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Nour El Tayeb fights back to beat Camille Serme in Saudi Masters

Nour El Tayeb fights back to beat Camille Serme in Saudi Masters

Sarah-Jane Perry is lone Brit after beating Tesni Evans By SEAN REUTHE   Egyptian World No.7 Nour El Tayeb mounted a superb fightback from two games down in Riyadh to send second seed Camille Serme out of the inaugural Saudi PSA Women’s Squash Masters, PSA World Series tournament at the second round stage. The pair [...]

January 10, 2018 Guest Contributor News 0

Dream come true for wild card Nada Abo Alnaja in Saudi Masters

Dream come true for wild card Nada Abo Alnaja in Saudi Masters

Serme sets up blockbuster with Nour El Tayeb By SEAN REUTHE   Tournament wildcard Nada Abo Alnaja became the first Saudi woman ever to compete on the PSA World Tour after the Riyadh-born 32-year-old featured on day two of the 2018 Saudi PSA Women’s Squash Masters, World Series tournament. Alnaja, who now resides in Jeddah, [...]

January 9, 2018 Guest Contributor News 0

Nour El Sherbini starts in style in Saudi Arabia

Nour El Sherbini starts in style in Saudi Arabia

First women’s event in Saudi By SEAN REUTHE    World No.1 Nour El Sherbini moved into round two of the inaugural Saudi PSA Women’s Squash Masters after the Egyptian saw off France’s Coline Aumard on day one of the historic World Series tournament taking place at The Green Halls in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The Saudi [...]

January 7, 2018 Guest Contributor Growing the game, News 0
Sam Todd and Jonah Bryant win British junior titles for England

Sam Todd and Jonah Bryant win British junior titles for England

First home wins since 1995 By ROD GILMOUR in Birmingham   England enjoyed a successful week at the Dunlop British Junior Open in Birmingham, winning two boys’ titles for the first time since 1995. Sam Todd won his second BJO [...]

January 7, 2018 News
Egyptians dominate day two of British Junior Open

Egyptians dominate day two of British Junior Open

By DONNA HELMER   Day two of the Dunlop British Junior Open confirmed the dominance of junior Egyptian squash, after at least one player from the country reached each of the quarter-finals across the tournament’s ten categories. A total of [...]

January 4, 2018 News
Mohamed ElShorbagy top seed as Canary Wharf prize fund hits $100,000

Mohamed ElShorbagy top seed as Canary Wharf prize fund hits $100,000

Six-times champion Nick Matthew makes farewell appearance at the East Wintergarden By Alan Thatcher, Squash Mad Editor The Canary Wharf Squash Classic will enjoy a boost in status as the popular London tournament celebrates its 15th anniversary in 2018 with [...]

January 4, 2018 Alan's Blog, Growing the game, News
Olympic bid steps up with key campaign boost

Olympic bid steps up with key campaign boost

WSF and PSA appoint Weber Shandwick to support bid for Paris 2024 By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent   Squash’s Olympic ambitions have intensified with the appointment of a leading marketing company to strengthen the campaign for inclusion [...]

January 4, 2018 Growing the game, News
Top seeds sail through in British Junior Open

Top seeds sail through in British Junior Open

Birmingham welcomes 620 aspiring squash stars  By DONNA HELMER   The opening day of the Dunlop British Junior Open (BJO) saw an array of thrills and spills as 620 budding young squash stars took to the courts across Birmingham to [...]

January 4, 2018 News
Tight at the top as Mohamed ElShorbagy advances on Gregory Gaultier

Tight at the top as Mohamed ElShorbagy advances on Gregory Gaultier

Egyptians dominate PSA men’s rankings for January 2018 By SEAN REUTHE   The release of the PSA Men’s World Rankings today (January 1) has seen Egypt’s Mohamed ElShorbagy cut the gap between himself and current World No.1 Gregory Gaultier to [...]

January 2, 2018 News
Raneem El Welily closes in on Nour El Sherbini

Raneem El Welily closes in on Nour El Sherbini

Egyptians tussle at the top of the rankings By SEAN REUTHE   World Champion Raneem El Welily has closed the gap between herself and current World No.1 Nour El Sherbini after the PSA Women’s World Rankings for January were released [...]

January 2, 2018 News
Ali Farag is new PSA men’s president

Ali Farag is new PSA men’s president

Colombian Pablo Serna joins board of directors By HOWARD HARDING and SEAN REUTHE   Egypt’s World No.3 Ali Farag has been named as the Professional Squash Association’s (PSA) Men’s President as one of four new additions to the PSA’s Board [...]

December 18, 2017 Growing the game, News
Mohamed ElShorbagy and Raneem El Welily crowned world champions

Mohamed ElShorbagy and Raneem El Welily crowned world champions

‘I have won everything in the sport now, but my brother’s time will come’ By SEAN REUTHE in Manchester    Egyptian duo Mohamed ElShorbagy and Raneem El Welily are the 2017 AJ Bell PSA World Champions after an enthralling day [...]

December 17, 2017 News
ElShorbagy brothers meet in World Championships final

ElShorbagy brothers meet in World Championships final

All-Egyptian finals in Manchester By SEAN REUTHE    Bristol-based brothers Mohamed and Marwan ElShorbagy will become the first siblings in history to contest the Men’s AJ Bell PSA World Championship when they go head-to-head in tomorrow’s (December 17) final on [...]

December 16, 2017 News
Marwan’s Manchester dream comes true as he takes out reigning world champion

Marwan’s Manchester dream comes true as he takes out reigning world champion

Egypt 6, France 2 in semi-finals By SEAN REUTHE and ALAN THATCHER   Egypt’s World No.5 Marwan ElShorbagy will appear in the semi-finals of the AJ Bell PSA World Championships for the first time in his career after he saw [...]

December 16, 2017 News
Nick Matthew’s fighting finale in World Championships farewell

Nick Matthew’s fighting finale in World Championships farewell

‘He is one of the greatest’ says ElShorbagy By SEAN REUTHE and ALAN THATCHER   Legendary Englishman Nick Matthew made his last ever appearance at the AJ Bell PSA World Championships as the 37-year-old fell to World No.2 Mohamed ElShorbagy in [...]

December 15, 2017 News