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Alan Thatcher

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Founder of World Squash Day, Squash Mad, the Kent Open and co-promoter of the Canary Wharf Classic. Launched the Squash 200 Partnership to build clubs of the future. Talks a bit.

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James Willstrop leads British charge into the third round as Arlen Specter Center is officially opened

Huge fightback win by Sarah-Jane Perry as Gina Kennedy powers through again By ALAN THATCHER - Squash Mad Editor On a day of celebrations to mark...

U.S. Open players love competing at the new Arlen Specter Center

Teenager Marina Stefanoni springs shock win on day one for Team USA By ALAN THATCHER - Squash Mad Editor Today sees the official opening ceremony at...

Ali Farag overtakes fellow Egyptian Ramy Ashour to achieve new rankings milestone

Farag is now the third longest-reigning male Egyptian at world No.1 By ALAN THATCHER - Squash Mad Editor Ali Farag has recorded his 22nd month at...

Amanda Sobhy rises to world No.3 on the eve of the U.S. Open on her doorstep

“I’ll feel at home with family and friends all here,” says Sobhy By ALAN THATCHER - Squash Mad Editor On the verge of the US Open...

Amanda Sobhy and Ali Farag claim Oracle NetSuite Open titles in San Francisco

‘If I cry, it’s been an emotional week,’ says Sobhy after first major title win By ALAN THATCHER and MATT COLES  US No.1 Amanda Sobhy and...

Joel Makin to meet Ali Farag in San Francisco quarter-finals

Amanda Sobhy powers to victory in just nine minutes By MATT COLES - Squash Mad Correspondent Egypt’s World No.1 Ali Farag is through to the quarter-finals...

Hurry! Commonwealth Games main ticket ballot closes on September 30th

By ALAN THATCHER - Squash Mad Editor Squash fans have less than a week to apply for tickets in the Commonwealth Games main ballot which...

Ali Farag and Nouran Gohar turn on Pyramid power to win CIB Egyptian Open titles

Two thrilling finals underline Egypt’s dominance to delight packed crowd at the Pyramids By ALAN THATCHER and ELLIE MAWSON If a single tournament can define an...

All-Egyptian finals as the wonders of the squash world battle in front of the Pyramids

Injury stops Camille Serme as Nour El Sherbini continues rivalry with Nouran Gohar By ALAN THATCHER and ELLIE MAWSON Egypt will supply all four finalists in...

Ali Farag foils tricky Mazen Hesham to set up semi-final clash with Paul Coll

‘I don’t think I played badly but he comes up with winners from nowhere’ says world champion By ALAN THATCHER and MATT COLES World No.1 Ali...

World’s top stars launch new era for the US Open at Philly’s $40m Arlen Specter Center

Eleven home players aim to shine in debut event at new National Center By ALAN THATCHER - Squash Mad Editor The 2021 U.S. Open Squash Championships...

Nour El Sherbini leads top seeds into CIB Egyptian Open semi-finals

Mohamed ElShorbagy to clash with Tarek Momen in men’s semi-finals at the Pyramids By ALAN THATCHER and ELLIE MAWSON World No.1 Nour El Sherbini booked her...

Mazen Hesham takes out Gawad to reach CIB Egyptian Open quarter finals

Sobhy fights back to beat Clyne in all-American clash featuring a 20-18 tiebreak By ALAN THATCHER and EMILY MAWSON World No.14 Mazen Hesham overcame former world...

Mentor Mohamed meets giantkiller Yow as Bristol training partners reach quarter-final clash at the Pyramids

By ALAN THATCHER and SEAN REUTHE Malaysia’s Eain Yow Ng claimed another major scalp with an epic 3-2 victory over Colombia’s World No.11 Miguel Rodriguez...

Huge win as Eain Yow Ng topples Mostafa Asal to reach CIB Egyptian Open third round

Shock defeat for Sarah-Jane Perry but Jasmine Hutton and Lucy Turmel win through  By ALAN THATCHER and SEAN REUTHE  Malaysia’s Eain Yow Ng has claimed another...

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