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James Willstrop back in PSA world top 10

James Willstrop back in PSA world top 10

ToC win over Nick Matthew gives Willstrop a lift By NATHAN CLARKE   After reaching the semi-finals of the J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions in January, his second PSA World Series semi-final finish of the 2016-17 season so far, England’s James Willstrop has moved up two places in the PSA Men’s World Rankings to secure [...]

February 1, 2017 Guest Contributor News 0

Sarah-Jane Perry climbs into world top 10 for the first time

Sarah-Jane Perry climbs into world top 10 for the first time

Camille Serme hits No.2 in the world By NATHAN CLARKE   Camille Serme has climbed to number two in the world for the first time as England’s Sarah-Jane Perry makes her debut appearance in the top 10 in the new PSA rankings. Serme’s victory in January’s J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions, her second consecutive PSA [...]

February 1, 2017 Guest Contributor News 0

Nick Matthew aims for six of the best at Canary Wharf

Nick Matthew aims for six of the best at Canary Wharf

English veteran is top seed at East Wintergarden in March By Alan Thatcher, Squash Mad Editor Three-time World Champion Nick Matthew will be aiming to make it six of the best when he returns to the 2017 Canary Wharf Squash Classic as the top seed in a draw that will see players from 10 countries [...]

January 24, 2017 Alan Thatcher News 0
Miguel Rodriguez and Nicol David fly the flag for WSF

Miguel Rodriguez and Nicol David fly the flag for WSF

WSF ambassadors dive into Armenia and Ukraine By HOWARD HARDING Armenia and Ukraine will host the 2017 WSF Ambassador Programme later this year when Malaysia’s record eight-time women’s world champion Nicol David and Colombian Miguel Angel Rodriguez, South America’s highest-ranked [...]

January 22, 2017 News
Gawad and Serme etch names into Tournament of Champions history

Gawad and Serme etch names into Tournament of Champions history

First wins for Egyptian and French stars in dazzling New York finals By NATHAN CLARKE in New York   New names were etched into the record books of both the Men’s and Women’s J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions yesterday (January [...]

January 20, 2017 News
Laura Massaro halts Sarah-Jane Perry as James Willstrop falls to Karim Gawad in ToC

Laura Massaro halts Sarah-Jane Perry as James Willstrop falls to Karim Gawad in ToC

Gregory Gaultier and Camille Serme derail Egyptian champions in dramatic night at Grand Central By NATHAN CLARKE    French duo Gregory Gaultier, Men’s World No.3, and Camille Serme, Women’s World No.4, derailed the challenge of 2016 tournament winners Mohamed ElShorbagy [...]

January 19, 2017 News
Sarah-Jane Perry leads English trio into New York semi-finals

Sarah-Jane Perry leads English trio into New York semi-finals

Massive wins for Perry, Massaro and Willstrop in ToC By NATHAN CLARKE in New York   England’s Sarah-Jane Perry, World No.11, triumphed in a remarkable rollercoaster encounter with 2015 tournament winner Raneem El Welily, World No.3, in New York yesterday [...]

January 18, 2017 News
England’s Sarah-Jane Perry sinks home hope Amanda Sobhy

England’s Sarah-Jane Perry sinks home hope Amanda Sobhy

Stunning victory at Grand Central railroads American hopes By NATHAN CLARKE in New York   England’s Sarah-Jane Perry, the World No.11, stunned a capacity crowd inside New York’s Grand Central Terminal as she downed crowd favourite and 2016 runner-up Amanda [...]

January 17, 2017 News
Finally, James Willstrop ends 10-year losing run to rival Nick Matthew

Finally, James Willstrop ends 10-year losing run to rival Nick Matthew

Under the chandeliers at Grand Central, Willstrop exorcises painful record against long-term rival By NATHAN CLARKE and HOWARD HARDING in New York   England’s James Willstrop ended a 10-year, 19-match losing streak against perennial domestic rival Nick Matthew to knock the [...]

January 16, 2017 News
ElShorbagy brothers are on track to clash in New York

ElShorbagy brothers are on track to clash in New York

‘One day I know he will beat me, then he will be a complete player’  By NATHAN CLARKE in New York   There will be more than just a place in the semi-final of one of squash’s most iconic tournaments, [...]

January 15, 2017 News
Battle of Broadway takes centre stage in New York

Battle of Broadway takes centre stage in New York

Willstrop and Matthew continue rivalry in theatrical surroundings  By NATHAN CLARKE and ALAN THATCHER    Veteran English duo Nick Matthew and James Willstrop will write another chapter into their long-standing rivalry after coming through their opening match-ups at the 2017 J.P. [...]

January 14, 2017 News
Birthday boy Mohamed Elshorbagy given a hard time by Declan James at ToC

Birthday boy Mohamed Elshorbagy given a hard time by Declan James at ToC

‘We’ll have lots more hard matches in the future’ By HOWARD HARDING in New York   World number one Mohamed Elshorbagy celebrated his 26th birthday in fine style today in New York where he led five fellow Egyptians through the [...]

January 13, 2017 News
Declan James bags top seed after ToC qualifying shocks

Declan James bags top seed after ToC qualifying shocks

Richards, Clyne and James on track for ToC first round at Grand Central By NATHAN CLARKE and ALAN THATCHER   Declan James received the ultimate prize, a first round clash with top seed Mohamed Elshorbagy, after leading a trio of [...]

January 12, 2017 News
Delia Arnold hangs up her racket to move on with life

Delia Arnold hangs up her racket to move on with life

Delia Arnold retires after 14 years on tour By Alex Wan – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor Former British Open semi-finalist Delia Arnold announced her immediate retirement from the game earlier last week. The world number 17 from Kuala Lumpur, [...]

January 9, 2017 News
Denis Gilevskiy claims first British Junior Open title for Ireland

Denis Gilevskiy claims first British Junior Open title for Ireland

Elise and Sam finish runners-up for England By DONNA HELMER in Sheffield   This year’s British Junior Open drew to a close with a dazzling display of squash and two surprising records set on the tournament’s final day. The championships [...]

January 7, 2017 News