Sunday, June 23, 2024

Alex Wan

Alex Wan is an avid squash lover who writes, photographs, plays and coaches when he is not making a living with his Finance degree.

Qatar Squash Classic: Greg Lobban secures Doha first

Doha -- For the third match in a row, Scotland's Greg Lobban came back from the brink of defeat to win against last year’s...

Qatar Squash Classic: Joel Makin advances in tough outing

Doha -- The way the seedings and draws are done for Platinum events, where only the top eight are seeded, they open up for...

Qatar Squash Classic: Salma Hany scores first major upset

Doha -- Salma Hany produced the biggest upset of the day at the Q Terminals Qatar Classic 2023 with a win over compatriot and...

Qatar Squash Classic: Amina Orfi leads day of small upsets

Doha -- The Khalifa Tennis and Squash Centre is the centre of attention of the PSA World Tour this week, as the 2023 edition...

Four in a row winners at Singapore Nationals 2021

Samuel Kang and Au Yeong Wai Yhann extend dominance in Singapore By Alex Wan - Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor It was once again a battle...

Peter Genever talks about his new challenges as Hong Kong’s head coach

Even with a trio of top retirements, Genever aims to emulate Asian Games success in 2022 By ALEX WAN – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor Former...

It’s four national titles each for Low Wee Wern and Ivan Yuen

Malaysian Nationals finished just in time ahead of partial-lockdown amid second wave of COVID-19 cases By ALEX WAN - Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor Low Wee...

How an eleven year old in Malaysia scored big with her squash

Harleein Tan Nick(s) Uniqlo sponsorship and a prestigious education scholarship By ALEX WAN - Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor At just a tender age of eleven,...

Hong Kong’s Au siblings bow out at the top of their game

Annie and Leo call their quits over the Covid-19 lockdown period By ALEX WAN - Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor Hong Kong’s most decorated pair...

Low Wee Wern reminisces on Singapore’s Kallang Squash Centre

Malaysian star Low Wee Wern shares her memories of soon-to-be-demolished Kallang and what would be an ideal replacement By ALEX WAN - Squash Mad Asian...

Covid-19 continues to hit as major events in Asia postponed indefinitely

Asian Team Championships and Asian Junior Championships halted but World Juniors set to run By ALEX WAN - Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor Asian squash continues...

Tarek Momen wins his first major – and it’s the World Championship!

Tarek Momen is the World Champion By ALEX WAN - Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor Egypt’s Tarek Momen was crowned World Champion today at the Khalifa...

Paul Coll and Tarek Momen to contest World Champs final

Paul Coll creates history as first Kiwi to play in the World Champs final since Ross Norman in 1986 as Tarek Momen reaches his...

Marwan wins the ElShorbagy battle to ensure new World Champion

A new World Champion to be crowned after Marwan stops elder brother Mohamed By ALEX WAN - Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor There will be a...

Paul Coll fully tested by Omar Mosaad in two hour thriller

Paul Coll survives while Zahed Salem takes out Miguel Rodriguez By ALEX WAN - Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor Zahed Salem produced the upset of the...

Amazing display of accuracy sends Willstrop into the last eight

It's joy for England's Willstrop while fairy tale for Tamimi ends By ALEX WAN - Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor James Willstrop rolled back the years...

All seeds from bottom half through to last 16

No upsets but heartbreak for Leo Au By ALEX WAN - Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor There were no upsets on the lower half of the...

More Qatari joy as Abdulla Al Tamimi betters own record by making it into last 16 of World Champs

On fire Abdulla Al Tamimi powers through into the last 16 By ALEX WAN - Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor Abdulla Al Tamimi rewrote his own...

Historic double for Qatar as Tamimi and Amjad make second round of World Championships

Tamimi overcomes home court jitters to make second round of World Champs By ALEX WAN - Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor History was made today at...

Malaysians dominate SRFI Indian Tour in Chennai

Rachel Arnold and Ivan Yuen win in Chennai ahead of Worlds By ALEX WAN - Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor The Malaysian contingent at the HCL...

Hania El Hammamy speaks about her future after winning the coveted junior title

World Junior Champion not surprised at her senior success because of her hard work By ALEX WAN - Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor It has taken...

It’s Egypt for the seventh straight time!

Egypt stops Malaysian comeback to win for the seventh straight time By KNG ZHWNG GUAN, HOWARD HARDING and ALEX WAN - Squash Mad International Correspondents It...

Egypt and Malaysia to contest final of World Junior Women’s Teams

England fall to Egypt as hosts Malaysia made to work by Hong Kong By KNG ZHENG GUAN, HOWARD HARDING and ALEX WAN - Squash Mad...

Top four seeds to contest World Junior semis in KL

Top seeds Egypt, Malaysia and Hong Kong eases into semis while England are made to work hard By KNG ZHENG GUAN, HOWARD HARDING and ALEX...

No upsets on day two as most seeds secure quarter-final spots

Canada face mammoth task to qualify for last eight By KNG ZHENG GUAN, HOWARD HARDING and ALEX WAN - Squash Mad International Correspondents It’s business as...

Top six seeds win as Canada fall to Australia in opening day of World Junior Teams

Host Malaysia off to flying start but Australia steal show on opening day of team event By KNG ZHENG GUAN, HOWARD HARDING and ALEX WAN...

Hania El Hamammy wins on her third final and Mostafa Asal defend World Junior crown

Top seeds Hamammy and Asal win World Junior crown in Kuala Lumpur By KNG ZHENG GUAN, HOWARD HARDING and ALEX WAN - Squash Mad International...

It’s two all-Egyptians finals in KL after Jana Shiha saves three match balls to break local hearts

Aifa Azman stopped (just) while Lewis Anderson meets his match By HOWARD HARDING, KNG ZHENG GUAN and ALEX WAN - Squash Mad International Correspondents Despite determined...

Aifa Azman keeps home hopes alive while Lewis Anderson’s dream run continues

Aifa Azman and Lewis Anderson the only non-Egyptian semi-finalists By KNG ZHENG GUAN - Squash Mad Asian Correspondent Aifa Azman kept the home hopes alive in...

Anderson gate crashes World Junior quarter-finals in KL

England's Lewis Anderson score back-to-back upsets to move into the last eight By HOWARD HARDING, KNG ZHENG GUAN and ALEX WAN - Squash Mad International...

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