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PSA: Danish wins in Iran

PSA: Danish wins in Iran

RESULTS: PSA Challenger 5 FAJR International, Arak, Iran 1st round: [1] Muhd Asyraf Azan (MAS) bt Ahmad Alzabidi (JOR) 4-11, 14-12, 11-4, 11-6 (33m) [Q] Aurangzeb Mehmund (PAK) bt Mohammad Reza Sadeghpour (IRI) 11-9, 11-9, 18-16 (38m) [Q] Navid Maleksabet (IRI) bt Farhan Zaman (PAK) w/o [4] Mansoor Zaman (PAK) bt [Q] Waqas Mehboob (PAK) [...]

February 17, 2011 Alan Thatcher News 0

PSA: Pakistan players dominate in Persian Cup

PSA: Pakistan players dominate in Persian Cup

RESULTS: PSA Challenger 10 Kish Persian Gulf Cup, Kish Island, Iran 1st round: [1] Muhd Asyraf Azan (MAS) bt [Q] Saqib Yousaf (PAK) 11-7, 7-11, 11-8, 6-11, 11-8 Danish Atlas Khan (PAK) bt Sohail Shameli (IRI) 11-2, 11-5, 11-4 [Q] Syed Hamzah Shah Bukhari (PAK) bt Ahmed Hawas (EGY) 11-8, 11-8, 7-11, 13-11 Waqar Mehboob (PAK) bt [3] Omar Abdel Meguid (EGY) 11-9, [...]

February 17, 2011 Alan Thatcher News 0

WISPA: Salma soars to Persian Gulf success

WISPA: Salma soars to Persian Gulf success

RESULTS: International WISPA Persian Gulf Championship, Kish Island, Iran 1st round: [2] Merhan Amr Mahmoud (EGY) bt Arezoosadat Mousavizadeh (IRI) 11-2, 11-3, 11-2 [5] Parand Dolatyzadeh (IRI) bt Marjan Rohani (IRI) 10-12, 11-8, 11-9, 12-10 [4] Carrie Ramsey (ENG) bt Fereshteh Dabiri (IRI) 11-3, 11-1, 11-1 Forogh Sar Ostad (IRI) bt [8] Raheleh Bagheri (IRI) 12-14, 11-7, 11-9, 11-4 Elham Ramezani (IRI) bt [7] Golnaz [...]

February 17, 2011 Alan Thatcher News 0

Olympics: Cricket star backs squash bid

Olympics: Cricket star backs squash bid

Cricket Star Backs Squash Bid World record-breaking cricketer Muttiah Muralitharan has offered his support to squash’s bid to join the Olympic programme. At the Opening Dinner of the Asian Junior Squash Championships in Colombo, the Sri Lanka star – who has taken 800 Test wickets and over 500 in One Day internationals – was presenting a Friend of [...]

February 17, 2011 Alan Thatcher News, World Squash Day 0

PSL: Duffield fight back

PSL: Duffield fight back

Former Champions Duffield Hit Back In Second Half Season Opener By HOWARD HARDING Former champions Benz-Bavarian Duffield hit back in the opening tie of the second half of thePremier Squash League (PSL) season to slam MB Nottingham 5/0 away from home and score their second maximum points win over their East Midlands rivals this season in Tuesday’s [...]

February 16, 2011 Alan Thatcher ESR, News 0

Bethesda: Khalifa claims second PSA title

Bethesda: Khalifa claims second PSA title

News from the PSA World Tour RESULTS: PSA Challenger 10 National Capital Open, Bethesda, USA Semi-finals: [Q] Wade Johnstone (AUS) bt Jaymie Haycocks (ENG) 7-11, 11-9, 11-3, 9-11, 11-5 (58m) Amr Khaled Khalifa (EGY) bt [2] Martin Knight (NZL) 11-7, 4-11, 4-11, 11-8, 11-7 (62m) Final: Amr Khaled Khalifa (EGY) bt [Q] Wade Johnstone (AUS) [...]

February 15, 2011 Alan Thatcher News 0

Taylor leads Masters march

Taylor leads Masters march

British National Squash Championships News RESULTS:        British National Squash Championships, National Squash Centre, Manchester Men’s Over-35 quarter-finals: [1] Nick Taylor (Lancs) bt Christian Donelan (Kent) 11-4, 11-6, 11-6 (28m) [5/8] Jamie Goodrich (Norfolk) bt [3/4] Jago Nardelli (Middx) 11-3, 8-11, 11-5, 11-4 (35m) [3/4] Stephen Siveter (Merseyside) bt [5/8] Daniel Massaro (Lancs) 9-11, 11-5, 11-4, [...]

February 15, 2011 Alan Thatcher ESR, News 0

Finnish Open: Copps is tops in Finland

Finnish Open: Copps is tops in Finland

News from the PSA World Tour RESULTS: PSA Challenger 15 Savcor Finnish Open, Mikkeli, Finland Semi-finals: [1] Joey Barrington (ENG) bt Bradley Hindle (MLT) 4-11, 11-13, 11-6, 11-4, 11-6 [3] Stephen Coppinger (RSA) bt [2] Omar Abdel Aziz (EGY) 11-7, 11-9, 14-12 Final: [3] Stephen Coppinger (RSA) bt [1] Joey Barrington (ENG) 13-15, 11-5, 11-8, [...]

February 15, 2011 Alan Thatcher News 0

Nationals: Selby and Massaro topple top seeds to win titles

Nationals: Selby and Massaro topple top seeds to win titles

British National Squash Championships News RESULTS:      British National Squash Championships, National Squash Centre, Manchester Men’s final: [3] Daryl Selby (Essex) bt [1] Nick Matthew (Yorks) 7-11, 11-9, 6-11, 11-9, 11-7 (84m) Women’s final: [3] Laura Massaro (Lancs) bt [1] Jenny Duncalf (Yorks) 11-7, 9-11, 7-11, 11-7, 11-2 (62m) Sensational Selby Denies Matthew Nationals Record In Manchester The [...]

February 13, 2011 Alan Thatcher ESR, News 0

Finals day at the Nationals: Matthew v Selby; Duncalf v Massaro

Finals day at the Nationals: Matthew v Selby; Duncalf v Massaro

Laura Massaro (left) meets England team-mate Jenny Duncalf in the women’s final British National Squash Championships News By HOWARD HARDING RESULTS:      British National Squash Championships, National Squash Centre, Manchester Men’s semi-finals: [1] Nick Matthew (Yorks) bt [6] Tom Richards (Surrey)  11-4, 11-3, 11-6 (35m) [3] Daryl Selby (Essex) bt [5] Jonathan Kemp (Shropshire) 7-11, 11-9, 11-5, [...]

February 13, 2011 Alan Thatcher ESR, News 0

NCO, Bethesda: Shocks galore

NCO, Bethesda: Shocks galore

RESULTS: PSA Challenger 10 National Capital Open, Bethesda, USA 1st round: [Q] Leo Au (HKG) bt [1] Aaron Frankcomb (AUS) 11-4, 7-11, 11-6, 11-7 (80m) Jaymie Haycocks (ENG) bt Luke Forster (AUS) 12-10, 16-14, 11-6 (33m) [Q] Wade Johnstone (AUS) bt Dick Lau (HKG) 6-11, 12-10, 11-4, 8-11, 11-8 [3] Jan Koukal (CZE) bt Shaun le Roux (ENG) 4-11, 1-0 ret. [Q] Olivier Pett (ENG) [...]

February 12, 2011 Alan Thatcher News 0

Finnish Open: Hindle beats Bianchetti in 111-minute marathon

Finnish Open: Hindle beats Bianchetti in 111-minute marathon

RESULTS: PSA Challenger 15 Savcor Finnish Open, Mikkeli, Finland 1st round: [1] Joey Barrington (ENG) bt [Q] Leandro Romiglio (ARG) 11-5, 11-3, 11-3 (33m) [Q] Jonathan Harford (ENG) bt [Q] Matthew Karwalski (AUS) 11-5, 11-7, 11-9 (39m) Bradley Hindle (MLT) bt Kashif Shuja (NZL) 11-5, 11-6, 6-11, 11-8 (49m) Davide Bianchetti (ITA) bt [4] Mark Krajcsak (HUN) 11-7, 11-13, 8-11, 11-6, 11-5 (94m) [...]

February 12, 2011 Alan Thatcher News 0

NAO: Darwish pulls out

NAO: Darwish pulls out

By ALAN THATCHER No.3 seed Karim Darwish has pulled out of the North American Open, which starts next weekend in Richmond, Virginia. At this stage it is not clear if his withdrawal is due to injury or the political upheaval back home in Egypt. His absence means that the top half of the competition schedule [...]

February 12, 2011 Alan Thatcher Alan's Blog, News 0

Overstretched Willstrop: I’m exhausted

Overstretched Willstrop: I’m exhausted

By ALAN THATCHER James Willstrop last night admitted that he felt “exhausted” after his shock defeat to Jonathan Kemp in the British Nationals – and felt that he should have taken a break during a busy autumn schedule. Willstrop said:  “I’ve had enough – I’m just not enjoying playing at the moment. There’s no point in [...]

February 12, 2011 Alan Thatcher Alan's Blog, News 0

British Nationals: Kemp stuns wilting Willstrop

British Nationals: Kemp stuns wilting Willstrop

British National Squash Championships News RESULTS:      British National Squash Championships, National Squash Centre, Manchester Men’s quarter-finals: [3] Daryl Selby (Essex) bt [7] Chris Ryder (Herts) 9-11, 11-8, 12-10, 11-4 (71m) [5] Jonathan Kemp (Shropshire) bt [2] James Willstrop (Yorks) 11-8, 11-3, 10-12, 11-6 (48m) Women’s quarter-finals: [1] Jenny Duncalf (Yorks) bt [5] Emma Beddoes (Warwicks)  11-5, [...]

February 12, 2011 Alan Thatcher ESR, News 0