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Men’s World Teams: Wales shine as Europeans power through

Men’s World Teams: Wales shine as Europeans power through

Six Euro teams in quarters as Wales, Germany and Spain By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent Notable triumphs by Wales, Germany and Spain in today’s knockout stage of the WSF Men’s World Team Squash Championship in Washington DC have ensured that six European teams will line up in the quarter-finals of the biennial [...]

December 19, 2019 Howard Harding News 0

Men’s World Teams: Swiss dedicate victory over USA to Nicolas Müller

Men’s World Teams: Swiss dedicate victory over USA to Nicolas Müller

Yow rocks Rodriguez as Malaysia stun Colombia By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent After being demoted to 15th seeds on the eve of the event, Switzerland stunned hosts USA in the final qualifying round of the WSF Men’s World Team Squash Championship in Washington DC to guarantee themselves a top 12 finish for [...]

December 18, 2019 Howard Harding News 0

Men’s World Teams: Scotland sink No.4 seeds NZ on day of shocks in DC

Men’s World Teams: Scotland sink No.4 seeds NZ on day of shocks in DC

England hold off Wales as Creed makes Willstrop work for win By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent It was a day of upsets in the WSF Men’s World Team Squash Championship in Washington DC where Spain, Kuwait and Scotland outplayed higher-seeded opposition to boost their chances of better-than-predicted finishes in the biennial World [...]

December 17, 2019 Howard Harding News 0

Men’s World Teams: Egypt halt hosts USA as Gaultier returns for France

Men’s World Teams: Egypt halt hosts USA as Gaultier returns for France

Mad Dog still barking at 47 as Selby leads his team of giants to victory By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent IntroWASHINGTON, D.C. (December 15, 2019). Firm favourites Egypt eased through their opening tie in the WSF Men’s World Team Squash Championship in Washington DC – but hosts USA did not make it [...]

December 16, 2019 Howard Harding News 0

World Teams: New Zealand hopes boosted by seeding change

World Teams: New Zealand hopes boosted by seeding change

Kiwis moved up to No.4 seeds By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent Following a successful appeal to the World Squash Federation seeding panel, New Zealand have been promoted to fourth seeds in next week’s WSF Men’s World Team Squash Championship in Washington DC. Egypt are seeded to retain the title in the 26th [...]

December 10, 2019 Howard Harding News 0

Fares Dessouky top seed in Pittsburgh

Fares Dessouky top seed in Pittsburgh

Former champions Marche, Lee and Salem in battle for glory By MATT COLES – Squash Mad Correspondent The 2020 Pittsburgh Open will take place between January 22-26, with some of the world’s best players in action, led by World No.11 Fares Dessouky, as they battle it out for the PSA World Tour Bronze title. The [...]

December 10, 2019 Alan Thatcher News 0

Time to get practical about which ball to use!

Time to get practical about which ball to use!

Every sport has its aficionados; people who love to talk about the subtleties of the equipment. And squash is no different, from whether this string at this tension is better than that string and that tension to which racket weight and balance is perfect for which type of player. However, one thing we shouldn't be arguing [...]

December 9, 2019 Phillip Marlowe BALLS AND WALLS, Coaching and Development, Growing the game, News 1

Sarah-Jane Perry named PSA Women’s President

Sarah-Jane Perry named PSA Women’s President

Duncalf and Willstrop step down from PSA Board By SEAN REUTHE – Squash Mad Correspondent IntroEngland’s World No.8 Sarah-Jane Perry has been confirmed as the Professional Squash Association’s (PSA) Women’s President at the association’s annual AGM held today, December 9, in Leeds, England. The 29-year-old Perry, a Commonwealth Games silver medallist, replaces departing Women’s President [...]

December 9, 2019 Alan Thatcher Growing the game, News 0

Muscle memory: Helping your brain to plan key moves in every match

Muscle memory: Helping your brain to plan key moves in every match

‘Your memories are stored in your brain, not your muscles’ By TONY GRIFFIN – Squash Mad Coaching Correspondent Muscle or cell memory are terms that I had heard of but didn’t really understand. Some months ago I was introduced to the concept in more detail. In essence, the idea is that every movement or action [...]

December 9, 2019 Tony Grifin Coaching and Development, News 0

Grasshopper Cup tickets on sale

Grasshopper Cup tickets on sale

Women’s bronze added to men’s PSA Gold in Zurich super show By SEAN REUTHE – Squash Mad Correspondent Tickets for the 2020 Grasshopper Cup are on sale now as Zurich’s Halle 622 gets set to feature a men’s and women’s PSA Tour event for the first time in the tournament’s 41-year history between March 17-22. [...]

December 9, 2019 Alan Thatcher News, Squash Around The World 0

Nicol David hosts Dream event in KL

Nicol David hosts Dream event in KL

SJP heads up the draw as Nicol aims to grow the game in Malaysia  By ALAN THATCHER – Squash Mad Editor Nicol David is working quickly to fill the void created by her recent retirement from international squash. She is keen to inspire the next generation of young talent in Malaysia and is inviting juniors [...]

December 7, 2019 Alan Thatcher Growing the game, News 0

Former ToC champion Gregory Gaultier on track for PSA return at Grand Central

Former ToC champion Gregory Gaultier on track for PSA return at Grand Central

Prize fund of $390,000 as world’s top stars head back to New York By SEAN REUTHE – Squash Mad Correspondent Charismatic Frenchman Gregory Gaultier will end a 15-month absence from the PSA World Tour when the former World No.1 lines up at the J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions, which takes place in New York’s famous [...]

December 5, 2019 Alan Thatcher News 0

World Teams: Top seeds Egypt meet Canada in opening tie

World Teams: Top seeds Egypt meet Canada in opening tie

Joel Makin leads Wales against England in Pool tie By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent Canada will be the first team to attempt to deny favourites Egypt a successful defence of the WSF Men’s World Team Squash Championship title when the 2019 championship takes place for the first time in the USA from [...]

December 5, 2019 Howard Harding News 0

Tickets on sale for 2020 Manchester Open

Tickets on sale for 2020 Manchester Open

Event grows to PSA Silver for men and women By SEAN REUTHE – Squash Mad Correspondent Tickets are on sale now for the 2020 Manchester Open, PSA Silver tournament taking place at Manchester’s National Squash Centre between May 6-10. This season’s edition of the Manchester Open follows the inaugural women’s-only tournament earlier this year – [...]

December 3, 2019 Alan Thatcher News, Squash Around The World 0

Ramy Ashour and Nick Matthew renew their rivalry in ToC Challenge

Ramy Ashour and Nick Matthew renew their rivalry in ToC Challenge

ToC to light up Grand Central for a 23rd year By CHRIS McCLINTICK – Squash Mad Correspondent The 2020 J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions returns to Grand Central Terminal for a 23rd year from January 9-17 as the world’s best squash players prepare to descend on New York City for one of the sport’s most [...]

December 3, 2019 Alan Thatcher News 0