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PSA: Mexican Avila wins in Rochester

PSA: Mexican Avila wins in Rochester

RESULTS: PSA Challenger 5 Rochester Pro-Am, Rochester, USA 1st round: [1] Gilly Lane (USA) bt Maxym Leclair (CAN) 11-4, 11-6, 11-1 (20m) Alfredo Avila (MEX) bt [Q] Justin Todd (CAN) 11-5, 11-5, 11-6 (23m) Patrick Chifunda (ZAM) bt [Q] Omar El Kashef (EGY) 12-10, 8-11, 12-10, 11-6 (56m) [3] Erik Tepos Valtierra (MEX) bt [Q] Jonathan Uriel Ramos Islas (MEX) 11-8, 11-5, [...]

April 25, 2011 Alan Thatcher News 0

WISPA: Donna wins in India

WISPA: Donna wins in India

RESULTS: Indian Challenger, Chennai, India 1st round: [1] Donna Urquhart (AUS) bt Anaka Alankamony (IND) 11-9, 11-3, 17-15 (32m) [7] Tenille Swartz (RSA) bt [Q] Lakshya Ragvendra (IND) 11-3, 11-6, 11-3 (19m) [3] Lisa Camilleri (AUS) bt Laura Pomportes (FRA) 11-4, 11-3, 11-6 (19m) [5] Siti Munirah Jusoh (MAS) bt [Q] Aparajitha Balamurukan (IND) 7-11, 11-9, 8-11, 11-6, 11-2 (44m) [6] Misaki Kobayashi (JPN) bt Sarah [...]

April 24, 2011 Alan Thatcher News 0

Euro Juniors: England beat Belgium in final

Euro Juniors: England beat Belgium in final

RESULTS: European Junior U19 Team Championship, Kriens, Switzerland Final: [1] ENGLAND bt [2] BELGIUM 3/0 Nathan Lake bt Tom de Mulder 11-3, 11-8, 11-8 Declan James bt Jan van den Herrewegen 11-9, 11-8, 10-12, 12-10 Emily Whitlock bt Nele Gilis 11-5, 11-3, 11-2 3rd place play-off: [5] CZECH REPUBLIC bt [3] FRANCE 2/1 Daniel Mekbib bt Jerome Dadot 11-7, 11-9, [...]

April 24, 2011 Alan Thatcher ESR, News 0

UK Racketball Rankings

UK Racketball Rankings

UK-Racketball Newsletter April 2011 National Rankings Announced Men’s, Women’s, Men’s Over 40’s, Men’s Over 50’s By MARK FULLER We have been given the go-ahead from England Squash and Racketball to build the National Ranking for 2011. For those of you who followed the UK-Racketball Series in 2010 we used an algorithm to accumulate the points [...]

April 23, 2011 Alan Thatcher ESR, Kent Open, News, Racketball 2

English double at European Under-19 Champs

English double at European Under-19 Champs

RESULTS: European Junior U19 Championships, Kriens, Switzerland Men’s semi-finals: [1] Nathan Lake (ENG) bt [5/8] Nicholas Hopcroft (ENG) 11-3, 11-5, 11-4 (29m) [3/4] James Earles (ENG) bt [2] Declan James (ENG) 12-10, 10-12, 9-11, 11-6, 11-8 (81m) Final: [1] Nathan Lake (ENG) bt [3/4] James Earles (ENG) 11-6, 11-8, 11-7 Women’s semi-finals: [1] Emily Whitlock (ENG) bt [9/16] Elvira Bedjai (FRA) 11-4, 11-2, 11-0 [...]

April 20, 2011 Alan Thatcher ESR, News, WSF 0

PSA: Marwan wins in Jordan

PSA: Marwan wins in Jordan

RESULTS: PSA Challenger 5 Aramex Open, Amman, Jordan 1st round: [2] Mazen Gamal (EGY) bt Zeyad Tareq Alowaesh (KUW) 11-8, 11-6, 11-2 (22m) Navid Maleksabet (IRI) bt [Q] Fallah Mohammed (KUW) 11-8, 11-13, 5-11, 11-7, 11-8 (52m) Ahmad Alzabidi (JOR) bt [Q] Mohammad Alzbaidi (JOR) 11-7, 11-9, 22-24, 11-9 (38m) [4] Adam Murrills (ENG) bt Steven London (ENG) 11-8, 11-4, 4-11, 11-2 [...]

April 20, 2011 Alan Thatcher News 0

PSA: Schoor thing in Kiev

PSA: Schoor thing in Kiev

RESULTS: PSA Challenger 5 Ukrainian Open, Kiev, Ukraine 1st round: [1] Dylan Bennett (NED) bt Joan Lezaud (FRA) 8-11, 11-6, 11-9, 11-4 Fabien Verseille (FRA) bt [Q] Matias Tuomi (FIN) 11-9, 11-1, 11-7 [Q] Caspar Grauball Nielsen (DEN) bt Ruslan Sorochinskiy (UKR) 11-9, 11-6, 11-7 [3] Piedro Schweertman (NED) bt [Q] Richard Birks (ENG) 11-6, 11-4, 11-8 [4] Jonathan Harford (ENG) bt Kostiantyn Rybalchenko (UKR) [...]

April 18, 2011 Alan Thatcher News 0

Egyptian double in Irish Open

Egyptian double in Irish Open

RESULTS:         Cannon Kirk Homes Irish Open, Dublin, Ireland Egyptian Double in Dublin: Men’s final: Tarek Momen (Egy) bt [1] Stewart Boswell (Aus) 12-10, 11-7, 8-11, 11-3 (54 mins) Women’s Final: [4] Nour El Tayeb (Egy) bt [3] Jaclyn Hawkes (NZ) 13-15, 5-11, 11-8, 13-11, 16-14 (110m) Stewart Boswell’s hopes of a 21st PSA Tour title were [...]

April 16, 2011 Alan Thatcher News 0

Hong Kong: Auaron and Annie win Buler Cup finals

Hong Kong: Auaron and Annie win Buler Cup finals

RESULTS:         Buler Challenge Cup, Hong Kong China Men’s Final: [1] Aaron Frankcomb (AUS) bt Harinder Pal Sandhu (IND) 12-10, 11-6, 12-10 (65m) Women’s Final: [1] Annie Au (HKG) bt [2] Donna Urquhart (AUS) 11-9, 7-11, 9-11, 11-8, 11-7 (56m)   Top Seeds Rise To The Buler Challenge Event favourites Aaron Frankcomb and Annie Au emerged triumphant in today’s [...]

April 16, 2011 Alan Thatcher News 0

PSA: Relentless Razik wins Sudbury final

PSA: Relentless Razik wins Sudbury final

PSA Challenger 15 Sudbury Northern Ontario Championship, Sudbury, Ontario, Canada Final: [2] Shahier Razik (CAN) bt [3] Omar Abdel Aziz (EGY) 7-11, 11-9, 12-10, 11-2 (91m) Tireless Razik Scores In Sudbury Despite enduring matches in the previous two rounds both of which lasted more than 100 minutes, Canadian number oneShahier Razik was able to find another 91 [...]

April 16, 2011 Alan Thatcher News 0

WISPA: Grinham triumphs in Texas Open

WISPA: Grinham triumphs in Texas Open

RESULTS: Texas Open, Dallas, USA RESULTS: Texas Open, Dallas, USA Final: [1] Rachael Grinham (AUS) bt [2] Kasey Brown (AUS) 11-5, 10-12, 12-10, 11-7 Rachael Grinham Triumphs In Texas Top seed Rachael Grinham triumphed in the final of the Women’s Texas Open to win the WISPA World Tour Silver 30 squash event at Downtown YMCA in Dallas for the second time since 2004. It [...]

April 16, 2011 Alan Thatcher News 0

Euro Nations: Success for Portugal and hosts Hungary

Euro Nations: Success for Portugal and hosts Hungary

RESULTS: European Team Championship (Division 3), Budapest, Hungary Men’s semi-finals: [1] GREECE bt [4] GIBRALTAR 3/1 Fabian Kalaitzis bt Anthony Brindle 3-11, 11-6, 11-6, 11-4 Petros Tzamaloukas bt Christian Navas 11-4, 8-11, 11-1, 11-3 Declan Christie bt Stephen Shacaluga 11-5, 11-7, 11-7 Konstantinos Kargiotis lost to Adam Newnham 6-11, 7-11, 6-11 PORTUGAL bt [9] RUSSIA 3/1 Rui Soares bt Dmitry Sudilovsky [...]

April 14, 2011 Alan Thatcher News, WSF 0

Bengy’s a model pro

Bengy’s a model pro

Ong Beng Hee is the new face of a men’s grooming range in Malaysia called Masculine. At a photo-shoot in Kl last week, Bengy posed for pictures with his shirt undone to the waist and surrounded by glamorous models. “Being active in sports is one of the best ways to keep fit and healthy,” said [...]

April 14, 2011 Alan Thatcher Alan's Blog, News 0

World Squash Day 2011: Here Come The Girls

World Squash Day 2011: Here Come The Girls

World Squash Day 2011 will be dedicated to encouraging more female particpation in squash and racketball. The date is November 5th 2011, and an official announcement is on its way soon.   [...]

April 13, 2011 Alan Thatcher News, World Squash Day, WSF 0

PSA: El Hindi wins Williamstown final

PSA: El Hindi wins Williamstown final

RESULTS: PSA International 25 True North Berkshire Open, Williamstown, Mass, USA Final: [1] Wael El Hindi (EGY) bt Tom Richards (ENG) 11-9, 11-7, 11-9 (38m) El Hindi Battles To Berkshire Title Egypt’s top seed Wael El Hindi rounded off an excellent run in the True North Berkshire Open by beating unseeded Englishman Tom Richards in straight games in the final of [...]

April 12, 2011 Alan Thatcher News 0