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Alan’s Blog: Aussie Open heads to Melbourne as NATO Summit closes squash club in Wales

Alan’s Blog: Aussie Open heads to Melbourne as NATO Summit closes squash club in Wales

Sports and Aquatic Centre to host Oz Open as Squash Victoria looks for extra funding The Australian Open is heading to Melbourne for a three-year term starting next year.   Squash and Racquetball Victoria has obtained the rights to host the Australian Open in Melbourne at the Sports and Aquatic Centre from 2015-2017. Squash Australia [...]

August 30, 2014 Alan Thatcher Alan's Blog, Fun Stuff, News, Olympics 0

Gregory Gaultier aims for a first Hong Kong title

Gregory Gaultier aims for a first Hong Kong title

French ace meets Egypt’s Mohamed Elshorbagy in final showdown By Squash Mad Reporter Gregory Gaultier, the French World No.1, took a major step towards claiming his first ever Hong Kong tournament title following a 3-0 win over Tarek Momen in the semi-finals of the 2014 Cathay Pacific Sun Hung Kai Financial Hong Kong Squash Open [...]

August 30, 2014 Guest Contributor News 0

Sobhy sinks Serme to reach Hong Kong semi-finals

Sobhy sinks Serme to reach Hong Kong semi-finals

Relaxed American now meets Nicol David as Laura Massaro battles through By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad Correspondent US squash star Amanda Sobhy claimed “one of my best-ever wins” when she upset third seed Camille Serme in today’s quarter-finals of the Women’s Cathay Pacific Sun Hung Kai Financial Hong Kong Open to reach her second [...]

August 30, 2014 Guest Contributor News 0
World Squash Day ready to rock all over the planet

World Squash Day ready to rock all over the planet

Clubs geared up to Go For It on October 18th festival of squash Squash clubs all over the world will be celebrating World Squash Day on Saturday October 18th with a stimulating and varied programme of events. World Squash Day [...]

August 29, 2014 Alan's Blog, Fun Stuff, Growing the game, News, World Squash Day
Chan Charges Into Hong Kong Open Quarters

Chan Charges Into Hong Kong Open Quarters

Joey upsets the seedings to reach quarter-final clash with Nicol David  By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad Correspondent Hong Kong underdog Joey Chan claimed an unexpected place in the last eight of the Women’s Cathay Pacific Sun Hung Kai Financial Hong Kong Open after [...]

August 29, 2014 News
Annie keeps home hopes burning bright in HK

Annie keeps home hopes burning bright in HK

Au serves exit ticket on Heba El Torky to seal her place in second round By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad Reporter Hong Kong number one Annie Au doubled home interest in the last 16 round of the Women’s Cathay [...]

August 27, 2014 News
Marche on the march as French ace downs Darwish

Marche on the march as French ace downs Darwish

That’s the biggest win of my career says happy Gregoire as Darwish is sent packing By Squash Mad Reporter French World No.28 Gregoire Marche stole the headlines during a second day of giant-killing at the Cathay Pacific Sun Hung Kai [...]

August 27, 2014 News
Tarek Momen takes out James Willstrop in Hong Kong

Tarek Momen takes out James Willstrop in Hong Kong

Egyptian enjoys giant-killing act as he takes out 6ft 4in No.3 seed By MICHAEL CATLING – Squash Mad Chief Reporter Egyptian ace Tarek Momen sprang the shock of the day in Hong Kong as he overcame No.3 seed James Willstrop [...]

August 26, 2014 News
Raneem and Mo make it a Malaysian double for Egypt

Raneem and Mo make it a Malaysian double for Egypt

Sister act brings down the curtain on glorious week in KL for Egypt By ALEX WAN – Squash Mad Malaysian Correspondent in KL (August 23, 2014)   Pictures by KNG ZHENG GUAN Raneem El Weleily yesterday described Nour El Tayeb [...]

August 23, 2014 News
Nicol David crashes out to leave an all-Egyptian final in KL

Nicol David crashes out to leave an all-Egyptian final in KL

Raneem El Weleily to meet Nour El Tayeb in Malaysian Open showdown By ALEX WAN – Squash Mad Malaysia Correspondent reports from KL (August 22, 2014) Today was a significant day for all Malaysians. The remains of those on board [...]

August 22, 2014 News
Sobhy halts Habiba in KL shakedown

Sobhy halts Habiba in KL shakedown

American ace meets Nour El Tayeb in semi-finals By ALEX WAN – Squash Mad Malaysian Correspondent World junior champion Habiba Mohamed today met her match in Amanda Sobhy. The American, a former world junior champion herself, gave the 15-year old [...]

August 21, 2014 News
Egypt’s rising stars roll on in Malaysia

Egypt’s rising stars roll on in Malaysia

Nour El Tayeb and Habiba Mohamed take out Laura Massaro and Jenny Duncalf By ALEX WAN – Squash Mad Malaysian Correspondent in Kuala Lumpur (August 20, 2014) Of the seven World Junior Champions who played today, five will move on [...]

August 21, 2014 News
Dazzling Delia Arnold beats her demons at last

Dazzling Delia Arnold beats her demons at last

Malaysian star stuns Alison Waters in KL first round shock By ALEX WAN – Squash Mad Malaysian Correspondent Yes!!! Finally!!! That was exactly Delia Arnold’s reaction in reply to my congratulatory message over WhatsApp. The 28 year old came back [...]

August 20, 2014 News
RIP Hashim Khan, the man who led Pakistan’s golden era

RIP Hashim Khan, the man who led Pakistan’s golden era

Squash legend dies soon after celebrating his 100th birthday   The great Hashim Khan has passed away, just one month after celebrating what was believed to be his 100th birthday. The Pakistani legend, who won the British Open seven times, [...]

August 19, 2014 Comment, News
PSA launch three-year calendar

PSA launch three-year calendar

Promoters will need long-term sponsorship deals in place to underpin elite events The men’s PSA World Tour has announced a three-year calendar schedule restricted to eight major PSA World Series events per year. The move is designed to strengthen and [...]

August 19, 2014 Growing the game, News