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Mostafa Asal takes swipe at ‘jealous’, ‘aggressive’ fellow squash tour pros

Egypt’s Mostafa Asal has broken his silence on the circumstances which propelled him to the World No.1 ranking he so cherished, as he lambasted...

Victor Crouin: ‘Mostafa Asal has responsibilities as our new World No.1’

Victor Crouin says Mostafa Asal must face up to his responsibilities as squash’s new world No.1 and be a good role model to aspiring...

“There was a loud crack – I immediately knew it was bad….”

Lisa Aitken has told Squash Mad the heart-wrenching story of the gruesome knee injury she sustained at the Women’s World Team Championship in Cairo...

Ben Ford: ‘Gina Kennedy’s best squash still to come in 2023’

English coach Ben Ford has issued a six out of 10 report card for Gina Kennedy’s Tournament of Champions campaign, while giving his assessment...

Mike Harris: ‘My quest to save squash left me scarred and miserable’

The immensely popular Mike Harris - AKA ‘Mr Squash’ - has opened up to Squash Mad about the toll last year took on his...

How Mostafa Asal can stay as world squash No 1 – Jansher Khan

Earlier this month, Mostafa Asal became the third youngest male player to become world No.1 in the professional era, beaten to the punch only...

ToC squash 2023: Pat Rooney to block out noise against Mostafa Asal

Pat Rooney has admitted that he is determined to “block out the noise” when he faces newly-crowned world squash No.1 Mostafa Asal in the...

Marwan ElShorbagy exclusive: “Every single rule was broken” in infamous Mostafa Asal battle

Marwan ElShorbagy has broken the ‘official’ post-match silence that has echoed around squash following his tumultuous Houston Open semi-final against Mostafa Asal. In another Squash...

From suspensions and overworking, the lessons Mostafa Asal has learned

INTERVIEW: Squash Mad speaks to the young Egyptian on the cusp of taking PSA top spot - with a message to rival coaches Mostafa Asal...

“Don’t listen to the doom-mongers – US squash is in rude health”

Robert Gibralter – pioneer of the famous steel squash court in New York and recently appointed Director of Growth at the Squash and Education...

Hania El Hammamy exclusive: “I can end the season as world no.1”

In part two of a wide-ranging interview with RJ Mitchell, Egypt's Hania El Hammamy looks back at her 2022 highlights and reveals her focus...

Ali Farag on 2022: “Elation and frustration… and I’ve still not played my best squash’

In part two of his end-of-year exclusive with Squash Mad, world champion Ali Farag looks back on his 2022 highlights and tells us of...

England star Finnlay Withington won’t temper his attacking instincts

Interview by Mike Dale England’s brightest young talent Finnlay Withington insists he won’t compromise his all-out attacking style as he begins his career in the...

Ali Farag Exclusive: World champion reveals the pain and uncertainty surrounding his knee injury

‘I need to change my movement and strengthen my injured leg, but that won’t happen overnight so I can’t plan a timetable for my...

Double Interview: Camille Serme and Coline Aumard come out of retirement to play for France

By JEROME ELHAIK (Squash Mad Correspondent) France’s Camille Serme and Coline Aumard will pull on their country's jersey once more at the Women’s World Team...

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