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Nick Matthew and James Willstrop to meet again in New York

Nick Matthew and James Willstrop to meet again in New York

Grand Central showdown in second round By SEAN REUTHE in New York   Long-term rivals Nick Matthew and James Willstrop will meet in the second round of the J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions for a second year in succession after the Englishmen defeated France’s Gregoire Marche and Australia’s Cameron Pilley, respectively, on day one of [...]

January 19, 2018 Guest Contributor News 0

Joel Makin makes it into ToC main draw

Joel Makin makes it into ToC main draw

Welsh No.1 meets reigning champion in first round By SEAN REUTHE in New York   The final day of qualifying at the 2018 J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions saw World No.41 Joel Makin upset top qualifying seed Alan Clyne to reach the main draw of the PSA World Series tournament – which takes place inside [...]

January 18, 2018 Guest Contributor News 0

Amanda Sobhy relishes Grand return to action in New York

Amanda Sobhy relishes Grand return to action in New York

‘It’s a mixture of panic and excitement’ says American star  By ELLIE MAWSON   United States No.2 Amanda Sobhy will make her long-awaited comeback from a 10-month injury absence at the J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions later this week when the 24-year-old Harvard-graduate lines up at the prestigious World Series tournament held inside New York’s [...]

January 17, 2018 Guest Contributor News 0
Olivia Blatchford hails Saudi Arabia experience

Olivia Blatchford hails Saudi Arabia experience

‘Change takes time – this was a step in the right direction’ By ELLIE MAWSON   American squash number one Olivia Blatchford, World No.13, has heaped praise on the organisers of last week’s Saudi PSA Women’s Squash Masters, the PSA [...]

January 17, 2018 Growing the game, Interviews, News
Brits to face off in ToC qualifying finals

Brits to face off in ToC qualifying finals

Seven Brits chase a place at Grand Central By BETH RASIN in New York   Two all-British battles are among the qualifying finals to determine which players win through to gain coveted place on the all-glass court inside New York’s [...]

January 17, 2018 News
Nour El Sherbini on verge of clinching World Series Finals place

Nour El Sherbini on verge of clinching World Series Finals place

First round win at ToC will send top seed to Dubai finals By SEAN REUTHE   World No.1 Nour El Sherbini is one victory away from qualifying for the season-ending PSA World Series Finals in Dubai after last week’s final [...]

January 16, 2018 News
Windy City blows in with biggest ever prize fund for PSA World Series

Windy City blows in with biggest ever prize fund for PSA World Series

Total purse of $500,000 split between men and women in Chicago next month By SEAN REUTHE   The 2018 Windy City Open presented by the Walter Family and EquiTrust Life Insurance Company will become the most lucrative PSA World Series [...]

January 16, 2018 News
Camille Serme aims for first title of the season in New York

Camille Serme aims for first title of the season in New York

French champion aims to keep hold of her ToC title By SEAN REUTHE    Defending women’s champion Camille Serme is hoping to lift her first PSA World Tour title of the season when she participates in the 2018 edition of [...]

January 16, 2018 News
Karim Abdel Gawad aims to keep ToC in Egyptian hands

Karim Abdel Gawad aims to keep ToC in Egyptian hands

‘This is a unique, amazing venue and it was a dream come true to have my name on the trophy’ By SEAN REUTHE   Title holder Karim Abdel Gawad is looking forward to returning to one of squash’s most unique [...]

January 14, 2018 News
Mohamed ElShorbagy seeks first Canary Wharf title in March

Mohamed ElShorbagy seeks first Canary Wharf title in March

Prize money increase attracts galaxy of stars By SEAN REUTHE and ALAN THATCHER   World Champion Mohamed ElShorbagy is in line to make his first appearance at the prestigious Canary Wharf Classic for five years after the entry list for [...]

January 13, 2018 Growing the game, News
Nour El Sherbini claims historic Saudi Women’s Masters crown

Nour El Sherbini claims historic Saudi Women’s Masters crown

Historic moment for Egyptian stars By NATHAN CLARKE   World No.1 Nour El Sherbini triumphed over compatriot Raneem El Welily – the woman she lost to in the final of last month’s Women’s AJ Bell PSA World Championship final – [...]

January 13, 2018 News
PSA launch “real-time statistics tracking” with InteractiveSquash

PSA launch “real-time statistics tracking” with InteractiveSquash

System to launch during Swedish Open By NATHAN CLARKE   The Professional Squash Association (PSA) have announced that they will trial a pioneering new statistical tracking system during the 2018 UCS Swedish Open, which takes place between February 8-11, in [...]

January 12, 2018 Growing the game, News
Egyptian rivals Nour El Sherbini and Raneem El Welily face another showdown in Saudi final

Egyptian rivals Nour El Sherbini and Raneem El Welily face another showdown in Saudi final

Repeat of World final By SEAN REUTHE   World No.1 Nour El Sherbini and World Champion Raneem El Welily will go head-to-head in a repeat of last month’s Women’s AJ Bell PSA World Championship final after the duo prevailed on [...]

January 12, 2018 News
Azman sisters’ act steal show in Birmingham

Azman sisters’ act steal show in Birmingham

Aira and Aifa Azman lead Malaysia’s best BJO outing By Alex Wan – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor Team Malaysia returned from their most successful British Juniors outing to a rousing welcome at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport. The team [...]

January 11, 2018 News
Egyptian quarter reach Saudi semi-finals

Egyptian quarter reach Saudi semi-finals

Nour El Tayeb’s first win over Nicol David By SEAN REUTHE   World No.7 Nour El Tayeb claimed her first ever victory over eight-time World Champion Nicol David to become one of four Egyptian semi-finalists at the 2018 Saudi PSA [...]

January 10, 2018 News