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All seeds from bottom half through to last 16

All seeds from bottom half through to last 16

No upsets but heartbreak for Leo Au By ALEX WAN – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor There were no upsets on the lower half of the draw today as all seeds made it through to the round of 16. Five Egyptians, led by top seed Mohamed ElShorbagy, Marwan ElShorbagy, Mohamed Abouelghar, Omar Mosaad and Zahed [...]

November 10, 2019 Alex Wan News 0

More Qatari joy as Abdulla Al Tamimi betters own record by making it into last 16 of World Champs

More Qatari joy as Abdulla Al Tamimi betters own record by making it into last 16 of World Champs

On fire Abdulla Al Tamimi powers through into the last 16 By ALEX WAN – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor Abdulla Al Tamimi rewrote his own history today when he broke a record he made barely 24 hours ago at the Khalifah Tennis and Squash Centre in Doha. After being the first Qatari to reach [...]

November 9, 2019 Alex Wan News 0

Historic double for Qatar as Tamimi and Amjad make second round of World Championships

Historic double for Qatar as Tamimi and Amjad make second round of World Championships

Tamimi overcomes home court jitters to make second round of World Champs By ALEX WAN – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor History was made today at the Khalifa Tennis and Squash Centre when two Qataris made it into the second round of the 2019 Men’s World Championships held here in Doha, Qatar. Top player Abdulla [...]

November 8, 2019 Alex Wan News 0
Nour El Sherbini and Karim Gawad qualify for PSA World Tour Finals

Nour El Sherbini and Karim Gawad qualify for PSA World Tour Finals

Joel Makin in fifth place as chase hots up for finale in Egypt By ELLIE MAWSON – Squash Mad Correspondent Egypt’s Nour El Sherbini and Karim Abdel Gawad have qualified for the season-ending PSA World Tour Finals after they claimed [...]

November 5, 2019 News
Fifth British Junior Closed title for Sam Todd as Denis Gilevskiy makes history for Ireland

Fifth British Junior Closed title for Sam Todd as Denis Gilevskiy makes history for Ireland

Top titles for Todd and Adderley By ELIZABETH BOTCHERBY – Squash Mad Correspondent The Dunlop British Junior Championships 2019 reached a dramatic conclusion as eight of the top seeds triumphed, with Ireland’s Denis Gilevskiy making history by becoming the first [...]

November 4, 2019 News
British Juniors: Lewis Anderson topples Max Forster to set up showdown with Sam Todd

British Juniors: Lewis Anderson topples Max Forster to set up showdown with Sam Todd

Anderson aims for flying finale By ELIZABETH BOTCHERBY – Squash Mad Correspondent Warwickshire’s Lewis Anderson overcame top seed Max Forster (Northumbria) in a thrilling four-setter to reach his second consecutive Dunlop British Junior Championships (BJC) BU19 final on the all-glass [...]

November 3, 2019 News
Nour El Sherbini takes fourth world title after producing power and perfection at the Pyramids

Nour El Sherbini takes fourth world title after producing power and perfection at the Pyramids

Back from a knee injury, Nour wins world title and $61,000 in prize money  By SEAN REUTHE – Squash Mad Correspondent Egypt’s Nour El Sherbini celebrated her 24th birthday in style as she captured her fourth World Championship trophy after [...]

November 1, 2019 News
Nouran Gohar goes back up to No.2 in the world

Nouran Gohar goes back up to No.2 in the world

British and US Open triumphs confirm her return to top form By SEAN REUTHE – Squash Mad Correspondent Egypt’s Nouran Gohar has returned to World No.2 in the PSA Women’s World Rankings. Gohar reached a career-high ranking of World No.2 [...]

November 1, 2019 News
Adrian Waller breaks into world top 20

Adrian Waller breaks into world top 20

Another new England number one By SEAN REUTHE and ALAN THATCHER Ever since Nick Matthew retired, England has witnessed something of a merry-go-round as James Willstrop, Daryl Selby and Declan James have enjoyed spells as the new national number one. [...]

November 1, 2019 News
Egypt’s Raneem and Nour meet in local battle to rule the world

Egypt’s Raneem and Nour meet in local battle to rule the world

Home rule for Egyptian squash dynasty By SEAN REUTHE – Squash Mad Correspondent Three years on from becoming the first female squash players in history to contest a final in front of Cairo’s spectacular Great Pyramid of Giza, World No.1 [...]

October 31, 2019 News
Hania El Hammamy stuns Camille Serme to reach World semi-finals

Hania El Hammamy stuns Camille Serme to reach World semi-finals

Teenager’s win means last four are all Egyptian By SEAN REUTHE – Squash Mad Correspondent Egyptian World Junior Champion Hania El Hammamy claimed the biggest win of her career to date as she completed a stunning comeback from two games [...]

October 30, 2019 News
Nour El Tayeb concedes World quarter-final

Nour El Tayeb concedes World quarter-final

Top seed Raneem El Welily through to meet Nouran Gohar By SEAN REUTHE – Squash Mad Correspondent World No.1 Raneem El Welily will appear in the semi-finals of the 2019-20 CIB PSA Women’s World Championship in front of Cairo’s historic [...]

October 29, 2019 News
Another Egyptian starlet lights up the Pyramids

Another Egyptian starlet lights up the Pyramids

At 19, world junior champion Hania claims last-eight berth By SEAN REUTHE – Squash Mad Correspondent World Junior Champion Hania El Hammamy has claimed her first ever quarter-final berth at the CIB PSA Women’s World Championship after overcoming Malaysia’s World [...]

October 28, 2019 News
Egyptian stars set up blockbuster battle at Pyramids

Egyptian stars set up blockbuster battle at Pyramids

El Welily and El Tayeb set to clash By SEAN REUTHE – Squash Mad Correspondent World No.1 Raneem El Welily and World No.3 Nour El Tayeb will face off in a blockbuster quarter-final contest at the CIB PSA Women’s World [...]

October 28, 2019 News
Nour El Sherbini shows her passion at the Pyramids

Nour El Sherbini shows her passion at the Pyramids

‘I was feeling nervous’ admits No.2 seed  By SEAN REUTHE – Squash Mad Correspondent Defending champion Nour El Sherbini recovered from a slow start against Canada’s Hollie Naughton to book her third round spot at the CIB PSA Women’s World [...]

October 27, 2019 News