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Bengy’s a model pro

Bengy’s a model pro

Ong Beng Hee is the new face of a men’s grooming range in Malaysia called Masculine. At a photo-shoot in Kl last week, Bengy posed for pictures with his shirt undone to the waist and surrounded by glamorous models. “Being active in sports is one of the best ways to keep fit and healthy,” said [...]

April 14, 2011 Alan Thatcher Alan's Blog, News 0

World Squash Day 2011: Here Come The Girls

World Squash Day 2011: Here Come The Girls

World Squash Day 2011 will be dedicated to encouraging more female particpation in squash and racketball. The date is November 5th 2011, and an official announcement is on its way soon.   [...]

April 13, 2011 Alan Thatcher News, World Squash Day, WSF 0

PSA: El Hindi wins Williamstown final

PSA: El Hindi wins Williamstown final

RESULTS: PSA International 25 True North Berkshire Open, Williamstown, Mass, USA Final: [1] Wael El Hindi (EGY) bt Tom Richards (ENG) 11-9, 11-7, 11-9 (38m) El Hindi Battles To Berkshire Title Egypt’s top seed Wael El Hindi rounded off an excellent run in the True North Berkshire Open by beating unseeded Englishman Tom Richards in straight games in the final of [...]

April 12, 2011 Alan Thatcher News 0

James Willstrop leads mammoth bike challenge

James Willstrop leads mammoth bike challenge

Squash star’s family attempt mammoth cycle challenge The Lesley Willstrop squash doubles tournament, which has raised close to £25,000 for various charities, will take place for the fourth time in September 2011, and in addition to this year’s event Lesley’s three sons will be attempting an epic challenge of cycling coast to coast. World no [...]

April 10, 2011 Alan Thatcher News 0

PSA: Richards rocks Razik, then chops Kemp

PSA: Richards rocks Razik, then chops Kemp

RESULTS: PSA International 25 True North Berkshire Open, Williamstown, Mass, USA Quarter-finals: [1] Wael El Hindi (EGY) bt Arturo Salazar (MEX) 11-5, 11-6, 11-8 [3] Miguel Angel Rodriguez (COL) bt Borja Golan (ESP) 5-11, 11-9, 10-12, 11-6, 11-8 (94m) Tom Richards (ENG) bt [4] Shahier Razik (CAN) 11-7, 11-5, 8-11, 7-11, 11-8 (85m) [2] Jonathan Kemp (ENG) bt Mohd Nafiizwan Adnan (MAS) 11-7, [...]

April 10, 2011 Alan Thatcher News 0

WISPA: Nicol David celebrates Cayman treble

WISPA: Nicol David celebrates Cayman treble

RESULTS: Cedrus Investments Cayman Islands Open, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands Final: [1] Nicol David (MAS) bt [2] Jenny Duncalf (ENG) 11-7, 11-6, 12-14, 11-4 (59m) Nicol David Celebrates Cayman Islands Hat-Trick Nicol David celebrated her third successful title at the Cedrus Investments Women’s Cayman Islands Open – but the world number one from Malaysia had to work for almost [...]

April 10, 2011 Alan Thatcher News 0

WISPA: Duncalf downs Grinham in Cayman marathon

WISPA: Duncalf downs Grinham in Cayman marathon

RESULTS: Cedrus Investments Cayman Islands Open, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands Semi-finals: [1] Nicol David (MAS) bt [Q] Donna Urquhart (AUS) 11-6, 11-8, 11-5 (30m) [2] Jenny Duncalf (ENG) bt [3] Rachael Grinham (AUS) 15-13, 10-12, 4-11, 11-7, 12-10 (76m) David & Duncalf In Dream Cayman Climax Nicol David and Jenny Duncalf will contest the dream Cedrus Investments Women’s Cayman Islands Open final [...]

April 9, 2011 Alan Thatcher News 0

PSA: Kemp beats Illingworth in battle of Williamstown

PSA: Kemp beats Illingworth in battle of Williamstown

RESULTS: PSA International 25 True North Berkshire Open, Williamstown, Mass, USA 1st round (lower half of draw): [4] Shahier Razik (CAN) bt [Q] David Phillips (CAN) 11-7, 11-9, 6-11, 11-5 (50m) Tom Richards (ENG) bt [Q] Shaun le Roux (ENG) 13-11, 11-8, 9-11, 11-3 (37m) Mohd Nafiizwan Adnan (MAS) bt [Q] Shawn Delierre (CAN) 12-10, 11-4, 11-8 (44m) [2] Jonathan Kemp [...]

April 8, 2011 Alan Thatcher News 0

WISPA: Urquhart punishes Perry in Cayman shock

WISPA: Urquhart punishes Perry in Cayman shock

RESULTS: Cedrus Investments Cayman Islands Open, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands Quarter-finals: [1] Nicol David (MAS) bt [Q] Natalie Grinham (NED) 11-4, 8-11, 11-8, 11-4 (47m) [Q] Donna Urquhart (AUS) bt [5] Madeline Perry (IRL) 6-11, 11-13, 11-8, 12-10, 11-9 (72m) [3] Rachael Grinham (AUS) bt [Q] Sarah Kippax (ENG) 11-7, 11-6, 11-7 (28m) [2] Jenny Duncalf (ENG) bt [7] Camille Serme (FRA) 6-11, 11-6, [...]

April 8, 2011 Alan Thatcher News 0

WISPA: Camilleri ready for next challenge

WISPA: Camilleri ready for next challenge

Lisa Camilleri says she is ready for her next challenge after defeating Sarah Cardwell in the final of the Westerfolds JDP women’s squash tournament in Melbourne on Sunday. Camilleri stamped her authority on the final with an 11-1, 11-3, 11-7 win to take out her 17th title on the Women’s International Squash Players Association tour [...]

April 8, 2011 Alan Thatcher News 0

PSA: Salazar surprise in Berkshire Open

PSA: Salazar surprise in Berkshire Open

RESULTS: PSA International 25 True North Berkshire Open, Williamstown, Mass, USA 1st round (top half of draw): [1] Wael El Hindi (EGY) bt Chris Ryder (ENG) 11-7, 11-5, 11-8 (49m) Arturo Salazar (MEX) bt Omar Abdel Aziz (EGY) 11-5, 11-8, 11-9 (35m) Borja Golan (ESP) bt [Q] Christopher Gordon (USA) 9-11, 11-5, 11-3, 11-3 (50m) [3] Miguel Angel Rodriguez (COL) bt Joey [...]

April 7, 2011 Alan Thatcher News 0

WISPA: Grinham and Kippax upset Cayman seedings

WISPA: Grinham and Kippax upset Cayman seedings

RESULTS: Cedrus Investments Cayman Islands Open, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands 1st round: [1] Nicol David (MAS) bt Jaclyn Hawkes (NZL) 11-7, 11-6, 11-3 (29m) [Q] Natalie Grinham (NED) bt [6] Kasey Brown (AUS) 11-6, 13-11, 14-12 (48m) [3] Rachael Grinham (AUS) bt Marlene West (CAY) 11-5, 11-4, 11-3 (24m) [Q] Sarah Kippax (ENG) bt [8] Annie Au (HKG) 11-4, 11-6, 9-11, 11-8 (39m) Grinham [...]

April 7, 2011 Alan Thatcher News 0

WISPA: Donna’s Cayman shock

WISPA: Donna’s Cayman shock

RESULTS: Cedrus Investments Cayman Islands Open, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands 1st round (half of draw): [5] Madeline Perry (IRL) bt [Q] Amanda Sobhy (USA) 6-11, 18-16, 3-11, 11-9, 11-8 (56m) [Q] Donna Urquhart (AUS) bt [4] Alison Waters (ENG) 11-5, 11-9, 9-11, 10-12, 11-7 (52m) [7] Camille Serme (FRA) bt Low Wee Wern (MAS) 11-8, 11-6, 8-11, 11-2 (46m) [2] Jenny Duncalf (ENG) [...]

April 6, 2011 Alan Thatcher News 0

WISPA: Grainger quits for dream job in NYC

WISPA: Grainger quits for dream job in NYC

WISPA President Natalie Grainger To Stand Down Natalie Grainger, the recently married former world number one who retired from the WISPA World Tour in December, is standing down as President of WISPA (Women’s International Squash Players’ Association) with immediate effect. “WISPA has been part of my life for so long, fifteen years as a touring player, thirteen as [...]

April 6, 2011 Alan Thatcher Alan's Blog, News 0

PSL: Surrey sides meet in final

PSL: Surrey sides meet in final

Dramatic PSL Semis Lead To All-Surrey Final Defending champions Surrey Health & Racquets and TWP St George’s Hill will meet in an all-SurreyPremier Squash League (PSL) final after both teams survived nail-biting semi-finals of the world’s most prestigious squash league which went to the wire. Recently-crowned British National champion Daryl Selby led St George’s Hill into the final [...]

April 5, 2011 Alan Thatcher Alan's Blog, ESR, News 0