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Julianne Courtice makes massive impact with big win at El Gouna

Julianne Courtice makes massive impact with big win at El Gouna

Scots Lobban and Clyne win through  By MATT COLES Spain’s Iker Pajares Bernabeu and England’s Julianne Courtice secured surprise victories against France’s Lucas Serme and Hong Kong’s Joey Chan, respectively, on day two of the El Gouna International as the PSA World Tour Platinum event continued at the El Gouna Squash Complex. World No.59 Pajares [...]

April 18, 2019 Alan Thatcher News 0

Marwan ElShorbagy top seed at Wimbledon Club Squash Squared Open

Marwan ElShorbagy top seed at Wimbledon Club Squash Squared Open

Declan James leads strong English contingent at Wimbledon By ELLIE MAWSON Egypt’s World No.11 Marwan ElShorbagy will lead the line-up at the Wimbledon Club Squash Squared Open when the PSA World Tour Bronze tournament takes place from May 11-16 in London, England. This year’s tournament, which takes place at The Wimbledon Club, will be the [...]

April 17, 2019 Alan Thatcher News 0

Nicol David survives battle with El Gouna wild card

Nicol David survives battle with El Gouna wild card

Emily Whitlock: ‘The last place I wanted to be was on a squash court’ By MATT COLES Eight-time World Champion Nicol David survived a scare against Egyptian wildcard Jana Shiha on day one of the El Gouna International, PSA World Tour Platinum event as she prevailed in a gripping five-game battle at the El Gouna [...]

April 17, 2019 Alan Thatcher News 0
Reigning champion Miguel Rodriguez faces Hull of a battle to retain British Open title

Reigning champion Miguel Rodriguez faces Hull of a battle to retain British Open title

Mohamed ElShorbagy lies in wait, looking for revenge By ELLIE MAWSON Defending champion Miguel Rodriguez has been pitted on the same side of the draw as last year’s runner-up Mohamed ElShorbagy after the draws for the 2019 Allam British Open [...]

April 16, 2019 News
PSA World Tour Finals to be held in Cairo

PSA World Tour Finals to be held in Cairo

Wadi Degla Club to host $320,000 season finale By SEAN REUTHE The star-studded PSA World Tour Finals will be held in Egypt for the first time after an agreement was reached between the Professional Squash Association (PSA) and title sponsors [...]

April 16, 2019 News
My addictive quest to be a Time Lord of Squash

My addictive quest to be a Time Lord of Squash

  Your brain has to master four dimensions before you can master squash By CHRIS SARGENT – Squash Mad Columnist Why is squash so addictive if you are that way inclined? This is a question that has puzzled me ever since [...]

April 15, 2019 Comment, Fun Stuff, News
Diego Elias and Annie Au are new Macau Open champions

Diego Elias and Annie Au are new Macau Open champions

Annie Au wins biggest career title while Diego Elias win second title in a month By ALEX WAN – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor The wrath of the weather once again denied tonight’s final matches the prestige of being played [...]

April 14, 2019 News
Ali Farag and Raneem El Welily post Eindhoven title triumphs

Ali Farag and Raneem El Welily post Eindhoven title triumphs

World number ones deliver the goods in DPD finals By ELLIE MAWSON Egypt’s World No.1s Ali Farag and Raneem El Welily are the 2019 DPD Open Squash champions after they claimed respective wins over Mohamed ElShorbagy and Nour El Sherbini [...]

April 14, 2019 News
Egyptian quartet to contest Eindhoven finals

Egyptian quartet to contest Eindhoven finals

One and two in the world to compete in each final By ELLIE MAWSON An Egyptian quartet will feature in the finals of the DPD Open Squash as the world’s top four players – Raneem El Welily, Nour El Sherbini, [...]

April 13, 2019 News
Low Wee Wern continues dream run in Macau

Low Wee Wern continues dream run in Macau

Low Wee Wern beats third Egyptian in a row to make Macau final By ALEX WAN – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor The semi-final matches at the Tap Seac Square had to be cut short after heavy rain interrupted play [...]

April 13, 2019 News
Raneem El Welily meets Nour El Tayeb in DPD semi-finals

Raneem El Welily meets Nour El Tayeb in DPD semi-finals

Amanda Sobhy so close against world No.1 By ELLIE MAWSON Egypt’s World No.1 Raneem El Welily narrowly avoided defeat in the quarter-finals of the DPD Open Squash as she claimed a 3-2 win over United States World No.12 Amanda Sobhy [...]

April 12, 2019 News
Annie Au saves four match balls and Saurav Ghosal beaten in Macau

Annie Au saves four match balls and Saurav Ghosal beaten in Macau

Au makes the greatest escape while Lobban takes out Ghosal By ALEX WAN – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor Local favourite Annie Au pulled off what might be the greatest escape of her career when she saved four match balls [...]

April 12, 2019 News
ElShorbagy brothers to meet in DPD Open

ElShorbagy brothers to meet in DPD Open

Marwan tames Makin in 83-minute battle in Eindhoven By ELLIE MAWSON The third day of action at the DPD Squash Open, PSA Gold event saw all eight matches go the way of the higher-ranked player, with World No.2 Mohamed ElShorbagy [...]

April 12, 2019 News
Low Wee Wern sends second seed Salma Hany packing in Macau

Low Wee Wern sends second seed Salma Hany packing in Macau

Low Wee Wern scores biggest win since injury comeback and seeds tested By ALEX WAN – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor Malaysia’s Low Wee Wern achieved her biggest win since coming back from a 20-month injury break here today when [...]

April 11, 2019 News
Nick Matthew rolls back the years as titans clash in National Club Knockout

Nick Matthew rolls back the years as titans clash in National Club Knockout

Roehampton edge past Hallamshire on night of drama By ALAN THATCHER – Squash Mad Editor It was a great pleasure to watch Nick Matthew roll back the years as his Hallamshire side visited London to take on Roehampton in the [...]

April 11, 2019 Alan's Blog, Growing the game, News