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Malaysia and Japan National Champions Crowned

Malaysia and Japan National Champions Crowned

Delia “Pink Socks” Arnold and Nafiizwan “Komodo” Adnan retain titles in Malaysia and Misaki Kobayashi survives thriller in Japan By Alex Wan – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor Delia Arnold and Nafiizwan Adnan both claimed their second Malaysian national title earlier today after seeing off spirited challenges from Low Wee Wern and Ivan Yuen respectively. [...]

November 20, 2016 Alex Wan News 0

World champion Karim Gawad wins Qatar Classic

World champion Karim Gawad wins Qatar Classic

World champion wins his first World Series title By SEAN REUTHE in Doha   World Champion Karim Abdel Gawad’s stunning 2016/17 season continues to go from strength-to-strength after the he put in a superb performance to defeat World No.1 Mohamed ElShorbagy in the final of the 2016 Qatar Classic held at the Khalifa International Tennis [...]

November 19, 2016 Guest Contributor News 0

Mohamed Elshorbagy to meet Karim Gawad in Qatar Classic final

Mohamed Elshorbagy to meet Karim Gawad in Qatar Classic final

Egyptian aces triumph over Nick Matthew and Daryl Selby in semi-finals By SEAN REUTHE in Doha   World No.1 Mohamed ElShorbagy will clash with World Champion Karim Abdel Gawad in the final of the 2016 Qatar Classic after Egypt defeated England on the fifth day of action at the World Series tournament held at the [...]

November 18, 2016 Guest Contributor News 0
Daryl Selby joins Nick Matthew in Qatar semi-finals

Daryl Selby joins Nick Matthew in Qatar semi-finals

England v Egypt in Qatar semi-finals By SEAN REUTHE in Doha   World No.1 Mohamed ElShorbagy and three-time World Champion Nick Matthew will go head-to-head for a place in the final of the 2016 Qatar Classic at the Khalifa International [...]

November 17, 2016 News
Canary Wharf sells out five months ahead of tournament

Canary Wharf sells out five months ahead of tournament

  East Wintergarden tickets are snapped up inside five weeks The 2017 Canary Wharf Squash Classic is again a complete sell-out, five months ahead of the world’s top players heading back to London’s favourite tournament. In a replica of last [...]

November 16, 2016 Growing the game, News
Big wins in Qatar for Simon Rösner and Greg Marche

Big wins in Qatar for Simon Rösner and Greg Marche

‘I had to play my best squash to beat James’ says Rösner By SEAN REUTHE in Doha   The third day of action at the 2016 Qatar Classic, the World Series tournament taking place at the Khalifa International Tennis and Squash [...]

November 16, 2016 News
Daryl Selby conquers Omar Mosaad in Qatar shock

Daryl Selby conquers Omar Mosaad in Qatar shock

All-English tie with Adrian Waller in second round By SEAN REUTHE in Doha   England’s Daryl Selby claimed one of his biggest wins in recent years after he came through a five-game battle with World No.4 Omar Mosaad on the [...]

November 15, 2016 News
Nick Matthew avoids Qatar-strophe in first round

Nick Matthew avoids Qatar-strophe in first round

Nick Matthew escaped a first round Qatar-strophe against wild card Abdulla AlTamimi, top seed Mohamed Elshorbagy scraped home against Peru’s Diego Elias, and Tarek Momen won a 101-minute marathon with Paul Coll that left both players suffering from cramp on [...]

November 14, 2016 News
Qatar qualifiers set up some fiery first round clashes

Qatar qualifiers set up some fiery first round clashes

Paul Coll beats Joe Lee in 78-minute marathon By SEAN REUTHE in Doha    The final qualifying round of the 2016 Qatar Classic saw all but one of the top eight seeded qualifiers seal their main draw berths at the [...]

November 13, 2016 News
Mohamed Elshorbagy leads star-studded draw in Channel VAS Open

Mohamed Elshorbagy leads star-studded draw in Channel VAS Open

Danny Lee lifts St George’s Hill prize fund to $100k By Alan Thatcher, Squash Mad Editor World number one Mohamed Elshorbagy leads a star-studded field competing in the $100K Channel VAS Championship which will take place on the all-glass court [...]

November 12, 2016 Growing the game, News
555: Ross Norman’s tribute to Jahangir Khan

555: Ross Norman’s tribute to Jahangir Khan

Jahangir Khan lifted the level of squash by 15 to 20 per cent. Roger Federer did the same for tennis, but maybe by five or ten per cent. [...]

November 12, 2016 Alan's Blog, News
Alan’s Blog: How Jacques Fontaine won WSF presidential election after dramatic recount

Alan’s Blog: How Jacques Fontaine won WSF presidential election after dramatic recount

President Trump beats President Fontaine by one hour By Alan Thatcher, Squash Mad Editor The world was gripped with anticipation this week, waiting for the longest and most bitterly-fought battle to see who would usher in a new era as [...]

November 11, 2016 Alan's Blog, Fun Stuff, News
Farag joins Ashour on the Qatar injury list

Farag joins Ashour on the Qatar injury list

Stars still feeling the pain after Worlds By SEAN REUTHE   Egyptian World No.6 Ali Farag will take no part in the upcoming Qatar Classic after suffering a hip injury in training.  The 24-year-old Harvard graduate – who reached the [...]

November 10, 2016 News
Jacques Fontaine is new WSF president

Jacques Fontaine is new WSF president

French leader takes over as Ramachandran bows out By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent   Today’s Annual General Meeting of the World Squash Federation elected a new President to succeed N. Ramachandran following the completion of the Indian’s [...]

November 10, 2016 News
Sarah Fitzgerald shows why she is still a true champion

Sarah Fitzgerald shows why she is still a true champion

How Fitz mastered injury to win Masters title By STEVE WALTON – Squash Mad Editor At Large in Australia   Many of you probably saw this picture (above) and said “yep, Sarah is a champion, of course she won the Masters [...]

November 9, 2016 News