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Mohamed ElShorbagy meets James Willstrop in San Francisco semi-finals

Mohamed ElShorbagy meets James Willstrop in San Francisco semi-finals

Nicol David fights back from game ball down against Victoria Lust By SEAN REUTHE in San Francisco   Former World No.1s Mohamed ElShorbagy and James Willstrop will meet for the 21st time on the PSA World Tour after they both claimed wins to reach the semi-finals of the 2017 Oracle NetSuite Open, PSA M100 tournament [...]

September 28, 2017 Guest Contributor News 0

Home hopes get tough draws in Hong Kong

Home hopes get tough draws in Hong Kong

Max Lee draws Mohamed ElShorbagy in first round By NATHAN CLARKE   The main draw of the 2017 Cathay Pacific Sun Hung Kai Financial Hong Kong Open has thrown up some difficult first round fixtures for the home players on display after the country’s No.1 male player Max Lee and tournament wildcards Leo Au and [...]

September 28, 2017 Guest Contributor News 0

James Willstrop weathers storm in San Francisco Match of the Bay

James Willstrop weathers storm in San Francisco Match of the Bay

‘I was a bit cloudy in my head’ By SEAN REUTHE and ALAN THATCHER   The opening day of main draw action at the 2017 Oracle NetSuite Open saw all but two of the seeded players across the mens and women’s events make it through to the quarter-final stage, with last year’s runner-up James Willstrop [...]

September 27, 2017 Alan Thatcher News 0
Biggest and best Hong Kong Open in November

Biggest and best Hong Kong Open in November

Record prize fund of $305,000 By ALAN THATCHER and NATHAN CLARKE   The world’s greatest squash players will return to Asia for the 2017 Cathay Pacific Sun Hung Kai Financial Hong Kong Open between November 14-19 in what will be [...]

September 26, 2017 News
English pair win hardball World Doubles finals

English pair win hardball World Doubles finals

By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent   England claimed two of the three titles on offer, for the second time in a row, when Clive Leach and John Russell, and Suzie Pierrepont and Georgina Stoker, struck gold in [...]

September 25, 2017 News
England stars back World Squash Day

England stars back World Squash Day

Laura and Nick urge clubs to get involved to grow the game By Alan Thatcher, Squash Mad Editor England’s leading squash players are encouraging every club in the country to open their doors to support World Squash Day. This annual [...]

September 25, 2017 Alan's Blog, Growing the game, News
John Russell takes out top hardball seeds

John Russell takes out top hardball seeds

Finals day in St Louis By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent   England’s John Russell twice defied the seedings on day three of the Stifel World Hardball Doubles Squash Championships by contributing towards the downfall of two sets [...]

September 24, 2017 News
Double Egyptian delight in Macau

Double Egyptian delight in Macau

Mohamed Abouelghar and Nouran Gohar champs in Macau By ALEX WAN – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor It was a double Egyptian delight as second seeds Mohamed Abouelghar and Nouran Gohar took top honours at the rain interrupted finals of [...]

September 24, 2017 News
Premier Squash League Preview: A New Den for the Birmingham Lions

Premier Squash League Preview: A New Den for the Birmingham Lions

Premier Squash League Preview: A New Den for the Birmingham Lions By James Roberts – Squash Mad Reporter   Anyone traveling along the A38 Bristol Road to the South of Birmingham city centre over the past 2 years could not have [...]

September 24, 2017 News
Ghosal stuns Rosner in Macau semis

Ghosal stuns Rosner in Macau semis

Ghosal stuns Rosner and King ends Adel’s run in Macau semis By ALEX WAN – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor Indian number one Saurav Ghosal put on his A-game tonight to turn the tables on top seed Simon Rosner in the [...]

September 23, 2017 News
The dream run of comeback kid Yathreb Adel continues

The dream run of comeback kid Yathreb Adel continues

Yathreb Adel and Omar Abdel Meguid gate crash into Macau semis By ALEX WAN – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor The dream run of Yathreb Adel continues at the Macau Squash Open. The Egyptian has just made it into the semi-finals [...]

September 22, 2017 News
Yathreb Adel star in another Macau shocker

Yathreb Adel star in another Macau shocker

Yathreb Adel ejects top seed in Macau By ALEX WAN – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor In the opening day of the main draw of the Macau Squash Open, top seed and world number two Raneem El Welily suffered a shock defeat [...]

September 21, 2017 News
National Club Championships 2017/18 – entries close in 2 days!

National Club Championships 2017/18 – entries close in 2 days!

National Club Championships 2017/18 – entries close in 2 days! By James Roberts – Squash Mad Reporter   Calling all squash clubs – entries for the No5 Barristers Chambers National Club Championships close this Friday 22nd September. Last season over 75 [...]

September 20, 2017 News
Yathreb Adel continues to upset in Macau

Yathreb Adel continues to upset in Macau

Yathreb Adel and Rowan Elaraby gate crash Macau main draw By Alex Wan – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor Egyptian youngsters Yathreb Adel and Rowan Elaraby ran riot over their more illustrious opponents from Hong Kong to gate crash into the [...]

September 20, 2017 News
Hania El Hammamy dumped in Macau qualifiers

Hania El Hammamy dumped in Macau qualifiers

All men through and Yathreb Adel star in only upset of the day By ALEX WAN – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor   It was all according to the seeding in the men’s qualifying, with top seed Raphael Kendra leading the [...]

September 19, 2017 News