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Elias to make Macau Open debut as top seed

Elias to make Macau Open debut as top seed

Diego Elias to make Macau debut as top seed alongside local favourite Annie Au By ALEX WAN – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor The annual Macau Squash Open returns onto the PSA calendar once again and will continue to feature equal prize money of US$ 50,000 each for both the men’s and women’s events. The [...]

April 8, 2019 Alex Wan News, Squash Around The World 0

PSA reaches 250k page likes on Facebook

PSA reaches 250k page likes on Facebook

Another social media success for PSA By SEAN REUTHE  The official Facebook page of the PSA World Tour has reached 250,000 page likes – meaning there has been a 25% increase in total followers across all of the Professional Squash Association’s (PSA) social media channels over the past 12 months. The milestone comes just a [...]

March 29, 2019 Alan Thatcher News, Squash Around The World 0

Chinese Taipei to make debut in World Junior Team Championship

Chinese Taipei to make debut in World Junior Team Championship

Malaysia hosts world junior event in August By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent Chinese Taipei are set to make their debut in the 2019 WSF Women’s World Junior Team Squash Championship in Malaysia in August. Hosted by the Squash Rackets Association of Malaysia (SRAM) for the third time since 1993, the biennial World [...]

March 4, 2019 Alan Thatcher News, Squash Around The World 0

PSA and Grabyo offer up extra video content for squash fans

PSA and Grabyo offer up extra video content for squash fans

PSA video content achieved 3.5m hits during ToC in New York By SEAN REUTHE  During the 2018-2019 PSA World Championships presented by the Walter Family, the Professional Squash Association (PSA) will serve its global audience by enhancing its social and digital offering through its partnership with Grabyo. After a successful 2018 campaign, the PSA will [...]

February 20, 2019 Alan Thatcher News, Squash Around The World 0

PSA in deal to stream live squash on Facebook Watch

PSA in deal to stream live squash on Facebook Watch

Chicago launch gives new exposure to the game By SEAN REUTHE The Professional Squash Association (PSA) have signed a multi-year agreement with Facebook to bring live matches from the PSA Tour to Facebook Watch. These matches will be available to territories outside of Europe and Japan on a non-exclusive basis. Live action up until the [...]

February 19, 2019 Alan Thatcher Growing the game, News, Squash Around The World 0

Deloitte gatecrash Citigold Corporate Squash Challenge quarter finals

Deloitte gatecrash Citigold Corporate Squash Challenge quarter finals

Citigold Corporate Challenge final takes place at Canary Wharf’s East Wintergarden By SEAN REUTHE With all but one of the last 16 matches completed in the Citigold Wealth Management Corporate Squash Challenge, Deloitte have gatecrashed the quarter-finals to join the last eight in contention for this coveted title. Citigold Wealth Management’s representing team, Citi A, [...]

February 4, 2019 Alan Thatcher News, Squash Around The World 0

British Open tickets on sale

British Open tickets on sale

  Stars head to Hull in May By SEAN REUTHE Tickets are on sale now for the 2019 Allam British Open, with the best squash players in the world set to appear at the University of Hull Sports and Fitness Centre between May 20-26. The British Open is the sport’s longest-running and most established tournament [...]

February 4, 2019 Alan Thatcher News, Squash Around The World 0

Ryan Cuskelly top seed in Pittsburgh

Ryan Cuskelly top seed in Pittsburgh

Prize money more than doubles to $52,000 By ELLIE MAWSON The main draw for February’s Three Rivers Capital Pittsburgh Open has been released with Australia’s World No.14 Ryan Cuskelly and Switzerland’s World No.18 Nicolas Mueller seeded to meet in the final of the PSA World Tour Bronze tournament, which will take place between February 6-10. [...]

February 1, 2019 Alan Thatcher News, Squash Around The World 0

Top seeds Pakistan and Malaysia triumph In Asian Junior Championships

Top seeds Pakistan and Malaysia triumph In Asian Junior Championships

India fall in final after shock win over Malaysia By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent Favourites Pakistan and Malaysia triumphed in the men’s and women’s finals of the 19th Asian Junior Team Squash Championships at the Squash Centre in the Ambassador City Jomtien in Pattaya, Thailand. After overcoming Hong Kong China in the [...]

January 22, 2019 Alan Thatcher News, Squash Around The World 0

PSA sign retail deal with Squash Pro Shop

PSA sign retail deal with Squash Pro Shop

Sales deal for World Champs and North American territory By ELLIE MAWSON The Professional Squash Association (PSA) have signed a partnership with Chicago-based retailer Squash Pro Shop, Inc which will see them become the PSA’s Official North American Retailer. As part of the agreement, Squash Pro Shop will also be the Official Retailer of the [...]

January 16, 2019 Alan Thatcher News, Squash Around The World 0

Citi Star in Round One of Citigold Wealth Management Corporate Challenge

Citi Star in Round One of Citigold Wealth Management Corporate Challenge

Company sides bid for glass-court glamour By ALAN THATCHER The first round of the Citigold Wealth Management Corporate Squash Challenge has concluded with the Citi ‘A’ team playing a starring role as they upset 5/8 seeds FCA to reach the last 16. Elsewhere in the draw, ex-World No.5 Peter Barker couldn’t help his Tradition side [...]

January 4, 2019 Alan Thatcher News, Squash Around The World 0

Egypt and Malaysia headline 2019 British Junior Open draws

Egypt and Malaysia headline 2019 British Junior Open draws

Asal aims to retain boys’ under-19 title  By DONNA HELMER  The finest juniors from around the world will descend on Birmingham, England for the 93rd edition of the Dunlop British Junior Open, with Egypt and Malaysia dominating the 2019 draws after the seedings were finalised yesterday. More than 750 girls and boys representing 50 nations [...]

December 12, 2018 Alan Thatcher News, Squash Around The World 0

British Open Masters to return to Hull after three-year absence

British Open Masters to return to Hull after three-year absence

University courts will be ideal hunting ground for iconic Masters titles By DONNA HELMER England Squash and England Squash Masters have announced that the 2019 British Open Masters Championships will be played alongside the Allam British Open in Hull from May 20-26. The move follows the £16 million redevelopment of the University of Hull sports [...]

November 28, 2018 Alan Thatcher Growing the game, Squash Around The World 0

Tickets on sale for Manchester Women’s Open

Tickets on sale for Manchester Women’s Open

$76,000 prize fund on offer By SEAN REUTHE  Tickets for next year’s Manchester Open are now on general sale, with the National Squash Centre set to host a number of the world’s leading female players between May 9-13, 2019. The Manchester Open, a women’s-only PSA World Tour Silver tournament, will see players compete for the [...]

November 23, 2018 Alan Thatcher Growing the game, News, Squash Around The World 0

Citigold Corporate Challenge under way

Citigold Corporate Challenge under way

Citigold Corporate finalists to play on the glass court during Canary Wharf Classic Classic By ALAN THATCHER and SEAN REUTHE Corporate companies will soon be challenging each other on the squash court instead of the boardroom or the trading floor as the Citigold Wealth Management Corporate Squash Challenge gets under way in London. A bumper [...]

November 16, 2018 Alan Thatcher News, Squash Around The World 0