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Champions begin their charge in San Francisco

Champions begin their charge in San Francisco

Laura Massaro to renew rivalry with Nicol David By NATHAN CLARKE in San Francisco  The 2017 Oracle NetSuite Open champions Sarah-Jane Perry and Mohamed ElShorbagy began the defences of their respective titles with victories over Egyptian Salma Hany and Frenchman Gregoire Marche on a busy second day of action at the PSA World Tour event [...]

September 29, 2018 Alan Thatcher News 0

Amanda Sobhy hits the ground running in San Francisco

Amanda Sobhy hits the ground running in San Francisco

‘I’ve worked hard this summer and want to get my ranking back’ says Sobhy By NATHAN CLARKE in San Francisco There were mixed fortunes for America’s two top ranked female squash players Amanda Sobhy and Olivia Blatchford in the first round of the 2018 Oracle NetSuite Open as the PSA World Tour event got underway [...]

September 28, 2018 Alan Thatcher News 0

Canary Wharf 2019 launches with People’s Sunday

Canary Wharf 2019 launches with People’s Sunday

Tickets go on sale next week at London’s sell-out tournament By ALAN THATCHER – Squash Mad Editor Tickets go on sale next week for the 2019 Citigold Wealth Management Canary Wharf Squash Classic, which will take place between March 10-15 next year. There will be an extra bonus for squash fans in March with an [...]

September 27, 2018 Alan Thatcher Alan's Blog, News 0
World Squash Day on song to hit the right notes with release of ‘Africa’ as the Official Single

World Squash Day on song to hit the right notes with release of ‘Africa’ as the Official Single

Squash-loving composer Stuart Sharp supports World Squash Day By ALAN THATCHER, Squash Mad Editor World Squash Day takes place on Saturday October 13th and this year it aims to hit all the right notes with a musical theme. The track [...]

September 26, 2018 Alan's Blog, Growing the game, News
Any business people out there prepared to take a new punt on squash?

Any business people out there prepared to take a new punt on squash?

Bitter-sweet memories planning World Squash Day and a club reunion By ALAN THATCHER, Squash Mad Editor On top of organising World Squash Day, and pestering clubs and federations all over the planet to pull their fingers out to promote the [...]

September 26, 2018 Alan's Blog, Comment, News
Sarah-Jane Perry opens up on ‘emotional’ Oracle NetSuite Open title win

Sarah-Jane Perry opens up on ‘emotional’ Oracle NetSuite Open title win

‘Death of my Nan spurred me on to win in San Francisco’ By SEAN REUTHE England’s World No.8 Sarah-Jane Perry will appear at the Oracle NetSuite Open, PSA World Tour Silver event in San Francisco later this week, 12 months [...]

September 26, 2018 Interviews, News
Mohamed ElShorbagy back where his power show began in San Francisco

Mohamed ElShorbagy back where his power show began in San Francisco

World number one raring to go again after dominating last season  By SEAN REUTHE World No.1 Mohamed ElShorbagy will play his first tournament of the season at the Oracle NetSuite Open as he aims to defend the title he won [...]

September 25, 2018 Interviews, News
Declan James takes success in his stride

Declan James takes success in his stride

‘It was nice to win but I need to go back to basics’ By GEOFF BEW – Squash Mad Columnist Rising star Declan James plans to celebrate the biggest win of his career by “going back to the drawing board”. [...]

September 25, 2018 Interviews, News
David Lloyd debacle leaves a bitter taste

David Lloyd debacle leaves a bitter taste

Demos in Derby and Teesside against court closures as squash is saved at Gidea Park By ALAN THATCHER – Squash Mad Editor Feelings are running high at many David Lloyd clubs across the UK as the company’s cull of squash [...]

September 24, 2018 Alan's Blog, News
Locals grab a chance in Qatar Classic

Locals grab a chance in Qatar Classic

World champion bids for a fourth Qatar title  By SEAN REUTHE – Squash Mad Reporter The 2018 Qatar Classic will welcome the world’s leading players back to Doha between October 27 – November 2 when World No.1 and defending champion [...]

September 24, 2018 News
The Gevolution: A different way of helping squash players evolve and change

The Gevolution: A different way of helping squash players evolve and change

‘Research shows repetition is not always the best way to learn’  By TONY GRIFFIN – G Spot Squash and Coaching Analyst In July I Presented the G Evolution process to the Catalan Squash Federation and a reduced number of their [...]

September 24, 2018 Coaching and Development, Growing the game, News
Stars shine for charity night at St George’s Hill

Stars shine for charity night at St George’s Hill

James Willstrop and Declan James top the bill By ALAN THATCHER – Squash Mad Editor James Willstrop and Declan James top the bill in a special charity day at the St George’s Hill Club in Weybridge, Surrey, on Saturday (September [...]

September 20, 2018 Alan's Blog, Growing the game, News
Dalian delights at historic World Teams success

Dalian delights at historic World Teams success

Squash is a glass act in mainland China By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent Traditional Chinese musicians and dancers regaled athletes, officials and volunteers at the Closing Ceremony dinner for the CGG WSF Women’s World Team Squash Championship [...]

September 18, 2018 Growing the game, News
Egypt sink England to retain Women’s World Team title in China

Egypt sink England to retain Women’s World Team title in China

El Welily and Gohar topple Massaro and Waters in final thrillers By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent Defending champions Egypt fulfilled their seeding in the CGG WSF Women’s World Team Squash Championship today in China, retaining their title [...]

September 16, 2018 News
Egypt meet England in Women’s World Team Final

Egypt meet England in Women’s World Team Final

Nour El Sherbini loses again as Egypt halt Hong Kong By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent For the fifth year time in seven years, Egypt and England will contest the final of the CGG WSF Women’s World Team [...]

September 15, 2018 News