S. Open Presented by Macquarie Investment Management next week as he looks to defend his crown when the [...]

October 3, 2017 News
Best of three scoring to be trialled at Canary Wharf

Best of three scoring to be trialled at Canary Wharf

First round and quarter-finals will trial shorter match format at the East Wintergarden By ALAN THATCHER and NATHAN CLARKE   The Professional Squash Association have today confirmed that the 2018 Canary Wharf Classic will be the first ranking PSA World Tour event [...]

October 2, 2017 Growing the game, News
Egyptians fight back to reach San Francisco final

Egyptians fight back to reach San Francisco final

Karim Abdel Gawad meets long-time rival Mohamed ElShorbagy in decider By SEAN REUTHE in San Francisco   World Champion Karim Abdel Gawad will take on compatriot Mohamed ElShorbagy in the final of the 2017 Men’s Oracle NetSuite Open, PSA M100 tournament [...]

September 30, 2017 News
Sarah-Jane Perry topples Laura Massaro in SF shock

Sarah-Jane Perry topples Laura Massaro in SF shock

Diego Elias topples Nick Matthew to reach San Francisco semi-finals By SEAN REUTHE in San Francisco    Peruvian World No.17 Diego Elias and England’s World No.6 Sarah-Jane Perry upset the seedings on the day three of the 2017 Oracle NetSuite Open [...]

September 29, 2017 News
Mohamed ElShorbagy meets James Willstrop in San Francisco semi-finals

Mohamed ElShorbagy meets James Willstrop in San Francisco semi-finals

Nicol David fights back from game ball down against Victoria Lust By SEAN REUTHE in San Francisco   Former World No.1s Mohamed ElShorbagy and James Willstrop will meet for the 21st time on the PSA World Tour after they both [...]

September 28, 2017 News
James Willstrop weathers storm in San Francisco Match of the Bay

James Willstrop weathers storm in San Francisco Match of the Bay

‘I was a bit cloudy in my head’ By SEAN REUTHE and ALAN THATCHER   The opening day of main draw action at the 2017 Oracle NetSuite Open saw all but two of the seeded players across the mens and [...]

September 27, 2017 News
England stars back World Squash Day

England stars back World Squash Day

Laura and Nick urge clubs to get involved to grow the game By Alan Thatcher, Squash Mad Editor England’s leading squash players are encouraging every club in the country to open their doors to support World Squash Day. This annual [...]

September 25, 2017 Alan's Blog, Growing the game, News
Double Egyptian delight in Macau

Double Egyptian delight in Macau

Mohamed Abouelghar and Nouran Gohar champs in Macau By ALEX WAN – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor It was a double Egyptian delight as second seeds Mohamed Abouelghar and Nouran Gohar took top honours at the rain interrupted finals of [...]

September 24, 2017 News
Premier Squash League Preview: A New Den for the Birmingham Lions

Premier Squash League Preview: A New Den for the Birmingham Lions

Premier Squash League Preview: A New Den for the Birmingham Lions By James Roberts – Squash Mad Reporter   Anyone traveling along the A38 Bristol Road to the South of Birmingham city centre over the past 2 years could not have [...]

September 24, 2017 News