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Nottingham’s Declan James targets hometown title in AJ Bell British Nationals

Nottingham’s Declan James targets hometown title in AJ Bell British Nationals

‘Hopefully the crowd will be on my side’ By DANIEL REES – Squash Mad Correspondent Nottingham-based squash star Declan James says he’s relishing the opportunity to contest the AJ Bell British National Championships in his hometown next week following a two-year absence from the competition. Next week sees the UK’s finest squash players descend on [...]

February 5, 2020 Guest Contributor News 0

Tarek Momen and Paul Coll seeded to meet in Canada Cup Final

Tarek Momen and Paul Coll seeded to meet in Canada Cup Final

Brits line up to face Coll in Toronto By MATT COLES – Squash Mad Correspondent Egypt’s Tarek Momen and New Zealand’s Paul Coll are seeded to face each other in the final of the Troilus Gold Canada Cup, in a possible re-match of the PSA Men’s World Championship final. The pair met in Qatar in [...]

February 5, 2020 Guest Contributor News 0

Defending champion Tesni Evans pulls out of AJ Bell British National Championships

Defending champion Tesni Evans pulls out of AJ Bell British National Championships

Tesni “gutted” as ankle injury rules her out By DONNA HELMER – Squash Mad Correspondent Defending champion and second seed Tesni Evans has withdrawn from the AJ Bell British National Championships in Nottingham next week due to injury. The two-time British National champion who hails from Wales sustained an ankle injury at the Tournament of [...]

February 5, 2020 Guest Contributor Growing the game, News 0
Nour El Tayeb battles back to win second Cleveland Classic title

Nour El Tayeb battles back to win second Cleveland Classic title

Perry takes tight first game but lets slip 10-5 lead in the second By Squash Mad Correspondent Egypt’s reigning champion Nour El Tayeb retained her Cleveland Classic title after weathering a fierce attack from England’s Sarah-Jane Perry. Perry had removed [...]

February 4, 2020 News
Fredrik Johnson still going strong in his sixth decade on court in Sweden

Fredrik Johnson still going strong in his sixth decade on court in Sweden

Super Swede with 53 national titles and 124 caps By ALAN THATCHER – Squash Mad Editor Sweden’s greatest squash ambassador, Fredrik Johnson, has begun his sixth decade of playing the game competitively. Starting in the late 1970s, he recently competed [...]

February 3, 2020 Interviews, News
Sarah-Jane Perry beats Joelle King to set up a Cleveland Classic clash with Nour El Tayeb

Sarah-Jane Perry beats Joelle King to set up a Cleveland Classic clash with Nour El Tayeb

Top seed Nour looks back in shape By Squash Mad Correspondents England’s Sarah-Jane Perry played superbly to beat second seed Joelle King to reach the final of the Cleveland Classic, where she meets the reigning champion, Egyptian top seed Nour [...]

February 2, 2020 News
Edinburgh finals: Donna wins another marathon as hubby Greg falls to Karim

Edinburgh finals: Donna wins another marathon as hubby Greg falls to Karim

‘This time last year I was learning to walk again’ says champ Donna By ALAN THATCHER and STEVE CUBBINS Donna Lobban completed another marathon effort to beat Julianne Courtice in the final of the Edinburgh Open. But husband Greg found [...]

February 2, 2020 News
Milou van der Heijden wins Finnish Open title

Milou van der Heijden wins Finnish Open title

  Home hope Emilia battles hard but Milou wins in three By POKU SALO – Squash Mad Correspondent Milou van der Heijden won the Savcor Finnish Open final in fine style, beating home hope Emilia Soini in straight games. Soini [...]

February 2, 2020 News
Cleveland Classic Quarter-Finals: Joshna Chinappa upsets Annie Au in five

Cleveland Classic Quarter-Finals: Joshna Chinappa upsets Annie Au in five

Joshna joins top three seeds in semi-finals By Squash Mad Correspondents As the top three seeds displayed superb control to reach the semi-finals of the Women’s Cleveland Classic, India’s Joshna Chinappa produced the only seedings upset as she hit back [...]

February 2, 2020 News
Family fortunes favour Lobbans again as they reach Edinburgh finals

Family fortunes favour Lobbans again as they reach Edinburgh finals

Donna foils Fuller as Greg sinks Selby – now for Courtice and Gawad in the finals By STEVE CUBBINS – Squash Mad Correspondent Husband and wife Greg Lobban repeated their extraordinary heroics in the semi-finals of the Edinburgh Squash Club [...]

February 1, 2020 News
Soini looks for a flying Finnish in Savcor final

Soini looks for a flying Finnish in Savcor final

Top seed Milou shows red light to Ambre  By POKU SALO – Squash Mad Correspondent Emilia Soini, Finnish Champion and fourth seed in the Women’s Savcor Finnish Open, reached the third tour final of her career by beating England’s second [...]

February 1, 2020 News
Finnish hopes still alive with Emilia Soini

Finnish hopes still alive with Emilia Soini

Swiss outsider Allinckx marches into last four By POKU SALO – Squash Mad Correspondent Home hopes are still alive in the Finnish Women’s Open thanks to No.4 seed Emilia Soini. The 24-year-old from Espoo reached the semi-finals by beating No.8 [...]

February 1, 2020 News
The Beast bounces back to number one

The Beast bounces back to number one

‘I have worked hard, stayed hungry and it’s amazing to be back at number one’ says ElShorbagy By SEAN REUTHE – Squash Mad Correspondent Egypt’s Mohamed ElShorbagy has claimed top spot on the PSA Men’s World Rankings for the fourth [...]

February 1, 2020 News
Camille Serme returns to top three in PSA rankings

Camille Serme returns to top three in PSA rankings

ToC title sparks Serme’s rise up the rankings By SEAN REUTHE – Squash Mad Correspondent France’s Camille Serme has moved back into the top three of the PSA Women’s World Rankings for February after her title victory at last month’s [...]

February 1, 2020 News
Edinburgh sensations: Greg Lobban powers past Paul Coll as wife Donna topples top seed Emily Whitlock

Edinburgh sensations: Greg Lobban powers past Paul Coll as wife Donna topples top seed Emily Whitlock

Husband and wife power into semi-finals to delight coach Matthew By STEVE CUBBINS – Squash Mad Correspondent Greg Lobban and his wife Donna enjoyed a dazzling double celebration with wins over Paul Coll and Emily Whitlock in the Edinburgh Sports [...]

February 1, 2020 News