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Millie Tomlinson breaks into world top 20

Millie Tomlinson breaks into world top 20

Millie makes major rise in rankings as Nicol David bows out By SEAN REUTHE  England’s Millie Tomlinson has broken into the top 20 of the PSA Women’s World Rankings for the first time after the July rankings were released. Tomlinson began the 2018-19 PSA World Tour season ranked at No.27 in the world, but has [...]

July 8, 2019 Alan Thatcher News 0

WSF stars’ visit to Kenya ‘not just a four-day thrill’

WSF stars’ visit to Kenya ‘not just a four-day thrill’

Nicol David, Camille Serme and Borja Golan lead Ambassadors’ visit  By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent “It’s not just a four-day thrill,” said Gakuo Ndirangu, a driving force of squash in Kenya, as the 2019 WSF Ambassador Programme visit to the country’s capital Nairobi drew to a close at the Nairobi Club after [...]

July 8, 2019 Howard Harding News 0

Camille Serme headlines French Open draw

Camille Serme headlines French Open draw

Rösner and Coll are top men’s seeds in Nantes  By SEAN REUTHE French No.1 Camille Serme will headline the Open de France – Nantes 2019 Presented by Tailor Capital when the PSA World Tour Silver tournament takes place between September 9-14 at the picturesque Chateau des ducs de Bretagne. The Open de France – formally [...]

July 8, 2019 Alan Thatcher News 0

India’s Veer Chotrani steals show at Asian Juniors in Macau

India’s Veer Chotrani steals show at Asian Juniors in Macau

Malaysia bags five titles but it is India’s Veer Chotrani who steals the show in the Macau By ALEX WAN – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor The Macau Squash Association hosted yet another major event on the Asian squash calendar after a successful Asian Junior Squash Championships. The event, which saw four age categories played [...]

July 1, 2019 Alex Wan News 0

The Big Interview: 11 points with Mohamed Abouelghar and the team behind his rise up the rankings

The Big Interview: 11 points with Mohamed Abouelghar and the team behind his rise up the rankings

Wael El Hindi and an international support team give Abou the edge  By ALAN THATCHER – Squash Mad Editor Mohamed Abouelghar came very close to a surprise win over Karim Abdel Gawad in the recent PSA World Series Finals in Cairo. It was a quality performance from the 25-year-old, showing just how much he has [...]

June 25, 2019 Alan Thatcher Interviews, News 0

U.S. Open Tickets on Sale as FS Investments Renews Title Sponsorship

U.S. Open Tickets on Sale as FS Investments Renews Title Sponsorship

Support for SquashSmarts as sponsorship helps access, equality, community and excellence By SEAN REUTHE  Tickets are now available for the 2019 FS Investments U.S. Open Squash Championships, which takes place between October 5-12, via usopensquash.com/tickets. FS Investments, title sponsor of the 2018 U.S. Open Squash Championships, has committed to serve as the tournament’s title sponsor [...]

June 24, 2019 Alan Thatcher News, Squash Around The World 0

Nicol David, Camille Serme and Borja Golan headline WSF trip to Kenya

Nicol David, Camille Serme and Borja Golan headline WSF trip to Kenya

Kenya set to welcome WSF Squash Ambassadors By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent Kenya is set to welcome the WSF Ambassador Programme this week when three of the world’s leading squash players visit the country’s capital Nairobi for the World Squash Federation promotional initiative hosted by the Kenyan Squash community. The sport’s ultimate [...]

June 23, 2019 Howard Harding Growing the game, News 0

Egyptian aces are top seeds in World Juniors

Egyptian aces are top seeds in World Juniors

Asal out to keep trophy as El Hammamy bids for a first win By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent Almost 200 players representing 30 nations have confirmed entry to the 2019 WSF Men’s and Women’s World Junior Individual Squash Championships which will be held in the Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur from July 30 [...]

June 22, 2019 Howard Harding News 0

Cam and Donna’s double delight in Gold Coast

Cam and Donna’s double delight in Gold Coast

Clean sweep for Aussies in World Doubles By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent Australian cousins Cameron Pilley and Donna Lobban struck double Doubles gold on the final day of action in the WSF World Doubles Squash Championships as hosts Australia claimed eight medals across the three events at the Carrara Squash Centre on [...]

June 21, 2019 Howard Harding News 0

Aussies go for triple gold in World Doubles

Aussies go for triple gold in World Doubles

All-Australia on finals day in Gold Coast By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent Hosts Australia are guaranteed gold medals in all competitions after dominating day four of the WSF World Doubles Squash Championships at the Carrara Squash Centre on the Gold Coast. In the men’s competition, defending world champions Cameron Pilley and Ryan [...]

June 21, 2019 Howard Harding News 0

Cousins lead Australia to World Doubles semi-finals

Cousins lead Australia to World Doubles semi-finals

Aussies aim for clean sweep in Gold Coast By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent Host nation Australia will head into the knockout stage of the WSF World Doubles Squash Championships at the Carrara Squash Centre as gold medal favourites after the top seeds charged into all semi-finals. In the mixed doubles competition, reigning [...]

June 19, 2019 Howard Harding News 0

Top seeds shine on day two of World Doubles

Top seeds shine on day two of World Doubles

Busy day as Pilley and Cuskelly power through  By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent The tournament’s top seeds flexed their muscle on day two of the WSF World Doubles Squash Championships at Carrara Squash Centre on the Gold Coast in Australia, with the top-seeded pairs in both the men’s and women’s draws remaining [...]

June 18, 2019 Howard Harding News 0

Aussies power through on day one of World Doubles

Aussies power through on day one of World Doubles

Pilley and Cuskelly lead home charge By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent Hosts Australia made a perfect start to the WSF World Doubles Squash Championships at the Carrara Squash Centre on the Gold Coast, going through day one of the event undefeated. Defending men’s doubles champions Cameron Pilley and Ryan Cuskelly from New [...]

June 17, 2019 Howard Harding News 0

It’s easy for squash players to pick up, it’s fun and sociable: Why I love padel, by Elliot Selby

It’s easy for squash players to pick up, it’s fun and sociable: Why I love padel, by Elliot Selby

‘Squash players will love the social side of padel, which is not always the case with tennis’ By ELLIOT SELBY  Following Saturday’s introductory article about the growth of padel in the UK, Elliot Selby, a member of a very prominent squash family, writes about his love for this fun doubles game which is spreading rapidly [...]

June 17, 2019 Alan Thatcher Growing the game, News 0

Clubs that offer squash and padel serve up a double winner

Clubs that offer squash and padel serve up a double winner

New courts spring up across the UK as Andy Murray invests in padel By ALAN THATCHER – Squash Mad Editor Squash clubs investing in adding padel tennis courts to their mix of facilities are reporting significant financial benefits. There are more than 60 padel courts in the UK, many of them built during the past [...]

June 15, 2019 Alan Thatcher Alan's Blog, Growing the game, News 1