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Matthew meets Ashour in Swedish Open final

Matthew meets Ashour in Swedish Open final

Matthew shows who’s number one but Ashour is hungry for Swede taste of glory Nick Matthew won the bragging rights in the battle of the world number ones to advance into the final of the Swedish Open at the expense of Frenchman Gregory Gaultier in Linköping. Matthew, who had beaten Gaultier in his last two [...]

February 8, 2014 Guest Contributor News 0

Interview: 11 points with Michelle Martin

Interview: 11 points with Michelle Martin

Squash legends unite as Cassie Thomas interviews Michelle Martin Exclusive Interview by CASSIE THOMAS – Squash Mad Columnist In 1999, 15 years ago Australian Squash Legend Michelle Martin retired from the game. I remember this day very clearly as I had just played her in the final of the US Open. We were in the [...]

February 7, 2014 Cassie Thomas Cassie's Column, Interviews, News 0

Commonwealth honour for England’s golden boy

Commonwealth honour for England’s golden boy

Matthew honoured at the Commonwealth Games England Champions Club   Triple world champion Nick Matthew was awarded Best Male by the Commonwealth Games England Champions Club at a glittering ceremony held in Central London. The inaugural event, hosted at the the Marriot London Grosvenor Square Hotel, celebrated the achievements of the 2010 Delhi Team Members with awards for Best Male, Best Female, [...]

February 7, 2014 Guest Contributor Commonwealth Games, News 0
Exclusive: Nicol David still hungry for more success

Exclusive: Nicol David still hungry for more success

Squash’s great ambassador targets more titles in a busy year ahead By LEE HORTON – Squash Mad Chief Reporter Nicol David exited New York last weekend with a smile the size of Brooklyn Bridge. Her first Tournament of Champions title and [...]

February 5, 2014 Interviews, News
Dutch Promoter Tommy Berden joins forces with WSA

Dutch Promoter Tommy Berden joins forces with WSA

New WSA board turn to Tommy Berden to grow Women’s Tour By LEE HORTON – Squash Mad Chief Reporter TOP Dutch promoter Tommy Berden has stepped in to help the WSA regroup and grow the women’s World Tour. Berden, who [...]

February 5, 2014 News
David ends Au’s Cleveland run as she bags title 73

David ends Au’s Cleveland run as she bags title 73

Au’s seed cull comes to a crashing end as Nicol shows who’s boss in Cleveland By MICHAEL CATLING – Squash Mad Chief Reporter WORLD number one Nicol David produced another imperious display to end qualifier Annie Au’s fairtytale run at the [...]

February 5, 2014 News
Exclusive: Suzie Pierrepont is out as WSA Tour boss

Exclusive: Suzie Pierrepont is out as WSA Tour boss

Acting WSA Tour Director Suzie Pierrepont leaves less than two weeks after new board is announced Exclusive by LEE HORTON – Squash Mad Chief Reporter Suzie Pierrepont, the WSA’s acting Tour Director, is the latest big name no longer working [...]

February 4, 2014 News
Au axes English trio to advance into Cleveland final

Au axes English trio to advance into Cleveland final

Au survives marathon match to book final showdown with David By MICHAEL CATLING – Squash Mad Chief Reporter Qualifier Annie Au claimed an unexpected place in the Cleveland Classic final, after securing her third successive upset this week with a [...]

February 4, 2014 News
Matthew and Gaultier share top spot

Matthew and Gaultier share top spot

Entente cordiale as England and France share PSA top spot By LEE HORTON – Squash Mad Chief Reporter Gregory Gaultier has joined Nick Matthew at the top of the PSA rankings, the first time the number one spot has been [...]

February 1, 2014 News
Ramy avoids top two in World Series Finals draw

Ramy avoids top two in World Series Finals draw

A penny for Darwish and Golan’s thoughts as Gaultier and Matthew complete ‘Group of Death’ for Richmond round robin By MICHAEL CATLING – Squash Mad Chief Reporter Triple World champion Nick Matthew has been drawn in the same group as [...]

January 30, 2014 News
We’re happy to make a racket to help the game grow

We’re happy to make a racket to help the game grow

Let your voice be heard: You can make a difference to our sport By the Squash Mad Team What do all these have in common: the Australian Open tennis, the Tournament of Champions squash, spoilt brats on court, the appointment [...]

January 30, 2014 Comment, Growing the game, News
Mo-town magic as Elshorbagy is a Detroit winner

Mo-town magic as Elshorbagy is a Detroit winner

Mo-town magic as Elshorbagy shows he’s a Detroit winner By JAMES HAWKINS – Squash Mad Correspondent Egypt’s Mohamed Elshorbagy outlasted Englishman Peter Barker in a marathon Motor City Open final to become only the second player after Canadian legend Jonathon [...]

January 29, 2014 News
Sports Minister Helen Grant gets on the ball with squash visit

Sports Minister Helen Grant gets on the ball with squash visit

Sports Minister gets on the ball with visit to The Mote Squash Club in Maidstone By MICHAEL CATLING – Squash Mad Chief Reporter Sports Minister Helen Grant looked on the ball as she got on court during her visit to [...]

January 28, 2014 Kent Open, News
Shattered Shabana concedes Detroit semi-final

Shattered Shabana concedes Detroit semi-final

Elshorbagy finally ends Shabana hoodoo and advances into Motor City Open final By MICHAEL CATLING – Squash Mad Editor World number four Mohamed Elshorbagy’s six year quest to defeat his ‘idol’ and fellow Egyptian Amr Shabana ended at the semi-final [...]

January 28, 2014 News
Pilley hits top gear to dash Darwish in Detroit

Pilley hits top gear to dash Darwish in Detroit

Pilley powers past Darwish to reach Motor City Open semi-finals By JAMES HAWKINS – Squash Mad Reporter Australian Cameron Pilley celebrated his tenth PSA World Tour meeting with Karim Darwish since 2006 by beating the former world number one from [...]

January 27, 2014 News