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As courts reopen in the UK, WSF postpones World Junior Championships due to Covid

By ALAN THATCHER - Squash Mad Editor As squash players in many parts of the UK celebrated a return to the courts yesterday after a...

Back to court: Staffs Squash ready to tie the knot on new creative plan

Plan to bring back the glory days is ready to roll out By JAMES ROBERTS - Squash Mad Columnist There is no doubt that Covid-19 has...

HRH Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh: The Prince and the tale of the missing British Open trophy

Andrew Shelley reminisces on fond memories of Prince Philip’s links to squash By ANDREW SHELLEY - Squash Mad Correspondent The Duke of Edinburgh was an enthusiastic...

Manchester Open moves to June as Mauritius event is held up by travel ban

By ALAN THATCHER - Squash Mad Editor The 2021 Manchester Open, originally scheduled for 19-25 April, has been postponed until June as part of an...

Andy Whipp: Coaches will follow the money but top nations need to hang on to their major assets

By ANDY WHIPP – Squash Mad Columnist This week I wanted to have a look at elite professional squash players who have become coaches. Any...

Jethro Binns interview: Building SquashSkills into a force for good in the game

‘Our ambition is to qualify two new coaches in every club around the world’ INTERVIEW by ALAN THATCHER - Squash Mad Editor Jethro Binns has been...

Rooney roars past James and Perry halts Kennedy to win Super 8 titles in Manchester

By ANDY PILLING - Squash Mad Correspondent Patrick Rooney produced a phenomenal performance to beat top seed Declan James in straight games in the men’s...

Super 8 final showdowns: Perry meets Kennedy and James faces Rooney

By ANDY PILLING - Squash Mad Correspondent Two outstanding finals are in prospect at the AJ Bell England Squash Super 8, with Sarah-Jane Perry meeting...

Gina Kennedy topples Alison Waters in Super 8 stunner on day one in Manchester

By ALAN THATCHER - Squash Mad Editor Georgina Kennedy claimed another important victory on day one of the AJ Bell Super 8 competition promoted by...

Andy Whipp: After lockdown I’d love to bring back the fun and drama of Super League nights

By ANDY WHIPP - Squash Mad Correspondent Lockdown has given us all plenty of time to daydream about all the things we miss most in...

Marwan ElShorbagy gets a Black Ball bounce back in to the world top five

By ALAN THATCHER - Squash Mad Editor Egypt’s Marwan ElShorbagy has broken back into the top five for the first time since December 2018 after...

Amanda Sobhy soars to career-high position of five in PSA world rankings

Due to an error which incorrectly calculated the April PSA Women’s World Rankings earlier today, the Professional Squash Association (PSA) has issued an update following a...

Andy Whipp: Developing individual technique is far more important than creating squash clones

‘Every top Egyptian player has a very different, unique style’ By ANDY WHIPP - Squash Mad Columnist I am pleased to offer some advice on technique...

Marwan ElShorbagy’s Black Ball win sends him through to CIB World Tour Finals

By ALAN THATCHER - Squash Mad Editor Egypt’s Marwan ElShorbagy has qualified for the 2020-21 CIB PSA World Tour Finals following his CIB Black Ball...

Andy Whipp: Focus on Fearless Fares and Southpaw Sobhy, two players who have used lockdown to improve

‘Astounding for players to perform at that level after 12 months of uncertainty and lack of competition’ By ANDY WHIPP - Squash Mad Columnist I think...

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