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Gregory Gaultier faces world champions as he defends KPMG Grand Slam Cup

Gregory Gaultier faces world champions as he defends KPMG Grand Slam Cup

Frenzy in Frankfurt as French world No.1 bids to retain his KPMG title By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad Correspondent World No.1 Gregory Gaultier will face stiff competition from a host of world champions as he bids to defend his title in next week’s KPMG Grand Slam Cup title in Frankfurt. In a star-studded field [...]

May 1, 2014 Guest Contributor News 0

Gregory Gaultier stays on top of PSA world rankings

Gregory Gaultier stays on top of PSA world rankings

Amr Shabana climbs back up to No.5 as Marwan makes it to top 20 By Squash Mad Correspondent French squash star Gregory Gaultier has remained on top of the PSA World Tour Rankings for the second consecutive month, maintaining a slender advantage over English World No.2 Nick Matthew in the May rankings. Gaultier, who was [...]

May 1, 2014 Guest Contributor News 0

Evergreen Madeline Perry powers on in WSA rankings

Evergreen Madeline Perry powers on in WSA rankings

Irish ace celebrates rankings record By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad WSA Correspondent While Malaysian Nicol David surges on to a 94th successive month as world number one in the May Women’s World Squash Rankings, it is Ireland’s Madeline Perry who steals the headlines in the latest list published by the Women’s Squash Association (WSA) [...]

May 1, 2014 Guest Contributor News 0
PSL Final: World champions Matthew and Massaro boost Duffield bid

PSL Final: World champions Matthew and Massaro boost Duffield bid

Defending champions Surrey Health will fight to keep hold of PSL title By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad PSL Correspondent Derbyshire club Benz-Bavarian Duffield will call upon the services of two world champions as they bid to wrest the Premier [...]

April 29, 2014 News
Exclusive Interview: Nour El Sherbini loves Roger Federer, Barcelona and sets her sights on being number one

Exclusive Interview: Nour El Sherbini loves Roger Federer, Barcelona and sets her sights on being number one

Egyptian teen ace reveals how she has overcome injury and built herself up for a dazzling future  By ALEX WAN – Squash Mad Malaysian Correspondent It’s been over a month since Nour El Sherbini shocked the world with her great [...]

April 29, 2014 Interviews
Party time as Irish beat England Over-35s

Party time as Irish beat England Over-35s

Cool-hand Keith Moran clinches incredible Home International title By TOBY SHAW – Squash Mad Correspondent Table quiz question -‘have Ireland ever beaten England in a game of squash at any level, EVER!!… the answer finally changed at 7.39 on Saturday [...]

April 29, 2014 News
Book Review: Triple world champion Nick Matthew digs deep in revealing autobiography

Book Review: Triple world champion Nick Matthew digs deep in revealing autobiography

Review of Nick Matthew’s book: Sweating Blood, My Life in Squash By WILL GENS – Squash Mad Correspondent On a 20-hour flight to Malaysia recently I settled in with my much anticipated reading of Squash Professional Nick Matthew’s autobiography, “Sweating [...]

April 28, 2014 Comment, News
The Legend lives on as Amr Shabana leaps to Grasshopper title

The Legend lives on as Amr Shabana leaps to Grasshopper title

Egyptian veteran holds on to beat Tarek Momen in Zurich final By Squash Mad Correrspondent Amr Shabana is still going strong in his mid 30s, as he demonstrated by overcoming fellow Egyptian Tarek Momen to win his latest PSA World [...]

April 28, 2014 News
Top seeds downed as Tarek Momen meets Amr Shabana in all-Egyptian final in Zurich

Top seeds downed as Tarek Momen meets Amr Shabana in all-Egyptian final in Zurich

Top seed James Willstrop ousted in 93-minute Grasshopper Cup semi-final By Squash Mad Correspondent After despatching the top two seeds in contrasting semi-finals, Amr Shabana and Tarek Momen will contest the first all-Egyptian final of the Grasshopper Cup, the PSA [...]

April 27, 2014 News
Cassie’s Corner: Four world champions roll back the years

Cassie’s Corner: Four world champions roll back the years

I was the Pom outsider on the night of Aussie legends! Squash has given me many things over the years. An opportunity to travel the world and experience different cultures. The feeling of achievement when I won and disappointment when [...]

April 26, 2014 Cassie's Column, Comment, News
Tarek Momen takes out Daryl Selby in Zurich seeding shock

Tarek Momen takes out Daryl Selby in Zurich seeding shock

Egyptian meets top seed James Willstrop in Grasshopper Cup semi-finals By Squash Mad Correspondent England’s former champion Daryl Selby was denied the chance to make the Grasshopper Cup final for the third year in a row when he was beaten [...]

April 26, 2014 News
Cam Pilley stunned by Mohamed Abouelghar in Grasshopper Cup

Cam Pilley stunned by Mohamed Abouelghar in Grasshopper Cup

Qualifier meets Amr Shabana in all-Egyptian quarter-final in Zurich By Squash Mad Correspondent Egypt’s Mohamed Abouelghar produced the biggest win of his career when he defeated eighth-seeded Australian Cameron Pilley in the first round of the Grasshopper Cup in Switzerland. [...]

April 25, 2014 News
Simon Rosner chops Nic Mueller to reach Zurich quarters

Simon Rosner chops Nic Mueller to reach Zurich quarters

German No.1 overcomes training partner in Grasshopper Cup By Squash Mad Correspondent Fifth seed Simon Rösner claimed his anticipated place in the quarter-finals of the Grasshopper Cup in Switzerland – after beating his regular training partner. The world No.11 twice [...]

April 24, 2014 News
Adrian Grant wins Dulwich Open BSPA title

Adrian Grant wins Dulwich Open BSPA title

All-London final as Grant beats Joe Lee in Easter decider By Squash Mad Reporter World no.23 Adrian Grant maintained his unbeaten record in the BSPA Dulwich Open in SE London this weekend. The defending champion lifted the trophy again with a hard [...]

April 21, 2014 News
Fabulous fireworks as Ramy Ashour takes El Gouna title

Fabulous fireworks as Ramy Ashour takes El Gouna title

Mountain too far for Mohamed Elshorbagy as he falls to Ramy’s magic in a superb all-Egyptian final Ramy Ashour returned to peak form as he overcame fellow Egyptian Mohamed Elshorbagy to retain his El Gouna International Open title. World No.4 [...]

April 18, 2014 News