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Malaysia’s Nafiizwan Adnan halts Nick Matthew’s Gold Coast campaign

Malaysia’s Nafiizwan Adnan halts Nick Matthew’s Gold Coast campaign

The Komodo Adnan ends Matthew’s dream of a Commonwealth Games hat-trick By Alex Wan – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor Malaysian number one Nafiizwan Adnan scored his maiden win over England’s top seeded Nick Matthew in an epic quarter-final match at the Oxenford Studios. It was the Malaysian’s maiden win over the two-time champion and [...]

April 7, 2018 Alex Wan News 0

Yip and Gohar win Macau titles

Yip and Gohar win Macau titles

Nouran Gohar defends Macau title, while Yip Tsz-Fung wins his biggest one By Alex Wan – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor It was a night that belonged to Yip Tsz-Fung as the home crowd favourite came back from two games down to win the biggest title in his career, while Nouran Gohar once again came [...]

April 1, 2018 Alex Wan News 0

Yip Tsz-Fung and Salma Hany reach new heights in Macau

Yip Tsz-Fung and Salma Hany reach new heights in Macau

Yip and Hany to play in career best finals By Alex Wan – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor Egypt dominated the evening as all three of their semi-finalists won their matches. The women’s event will be an all-Egyptian affair between defending champion Nouran Gohar and Salma Hany, who will feature in her first ever $50k [...]

March 31, 2018 Alex Wan News 0

Both top seeds shown the exit in Macau

Both top seeds shown the exit in Macau

Yip Tze-Fung and Salma Hany send top seeds packing By Alex Wan – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor There will be no top seeds in the finals of the Macau Squash Open for the second year running as both the men’s and women’s top seeds were shockingly shown the door in similar fashion. Hong Kong’s [...]

March 30, 2018 Alex Wan News 0

Top seeds Serme and Golan through in Macau

Top seeds Serme and Golan through in Macau

Seeds safely through to quarters in Macau By Alex Wan – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor Top seeds Borja Golan and Camille Serme led all seeded players into the last eight of the 2018 Macau Squash Open, with the Spaniard beating good friend and fellow countryman Iker Pajares and Serme halting the run the qualifier [...]

March 29, 2018 Alex Wan News 0

Men’s top two seeds ejected in Macau qualifiers

Men’s top two seeds ejected in Macau qualifiers

Men’s top two seeds ejected and Hong Kong women falter in qualifying finals By Alex Wan – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor Men’s qualifying top two seeds ejected as the Egyptians reigned supreme in the qualifying finals of the 2018 Macau Squash Open this afternoon. Karim El Hammamy, Mohamed Elsherbini and Yathreb Adel made it [...]

March 28, 2018 Alex Wan News 0

Seeds safely through in Macau qualifiers

Seeds safely through in Macau qualifiers

Yathreb Adel makes a winning return to Macau By Alex Wan – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor There were no surprises on the opening day of the 2018 Macau Squash Open as all qualifying seeds made it through to the next round, but a few were stretched to the limits by their lower ranked opponents, [...]

March 27, 2018 Alex Wan News 0

Macau Open preview – Serme and Golan top draws

Macau Open preview – Serme and Golan top draws

Serme debuts in Macau as top seed while Golan tops men’s draw By Alex Wan – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor The 2018 Macau Squash Open marks the seventh consecutive edition of the event. It will once again offer a total purse of US$ 50,000 in each of the men’s and women’s categories. The event [...]

March 26, 2018 Alex Wan News 0

Azman sisters’ act steal show in Birmingham

Azman sisters’ act steal show in Birmingham

Aira and Aifa Azman lead Malaysia’s best BJO outing By Alex Wan – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor Team Malaysia returned from their most successful British Juniors outing to a rousing welcome at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport. The team of youngsters had returned with four titles from the girls and a third placing in [...]

January 11, 2018 Alex Wan News 0

Ramit Tandon muscles way to Singapore title

Ramit Tandon muscles way to Singapore title

Ramit Tandon shows supremacy in Singapore final By ALEX WAN – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor   The final of the Singapore Squash Open 2017 turned out to be a sombre affair as India’s Ramit Tandon was in a league of his own this afternoon and totally outplayed James Huang of Taiwan in straight games. While it [...]

December 10, 2017 Alex Wan News 0

Huang and Tandon to contest Singapore final

Huang and Tandon to contest Singapore final

Huang halts Garcia’s run in Singapore By Alex Wan – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor Robert Garcia’s maiden appearance in a tour event semi-final and gallant run at the Singapore Squash Open 2017 was halted today by Chinese Taipei’s James Huang. The 31-year old Filipino had already played over 160 minutes of squash coming into [...]

December 9, 2017 Alex Wan News 0

Garcia’s run continues in Singapore

Garcia’s run continues in Singapore

Garcia break local hearts in Singapore By Alex Wan- Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor Philippines’ giant killing qualifier Robert Garcia continued his gallant run here in Singapore after seeing off local hero Vivian Rhamanan in straight games. Even though Garcia had played two five setters in the last two days, there was no effects of the [...]

December 8, 2017 Alex Wan News 0

Garcia upsets Bong to gatecrash into last eight in Singapore

Garcia upsets Bong to gatecrash into last eight in Singapore

Garcia stuns Bong to gate crash into quarters By Alex Wan – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor Vivian Rhamanan survived a five-setter in the final match of the night to ensure local representation in the last eight after his fellow compatriots all lost out. He had to dig deep into his reserves to dictate the pace against [...]

December 7, 2017 Alex Wan News 0

Kang and Chan double home interest in Singapore

Kang and Chan double home interest in Singapore

Hosts Singapore to have largest representation ever in a PSA main draw By Alex Wan – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor Singapore doubled their representation in the main draw of the Singapore Squash Open 2017 when Benedict Chan and Samuel Kang beat their fellow compatriots. In doing so, history is created as this is the highest [...]

December 6, 2017 Alex Wan News 0

Satomi Watanabe wins her maiden national title

Satomi Watanabe wins her maiden national title

Satomi Watanabe celebrates her maiden title and Ryunosuke Tsukue nets his fourth at the Japan nationals By ALEX WAN – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor Japan celebrated a brand new national champion last weekend at the 46th All Japan National Championships with the youngest ever winner in the women’s event. After eight titles and being [...]

November 30, 2017 Alex Wan Squash Around The World 0