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Sam Todd powers through to BJO title

Sam Todd powers through to BJO title

‘I played well and didn’t let him in’ By ELIZABETH BOTCHERBY – Squash Mad Correspondent Yorkshire squash sensation Sam Todd was crowned Dunlop British Junior Open champion (BJO) for the third time as he cruised to victory in the boys’ under 17s at the University of Birmingham Sport & Fitness today. His win represents England’s [...]

January 6, 2020 Alan Thatcher News 0

Sam Todd leads English trio into Dunlop British Junior Open finals

Sam Todd leads English trio into Dunlop British Junior Open finals

Three top seeds crash out in semi-finals By DONNA HELMER – Squash Mad Correspondent It was a good day for the hosts as Sam Todd (B17), Yusuf Sheikh (B15) and Mariam Eissa (G11) all advanced to the finals of the Dunlop British Junior Open at the University of Birmingham with comfortable wins. Katie Malliff couldn’t [...]

January 5, 2020 Alan Thatcher News 0

Egypt dominate Dunlop British Junior Open semi-final line-ups

Egypt dominate Dunlop British Junior Open semi-final line-ups

Home hopes high with Sam Todd and Katie Malliff victorious By TOM PILCHER – Squash Mad Correspondent Egypt ruled the roost with semi-final spots up for grabs on day three of the Dunlop British Junior Open 2020 in Birmingham. The African nation set up all-Egyptian last-four clashes in the boys U13 and U11s and bagged [...]

January 5, 2020 Alan Thatcher News 0
Ali Farag: I need to get back on track at Grand Central Station

Ali Farag: I need to get back on track at Grand Central Station

Reigning champion faces a busy schedule in 2020 By SEAN REUTHE – Squash Mad Correspondent World No.1 Ali Farag will look to make a winning start to the second half of the 2019-20 PSA World Tour season when he returns [...]

January 4, 2020 Interviews, News
English woes as Pakistan, Egypt and Team USA light up day two of the Dunlop British Junior Open

English woes as Pakistan, Egypt and Team USA light up day two of the Dunlop British Junior Open

Top seed Jonah Bryant falls but Sam Todd marches on By DONNA HELMER – Squash Mad Correspondent Pakistan, Egypt and Team USA sprung major upsets on day two of the Dunlop British Junior Open 2020 in Birmingham. After surviving a [...]

January 4, 2020 News
WSF President hails new era for squash

WSF President hails new era for squash

Fontaine pledges closer ties with PSA to grow the game By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent In a New Year message to the global squash community, World Squash Federation President Jacques Fontaine hails a new era for the [...]

January 3, 2020 Growing the game, News
Shock exit on day one for BJO hopeful Lewis Anderson

Shock exit on day one for BJO hopeful Lewis Anderson

Team USA go the extra Myles By DONNA HELMER – Squash Mad Correspondent Team USA punched above their weight as the Dunlop British Junior Open 2020 got under way in Birmingham. With 671 players representing 56 nations, and all with [...]

January 3, 2020 News
Peru’s Diego Elias climbs to career-high ranking of six in the world

Peru’s Diego Elias climbs to career-high ranking of six in the world

World champion Tarek Momen climbs back into top three By SEAN REUTHE – Squash Mad Correspondent Peru’s Diego Elias will start 2020 at a career-high ranking of World No.6 after the PSA Men’s World Rankings for January were released today [...]

January 1, 2020 News
Raneem El Welily begins new decade on top of the world

Raneem El Welily begins new decade on top of the world

Birthday girl leads all-Egyptian top four By SEAN REUTHE – Squash Mad Correspondent Egypt’s Raneem El Welily has retained the World No.1 spot after the PSA Women’s World Rankings for January were released today. El Welily, who celebrates her 31st [...]

January 1, 2020 News
Former world champion Laura Massaro awarded an MBE in Queen’s Honours List

Former world champion Laura Massaro awarded an MBE in Queen’s Honours List

Titles galore and now she’s mentoring the next generation of champions By ALAN THATCHER – Squash Mad Editor British squash legend Laura Massaro has been awarded an MBE for Services to Squash in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours List. The [...]

December 28, 2019 News
Sam Todd wins his fourth US Open title

Sam Todd wins his fourth US Open title

Stefanoni takes title for Team USA By US SQUASH The 2019 U.S. Junior Open Squash Championships produced a historic slate of results as Team USA’s Marina Stefanoni became the first three-time U.S. Junior Open GU19 champion, England earned its maiden [...]

December 23, 2019 News
England fall to Egypt in World Teams final

England fall to Egypt in World Teams final

James and Waller make Gawad and Farag battle for victory By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent Egypt have retained the WSF Men’s World Team Squash Championship title in the USA, fulfilling their top seeding by beating second seeds [...]

December 22, 2019 News
World Teams: Joel Makin topples world champion Tarek Momen but top seeds Egypt survive to meet England in final

World Teams: Joel Makin topples world champion Tarek Momen but top seeds Egypt survive to meet England in final

‘Best match I have seen for years’ says Welsh coach David Evans  By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent After two riveting semi-finals which went to the wire, the top two seeds Egypt, the defending champions, and England, the [...]

December 21, 2019 News
World-class draw heads to Birmingham for Dunlop British Junior Open

World-class draw heads to Birmingham for Dunlop British Junior Open

Home heroes Lewis Anderson and Sam Todd aim to shine By DONNA HELMER – Squash Mad Correspondent The draws for the Dunlop British Junior Open 2020 (BJO) in Birmingham were published this week and feature a series of mouthwatering head-to-heads [...]

December 20, 2019 News
England and Wales in World Teams semi-finals

England and Wales in World Teams semi-finals

England meet France and Wales face mighty Egypt in last four By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent While Egypt, England and France secured semi-final slots as predicted by the seedings, it was 11th seeds Wales who created the [...]

December 20, 2019 News