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Cassie’s Corner: The unsung heroes of junior squash

Cassie’s Corner: The unsung heroes of junior squash

Parent power keeps the game going Recently I attended a junior tournament in Melbourne. It was no different from any other junior tournament around the world. Children buzzing around and jumping on any available court. Parents chatting and enjoying watching their sons and daughters compete. Being there got me thinking. Firstly about my junior days [...]

March 4, 2014 Alan Thatcher Cassie's Column, Comment, News 6

Comment: PSA must use TV technology

Comment: PSA must use TV technology

Chicago decision robs Nick Matthew of a winner but TV replay would have helped referees The major talking point from yesterday’s Windy City Open semi-final between Nick Matthew and Ramy Ashour is not their extraterrestrial level of squash or the world number one’s injury. It’s how the PSA refuses to use the technology at their [...]

March 3, 2014 Guest Contributor Comment, News 2

Ramy primed for Gaultier battle after ousting injury-hit Matthew

Ramy primed for Gaultier battle after ousting injury-hit Matthew

Matthew injury hands Ashour free-pass into Chicago final with Gaultier RAMY ASHOUR got a free pass into the Windy City Open final against Gregory Gaultier after world number one Nick Matthew damaged his back midway through their Chicago semi-final last night. Matthew twisted his back in the third game with the match level at one [...]

March 3, 2014 Lee Horton News 0
Laura Massaro survives Chicago semi-final scare

Laura Massaro survives Chicago semi-final scare

French ace Serme takes top seed to brink but it’s Massaro and El Weleily in Windy City Open final LAURA MASSARO battled through her longest match for more than six years to overcome French number one Camille Serme in a [...]

March 3, 2014 News
Delia’s home hopes dashed by 14-year-old in World Open

Delia’s home hopes dashed by 14-year-old in World Open

Egyptian teenager Habib stuns Malaysian star By HOWARD HARDING  – Squash Mad Correspondent A 14-year-old Egyptian sensation sent Malaysia’s Delia Arnold spinning out of the Penang CIMB Women’s World Open. Egyptian schoolgirl Habiba Mohamed Ahmed Alymohmed despatched top local hope [...]

March 2, 2014 News
Nick Matthew tops squash world rankings…all on his own

Nick Matthew tops squash world rankings…all on his own

Matthew regains exclusive rights to world number one crown as Ramy leapfrogs Mo into third Triple world champion Nick Matthew has reclaimed sole ownership of the world number one spot in the March PSA World Rankings, following his victory at [...]

March 2, 2014 News
Windy City Open: Ashour edges Willstrop in Chicago thriller

Windy City Open: Ashour edges Willstrop in Chicago thriller

Fans and fellow pros left drooling as Ashour turns on Chicago magic RAMY ASHOUR and James Willstrop served up a master class of scintillating squash in Chicago last night that will go straight into the sport’s Hall of Fame. Egyptian [...]

March 2, 2014 News
Serme enchanted evening for ice-cool Camille

Serme enchanted evening for ice-cool Camille

It’s a stroll for sizzling Serme as Waters misses out on Chicago semis CAMILLE SERME sauntered into the Women’s METROsquash Windy City Open semis removing third-seed Alison Waters of England in straight games. The win was Serme’s third consecutive Tour victory over the world number [...]

March 2, 2014 News
Rosner gets World Series call after Darwish injury

Rosner gets World Series call after Darwish injury

German ace heading for Richmond Finals but it’s misery for Darwish SIMON ROSNER has been gifted a place in next week’s World Series Finals in Richmond, Virginia after Egyptian Karim Darwish was forced to withdraw with an ankle injury. German [...]

March 1, 2014 News
Willstrop short-circuits Shabana at Windy City

Willstrop short-circuits Shabana at Windy City

Rosner and Ghosal reach last eight on day of drama in Cathedral Hall James Willstrop is one of the great thinkers in squash. Having lost to the formidable Amr Shabana in New York, he worked out a new strategy that [...]

March 1, 2014 News
Australian squash community reacts to missing World Junior Teams Championships

Australian squash community reacts to missing World Junior Teams Championships

Mixed reactions as Aussie juniors miss pinnacle event for first time in history  There have been mixed reactions over Squash Mad’s recent revelation that Australia will not participate in the 2014 World Junior Championships for the first time in the [...]

February 28, 2014 News
Castagnet seeks revenge against Barker after ToC bust-up

Castagnet seeks revenge against Barker after ToC bust-up

Mathieu marches past Walker to set up England-France battle in Chicago FRENCH ace Mathieu Castagnet will be gunning for revenge when he meets England’s number eight seed Peter Barker in the second round of the Metrosquash Windy City Open in [...]

February 27, 2014 News
Penang World Open draw revealed

Penang World Open draw revealed

Nicol and Laura seeded to meet in World Championship final The draw for the delayed 2013 Women’s World Championship was announced publicly in Malaysia today, with defending champion and top seed Nicol David set to begin her quest for an eighth world [...]

February 26, 2014 News
English trio advance at Windy City

English trio advance at Windy City

Simpson leads the way as English representation is boosted in the Windy City main draw English trio Chris Simpson, Joe Lee and Adrian Waller will make their debuts in the main draw of the Windy City Open after easing through [...]

February 26, 2014 News
Wee Wern commits to Chicago despite injury scare

Wee Wern commits to Chicago despite injury scare

Injury-hit Wee Wern set to play through the pain in Windy City World number six Low Wee Wern has announced she will compete at this week’s Windy City Open in Chicago, despite not being 100% fit. The 23-year-old, who will [...]

February 24, 2014 News