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Diego Elias downs Marwan ElShorbagy in Detroit

Diego Elias downs Marwan ElShorbagy in Detroit

‘It’s always difficult to play a friend’ says Abouelghar By MATT SCHOCH in Detroit There will be a new squash champion on Saturday at the Motor City Open presented by the Suburban Collection. Four former MCO champions came to Detroit this week hoping to become the third two-time champion in the pro squash event’s 20 [...]

February 2, 2019 Alan Thatcher News 0

Canary Wharf: Reigning champion Mohamed ElShorbagy back to fight for Citigold title

Canary Wharf: Reigning champion Mohamed ElShorbagy back to fight for Citigold title

Sam Todd faces daunting debut against former champion Mathieu Castagnet By ALAN THATCHER and SEAN REUTHE The main draw of March’s Citigold Wealth Management Canary Wharf Classic was released today, with World No.1 Mohamed ElShorbagy set to begin his title defence against either fellow Egyptian Omar Mosaad or Spain’s Borja Golan at London’s East Wintergarden. [...]

February 1, 2019 Alan Thatcher News 0

Rachael Chadwick storms into Edinburgh quarter-finals

Rachael Chadwick storms into Edinburgh quarter-finals

All-American clash features two Olivias By STEVE CUBBINS in Edinburgh Thursday evening at Edinburgh Sports Club saw yesterday’s women’s winners take on the seeded players as they bid to reach the quarters, plus eight men’s matches to decide who was pitted against the men’s seeds. Seven of the women’s matches went to seeding, the exception [...]

February 1, 2019 Alan Thatcher News 0
Adrian Waller so close to shock win over Mohamed Abouelghar

Adrian Waller so close to shock win over Mohamed Abouelghar

Salem rocks Rodriguez in Detroit thriller By MATT SCHOCH Three of the top four seeds advanced Thursday to the semifinals of The Motor City Open presented by the Suburban Collection. And unseeded Zahed Salem crashed the party. Salem made it [...]

February 1, 2019 News
Paul Coll climbs into world top six

Paul Coll climbs into world top six

Kiwi rises above Rodriguez in PSA rankings By SEAN REUTHE  New Zealand’s Paul Coll has risen to a career-high ranking of World No.6 after the PSA Men’s World Rankings for February were released today (February 1). Coll, the highest ranked [...]

February 1, 2019 News
Joelle King climbs to three in the world

Joelle King climbs to three in the world

Kiwi rewarded for run of fine form By SEAN REUTHE New Zealand’s Joelle King has claimed a career-high ranking of World No.3 after the PSA Women’s World Rankings for February were released today (February 1). Cambridge-based King, 30, has been [...]

February 1, 2019 News
James Willstrop tops high quality Nationals field

James Willstrop tops high quality Nationals field

Home hero Declan James hopes to shine in Nottingham By DONNA HELMER Commonwealth Games Gold medallist James Willstrop will headline a top-class men’s draw when the 45th edition of the AJ Bell British National Squash Championships gets under way in [...]

February 1, 2019 News
Canadian trio face tough task in Cleveland Classic

Canadian trio face tough task in Cleveland Classic

Letourneau squeezes past Mendez in thriller By JOE RUSSELL in Cleveland Canadian trio Samantha Cornett, Hollie Naughton and Danielle Letourneau all powered their way through to the second round of the Cleveland Classic, but some seriously strong seeds stand in [...]

February 1, 2019 News
Adrian Waller takes out Raphael Kandra in Motor City Open

Adrian Waller takes out Raphael Kandra in Motor City Open

Home heroes Harrity and Hanson go down fighting By MATT SCHOCH in Detroit Two seeds fell in upsets and three former champions moved on in Round of 16 squash action at the Motor City Open presented by the Suburban Collection. [...]

January 31, 2019 News
Georgia leads home celebrations in Edinburgh

Georgia leads home celebrations in Edinburgh

Hutton leads English trio home on day one in Scotland By STEVE CUBBINS in Edinburgh The 2019 edition of the Edinburgh Sports Club Open got under way in the Scottish capital with eight first round matches in the Women’s PSA [...]

January 31, 2019 News
Nour El Sherbini books place in PSA World Tour Finals

Nour El Sherbini books place in PSA World Tour Finals

Stars battle for place in play-offs By ELLIE MAWSON Egypt’s World No.2 Nour El Sherbini has booked her place at the season-ending PSA World Tour Finals after her victory over World No.1 Raneem El Welily in the final of the [...]

January 31, 2019 News
Home heroes Harrity and Hanson drive through in Detroit

Home heroes Harrity and Hanson drive through in Detroit

‘The US has not been a dominant force on tour; we’re out to change that’ says happy Harrity By MATT SCHOCH – Squash Mad Correspondent In the first 19 years of the Motor City Open presented by the Suburban Collection, [...]

January 30, 2019 News
Joy for Jazz and Sam in British Under-23 finals

Joy for Jazz and Sam in British Under-23 finals

Todd becomes youngest winner at 15 By ALAN THATCHER – Squash Mad Editor Sam Todd and Jasmine Hutton made it an English double at the Prince British Under-23 Championships at Roehampton. Todd, the 15-year-old from Pontefract, became the youngest winner [...]

January 28, 2019 News
Ali Farag takes ToC title and the number one spot in March

Ali Farag takes ToC title and the number one spot in March

From 2-0 and 6-2 down, Farag hits back to claim ‘a dream win’ as El Sherbini clinches hat-trick By SEAN REUTHE in New York Egyptian duo Ali Farag and Nour El Sherbini are the 2019 J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions [...]

January 25, 2019 News
All-Egyptian finals in JP Morgan Tournament of Champions

All-Egyptian finals in JP Morgan Tournament of Champions

Big four to battle it out at Grand Central By SEAN REUTHE in New York An Egyptian quartet will feature in the finals of the J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions for the first time in history as the world’s top [...]

January 24, 2019 News