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Yip and Gohar win Macau titles

Yip and Gohar win Macau titles

Nouran Gohar defends Macau title, while Yip Tsz-Fung wins his biggest one By Alex Wan – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor It was a night that belonged to Yip Tsz-Fung as the home crowd favourite came back from two games down to win the biggest title in his career, while Nouran Gohar once again came [...]

April 1, 2018 Alex Wan News 0

Egyptians Ali Farag and Tarek Momen hit highest rankings

Egyptians Ali Farag and Tarek Momen hit highest rankings

Farag at two and Momen five in April PSA rankings By ALAN THATCHER and SEAN REUTHE   Egypt’s Ali Farag has overtaken Frenchman Gregory Gaultier to reach a career-high World Ranking of No.2, while compatriot Tarek Momen has moved into the world’s top five for the first time after the PSA Men’s World Rankings were [...]

April 1, 2018 Alan Thatcher News 0

Joelle King back to No.4 in the world

Joelle King back to No.4 in the world

Huge boost for Kiwi King ahead of Gold Coast Games By ALAN THATCHER and SEAN REUTHE   New Zealand’s Joelle King has returned to the world’s top five for the first time since October 2014, rising three places to sit at No.4 after the PSA Women’s World Rankings for April were released today.  It means [...]

April 1, 2018 Alan Thatcher News 0
Yip Tsz-Fung and Salma Hany reach new heights in Macau

Yip Tsz-Fung and Salma Hany reach new heights in Macau

Yip and Hany to play in career best finals By Alex Wan – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor Egypt dominated the evening as all three of their semi-finalists won their matches. The women’s event will be an all-Egyptian affair between [...]

March 31, 2018 News
Both top seeds shown the exit in Macau

Both top seeds shown the exit in Macau

Yip Tze-Fung and Salma Hany send top seeds packing By Alex Wan – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor There will be no top seeds in the finals of the Macau Squash Open for the second year running as both the [...]

March 30, 2018 News
Interview: Nick Matthew goes for gold in Gold Coast

Interview: Nick Matthew goes for gold in Gold Coast

Thoughts of gold and golf, with the British Open in between and a brave new world lying ahead Interview by ALAN THATCHER, Squash Mad Editor Nick Matthew flew out with the England squad today to compete in his final Commonwealth [...]

March 30, 2018 Alan's Blog, Interviews, News
Top seeds Serme and Golan through in Macau

Top seeds Serme and Golan through in Macau

Seeds safely through to quarters in Macau By Alex Wan – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor Top seeds Borja Golan and Camille Serme led all seeded players into the last eight of the 2018 Macau Squash Open, with the Spaniard [...]

March 29, 2018 News
Men’s top two seeds ejected in Macau qualifiers

Men’s top two seeds ejected in Macau qualifiers

Men’s top two seeds ejected and Hong Kong women falter in qualifying finals By Alex Wan – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor Men’s qualifying top two seeds ejected as the Egyptians reigned supreme in the qualifying finals of the 2018 [...]

March 28, 2018 News
Seeds safely through in Macau qualifiers

Seeds safely through in Macau qualifiers

Yathreb Adel makes a winning return to Macau By Alex Wan – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor There were no surprises on the opening day of the 2018 Macau Squash Open as all qualifying seeds made it through to the [...]

March 27, 2018 News
PSA unveil new-look World Tour and team up with the WSF

PSA unveil new-look World Tour and team up with the WSF

New draw sizes, and qualifiers are scrapped as PSA and WSF launch Challenger Tour By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent   The Professional Squash Association (PSA) today unveiled its new vision for professional squash which will see a [...]

March 27, 2018 Growing the game, News
Macau Open preview – Serme and Golan top draws

Macau Open preview – Serme and Golan top draws

Serme debuts in Macau as top seed while Golan tops men’s draw By Alex Wan – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor The 2018 Macau Squash Open marks the seventh consecutive edition of the event. It will once again offer a [...]

March 26, 2018 News
Wimbledon champion Mathieu Castagnet

Wimbledon champion Mathieu Castagnet

‘I love London’ says champion Castagnet By ALAN THATCHER   France’s World No.28 Mathieu Castagnet claimed his first title since the 2016 Canary Wharf Classic at the Wimbledon Club Squash Squared Open as the fifth seed made it two final [...]

March 24, 2018 News
Tom Richards meets Mathieu Castagnet in Wimbledon final

Tom Richards meets Mathieu Castagnet in Wimbledon final

Willstrop exit follows Selby as top seeds bow out By ALAN THATCHER and DAVID HURST   Tom Richards flies the flag for England against Mathieu Castagnet of France in the final of the Squash Squared Open 2018 at the Wimbledon [...]

March 23, 2018 News
Joel Makin topples No.3 seed Zahed Mohamed in 84-minute battle

Joel Makin topples No.3 seed Zahed Mohamed in 84-minute battle

Three seeds crash at Wimbledon By DAVID HURST   The opening day of the Squash Squared Open main draw at the Wimbledon Club saw three of the eight seeds beaten. A dancer’s agility and great coverage of the court from [...]

March 21, 2018 News
Chris Simpson wins through to meet James Willstrop at Wimbledon

Chris Simpson wins through to meet James Willstrop at Wimbledon

By ALAN THATCHER   Chris Simpson meets No.2 seed James Willstrop in the first round of the Squash Squared Wimbledon Club Open after beating Joshua Masters in the qualifying finals. Simpson lost the first game to the attack-minded Masters but [...]

March 20, 2018 News