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Laura Massaro halts Sarah-Jane Perry as James Willstrop falls to Karim Gawad in ToC

Laura Massaro halts Sarah-Jane Perry as James Willstrop falls to Karim Gawad in ToC

Gregory Gaultier and Camille Serme derail Egyptian champions in dramatic night at Grand Central By NATHAN CLARKE    French duo Gregory Gaultier, Men’s World No.3, and Camille Serme, Women’s World No.4, derailed the challenge of 2016 tournament winners Mohamed ElShorbagy and Nour El Sherbini to come through two dramatic and enthralling semi-final encounters at the [...]

January 19, 2017 Guest Contributor News 0

Sarah-Jane Perry leads English trio into New York semi-finals

Sarah-Jane Perry leads English trio into New York semi-finals

Massive wins for Perry, Massaro and Willstrop in ToC By NATHAN CLARKE in New York   England’s Sarah-Jane Perry, World No.11, triumphed in a remarkable rollercoaster encounter with 2015 tournament winner Raneem El Welily, World No.3, in New York yesterday (Jan 17) to reach the semi-finals of the iconic 2017 J.P. Morgan Tournament Champions and [...]

January 18, 2017 Guest Contributor News 0

England’s Sarah-Jane Perry sinks home hope Amanda Sobhy

England’s Sarah-Jane Perry sinks home hope Amanda Sobhy

Stunning victory at Grand Central railroads American hopes By NATHAN CLARKE in New York   England’s Sarah-Jane Perry, the World No.11, stunned a capacity crowd inside New York’s Grand Central Terminal as she downed crowd favourite and 2016 runner-up Amanda Sobhy in a thrilling five-game battle to reach the last eight of the iconic J.P. [...]

January 17, 2017 Guest Contributor News 0
Finally, James Willstrop ends 10-year losing run to rival Nick Matthew

Finally, James Willstrop ends 10-year losing run to rival Nick Matthew

Under the chandeliers at Grand Central, Willstrop exorcises painful record against long-term rival By NATHAN CLARKE and HOWARD HARDING in New York   England’s James Willstrop ended a 10-year, 19-match losing streak against perennial domestic rival Nick Matthew to knock the [...]

January 16, 2017 News
ElShorbagy brothers are on track to clash in New York

ElShorbagy brothers are on track to clash in New York

‘One day I know he will beat me, then he will be a complete player’  By NATHAN CLARKE in New York   There will be more than just a place in the semi-final of one of squash’s most iconic tournaments, [...]

January 15, 2017 News
Battle of Broadway takes centre stage in New York

Battle of Broadway takes centre stage in New York

Willstrop and Matthew continue rivalry in theatrical surroundings  By NATHAN CLARKE and ALAN THATCHER    Veteran English duo Nick Matthew and James Willstrop will write another chapter into their long-standing rivalry after coming through their opening match-ups at the 2017 J.P. [...]

January 14, 2017 News
Birthday boy Mohamed Elshorbagy given a hard time by Declan James at ToC

Birthday boy Mohamed Elshorbagy given a hard time by Declan James at ToC

‘We’ll have lots more hard matches in the future’ By HOWARD HARDING in New York   World number one Mohamed Elshorbagy celebrated his 26th birthday in fine style today in New York where he led five fellow Egyptians through the [...]

January 13, 2017 News
Declan James bags top seed after ToC qualifying shocks

Declan James bags top seed after ToC qualifying shocks

Richards, Clyne and James on track for ToC first round at Grand Central By NATHAN CLARKE and ALAN THATCHER   Declan James received the ultimate prize, a first round clash with top seed Mohamed Elshorbagy, after leading a trio of [...]

January 12, 2017 News
Delia Arnold hangs up her racket to move on with life

Delia Arnold hangs up her racket to move on with life

Delia Arnold retires after 14 years on tour By Alex Wan – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor Former British Open semi-finalist Delia Arnold announced her immediate retirement from the game earlier last week. The world number 17 from Kuala Lumpur, [...]

January 9, 2017 News
Denis Gilevskiy claims first British Junior Open title for Ireland

Denis Gilevskiy claims first British Junior Open title for Ireland

Elise and Sam finish runners-up for England By DONNA HELMER in Sheffield   This year’s British Junior Open drew to a close with a dazzling display of squash and two surprising records set on the tournament’s final day. The championships [...]

January 7, 2017 News
Elise and Sam make it to British Junior Open finals

Elise and Sam make it to British Junior Open finals

Best of British since Jenny, James and Nick were nippers  By DONNA HELMER in Sheffield   Two of England’s finest young squash players will be vying for British Junior Open titles for the first time in 16 years on Friday. [...]

January 5, 2017 News
Record prize funds for men and women on PSA Tour

Record prize funds for men and women on PSA Tour

Growth of 14% in 2016 By NATHAN CLARKE   Professional squash players are earning more money than ever before according to figures released today (Jan 5) by the Professional Squash Association (PSA) which show that the total level of financial [...]

January 5, 2017 News
England’s fab five reach British Junior Open semi-finals

England’s fab five reach British Junior Open semi-finals

Home hopes provide best display in years  By DONNA HELMER in Sheffield   FIVE English players have reached the semi-finals of the 2017 British Junior Open (BJO) in what has been a truly triumphant day for the home nation in [...]

January 5, 2017 News
Natalie Grinham to bow out at the ToC

Natalie Grinham to bow out at the ToC

Golden girl chooses New York finale By NATHAN CLARKE   Three-time Commonwealth Games Gold Medal winner and former World No.2 Natalie Grinham, the 38-year-old from Toowoomba, Australia, will bring down the curtain on a glittering 20-year career when this month’s [...]

January 4, 2017 News
World champion falls in British Junior Open

World champion falls in British Junior Open

Huge win over Eain Yow Ng for American outsider Andrew Douglas By DONNA HELMER in Sheffield   Day two of the British Junior Open sprung a huge shock as last year’s world junior champion was knocked out in the third [...]

January 4, 2017 News