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Home heroes Harrity and Hanson drive through in Detroit

Home heroes Harrity and Hanson drive through in Detroit

‘The US has not been a dominant force on tour; we’re out to change that’ says happy Harrity By MATT SCHOCH – Squash Mad Correspondent In the first 19 years of the Motor City Open presented by the Suburban Collection, no U.S. player had ever made the main draw of the pro squash tourney. Now, [...]

January 30, 2019 Alan Thatcher News 0

Joy for Jazz and Sam in British Under-23 finals

Joy for Jazz and Sam in British Under-23 finals

Todd becomes youngest winner at 15 By ALAN THATCHER – Squash Mad Editor Sam Todd and Jasmine Hutton made it an English double at the Prince British Under-23 Championships at Roehampton. Todd, the 15-year-old from Pontefract, became the youngest winner of the title after beating No.2 seed Elliott Morris Devred of Wales in the final. [...]

January 28, 2019 Alan Thatcher News 0

Ali Farag takes ToC title and the number one spot in March

Ali Farag takes ToC title and the number one spot in March

From 2-0 and 6-2 down, Farag hits back to claim ‘a dream win’ as El Sherbini clinches hat-trick By SEAN REUTHE in New York Egyptian duo Ali Farag and Nour El Sherbini are the 2019 J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions winners after respective victories over compatriots and World No.1s Mohamed ElShorbagy and Raneem El Welily [...]

January 25, 2019 Alan Thatcher News 0
All-Egyptian finals in JP Morgan Tournament of Champions

All-Egyptian finals in JP Morgan Tournament of Champions

Big four to battle it out at Grand Central By SEAN REUTHE in New York An Egyptian quartet will feature in the finals of the J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions for the first time in history as the world’s top [...]

January 24, 2019 News
Kiwi Joelle King weathers first game disaster to reach ToC semi-finals

Kiwi Joelle King weathers first game disaster to reach ToC semi-finals

Seven out of eight semi-finalists from Egypt By SEAN REUTHE in New York  New Zealand’s Joelle King has become the only non-Egyptian to reach the semi-finals of the J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions, PSA Platinum event after she overcame 2017 [...]

January 23, 2019 News
End of the line at Grand Central as Karim Abdel Gawad rocks reigning champion Simon Rösner

End of the line at Grand Central as Karim Abdel Gawad rocks reigning champion Simon Rösner

‘Karim produced a masterclass and I never got into the game’ By SEAN REUTHE in New York World No.5 Karim Abdel Gawad ended the title defence of Germany’s Simon Rösner after a commanding performance from the Egyptian saw him move [...]

January 22, 2019 News
Coaching: How Chaos leads to change

Coaching: How Chaos leads to change

Forget endless reps, trust your feelings and sensations that occur when you do things right By TONY GRIFFIN – Squash Mad Coaching Correspondent My Gevolution learning process started after writing my book “The G Spot, A Book about Squash”. I [...]

January 21, 2019 Coaching and Development, News
ToC: Crowd favourite Amanda Sobhy sets up third round clash with Nour El Tayeb

ToC: Crowd favourite Amanda Sobhy sets up third round clash with Nour El Tayeb

‘Last year I was on the long road back. This time I might put a bit of pressure on myself’ By SEAN REUTHE in New York  United States No.1 Amanda Sobhy got her title challenge under way at the J.P. [...]

January 21, 2019 News
Karim Abdel Gawad gets back on track with marathon win over Fares Dessouky

Karim Abdel Gawad gets back on track with marathon win over Fares Dessouky

‘I feel like I have been given a new life and my tournament is starting all over again’ By ALAN THATCHER, SEAN REUTHE and CHRIS McCLINTICK Karim Abdel Gawad admitted it felt like he was “given another life” after his [...]

January 20, 2019 News
Ali Farag downs James Willstrop in New York classic

Ali Farag downs James Willstrop in New York classic

‘I feel honoured to share a court with guys like James’ By SEAN REUTHE in New York World No.2 Ali Farag got the better of former World No.1 James Willstrop in the standout match of day three of the J.P. [...]

January 19, 2019 News
Simon Rösner begins ToC title defence in fine style

Simon Rösner begins ToC title defence in fine style

Tragic injury for Joel Makin as he dominates Karim Gawad By SEAN REUTHE in New York World No.3 Simon Rösner kicked off the defence of his J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions title with a commanding 3-0 victory over Australia’s Ryan [...]

January 18, 2019 News
Squash Mad Exclusive Interview: Amanda Sobhy gets a-Head in the world

Squash Mad Exclusive Interview: Amanda Sobhy gets a-Head in the world

11 Points with Amanda Sobhy: ‘Being out injured gave me the chance to rebuild my game and come back hungry to improve’ Interview by ALAN THATCHER – Squash Mad Editor On the eve of the Tournament of Champions, US No.1 [...]

January 17, 2019 Interviews, News
Home hero Harrity happy to stay on track to gain first win under the chandeliers at Grand Central

Home hero Harrity happy to stay on track to gain first win under the chandeliers at Grand Central

‘After all these years I am overjoyed to win on this stage’ By SEAN REUTHE in New York  The opening day of action at the J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions saw men’s United States No.1 Todd Harrity beat Hong Kong’s [...]

January 17, 2019 News
ToC: Reigning champion Nour El Sherbini aims for a third title

ToC: Reigning champion Nour El Sherbini aims for a third title

‘We need more tournaments with unique venues like this’ By SEAN REUTHE Two-time J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions winner Nour El Sherbini says that she is looking forward to appearing at one of the most unique locations on the PSA [...]

January 15, 2019 Interviews, News
Million-dollar blockbuster ready to roll in Chicago

Million-dollar blockbuster ready to roll in Chicago

Champions will bank $72,000 in squash’s biggest-ever showcase By SEAN REUTHE  The draws for the 2018-19 PSA World Championships presented by the Walter Family have been announced, with some blockbuster fixtures in store at Chicago’s Union Station between February 23 [...]

January 15, 2019 News