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Home favourite Al Tamimi kicks off Qatar Classic with a win

Home favourite Al Tamimi kicks off Qatar Classic with a win

Home favourite Al Tamimi kicks off Qatar Classic with a win By SEAN REUTHE – Squash Mad Correspondent in Doha Qatari No.1 Abdulla Mohd Al Tamimi got his 2020 Qatar Classic campaign under way with a win over England’s Patrick Rooney as the PSA World Tour Platinum tournament began at the Khalifa International Tennis & [...]

November 1, 2020 Guest Contributor News 0

Ali Farag back at number one after Pyramid success

Ali Farag back at number one after Pyramid success

Ali Farag back at number one after Pyramid success By ALAN THATCHER – Squash Mad Editor Egypt’s Ali Farag has reclaimed the World No.1 spot for the first time since January after the PSA Men’s World Rankings for November were released today. Farag, the 28-year-old Harvard-graduate, captured the CIB Egyptian Open title in front of [...]

November 1, 2020 Alan Thatcher News 0

Birthday boost as Nour El Sherbini returns to number one in November rankings

Birthday boost as Nour El Sherbini returns to number one in November rankings

Birthday boost as Nour El Sherbini returns to number one By SEAN REUTHE – Squash Mad Correspondent Egypt’s Nour El Sherbini has today gone back to the summit of the PSA Women’s World Rankings for the first time since November 2018 following her final victory over previous World No.1 Nouran Gohar at the CIB Egyptian [...]

November 1, 2020 Alan Thatcher News 0
World Squash Day 20th Anniversary date is confirmed for Saturday September 11th 2021

World Squash Day 20th Anniversary date is confirmed for Saturday September 11th 2021

World Squash Day 20th Anniversary date is confirmed for Saturday September 11th 2021 By ALAN THATCHER – Squash Mad Editor and World Squash Day Founder World Squash Day celebrates its 20th anniversary next year, with Saturday September 11th, 2021, confirmed [...]

October 30, 2020 Alan's Blog, Growing the game, News
Coping with Covid and building a sunny future for squash as an outdoor sport

Coping with Covid and building a sunny future for squash as an outdoor sport

Coping with Covid and building a sunny future for squash as an outdoor sport By ALAN THATCHER – Squash Mad Editor Just as squash players were enjoying their return to court, along came a new wave of guidelines and restrictions [...]

October 30, 2020 Alan's Blog, Growing the game, News
Lots of energy and new faces as New Zealand copes with Covid (but we can still pick up tips from pickleball)

Lots of energy and new faces as New Zealand copes with Covid (but we can still pick up tips from pickleball)

Lots of energy and new faces as New Zealand copes with Covid (but we can still pick up tips from pickleball) By ROD BANNISTER – Squash Mad NZ Correspondent New Zealand has been in a unique position while many countries [...]

October 27, 2020 Growing the game, News
It’s four national titles each for Low Wee Wern and Ivan Yuen

It’s four national titles each for Low Wee Wern and Ivan Yuen

Malaysian Nationals finished just in time ahead of partial-lockdown amid second wave of COVID-19 cases By ALEX WAN – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor Low Wee Wern and Ivan Yuen both celebrated their fourth Malaysian national titles last weekend. The [...]

October 18, 2020 News
El Sherbini and Farag Capture CIB Egyptian Open Trophies at Great Pyramid of Giza

El Sherbini and Farag Capture CIB Egyptian Open Trophies at Great Pyramid of Giza

El Sherbini and Farag Capture CIB Egyptian Open Trophies at Great Pyramid of Giza By SEAN REUTHE – Squash Mad Correspondent Egyptian duo Nour El Sherbini and Ali Farag have captured the 2020 CIB Egyptian Open, PSA World Tour Platinum [...]

October 17, 2020 News
Team Laura vs Team Nick: Massaro’s team build an early lead

Team Laura vs Team Nick: Massaro’s team build an early lead

Team Laura vs Team Nick: Massaro’s team build an early lead By DONNA HELMER – England Squash Team Laura have stormed into an early lead during the first week of Team Laura vs Team Nick – the England Squash contest [...]

October 17, 2020 News
CIB Egyptian Open Finalists Decided in Front of Great Pyramid of Giza

CIB Egyptian Open Finalists Decided in Front of Great Pyramid of Giza

CIB Egyptian Open Finalists Decided in Front of Great Pyramid of Giza By SEAN REUTHE- Squash Mad Correspondent World Champion Nour El Sherbini will line up against World No.1 Nouran Gohar in the final of the women’s CIB Egyptian Open, [...]

October 16, 2020 News
CIB Egyptian Open Set for All-Egyptian Semi-Finals

CIB Egyptian Open Set for All-Egyptian Semi-Finals

CIB Egyptian Open Set for All-Egyptian Semi-Finals By SEAN REUTHE – Squash Mad Correspondent World Champion Tarek Momen fought through the pain barrier to overcome Peru’s Diego Elias earlier today in front of the Great Pyramid of Giza to ensure [...]

October 15, 2020 News
Asal collars Coll in Cairo marathon

Asal collars Coll in Cairo marathon

Asal collars Coll in Cairo marathon By SEAN REUTHE – Squash Mad Correspondent Reigning World Junior Champion Mostafa Asal overcame World No.5 Paul Coll in a dramatic five-game scrap at the CIB Egyptian Open earlier today in front of the [...]

October 14, 2020 News
Home heroes Hesham and Hany book quarter-finals spots at the Pyramids

Home heroes Hesham and Hany book quarter-finals spots at the Pyramids

Home heroes Hesham and Hany book quarter-finals spots at the Pyramids By SEAN REUTHE – Squash Mad Correspondent Egyptian duo Mazen Hesham and Salma Hany reached the quarter-finals of the CIB Egyptian Open after dramatic wins over higher ranked rivals [...]

October 14, 2020 News
Gaultier rolls back the years to reach Egyptian Open quarters

Gaultier rolls back the years to reach Egyptian Open quarters

Gaultier rolls back the years to reach Egyptian Open quarters By SEAN REUTHE – Squash Mad Correspondent THE 37-year-old Frenchman Gregory Gaultier is through to the quarter-finals of a PSA World Tour event for the first time in two years [...]

October 12, 2020 News
From The Pyramids to Loch Ness, World Squash Day is a massive success

From The Pyramids to Loch Ness, World Squash Day is a massive success

From The Pyramids to Loch Ness, World Squash Day is a massive success By Squash Mad Correspondent Even the Loch Ness Monster made a rare appearance to join the fun as World Squash Day overcame Covid restrictions across the globe [...]

October 12, 2020 Growing the game, News