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Hong Kong duo Leo Au and Max Lee make history in July PSA rankings

Hong Kong duo Leo Au and Max Lee make history in July PSA rankings

Two HK men in top 20 for first time By NATHAN CLARKE Hong Kong will have two male players in the top 20 of the PSA Men’s World Rankings for the first time ever this month ever after 28-year-old Leo Au rose a place to sit behind compatriot Max Lee, who currently occupies the World [...]

July 2, 2018 Alan Thatcher News 0

Nour El Sherbini celebrates 26 months as world number one

Nour El Sherbini celebrates 26 months as world number one

By NATHAN CLARKE Egypt’s Nour El Sherbini has made it 26 successive months at World No.1 after topping an unchanged top 20 in the PSA Women’s World Rankings for July 2018. The 22-year-old El Sherbini is already the fifth-longest serving World No.1 in history, and last month capped a successful season with victory over World [...]

July 2, 2018 Alan Thatcher News 0

Jemyca Aribado makes more history and Ivan Yuen ends title drought in NZ

Jemyca Aribado makes more history and Ivan Yuen ends title drought in NZ

Jemyca Aribado and Ivan Yuen capture milestone titles in New Zealand By ALEX WAN – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor Jemyca Aribado created history once again when she became the first Filipino player to win a PSA title after wining the NZ International Classic in Palmerston North, New Zealand earlier this month. She beat local [...]

July 1, 2018 Alex Wan News 0
Ramy Ashour and Camille Serme lead successful WSF trip to Ukraine

Ramy Ashour and Camille Serme lead successful WSF trip to Ukraine

WSF Ambassador visit ‘a dream come true’ for Ukraine By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent The WSF Ambassador Programme visit to Ukraine was a ‘dream come true’ for squash in the country said the Ukrainian Squash Federation President [...]

June 27, 2018 Growing the game, News
Lisa Aitken bang on form to take Bangor title

Lisa Aitken bang on form to take Bangor title

One match too far for lively Lucy Beecroft By TESNI EVANS – Squash Mad Reporter in Bangor Lisa Aitken had not dropped a game all week to get the final, and it was no different today as she took home [...]

June 24, 2018 News
Ramy Ashour and Camille Serme inspire growth of squash in Armenia

Ramy Ashour and Camille Serme inspire growth of squash in Armenia

WSF Ambassadors thrill fans in Yerevan as Ramy says ‘You could hold a World Championship here’ By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent World squash stars Ramy Ashour, the three-time world champion from Egypt, and Camille Serme, British and [...]

June 24, 2018 Growing the game, News
Qualifier Lucy Beecroft meets top seed Lisa Aitken in Bangor final

Qualifier Lucy Beecroft meets top seed Lisa Aitken in Bangor final

  Beecroft powers through in 69-minute Bangor battle By TESNI EVANS – Squash Mad Reporter in Bangor Lucy Beecroft has reached the final of the Karakal Bangor Women’s Classic after starting the tournament as number eight seed in qualifying! She [...]

June 23, 2018 News
Top seed Lisa Aitken aims to be in top Gear in Bangor semi-finals

Top seed Lisa Aitken aims to be in top Gear in Bangor semi-finals

  Lucy Beecroft ends home hopes By TESNI EVANS – Squash Mad Reporter in Bangor England’s Lucy Beecroft reaped the reward of her high-quality shot-making as she continued her journey from the qualifiers to reach the semi-finals of the Karakal [...]

June 22, 2018 News
Ali Hemingway flies the flag for Wales

Ali Hemingway flies the flag for Wales

Home hope reaches Karakal Bangor quarter-finals  By TESNI9 EVANS in Bangor Ali Hemingway was the toast of Wales as she came through the first round of the Karakal Bangor Open to reach the quarter-finals. The only Welsh woman to make [...]

June 22, 2018 News
WSF and PSA reveal SquashFORWARD line-up on eve of Olympic Day

WSF and PSA reveal SquashFORWARD line-up on eve of Olympic Day

  World number one Nour El Sherbini ‘happy to give back to the game’ as young players take the pulse of their generation By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent The World Squash Federation (WSF) and the Professional Squash [...]

June 22, 2018 Growing the game, News
Tarek and Araby seeded to retain World Junior titles

Tarek and Araby seeded to retain World Junior titles

Egypt predicted to dominate both events By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent Egyptians Marwan Tarek and Rowan Reda Araby are set to retain their titles in the WSF World Junior Individual Squash Championships next month in India according [...]

June 20, 2018 News
Squash Dream for Syrian refugees

Squash Dream for Syrian refugees

Syrian girls get help from Jordan and Hong Kong By HOWARD HARDING, Squash Mad International Correspondent On the eve of World Refugee Day, initiated by the United Nations in 2001, a unique effort to enable Syrian refugees to build upon [...]

June 19, 2018 Growing the game, News
British Junior Champs head back to Nottingham

British Junior Champs head back to Nottingham

All-glass court to showcase event and Under-11s added this year By DONNA HELMER The University of Nottingham, in partnership with Nottingham City Council has won the right to host the Dunlop British Junior Squash Championships for the next three years. [...]

June 19, 2018 Growing the game, News
England announce squad for World Juniors

England announce squad for World Juniors

Lee Drew takes young and talented group to Chennai By DONNA HELMER – Squash Mad Correspondent National Junior Coach Lee Drew has revealed the squad to represent England at the forthcoming WSF World Junior Squash Championships in India from July [...]

June 16, 2018 News
Stars on stage as Nantes International moves to stunning setting inside historic theatre

Stars on stage as Nantes International moves to stunning setting inside historic theatre

Tickets now on sale for France’s biggest squash event By ELLIE MAWSON Tickets for the 2018 Open International de Squash de Nantes – the biggest PSA World Tour event in France – are now on general sale and squash fans [...]

June 11, 2018 News