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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 Waters in Pepper Pike. Serme, the 27-year-old from Créteil, has been in scintillating form over [...]

February 21, 2017 Guest Contributor News 0

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, having secured a contract as Lead Physiotherapist and Medical Coordinator, providing on-site treatment and advice [...]

February 13, 2017 Mark Kelly Growing the game, Interviews, News 0

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 champion Matthew eased through his final against underdog Joe Lee to take home the trophy [...]

February 12, 2017 Guest Contributor News 0
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
India denies Malaysian double at Asian Junior Teams

India denies Malaysian double at Asian Junior Teams

Malaysian and India come out tops at Asian Junior Team Champs By Alex Wan – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor Top seeds Malaysia and India both justified their top seeding after winning their respective finals with an identical 2-0 score [...]

February 5, 2017 News
Gawad and Gaultier set up Swede final showdown

Gawad and Gaultier set up Swede final showdown

The G-men take out Momen and Rosner to make Swedish Open final  By SEAN REUTHE   Defending champion Karim Abdel Gawad and two-time winner Gregory Gaultier will lock horns in the final of the 2017 UCS Swedish Open after they [...]

February 4, 2017 News
Karim Gawad and Gregory Gaultier battle through to Swedish semi-finals

Karim Gawad and Gregory Gaultier battle through to Swedish semi-finals

Tarek Momen misses match ball against Gaultier By SEAN REUTHE in Linköping   The quarter-finals of the 2017 UCS Swedish Open saw just two of the four scheduled matches go ahead as planned, with title holder Karim Abdel Gawad and [...]

February 4, 2017 News
Alan Clyne shocks Miguel Rodriguez in Swedish Open

Alan Clyne shocks Miguel Rodriguez in Swedish Open

Injured Selby forced to pull out By SEAN REUTHE   Scotland’s Alan Clyne achieved one of the best results in his career by beating Colombia’s Miguel Angel Rodriguez in the first round of the 2017 UCS Swedish Open in Linköping. Sadly, [...]

February 3, 2017 News
Nick Matthew meets Ryan Cuskelly in Canary Wharf opener

Nick Matthew meets Ryan Cuskelly in Canary Wharf opener

Big guns Cam Pilley and Omar Mosaad to clash  By ALAN THATCHER and NATHAN CLARKE   Major upsets could be on the cards from the very first day of the 2017 Canary Wharf Classic after the release of the draw for [...]

February 2, 2017 News
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 [...]

February 1, 2017 News
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 [...]

February 1, 2017 News