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Defending champion Laura Massaro crashes out of PSA World Series Finals

Defending champion Laura Massaro crashes out of PSA World Series Finals

Massaro’s Dubai disaster despite winning first two matches By SEAN REUTHE in Dubai England’s 2016 and 2017 tournament winner Laura Massaro saw her hopes of a third consecutive title at the season-ending ATCO PSA Dubai World Series Finals come crashing down following a 2-0 defeat to France’s Camille Serme inside Emirates Golf Club earlier today. [...]

June 7, 2018 Alan Thatcher ESR, News 0

England squash target 5,000 new players

England squash target 5,000 new players

England Squash expand Places for People Leisure partnership By Squash Mad Reporter England Squash & Racketball (ESR) have recently launched their new participation strategy, ‘Game Changer’ and in doing so, have expanded their current partnership with Places for People Leisure. The National Governing body and the Social Enterprise, who run 100 courts across England, will [...]

September 15, 2015 Lee Horton ESR, News, Squash Around The World 2

PSL: Chichester chop Exeter 5-0 to top the table

PSL: Chichester chop Exeter 5-0 to top the table

Newcomers Leicester make Duffield fight for victory  By Squash Mad Reporter With the third round of league matches in quick succession, only Duffield and Surrey went into play with unbeaten records, and while both maintained that record there were some scares along the way. Elsewhere, Nottingham, Coolhurst, Chichester and St George’s all won to put [...]

November 5, 2014 Guest Contributor ESR, News, Squash Around The World 0

George Parker and Gina Kennedy are top juniors

George Parker and Gina Kennedy are top juniors

Tecnifibre British Under-19 titles go to George Parker and Gina Kennedy By Squash Mad Reporter Leicestershire’s George Parker and Kent’s Georgina Kennedy claimed the Under-19 honours yesterday at the Tecnifibre British Junior Championships in Manchester. Top seed Parker was formidable throughout, winning the Don Sanderson Trophy without dropping a game to add to the U17 [...]

November 3, 2014 Guest Contributor ESR, News, Squash Around The World 0

PSL: Elshorbagy wins on Diamonds debut but Exeter crash to home defeat

PSL: Elshorbagy wins on Diamonds debut but Exeter crash to home defeat

Simon Rosner and Nic Mueller lead Cool and the gang to a 5-0 win over Birmingham Lions By STEVE CUBBINS – Squash Mad PSL Reporter Mohamed Elshorbagy, who becomes the new world number one in November, celebrated his PSL debut for Exeter with a victory, but he could not stop St George’s Hill from leaving [...]

October 21, 2014 Guest Contributor ESR, News, Squash Around The World 0

England celebrate record medal haul

England celebrate record medal haul

Nick Matthew leads ESR in Glasgow glory trail England Squash and Racketball are celebrating their most successful Commonwealth Games medal haul. In an email to members, acting chief executive Susan Meadows praises the coaching staff and team members. What a fantastic 11 days of squash at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games, with a great profile for [...]

August 4, 2014 Alan Thatcher Commonwealth Games, ESR, News, Squash Around The World 0

Keir Worth is new chief at England Squash

Keir Worth is new chief at England Squash

Former High Performance head is tasked with lifting the game England Squash and Racketball have made Keir Worth the new chief executive. The former Head of the Coaching and Performance division returns to the Manchester HQ tasked with increasing participation figures, which have dropped to around 300,000 players. Squash Mad understands he must wait approximately [...]

June 27, 2014 Alan Thatcher ESR, News 6

World champions Nick Matthew and Laura Massaro lead Team England in Commonwealth Games

World champions Nick Matthew and Laura Massaro lead Team England in Commonwealth Games

Emma Beddoes selected to make Games debut in Glasgow World champions Laura Massaro and Nick Matthew lead Team England into the 2014 Commonwealth Games. Team England today named the squad of nine squash players who will represent them at Glasgow 2014. The squad of four women and five men will compete for medals in singles, [...]

June 4, 2014 Alan Thatcher Commonwealth Games, ESR, News 0

England team-mates clash in PSL final

England team-mates clash in PSL final

Surrey hope for six of the best with home advantage  By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad PSL Correspondent Just three days after steering England to success in the European Team Championships in Italy, team-mates Nick Matthew and Peter Barker could find themselves going head-to-head to decide the 2014 Premier Squash League (PSL) title. For the [...]

May 5, 2014 Guest Contributor ESR, News, Squash Around The World 0

England complete European double over France

England complete European double over France

Waters clinches women’s title after Serme’s shock win over Massaro By Squash Mad Correspondent Top seeds England completed their fourth successive European Team Championship double in Riccione, Italy, today, but both the men and women were made to battle by France for their titles. Alison Waters sealed a 2-1 victory in the women’s final after [...]

May 4, 2014 Guest Contributor ESR, News, Squash Around The World 2

World champion Laura Massaro hits the road, hits the headlines, and hits a few squash balls

World champion Laura Massaro hits the road, hits the headlines, and hits a few squash balls

Laura Massaro, world squash champion and media queen, gets down with the kids at Moss Side Laura Massaro took time out during a hectic day of media activity to do what she loves best, getting on court to hit a squash ball. This time, instead of being watched by a 4,000-strong crowd in Penang, scene [...]

March 27, 2014 Alan Thatcher ESR, News 0

Big cash increase for British Open women

Big cash increase for British Open women

Hull of a boost for WSA as female prize fund rises to £100k The prize fund on offer to women players in this year’s Allam British Open has been increased to £100,000. Title sponsor Dr Assem Allam and England Squash and Racketball announced the cash boost today, meaning that female players from across the world [...]

March 2, 2014 Alan Thatcher ESR, Squash Around The World 0

New squash centres planned for London and Cambridge

New squash centres planned for London and Cambridge

University squash courts set to open to the public as ESR invest in new projects NICE to report some good news on the court-building front, with squash centres planned to open in Cambridge and London linked to universities. Two high-profile developments are planned by Cambridge University and the University of East London. Both are welcome additions [...]

February 21, 2014 Alan Thatcher ESR, News, Squash Around The World 1

England Squash: Head Coach wanted

England Squash: Head Coach wanted

Job advert: ESR recruiting new Head of Coach and Performance England Squash & Racketball are seeking to recruit an exceptional individual to Head the Coaching & Performance Department and lead our vision to establish a world leading coaching and performance system for the development and performance of both coaches and players, whilst continuing to produce [...]

February 19, 2014 Guest Contributor ESR, News 0

ESR appoint interim Chief Executive

ESR appoint interim Chief Executive

New board member Susan Meadows lands short-term role as acting chief England Squash have appointed Susan Meadows as interim Chief Executive following the departure of Nick Rider. England Masters international player Meadows, from Clitheroe, has been a member of the ESR Board since November, and has a business background in health-care management. She has managed [...]

February 10, 2014 Lee Horton ESR, News, Squash Around The World 0