Squash Mad

All posts by

English trio Gina Kennedy, Lucy Beecroft and Amelia Henley in 2019-2020 All-America College teams

English trio Gina Kennedy, Lucy Beecroft and Amelia Henley in 2019-2020 All-America College teams

Cavaliers trio first nominees from UVA By College Squash Reporters The College Squash Association (CSA) presented the 2019-2020 All-America teams on Tuesday. The All-America selections have exhibited the highest standard of college squash excellence both during the regular season and throughout championship play. Representatives from 12 different CSA member institutions make up the men’s and [...]

March 25, 2020 Guest Contributor News 0

Coronavirus: No more blokey jokes as Australia shuts down for six months

Coronavirus: No more blokey jokes as Australia shuts down for six months

  All indoor sporting venues have to close in the next 24 hours By ALEXIA CLONDA – Squash Mad Correspondent All squash courts in Australia will be closed down following the latest directive from The Commonwealth and State Governments. I have just heard the announcement that we are shutting down in response to the coronavirus [...]

March 22, 2020 Guest Contributor News 0

Letter from Australia: Borders are closed but the National Squash Centre is still open

Letter from Australia: Borders are closed but the National Squash Centre is still open

Carrara Centre stays open but hygiene rules are in place Letter from Down Under: By ALEXIA CLONDA – Squash Mad Correspondent (First posted March 21) Australia’s borders are closed but the National Squash Centre is still open. Here Down Under we have just closed our borders, our two major airlines have halted all international flights, [...]

March 21, 2020 Guest Contributor News 0

Gina Kennedy and Marwan Tarek make it a Harvard double in College Individual finals

Gina Kennedy and Marwan Tarek make it a Harvard double in College Individual finals

Gina finishes college career with third Ramsay Cup triumph By College Squash Reporters Georgina Kennedy and Marwan Tarek, both of Harvard University, won their respective 2020 College Squash Association (CSA) National Collegiate Individual Championships at the University of Pennsylvania Squash Center in Philadelphia, PA. Kennedy, a senior and four-time finalist, captured her third Ramsay Cup, [...]

March 15, 2020 Guest Contributor News 0

Diego Elias rises up PSA World Tour Finals Leaderboard

Diego Elias rises up PSA World Tour Finals Leaderboard

Peruvian pushes up to seventh in the list By ELLIE MAWSON – Squash Mad Correspondent Peru’s World No.6 Diego Elias has moved into the top eight of the PSA World Tour Finals Leaderboard following his victory at the Motor City Open last month. Elias defeated Egypt’s Mohamed ElSherbini in the final in Detroit to win [...]

March 5, 2020 Guest Contributor News 0

Drama as Ali Farag and Nour El Sherbini storm to Windy City Open titles

Drama as Ali Farag and Nour El Sherbini storm to Windy City Open titles

Farag stops Coll from claiming a trio of Egyptian scalps  By SEAN REUTHE – Squash Mad Correspondent Egyptian duo Ali Farag and Nour El Sherbini have been crowned champions of the 2020 Windy City Open, presented by the Walter Family, after they achieved thrilling five-game victories over men’s World No.5 Paul Coll and women’s World [...]

March 5, 2020 Guest Contributor News 0

Paul Coll powers into first Platinum final

Paul Coll powers into first Platinum final

‘I have a great coach, a great team behind me, and hopefully I can reach the top’  By SEAN REUTHE – Squash Mad Correspondent New Zealand’s World No.5 Paul Coll has reached his first ever PSA World Tour Platinum final after overcoming Egypt’s World No.4 Karim Abdel Gawad in their semi-final clash at the Windy [...]

March 4, 2020 Guest Contributor News 0

Angry ElShorbagy rages at PSA in Facebook video

Angry ElShorbagy rages at PSA in Facebook video

World No.1’s fury at disciplinary verdict handed out before Windy City Open loss to Paul Coll By ROD GILMOUR – Squash Mad Correspondent Mohamed Elshorbagy, Egypt’s Bristol-based world No 1, has launched an explosive attack on the Professional Squash Association (PSA) after being sent a disciplinary email by the players’ body hours before losing at [...]

March 3, 2020 Guest Contributor News 1

Harvard dominate College season with men’s and women’s team titles

Harvard dominate College season with men’s and women’s team titles

Victor Crouin leads a Crimson team with incredible depth By College Squash Correspondents Harvard University won the Potter Cup on Sunday evening, earning the National Championship with 5-0 win against University of Pennsylvania. This is the second straight year that Harvard has won the College Squash Association (CSA) National Men’s Team Championship and the 27th [...]

March 2, 2020 Guest Contributor News 0

Welsh wizard Joel Makin makes it into the world top ten

Welsh wizard Joel Makin makes it into the world top ten

First Welshman in top 10 since David Evans in 2002 By ELLIE MAWSON – Squash Mad Correspondent Joel Makin has become the first Welshman since David Evans in 2002 to break the top 10 after the PSA Men’s World Rankings for March were released today (March 1). Makin, the 25-year-old from Pembrokeshire, rises one place [...]

March 1, 2020 Guest Contributor News 0

Belgium’s Tinne Gilis break into women’s top 20

Belgium’s Tinne Gilis break into women’s top 20

Raneem reigns for 15th consecutive month By ELLIE MAWSON – Squash Mad Correspondent Belgium’s Tinne Gilis has achieved a career-high World Ranking of No.19 after breaking into the top 20 for the first time in her career following the release of the PSA Women’s World Rankings for March today (March 1). The 21-year-old from Mol [...]

March 1, 2020 Guest Contributor News 0

Nour El Tayeb tumbles as seeds suffer on day of shocks in Windy City Open

Nour El Tayeb tumbles as seeds suffer on day of shocks in Windy City Open

Lucy Turmel meets Rowan Elaraby in battle of the giant killers   By SEAN REUTHE – Squash Mad Correspondent Nour El Tayeb and Joelle King, the 2018 finalists, fell to shock defeats against World No.20 Rowan Elaraby and World No.19 Nadine Shahin on day two of the 2020 Windy City Open presented by the Walter Family [...]

February 29, 2020 Guest Contributor News 0

Daryl Selby wins Chicago marathon as injured Asal bows out

Daryl Selby wins Chicago marathon as injured Asal bows out

Sabrina Sobhy makes it three Americans in round two By SEAN REUTHE – Squash Mad Correspondent Two amazing marathon matches lit up day one of the Windy City Open presented by the Walter Family, with astonishing triumphs for Egypt’s Youssef Soliman and England veteran Selby. Egypt’s World No.19 Mostafa Asal suffered a surprise defeat against [...]

February 28, 2020 Guest Contributor News 0

Sublime Sobhy soars to success in Cincinatti final

Sublime Sobhy soars to success in Cincinatti final

‘My team and I looked at every part of my game and I have come back stronger’ By NATHAN DUGAN – Squash Mad Correspondent Amanda Sobhy may have had a January to forget on the PSA World Tour, but tonight she showed a packed house that 2020 could be a very good year for her [...]

February 25, 2020 Guest Contributor News 0

Max Forster and Katie Malliff headline Dunlop English Junior Championships draws

Max Forster and Katie Malliff headline Dunlop English Junior Championships draws

Record entry heading to Hull for English Juniors By DONNA HELMER – Squash Mad Correspondent Former champions Max Forster and Katie Malliff have been named as Boys and Girls Under 19 top seeds respectively in the Dunlop English Junior Championships 2020 (EJC) in Hull from March 5-8. This year’s championships will feature a record 324 [...]

February 25, 2020 Guest Contributor Squash Around The World 0