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Tarek Momen wins his first major – and it’s the World Championship!

Tarek Momen wins his first major – and it’s the World Championship!

Tarek Momen is the World Champion By ALEX WAN – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor Egypt’s Tarek Momen was crowned World Champion today at the Khalifa International Tennis and Squash Complex. The World No.3 put up a stellar performance to beat New Zealand’s World No.5 Paul Coll in straight games to win his maiden World [...]

November 15, 2019 Alex Wan News 0

Paul Coll and Tarek Momen to contest World Champs final

Paul Coll and Tarek Momen to contest World Champs final

Paul Coll creates history as first Kiwi to play in the World Champs final since Ross Norman in 1986 as Tarek Momen reaches his second successive final By ALEX WAN – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor Paul Coll and Tarek Momen will contest the 2019 PSA Men’s World Championships final tomorrow after they both won [...]

November 14, 2019 Alex Wan News 0

Marwan wins the ElShorbagy battle to ensure new World Champion

Marwan wins the ElShorbagy battle to ensure new World Champion

A new World Champion to be crowned after Marwan stops elder brother Mohamed By ALEX WAN – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor There will be a new name etched onto the PSA Men’s World Championship trophy on Friday after Mohamed ElShorbagy was beaten by his own younger brother Marwan in a seesaw match that went [...]

November 13, 2019 Alex Wan News 0

Paul Coll fully tested by Omar Mosaad in two hour thriller

Paul Coll fully tested by Omar Mosaad in two hour thriller

Paul Coll survives while Zahed Salem takes out Miguel Rodriguez By ALEX WAN – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor Zahed Salem produced the upset of the day here at the Khalifa Tennis and Squash Centre in Doha, Qatar when he took out the flashy Columbian Miguel Rodriguez. But it was Paul Coll and Omar Mosaad [...]

November 12, 2019 Alex Wan News 1

Amazing display of accuracy sends Willstrop into the last eight

Amazing display of accuracy sends Willstrop into the last eight

It’s joy for England’s Willstrop while fairy tale for Tamimi ends By ALEX WAN – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor James Willstrop rolled back the years today as he put up a magnificent display to send third seed and 2016 World Champion Karim Abdel Gawad packing in the last 16 of the 2019 Men’s World [...]

November 11, 2019 Alex Wan News 0

All seeds from bottom half through to last 16

All seeds from bottom half through to last 16

No upsets but heartbreak for Leo Au By ALEX WAN – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor There were no upsets on the lower half of the draw today as all seeds made it through to the round of 16. Five Egyptians, led by top seed Mohamed ElShorbagy, Marwan ElShorbagy, Mohamed Abouelghar, Omar Mosaad and Zahed [...]

November 10, 2019 Alex Wan News 0

More Qatari joy as Abdulla Al Tamimi betters own record by making it into last 16 of World Champs

More Qatari joy as Abdulla Al Tamimi betters own record by making it into last 16 of World Champs

On fire Abdulla Al Tamimi powers through into the last 16 By ALEX WAN – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor Abdulla Al Tamimi rewrote his own history today when he broke a record he made barely 24 hours ago at the Khalifah Tennis and Squash Centre in Doha. After being the first Qatari to reach [...]

November 9, 2019 Alex Wan News 0

Historic double for Qatar as Tamimi and Amjad make second round of World Championships

Historic double for Qatar as Tamimi and Amjad make second round of World Championships

Tamimi overcomes home court jitters to make second round of World Champs By ALEX WAN – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor History was made today at the Khalifa Tennis and Squash Centre when two Qataris made it into the second round of the 2019 Men’s World Championships held here in Doha, Qatar. Top player Abdulla [...]

November 8, 2019 Alex Wan News 0

Nour El Sherbini and Karim Gawad qualify for PSA World Tour Finals

Nour El Sherbini and Karim Gawad qualify for PSA World Tour Finals

Joel Makin in fifth place as chase hots up for finale in Egypt By ELLIE MAWSON – Squash Mad Correspondent Egypt’s Nour El Sherbini and Karim Abdel Gawad have qualified for the season-ending PSA World Tour Finals after they claimed the PSA Women’s World Championship and CIB Egyptian Squash Open titles, respectively. Former World No.1 [...]

November 5, 2019 Alan Thatcher News 0

Fifth British Junior Closed title for Sam Todd as Denis Gilevskiy makes history for Ireland

Fifth British Junior Closed title for Sam Todd as Denis Gilevskiy makes history for Ireland

Top titles for Todd and Adderley By ELIZABETH BOTCHERBY – Squash Mad Correspondent The Dunlop British Junior Championships 2019 reached a dramatic conclusion as eight of the top seeds triumphed, with Ireland’s Denis Gilevskiy making history by becoming the first Irishman to lift the Boys Under 17 title. Champions were crowned from five English counties, [...]

November 4, 2019 Alan Thatcher News 0

British Juniors: Lewis Anderson topples Max Forster to set up showdown with Sam Todd

British Juniors: Lewis Anderson topples Max Forster to set up showdown with Sam Todd

Anderson aims for flying finale By ELIZABETH BOTCHERBY – Squash Mad Correspondent Warwickshire’s Lewis Anderson overcame top seed Max Forster (Northumbria) in a thrilling four-setter to reach his second consecutive Dunlop British Junior Championships (BJC) BU19 final on the all-glass show court at the University of Nottingham. The 3/4 seed Anderson, the World Junior bronze [...]

November 3, 2019 Alan Thatcher News 0

Nour El Sherbini takes fourth world title after producing power and perfection at the Pyramids

Nour El Sherbini takes fourth world title after producing power and perfection at the Pyramids

Back from a knee injury, Nour wins world title and $61,000 in prize money  By SEAN REUTHE – Squash Mad Correspondent Egypt’s Nour El Sherbini celebrated her 24th birthday in style as she captured her fourth World Championship trophy after overcoming compatriot and World No.1 Raneem El Welily in front of Cairo’s spectacular Great Pyramid [...]

November 1, 2019 Alan Thatcher News 0

Nouran Gohar goes back up to No.2 in the world

Nouran Gohar goes back up to No.2 in the world

British and US Open triumphs confirm her return to top form By SEAN REUTHE – Squash Mad Correspondent Egypt’s Nouran Gohar has returned to World No.2 in the PSA Women’s World Rankings. Gohar reached a career-high ranking of World No.2 in January 2017 but a loss of form and motivation saw her drop out of [...]

November 1, 2019 Alan Thatcher News 0

Adrian Waller breaks into world top 20

Adrian Waller breaks into world top 20

Another new England number one By SEAN REUTHE and ALAN THATCHER Ever since Nick Matthew retired, England has witnessed something of a merry-go-round as James Willstrop, Daryl Selby and Declan James have enjoyed spells as the new national number one. Now we can add Adrian Waller to the list. Waller, from a squash-loving family in [...]

November 1, 2019 Alan Thatcher News 0

Egypt’s Raneem and Nour meet in local battle to rule the world

Egypt’s Raneem and Nour meet in local battle to rule the world

Home rule for Egyptian squash dynasty By SEAN REUTHE – Squash Mad Correspondent Three years on from becoming the first female squash players in history to contest a final in front of Cairo’s spectacular Great Pyramid of Giza, World No.1 Raneem El Welily and World No.4 Nour El Sherbini will once again go head-to-head at [...]

October 31, 2019 Alan Thatcher News 0