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Tickets on sale for Men’s World Teams

Tickets on sale for Men’s World Teams

Squash On Fire to host World Teams in Washington DC By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent Tickets for the 2019 World Squash Federation (WSF) Men’s World Team Squash Championship – which is being staged in the United States for the first time in the event’s 50-year history this December – have gone on [...]

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

U.S. Open Tickets on Sale as FS Investments Renews Title Sponsorship

U.S. Open Tickets on Sale as FS Investments Renews Title Sponsorship

Support for SquashSmarts as sponsorship helps access, equality, community and excellence By SEAN REUTHE  Tickets are now available for the 2019 FS Investments U.S. Open Squash Championships, which takes place between October 5-12, via usopensquash.com/tickets. FS Investments, title sponsor of the 2018 U.S. Open Squash Championships, has committed to serve as the tournament’s title sponsor [...]

June 24, 2019 Alan Thatcher News, Squash Around The World 0

Devon dominate at Racketball inter-counties

Devon dominate at Racketball inter-counties

Nottingham host 19 teams on tough weekend By ALAN THATCHER and MARK FULLER Much as the team at Squash Mad detest the ridiculous name thrust on racketball by a drunken think-tank committee, we salute the efforts being made to repair the damage. This culminated in the introduction of the first combined inter-county finals competition at [...]

June 12, 2019 Alan Thatcher News, Racketball, Squash Around The World 0

Edgbaston to host Head Racketball National Champs

Edgbaston to host Head Racketball National Champs

Record numbers set for July showdown By DONNA HELMER – Squash Mad Correspondent A record numbers of players are expected to turn out for the newly merged HEAD National Racketball Championships at Edgbaston Priory Club next month. The two-day event, which takes place over the weekend of 6-7th July, is expected to lure a huge [...]

June 10, 2019 Alan Thatcher Growing the game, News, Racketball, Squash Around The World 0

Mauritius to host PSA Gold men’s event

Mauritius to host PSA Gold men’s event

Stars return for $100k Necker Open By SEAN REUTHE  Mauritius will host a professional squash tournament for the first time after the Professional Squash Association (PSA) announced today that an agreement had been reached with title sponsors Necker Gestion Privée to bring a men’s PSA World Tour Gold tournament to the island in June 2020. [...]

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

Miguel Rodriguez back to defend Guatemala title

Miguel Rodriguez back to defend Guatemala title

Diego Elias seeded to meet him in final again By ELLIE MAWSON Colombia’s World No.7 Miguel Rodriguez will headline the XII Torneo Internacional PSA Sporta when the PSA Bronze tournament takes place from May 29 to June 2 in Guatemala. Defending champion Rodriguez will be back in action at this season’s tournament after claiming last [...]

April 28, 2019 Alan Thatcher News, Squash Around The World 0

Squash player’s family killed in Sri Lanka bombing

Squash player’s family killed in Sri Lanka bombing

Our sympathies to Essex player Ben Nicholson after Sri Lanka tragedy  By LEE HORTON and ALEX WAN The heartfelt thoughts of everyone in squash go out to Essex player Ben Nicholson, whose wife and two children were killed in the horror bombings in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday. In a statement released over the weekend, [...]

April 23, 2019 Alan Thatcher News, Squash Around The World 0

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