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England’s fab five reach British Junior Open semi-finals

England’s fab five reach British Junior Open semi-finals

Home hopes provide best display in years  By DONNA HELMER in Sheffield   FIVE English players have reached the semi-finals of the 2017 British Junior Open (BJO) in what has been a truly triumphant day for the home nation in Sheffield. Sam Todd was the first English player to cruise into the final four of [...]

January 5, 2017 Guest Contributor News 0

Natalie Grinham to bow out at the ToC

Natalie Grinham to bow out at the ToC

Golden girl chooses New York finale By NATHAN CLARKE   Three-time Commonwealth Games Gold Medal winner and former World No.2 Natalie Grinham, the 38-year-old from Toowoomba, Australia, will bring down the curtain on a glittering 20-year career when this month’s iconic J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions gets under way inside New York’s Grand Central Terminal [...]

January 4, 2017 Guest Contributor News 0

World champion falls in British Junior Open

World champion falls in British Junior Open

Huge win over Eain Yow Ng for American outsider Andrew Douglas By DONNA HELMER in Sheffield   Day two of the British Junior Open sprung a huge shock as last year’s world junior champion was knocked out in the third round. Spectators were treated to a five-game thriller in Sheffield as American Andrew Douglas [9/16] [...]

January 4, 2017 Guest Contributor News 0
Kyle Finch keeps busy in Sheffield

Kyle Finch keeps busy in Sheffield

British Junior Open: Day One report By DONNA HELMER in Sheffield   Youngsters from 33 countries as far away as Malaysia, Hong Kong and Australia travelled to Sheffield to take part in one of the biggest competitions in the junior [...]

January 3, 2017 News
Kiwi Paul Coll cracks world Top 20

Kiwi Paul Coll cracks world Top 20

Happy New Year as Weybridge champion climbs 13 places By NATHAN CLARKE   After securing the biggest title win of his career during December’s PSA M100 Channel VAS Championship, New Zealand’s Paul Coll has jumped a colossal 13 places on [...]

January 3, 2017 News
Tesni Evans breaks into PSA World Top 20

Tesni Evans breaks into PSA World Top 20

Laura Massaro at five as Nicol David slips to seven By NATHAN CLARKE   Tesni Evans has become only the second Welsh female player ever to break into the World’s Top 20 following the publication of the first PSA Women’s [...]

January 3, 2017 News
Equal prize money at 2017 British Open

Equal prize money at 2017 British Open

Prize purse of $150,000 for men and women in Hull By NATHAN CLARKE   Female players will earn the same prize money as their male counterparts for the first time in the history of the prestigious Allam British Open when the [...]

December 19, 2016 News
Paul Coll wins Channel VAS title

Paul Coll wins Channel VAS title

Kiwi qualifier downs Tarek Momen in superb final after week of shocks By SEAN REUTHE    New Zealand’s World No.33 Paul Coll lifted the biggest title of his career after a sensational final performance saw him beat Egypt’s Tarek Momen [...]

December 12, 2016 News
Paul Coll and Tarek Momen halt English hopes

Paul Coll and Tarek Momen halt English hopes

Willstrop and Selby exit Channel VAS semi-finals By SEAN REUTHE    New Zealand’s Paul Coll and Egypt’s Tarek Momen will contest the final of the 2016 Channel VAS Championship at St George’s Hill after they claimed big wins over English [...]

December 11, 2016 News
Giant-killers Daryl Selby and Paul Coll clash in Weybridge semi-finals

Giant-killers Daryl Selby and Paul Coll clash in Weybridge semi-finals

James Willstrop meets Tarek Momen in second semi By SEAN REUTHE   New Zealand qualifier Paul Coll claimed his second major shock of the 2016 Channel VAS Championship at St George’s Hill after he came through a thrilling five-game battle [...]

December 10, 2016 News
Steve Coppinger takes out Omar Mosaad

Steve Coppinger takes out Omar Mosaad

Another shock KO at Weybridge By SEAN REUTHE   South African qualifier Stephen Coppinger bridged a 16-place World Rankings gap to upset World No.8 Omar Mosaad as the first round action at the 2016 Channel VAS Championship at St George’s [...]

December 10, 2016 News
Daryl Selby sinks Mohamed Elshorbagy in first round stunner

Daryl Selby sinks Mohamed Elshorbagy in first round stunner

Dazzling Daryl meets Saurav Ghosal in quarter-finals By SEAN REUTHE   England’s Daryl Selby came up with a magnificent display on his 400th PSA World Tour appearance to shock World No.1 Mohamed ElShorbagy in five games on the opening day [...]

December 9, 2016 News
English trio fall in Channel VAS qualifiers

English trio fall in Channel VAS qualifiers

Coppinger leads seeds through to main draw By SEAN REUTHE   The remaining top seeds in the final qualifying round of the 2016 Channel VAS Championship at St George’s Hill earned their place in the main draw of the PSA [...]

December 8, 2016 News
Daryl Selby weighs up Weybridge ambitions

Daryl Selby weighs up Weybridge ambitions

English ace faces world No.1 in first round By NATHAN CLARKE   England’s World No.16 Daryl Selby will look to maintain his recent fine form when he competes in the Channel VAS Championship at St George’s Hill between December 8-12 [...]

December 7, 2016 News
Matthew masters Willstrop again in Manchester

Matthew masters Willstrop again in Manchester

‘One minute I’m planning my retirement and then I want to play for five more years’  By NATHAN CLARKE in Manchester   The 36-year-old Nick Matthew proved that there is still life in the old dog as he produced a [...]

December 6, 2016 News