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Vets have a blast in Barbados

Vets have a blast in Barbados

Festival of fun and squash as Masters show how to party By SATYA SESHADRI – Squash Mad Reporter ALMOST 100 players from different countries gathered for a weekend filled with squash and fun at The Barbados Squash Club. I had the privilege to coach a group of New York squash players in the eighth Annual [...]

May 28, 2014 Guest Contributor Fun Stuff, News 0

Chris Simpson’s joy at retaining Jersey title

Chris Simpson’s joy at retaining Jersey title

Channel Islander withstands Waller’s challenge in marathon final By Squash Mad  Reporter England’s Chris Simpson retained his Bedell Jersey Classic title on the Channel Island of Jersey – but the top-seeded Englishman prevailed in the longest winning match of his career to hold off fellow countryman Adrian Waller in the final of the PSA Challenger [...]

May 26, 2014 Guest Contributor News 1

Sobhy seals Hong Kong success

Sobhy seals Hong Kong success

American No.1 overcomes veteran Rachael Grinham to claim major title By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad WSA Correspondent Young US squash star Amanda Sobhy picked up one of the biggest Tour titles of her brief career to date when she defeated Australia’s former world number one and world champion Rachael Grinham in straight games in [...]

May 25, 2014 Guest Contributor News 0
Ben Coleman takes Ipswich title

Ben Coleman takes Ipswich title

Jonathan Kemp announces his retirement after final at home club By ALEC LIVINGSTONE – Squash Mad Reporter Ben Coleman went one better then his runner-up spot in last year’s event when he comprehensively beat Scot Douglas Kempsell in the PSA [...]

May 25, 2014 News
Corren makes it title No.49 in Alice Springs

Corren makes it title No.49 in Alice Springs

Aussie stalwart shows his mettle with two trophies in a week By KIM SCHRAMM – Squash Mad Australia correspondent An outback adventure to the Northern Territory has been most rewarding for Mike Corren. Despite his body feeling worse for wear, after [...]

May 20, 2014 News
Imperious Gaultier too hot for below-par Matthew

Imperious Gaultier too hot for below-par Matthew

French ace steam-rollers Nick to secure second British Open crown By LEE HORTON – Squash Mad Chief Reporter French World No.1 Gregory Gaultier took just 45 minutes to put world champion Nick Matthew to the sword as he claimed the [...]

May 18, 2014 News
Queen Nicol makes it British Open title number five

Queen Nicol makes it British Open title number five

Laura Massaro relinquishes her crown to Malaysia ace World number one Nicol David regained her Allam British Open title today to become a five-time champion as she defeated holder England’s Laura Massaro in a pulsating final at the Hull Sports [...]

May 18, 2014 News
Lion-hearted Nick Matthew roars past Mohamed Elshorbagy in British Open classic

Lion-hearted Nick Matthew roars past Mohamed Elshorbagy in British Open classic

England’s world champion wins marathon and now meets old foe Gregory Gaultier in Hull final Nick Matthew roared like a British lion as he pushed his body to the limit to reach the final of the British Open in Hull. [...]

May 17, 2014 News
Cassie’s Corner:  Great to see the British Open back on big stage

Cassie’s Corner: Great to see the British Open back on big stage

Hull lot of wonderful memories of the world’s greatest tournament  Ever since I was a junior I have loved the British Open. It started when I went to watch it at the Wembley Conference Centre in the years of domination [...]

May 17, 2014 Cassie's Column, Comment, News
Hold tight for Massaro v David (Part 2)

Hold tight for Massaro v David (Part 2)

Laura and Nicol set up repeat of last year’s final shoot-out By SCARLETT SMITH – Squash Mad Chief Reporter Laura Massaro and Nicol David will face off in the Allam British Open final in a repeat of last year’s showdown. [...]

May 17, 2014 News
Laura: Why weren’t we told about new ‘Lets’ rule?

Laura: Why weren’t we told about new ‘Lets’ rule?

Massaro backs changes but questions why players were not prepared in advance By LEE HORTON – Squash Mad Chief Reporter Laura Massaro has admitted she was caught out by the changes in how referees view ‘Lets’ which have been used [...]

May 17, 2014 News
Shabana K.O’d by illness that also struck Nick Matthew

Shabana K.O’d by illness that also struck Nick Matthew

Gaultier gifted semi-final berth as The Maestro is forced to retire Amr Shabana’s British Open hopes were ended by a stomach virus in Hull last night…an identical illness that struck world champion Nick Matthew earlier in the week. Shabana, the [...]

May 17, 2014 News
Alison and Laura dreaming of a full English

Alison and Laura dreaming of a full English

Waters and Massaro carry home hopes in semi-final showdowns By HOWARD HARDING – Reporter Defending champion Laura Massaro and world No6 Alison Waters are on course to meet in an all-English final of the Allam British Open Squash Championship – [...]

May 17, 2014 News
It’s the Fast Show for Gaultier and David

It’s the Fast Show for Gaultier and David

Top seeds waste little time in booking their places in last eight By SQUASH MAD Reporting team HULL The world’s two top tanked squash players are through to the quarter finals of the sport’s most historic and prestigious event, the [...]

May 15, 2014 News
Massaro impressive as she despatches Annie

Massaro impressive as she despatches Annie

Reigning champ looking relaxed as she sets up Kippax showdown By SCARLETT SMITH – Squash  Reporter England’s Laura Massaro looks in strong form as she secured her place in the quarter finals of the Allam British Open Squash Championships this [...]

May 14, 2014 News