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Nic Mueller stuns reigning champion Karim Abdel Gawad

Nic Mueller stuns reigning champion Karim Abdel Gawad

Matthew gets New York revenge over Willstrop as Rösner sinks Marwan By SEAN REUTHE in New York   Switzerland’s Nicolas Mueller secured the biggest win of his career as he dumped defending champion Karim Abdel Gawad, the World No.4, out of the 2018 J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions on day three of the PSA World Series [...]

January 21, 2018 Guest Contributor News 0

Tough and talented, Tesni Evans tackles ToC in confident mood

Tough and talented, Tesni Evans tackles ToC in confident mood

‘I’ll just keep working hard and see where it takes me’ By ALAN THATCHER, Squash Mad Editor Tesni Evans is already the highest-ranked female player from Wales in history, having reached a career-high position of 12 in the PSA World Tour list. Her gutsy approach to this immensely challenging sport, and her readiness to accept [...]

January 20, 2018 Alan Thatcher Alan's Blog, Interviews, News 0

Resurgent Ramy Ashour loves being back at Grand Central

Resurgent Ramy Ashour loves being back at Grand Central

Ramy leads Egyptian big guns through to ToC second round  By SEAN REUTHE in New York   Three-time J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions winner Ramy Ashour defeated fellow Egyptian Mazen Hesham to cap a triumphant return to New York’s Grand Central Terminal as he made his first appearance at the PSA World Series tournament since [...]

January 20, 2018 Guest Contributor News 0

Nick Matthew and James Willstrop to meet again in New York

Nick Matthew and James Willstrop to meet again in New York

Grand Central showdown in second round By SEAN REUTHE in New York   Long-term rivals Nick Matthew and James Willstrop will meet in the second round of the J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions for a second year in succession after the Englishmen defeated France’s Gregoire Marche and Australia’s Cameron Pilley, respectively, on day one of [...]

January 19, 2018 Guest Contributor News 0

Joel Makin makes it into ToC main draw

Joel Makin makes it into ToC main draw

Welsh No.1 meets reigning champion in first round By SEAN REUTHE in New York   The final day of qualifying at the 2018 J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions saw World No.41 Joel Makin upset top qualifying seed Alan Clyne to reach the main draw of the PSA World Series tournament – which takes place inside [...]

January 18, 2018 Guest Contributor News 0

Amanda Sobhy relishes Grand return to action in New York

Amanda Sobhy relishes Grand return to action in New York

‘It’s a mixture of panic and excitement’ says American star  By ELLIE MAWSON   United States No.2 Amanda Sobhy will make her long-awaited comeback from a 10-month injury absence at the J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions later this week when the 24-year-old Harvard-graduate lines up at the prestigious World Series tournament held inside New York’s [...]

January 17, 2018 Guest Contributor News 0

Olivia Blatchford hails Saudi Arabia experience

Olivia Blatchford hails Saudi Arabia experience

‘Change takes time – this was a step in the right direction’ By ELLIE MAWSON   American squash number one Olivia Blatchford, World No.13, has heaped praise on the organisers of last week’s Saudi PSA Women’s Squash Masters, the PSA World Tour squash event which made history by becoming the first ever professional women’s sports [...]

January 17, 2018 Guest Contributor Growing the game, Interviews, News 0

Dunlop to sponsor 2018 British National Championships

Dunlop to sponsor 2018 British National Championships

Nick Matthew bids for 10th title in Manchester By DONNA HELMER   England Squash has announced that Dunlop will sponsor the 2018 British National Squash Championships in Manchester from 12th to 18th February. The latest announcement follows a record three-year sponsorship agreement that sees the world’s number one squash brand become the official partner of [...]

January 17, 2018 Guest Contributor News, Squash Around The World 0

On-screen data will show how hard squash players work

On-screen data will show how hard squash players work

PSA team up with Sports Labs in New York and Chicago By ELLIE MAWSON   The Professional Squash Association (PSA) have today announced that they will team up with international technology company Sports Data Labs to capture data on their athletes performing at this month’s J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions, which takes place January 18-25 [...]

January 17, 2018 Guest Contributor Growing the game, News, Squash Around The World 0

Brits to face off in ToC qualifying finals

Brits to face off in ToC qualifying finals

Seven Brits chase a place at Grand Central By BETH RASIN in New York   Two all-British battles are among the qualifying finals to determine which players win through to gain coveted place on the all-glass court inside New York’s Grand Central Terminal for the first round of the 2018 Tournament of Champions, one of [...]

January 17, 2018 Guest Contributor News 0

Nour El Sherbini on verge of clinching World Series Finals place

Nour El Sherbini on verge of clinching World Series Finals place

First round win at ToC will send top seed to Dubai finals By SEAN REUTHE   World No.1 Nour El Sherbini is one victory away from qualifying for the season-ending PSA World Series Finals in Dubai after last week’s final victory over World Champion Raneem El Welily, which saw her lift the inaugural Saudi PSA [...]

January 16, 2018 Guest Contributor News 0

Windy City blows in with biggest ever prize fund for PSA World Series

Windy City blows in with biggest ever prize fund for PSA World Series

Total purse of $500,000 split between men and women in Chicago next month By SEAN REUTHE   The 2018 Windy City Open presented by the Walter Family and EquiTrust Life Insurance Company will become the most lucrative PSA World Series tournament ever next month when $500k of prize money will be split equally across both [...]

January 16, 2018 Alan Thatcher News 0

Camille Serme aims for first title of the season in New York

Camille Serme aims for first title of the season in New York

French champion aims to keep hold of her ToC title By SEAN REUTHE    Defending women’s champion Camille Serme is hoping to lift her first PSA World Tour title of the season when she participates in the 2018 edition of the prestigious J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions, which is held at the iconic Grand Central [...]

January 16, 2018 Guest Contributor News 0

Karim Abdel Gawad aims to keep ToC in Egyptian hands

Karim Abdel Gawad aims to keep ToC in Egyptian hands

‘This is a unique, amazing venue and it was a dream come true to have my name on the trophy’ By SEAN REUTHE   Title holder Karim Abdel Gawad is looking forward to returning to one of squash’s most unique locations when he lines up at New York’s iconic Grand Central Terminal to compete at [...]

January 14, 2018 Guest Contributor News 0

Mohamed ElShorbagy seeks first Canary Wharf title in March

Mohamed ElShorbagy seeks first Canary Wharf title in March

Prize money increase attracts galaxy of stars By SEAN REUTHE and ALAN THATCHER   World Champion Mohamed ElShorbagy is in line to make his first appearance at the prestigious Canary Wharf Classic for five years after the entry list for the PSA M100 tournament was released today (January 12). This year’s instalment of the Canary [...]

January 13, 2018 Alan Thatcher Growing the game, News 0