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Nick Matthew claims 10th National title

Nick Matthew claims 10th National title

‘I never thought I’d win one’ jokes The Wolf By DONNA HELMER   Nick Matthew has claimed a record tenth British National title following an epic showdown with James Willstrop at the Dunlop British National Championships final in Manchester. In Matthew’s final British National appearance, the former World No.1 overcame fellow Yorkshireman and long-term rival, [...]

February 18, 2018 Guest Contributor News 0

Welsh wonder Tesni Evans wins first Nationals title

Welsh wonder Tesni Evans wins first Nationals title

‘I’m so proud to be the first Welsh player to win the title’ By DONNA HELMER    Tesni Evans produced a scintillating performance to overcome England’s Alison Waters in the 2018 Dunlop National Squash Championships women’s final today in Manchester. Her straight-games victory, 11-5, 11-9, 11-7 in 43 minutes not only made the Welsh No.1 [...]

February 18, 2018 Guest Contributor News 0

Tesni Evans topples Laura Massaro again as Nick Matthew and James Willstrop set up another classic

Tesni Evans topples Laura Massaro again as Nick Matthew and James Willstrop set up another classic

Alison Waters overcomes Sarah-Jane Perry to reach 10th final By DONNA HELMER   Ten-time National champion Nick Matthew will take on long-time domestic rival James Willstrop in the men’s final of the 2018 Dunlop National Squash Championships at Manchester’s National Squash Centre. There was major shock in the women’s semi-finals when Welsh No.1 Tesni Evans [...]

February 17, 2018 Guest Contributor News 0

Tesni Evans tackles Laura Massaro in Nationals

Tesni Evans tackles Laura Massaro in Nationals

Matthew Masters Josh to reach semis By DONNA HELMER   Defending champions Nick Matthew and Laura Massaro have sailed through to the semi-finals of the Dunlop National Squash Championships 2018 following comprehensive 3-0 victories today in Manchester. Four-time National champion, Massaro looked in fine form to overpower fellow compatriot Emily Whitlock in a repeat of [...]

February 17, 2018 Guest Contributor News 0

Nick Matthew goes for farewell gold in Gold Coast Games

Nick Matthew goes for farewell gold in Gold Coast Games

  England name nine-strong squad for singles and doubles By DONNA HELMER   Commonwealth champion, Nick Matthew, will be returning to the Commonwealth Games stage for the last time as he headlines Team England’s squash team for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. With less than seven weeks to go until the Commonwealth Games begin [...]

February 16, 2018 Guest Contributor News 0

Top seeds sail through in Nationals

Top seeds sail through in Nationals

Matthew and Massaro march on but Coleman falls to Fallows By DONNA HELMER   The 2018 Dunlop National Squash Championship swung into action on Thursday with top seeds Nick Matthew and Laura Massaro commencing their title defence. Nine-time champion Nick Matthew showed no signs of nerves dispatching qualifier Patrick Rooney in an intense three-game match [...]

February 16, 2018 Guest Contributor News 0

Max Lee wins Canada Cup

Max Lee wins Canada Cup

By CHRIS HOLLOW in Toronto   The 2018 Workforce Canada Cup Final night kicked off with an entertaining undercard of host venue Cambridge Club 6x Club Champion Rob Nigro versus 2x reigning Canadian Women’s Champion Hollie McNaughton in a Battle of the Sexes showdown. A relieved Nigro prevailed in straight-sets and it was time for [...]

February 16, 2018 Guest Contributor News 0

Ali Farag claims first Swedish Open title

Ali Farag claims first Swedish Open title

High quality win over close friend Simon Rösner By JESPER PERSSON and NATHAN CLARKE   Egypt’s Ali Farag, the World No.3, won his first PSA World Tour title since October 2017 courtesy of a 3-1 victory over in-form Simon Rösner in the final of the 2018 UCS Swedish Open in Linköping, Sweden. Farag last tasted [...]

February 12, 2018 Guest Contributor News 0

Swedish Open Live: Simon Rösner repeats his New York win over Tarek Momen

Swedish Open Live: Simon Rösner repeats his New York win over Tarek Momen

German ace meets Ali Farag in Swedish final By JESPER PERSSON and NATHAN CLARKE in Linköping   Germany’s Simon Rösner will be hoping to collect his second PSA World Tour title in succession when he faces Egyptian World No.3 Ali Farag in the final of the 2018 UCS Swedish Open tomorrow. The 30-year-old from Paderborn [...]

February 10, 2018 Guest Contributor News 0

Ali Farag master-class sinks James Willstrop in Sweden

Ali Farag master-class sinks James Willstrop in Sweden

Egyptian ace meets Paul Coll in semi-final By NATHAN CLARKE   An absolute masterclass performance from Ali Farag saw the Egyptian World No.3 dispatch former World No.1 James Willstrop with ease to secure his place in the semi-finals of the 2018 UCS Swedish Open and underline his credentials as title favourite. Farag was sublime as [...]

February 10, 2018 Guest Contributor News 0

Declan James pushes Simon Rösner all the way in Swedish marathon

Declan James pushes Simon Rösner all the way in Swedish marathon

James Willstrop meets top seed Ali Farag By NATHAN CLARKE and JESPER PERSSON   The opening day of action at the 2018 UCS Swedish Open was dominated by marathon match-ups as the world’s best players treated the local crowd in Linköping, Sweden, to a thrilling display that saw five matches stretch beyond the hour mark. [...]

February 8, 2018 Guest Contributor News 0

Josh Masters meets Ali Farag in Swedish Open

Josh Masters meets Ali Farag in Swedish Open

By NATHAN CLARKE   England’s Joshua Masters pulled off a major upset in the final round of qualification at the 2018 UCS Swedish Open to down top seeded Adrian Waller – 23 places above him on the World Rankings – to secure a place in the main draw of the PSA M70 event taking place [...]

February 8, 2018 Guest Contributor News 0

Rivals Matthew and Willstrop seeded to contest last Nationals final

Rivals Matthew and Willstrop seeded to contest last Nationals final

Massaro and Evans set to clash in women’s last four By DONNA HELMER   The Dunlop National Squash Championships will play host to a series of mouthwatering encounters, with Nick Matthew and James Willstrop seeded to meet in a blockbuster final showdown, after the main draws were released this week. In the top half of [...]

February 3, 2018 Guest Contributor News 0

Richie Fallows and Nathan Lake reach Motor City main draw

Richie Fallows and Nathan Lake reach Motor City main draw

Fallows takes out Tamimi By Geoff Robinson   Bloomfield Hills, Michigan—Wednesday’s final Qualifying round at the Motor City Open presented by the Suburban Collection provided dramatic, edge of your seat squash that lasted well into the night at the Birmingham Athletic Club. Two back-to-back, five-game marathons on Court 2 kept butts in seats for well [...]

February 1, 2018 Guest Contributor News 0

Joy of six for Simon Rösner

Joy of six for Simon Rösner

German star back at PSA career high in rankings By ELLIE MAWSON   Germany’s Simon Rösner has returned to a career high World Ranking of No.6 following his J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions victory after the PSA Men’s World Rankings were released today (February 1). Rösner lifted his maiden PSA World Series title last week [...]

February 1, 2018 Guest Contributor News 0