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Aifa Azman keeps home hopes alive while Lewis Anderson’s dream run continues

Aifa Azman keeps home hopes alive while Lewis Anderson’s dream run continues

Aifa Azman and Lewis Anderson the only non-Egyptian semi-finalists By KNG ZHENG GUAN – Squash Mad Asian Correspondent Aifa Azman kept the home hopes alive in the CIMB Foundation WSF World Junior Squash Championships as Egypt flexed their muscles while unseeded English boy Lewis Anderson extended his barnstorming run into the semi-finals. Aifa, the girls’ [...]

August 3, 2019 Alex Wan News 0

Anderson gate crashes World Junior quarter-finals in KL

Anderson gate crashes World Junior quarter-finals in KL

England’s Lewis Anderson score back-to-back upsets to move into the last eight By HOWARD HARDING, KNG ZHENG GUAN and ALEX WAN – Squash Mad International Correspondents England claimed a surprise additional place in the men’s quarter-finals of the CIMB Foundation WSF World Junior Squash Championships in Malaysia today when unseeded Lewis Anderson pulled off two [...]

August 2, 2019 Alex Wan News 0

Byrtus Czecking in to leave his mark at the World Juniors

Byrtus Czecking in to leave his mark at the World Juniors

Viktor Byrtus aims to do well in his maiden and last World Juniors By KNG ZHENG GUAN – Squash Mad Asian Correspondent Viktor Byrtus has waited far too long to make his debut in the individual event of the WSF World Junior Squash Championships. Last year, Byrtus was at the forefront as the Czech Republic, not [...]

August 2, 2019 Alex Wan News 0
Mixed fortunes for Malaysia in World Junior Champs

Mixed fortunes for Malaysia in World Junior Champs

Debut delight for Adam Aziz By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent There were mixed fortunes for home players on the opening day of action in the 2019 CIMB Foundation WSF World Junior Squash Championships at the Bukit Jalil [...]

July 30, 2019 News
Sobhy sisters lead USA to PanAm doubles delight

Sobhy sisters lead USA to PanAm doubles delight

Colombia claim mixed title By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent After success in the women’s singles in the XVIII Pan American Games in Peru, USA added two further squash gold medals to its Lima haul after title triumphs [...]

July 30, 2019 News
Pakistan snubs World Team Champs and blames players

Pakistan snubs World Team Champs and blames players

‘We can’t afford to send a team to America just for a joyride’ By ALAN THATCHER – Squash Mad Editor Squash in Pakistan slumped to a new low this week as the nation that once ruled the men’s game blamed [...]

July 28, 2019 Alan's Blog, News
Amanda Sobhy and Diego Elias win PanAm gold medals

Amanda Sobhy and Diego Elias win PanAm gold medals

Diego dazzles in home triumph By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent USA’s Amanda Sobhy and Peruvian Diego Elias, both ranked eight in the world, celebrated historic squash success in the XVIII Pan American Games in the Peru capital [...]

July 28, 2019 News
Harris halts Vail to win a third National Racketball title

Harris halts Vail to win a third National Racketball title

Exeter aces tee up four titles By ALAN THATCHER, MARK FULLER and JENNI ASHFORD Mike Harris clinched a hat-trick of National Racketball titles when he beat Tim Vail in the final at Edgbaston Priory. Harris’s victory followed his now customary [...]

July 26, 2019 News, Racketball
Top two Ali Farag and Mohamed ElShorbagy in line for Shanghai showdown

Top two Ali Farag and Mohamed ElShorbagy in line for Shanghai showdown

Egyptian superstars to continue rivalry in new season opener By SEAN REUTHE Top Egyptian duo Ali Farag and Mohamed ElShorbagy – the men’s World No.1 and No.2, respectively – are seeded to meet in the final of the J.P. Morgan [...]

July 24, 2019 News
It’s number three for Ivan Yuen and Low Wee Wern at the Malaysian Nationals

It’s number three for Ivan Yuen and Low Wee Wern at the Malaysian Nationals

Three is the charm for Ivan and Wee Wern By KNG ZHENG GUAN and ALEX WAN – Squash Mad Asian Correspondents Three is the magic number for Ivan Yuen and Low Wee Wern at the Ohana National Squash Championships. The [...]

July 23, 2019 News
Washington to welcome Men’s World Teams

Washington to welcome Men’s World Teams

US to host event for the first time By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent Defending champions Egypt are likely to be favourites for the 2019 WSF Men’s World Team Squash Championship title in December when the USA hosts [...]

July 22, 2019 News
New PSA Tour structure results in record prize money

New PSA Tour structure results in record prize money

  Prize money total more than $7.5m By SEAN REUTHE – Squash Mad Correspondent The Professional Squash Association (PSA) has today announced that a record prize money total of $7,569,706 was on offer on the PSA Tour during the 2018-19 [...]

July 22, 2019 Growing the game, News
England name squad for World Juniors

England name squad for World Juniors

Todd and Lazarus spearhead England challenge in KL By DONNA HELMER – Squash Mad Correspondent National Coach David Campion has named the England squad which will head to the 2019 WSF Men’s and Women’s World Junior Squash Championships in Kuala [...]

July 18, 2019 News
Nantes champions Declan James and Nele Gilis face tough draws

Nantes champions Declan James and Nele Gilis face tough draws

Giants Rosner, Coll, Serme and Perry are top seeds in French Open By SEAN REUTHE and JAMES ROBERTS Defending champions Declan James and Nele Gilis have been handed difficult draws at the Open de France – Nantes 2019 presented by [...]

July 16, 2019 News
Opportunity to become the Amateur French Open Squash Champion

Opportunity to become the Amateur French Open Squash Champion

Opportunity to become the Amateur French Open Squash Champion By JAMES ROBERTS – Squash Mad Correspondent Squash fans heading to France this September to watch the Nantes Open, recently renamed the French Open, now have the opportunity to become the [...]

July 16, 2019 News