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Colombia’s Rodriguez Reaches First World Series Final at British Open as Defending Champions Bow Out

Colombia’s Rodriguez Reaches First World Series Final at British Open as Defending Champions Bow Out

Colombian Miguel Angel Rodriguez celebrates his semi-final win over Raphael Kandra of Germany Colombia’s Rodriguez Reaches First World Series Final at British Open as Defending Champions Bow Out By SEAN REUTHE – PSA World Tour   World No.14 Miguel Angel Rodriguez has become the first South American squash player ever to reach a PSA World Series [...]

May 19, 2018 Guest Contributor News 0

Defending Champion Massaro Hungry for More British Open Glory

Defending Champion Massaro Hungry for More British Open Glory

Defending Champion Massaro Hungry for More British Open Glory By ELLIE MAWSON – PSA World Tour   Defending Allam British Open women’s champion Laura Massaro is hungry for more success on home soil when the tournament takes place May 15-20 at Hull’s Airco Arena. Massaro defeated compatriot Sarah-Jane Perry in last year’s final to become [...]

May 9, 2018 Guest Contributor News 0

New York City Hails World’s First Public Outdoor Squash Court

New York City Hails World’s First Public Outdoor Squash Court

New York City Hails World’s First Public Outdoor Squash Court By PETER SCHMIDL – ASB SquashCourts   The unveiling of the world’s first public squash court in New York City has generated considerable public interest in the US city. The pioneering project is the initiative of the Public Squash Foundation, whose goal is to offer [...]

May 8, 2018 Guest Contributor News 0

Defending Champion Massaro Within Touching Distance of World Series Finals Qualification

Defending Champion Massaro Within Touching Distance of World Series Finals Qualification

Defending Champion Massaro Within Touching Distance of World Series Finals Qualification By SEAN REUTHE – PSA World Tour   England’s World No.7 Laura Massaro moved closer to qualification for next month’s ATCO PSA Dubai World Series Finals after her semi-final finish at last week’s El Gouna International saw her move up to fifth on the [...]

May 1, 2018 Guest Contributor News 0

El Welily Cuts Gap on El Sherbini in Women’s World Rankings

El Welily Cuts Gap on El Sherbini in Women’s World Rankings

El Welily Cuts Gap on El Sherbini in Women’s World Rankings By SEAN REUTHE- PSA World Tour   Raneem El Welily’s title win at the inaugural women’s El Gouna International last week has cut the gap between her and current World No.1 Nour El Sherbini to under 250 points after the PSA Women’s World Rankings [...]

May 1, 2018 Guest Contributor News 0

Marwan ElShorbagy Reaches Top Three in Men’s May World Rankings

Marwan ElShorbagy Reaches Top Three in Men’s May World Rankings

Marwan ElShorbagy Reaches Top Three in Men’s May World Rankings By SEAN REUTHE – PSA World Tour   Bristol-based Egyptian Marwan ElShorbagy has today overtaken France’s Gregory Gaultier to reach a career-high World No.3 ranking and complete the first all-Egyptian presence amongst the world’s top three positions on the men’s tour since April 2009. The [...]

May 1, 2018 Guest Contributor News 0

Angus Gillams and Kace Bartley take Dulwich titles

Angus Gillams and Kace Bartley take Dulwich titles

Quality squash and capacity crowds at Dulwich By TIM GARNER   The 2018 edition of the Dulwich Open sponsored by Dulwich Tandoori saw new winners engraved on the trophies as the club once again witnessed some high quality squash. Top seed and World no.76 Angus Gillams was in ruthless form as he swept through the [...]

March 19, 2018 Guest Contributor News, Squash Around The World 0

Resurgent Ramy Ashour roars to Grasshopper Cup triumph over Mohamed ElShorbagy

Resurgent Ramy Ashour roars to Grasshopper Cup triumph over Mohamed ElShorbagy

‘It’s been a hard two years and I am pouring with emotion’ By NATHAN CLARKE   A peerless performance from maverick three-time World Champion Ramy Ashour saw the 30-year-old Egyptian end compatriot Mohamed ElShorbagy’s 12-match winning streak to triumph in the final of the 2018 Grasshopper Cup – his first title win in seven months. [...]

March 19, 2018 Guest Contributor News 1

James Willstrop stuns Karim Abdel Gawad in Grasshopper Cup

James Willstrop stuns Karim Abdel Gawad in Grasshopper Cup

Veteran stars roll back the years in Zurich By NATHAN CLARKE   James Willstrop rolled back the years, and conjured up a spectacular triple-fake winner in the process, as he beat former world champion Karim Abdel Gawad in the quarter-finals of the Grasshopper Cup in Zurich, Switzerland. World No.1 Mohamed ElShorbagy put on a masterclass [...]

March 17, 2018 Guest Contributor News 0

Gregory Gaultier springs back into action in Grasshopper Cup

Gregory Gaultier springs back into action in Grasshopper Cup

French ace topples local hero Nic Mueller By NATHAN CLARKE in Zurich   Following a two-month injury enforced absence, 2017 tournament winner Gregory Gaultier marked his return to competitive action on the PSA World Tour with a straight-games defeat of local hero Nicolas Müller in the first round of the 2018 Grasshopper Cup in Zurich. [...]

March 14, 2018 Guest Contributor News 0

Nick Wall and Elise Lazarus claim English Junior titles

Nick Wall and Elise Lazarus claim English Junior titles

‘So happy to win my fifth English junior title’ says Lazarus By DONNA HELMER   The country’s brightest young prospects battled for national glory at the Dunlop English Junior Championships (EJC) on an extraordinary finals day which saw four top seeds overpowered. Yorkshire’s Nick Wall [seeded two] overcame Boys Under 19 top seed Top Walsh [...]

March 12, 2018 Guest Contributor News, Squash Around The World 0

Best of Three: How about trying best of seven?

Best of Three: How about trying best of seven?

The game needs more pressure points – here’s an idea to make it happen  By PAUL MAIN    Best of three? What’s the point? In a doff of my cap to Daryl Selby and Cameron Pilley, I could call this piece Comment from the Balcony as that’s generally where I am at pro events! Much debate [...]

March 7, 2018 Guest Contributor Comment, Growing the game, News 3

LycaHealth sponsor Canary Wharf Corporate Challenge

LycaHealth sponsor Canary Wharf Corporate Challenge

By SEAN REUTHE   Private healthcare service LycaHealth have been announced as the Official Health Partner of the 2018 Canary Wharf Classic, PSA M100 tournament and will sponsor the annual Corporate Challenge held on finals night on March 9 at London’s iconic East Wintergarden. The deal, which was brokered by Leverage Agency, will see this [...]

March 2, 2018 Guest Contributor News, Squash Around The World 0

First million-dollar World Championships in Chicago

First million-dollar World Championships in Chicago

Walter Family confirm ‘double your money’ milestone in squash By SEAN REUTHE   The 2018-19 Professional Squash Association World Championships will become the first squash tournament to award a $1 million prize as part of a multi-year sponsorship deal with the Chicago-based Walter Family, the association announced today. As part of the agreement, the City [...]

March 1, 2018 Guest Contributor Growing the game, News 0

Amanda Sobhy soars back into the world top 20

Amanda Sobhy soars back into the world top 20

Four Egyptians in top five By SEAN REUTHE   United States star Amanda Sobhy has risen 12 places to No.18 in the PSA Women’s March World Rankings to break back into the world’s top 20 for the first time since October 2017. A ruptured achilles sustained while match ball up in the semi-finals of the [...]

March 1, 2018 Guest Contributor News 0