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Marwan celebrates “my first proper win over Ramy”

Marwan celebrates “my first proper win over Ramy”

Ruthless ElShorbagy reaches Bellevue semi-finals By SEAN REUTHE   World No.5 Marwan ElShorbagy claimed a huge victory over three-time World Champion Ramy Ashour to move to within one win of claiming a final berth at the inaugural Pacific Market International Bellevue Squash Classic, PSA M100 tournament. ElShorbagy’s only previous win against Ashour came during the [...]

May 19, 2017 Guest Contributor News 0

Ramy Ashour leads Egyptian trio through to PMI quarter-finals

Ramy Ashour leads Egyptian trio through to PMI quarter-finals

Ali Farag beats former college rival in Bellevue By SEAN REUTHE   Three-time World Champion Ramy Ashour marked his return from a two-month injury lay off with a 3-0 victory over Switzerland’s Nicolas Mueller to reach the quarter-final stage of the Pacific Market International Bellevue Squash Classic, PSA M100 tournament. The enigmatic 29-year-old has been [...]

May 18, 2017 Guest Contributor News 0

Borja Golan cashes in with seedings upset in Bellevue

Borja Golan cashes in with seedings upset in Bellevue

Spanish ace overcomes No.7 seed Daryl Selby in wealthiest 16-man tournament By SEAN REUTHE   Spain’s former World No.5 Borja Golan was the only unseeded player to prevail on the opening day of main draw action at the inaugural Pacific Market International Bellevue Squash Classic after the 34-year-old defeated England’s Daryl Selby to reach the [...]

May 17, 2017 Guest Contributor News 0
Nic Müeller upsets Cesar Salazar in Bellevue Classic qualifying

Nic Müeller upsets Cesar Salazar in Bellevue Classic qualifying

Swiss ace meets Ramy Ashour in first round By SEAN REUTHE and ALAN THATCHER   Swiss World No.34 Nicolas Müeller came out on top of an entertaining five-game battle with Mexico’s Cesar Salazar at the PRO Sports Club in Bellevue [...]

May 16, 2017 News
Look back in Angers – 3 decades of squash success

Look back in Angers – 3 decades of squash success

Look back in Angers – 3 decades of squash success By James Roberts – Squash Mad Reporter   32 years ago in 1985, I walked through the doors of a shiny new squash club in Angers, a pretty and historic [...]

May 8, 2017 News
Un-Hoppable Gregory Gaultier wins Grasshopper Cup

Un-Hoppable Gregory Gaultier wins Grasshopper Cup

French ace so happy to beat Farag for fifth title in a row By NATHAN CLARKE in Zurich   Frenchman Gregory Gautier picked up the 39th title of his career – and his fifth consecutive tournament win in 2017 – [...]

May 8, 2017 News
Gregory Gaultier to meet Ali Farag in Grasshopper Cup Final

Gregory Gaultier to meet Ali Farag in Grasshopper Cup Final

French star aims for high five in Zurich By NATHAN CLARKE   The final of the 2017 Grasshopper Cup in Zurich will see Egyptian World No.8 Ali Farag, conquerer of both Mohamed ElShorbagy and Nick Matthew, take on in-form World [...]

May 6, 2017 News
Karim Gawad and Mohamed ElShorbagy crash out in Zurich

Karim Gawad and Mohamed ElShorbagy crash out in Zurich

Shocks in Grasshopper Cup By NATHAN CLARKE in Zurich   Egyptian World No.1 Karim Abdel Gawad and compatriot Mohamed ElShorbagy – the man who topped the PSA World Rankings for 28 months up to March 2017 – crashed out of [...]

May 6, 2017 News
Squash is such a Dutch of class says football legend Marco van Basten

Squash is such a Dutch of class says football legend Marco van Basten

Total squash: Grasshopper Cup like a physical game of chess says football star By NATHAN CLARKE in Zurich   Legendary Dutch footballer Marco van Basten has praised the world’s top squash stars after the 52-year-old attended the second day of action [...]

May 5, 2017 News
Gaultier and Gawad jump into Grasshopper Cup quarter-finals

Gaultier and Gawad jump into Grasshopper Cup quarter-finals

High-speed Greg sinks Daryl Selby By NATHAN CLARKE in Zurich   Former World No.1 Gregory Gaultier was in imperious form as he extended his winning streak on the PSA World Tour to 20 consecutive matches, defeating England’s Daryl Selby 3-0 to [...]

May 5, 2017 News
Mohamed ElShorbagy escapes against local hero Nic Mueller

Mohamed ElShorbagy escapes against local hero Nic Mueller

Swiss ace gets the Puls racing By NATHAN CLARKE in Zurich   Tournament top seed Mohamed ElShorbagy, the World No.3 and former World No.1, was forced to call on an act of escapism to avoid a shock first round exit at [...]

May 4, 2017 News
World champion Karim Gawad hits the number one spot

World champion Karim Gawad hits the number one spot

Fifth Egyptian to reach the PSA summit  By SEAN REUTHE   World Champion Karim Abdel Gawad has overtaken Frenchman Gregory Gaultier to become just the fifth Egyptian player ever to top the PSA Men’s World Rankings, released today (May 1). [...]

May 1, 2017 News
Sarah-Jane Perry rises to world No.7

Sarah-Jane Perry rises to world No.7

Tesni Evans climbs to career-high 16 in the world By ALAN THATCHER and SEAN REUTHE    Sarah-Jane Perry, who led England to the European Team Championship with a riveting win over France’s Camille Serme, has risen to a career-high position [...]

May 1, 2017 News
Max Lee and Joshana Chinappa are new Asian champions

Max Lee and Joshana Chinappa are new Asian champions

First time Asian champions crowned in “hot” fashion By Alex Wan – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor Max Lee of Hong Kong and India’s Joshana Chinappa were crowned Asian for the first time today at the Express Avenue Mall in [...]

April 30, 2017 News
Big week for Wales as England and France share Euro titles

Big week for Wales as England and France share Euro titles

Scots finish fourth on countback By ALAN THATCHER and HOWARD HARDING   England and France shared the honours by winning the men’s and women’s finals at the European Team Championships in Helsinki, Finland, but Wales were celebrating hardest after a [...]

April 29, 2017 News