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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

Nour El Tayeb moves up to No.3 in world rankings

Nour El Tayeb moves up to No.3 in world rankings

Nour El Sherbini stays top for 22nd month By ELLIE MAWSON   Egypt’s Nour El Tayeb has moved into the world’s top three for the first time in her career after the PSA Women’s World Rankings were released today (February 1). El Tayeb moves up four places courtesy of a semi-final placing at the inaugural [...]

February 1, 2018 Guest Contributor News 0

World finals could be repeated at Windy City Open

World finals could be repeated at Windy City Open

Half a million dollars prize money split by men and women By ELLIE MAWSON   The 2018 Windy City Open presented by the Walter Family and EquiTrust Life Insurance Company is in line to host repeats of both the 2017 men’s and women’s PSA World Championship finals after the draw for the PSA World Series [...]

February 1, 2018 Guest Contributor News 0

Josh Masters and Lisa Aitken top seeds in TRAC North of Scotland Open

Josh Masters and Lisa Aitken top seeds in TRAC North of Scotland Open

New women’s event boosts popular Aberdeen tournament By MIKE HEGARTY   2018 will be the fifth anniversary of the TRAC Oil & Gas North of Scotland Open. This year it’s extra, extra special as for the first time we’ve been able to add a Ladies PSA W5 to our programme alongside the Men’s PSA M10. [...]

February 1, 2018 Mike Hegarty News, Squash Around The World 0

The magic of the glass court powers squash in Poland

The magic of the glass court powers squash in Poland

Kids get a buzz for the game when they step inside the glass box By ROSANNA RADLINSKA – Squash Mad European Correspondent   Have you ever thought how big a role the glass court plays when it comes to popularising squash? I didn’t want to write anything about the glass court itself until I’ve seen [...]

January 26, 2018 Rosanna Radlinska-Tyma Growing the game, News 2

Corby Squash Campaign Gathers Momentum through Historic Team Match

Corby Squash Campaign Gathers Momentum through Historic Team Match

Corby Squash Campaign Gathers Momentum through Historic Team Match By JAMES ROBERTS – Squash Mad Reporter   A squash team from Corby, a town in the East Midlands of England now approaching a population of almost 70,000 people, making it the largest place in the UK with no squash courts, will tomorrow travel to Brackley [...]

January 26, 2018 James Roberts News 0

Matthew and Massaro top seeds in Nationals

Matthew and Massaro top seeds in Nationals

Best of British in Manchester By ALAN THATCHER   Nick Matthew and Laura Massaro have been named as top seeds by England Squash for next month’s Dunlop British National Squash Championships to be staged at the National Squash Centre in Manchester from February 15-18. Joining the defending champion and record nine-time champion Nick Matthew in [...]

January 26, 2018 Alan Thatcher News, Squash Around The World 0

Simon Rösner and Nour El Sherbini win thrilling Tournament of Champions finals in New York

Simon Rösner and Nour El Sherbini win thrilling Tournament of Champions finals in New York

‘I didn’t come here expecting to win but this is what you work for every day – it’s unbelievable’ says Rösner By SEAN REUTHE in New York    Men’s World No.8 Simon Rösner and women’s World No.1 Nour El Sherbini prevailed on finals day at the 2018 J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions, beating Egyptian duo Tarek [...]

January 26, 2018 Guest Contributor News 0

Nick Matthew and James Willstrop seeded to clash at Canary Wharf

Nick Matthew and James Willstrop seeded to clash at Canary Wharf

Brutal 2010 semi-final one of the best matches in history By ALAN THATCHER   The 2018 Canary Wharf Classic could play host to the final chapter of one of squash’s most riveting rivalries in March, with England’s three-time world champion Nick Matthew and domestic rival James Willstrop seeded to meet in what would be an [...]

January 26, 2018 Alan Thatcher News 0

Simon Rösner stuns top seed Gregory Gaultier to reach Tournament of Champions final

Simon Rösner stuns top seed Gregory Gaultier to reach Tournament of Champions final

‘I’ve lost to him about 30 times and this is the best feeling in the world’ By ALAN THATCHER and SEAN REUTHE   World No.8 Simon Rösner became the first German squash player to reach a PSA World Series final after he stunned World No.1 Gregory Gaultier in the semi-finals of the 2018 J.P. Morgan [...]

January 25, 2018 Alan Thatcher News 0

Husband and wife on the march as Nour El Tayeb and Ali Farag make ToC semi-finals

Husband and wife on the march as Nour El Tayeb and Ali Farag make ToC semi-finals

Nour topples world champion Raneem El Welily as Ali ends Ramy Ashour’s run By SEAN REUTHE in New York   Egyptian couple Nour El Tayeb and Ali Farag both advanced into the semi-finals of the 2018 J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions after claiming huge wins over world champion Raneem El Welily and three-time winner Ramy [...]

January 24, 2018 Guest Contributor News 0

Emotional night as Gregory Gaultier ends Nick Matthew’s Grand Central journey

Emotional night as Gregory Gaultier ends Nick Matthew’s Grand Central journey

Lifelong rival holds Matthew’s hand aloft after epic battle in New York By ALAN THATCHER and NATHAN CLARKE   Nick Matthew, one of the greatest champions of them all, bade an emotional farewell to Grand Central Terminal with his arm held aloft by Gregory Gaultier, the man who had just clinched victory in an epic [...]

January 23, 2018 Alan Thatcher News 0

Rooney and Turmel win British U-23 titles at Roehampton

Rooney and Turmel win British U-23 titles at Roehampton

By PAUL LINDSAY at the Roehampton Club   Patrick Rooney and Lucy Turmel won the Carter Jonas Under-23 British Open finals at the Roehampton Club. They were two entertaining encounters, showing the depth in potential in UK squash. The men’s final was a truly entertaining battle for the large crowd and a game that showed [...]

January 22, 2018 Alan Thatcher News, Squash Around The World 0

Another ToC shock as Ryan Cuskelly beats world champion Mohamed ElShorbagy

Another ToC shock as Ryan Cuskelly beats world champion Mohamed ElShorbagy

‘Biggest win of my career, and it’s so special being here in New York’  By SEAN REUTHE in New York   Australian Ryan Cuskelly pulled off the biggest win of his career as he knocked world champion Mohamed ElShorbagy out of the 2018 J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions in a thrilling second round battle on [...]

January 22, 2018 Guest Contributor News 0

Rooney meets Wall in British Under-23 final

Rooney meets Wall in British Under-23 final

By PAUL LINDSAY   Patrick Rooney meets Nick Wall in the men’s final of the Carter Jonas British Under-23 Championship at Roehampton.  Carter Jonas Under-23 British Open, Men’s Quarter Finals: Patrick Rooney bt Jack Martell 3-1: 11/7, 8/11, 11/3, 11/7 Elliot Devred Morris bt Owain Taylor 3-1: 11/7, 12/10, 9/11, 11/7 Tom Walsh bt Seigo [...]

January 21, 2018 Guest Contributor News, Squash Around The World 0