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Laura Massaro survives Chicago semi-final scare

Laura Massaro survives Chicago semi-final scare

French ace Serme takes top seed to brink but it’s Massaro and El Weleily in Windy City Open final LAURA MASSARO battled through her longest match for more than six years to overcome French number one Camille Serme in a gripping Women’s METROsquash Windy City Open semi-final in Chicago, USA. Serme, the world number six, [...]

March 3, 2014 Lee Horton News 0

Delia’s home hopes dashed by 14-year-old in World Open

Delia’s home hopes dashed by 14-year-old in World Open

Egyptian teenager Habib stuns Malaysian star By HOWARD HARDING  – Squash Mad Correspondent A 14-year-old Egyptian sensation sent Malaysia’s Delia Arnold spinning out of the Penang CIMB Women’s World Open. Egyptian schoolgirl Habiba Mohamed Ahmed Alymohmed despatched top local hope Arnold on the second day of qualifying action to claim an unexpected place in the [...]

March 2, 2014 Guest Contributor News 0

Nick Matthew tops squash world rankings…all on his own

Nick Matthew tops squash world rankings…all on his own

Matthew regains exclusive rights to world number one crown as Ramy leapfrogs Mo into third Triple world champion Nick Matthew has reclaimed sole ownership of the world number one spot in the March PSA World Rankings, following his victory at the Swedish Open last month. Matthew, who has won four titles since November, was joined [...]

March 2, 2014 Guest Contributor News 0
Windy City Open: Ashour edges Willstrop in Chicago thriller

Windy City Open: Ashour edges Willstrop in Chicago thriller

Fans and fellow pros left drooling as Ashour turns on Chicago magic RAMY ASHOUR and James Willstrop served up a master class of scintillating squash in Chicago last night that will go straight into the sport’s Hall of Fame. Egyptian [...]

March 2, 2014 News
Serme enchanted evening for ice-cool Camille

Serme enchanted evening for ice-cool Camille

It’s a stroll for sizzling Serme as Waters misses out on Chicago semis CAMILLE SERME sauntered into the Women’s METROsquash Windy City Open semis removing third-seed Alison Waters of England in straight games. The win was Serme’s third consecutive Tour victory over the world number [...]

March 2, 2014 News
Rosner gets World Series call after Darwish injury

Rosner gets World Series call after Darwish injury

German ace heading for Richmond Finals but it’s misery for Darwish SIMON ROSNER has been gifted a place in next week’s World Series Finals in Richmond, Virginia after Egyptian Karim Darwish was forced to withdraw with an ankle injury. German [...]

March 1, 2014 News
Willstrop short-circuits Shabana at Windy City

Willstrop short-circuits Shabana at Windy City

Rosner and Ghosal reach last eight on day of drama in Cathedral Hall James Willstrop is one of the great thinkers in squash. Having lost to the formidable Amr Shabana in New York, he worked out a new strategy that [...]

March 1, 2014 News
Australian squash community reacts to missing World Junior Teams Championships

Australian squash community reacts to missing World Junior Teams Championships

Mixed reactions as Aussie juniors miss pinnacle event for first time in history  There have been mixed reactions over Squash Mad’s recent revelation that Australia will not participate in the 2014 World Junior Championships for the first time in the [...]

February 28, 2014 News
Castagnet seeks revenge against Barker after ToC bust-up

Castagnet seeks revenge against Barker after ToC bust-up

Mathieu marches past Walker to set up England-France battle in Chicago FRENCH ace Mathieu Castagnet will be gunning for revenge when he meets England’s number eight seed Peter Barker in the second round of the Metrosquash Windy City Open in [...]

February 27, 2014 News
Penang World Open draw revealed

Penang World Open draw revealed

Nicol and Laura seeded to meet in World Championship final The draw for the delayed 2013 Women’s World Championship was announced publicly in Malaysia today, with defending champion and top seed Nicol David set to begin her quest for an eighth world [...]

February 26, 2014 News
English trio advance at Windy City

English trio advance at Windy City

Simpson leads the way as English representation is boosted in the Windy City main draw English trio Chris Simpson, Joe Lee and Adrian Waller will make their debuts in the main draw of the Windy City Open after easing through [...]

February 26, 2014 News
Wee Wern commits to Chicago despite injury scare

Wee Wern commits to Chicago despite injury scare

Injury-hit Wee Wern set to play through the pain in Windy City World number six Low Wee Wern has announced she will compete at this week’s Windy City Open in Chicago, despite not being 100% fit. The 23-year-old, who will [...]

February 24, 2014 News
Malaysian ace Delia Arnold marries Badminton star

Malaysian ace Delia Arnold marries Badminton star

The courting couple: Squash and badminton stars tie the knot  The racket world celebrated the union of two great athletes recently when world number 37 Delia Odette Arnold tied the knot with former world number four badminton doubles player Robert [...]

February 24, 2014 News
Watch: British University Championship final

Watch: British University Championship final

Mohamed Elshorbagy edges Marwan to win family bragging rights  Egyptian number one Mohamed Elshorbagy won his fifth British University Championship after defeating brother and fellow UWE Bristol student Marwan 13-11, 8-11, 11-1, 11-9 at the Nottingham Squash Rackets Club. Mohamed, who [...]

February 24, 2014 News
Will the real Greg Gaultier please stand up

Will the real Greg Gaultier please stand up

Why Gaultier must drop his quasi-religious, touchy-feely new persona  Greg Gaultier has found a fountain of good intentions and it stinks. Bring back the old Gaultier, please, the contentious, often obnoxious, overly aggressive player of the past. The new Gaultier [...]

February 22, 2014 Comment, News