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PSA SquashTV reaches 100,000 subscribers on YouTube

PSA SquashTV reaches 100,000 subscribers on YouTube

Massive growth in digital media By SEAN REUTHE PSA SQUASHTV, the official YouTube channel of the Professional Squash Association (PSA), has reached 100,000 subscribers to cap a year that has seen PSA’s digital presence grow by 17% across social media. The channel gives squash fans access to extensive highlights, expert analysis, live streams and exclusive [...]

December 12, 2018 Alan Thatcher News 0

Karim Abdel Gawad books place in PSA World Tour Finals

Karim Abdel Gawad books place in PSA World Tour Finals

Ali Farag tops PSA leaderboard By SEAN REUTHE Victory over World No.2 Ali Farag in the final of the CIB Black Ball Open over the weekend has seen World No.9 Karim Abdel Gawad earn his place at the season-ending PSA World Tour Finals. The PSA World Tour Finals will be held in June 2019 and [...]

December 11, 2018 Alan Thatcher News 0

Karim Gawad foils Ali Farag’s bid to hit the top

Karim Gawad foils Ali Farag’s bid to hit the top

‘There were so many bad times’ says Gawad as he stays on the Ball to win Cairo title By ELLIE MAWSON in Cairo Egypt’s Karim Abdel Gawad is the 2018 CIB Black Ball Squash Open champion after he defeated compatriot and World No.2 Ali Farag in the final at the Black Ball Sporting Club in [...]

December 9, 2018 Alan Thatcher News 0
Ali Farag faces Karim Gawad for the Black Ball title … and the world number one slot

Ali Farag faces Karim Gawad for the Black Ball title … and the world number one slot

Gawad wins 90-minute Momen marathon By ELLIE MAWSON in Cairo Egypt’s World No.2 Ali Farag and World No.9 Karim Abdel Gawad will meet in the final of the CIB Black Ball Squash Open PSA Platinum event, after they defeated New [...]

December 8, 2018 News
Karim Gawad stuns world champion Mohamed ElShorbagy in Black Ball thriller

Karim Gawad stuns world champion Mohamed ElShorbagy in Black Ball thriller

Coll rocks Rosner to reach semi-finals By ELLIE MAWSON in Cairo Egypt’s former World No.1 Karim Abdel Gawad produced the shock of the tournament after he downed current World No.1 Mohamed ElShorbagy to reach the semi-finals of the CIB Black [...]

December 8, 2018 News
Top seeds Mohamed ElShorbagy and Ali Farag power through in Cairo

Top seeds Mohamed ElShorbagy and Ali Farag power through in Cairo

Simon Rösner hits back from 0-2 down to beat Greg Marche By ELLIE MAWSON  in Cairo  Egypt’s World No.1 Mohamed ElShorbagy and World No.2 Ali Farag both prevailed to reach the quarter-finals of the CIB Black Ball Squash Open, along [...]

December 6, 2018 News
Asal and Mosaad walk tall at Black Ball Open

Asal and Mosaad walk tall at Black Ball Open

‘It feels amazing to play Ali Farag – he is my idol’ By ELLIE MAWSON in Cairo Egyptians Mostafa Asal and Omar Mosaad both enjoyed huge wins as round two of the CIB Black Ball Squash Open PSA Platinum tournament [...]

December 6, 2018 News
Mohamed takes it to the Max

Mohamed takes it to the Max

Top seed Elshorbagy: Now for Yow By ELLIE MAWSON Egypt’s World No.1 Mohamed ElShorbagy got his tournament off to a winning start on the second day of action at the CIB Black Ball Squash Open PSA Platinum tournament in Cairo, [...]

December 4, 2018 News
Egyptian outsiders are on the Ball in first round

Egyptian outsiders are on the Ball in first round

Essam and El Hammamy bounce through Black Ball openers By ELLIE MAWSON in Cairo Egypt’s Shehab Essam and Karim El Hammamy both claimed big wins on the opening day of action at the CIB Black Ball Squash Open in Cairo, [...]

December 3, 2018 News
Simon Rösner rises up the rankings to a career-high place of number three in the world

Simon Rösner rises up the rankings to a career-high place of number three in the world

Nice guy Simon keeps improving By ALAN THATCHER and SEAN REUTHE Everyone likes to see the good guys do well. So I am sure that a chorus of warm feelings echoed round Planet Squash when the latest PSA men’s rankings [...]

December 2, 2018 News
Raneem El Welily returns to the top of the world rankings

Raneem El Welily returns to the top of the world rankings

Egypt’s phenomenal depth of quality By ALAN THATCHER and SEAN REUTHE Egypt’s Raneem El Welily has reclaimed the number one spot in the PSA Women’s World Rankings for December 2018. In a sport currently dominated by Egyptians, she has overtaken [...]

December 2, 2018 News
Low Wee Wern wins in Singapore

Low Wee Wern wins in Singapore

Low Wee Wern produces A-game on final day to win Singapore title By ALEX WAN – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor Top seed Low Wee Wern put on her A-game on the final day to comfortably see off the challenge [...]

December 1, 2018 News
Top seeds Low Wee Wern and Lee Ka Yi to contest in Singapore final

Top seeds Low Wee Wern and Lee Ka Yi to contest in Singapore final

Young Indians run halted by top seeds By ALEX WAN – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor Top seeds Low Wee Wern and Lee Ka Yi will play for the title here in Singapore tomorrow after both saw off their surprise [...]

November 30, 2018 News
Indian pair gate crash Singapore Open semis

Indian pair gate crash Singapore Open semis

Tanvi Khanna and Sunayna Kuruvilla upset the seeding to go into last four By ALEX WAN – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor It was a good day for India on quarter-finals day as both their representatives took out higher ranked [...]

November 29, 2018 News
Trio of upsets in Singapore as top seed Wee Wern stays on course

Trio of upsets in Singapore as top seed Wee Wern stays on course

Tanvi Khanna leads a trio of upsets in Singapore By ALEX WAN – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor India’s Tanvi Khanna continued her giant-killing run at the Tecnifibre Singapore Squash Open, taking out fourth seed Colette Sultana in straight games. [...]

November 28, 2018 News