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PSA: Zac zaps Hisham in Calgary as Grant falls to Mueller

PSA: Zac zaps Hisham in Calgary as Grant falls to Mueller

RESULTS: PSA International 35 Calgary Winter Club Rocky Mountain Open, Calgary, Alberta, Canada 1st round: [1] Laurens Jan Anjema (NED) bt Stephane Galifi (ITA) 11-7, 11-5, 11-3 (33m) Ryan Cuskelly (AUS) bt Andrew McDougall (CAN) 11-8, 11-8, 11-6 (45m) Tarek Momen (EGY) bt Alister Walker (ENG) 9-11, 7-11, 11-7, 11-4, 14-12 (76m) [3] Omar Mosaad (EGY) bt [Q] Jan Koukal (CZE) 11-2, 11-9, [...]

March 16, 2011 Alan Thatcher News 0

PSL: Selby secures play-off place for St George’s Hill

PSL: Selby secures play-off place for St George’s Hill

Selby Secures PSL Play-Off Place For St George’s Hill England international Daryl Selby notched up his first win since becoming British National champion for the first time a month ago when he clinched the deciding match which ensures TWP St George’s Hill a place in next month’s semi-final play-offs of the Premier Squash League (PSL), the world’s most [...]

March 15, 2011 Alan Thatcher ESR, News 0

WSF hail World Cup success

WSF hail World Cup success

WSF Hails World Cup Success In Chennai World Squash Federation President N Ramachandran has hailed the WSF World Cup as “a tremendous success – one couldn’t have wished for more.” The 2011 championship came to a sensational climax in India on Saturday, when favourites Egypttoppled second seeds England in the final at the at the Express Avenue Mall in Chennai. The unique [...]

March 15, 2011 Alan Thatcher Alan's Blog, News, WSF 0

British Open to bounce back in 2012

British Open to bounce back in 2012

BRITISH OPEN TO BOUNCE BACK IN 2012 England Squash & Racketball (ESR) has today announced that the British Open will not be held in 2011, and will return next year as the showpiece occasion for squash in the UK – with London as the preferred destination. A strategic partnership between ESR, Red Ridge Communications and [...]

March 14, 2011 Alan Thatcher Alan's Blog, ESR, News 0

PSA: Grant meets Illingworth in Manitoba final

PSA: Grant meets Illingworth in Manitoba final

RESULTS: PSA International 25 Winnipeg Building & Decorating Ltd Manitoba Open, Winnipeg, Canada Semi-finals: [1] Adrian Grant (ENG) bt [3] Ryan Cuskelly (AUS) 11-9, 11-5, 11-7 (48m) [4] Julian Illingworth (USA) bt [2] Shahier Razik (CAN) 11-6, 7-11, 13-11, 11-4 (70m) Grant & Illingworth Make Manitoba Final US number one Julian Illingworth upset second-seeded Canadian [...]

March 13, 2011 Alan Thatcher News 0

World Cup: England meet Egypt in final

World Cup: England meet Egypt in final

England and Egypt line up before the final RESULTS: JSW SDAT WSF World Cup, Chennai, India Semi-finals: [1]EGYPT 3  [3]AUSTRALIA 0 Ramy Ashour bt Cameron Pilley 11-5, 11-3, 11-8 (44m) Raneem El Weleily bt Rachael Grinham 4-11, 11-9, 7-11, 11-8, 12-10 (51m) Karim Darwish bt Aaron Frankcomb 11-8, 9-11, 11-5 (40m) [2]ENGLAND 2  [5]MALAYSIA 1 [...]

March 11, 2011 Alan Thatcher Alan's Blog, News, WSF 0

Canary Wharf: Ernst, Young and Marshall

Canary Wharf: Ernst, Young and Marshall

 Financial firm Ernst & Young fielded ex-World No.2, Peter Marshall, to overcome banking giant Barclays Capital, and reach the Semi-Final of the ISS Canary Wharf and Square Mile Corporate Challenge last week. The event has grown in size and prestige over the 8 years since it was introduced as an addition to the premier [...]

March 10, 2011 Alan Thatcher Alan's Blog, Canary Wharf Classic, News 0

Canary Wharf: Your chance to play a pro

Canary Wharf: Your chance to play a pro

YOUR CHANCE TO PLAY A PRO AT SQUASH … ON THE PLASMA SCREEN Here’s your chance to play squash against a leading pro. But instead of getting hot and sweaty and being run ragged around the squash court, you can take on the stars at the new Wii squash game at Canary Wharf. During the [...]

March 10, 2011 Alan Thatcher Alan's Blog, Canary Wharf Classic, News 0

WSF: Egypt roar into semi-finals

WSF: Egypt roar into semi-finals

By HOWARD HARDING in Chennai RESULTS: JSW SDAT WSF World Cup, Chennai, India 2nd qualifying round – Pool A: [4] FRANCE 3  [8] SOUTH AFRICA 0 Yann Perrin bt Stephen Coppinger 11-3, 8-11, 11-8, 11-8 (67m) Camille Serme bt Tenille Swartz 11-7, 11-8, 11-9 (30m) Mathieu Castagnet bt Clinton Leeuw 11-9, 12-10, 11-5 (35m) [1] [...]

March 9, 2011 Alan Thatcher News, WSF 0

PSA: Kemp’s Hollywood moment

PSA: Kemp’s Hollywood moment

RESULTS: PSA International 25 KIG Open, Los Angeles, USA Semi-finals: Julian Illingworth (USA) bt Ryan Cuskelly (AUS) 13-11, 13-11, 7-11, 11-7 [2] Jonathan Kemp (ENG) bt Stefan Casteleyn (BEL) 11-8, 12-10, 11-7 Final: [2] Jonathan Kemp (ENG) bt Julian Illingworth (USA) 11-7, 11-8, 7-11, 7-11, 11-6 Kemp Crowned KIG Champion England’s Jonathan Kemp celebrated a [...]

March 9, 2011 Alan Thatcher News 0

PSL: Chichester halt St George’s run

PSL: Chichester halt St George’s run

Chichester End St George’s Hill Unbeaten PSL Run By HOWARD HARDING TWP St George’s Hill’s unbeaten run in this season’s Premier Squash League (PSL) came to a dramatic end when the Group B leaders slumped 3/2 to Team Chichester in the eighth round of the of the world’s most prestigious squash league. Meanwhile defending champions [...]

March 9, 2011 Alan Thatcher ESR, News 0

WSF: Hosts India come close to a shock

WSF: Hosts India come close to a shock

RESULTS: JSW SDAT WSF World Cup, Chennai, India 1st qualifying round – Pool A: [1] EGYPT 2  [5] MALAYSIA 1 Karim Darwish bt Muhd Asyraf Azan 11-1, 11-5, 11-1 (22m) Raneem El Weleily lost to Nicol David 9-11, 6-11, 6-11 (28m) Mohamed El Shorbagy bt Kamran Khan 11-4, 11-6, 11-7 (39m) [4] FRANCE 3  [9] [...]

March 9, 2011 Alan Thatcher News, WSF 0

WSF: World Cup launched

WSF: World Cup launched

By HOWARD HARDING WSF President Signals World Cup Launch World Squash Federation President N Ramachandran praised the hosts and officially declared the 2011 JSW SDAT WSF World Cup open at a star-studded Opening Dinner for the first world squash championship of the year at theMarriott Hotel in Chennai in India. Nine nations, led by top seeds Egypt and England and including [...]

March 8, 2011 Alan Thatcher News, WSF 0

Canadian doubles: Experience tells in final

Canadian doubles: Experience tells in final

2011 RIDLEY WINDOWS & DOORS CANADIAN DOUBLES CHAMPIONSHIPS RECAP OTTAWA (ON) – There is something in the Montreal smoke meat that makes real fighters out of some and causes others to just drink, party and soak-up the wonderful Quebec culture. The 2011 Ridley Windows and Doors Canadian Doubles Championship hosted at the prestigious Atwater Club, [...]

March 7, 2011 Alan Thatcher News 0

WSF: Nicol David looks forward to World Cup

WSF: Nicol David looks forward to World Cup

Top Nations Relish Opportunities Provided By Mixed World Cup There is widespread enthusiasm for the mixed format of the JSW SDAT WSF World Cup, the first world squash championship of the year which gets under way tomorrow (Tuesday) at the Indian Squash Academy in Chennai. Nine nations, led by top seeds Egypt and England and including the world-number-one led Malaysia and hosts India, [...]

March 7, 2011 Alan Thatcher Alan's Blog, News, WSF 0