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

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 her five attempts and three finals to get there, but after playing second fiddle for two consecutive times, Hania El Hammamy can now proudly claim her title of World [...]

September 23, 2019 Alex Wan Interviews, News 0

It’s Egypt for the seventh straight time!

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 is seven in a row for Egypt as they denied Malaysia a fierce comeback in the final of the CIMB Foundation WSF World Junior Team Squash Championships. It was [...]

August 9, 2019 Alex Wan News 0

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

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 International Correspondents It’s the top two seeds to contest the CIMB Foundation WSF World Junior Team Squash Championships final as Malaysia survived a nervy test against Hong Kong to set [...]

August 8, 2019 Alex Wan News 0

Top four seeds to contest World Junior semis in KL

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 WAN – Squash Mad International Correspondents Malaysia stayed very much on track in their title bid while England produced the day’s drama as the cast for the semi-finals of the [...]

August 7, 2019 Alex Wan News 0

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

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 usual as seven of the top eight seeds secured their spots in the quarter-finals of the CIMB Foundation WSF World Junior Team Squash Championships. The only exception is seventh [...]

August 6, 2019 Alex Wan News 0

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

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 – Squash Mad International Correspondents Host Malaysia put their individual disappointment behind them with a commanding win over Japan in their opening tie, but it was Australia who stole the [...]

August 5, 2019 Alex Wan News 0

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

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 Correspondents The 2019 CIMB Foundation WSF World Junior Squash Championships is in the hands of Egypt and there is none more deserving than Hania El Hammamy who nails her maiden [...]

August 4, 2019 Alex Wan News 0

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

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 resistance from English opposition in the men’s semi-finals and a heart-breaking home bid in the women’s, the 2019 CIMB Foundation WSF World Junior Squash Championships will reach its climax [...]

August 4, 2019 Alex Wan News 0

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

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 the CIMB Foundation WSF World Junior Squash Championships as Egypt flexed their muscles while unseeded English boy Lewis Anderson extended his barnstorming run into the semi-finals. Aifa, the girls’ [...]

August 3, 2019 Alex Wan News 0

Anderson gate crashes World Junior quarter-finals in KL

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 Correspondents England claimed a surprise additional place in the men’s quarter-finals of the CIMB Foundation WSF World Junior Squash Championships in Malaysia today when unseeded Lewis Anderson pulled off two [...]

August 2, 2019 Alex Wan News 0

Byrtus Czecking in to leave his mark at the World Juniors

Byrtus Czecking in to leave his mark at the World Juniors

Viktor Byrtus aims to do well in his maiden and last World Juniors By KNG ZHENG GUAN – Squash Mad Asian Correspondent Viktor Byrtus has waited far too long to make his debut in the individual event of the WSF World Junior Squash Championships. Last year, Byrtus was at the forefront as the Czech Republic, not [...]

August 2, 2019 Alex Wan News 0

It’s number three for Ivan Yuen and Low Wee Wern at the Malaysian Nationals

It’s number three for Ivan Yuen and Low Wee Wern at the Malaysian Nationals

Three is the charm for Ivan and Wee Wern By KNG ZHENG GUAN and ALEX WAN – Squash Mad Asian Correspondents Three is the magic number for Ivan Yuen and Low Wee Wern at the Ohana National Squash Championships. The pair, who will both turn 29 this year, showed that they are still very much [...]

July 23, 2019 Alex Wan News 0

India’s Veer Chotrani steals show at Asian Juniors in Macau

India’s Veer Chotrani steals show at Asian Juniors in Macau

Malaysia bags five titles but it is India’s Veer Chotrani who steals the show in the Macau By ALEX WAN – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor The Macau Squash Association hosted yet another major event on the Asian squash calendar after a successful Asian Junior Squash Championships. The event, which saw four age categories played [...]

July 1, 2019 Alex Wan News 0

The Komodo ends an illustrious career after a great 2018 at the Commonwealth and Asian Games

The Komodo ends an illustrious career after a great 2018 at the Commonwealth and Asian Games

The village boy who ended up with a Commonwealth Games bronze and Asian Games gold call its quits – Nafiizwan Adnan By ALEX WAN – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor This season has been one filled with retirements. Laura Massaro, Jenny Duncalf, Ramy Ashour, and most recently Olli Tuominen. But perhaps the one nation that [...]

June 2, 2019 Alex Wan News 0

Diego Elias and Annie Au are new Macau Open champions

Diego Elias and Annie Au are new Macau Open champions

Annie Au wins biggest career title while Diego Elias win second title in a month By ALEX WAN – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor The wrath of the weather once again denied tonight’s final matches the prestige of being played at the impressive all-glass court set up at the Tap Seac Square. However, that did [...]

April 14, 2019 Alex Wan News 0