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Lisa Aitken bang on form to take Bangor title

Lisa Aitken bang on form to take Bangor title

One match too far for lively Lucy Beecroft By TESNI EVANS – Squash Mad Reporter in Bangor Lisa Aitken had not dropped a game all week to get the final, and it was no different today as she took home the inaugural Karakal Bangor Classic 2018 title back to Scotland with another 3-0 victory. Her [...]

June 24, 2018 Guest Contributor News 0

Ramy Ashour and Camille Serme inspire growth of squash in Armenia

Ramy Ashour and Camille Serme inspire growth of squash in Armenia

WSF Ambassadors thrill fans in Yerevan as Ramy says ‘You could hold a World Championship here’ By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent World squash stars Ramy Ashour, the three-time world champion from Egypt, and Camille Serme, British and US Open winner and six-time European champion from France, thrilled fans of the sport in [...]

June 24, 2018 Howard Harding Growing the game, News 0

Qualifier Lucy Beecroft meets top seed Lisa Aitken in Bangor final

Qualifier Lucy Beecroft meets top seed Lisa Aitken in Bangor final

  Beecroft powers through in 69-minute Bangor battle By TESNI EVANS – Squash Mad Reporter in Bangor Lucy Beecroft has reached the final of the Karakal Bangor Women’s Classic after starting the tournament as number eight seed in qualifying! She beat the number two seed Enora Villard of France in a 69-minute battle, fighting back [...]

June 23, 2018 Guest Contributor News 0
Top seed Lisa Aitken aims to be in top Gear in Bangor semi-finals

Top seed Lisa Aitken aims to be in top Gear in Bangor semi-finals

  Lucy Beecroft ends home hopes By TESNI EVANS – Squash Mad Reporter in Bangor England’s Lucy Beecroft reaped the reward of her high-quality shot-making as she continued her journey from the qualifiers to reach the semi-finals of the Karakal [...]

June 22, 2018 News
Ali Hemingway flies the flag for Wales

Ali Hemingway flies the flag for Wales

Home hope reaches Karakal Bangor quarter-finals  By TESNI9 EVANS in Bangor Ali Hemingway was the toast of Wales as she came through the first round of the Karakal Bangor Open to reach the quarter-finals. The only Welsh woman to make [...]

June 22, 2018 News
WSF and PSA reveal SquashFORWARD line-up on eve of Olympic Day

WSF and PSA reveal SquashFORWARD line-up on eve of Olympic Day

  World number one Nour El Sherbini ‘happy to give back to the game’ as young players take the pulse of their generation By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent The World Squash Federation (WSF) and the Professional Squash [...]

June 22, 2018 Growing the game, News
Tarek and Araby seeded to retain World Junior titles

Tarek and Araby seeded to retain World Junior titles

Egypt predicted to dominate both events By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent Egyptians Marwan Tarek and Rowan Reda Araby are set to retain their titles in the WSF World Junior Individual Squash Championships next month in India according [...]

June 20, 2018 News
Squash Dream for Syrian refugees

Squash Dream for Syrian refugees

Syrian girls get help from Jordan and Hong Kong By HOWARD HARDING, Squash Mad International Correspondent On the eve of World Refugee Day, initiated by the United Nations in 2001, a unique effort to enable Syrian refugees to build upon [...]

June 19, 2018 Growing the game, News
British Junior Champs head back to Nottingham

British Junior Champs head back to Nottingham

All-glass court to showcase event and Under-11s added this year By DONNA HELMER The University of Nottingham, in partnership with Nottingham City Council has won the right to host the Dunlop British Junior Squash Championships for the next three years. [...]

June 19, 2018 Growing the game, News
England announce squad for World Juniors

England announce squad for World Juniors

Lee Drew takes young and talented group to Chennai By DONNA HELMER – Squash Mad Correspondent National Junior Coach Lee Drew has revealed the squad to represent England at the forthcoming WSF World Junior Squash Championships in India from July [...]

June 16, 2018 News
Stars on stage as Nantes International moves to stunning setting inside historic theatre

Stars on stage as Nantes International moves to stunning setting inside historic theatre

Tickets now on sale for France’s biggest squash event By ELLIE MAWSON Tickets for the 2018 Open International de Squash de Nantes – the biggest PSA World Tour event in France – are now on general sale and squash fans [...]

June 11, 2018 News
Squash Mad Comment: Harsh rule opens the door to some odd calls

Squash Mad Comment: Harsh rule opens the door to some odd calls

Camille Serme is punished for opening the court door in Dubai By KIEFER WAITE – Squash Mad Corespondent The first semi-final match of the World Series Finals between Nour El Sherbini and Camille Serme was unfortunately overshadowed by a slightly [...]

June 10, 2018 Comment, Growing the game, News
Mohamed ElShorbagy and Nour El Sherbini the pride of Egypt

Mohamed ElShorbagy and Nour El Sherbini the pride of Egypt

Egyptian stars win World Series Finals titles in Dubai By SEAN REUTHE in Dubai Egyptians Mohamed ElShorbagy and Nour El Sherbini, the respective men’s and women’s World No.1s, triumphed on a thrilling final day of action at the 2017-18 ATCO [...]

June 9, 2018 News
Nick Matthew finally bows out as Egyptians dominate in Dubai

Nick Matthew finally bows out as Egyptians dominate in Dubai

‘A few people have tried to talk me out of retiring, but that’s not going to happen’ By SEAN REUTHE in Dubai England’s Nick Matthew has played the final match of his glittering 20-year-career after he lost out to World [...]

June 8, 2018 News
Defending champion Laura Massaro crashes out of PSA World Series Finals

Defending champion Laura Massaro crashes out of PSA World Series Finals

Massaro’s Dubai disaster despite winning first two matches By SEAN REUTHE in Dubai England’s 2016 and 2017 tournament winner Laura Massaro saw her hopes of a third consecutive title at the season-ending ATCO PSA Dubai World Series Finals come crashing [...]

June 7, 2018 ESR, News