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Emily Whitlock beats Alison Waters in British Open shock

Emily Whitlock beats Alison Waters in British Open shock

Now for top seed Nour El Sherbini By SEAN REUTHE in Hull    England’s World No.15 Emily Whitlock will join compatriots Laura Massaro and Nick Matthew in the quarter-final stage of the prestigious 2017 Allam British Open for the first time in her career after she upset fellow Englishwoman Alison Waters in their second round [...]

March 23, 2017 Guest Contributor News 0

First round shocks in British Open

First round shocks in British Open

Willstrop falls to Castagnet as Gohar goes out to Abbas By SEAN REUTHE   The 2016 Allam British Open runner-up Nouran Gohar fell to a shock defeat in the opening round of the 2017 instalment of the iconic World Series tournament after she succumbed to 16-year-old Egyptian qualifier Nada Abbas. Abbas, a two-time PSA World [...]

March 22, 2017 Guest Contributor News 0

Squash and study brings winning results

Squash and study brings winning results

Squash and academia partnerships in the UK By ROSANNA RADLINSKA – Squash Mad Columnist   As a parent of a sixth form student/squash player, I feel it is the right time to explore the opportunities of combining squash and studies in the UK. I have had a look at the University of the West of England and the Elite [...]

March 20, 2017 Guest Contributor Coaching and Development, Comment, Interviews, News 1
Nour El Sherbini ready for Hull of a battle

Nour El Sherbini ready for Hull of a battle

‘2016 British Open win was so special’ By NATHAN CLARKE and ALAN THATCHER   The 2016 Allam British Open Champion Nour El Sherbini says that victory last year, when she defeated compatriot Nouran Gohar to become the first Egyptian woman [...]

March 16, 2017 News
El Sherbini tops draw in World Championship defence

El Sherbini tops draw in World Championship defence

  Youngest champion defends title in El Gouna By NATHAN CLARKE   Defending champion Nour El Sherbini has been seeded number one for the Orascom Development PSA Women’s World Championship which will take place at the Egyptian Red Sea Resort [...]

March 14, 2017 News
Nicol David beats Olivia Blatchford to win first title since 2015

Nicol David beats Olivia Blatchford to win first title since 2015

Stunning setting for glass court in Colombia By SEAN REUTHE in Colombia   Malaysia’s eight-time World Champion Nicol David lifted her first PSA World Tour title since December 2015 after a dominant display against World No.27 Olivia Blatchford in the [...]

March 12, 2017 News
Canary Wharf Picture Gallery

Canary Wharf Picture Gallery

Pictures by PATRICK LAUSON (www.patricklausonphotography.co.uk) Photographer Patrick Lauson shares his portfolio of action images from the Canary Wharf Squash Classic.  He has captured the drama of one of the world’s most successful tournaments, with the action taking place inside one of squash’s most iconic [...]

March 11, 2017 News
Canary Wolf Nick Matthew makes it six of the best at his favourite tournament

Canary Wolf Nick Matthew makes it six of the best at his favourite tournament

Joy of six for top seed Nick By JOEL DURSTON   Nick Matthew made it a super six at the Canary Wharf Squash Classic, claiming an 11-9, 11-7, 12-10, 11-8 win over an “unbelievably tough” Fares Dessouky. The Sheffield player [...]

March 11, 2017 News
Dream final for Fares Dessouky against Nick Matthew

Dream final for Fares Dessouky against Nick Matthew

Egyptian battles through two-hour marathon to face his boyhood hero in the Canary Wharf Classic final By JOEL DURSTON   Fares Dessouky survived a hammering – literally – from Borja Golan to earn his place in the Canary Wharf Classic [...]

March 10, 2017 News
Sobhy and David start strongly in Colombia

Sobhy and David start strongly in Colombia

Rain holds up women stars in Floridablanca By SEAN REUTHE   Top seeds Amanda Sobhy and Nicol David both moved through to the last eight of the inaugural Ciudad de Floridablanca, PSA W70 tournament after claiming respective wins over England’s [...]

March 9, 2017 News
Paul Coll powers into Canary Wharf semi-finals

Paul Coll powers into Canary Wharf semi-finals

Kiwi Superman sets up first encounter with Nick Matthew By JOEL DURSTON at Canary Wharf    Paul Coll continued his fine run of form with a very impressive 11-7, 11-3, 12-10 win over home favourite Daryl Selby in the quarter-finals [...]

March 9, 2017 News
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 [...]

March 8, 2017 Growing the game, News
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 [...]

March 8, 2017 News
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 [...]

March 7, 2017 News
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