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Declan James takes success in his stride

Declan James takes success in his stride

‘It was nice to win but I need to go back to basics’ By GEOFF BEW – Squash Mad Columnist Rising star Declan James plans to celebrate the biggest win of his career by “going back to the drawing board”. Fresh from his victory over James Willstrop at the PSA International Open in Nantes, you [...]

September 25, 2018 Geoff Bew Interviews, News 0

Reigning champion Fiona Moverley relishes return to Nantes

Reigning champion Fiona Moverley relishes return to Nantes

‘Biggest title of my career’ By ELLIE MAWSON England’s World No.24 Fiona Moverley is looking forward to heading back to Nantes to defend her title when the Open International de Squash de Nantes takes place between September 4-9. Held at the stunning Théâtre Graslin, the Open International de Squash de Nantes will be the first [...]

August 28, 2018 Alan Thatcher Interviews, News 0

James Willstrop interview: Squash should not demean itself in the pursuit of a place in the Olympics

James Willstrop interview: Squash should not demean itself in the pursuit of a place in the Olympics

‘Squash must stop begging to join the party’ Interview by GEOFF BEW Squash should not demean itself in pursuit of being accepted into the Olympic Games, says one of the world’s top players. Three consecutive bids to get the sport into the global showpiece have been rejected in recent years, causing bewilderment among supporters. The [...]

August 22, 2018 Geoff Bew Interviews, News 3

Gregoire Marche excited to be in the spotlight on stage in Nantes

Gregoire Marche excited to be in the spotlight on stage in Nantes

Willstrop in the way as French ace bids for fourth Nantes title in a row By SEAN REUTHE France’s Gregoire Marche is relishing the prospect of playing in front of passionate home support when he returns to defend his title at the Open International de Squash de Nantes between September 4-9. Held at the stunning [...]

August 21, 2018 Alan Thatcher Interviews, News 0

James Willstrop Interview: How a vegan diet powers him to success

James Willstrop Interview: How a vegan diet powers him to success

‘I try not to get hung up on food and sometimes you have to accept what’s available’ By GEOFF BEW – Squash Mad Health and Fitness Editor Squash is recognised as one of the world’s most physically gruelling sports – so imagine competing at the highest level on a vegan diet. You might consider it [...]

August 15, 2018 Geoff Bew Interviews, News 0

Reigning champion Laura Massaro faces day one danger in Dubai

Reigning champion Laura Massaro faces day one danger in Dubai

‘It feels nice and relaxed during the day, but then there’s the intensity of the matches at night’ By ELLIE MAWSON Defending champion Laura Massaro is looking forward to defending her title when the ATCO PSA Dubai World Series Finals light up the Emirates Golf Club this week from June 5-9. The two-time World Series [...]

June 4, 2018 Alan Thatcher Interviews, News 0

Camille Serme looks forward to PSA Dubai World Series Finals

Camille Serme looks forward to PSA Dubai World Series Finals

‘It’s so special and I won’t feel under pressure’ By SEAN REUTHE France’s World No.5 Camille Serme is relishing a return to Dubai when the ATCO PSA Dubai World Series Finals takes place from June 5-9 at the Emirates Golf Club. The Frenchwoman has endured a frustrating season by her standards after a hugely successful [...]

June 3, 2018 Alan Thatcher Interviews, News 0

Joelle King looks forward to Dubai debut

Joelle King looks forward to Dubai debut

‘I am so excited to be part of it’ says New Zealand’s golden girl By ELLIE MAWSON New Zealand’s World No.4 Joelle King is looking forward to competing in her first ever ATCO PSA Dubai World Series Finals when the tournament takes place at Dubai’s Emirates Golf Club from June 5-9. The Kiwi has enjoyed [...]

May 31, 2018 Alan Thatcher Interviews, News 0

Date in Dubai is a dream come true for Miguel Rodriguez

Date in Dubai is a dream come true for Miguel Rodriguez

‘When I was a kid I dreamed of playing this tournament’ By ELLIE MAWSON Colombia’s World No.14 Miguel Angel Rodriguez cannot wait to return to Dubai when the ATCO PSA World Series Finals light up the Emirates Golf Club from June 5-9. The ‘Colombian Cannonball’ is currently in the form of his life after claiming [...]

May 30, 2018 Alan Thatcher Interviews, News 0

Simon Rösner relishes return to Dubai for PSA World Series Finals

Simon Rösner relishes return to Dubai for PSA World Series Finals

‘I feel privileged to be among these guys and I know I need to start well’ By SEAN REUTHE Germany’s Simon Rösner is relishing a return to Dubai as the World No.6 heads to the emirate for the season-ending ATCO PSA Dubai World Series Finals between June 5-9, which will be contested by the world’s [...]

May 29, 2018 Alan Thatcher Interviews, News 0

Nour El Sherbini aims to dominate in Dubai finals

Nour El Sherbini aims to dominate in Dubai finals

‘We all love playing in Dubai and I’m excited about the new venue’ By ELLIE MAWSON  Egypt’s World No.1 Nour El Sherbini has insisted there is no pressure on her ahead of the season-ending ATCO PSA Dubai World Series Finals which takes place June 5-9 at the Emirates Golf Club. The Egyptian, who finished top [...]

May 26, 2018 Alan Thatcher Interviews, News 0

Mohamed ElShorbagy targets Dubai defence

Mohamed ElShorbagy targets Dubai defence

‘I’m back on track and taking it more seriously than ever’ By ELLIE MAWSON World No.1 Mohamed ElShorbagy is hungry to defend his title and finish a strong season on a high with victory at the season-ending ATCO PSA Dubai World Series Finals – with the lucrative tournament set to light up Dubai’s Emirates Golf [...]

May 24, 2018 Alan Thatcher Interviews, News 0

Interview: Nick Matthew goes for gold in Gold Coast

Interview: Nick Matthew goes for gold in Gold Coast

Thoughts of gold and golf, with the British Open in between and a brave new world lying ahead Interview by ALAN THATCHER, Squash Mad Editor Nick Matthew flew out with the England squad today to compete in his final Commonwealth Games, with his heart set on a third singles gold medal after triumphing in Glasgow [...]

March 30, 2018 Alan Thatcher Alan's Blog, Interviews, News 0

Interview with Gary Crossland, inventor of the Squash Tech Buddy

Interview with Gary Crossland, inventor of the Squash Tech Buddy

‘We changed the name from Squash Swinger…’  By ROSANNA RADLINSKA – Squash Mad European Correspondent   While browsing Facebook I came across a fan page of Jorvik Squash Academy some time ago, and the video clips were not the usual video clips showing players repeating or demonstrating a certain technique (although I must admit that [...]

February 23, 2018 Rosanna Radlinska-Tyma Fun Stuff, Growing the game, Interviews, News 1

Marwan ElShorbagy aims for Chicago repeat one year after major breakthrough triumph

Marwan ElShorbagy aims for Chicago repeat one year after major breakthrough triumph

‘Beating my brother gave me a lot of confidence’ By SEAN REUTHE   World Championship runner-up Marwan ElShorbagy will return to the scene of one of his biggest ever victories on the PSA World Tour later this week when the Egyptian competes at the 2018 Windy City Open presented by the Walter Family & EquiTrust [...]

February 20, 2018 Alan Thatcher Interviews, News 0