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ElShorbagy and El Tayeb lock down the first post-Covid titles

ElShorbagy and El Tayeb lock down the first post-Covid titles

ElShorbagy and El Tayeb lock down the first post-Covid titles By SEAN REUTH – Squash Mad Correspondent Egyptian duo Mohamed ElShorbagy and Nour El Tayeb have won the first PSA World Tour event to take place following the suspension of the PSA World Tour due to COVID-19 after wins over Karim Abdel Gawad and Camille [...]

September 22, 2020 Guest Contributor News 0

Evans and Perry survive five-game battles to set up Manchester Open last eight clash

Evans and Perry survive five-game battles to set up Manchester Open last eight clash

Evans and Perry survive five-game battles to set up Manchester Open last eight clash By SEAN REUTHE – Squash Mad Correspondent The world’s top two British Players, Tesni Evans and Sarah-Jane Perry, narrowly escaped surprise defeats on day four of the 2020 Manchester Open, PSA Silver tournament after they claimed 3-2 victories over World No.14 [...]

September 19, 2020 Guest Contributor News 0

Paul Coll and Tarek Momen set up quarter-final clash in Manchester

Paul Coll and Tarek Momen set up quarter-final clash in Manchester

Paul Coll and Tarek Momen set up quarter-final clash in Manchester By SEAN REUTHE – Squash Mad Correspondent The quarter-finals of the 2020 Manchester Open will feature a rematch of last season’s PSA Men’s World Championship final after World No.4 Tarek Momen and World No.5 Paul Coll claimed wins on day three of the PSA [...]

September 18, 2020 Guest Contributor News 0

Tesni Evans and Declan James survive Manchester marathons

Tesni Evans and Declan James survive Manchester marathons

Tesni Evans and Declan James survive Manchester marathons By SEAN REUTHE – Squash Mad Correspondent The 2019 runner-up Tesni Evans narrowly avoided an opening round upset against Egypt’s Zeina Mickawy earlier today as she snuck a 3-2 victory to reach round two of the 2020 Manchester Open, PSA Silver tournament taking place at England’s National [...]

September 17, 2020 Guest Contributor News 0

Lucy Turmel to meet reigning champion Joelle King in Manchester

Lucy Turmel to meet reigning champion Joelle King in Manchester

Lucy Turmel to meet reigning champion Joelle King in Manchester By ELLIE MAWSON – Squash Mad Correspondent England’s Lucy Turmel will meet reigning champion Joelle King in the Manchester Open after a stunning victory in the first round upset the seedings. World No.37 Turmel defeated Egypt’s World No.19 Nada Abbas in four games on the [...]

September 16, 2020 Guest Contributor News 0

World Tour Finals: World No.1 Gohar and world champion El Sherbini in same group

World Tour Finals: World No.1 Gohar and world champion El Sherbini in same group

World Tour Finals: World No.1 Gohar and world champion El Sherbini in same group By SEAN REUTHE – Squash Mad Correspondent Women’s World No.1 Nouran Gohar and World Champion Nour El Sherbini will lock horns in Group A of the 2019-20 CIB PSA World Tour Finals as they do battle for the prestigious title at [...]

September 11, 2020 Guest Contributor News 0

Geoff Hunt interview via Sportageous: On Jahangir Khan, glass court expansion and Egypt’s dominance

Geoff Hunt interview via Sportageous: On Jahangir Khan, glass court expansion and Egypt’s dominance

Geoff Hunt interview via Sportageous: On Jahangir Khan, glass court expansion and Egypt’s dominance By ZUSHAN HASHMI – Squash Mad Correspondent and Founding Partner of Sportageous All you have to do is mention the name, Geoff Hunt, and squash fans old and new rave about the man’s sheer genius. Arguably, one of Australia’s all-time greatest [...]

September 9, 2020 Guest Contributor Interviews, News 0

Myyr Squash: Finns foil falling figures by breaking down barriers to welcome new players

Myyr Squash: Finns foil falling figures by breaking down barriers to welcome new players

Myyr Squash: Finns foil falling figures by breaking down barriers to welcome new players By LUUKAS RAATIKAINEN – Squash Mad Correspondent Squash needs to be affordable, visible and welcoming, break down any perceived or real barriers to entry, and reach out into local communities to attract new players, according a Squash Club Development Day held [...]

August 24, 2020 Guest Contributor Comment, Growing the game, News 0

Battle of words over future of squash in New York: Reasons for optimism by Cleve Miller

Battle of words over future of squash in New York: Reasons for optimism by Cleve Miller

The NYC Squash Renaissance: Reasons for optimism By CLEVE MILLER – Squash Mad Correspondent I have read with interest the ​article by Eduardo Alvarez​ in Squash Mad and ​the response by Guy Cipriano​ published yesterday in the Daily Squash Report. I’d like to comment on Mr. Cipriano’s post. (Shame he didn’t post here. Ed). Mr [...]

August 23, 2020 Guest Contributor Comment, Growing the game, News 10

Paradise Lost: Mauritius Open is the latest major casualty of the Covid-19 pandemic

Paradise Lost: Mauritius Open is the latest major casualty of the Covid-19 pandemic

Organisers hope to move Mauritius Open to June next year By SEAN REUTHE – Squash Mad Correspondent The Professional Squash Association (PSA) have confirmed that the Necker Mauritius Open 2020 Presented by Beachcomber has been cancelled due to the global COVID-19 pandemic. The PSA World Tour Gold tournament – which had been rescheduled to take [...]

July 3, 2020 Guest Contributor News 0

Temwa Chileshe’s hat-trick triumph in Unsquashable Series

Temwa Chileshe’s hat-trick triumph in Unsquashable Series

Teen Temwa hits back to win in five against training partner Joel By DAVE WORSLEY – Squash Mad Correspondent After four weeks of tough, grinding competition it was a third success success for teenage pro Temwa Chileshe in New Zealand’s Unsquashable Premier League as he staged a hard-fought comeback to defeat training partner and fellow [...]

June 7, 2020 Guest Contributor News 0

Arscott and Chileshe meet again in final match of Unsquashable XL Series

Arscott and Chileshe meet again in final match of Unsquashable XL Series

Chileshe bids for third XL title By DAVE WORSLEY – Squash Mad Correspondent in Auckland The two top players have emerged to a final showdown in the Squash Premier League in Auckland. After four weeks of tournament play, Joel Arscott and Temwa Chileshe will meet in the final match to maintain a keen rivalry which [...]

June 6, 2020 Guest Contributor News 0

Arscott and Chileshe advance in Unsquashable XL Series

Arscott and Chileshe advance in Unsquashable XL Series

Shot-makers Chileshe and Fatialofa turn on the style in final XL tournament By DAVE WORSLEY – Squash Mad Correspondent in Auckland The start of the final weekend of the Premier Squash League left no doubt that even in a round robin format that players were there to win and weren’t leaving anyone wondering about their [...]

June 5, 2020 Guest Contributor News 0

Temwa Chileshe takes second XL title

Temwa Chileshe takes second XL title

Chileshe repeats victory over training partner Arscott By DAVE WORSLEY – Squash Mad Correspondent in Auckland Rising New Zealand squash star, Temwa Chileshe scored his second Premier Squash League title after he repeated his week one victory with success over Joel Arscott. Chileshe, who is 19 years old and ranked at 337 in the world, [...]

May 31, 2020 Guest Contributor News 0

Repeat final in week three of Unsquashable Premier League

Repeat final in week three of Unsquashable Premier League

  Arscott looks for revenge against Chileshe By DAVE WORSLEY – Squash Mad Correspondent in Auckland It will be a repeat of week one’s Unsquashable Premier League final when Joel Arscott and Temwa Chileshe face off for the title on the third week of the competition held at the SquashXL Club in Auckland, New Zealand. [...]

May 30, 2020 Guest Contributor News 0