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Nicol David keen to promote women’s squash in Colombia

Nicol David keen to promote women’s squash in Colombia

Major push for the game on International Women’s Day By SEAN REUTHE   Malaysia’s eight-time world champion Nicol David is hopeful that the Ciudad de Floridablanca, which begins today on International Women’s Day, will help to promote squash in South America when it showcases some of the world’s top female squash stars. The inaugural Ciudad [...]

March 8, 2017 Guest Contributor Growing the game, News 0

Lucas Serme sinks Marwan Elshorbagy at Canary Wharf

Lucas Serme sinks Marwan Elshorbagy at Canary Wharf

World No.46 upsets the rankings By JOEL DURSTON at Canary Wharf   World No. 46 Lucas Serme produced possibly the performance of his career to beat his friend and former training partner Marwan Elshorbagy 11-9, 11-9, 7-11, 11-7. The two players, along with Marwan’s older brother Mohamed, trained together at Bristol UWE university, adding intrigue [...]

March 8, 2017 Joel Durston News 0

Superman Coll rocks Rosner in 116-minute battle at Canary Wharf

Superman Coll rocks Rosner in 116-minute battle at Canary Wharf

Kiwi wins 11-9 in the fifth By JOEL DURSTON   Paul Coll produced the shock of the day at the East Wintergarden as he dethroned third seed Simon Rosner, 11-8, 9-11, 12-10, 9-11, 11-9 in a gruelling 116 minutes, his longest match on tour. It was a fascinating match-up between Coll, with his lightning quick [...]

March 7, 2017 Joel Durston News 0
Gregory Gaultier breezes into third place after Windy City win

Gregory Gaultier breezes into third place after Windy City win

Gawad and Serme lead Dubai standings By NATHAN CLARKE   Victory at last week’s Windy City Open presented by Guggenheim Partners & EquiTrust Life Insurance Company saw Frenchman Gregory Gaultier take a major step towards securing his place at the [...]

March 6, 2017 News
Canary Wharf qualifying quartet into main draw

Canary Wharf qualifying quartet into main draw

Makin makes a date with Pilley after Sharpes opens show with Selby By ALAN THATCHER   Joel Makin (Wales), Lucas Serme, Declan James and Charles Sharpes (both England) all won through to the main draw of the 2017 Canary Wharf [...]

March 5, 2017 News
Nick Taylor: Choose the right ball to help players learn and enjoy the game

Nick Taylor: Choose the right ball to help players learn and enjoy the game

Double yellows kill the game so try different colours! By NICK TAYLOR    In my opinion 90% of squash players are using the wrong ball. It drives me mad watching amateur and junior players using double yellow dots, having pointless [...]

March 5, 2017 Coaching and Development, Growing the game, News
Joel Makin and Richie Fallows topple top seeds in Canary Wharf qualifying

Joel Makin and Richie Fallows topple top seeds in Canary Wharf qualifying

Waller and Al Tamimi out in straight games By ALAN THATCHER at Wimbledon   Top qualifying seeds Adrian Waller and Abdulla Mohd Al Tamimi were both knocked out of the Canary Wharf Classic at the first hurdle. Waller fell in [...]

March 5, 2017 News
Rankings rumble could put Karim Abdel Gawad at number one

Rankings rumble could put Karim Abdel Gawad at number one

All eyes on the British Open for Hull of a change By MIKE HEGARTY, Squash Mad Resident Geek Mohamed ElShorbagy described losing to his younger brother Marwan as the “proudest day of my life” but soon his attention may be [...]

March 2, 2017 News
Gaultier and El Welily claim 2017 Windy City Open titles

Gaultier and El Welily claim 2017 Windy City Open titles

Chicago: record prize fund for 2018 By NATHAN CLARKE in Chicago   French World No.3 Gregory Gaultier picked up the 36th title of his PSA World Tour career by defeating Marwan ElShorbagy 3-1 to win the 2017 Windy City Open [...]

March 2, 2017 News
Welcome to Woodfield Squash and Leisure Club

Welcome to Woodfield Squash and Leisure Club

Doncaster new-build project survives funding setback to launch thriving four-court club By ROB WALLER, Joint Founder of Woodfield Squash and Leisure Club   Woodfield Squash and Leisure Club have just opened their brand new state of the art squash club and [...]

March 2, 2017 Growing the game, News
James Willstrop climbs back to world No.6

James Willstrop climbs back to world No.6

Former No.1 back near the top after rousing renaissance By SEAN REUTHE   England’s James Willstrop has moved up three places to World No.6 after the PSA Men’s World Rankings for March were released today (March 1), with the Yorkshireman [...]

March 1, 2017 News
Tesni Evans returns to world top 20

Tesni Evans returns to world top 20

Welsh ace at No.19 By SEAN REUTHE   The PSA Women’s World Rankings for March have been announced today (March 1), with Tesni Evans of Wales claiming a place among the world’s top 20 for the second time in her [...]

March 1, 2017 News
Nick Matthew to donate Canary Wharf prize money to #Sunshine4Sumner

Nick Matthew to donate Canary Wharf prize money to #Sunshine4Sumner

Sumner Malik is guest of honour at the East Wintergarden on Monday By ALAN THATCHER, Squash Mad Editor Three-time World Champion Nick Matthew has pledged to donate every penny of his prize money from next week’s Canary Wharf Squash Classic [...]

March 1, 2017 Alan's Blog, News
Marwan ElShorbagy makes maiden World Series final In Windy City

Marwan ElShorbagy makes maiden World Series final In Windy City

Raneem and Nour meet in all-Egyptian women’s final in Chicago By NATHAN CLARKE in Chicago   Egypt’s Marwan ElShorbagy will compete in a PSA World Series tournament final for the first time ever tomorrow (March 1) when he will look [...]

March 1, 2017 News
Mighty Marwan masters Mohamed as Gawad falls to Golan

Mighty Marwan masters Mohamed as Gawad falls to Golan

Shocks galore in Chicago By NATHAN CLARKE in Chicago    On a night of dramatic shocks in Chicago, world No.1 Mohamed ElShorbagy saw his hopes of winning the 2017 Windy City Open presented by Guggenheim Partners & EquiTrust Life Insurance [...]

February 28, 2017 News