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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

Ben Coleman and Alison Waters win at Wimbledon

Ben Coleman and Alison Waters win at Wimbledon

Experience triumphs over youth at Wimbledon  By PHIL RUSHWORTH – Squash Mad Correspondent It was a tale of experience vs youth in this year’s finals of the Wimbledon Cup. In the women’s final, world No. 11 Alison Waters was going for her third successive title, up against 21-year-old Kace Bartley. While in the men’s match, [...]

November 7, 2018 Alan Thatcher News, Squash Around The World 0

AJ Bell confirmed as title sponsor for 2019 British Nationals

AJ Bell confirmed as title sponsor for 2019 British Nationals

Event moves to Nottingham in February By DONNA HELMER England Squash is delighted to announce AJ Bell as the title sponsor for the 2019 British National Squash Championships to be staged in Nottingham from 12 -17 February 2019. The agreement sees AJ Bell increase its presence in the sport having previously sponsored the 2013 and [...]

October 25, 2018 Alan Thatcher News, Squash Around The World 0

Nick Matthew signs Global Ambassador deal with Dunlop

Nick Matthew signs Global Ambassador deal with Dunlop

‘I’m excited to be nurturing the next generation of players’ By FAYE ANDREWS – Squash Mad Correspondent Nick Matthew OBE, one of the most successful squash players of all time, has extended his relationship with Dunlop by signing a three-year ambassador deal. Nick, a former World Number One and three-time World Champion, used Dunlop equipment [...]

October 22, 2018 Alan Thatcher News, Squash Around The World 0

Best of British to descend on Nottingham for Junior Champs

Best of British to descend on Nottingham for Junior Champs

Nick Wall and Alice Green are top seeds By DONNA HELMER The finest juniors from across Britain will compete at the 2018 edition of the Dunlop British Junior Championships with former champions Nick Wall and Alice Green headlining the boys and girls Under 19 draws respectively from 26-28 October in Nottingham after the draws were [...]

October 19, 2018 Alan Thatcher News, Squash Around The World 1

UK racketball players compete in US Racquetball World Champs

UK racketball players compete in US Racquetball World Champs

Jay Munoz goes from silver to gold in over-35s By TIMOTHY BAGHURST – Squash Mad US Racquetball Correspondent For the first time, UK racketball players competed in the Senior World Racquetball Championships in Albuquerque, New Mexico.  More than 200 racquetball and racketball players from the ages of 35 to 95-plus descended on Albuquerque for the [...]

October 2, 2018 Guest Contributor Growing the game, Racketball, Squash Around The World 1

Alexandria International cancelled

Alexandria International cancelled

PSA Gold event suffers ‘funding instability’ By SEAN REUTHE The Professional Squash Association (PSA) has announced that the Alexandria International Squash Open, which had been postponed from September to November, has been cancelled due to funding instability. The PSA has been in close contact with the tournament organisers, the Egyptian Squash Federation and other key [...]

September 13, 2018 Guest Contributor Squash Around The World 0

Broadcast breakthroughs in Birmingham

Broadcast breakthroughs in Birmingham

SQUASHTV plan live coverage of Dunlop British Junior Open and European Team Championships By ELLIE MAWSON The Professional Squash Association (PSA) has reached agreements with England Squash, Edgbaston Priory Club and the University of Birmingham which will see SQUASHTV, the broadcast arm of the PSA, produce live coverage of January’s Dunlop British Junior Open and [...]

August 28, 2018 Alan Thatcher News, Squash Around The World 0

Malaysia to host 2020 Women’s World Teams

Malaysia to host 2020 Women’s World Teams

Bukit Jalil National Centre to host top stars By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent The World Squash Federation has awarded the right to host the 2020 WSF Women’s World Team Squash Championship to Malaysia. The 22nd edition of the biennial event will take place at the 10-court Bukit Jalil National Squash Centre in [...]

August 20, 2018 Howard Harding News, Squash Around The World 0

Egypt and Malaysia top new world junior rankings

Egypt and Malaysia top new world junior rankings

Cairo pair make their mark in PSA events By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent Players from Egypt and Malaysia share the No.1 positions in the inaugural WSF and PSA World Junior Rankings revealed today by the World Squash Federation and Professional Squash Association. The August Under-19 rankings are headed by Egyptians – Cairo [...]

August 2, 2018 Howard Harding News, Squash Around The World 0

WSF reveal Youth Olympic Games Squash Ambassadors

WSF reveal Youth Olympic Games Squash Ambassadors

Young stars to showcase squash in Argentina in October By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent Thirty six young squash players from 27 nations spread across the globe will experience the sport’s first taste of Olympic competition at the Youth Olympic Games in Argentina in October. Squash has been chosen as a “showcase” sport [...]

May 27, 2018 Howard Harding Growing the game, News, Squash Around The World 0

World Masters heads to Poland in 2020

World Masters heads to Poland in 2020

With 33 courts, Hasta La Vista is world’s biggest squash club By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent   The World Squash Federation (WSF) has awarded the rights to host the 2020 World Masters Squash Championships to Poland. Fittingly, the world championships boasting the biggest field will take place at the world’s biggest club [...]

April 24, 2018 Howard Harding News, Squash Around The World 0