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Bridegroom Karim Gawad ends up the best man in Cairo

Bridegroom Karim Gawad ends up the best man in Cairo

Raneem roars back to win women’s title  By SEAN REUTHE in Cairo Egypt’s Raneem El Welily and Karim Abdel Gawad are the 2018-2019 CIB PSA World Tour Finals champions as they rose to respective wins over France’s World No.3 Camille Serme and World No.7 Mohamed Abouelghar at Cairo’s Mall of Arabia to take the honours [...]

June 15, 2019 Alan Thatcher News 0

Momen gets The Bullet as Abouelghar reaches World Tour Finals showdown against Gawad

Momen gets The Bullet as Abouelghar reaches World Tour Finals showdown against Gawad

Serme sinks Gohar to fly the flag for France (and the rest of the world) By ALAN THATCHER and SEAN REUTHE Mohamed Abouelghar gained his first win over Tarek Momen and Camille Serme, the only non-Egyptian in the semi-finals, beat Nouran Gohar after a titanic first-game tiebreak to reach the finals of the CIB PSA [...]

June 13, 2019 Alan Thatcher News 0

World champions Ali Farag and Nour El Sherbini crash out in Cairo

World champions Ali Farag and Nour El Sherbini crash out in Cairo

Abouelghar powers through with seven Egyptians in last eight By SEAN REUTHE in Cairo  Men’s World No.1 Ali Farag and defending women’s champion Nour El Sherbini saw their title challenges at the 2018-2019 CIB PSA World Tour Finals come to an end as group stage action drew to a close on day four of the [...]

June 12, 2019 Alan Thatcher News 0
Joy of six as Egyptians dominate in World Tour Finals

Joy of six as Egyptians dominate in World Tour Finals

Hot and humid in Cairo as ElShorbagy turns up the power By SEAN REUTHE in Cairo The penultimate day of group stage action at the 2018-2019 CIB PSA World Tour Finals saw all six matches go the way of Egypt [...]

June 12, 2019 News
Raneem El Welily and Mohamed ElShorbagy qualify for Cairo semi-finals

Raneem El Welily and Mohamed ElShorbagy qualify for Cairo semi-finals

Tesni Evans battles back for big win over Joelle King By SEAN REUTHE in Cairo  Egyptian duo Raneem El Welily and Mohamed ElShorbagy have become the first players to qualify for the semi-finals of the 2018-2019 CIB PSA World Tour [...]

June 11, 2019 News
Sarah-Jane Perry sinks reigning champion Nour El Sherbini in Cairo

Sarah-Jane Perry sinks reigning champion Nour El Sherbini in Cairo

Shock on day one of PSA World Tour Finals  By SEAN REUTHE in Cairo  The opening day of the 2018-2019 CIB PSA World Tour Finals saw defending women’s champion Nour El Sherbini fall to a surprise defeat against England No.1 [...]

June 10, 2019 News
Ali Farag and Raneem El Welily voted PSA Players Of The Year

Ali Farag and Raneem El Welily voted PSA Players Of The Year

  Services to Squash Award goes to Tim Garner By SEAN REUTHE in Cairo Egyptian World No.1s Ali Farag and Raneem El Welily were crowned the 2018-19 PSA Players of the Year last night (June 8) during the annual PSA [...]

June 9, 2019 News
James Willstrop interview: I still love playing and training

James Willstrop interview: I still love playing and training

France holds special memories for Marksman James Interview by Jérôme Elhaïk – Squash Mad Correspondent After having had a tough run (with two five-game matches), James Willstrop could only keep up with Grégoire Marche for one game in the 5R [...]

June 8, 2019 Interviews, News
Dynamic Duo Dazzle in the Domain of the Dictionary

Dynamic Duo Dazzle in the Domain of the Dictionary

Dynamic Duo Dazzle in the Domain of the Dictionary By JAMES ROBERTS – Squash Mad Reporter Lichfield being my hometown and a place where I still play regularly due to work and visiting family, I managed to secure a place [...]

June 7, 2019 News
Superstars clash in PSA World Tour Finals in Cairo

Superstars clash in PSA World Tour Finals in Cairo

Nour meets Nour in repeat of women’s world final By SEAN REUTHE PSA World Championship finalists Nour El Sherbini and Nour El Tayeb have been drawn in the same group in the women’s event of the 2018-2019 CIB PSA World [...]

June 3, 2019 News
Moving from a theatre to a chateau, Nantes also switches to best-of-three format

Moving from a theatre to a chateau, Nantes also switches to best-of-three format

Nantes changes name to French Open and upgrades to PSA Silver status By SEAN REUTHE The Professional Squash Association (PSA) have announced today that the Open de France – Nantes 2019 presented by Tailor Capital will use a best-of-three games [...]

June 3, 2019 Growing the game, News
The Komodo ends an illustrious career after a great 2018 at the Commonwealth and Asian Games

The Komodo ends an illustrious career after a great 2018 at the Commonwealth and Asian Games

The village boy who ended up with a Commonwealth Games bronze and Asian Games gold call its quits – Nafiizwan Adnan By ALEX WAN – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor This season has been one filled with retirements. Laura Massaro, [...]

June 2, 2019 News
PSA team up with Nicol David to launch #It’sMine campaign

PSA team up with Nicol David to launch #It’sMine campaign

Big-name ambassadors to inspire new generation of female players By ELLIE MAWSON The PSA (Professional Squash Association) are teaming up with with recently retired eight-time World Champion Nicol David to launch a new joint awareness campaign titled ‘It’s Mine’ – [...]

June 2, 2019 Growing the game, News
RAC land first PSL title

RAC land first PSL title

Winning is a new Tradition for RAC By WILL JENNINGS [email protected] put last season’s Premier Squash League (PSL) final heartache behind them to be crowned champions for the first time after sealing a 3-2 victory over Team Pontefract in Surrey [...]

June 1, 2019 News
MoMo rises to career high position of seven in June PSA rankings

MoMo rises to career high position of seven in June PSA rankings

Egyptian ace Abouelghar on the rise By SEAN REUTHE Egypt’s Mohamed Abouelghar has moved up two spots to a career-high No.7 ranking after the PSA Men’s World Rankings were released today (June 1). The 25-year-old from Cairo reached the quarter-finals [...]

June 1, 2019 News