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David drops out of Windy City Open

David drops out of Windy City Open

Malaysian duo Nicol and Wee Wern set to miss Windy City Open WORLD number one Nicol David has pulled out of the Windy City Open in Chicago later this month. The 30-year-old, who extended her unbeaten streak to 35 matches by winning the Cleveland Classic last week, has withdrawn from the $50,000 tournament to focus [...]

February 13, 2014 Guest Contributor News 0

Exclusive: No World Champs for Aussie Juniors

Exclusive: No World Champs for Aussie Juniors

Australian juniors to miss 2014 World Championships in Namibia There will be a glaring absence at the World Junior Squash Championships this year, with former champion nation Australia opting out of sending a team to the international pinnacle event of junior squash. The World Squash Federation has confirmed that for the first time in history Australia [...]

February 12, 2014 Guest Contributor News, WSF 3

Teenager Lyell nets dream draw with Matthew

Teenager Lyell nets dream draw with Matthew

Lyell’s wish comes true after drawing Matthew in British Nationals first round Teenager Lyell Fuller will attempt to cause the biggest upset in Men’s British National Championship history on Wednesday after drawing defending champion and top seed Nick Matthew in the first round at the National Squash Centre in Manchester. Lyell, who battled past Patrick [...]

February 11, 2014 Guest Contributor News Comments Off on Teenager Lyell nets dream draw with Matthew
Swede success for Matthew after edging Ramy in final thriller

Swede success for Matthew after edging Ramy in final thriller

Matthew topples Ashour in 90-minute thriller to win fourth Swedish title    World number one Nick Matthew won a thrilling five-game final against Egyptian top seed Ramy Ashour to win his fourth Swedish Open title at Linköping. Matthew, 33, narrowly lost an [...]

February 9, 2014 News
Harvard clinch Ivy League double

Harvard clinch Ivy League double

Harvard hammer Brown to capture the men’s and women’s Ivy League titles  The Harvard men’s team and top-ranked women’s side completed an Ivy League title double with stunning whitewashes at the Murr Center on Sunday.  The men’s team thrashed Brown [...]

February 9, 2014 News
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 [...]

February 8, 2014 News
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 [...]

February 7, 2014 Cassie's Column, Interviews, News
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 [...]

February 7, 2014 Commonwealth Games, News
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