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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 to the #Sunshine4Sumner campaign. World No.4 Matthew, the top seed at Canary Wharf, is making [...]

March 1, 2017 Alan Thatcher Alan's Blog, News 0

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 to put his name alongside that of elder brother Mohamed ElShorbagy on the winners board [...]

March 1, 2017 Guest Contributor News 0

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 Company for the second consecutive year dashed at the hands of younger brother and world [...]

February 28, 2017 Guest Contributor News 0
Amanda Sobhy wins all-American showdown in Chicago

Amanda Sobhy wins all-American showdown in Chicago

James Willstrop meets Gregory Gaultier in quarter-finals By NATHAN CLARKE in Chicago   World No.6 Amanda Sobhy, the highest-ranked US-born player ever, emerged victorious in a momentous all-American encounter with Olivia Blatchford to reach the quarter-finals of the 2017 Windy [...]

February 27, 2017 News
Simon Rösner routs Ramy Ashour to book Windy City last-eight berth

Simon Rösner routs Ramy Ashour to book Windy City last-eight berth

ElShorbagy brothers to clash again  By NATHAN CLARKE in Chicago   An inspired Simon Rösner put together one of the best performances of his career to date to secure a huge win over World No.5 Ramy Ashour and move into [...]

February 26, 2017 News
Top seed Mohamed Elshorbagy wins Windy City marathon

Top seed Mohamed Elshorbagy wins Windy City marathon

Kiwi Paul Coll in 94-minute epic battle with top seed By NATHAN CLARKE in Chicago   Defending champion Mohamed ElShorbagy began his 2017 Windy City Open presented by Guggenheim Partners and EquiTrust Life Insurance Company campaign with a winning start, [...]

February 24, 2017 News
Olli Tuominen meets Ramy Ashour in Chicago

Olli Tuominen meets Ramy Ashour in Chicago

Seeds fall in Windy City qualifiers By NATHAN CLARKE in Chicago   Number one and two seeds Gregoire Marche and Nafiizwan Adnan, along with number two seeded woman’s qualifier Coline Aumard, crashed out of the 2017 Windy City Open presented [...]

February 23, 2017 News
Camille Serme sees off Alison Waters in five to clinch Cleveland Classic title

Camille Serme sees off Alison Waters in five to clinch Cleveland Classic title

By JOE RUSSELL   French World No.2 Camille Serme continued her unbeaten start to 2017 after she mounted a superb comeback from two games down to retain her Cleveland Classic title at the expense of England’s former World No.3 Alison [...]

February 21, 2017 News
Derek Ryan: Return of an Irish legend

Derek Ryan: Return of an Irish legend

An Olympic place is key to the growth of squash says Ryan By MARK KELLY, Squash Mad Ireland Correspondent Irish squash legend Derek Ryan, a former top 10 player almost two decades ago, is back at the pinnacle of the game, [...]

February 13, 2017 Growing the game, Interviews, News
Nick Matthew makes it NINE national titles

Nick Matthew makes it NINE national titles

‘I want to come back and make it ten’ By DONNA HELMER   Nick Matthew made history by winning his ninth National title in Manchester and cemented his status as one of the greatest British squash players ever. Three-time world [...]

February 12, 2017 News
Four National titles for Laura Massaro

Four National titles for Laura Massaro

Now she wants to overtake Cassie’s record of six By DONNA HELMER  Laura Massaro won her fourth National Squash Championship title to further establish her dominance at the top of women’s squash in England. The World No.5 from Preston defeated [...]

February 12, 2017 News
Illness forces James Willstrop to quit Nationals

Illness forces James Willstrop to quit Nationals

Joe Lee takes walkover to meet Adrian Waller in semi-finals By DONNA HELMER   Two-time National champion James Willstrop was forced to retire from the tournament in today’s quarter-finals after he was unable to recover from illness. The former World [...]

February 11, 2017 News
Top seeds march on in Manchester

Top seeds march on in Manchester

Nationals shock as Haycock halts Coleman By DONNA HELMER in Manchester   Tournament favourites Nick Matthew and Laura Massaro cruised through their first round matches as they began their quest to defend their Nationals titles. Matthew overcame qualifier Ashley Davies, [...]

February 10, 2017 News
Amanda Sobhy and Nicol David are star attractions in Colombia

Amanda Sobhy and Nicol David are star attractions in Colombia

Colombia stages biggest women’s event in South America By SEAN REUTHE   United States No.1 Amanda Sobhy and Malaysia’s eight-time World Champion Nicol David are seeded to meet in a mouthwatering final encounter after the draw for the inaugural Ciudad [...]

February 8, 2017 News
Gregory Gaultier stops Karim Gawad’s rise to the top

Gregory Gaultier stops Karim Gawad’s rise to the top

French ace beats world champion in Swedish Open final By SEAN REUTHE   French World No.3 Gregory Gaultier lifted the UCS Swedish Open title for the third time in his career after he overturned a one-game deficit to defeat World [...]

February 5, 2017 News