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Raneem El Welily and Ali Farag headline Windy City Open draws

Raneem El Welily and Ali Farag headline Windy City Open draws

Raneem aims for a fourth Chicago title By MATT COLES – Squash Mad Correspondent Egyptian World No.1s Raneem El Welily and Ali Farag will top their respective draws at The Windy City Open presented by the Walter Family in Chicago, held between February 27 and March 4. The glass court will be staged in the [...]

January 22, 2020 Alan Thatcher News 0

Diego Elias and Marwan ElShorbagy seeded to meet in Motor City Open Final

Diego Elias and Marwan ElShorbagy seeded to meet in Motor City Open Final

Quality draw in Detroit By MATT COLES – Squash Mad Correspondent Peru’s World No.6 Diego Elias and Egypt’s World No.8 Marwan ElShorbagy are seeded to meet in the final of the Motor City Open when the tournament takes place in Detroit between February 5-9. The tournament’s No.1 seed Elias will face either England’s Nathan Lake [...]

January 22, 2020 Alan Thatcher News 0

Mohamed ElShorbagy and Camille Serme clinch places at PSA World Tour Finals

Mohamed ElShorbagy and Camille Serme clinch places at PSA World Tour Finals

Grand Central champs on track for Egypt finals    By MATT COLES – Squash Mad Correspondent After taking the spoils at the J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions in New York City, both Camille Serme and Mohamed ElShorbagy have booked their places at the season ending PSA World Tour Finals 2019-20 in June. The pair lifted [...]

January 20, 2020 Alan Thatcher News 0
Camille Serme and Mohamed ElShorbagy take ToC titles

Camille Serme and Mohamed ElShorbagy take ToC titles

Mo back at No.1 as Camille beats Egypt 5-0 By SEAN REUTHE – Squash Mad Correspondent Egypt’s Mohamed ElShorbagy and France’s Camille Serme lifted the 2020 J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions titles as they overcame World Champions Tarek Momen and [...]

January 18, 2020 News
Mohamed ElShorbagy one match away from regaining world No.1 spot after reaching ToC final

Mohamed ElShorbagy one match away from regaining world No.1 spot after reaching ToC final

Two grand finals ready to roll at Grand Central By SEAN REUTHE – Squash Mad Correspondent Egypt’s Mohamed ElShorbagy will reclaim the World No.1 spot from current incumbent Ali Farag if he can overcome World Champion Tarek Momen tonight at [...]

January 17, 2020 News
End of the line for Brits as Perry and Makin bow out at Grand Central

End of the line for Brits as Perry and Makin bow out at Grand Central

Brutal Mo hunts number one spot By SEAN REUTHE – Squash Mad Correspondent World Champion Nour El Sherbini put on a masterclass of attacking squash earlier today at New York’s Grand Central Terminal to end a three-match losing streak against [...]

January 16, 2020 News
Serme Ends Losing Streak to Send World No.1 El Welily Out of J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions

Serme Ends Losing Streak to Send World No.1 El Welily Out of J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions

‘It’s funny because today I was the challenger and she had the pressure’ By SEAN REUTHE – PSA World Tour France’s World No.5 Camille Serme ended a seven-match losing streak against World No.1 Raneem El Welily earlier today at New [...]

January 15, 2020 News
Makin Beats Willstrop to Reach First J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions Quarter-Final

Makin Beats Willstrop to Reach First J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions Quarter-Final

Makin makes further statement with win over Willstrop By SEAN REUTHE – PSA World Tour World No.12 Joel Makin has become the first Welsh player since David Evans in 2002 to reach the quarter-finals of the prestigious J.P. Morgan Tournament [...]

January 14, 2020 News
Asal Halts Gaultier to Reach J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions Quarter-Finals

Asal Halts Gaultier to Reach J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions Quarter-Finals

‘Gaultier is such a legend, and I can’t describe the feeling of sharing a court with him’ By SEAN REUTHE – PSA World Tour 18-year-old Egyptian Mostafa Asal is into his first ever PSA World Tour Platinum quarter-final after he [...]

January 13, 2020 News
Emily Whitlock fights back to send home hope Amanda Sobhy off the rails at Grand Central

Emily Whitlock fights back to send home hope Amanda Sobhy off the rails at Grand Central

‘I was lost out there but the last three games showed how well I’ve been playing’ By SEAN REUTHE – Squash Mad Correspondent World No.27 Emily Whitlock claimed one of the biggest wins of her career as she completed a [...]

January 12, 2020 News
“I feel like a kid again,” says Gregory Gaultier as 37-year-old French ace celebrates wildly after ToC comeback win

“I feel like a kid again,” says Gregory Gaultier as 37-year-old French ace celebrates wildly after ToC comeback win

Jiving General will need to be on his toes as he faces Asal, half his age and a deadly danger By SEAN REUTHE – Squash Mad Correspondent Former World No.1 and World Champion Gregory Gaultier made a sensational return to [...]

January 11, 2020 News
Home hopes Harrity and Hanson fall on day one of the ToC in New York

Home hopes Harrity and Hanson fall on day one of the ToC in New York

Gaultier back on court today against Mosaad By SEAN REUTHE – Squash Mad Correspondent The 2020 edition of the J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions, PSA World Tour Platinum event got under way in New York yesterday with two of the [...]

January 10, 2020 News
Double Dot Delivered Double Delight

Double Dot Delivered Double Delight

Kiwi coach has double reason to celebrate By JAMES ROBERTS – Squash Mad Reporter Jarrod Van Driel, a renowned squash coach based in Auckland, New Zealand, is currently enjoying a double dose of success for his Squash Academy. Jarrod, who [...]

January 9, 2020 News
Egypt dominate thrilling finals day at Dunlop British Junior Open

Egypt dominate thrilling finals day at Dunlop British Junior Open

Favourites Egypt lived up to their billing on finals day of the 2020 Dunlop British Junior Open (BJO) in Birmingham By DONNA HELMER – England Squash, Marketing and Communications Manager The tears and tantrums of the past few days were [...]

January 6, 2020 News
Nour El Sherbini back in her favourite city

Nour El Sherbini back in her favourite city

‘My injury hasn’t fully healed but I’m trying to maintain my form’ By SEAN REUTHE – Squash Mad Correspondent Four-time World Champion Nour El Sherbini will return to her favourite city when the Egyptian competes for the J.P. Morgan Tournament [...]

January 6, 2020 Interviews, News