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Welsh wizard Joel Makin makes it into the world top ten

Welsh wizard Joel Makin makes it into the world top ten

First Welshman in top 10 since David Evans in 2002 By ELLIE MAWSON – Squash Mad Correspondent Joel Makin has become the first Welshman since David Evans in 2002 to break the top 10 after the PSA Men’s World Rankings for March were released today (March 1). Makin, the 25-year-old from Pembrokeshire, rises one place [...]

March 1, 2020 Guest Contributor News 0

Belgium’s Tinne Gilis break into women’s top 20

Belgium’s Tinne Gilis break into women’s top 20

Raneem reigns for 15th consecutive month By ELLIE MAWSON – Squash Mad Correspondent Belgium’s Tinne Gilis has achieved a career-high World Ranking of No.19 after breaking into the top 20 for the first time in her career following the release of the PSA Women’s World Rankings for March today (March 1). The 21-year-old from Mol [...]

March 1, 2020 Guest Contributor News 0

History made as American pair reach Windy City quarter-finals for the first time

History made as American pair reach Windy City quarter-finals for the first time

‘We need women to consider turning pro after college’ says Blatchford Clyne By SEAN REUTHE – Squash Mad Correspondent US duo Amanda Sobhy and Olivia Blatchford Clyne have made history. Yesterday’s victories mean that the quarter-finals of the Windy City Open presented by the Walter Family will feature two Americans for the first time in [...]

March 1, 2020 Alan Thatcher News 0
Canary Wharf Countdown: Tom Ford reveals his battle against chronic fatigue

Canary Wharf Countdown: Tom Ford reveals his battle against chronic fatigue

Big Interview: 11 Points with Tom Ford By ALAN THATCHER – Squash Mad Editor THIS YEAR’S Wild Card Challenge in the St. James’s Place Canary Wharf Classic features two extremely talented English players, Tom Ford and Joe Lee, who have [...]

February 29, 2020 Alan's Blog, Interviews, News
Nour El Tayeb tumbles as seeds suffer on day of shocks in Windy City Open

Nour El Tayeb tumbles as seeds suffer on day of shocks in Windy City Open

Lucy Turmel meets Rowan Elaraby in battle of the giant killers   By SEAN REUTHE – Squash Mad Correspondent Nour El Tayeb and Joelle King, the 2018 finalists, fell to shock defeats against World No.20 Rowan Elaraby and World No.19 Nadine [...]

February 29, 2020 News
Daryl Selby wins Chicago marathon as injured Asal bows out

Daryl Selby wins Chicago marathon as injured Asal bows out

Sabrina Sobhy makes it three Americans in round two By SEAN REUTHE – Squash Mad Correspondent Two amazing marathon matches lit up day one of the Windy City Open presented by the Walter Family, with astonishing triumphs for Egypt’s Youssef [...]

February 28, 2020 News
CSA Men’s National Championships: Victor Crouin learns the Harvard Way

CSA Men’s National Championships: Victor Crouin learns the Harvard Way

Coaching legends look on as 58 College teams battle it out By RICHARD MILLMAN – Squash Mad Correspondent Fifty-eight of the sixty-eight ranked men’s teams of the CSA Intercollegiate Men’s Squash association are scheduled to compete in the Intercollegiate Men’s [...]

February 25, 2020 News
Sublime Sobhy soars to success in Cincinatti final

Sublime Sobhy soars to success in Cincinatti final

‘My team and I looked at every part of my game and I have come back stronger’ By NATHAN DUGAN – Squash Mad Correspondent Amanda Sobhy may have had a January to forget on the PSA World Tour, but tonight [...]

February 25, 2020 News
Joe Lee and Tom Ford back in the limelight at Canary Wharf

Joe Lee and Tom Ford back in the limelight at Canary Wharf

Winner books wild card spot for next year By ALAN THATCHER – Squash Mad Editor This year’s Wildcard Challenge at the St. James’s Place Canary Wharf Classic features two extremely talented English players, Tom Ford and Joe Lee, who have [...]

February 24, 2020 News
Six of the best as Harvard make history

Six of the best as Harvard make history

Way’s Crimson crackers cruise to 83rd consecutive victory By CSA Reporters  Top seeds Harvard created history as they claimed a record sixth straight Howe Cup by winning the College Squash Association women’s Team Championship after beating No.2 seeds Princeton 6-1 [...]

February 24, 2020 News
Harvard girls chase record sixth straight College team title

Harvard girls chase record sixth straight College team title

Hosts Yale fall to Princeton By CSA Reporters On day two of the CSA Women’s Team National Championships, top-seeded Harvard ran away with an 8-1 victory over Trinity to clinch a spot in the Howe Cup finals for the 12th [...]

February 23, 2020 News
Top seeds march through on day one of College Women’s Team Championship

Top seeds march through on day one of College Women’s Team Championship

Harvard and Trinity sweep through 9-0 and meet in semi-finals By CSA Reporters  The 2020 College Squash Association National Collegiate Women’s Team Championships started with a full day of highly competitive action on Friday. All five divisions had matches at [...]

February 22, 2020 News
How Sandra’s years of success inspired new champion Iulia to beat her

How Sandra’s years of success inspired new champion Iulia to beat her

Luxembourg ladies learn and improve By TONY GRIFFIN – Squash Mad Correspondent I first meet Sandra Denis in September 2019 when Xavi Blasco, Bertrand Tissot and I started working together with the Luxembourg national teams. She has been the national [...]

February 21, 2020 Coaching and Development, News
Nour El Tayeb ‘back to a good level of squash’ ahead of Windy City Open

Nour El Tayeb ‘back to a good level of squash’ ahead of Windy City Open

‘My goal is the same as it was at the start of the season’ By SEAN REUTHE – Squash Mad Correspondent Egypt’s World No.5 Nour El Tayeb says that she is finding her form again as she prepares to kickstart [...]

February 21, 2020 News
US star Chris Hanson launches RIA Eyewear company and targets top pros

US star Chris Hanson launches RIA Eyewear company and targets top pros

‘We believe safety and high performance can coexist with eye protection’  By ALAN THATCHER – Squash Mad Editor American number two Chris Hanson has done much more than simply join the current debate about eye safety in squash. The New [...]

February 20, 2020 Alan's Blog, Growing the game, News