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Richie Fallows and Nathan Lake reach Motor City main draw

Richie Fallows and Nathan Lake reach Motor City main draw

Fallows takes out Tamimi By Geoff Robinson   Bloomfield Hills, Michigan—Wednesday’s final Qualifying round at the Motor City Open presented by the Suburban Collection provided dramatic, edge of your seat squash that lasted well into the night at the Birmingham Athletic Club. Two back-to-back, five-game marathons on Court 2 kept butts in seats for well [...]

February 1, 2018 Guest Contributor News 0

Joy of six for Simon Rösner

Joy of six for Simon Rösner

German star back at PSA career high in rankings By ELLIE MAWSON   Germany’s Simon Rösner has returned to a career high World Ranking of No.6 following his J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions victory after the PSA Men’s World Rankings were released today (February 1). Rösner lifted his maiden PSA World Series title last week [...]

February 1, 2018 Guest Contributor News 0

Nour El Tayeb moves up to No.3 in world rankings

Nour El Tayeb moves up to No.3 in world rankings

Nour El Sherbini stays top for 22nd month By ELLIE MAWSON   Egypt’s Nour El Tayeb has moved into the world’s top three for the first time in her career after the PSA Women’s World Rankings were released today (February 1). El Tayeb moves up four places courtesy of a semi-final placing at the inaugural [...]

February 1, 2018 Guest Contributor News 0
World finals could be repeated at Windy City Open

World finals could be repeated at Windy City Open

Half a million dollars prize money split by men and women By ELLIE MAWSON   The 2018 Windy City Open presented by the Walter Family and EquiTrust Life Insurance Company is in line to host repeats of both the 2017 [...]

February 1, 2018 News
The magic of the glass court powers squash in Poland

The magic of the glass court powers squash in Poland

Kids get a buzz for the game when they step inside the glass box By ROSANNA RADLINSKA – Squash Mad European Correspondent   Have you ever thought how big a role the glass court plays when it comes to popularising [...]

January 26, 2018 Growing the game, News
Corby Squash Campaign Gathers Momentum through Historic Team Match

Corby Squash Campaign Gathers Momentum through Historic Team Match

Corby Squash Campaign Gathers Momentum through Historic Team Match By JAMES ROBERTS – Squash Mad Reporter   A squash team from Corby, a town in the East Midlands of England now approaching a population of almost 70,000 people, making it [...]

January 26, 2018 News
Simon Rösner and Nour El Sherbini win thrilling Tournament of Champions finals in New York

Simon Rösner and Nour El Sherbini win thrilling Tournament of Champions finals in New York

‘I didn’t come here expecting to win but this is what you work for every day – it’s unbelievable’ says Rösner By SEAN REUTHE in New York    Men’s World No.8 Simon Rösner and women’s World No.1 Nour El Sherbini prevailed [...]

January 26, 2018 News
Nick Matthew and James Willstrop seeded to clash at Canary Wharf

Nick Matthew and James Willstrop seeded to clash at Canary Wharf

Brutal 2010 semi-final one of the best matches in history By ALAN THATCHER   The 2018 Canary Wharf Classic could play host to the final chapter of one of squash’s most riveting rivalries in March, with England’s three-time world champion [...]

January 26, 2018 News
Simon Rösner stuns top seed Gregory Gaultier to reach Tournament of Champions final

Simon Rösner stuns top seed Gregory Gaultier to reach Tournament of Champions final

‘I’ve lost to him about 30 times and this is the best feeling in the world’ By ALAN THATCHER and SEAN REUTHE   World No.8 Simon Rösner became the first German squash player to reach a PSA World Series final [...]

January 25, 2018 News
Husband and wife on the march as Nour El Tayeb and Ali Farag make ToC semi-finals

Husband and wife on the march as Nour El Tayeb and Ali Farag make ToC semi-finals

Nour topples world champion Raneem El Welily as Ali ends Ramy Ashour’s run By SEAN REUTHE in New York   Egyptian couple Nour El Tayeb and Ali Farag both advanced into the semi-finals of the 2018 J.P. Morgan Tournament of [...]

January 24, 2018 News
Emotional night as Gregory Gaultier ends Nick Matthew’s Grand Central journey

Emotional night as Gregory Gaultier ends Nick Matthew’s Grand Central journey

Lifelong rival holds Matthew’s hand aloft after epic battle in New York By ALAN THATCHER and NATHAN CLARKE   Nick Matthew, one of the greatest champions of them all, bade an emotional farewell to Grand Central Terminal with his arm [...]

January 23, 2018 News
Another ToC shock as Ryan Cuskelly beats world champion Mohamed ElShorbagy

Another ToC shock as Ryan Cuskelly beats world champion Mohamed ElShorbagy

‘Biggest win of my career, and it’s so special being here in New York’  By SEAN REUTHE in New York   Australian Ryan Cuskelly pulled off the biggest win of his career as he knocked world champion Mohamed ElShorbagy out [...]

January 22, 2018 News
Nic Mueller stuns reigning champion Karim Abdel Gawad

Nic Mueller stuns reigning champion Karim Abdel Gawad

Matthew gets New York revenge over Willstrop as Rösner sinks Marwan By SEAN REUTHE in New York   Switzerland’s Nicolas Mueller secured the biggest win of his career as he dumped defending champion Karim Abdel Gawad, the World No.4, out of [...]

January 21, 2018 News
Tough and talented, Tesni Evans tackles ToC in confident mood

Tough and talented, Tesni Evans tackles ToC in confident mood

‘I’ll just keep working hard and see where it takes me’ By ALAN THATCHER, Squash Mad Editor Tesni Evans is already the highest-ranked female player from Wales in history, having reached a career-high position of 12 in the PSA World [...]

January 20, 2018 Alan's Blog, Interviews, News
Resurgent Ramy Ashour loves being back at Grand Central

Resurgent Ramy Ashour loves being back at Grand Central

Ramy leads Egyptian big guns through to ToC second round  By SEAN REUTHE in New York   Three-time J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions winner Ramy Ashour defeated fellow Egyptian Mazen Hesham to cap a triumphant return to New York’s Grand [...]

January 20, 2018 News