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US OPEN: Ace King is Queen…and Nicol trumps Mad

US OPEN: Ace King is Queen…and Nicol trumps Mad

    Kiwi Joelle King earned herself a surprise second successive semi-final appearance in the Women’s Delaware Investments U.S. Open Championship after pulling off an upset win over England’s No4 seed Alison Waters in the quarter-finals  last night, Londoner Waters, ranked four in the world, went into the match 3-1 ahead in previous Tour meetings – with a straight games win [...]

October 15, 2013 Lee Horton News 0

US OPEN:Shorbagy no match for on-fire Darwish

US OPEN:Shorbagy no match for on-fire Darwish

  By LEE HORTON Karim Darwish endorsed his superiority over Mohamed Elshorbagy despatching his Egyptian rival in straight games to reach the semi-finals of the Delaware Investments U.S. Open Squash Championships in Philadelphia. Despite just a single world ranking position separating the pair, world No5 Darwish was in sizzling form taking just 42 minutes to clinch victory. Darwish, the 32-year-old former [...]

October 15, 2013 Lee Horton Uncategorized 0

US OPEN: Gaultier stars in the French connection

US OPEN: Gaultier stars in the French connection

    GREG GAULTIER last night took a giant step towards his fourth PSA World Tour final in a row when he removed unseeded French compatriot Mathieu Castagnet 13-11, 11-8, 11-6 to book his place in the last four against Karim Darwish. Underdog Castagnet, a surprise quarter-finalist after ousting No7 seed Borja Golan in the previous round, got off [...]

October 15, 2013 Lee Horton Uncategorized 0
INTERVIEW: Squash must copy skiing to avoid going downhill says Wolfgang Denk

INTERVIEW: Squash must copy skiing to avoid going downhill says Wolfgang Denk

11 POINTS WITH WOLFGANG DENK Owner of Courtwall Innovations 1: How long have you been involved in squash, and what attracted you to the sport in the first place? I started to play squash in 1985 when the first courts [...]

October 14, 2013 Interviews
PSA: Secret’s out as Bengy thanks Pearson

PSA: Secret’s out as Bengy thanks Pearson

By ALAN THATCHER Malaysian squash star Ong Beng Hee thanked English coach David Pearson after his 96-minute marathon triumph in the final of the Royal Lake Club Open in Kuala Lumpur. Top seed Beng Hee, the world No.23, had to fight back from 2-1 down [...]

October 14, 2013 News
US OPEN: Waters survives storm to remove Urquhart

US OPEN: Waters survives storm to remove Urquhart

England’s Alison Waters admitted that it was a ‘patchy’ performance that saw the fourth seed survive her second round encounter with Australia’s Donna Urquhart in the Women’s Delaware Investments U.S. Open Championship. Waters, the world No4, went into the match at Drexel University in Philadelphia boasting a 4-1 career [...]

October 14, 2013 News
MILLMAN: Damning verdict on health of world squash

MILLMAN: Damning verdict on health of world squash

We are not a mainstream sport throughout the world In Australia there is hardly a coach earning a full-time living Administrators are sadly impotent Governing bodies make decisions detrimental to the sport England’s “merger” of Squash and Racketball is utterly [...]

October 13, 2013 Comment
INTERVIEW: Parke life looks great

INTERVIEW: Parke life looks great

SQUASH MAD EXCLUSIVE: By MIKE DALE Former US Open champion Simon Parke is still a busy man on court British legend Simon Parke may have retired from the PSA Tour seven years ago, but his renowned energy levels are not [...]

October 12, 2013 Interviews
Ambassador Grant at Buckingham Palace

Ambassador Grant at Buckingham Palace

Commonwealth Games ambassador Adrian Grant had a date at Buckingham Palace this morning. The Kent star, currently ranked 24 in the world, is a Glasgow 2014 Team England Ambassador. He enjoyed a reception before heading off for a radio interview [...]

October 7, 2013 Doubles, News
Matthew: Keep World Championships every year

Matthew: Keep World Championships every year

  EXCLUSIVE: By ROD GILMOUR FORMER world No.1 Nick Matthew says that the World Championship should be played every year as the double world champion prepares for another tilt at the title. Matthew, 33, will be gunning for a third world title [...]

October 7, 2013 News
BLOG: Pilley wants the world to know about king Ramy

BLOG: Pilley wants the world to know about king Ramy

  Ramy Ashour is world number, unbeaten in about 200 years and one of the planet’s finest sportsmen. And everyone should know about it, according to PSA opponent Cameron Pilley. The engaging Aussie took to his own website, http://cameronpilley.com/ to bang [...]

October 7, 2013 Alan's Blog
Tears as shamed Oz squash official is stripped of title

Tears as shamed Oz squash official is stripped of title

Carin Clonda pictured at the time she was honoured with the Order of the Australia Medal in 2010.   A TOP squash official awarded an Order of Australia for services to the sport has been stripped of the gong after [...]

October 6, 2013 Uncategorized
WSA: Nicol ends Camille glory run with title No.68

WSA: Nicol ends Camille glory run with title No.68

ended unseeded French star Camille Serme’s giant-killing run in the final of the Carol Weymuller Open in New York to win the WSA Gold 50 event, celebrating its 40th anniversary at The Heights Casino in Brooklyn, for the second time since 2005. The match notched up world number one David’s [...]

October 6, 2013 News
LIVE PSA: Golan hits the heights in Montreal

LIVE PSA: Golan hits the heights in Montreal

  SPAIN’S world No.9 Borja Golan claimed his 27th PSA title in Canada last night when he took out England’s Daryl Selby in a scintillating FBN Montreal Open final. Selby took the opening game 11-9 in a gruelling 27 minutes but [...]

October 6, 2013 News
World Squash Day rocking all over the globe

World Squash Day rocking all over the globe

By ALAN THATCHER World Squash Day provided the ideal platform for staging events to promote the sport across the whole planet. The PSA led the way with a novel collection of tournament highlights from PSALive productions. Viewers were encouraged to [...]

October 5, 2013 News, World Squash Day