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Hesham halts champion Gawad as stars crash in Egyptian Open

Hesham halts champion Gawad as stars crash in Egyptian Open

Hesham halts champion Gawad as stars crash in Egyptian Open By SEAN REUTHE – Squash Mad Correspondent Six of the world’s top 10 players across the men’s and women’s draws crashed out of the CIB Egyptian Open, with World No.14 Mazen Hesham claiming the biggest scalp as he ended fellow Egyptian Karim Abdel Gawad’s title [...]

October 11, 2020 Guest Contributor News 0

Giant-killer Karim wins 92-minute Cairo battle

Giant-killer Karim wins 92-minute Cairo battle

Giant-killer Karim wins 92-minute Cairo battle By SEAN REUTHE – Squash Mad Correspondent Egyptian wildcard Karim El Hammamy claimed his first PSA World Tour victory since May 2019 as he upset Spain’s Iker Pajares Bernabeu to book his place in round two of the CIB Egyptian Open, PSA Platinum tournament currently taking place in Egypt. [...]

October 10, 2020 Guest Contributor News 0

Interview: Todd Harrity bounces back after lockdown in Bristol

Interview: Todd Harrity bounces back after lockdown in Bristol

Interview: 11 Points With Todd Harrity INTERVIEW by ALAN THATCHER (Squash Mad Editor) Todd Harrity, the American No.1, bounces back into action in Egypt today after working hard on his game during the lockdown. Harrity has spent the whole of lockdown in Bristol, England, before a two-month training spell in Egypt. In this interview, he [...]

October 10, 2020 Alan Thatcher Interviews, News 0
El of a night as El Hammamy and ElShorbagy win World Tour Finals in Cairo

El of a night as El Hammamy and ElShorbagy win World Tour Finals in Cairo

El of a night as El Hammamy and ElShorbagy win World Tour Finals in Cairo By SEAN REUTHE – Squash Mad Correspondent Egyptian duo Hania El Hammamy and Marwan ElShorbagy added their names to the rolls of honour at the [...]

October 3, 2020 News
Jahangir Khan backs World Squash Day project:  Trade in your racket for a new one from UNSQUASHABLE and the old one goes to a good cause … plus you save £100

Jahangir Khan backs World Squash Day project: Trade in your racket for a new one from UNSQUASHABLE and the old one goes to a good cause … plus you save £100

Jahangir Khan backs World Squash Day project: Trade in your racket for a new one from UNSQUASHABLE and the old one goes to a good cause … plus you save £100 By ALAN THATCHER – Squash Mad Editor Jahangir Khan, [...]

October 3, 2020 Alan's Blog, Growing the game, News
Marwan ElShorbagy topples Ali Farag as Egyptian quartet make Cairo finals

Marwan ElShorbagy topples Ali Farag as Egyptian quartet make Cairo finals

Marwan ElShorbagy topples Ali Farag as Egyptian quartet make Cairo finals By SEAN REUTHE – Squash Mad Correspondent The CIB PSA World Tour Finals will feature all-Egyptian finals for a second time in three seasons after Nour El Tayeb, Hania [...]

October 2, 2020 News
Joel and Joelle cause upsets to reach Cairo semi-finals

Joel and Joelle cause upsets to reach Cairo semi-finals

Joel and Joelle cause upsets to reach Cairo semi-finals By SEAN REUTHE – Squash Mad Correspondent JOEL MAKIN and Joelle King produced two stunning victories to reach the semi-finals of the CIB PSA World Tour Finals at Cairo’s Mall of [...]

October 1, 2020 News
Hardship and Heritage – the Twin Mission for the 2020 World Squash Day Auction

Hardship and Heritage – the Twin Mission for the 2020 World Squash Day Auction

World Squash Day Auction to take place 3rd to 10th October By JAMES ROBERTS – Squash Mad Correspondent The staging of this year’s World Squash Day, due to take place on Saturday October 10, is set to be different due [...]

October 1, 2020 News
Joel Makin on the move as he reaches nine in the world

Joel Makin on the move as he reaches nine in the world

Joel Makin on the move as he reaches nine in the world By SEAN REUTHE – Squash Mad Correspondent Welshman Joel Makin has moved up a place to a career-high No.9 ranking after the PSA Men’s World Rankings for October [...]

October 1, 2020 News
Salma Hany breaks into PSA world top 10 for the first time

Salma Hany breaks into PSA world top 10 for the first time

Salma Hany breaks into PSA world top 10 for the first time By SEAN REUTHE – Squash Mad Correspondent Egypt’s Salma Hany has broken into the top 10 of the PSA Women’s World Rankings for the first time following a [...]

October 1, 2020 News
Ali Farag and Marwan ElShorbagy through to World Series semi-finals on day three

Ali Farag and Marwan ElShorbagy through to World Series semi-finals on day three

Ali Farag and Marwan ElShorbagy through to World Series semi-finals on day three By SEAN REUTHE – Squash Mad Correspondent Egyptian duo Ali Farag and Marwan ElShorbagy have become the first men to book their spots in the semi-finals of [...]

September 30, 2020 News
Nour El Sherbini through to Cairo semi-finals

Nour El Sherbini through to Cairo semi-finals

Nour El Sherbini through to Cairo semi-finals By SEAN REUTHE – Squash Mad Correspondent Reigning World Champion Nour El Sherbini has become the first player to qualify for the semi-finals of the CIB PSA World Tour Finals after she overcame [...]

September 29, 2020 News
Mall magic as Makin masters Momen on World Finals debut in Cairo

Mall magic as Makin masters Momen on World Finals debut in Cairo

Mall magic as Makin masters Momen on World Finals debut in Cairo By SEAN REUTHE – Squash Mad Correspondent Welshman Joel Makin crowned his debut in the 2019-20 CIB PSA World Tour Finals by toppling world champion Tarek Momen, and [...]

September 28, 2020 News
Pyramids return puts squash in the spotlight

Pyramids return puts squash in the spotlight

Pyramids return puts squash in the spotlight By ALAN THATCHER and SEAN REUTHE  The return of professional squash to the most stunning amphitheatre in world sport, in front of the Great Pyramid of Giza, makes a dramatic statement for the [...]

September 28, 2020 News
Greg Lobban fancies climbing high at the Pyramids

Greg Lobban fancies climbing high at the Pyramids

Scotland’s Greg Lobban aims to peak at the Pyramids By ANDY WESTON – Squash Mad Correspondent Scotland’s Greg Lobban is looking forward to showcasing his early-season form on the greatest stage in international squash next month. Lobban, based in Sheffield, [...]

September 28, 2020 News