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WISPA: Briggs wins in France

WISPA: Briggs wins in France

RESULTS: WISPA Vendee Open, La Roche-sur-Yon, France 1st round: [Q] Tesni Evans (WAL) bt [1] Lauren Selby (ENG) 11-9, 11-3, 2-11, 5-11, 12-10 [7] Siyoli Waters (RSA) bt Lisa Aitken (SCO) 11-3, 11-5, 11-6 [3] Coline Aumard (FRA) bt Liu Tsz-Ling (HKG) 11-8, 11-9, 11-4 [Q] Sally Skaarenborg (DEN) bt [5] Birgit Coufal (AUT) 11-9, 9-11, 11-9, 7-11, 11-8 Celia Allamargot (FRA) bt [6] Carmen Lee [...]

March 7, 2011 Alan Thatcher News 0

College Squash: Lucky 13 for Trinity

College Squash: Lucky 13 for Trinity

Trinity College defeated Yale University, 5-4, to win their 13th consecutive title at the 2011 Collegiate Men’s National Championships in Cambridge, MA.  With the match tied at 4-4, Trinity senior Chris Binnie stopped Richard Dodd, 3-1, to secure another historic win for the Bantams. Trinity reached the final virtue of a hard fought 6-3 win over [...]

March 4, 2011 Alan Thatcher Alan's Blog, News 0

PSA: Illingworth rocks Razik in LA

PSA: Illingworth rocks Razik in LA

RESULTS: PSA International 25 KIG Open, Los Angeles, USA 1st round: Julian Illingworth (USA) bt [1] Shahier Razik (CAN) 11-6, 5-11, 8-11, 11-8, 11-4 Chris Simpson (ENG) bt Yann Perrin (FRA) 11-6, 11-7, 11-1 Ryan Cuskelly (AUS) bt [Q] Kristian Frost Olesen (DEN) 11-5, 11-8, 5-11, 7-11, 11-4 [3] Mohd Ali Anwar Reda (EGY) bt Jan Koukal (CZE) 11-4, 11-8, 4-11, 7-11, [...]

March 4, 2011 Alan Thatcher Alan's Blog, News 0

WSF: World Cup – a whole new mall game

WSF: World Cup – a whole new mall game

World Cup Squash: It’s Just Not Cricket! Established sporting nations like Australia, England, South Arica and Sri Lanka will be battling for World Cup honours in India next week. But you could be forgiven for being surprised to learn that Egypt is the nation favoured to win this title – as this is the JSW SDAT WSF World Cup, the [...]

March 4, 2011 Alan Thatcher Alan's Blog, News, WSF 0

WSF: Rami shopping for success

WSF: Rami shopping for success

From THE HINDU The final knockout stages of the WSF World Cup 2011 will be held in the atrium of the Express Avenue Mall Portable glass-back courts enable squash to be played in places more exciting than stadiums. The World Squash Federation (WSF) has used this option to popularise the sport. Courts with attendant galleries [...]

March 4, 2011 Alan Thatcher Alan's Blog, Canary Wharf Classic, News, WSF 0

PSA: Omar’s Turkish delight

PSA: Omar’s Turkish delight

RESULTS: PSA Challenger 10 Avrupa Konutlari International, Istanbul, Turkey Semi-finals: [1] Omar Mosaad (EGY) bt Fabien Verseille (FRA) 11-6, 11-4, 11-7 (28m) [3] Davide Bianchetti (ITA) bt [Q] Rasmus Nielsen (DEN) 3-11, 11-5, 11-4, 11-5 (48m) Final: [1] Omar Mosaad (EGY) bt [3] Davide Bianchetti (ITA) 11-8, 8-11, 13-11, 12-10 (93m) Mosaad Makes History In Turkey Egypt’s Omar Mosaad claimed his place in squash [...]

March 4, 2011 Alan Thatcher Alan's Blog, News 0

PSA: Matthew and Ashour share World Series lead

PSA: Matthew and Ashour share World Series lead

Ramy Ashour & Nick Matthew Share World Series Standings Lead Nick Matthew and Ramy Ashour jointly head the latest 2011 ATCO PSA World Series Standings after sharing the year’s first two major Professional Squash Association events in the USA. After Ramy Ashour, the world No2 from Egypt, clinched the JP Morgan Tournament of Champions title in New York in January, England’s [...]

March 3, 2011 Alan Thatcher Alan's Blog, News 0

PSA: Richmond win keeps Nick in front

PSA: Richmond win keeps Nick in front

Matthew Stretches World Number One Lead Victory in last week’s second PSA World Series event of the year has extended Englishman Nick Matthew‘s lead at the top of the Dunlop PSA Men’s World Squash Rankings, according to the March list published today by theProfessional Squash Association. World champion Matthew beat his arch rival Ramy Ashour in the final of [...]

March 3, 2011 Alan Thatcher Alan's Blog, News 0

PSL: Champs back in the chase

PSL: Champs back in the chase

Champions Surrey Health Back In The Chase For PSL Glory Reigning champions Surrey Health & Racquets celebrated their third successive Premier Squash League (PSL) win with a 4/1 home victory over Exeter Diamonds – a reversal of the result earlier in the season which strengthens the Croydon club’s second place behind runaway leaders TWP St George’s Hill in Group [...]

March 3, 2011 Alan Thatcher Alan's Blog, ESR, News 0

WISPA: David targets Devoy’s record

WISPA: David targets Devoy’s record

Nicol David Sets Sights On Dame Devoy’s World Ranking Record By HOWARD HARDING While Nicol David celebrates her 59th as world number one this month – thus leaving only one player in history who has topped the Women’s World Squash Rankings for a longer period – three players mark their highest ever top 20 positions in the [...]

March 3, 2011 Alan Thatcher News 0

NAO: Final gallery

NAO: Final gallery

Great pictures from Patricia Lyons. More marvellous images here: http://www.patricialyonsphotography.com/NAOSQUASH2011/SemisandFinal http://www.patricialyonsphotography.com/NAOSQUASH2011/QuarterFinals http://www.patricialyonsphotography.com/NAOSQUASH2011/Round2 [...]

March 2, 2011 Alan Thatcher Alan's Blog, News, Photo Galleries 0

PSA: Aussie Steve’s Salzburg success

PSA: Aussie Steve’s Salzburg success

RESULTS: PSA Challenger 5 Austrian Open, Salzburg, Austria 1st round: [1] Julien Balbo (FRA) bt Jakob Dirnberger (AUT) 11-3, 17-15, 11-5 (34m) [Q] Rene Mijs (NED) bt Alex Ingham (ENG) 11-7, 3-11, 11-9, 11-6 (55m) Johan Bouquet (FRA) bt [Q] Ondrej Ertl (CZE) 9-11, 11-3, 9-11, 13-11, 11-6 (102m) [4] Piedro Schweertman (NED) bt Chris Fuller (ENG) 13-11, 11-9, 11-8 [3] Jens Schoor (GER) bt Adam [...]

March 1, 2011 Alan Thatcher Alan's Blog, News 0

WISPA: Beddoes wins in Winnipeg

WISPA: Beddoes wins in Winnipeg

RESULTS: Meadowood Pharmacy Open, Winnipeg, Canada 1st round: [1] Emma Beddoes (ENG) bt Stephanie Edmison (CAN) 11-9, 11-1, 9-11, 11-6 [6] Leonie Holt (ENG) bt Tara Chawla (USA) 11-9, 11-4, 11-3 [3] Lucie Fialova (CZE) bt [Q] Nikki Todd (CAN) 11-4, 11-9, 7-11, 11-6 [7] Emily Whitlock (ENG) bt Tamika Saxby (AUS) 11-7, 11-3, 7-11, 11-8 [5] Miranda Ranieri (CAN) bt [Q] Kristen Lange (USA) 9-11, [...]

March 1, 2011 Alan Thatcher Alan's Blog, News 0

NAO: Final: Mighty Matthew masters Ashour to retain Richmond title

NAO: Final: Mighty Matthew masters Ashour to retain Richmond title

PSA North American Open, Westwood Club, Richmond, Virginia, USA Final: (1) Nick Matthew (England) beat (2) Ramy Ashour (Egypt) 11-9, 11-5, 8-11, 8-11, 11-6 (85 minutes) Top seed Nick Matthew retained the North American Open title after beating his great rival Ramy Ashour in a momentous final of this $115,000 PSA World Series Tour event [...]

February 27, 2011 Alan Thatcher Alan's Blog, News 0

NAO: Semi-final images

NAO: Semi-final images

More great pictures by Patricia Lyons [...]

February 26, 2011 Alan Thatcher Alan's Blog, News, Photo Galleries 0