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PSL: St George’s and Chapel Allerton march on unbeaten

PSL: St George’s and Chapel Allerton march on unbeaten

St George’s Hill & Chapel Allerton End First Half of PSL Season Unbeaten With the first half of the Premier Squash League (PSL) season now behind them, both LEBC Group Chapel Allertonand TWP St George’s Hill remain unbeaten – and have extended their leadership of Groups A & B, respectively, after the fifth round of the world’s most [...]

February 3, 2011 Alan Thatcher ESR, News 0

Nicol David hits new heights

Nicol David hits new heights

Malaysia’s Nicol David marks another significant milestone in her illustrious career by celebrating her 58th month as world number one in the new February Women’s World Squash Rankings published today by the Women’s International Squash Players’ Association (WISPA) – equalling AustralianMichelle Martin‘s status as the player with the second-longest world number one reign of all-time. Undefeated throughout 2010, [...]

February 3, 2011 Alan Thatcher News 0

Massaro meets David in Cleveland final

Massaro meets David in Cleveland final

RESULTS: WISPA Cleveland Classic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA Semi-finals: [1] Nicol David (MAS) bt [Q] Annie Au (HKG) 11-5, 11-6, 11-7 (28m) [8] Laura Massaro (ENG) bt [4] Madeline Perry (IRL) 11-8, 11-9, 9-11, 11-5 (52m) Massaro Boasts Biggest Final Of Career In Cleveland A second upset in 24 hours in the Women’s Cleveland WISPA Classic has taken England’s Laura Massaro into the biggest [...]

February 2, 2011 Alan Thatcher News 0

Matthew holds off Ashour at No.1

Matthew holds off Ashour at No.1

Matthew Holds Off Ashour At World Number One England’s Nick Matthew maintains his position as world number one in the new February Dunlop PSA Men’s World Squash Rankings, published today by the Professional Squash Association – ahead of second-placed Ramy Ashour, the Egyptian rival to whom he lost in last week’s final of the JP Morgan Tournament of Champions in [...]

February 2, 2011 Alan Thatcher News 0

Balbo battles to Fairmount title

Balbo battles to Fairmount title

RESULTS: PSA Challenger 5 Fairmount AC Open, King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, USA 1st round: [1] Julien Balbo (FRA) bt [Q] Arshad Iqbal Burki (PAK) 11-4, 11-3, 11-2 Lewis Walters (ENG) bt Maxym Leclair (CAN) 11-4, 11-5, 11-7 [Q] Jamie MacAulay (SCO) bt Lyall Paterson (SCO) 11-7, 7-11, 7-11, 11-9, 13-11 Thomas Brinkman (CAN) bt [3] Wade Johnstone (AUS) 11-9, 9-11, 11-9, 11-8 [4] Tyler [...]

February 1, 2011 Alan Thatcher News 0

Massaro downs Duncalf in Cleveland

Massaro downs Duncalf in Cleveland

RESULTS: WISPA Cleveland Classic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA Quarter-finals: [1] Nicol David (MAS) bt Amanda Sobhy (USA) 11-9, 11-5, 11-6 (25m) [Q] Annie Au (HKG) bt [Q] Sarah Kippax (ENG) 13-11, 11-9, 12-10 (47m) [4] Madeline Perry (IRL) bt [5] Natalie Grinham (NED) 11-6, 12-10, 10-12, 11-9 (43m) [8] Laura Massaro (ENG) bt [2] Jenny Duncalf (ENG) 12-10, 11-4, 11-2 (34m) Mighty Massaro Ditches Duncalf In [...]

February 1, 2011 Alan Thatcher News 0

Shorbagy bags Motor City title

Shorbagy bags Motor City title

RESULTS: PSA International 50 Motor City Open, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, USA Final: [2] Mohamed El Shorbagy (EGY) bt Omar Mosaad (EGY) 8-11, 11-6, 11-8, 11-5 El Shorbagy Becomes Youngest Motor City Open Champion Mohamed El Shorbagy prevailed in the first all-Egyptian final of the Suburban Collection Motor City Open to become the youngest winner of the PSA World Tour International 50 squash event [...]

February 1, 2011 Alan Thatcher News 0

Sobhy downs Brown in Cleveland

Sobhy downs Brown in Cleveland

RESULTS: Cleveland WISPA Classic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA 1st round: [1] Nicol David (MAS) bt [Q] Samantha Teran (MEX) 9-11, 11-2, 11-5, 11-8 (44m) Amanda Sobhy (USA) bt [6] Kasey Brown (AUS) 11-7, 11-13, 11-8, 11-13, 11-6 (59m) [Q] Annie Au (HKG) bt [3] Rachael Grinham (AUS) 11-7, 7-11, 11-4, 11-5 (41m) [Q] Sarah Kippax (ENG) [...]

February 1, 2011 Alan Thatcher News 0

New venue for US Open

New venue for US Open

Image shows the Daskalakis Center at Drexel University Philadelphia – U.S. SQUASH announced that Drexel University will host the 2011 U.S. Open Squash Championships, the most prestigious squash tournament in the country, from October 1-6 at the Daskalakis Athletic Center. The tournament will showcase the best men’s and women’s squash players in the country with $175,000 [...]

January 31, 2011 Alan Thatcher Alan's Blog, News 0

Khalifa crowned Kuwait champion

Khalifa crowned Kuwait champion

News from the PSA World Tour RESULTS: Kuwait Challenger 5 Open, Kuwait City, Kuwait 1st round: [Q] Ammar Al-Tamimi (KUW) bt [1] Yasir Butt (PAK) 11-6, 4-11, 12-10, 5-11, 11-9 (55m) Bader Al Hussaini (KUW) bt Nasser B Al-Ramzi (KUW) 11-9, 10-12, 11-3, 11-7 (25m) [Q] Ali Al-Ramzi (KUW) bt Zeyad Tareq Alowaesh (KUW) 11-1, [...]

January 31, 2011 Alan Thatcher News 0

Shorbagy shocks Palmer to make it an all-Egyptian final in Motor City Open

Shorbagy shocks Palmer to make it an all-Egyptian final in Motor City Open

RESULTS: PSA International 50 Motor City Open, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, USA Semi-finals: Omar Mosaad (EGY) bt [4] Adrian Grant (ENG) 11-6, 9-11, 11-6, 11-7 [2] Mohamed El Shorbagy (EGY) bt [3] David Palmer (AUS) 11-5, 4-11, 11-7, 12-10 El Shorbagy & Mosaad Make All-Egyptian Motor City Final Young guns Mohamed El Shorbagy and Omar Mosaad overcame veterans David Palmer and Adrian Grant, respectively, in [...]

January 31, 2011 Alan Thatcher News 0

Indian junior success

Indian junior success

Indian boys beat Pakistan in junior squash, create history Indian junior squash team created history when they stunned arch-rivals and holders Pakistan in the 15th Asian Junior Team Championships in Colombo, to lift the prestigious title for the first time since its inception in 1981. Playing in front of a packed house at the Sri [...]

January 30, 2011 Alan Thatcher News 0

Richards drives to a halt in Motor City Open

Richards drives to a halt in Motor City Open

RESULTS: PSA International 50 Motor City Open, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, USA 1st round: Tom Richards (ENG) bt [1] Laurens Jan Anjema (NED) 11-7, 11-6, 11-7 Omar Mosaad (EGY) bt [Q] Ryan Cuskelly (AUS) 14-12, 11-7, 11-7 Jonathan Kemp (ENG) bt [Q] Mohammed Abbas (EGY) 11-5, 11-6 ret. [4] Adrian Grant (ENG) bt Mohd Ali Anwar Reda (EGY) 10-12, 11-5, 11-4, 10-12, 11-4 [...]

January 30, 2011 Alan Thatcher News 0

Nicol David begins 2011 campaign in Cleveland

Nicol David begins 2011 campaign in Cleveland

Nicol David Begins 2011 Campaign In Cleveland Picture: Nicol David on top of the world Image courtesy of www.squashstars.com Malaysia’s Nicol David, who has topped the women’s world squash rankings unopposed since August 2006, begins her 2011 campaign at the new Cleveland WISPA Classic, the first WISPA Gold event of the year at the Cleveland Racquet Club in Cleveland in [...]

January 29, 2011 Alan Thatcher Alan's Blog, News 0

Daryl and Dom take Edinburgh titles

Daryl and Dom take Edinburgh titles

Dominique Celebrates Successful Edinburgh Comeback Competing in her first Tour event since recovering from a foot injury last July, England’s Dominique Lloyd-Walter waltzed to an impressive comeback triumph in the Artemis Women’s Edinburgh Open, a WISPA World Tour 4 squash event at Edinburgh Sports Club in Edinburgh, Scotland. The 29-year-old top seed from Guildford overcame [...]

January 29, 2011 Alan Thatcher News 0