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Malaysians in a muddle in doubles

Malaysians in a muddle in doubles

Successful pairing of Nicol David and Ong Beng Hee split up in surprise move  EXCLUSIVE By ALEX WAN – Squash Mad Malaysian Correspondent Malaysia’s medal chances from doubles at the Commonwealth Games look bleak, judging from the recently concluded Tri-Nation Doubles Squash competition held in Kuala Lumpur. Overall it is very evident that the Malaysians [...]

June 26, 2014 Alex Wan Commonwealth Games, News 0

Nick Matthew fights to be fit for Commonwealth Games

Nick Matthew fights to be fit for Commonwealth Games

World champion faces five weeks of rehab after a knee operation Nick Matthew is fighting to be fit for the Commonwealth Games next month after undergoing an operation yesterday. The three time world champion and defending double Commonwealth Games champion underwent successful minor surgery on his right knee on Monday to repair a small tear [...]

June 25, 2014 Alan Thatcher Commonwealth Games, News 0

Aussies going flat out for gold in Glasgow doubles events

Aussies going flat out for gold in Glasgow doubles events

Pilley and Brown aim to mix it up in Commonwealth Games By Squash Mad Australian Reporter Australia is counting on doubles expertise to counter England’s world rankings dominance at the Commonwealth Games. England look exceptionally strong with four of the world’s top 10 men: Nick Matthew (2), James Willstrop (6), Peter Barker (8) and Daryl [...]

June 24, 2014 Guest Contributor Commonwealth Games, News 0
Steve Finitsis loves his Highland swing

Steve Finitsis loves his Highland swing

Aussie powers home to win Inverness final By MICHAEL GREGSON – Squash Mad Highlands Reporter The first Loch Ness £15K Challenger came to a pulsating climax today in Inverness, as Australian Commonwealth Games team member Steve Finitsis triumphed over rising [...]

June 22, 2014 News
Scots fall to Games hopefuls in Loch Ness Challenger

Scots fall to Games hopefuls in Loch Ness Challenger

Lobban keeps Finitsis on court for almost two hours as Scots bravehearts bow out in Inverness  By MICHAEL GREGSON – Squash Mad HighlandsReporter A tumultuous evening of squash in Inverness: a packed house cheered four heroes of their sport, battling [...]

June 21, 2014 News
Highland fling as top Scots reach last four

Highland fling as top Scots reach last four

Junior project runs hand in hand with Loch Ness Challenger By MICHAEL GREGSON – Squash Mad Highlands Reporter This evening the Inverness club hosted not only the Quarter-finals of the hugely successful £15K Loch Ness Challenger – with local interest [...]

June 21, 2014 Growing the game, News
Alan Clyne and Greg Lobban march on in Loch Ness Challenger

Alan Clyne and Greg Lobban march on in Loch Ness Challenger

Scots aces lead the way after thrilling night at Inverness By MICHAEL GREGSON – Squash Mad Highlands Reporter Round One of the main draw in the Be Personnel Loch Ness Challenger proved a dramatic evening indeed. A packed Inverness Tennis [...]

June 20, 2014 News
Kevin Moran flies the Saltire in Loch Ness Challenger

Kevin Moran flies the Saltire in Loch Ness Challenger

Scottish qualifier joins a top-quality main draw in Inverness By MICHAEL GREGSON – Squash Mad Highlands Reporter As Qualifying concludes in the £15k Be Personnel Loch Ness Challenger, the intensity and drama are building by the minute. Scots players are [...]

June 18, 2014 News
Cassie’s Commonwealth Countdown: Golden girls in Malaysia

Cassie’s Commonwealth Countdown: Golden girls in Malaysia

Massive semi-final win over Sarah Fitzgerald and Carol Owens set us up for golden finale Former world champion Cassie  continues her look back at her experiences in the 1998 Commonwealth Games in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. So once the singles event [...]

June 18, 2014 Cassie's Column, Commonwealth Games, News
Alan Clyne and Greg Lobban aim for monster performances in Loch Ness Challenge

Alan Clyne and Greg Lobban aim for monster performances in Loch Ness Challenge

Inverness hosts biggest squash event in Scotland for 15 years By Squash Mad Scottish Reporter The biggest PSA tournament to be held in Scotland for 15 years heads to the North of Scotland this week in the capital of the [...]

June 16, 2014 News
Jonathan Kemp retires on a high with Kent Open win over Steve Finitsis

Jonathan Kemp retires on a high with Kent Open win over Steve Finitsis

Stylish left-hander wins second title at The Mote before bowing out Jonathan Kemp brought the curtain down on a distinguished career in impressive style by winning the Select Gaming Kent Open final against Australian top seed Steve Finitsis. Kemp delighted [...]

June 15, 2014 Kent Open, News
Top two seeds set up quality Kent Open final

Top two seeds set up quality Kent Open final

Finitsis and Kemp to clash in Kent Open showdown Top seeds Steve Finitsis and Jonathan Kemp will meet in the final of the Select Gaming Kent Open after seeing off Todd Harrity and Richie Fallows in two entertaining semi-finals. Finitsis [...]

June 14, 2014 Kent Open, News
Lobb and drop as Richie Fallows springs Kent Open shock

Lobb and drop as Richie Fallows springs Kent Open shock

Londoner storms into semi-finals after five-game classic to down flying Scot By ALAN THATCHER and LEE HORTON at The Mote Squash Club Pictures by KIM ROBERTS RICHIE FALLOWS lit the celebration candles on his19th  birthday cake three days early last [...]

June 13, 2014 Kent Open, News
Secrets of squash life in Egypt

Secrets of squash life in Egypt

Despite the turmoil, the Egyptian squash machine powers on By FARAH ABDEL MEGUID – Squash Mad Egyptian Correspondent Egyptian squash professional Farah Abdel Meguid writes for Squash Mad about life in her country during difficult days of political upheaval and [...]

June 13, 2014 Growing the game
Top seed Finitsis is too much of a realist for Youssef

Top seed Finitsis is too much of a realist for Youssef

Artist Steve brushes off Abdalla as he plays to the gallery    Top seed Steve Finitsis, an accomplished Marvel comic character artist as well as a world’s top 50 squash player, had to draw on all his reserves to overcome [...]

June 12, 2014 News