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Tony Griffin’s Gevolution Academy: How well are you watching the ball?

Tony Griffin’s Gevolution Academy: How well are you watching the ball?

‘The top pros are permanently connected to the ball’ By TONY GRIFFIN – Squash Mad New Learning Guru The response to last week’s article was very encouraging, with a number of players, coaches, education specialists and professionals from other spheres making contact. Thank you all. Those conversations have been very enlightening and encouraging. Reading the [...]

October 5, 2018 Tony Grifin Coaching and Development, News 2

Canary Wharf frenzy as tickets go on general sale for 2019

Canary Wharf frenzy as tickets go on general sale for 2019

‘We sold 650 tickets in 90 minutes’  By ALAN THATCHER, Squash Mad Editor Squash fans will be racing for their phones and laptops as tickets go on general sale at 10am today (Friday) for the 2019 Citigold Wealth Management Canary Wharf Squash Classic, which will take place between March 10-15 next year.  London’s favourite tournament [...]

October 4, 2018 Alan Thatcher News 0

Nick Matthew supports Singapore as music, fun and fireworks launch World Squash Day

Nick Matthew supports Singapore as music, fun and fireworks launch World Squash Day

From Poznan and Graz to Colchester and Chattanooga, clubs go crazy for World Squash Day By Alan Thatcher, Squash Mad Editor World Squash Day 2018 is being launched with music and fireworks as clubs all over the globe join forces to promote the sport. The Official Single for World Squash Day “Africa” (sung by Oliver [...]

October 4, 2018 Alan Thatcher Alan's Blog, Growing the game, News 0
First anniversary for married couple Ali and Nour

First anniversary for married couple Ali and Nour

US Open champions back to defend their titles By SEAN REUTHE Married couple Ali Farag and Nour El Tayeb will line up at Philadelphia’s Drexel University for the FS Investments U.S. Open Squash Championships between October 6 -13 as they [...]

October 4, 2018 News
Mohamed Abouelghar and Ali Farag in Qatar crunch clash

Mohamed Abouelghar and Ali Farag in Qatar crunch clash

Tarek Momen meets Paul Coll in another blockbuster battle By SEAN REUTHE  In-form Egyptian duo Ali Farag and Mohamed Abouelghar will get their Qatar Classic campaigns under way against each other when they line up at the Khalifa International Tennis [...]

October 4, 2018 News
World’s top four to feature at Channel VAS  event at St George’s Hill

World’s top four to feature at Channel VAS event at St George’s Hill

ElShorbagy and Farag seeded to clash again By SEAN REUTHE The world’s top four male players – including defending champion and World No.1 Mohamed ElShorbagy – will appear at the Channel VAS Championships at St George’s Hill between October 16-21 [...]

October 3, 2018 News
Ali Farag and Sarah-Jane Perry stun top seeds in San Francisco finals

Ali Farag and Sarah-Jane Perry stun top seeds in San Francisco finals

‘I need to be mentally stronger’ says Farag but ElShorbagy admits ‘He’s been the best player here all week’ By NATHAN CLARKE in San Francisco A sublime performance from start to finish saw Egypt’s World No.2 Ali Farag defeat 2017 [...]

October 3, 2018 News
Ali Farag foils Gregory Gaultier to claim San Francisco final berth against Mohamed ElShorbagy

Ali Farag foils Gregory Gaultier to claim San Francisco final berth against Mohamed ElShorbagy

Sarah-Jane Perry meets Raneem El Welily in women’s final By NATHAN CLARKE in San Francisco  World No.2 Ali Farag escaped the clutches of defeat by saving two match balls to defeat in-form Frenchman Gregory Gaultier in a thrilling 77 minute [...]

October 2, 2018 News
Sun, sea, lots of beer and great squash in Thailand

Sun, sea, lots of beer and great squash in Thailand

Sanjay Singh and Satomi Watanabe win in Pattaya By Alex Wan – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor It may not be a PSA World Tour event, but the lure of the sun, white sandy beaches and lots of free beer [...]

October 2, 2018 News
Declan James climbs into the world top 20

Declan James climbs into the world top 20

Mohamed Abouelghar back in world top 10 By ALAN THATCHER and SEAN REUTHE  Rising England star Declan James has climbed into the top 20 of the PSA men’s world rankings for the first time in his career. The 25-year-old from [...]

October 1, 2018 News
Squash legend Nicol David exits world top 10

Squash legend Nicol David exits world top 10

Camille Serme back in top four By SEAN REUTHE  France’s Camille Serme has returned to the world’s top four, while Malaysia’s eight-time World Champion Nicol David has seen her 15-year run inside the top 10 come to an end after [...]

October 1, 2018 News
Squash prepares for inaugural Youth Olympic Games showcase

Squash prepares for inaugural Youth Olympic Games showcase

‘I feel excited and privileged to be part of the delegation’ says England’s Alice Green By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent Ahead of squash’s introduction as a Showcase Sport at the 2018 Youth Olympic Games, World Squash Federation [...]

October 1, 2018 Growing the game, News
The General is back! Gregory Gaultier to meet Ali Farag in semi-final showdown

The General is back! Gregory Gaultier to meet Ali Farag in semi-final showdown

‘At 36 I still want to get back to my best against the younger players’ By NATHAN CLARKE in San Francisco Egyptian World No.2 Ali Farag and World No.7 Gregory Gaultier of France are set to meet in a mouth-watering [...]

October 1, 2018 News
Laura Massaro and Sarah-Jane Perry soar into San Francisco semi-finals

Laura Massaro and Sarah-Jane Perry soar into San Francisco semi-finals

Reigning champion Perry punishes King to clinch first win over Kiwi rival  By NATHAN CLARKE in San Francisco English duo Laura Massaro and Sarah-Jane Perry reached the semi-finals of the 2018 Oracle NetSuite Open with stunning victories over Nicol David [...]

September 30, 2018 News
Countdown to World Squash Day: Anton leads the Russian Revolution

Countdown to World Squash Day: Anton leads the Russian Revolution

Massive boost for squash in St Petersburg By ALAN THATCHER, Squash Mad Editor Looking ahead to World Squash Day, I am very keen to see what events take place in Russia. One of the world’s great political and military superpowers, [...]

September 29, 2018 Alan's Blog, Growing the game, News