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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 stage of the Motor City Open in Detroit – but only after the defending champion [...]

January 28, 2014 Guest Contributor News 0

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 Egypt for the first time in the quarter-finals of the Motor City Open, the PSA [...]

January 27, 2014 Guest Contributor News 0

Selby celebrates Scottish success again

Selby celebrates Scottish success again

Selby retains Edinburgh Open title as Habiba Mohamed wins her second WSA crown at the age of just 14! By MICHAEL CATLING – Squash Mad Chief Reporter World number 10 Daryl Selby ended a gruelling week on a high by defeating fellow compatriot Adrian Grant in four games to retain his Edinburgh Open title at [...]

January 27, 2014 Guest Contributor News 0
Cassie’s Corner: Squash needs the Aussie Open back on calendar

Cassie’s Corner: Squash needs the Aussie Open back on calendar

Squash must learn lessons from tennis if it’s to get the Australian Open back on the calendar By CASSIE THOMAS – Squash Mad Columnist HAVING only been to Wimbledon once, and that was when I was 17 and prepared to [...]

January 26, 2014 Cassie's Column, Comment, News
England Squash suffer substantial funding cut

England Squash suffer substantial funding cut

England Squash suffer budget slash and are threatened with further action unless new objectives are met By Lee Horton – Squash Mad Reporter England Squash has been hit with a £355,000 funding cut after failing to halt the decline in [...]

January 25, 2014 ESR, News
Super Shabana crowned king of New York

Super Shabana crowned king of New York

Shabana derails Gaultier with power show as he’s crowned ToC champion By LEE HORTON – Squash Mad EGYPTIAN squash maestro Amr Shabana dominated Gregory Gaultier in the final of last night’s 2014 J.P Morgan Tournament of Champions, beating the Frenchman [...]

January 25, 2014 News
David supreme in NY as she bags title No. 72

David supreme in NY as she bags title No. 72

Listen to our exclusive post-match interview with Nicol David, courtesy of Kristi Maroc, above I wanted this so badly says Nicol as she claims first ToC crown By LEE HORTON – Squash Mad Reporter WORLD number one Nicol David claimed [...]

January 25, 2014 News
Gaultier and Shabana reach ToC final

Gaultier and Shabana reach ToC final

Tournament of Champions: One title yet multiple targets for finalists By MICHAEL CATLING – Squash Mad Senior Reporter Four-time World champion Amr Shabana and top seed Gregory Gaultier will contest the final of the 2014 J.P Morgan Tournament of Champions [...]

January 24, 2014 News
World’s top two set to battle for Champion’s trophy

World’s top two set to battle for Champion’s trophy

David and Massaro reach Tournament of Champions final  By KRISTI MAROC – Squash Mad New York Correspondent Despite some unexpected upsets throughout the women’s 2014 J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions, it will be a battle of the world’s best as [...]

January 24, 2014 News
Gilly Lane: My magic moment on court at the ToC

Gilly Lane: My magic moment on court at the ToC

My big moment in the Big Apple: Playing the world number one on the glass court at Grand Central left me a nervous wreck By GILLY LANE  – Squash Mad Columnist What it is like playing on the center stage [...]

January 23, 2014 Comment
McWIL court guru David Carr makes squash a glass act

McWIL court guru David Carr makes squash a glass act

Life through the looking glass: 11 points with court king David Carr Interview by ALAN THATCHER – Squash Mad Editor Squash Mad interviews David Carr, owner of American squash court constructors McWil, whose prestigious glass court adorns Grand Central Terminal [...]

January 23, 2014 Interviews
Gaultier glides into ToC semi final

Gaultier glides into ToC semi final

Gaultier gunning for second ToC crown and world number one spot By MICHAEL CATLING – Squash Mad Chief Reporter Top seed Gregory Gaultier moved one step closer to overtaking Nick Matthew at the top of the world rankings after battling [...]

January 23, 2014 News
ToC: David seals semi-final berth in stunning style

ToC: David seals semi-final berth in stunning style

David books semi-final meeting with Waters at Grand Central Station By MICHAEL CATLING – Squash Mad Chief Reporter World number one Nicol David produced a devastating display to thrash fellow Malaysian Low Wee Wern 11-5, 11-3, 11-4 and advance into [...]

January 23, 2014 News
Sublime Shabana topples Matthew in ToC thriller

Sublime Shabana topples Matthew in ToC thriller

Shabana shocks the seedings to oust world number one Nick Matthew in Tournament of Champions quarter final By MICHAEL CATLING – Squash Mad Senior Reporter Egyptian maestro Amr Shabana rolled back the years to stun world number one Nick Matthew in [...]

January 22, 2014 News
Exclusive: Don’t mention the R-word says Nick Matthew’s dad

Exclusive: Don’t mention the R-word says Nick Matthew’s dad

Proud dad Hedley Matthew says golden boy Nick is focused on the Commonwealth Games Exclusive interview by MIKE DALE – Squash Mad Reporter Nick Matthew’s father claims “mental drive” rather than ageing limbs will be the deciding factor when the [...]

January 21, 2014 Interviews, News