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Raneem El Welily and Mohamed ElShorbagy make it an Egyptian double at US Open

Raneem El Welily and Mohamed ElShorbagy make it an Egyptian double at US Open

World champions win on World Squash Day By SEAN REUTHE in Philadelphia  Reigning world champions Mohamed ElShorbagy and Raneem El Welily claimed silverware on finals night at the FS Investments U.S. Open Squash Championships after they defeated Germany’s Simon Rösner and World No.1 Nour El Sherbini, respectively, at Philadelphia’s Drexel University. Before a packed crowd [...]

October 14, 2018 Alan Thatcher News 0

Simon Rösner celebrates World Squash Day by reaching US Open final

Simon Rösner celebrates World Squash Day by reaching US Open final

‘I was able to play my attacking squash and it seems the USA is good to me’ By SEAN REUTHE in Philadelphia Germany’s World No.5 Simon Rösner will be the only non-Egyptian to appear in the finals of the FS Investments U.S. Open Squash Championships event after he brought an end to World No.2 Ali [...]

October 13, 2018 Alan Thatcher News 0

Interactive court opens up the future for squash

Interactive court opens up the future for squash

Thousands of youngsters try out squash and have a gas in the glass By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent Squash, which has this week made its debut as a Showcase Sport at the Youth Olympic Games with week-long action taking place in a state-of-the-art glass court situated at Technopolis park, has captured the [...]

October 12, 2018 Howard Harding Growing the game, News 0
Interview: Olivia Blatchford-Clyne aims to hit the Heights in her home town of Brooklyn

Interview: Olivia Blatchford-Clyne aims to hit the Heights in her home town of Brooklyn

‘I keep coming back because the Weymuller embodies everything good about women’s squash’ By PAULINA ROJEK – Squash Mad Correspondent Brooklyn-born Olivia Blatchford Clyne (note the new hyphen and double-barreled surname) is looking forward with extra anticipation to next week’s [...]

October 12, 2018 Interviews, News
Tesni Evans and Simon Rösner roar into US Open semi-finals

Tesni Evans and Simon Rösner roar into US Open semi-finals

‘I am a very proud Welsh person and so happy to beat two world-class players in three days’ By SEAN REUTHE in Philadelphia Welsh World No.12 Tesni Evans and Germany’s World No.5 Simon Rösner achieved milestone victories to reach the [...]

October 12, 2018 News
Kiwi Paul Coll topples Tarek Momen in US Open classic

Kiwi Paul Coll topples Tarek Momen in US Open classic

Coll wins epic battle 13-11 in the fifth By SEAN REUTHE in Philadelphia – Squash Mad Correspondent New Zealand’s World No.8 Paul Coll became the first male Kiwi since the 1990s to reach the semi-finals of a major PSA Tour [...]

October 11, 2018 Alan's Blog, News
Squash players experiment with radical ‘Keto’ diet

Squash players experiment with radical ‘Keto’ diet

Low-carb eating plan said to boost energy levels By GEOFF BEW – Squash Mad Health and Fitness Correspondent Professional squash players have been experimenting with a radical low carbohydrate eating plan as they seek to push new boundaries to gain [...]

October 10, 2018 Growing the game, News
Tesni Evans topples Joelle King after dramatic fightback in US Open

Tesni Evans topples Joelle King after dramatic fightback in US Open

Words of wisdom from Nick Matthew help Laura Massaro By SEAN REUTHE in Philadelphia World No.12 Tesni Evans overturned a two-game deficit against New Zealand’s Joelle King at Philadelphia’s Drexel University earlier today to book her place in the quarter-finals [...]

October 10, 2018 News
PSA players earn cash for squash data

PSA players earn cash for squash data

Data is driving new revenue streams By SEAN REUTHE The Professional Squash Association (PSA), in partnership with global technology provider Sports Data Labs, has announced the creation of the first-ever prize money pool for players who have consented to allow [...]

October 9, 2018 Growing the game, News
Creative clubs reach out on World Squash Day

Creative clubs reach out on World Squash Day

New Dr Who could spread squash from Sheffield across the galaxy! By ALAN THATCHER – Squash Mad Editor Squash clubs across England are opening their doors this Saturday to promote the sport on World Squash Day. As well as staging [...]

October 9, 2018 Growing the game, News
Amanda Sobhy sinks Nour El Tayeb in US Open thriller

Amanda Sobhy sinks Nour El Tayeb in US Open thriller

Two games down, Sobhy roars back to dethrone reigning champion By SEAN REUTHE in Philadelphia United States No.2 Amanda Sobhy completed an astonishing comeback from two games down to eliminate defending FS Investments U.S. Open champion Nour El Tayeb in [...]

October 9, 2018 News
Husband and wife feel at home in Philadelphia as they begin US Open title defence

Husband and wife feel at home in Philadelphia as they begin US Open title defence

James, Makin and Parker survive British cull in men’s draw  By SEAN REUTHE in Philadelphia Defending champions Ali Farag and Nour El Tayeb got their title defences under way with victories in round two of the FS Investments U.S. Open, [...]

October 8, 2018 News
Brits on the charge as Sobhy and Harrity raise home hopes

Brits on the charge as Sobhy and Harrity raise home hopes

US Open day one action By SEAN REUTHE in Philadelphia A dozen British players won through as United States duo Amanda Sobhy and Todd Harrity made winning starts to the FS Investments U.S. Open Squash Championships. Sobhy and Harrity downed [...]

October 7, 2018 News
Piedro Schweertman wins all-Dutch final in St Petersburg

Piedro Schweertman wins all-Dutch final in St Petersburg

Iceman Piedro loves the cold  By JAMES GROSVENOR – Squash Mad Correspondent The fourth edition of the Squash Open (PSA Closed Satellite) took place at the LIGA Squash Centre in St Petersburg, ably hosted by Denis Rudakov and his team. [...]

October 6, 2018 Growing the game, Interviews, News
Squash takes centre stage ahead of Youth Olympic Games

Squash takes centre stage ahead of Youth Olympic Games

Squash players push for inclusivity in sport By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent Buenos Aires, October 6th, 2018: Maria Toorpakai Wazir, a professional squash player from Pakistan, and Shahd Bshara, a member of the Israel-based urban squash programme [...]

October 6, 2018 Growing the game, News