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Sarah-Jane Perry sinks Amanda Sobhy after stunning battle at Heights Casino

Sarah-Jane Perry sinks Amanda Sobhy after stunning battle at Heights Casino

It’s Egypt v England in both Weymuller semi-finals By LINDA ELRIANI at Heights Casino England’s number two seed Sarah-Jane Perry dug deep to fight back from two games down to overcome America’s Amanda Sobhy in the quarter-finals of the Carol Weymuller Open at Heights Casino in Brooklyn, USA. There were four great matches and another [...]

October 21, 2018 Alan Thatcher News 0

Ali Farag meets Tarek Momen in all-Egyptian Channel VAS final

Ali Farag meets Tarek Momen in all-Egyptian Channel VAS final

‘Playing the sponsor got me ready for this’ says Farag By SEAN REUTHE in Weybridge Egyptian pair Ali Farag and Tarek Momen will line up against each other in the final of the Channel VAS Championships at St George’s Hill after respective wins over Karim Abdel Gawad and Diego Elias earlier today in Weybridge. World [...]

October 20, 2018 Alan Thatcher News 0

Three Brits in Carol Weymuller quarter-finals

Three Brits in Carol Weymuller quarter-finals

Two USA-England clashes at Heights Casino By LINDA ELRIANI in Brooklyn There are two England-USA battles in the quarter-finals of the Carol Weymuller Open as No.2 seed Sarah-Jane Perry meets a resurgent Amanda Sobhy and No.3 seed Alison Waters aims to stop Olivia Blatchford-Clyne as the action hots up at Heights Casino in Brooklyn. The [...]

October 20, 2018 Alan Thatcher News 0
Ali Farag leads Egyptian trio into Weybridge semi-finals

Ali Farag leads Egyptian trio into Weybridge semi-finals

Momen gains revenge over Coll By SEAN REUTHE A trio of Egyptian players will line up in the semi-finals of the Channel VAS Championships at St George’s Hill as Ali Farag, Karim Abdel Gawad and Tarek Momen all claimed victories [...]

October 19, 2018 News
Home hero Tom Richards tames Omar Mosaad

Home hero Tom Richards tames Omar Mosaad

‘That result has been coming for a few years’ By SEAN REUTHE World No.30 Tom Richards delighted spectators at St George’s Hill Lawn Tennis Club as he upset former World No.3 Omar Mosaad to reach the quarter-finals of the Channel [...]

October 19, 2018 News
Magnificent Makin stuns world champion ElShorbagy in Channel VAS

Magnificent Makin stuns world champion ElShorbagy in Channel VAS

Welsh wizard wins three tiebreaks against world No.1 By SEAN REUTHE World No.33 Joel Makin earned the biggest victory of his career to date after he claimed a dramatic win over World No.1 Mohamed ElShorbagy in Weybridge to send the [...]

October 18, 2018 News
James Willstrop leads English charge on day one of Channel VAS tournament

James Willstrop leads English charge on day one of Channel VAS tournament

Declan James stops Ade Waller in another marathon battle By SEAN REUTHE  Former World No.1 James Willstrop led a trio of fellow Englishmen into the second round of the Channel VAS Championships at St George’s Hill after he beat Egypt’s [...]

October 16, 2018 News
Stars shine on World Squash Day

Stars shine on World Squash Day

Royalty joins the party during global celebration of the game By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent Squash centres in all corners of the globe hosted a wide variety of events to highlight the sport’s appeal to mark the [...]

October 16, 2018 Growing the game, News
World Squash Day Abuzz in South East Asia

World Squash Day Abuzz in South East Asia

World Squash Day Abuzz in South East Asia By ALEX WAN – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor The World Squash Day was celebrated with much fanfare here in South East Asia, with nations such as Malaysia, Singapore, the Philippines and [...]

October 16, 2018 Growing the game, News
Hong Kong Open commits to equal prize money

Hong Kong Open commits to equal prize money

Ramy Ashour in same half of the draw as top seed Mohamed ElShorbagy By SEAN REUTHE The 2018 Everbright Sun Hung Kai Hong Kong Squash Open has committed to offering equal prize money for the first time, with $329,000 split [...]

October 15, 2018 News
Raneem El Welily and Mohamed ElShorbagy make it an Egyptian double at US Open

Raneem El Welily and Mohamed ElShorbagy make it an Egyptian double at US Open

World champions win on World Squash Day By SEAN REUTHE in Philadelphia  Reigning world champions Mohamed ElShorbagy and Raneem El Welily claimed silverware on finals night at the FS Investments U.S. Open Squash Championships after they defeated Germany’s Simon Rösner [...]

October 14, 2018 News
Simon Rösner celebrates World Squash Day by reaching US Open final

Simon Rösner celebrates World Squash Day by reaching US Open final

‘I was able to play my attacking squash and it seems the USA is good to me’ By SEAN REUTHE in Philadelphia Germany’s World No.5 Simon Rösner will be the only non-Egyptian to appear in the finals of the FS [...]

October 13, 2018 News
Interactive court opens up the future for squash

Interactive court opens up the future for squash

Thousands of youngsters try out squash and have a gas in the glass By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent Squash, which has this week made its debut as a Showcase Sport at the Youth Olympic Games with week-long [...]

October 12, 2018 Growing the game, News
Interview: Olivia Blatchford-Clyne aims to hit the Heights in her home town of Brooklyn

Interview: Olivia Blatchford-Clyne aims to hit the Heights in her home town of Brooklyn

‘I keep coming back because the Weymuller embodies everything good about women’s squash’ By PAULINA ROJEK – Squash Mad Correspondent Brooklyn-born Olivia Blatchford Clyne (note the new hyphen and double-barreled surname) is looking forward with extra anticipation to next week’s [...]

October 12, 2018 Interviews, News
Tesni Evans and Simon Rösner roar into US Open semi-finals

Tesni Evans and Simon Rösner roar into US Open semi-finals

‘I am a very proud Welsh person and so happy to beat two world-class players in three days’ By SEAN REUTHE in Philadelphia Welsh World No.12 Tesni Evans and Germany’s World No.5 Simon Rösner achieved milestone victories to reach the [...]

October 12, 2018 News