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Marwan ElShorbagy Reaches Top Three in Men’s May World Rankings

Marwan ElShorbagy Reaches Top Three in Men’s May World Rankings

Marwan ElShorbagy Reaches Top Three in Men’s May World Rankings By SEAN REUTHE – PSA World Tour   Bristol-based Egyptian Marwan ElShorbagy has today overtaken France’s Gregory Gaultier to reach a career-high World No.3 ranking and complete the first all-Egyptian presence amongst the world’s top three positions on the men’s tour since April 2009. The [...]

May 1, 2018 Guest Contributor News 0

Raneem El Welily and Marwan ElShorbagy win El Gouna titles

Raneem El Welily and Marwan ElShorbagy win El Gouna titles

First World Series title for Marwan as Farag fades in final By SEAN REUTHE in El Gouna   World No.2 Raneem El Welily and World No.4 Marwan ElShorbagy are the 2018 El Gouna International champions after they beat World No.1 Nour El Sherbini and World No.2 Ali Farag in an all-Egyptian finals line-up at the [...]

April 27, 2018 Alan Thatcher News 0

The Great Ball of China: Women’s World Team Champs head for Dalian

The Great Ball of China: Women’s World Team Champs head for Dalian

Seven all-glass courts will be on site for Women’s World Teams By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent   The first world squash championship ever to be held in China will take place in September when the city of Dalian hosts the 2018 WSF Women’s World Team Championship. Dalian, a major city and seaport [...]

April 27, 2018 Howard Harding Growing the game, News 0
Marwan ElShorbagy beats big brother Mohamed and Ali Farag topples reigning champion Gregory Gaultier in El Gouna semi-finals

Marwan ElShorbagy beats big brother Mohamed and Ali Farag topples reigning champion Gregory Gaultier in El Gouna semi-finals

Nour El Sherbini meets Raneem El Welily in women’s final By NATHAN CLARKE in El Gouna   The 2017 tournament winner Gregory Gaultier and current World No.1 Mohamed ElShorbagy saw their hopes of winning the 2018 El Gouna International dashed [...]

April 26, 2018 News
Defending champion Gregory Gaultier meets Ali Farag in El Gouna semi-finals

Defending champion Gregory Gaultier meets Ali Farag in El Gouna semi-finals

Sea breeze gives French ace the wind in his back as he sails past Rodriguez By SEAN REUTHE in El Gouna   Reigning El Gouna International champion Gregory Gaultier moved a step closer to a third successive final at the [...]

April 25, 2018 News
ElShorbagy brothers to meet in El Gouna International semi-finals

ElShorbagy brothers to meet in El Gouna International semi-finals

‘My brother is a completely different player from 12 months ago’ says Marwan By SEAN REUTHE in El Gouna   World No.1 Mohamed ElShorbagy and his younger brother, World No.4 Marwan, will go head-to-head for the fifth time this season [...]

April 24, 2018 News
World No.4 Joelle King and No.5 Nouran Gohar crash out in El Gouna International

World No.4 Joelle King and No.5 Nouran Gohar crash out in El Gouna International

Big wins for Alison Waters and Annie Au By SEAN REUTHE in El Gouna   New Zealand’s World No.4 Joelle King and Egypt’s World No.5 Nouran Gohar crashed out of the 2018 El Gouna International at the second round stage [...]

April 23, 2018 News
Emirates Golf Club to host 2017-18 PSA Dubai World Series Finals

Emirates Golf Club to host 2017-18 PSA Dubai World Series Finals

Golf Club follows Dubai Opera and Burj Khalifa as stunning setting for PSA finals By SEAN REUTHE   The world’s best squash players are set to appear at Emirates Golf Club between June 5-9 after the Professional Squash Association (PSA) [...]

April 23, 2018 Growing the game, News
Joshna Chinappa stuns Nicol David with shock win in El Gouna

Joshna Chinappa stuns Nicol David with shock win in El Gouna

Laura Massaro up next for Indian star in quarter-finals By SEAN REUTHE in El Gouna   Indian No.1 Joshna Chinappa came up with one of the biggest victories of her career as she stunned eight-time World Champion Nicol David at [...]

April 23, 2018 News
Gregory Gaultier overcomes maverick Mazen Hesham in El Gouna

Gregory Gaultier overcomes maverick Mazen Hesham in El Gouna

‘When Mazen is on fire you have to be on your toes’ says Gaultier By SEAN REUTHE in El Gouna   Defending champion Gregory Gaultier had to draw on all of his experience on day two of the 2018 El [...]

April 21, 2018 News
Egypt’s Nour El Sherbini and United States star Amanda Sobhy to meet at the Marina

Egypt’s Nour El Sherbini and United States star Amanda Sobhy to meet at the Marina

Squash rocks by the Red Sea By SEAN REUTHE in El Gouna   World No.1 Nour El Sherbini and former World No.6 Amanda Sobhy will contest a mouthwatering second round fixture at the 2018 El Gouna International after they claimed [...]

April 21, 2018 News
El Gouna qualifying: Zeina Mickawy beats top seed Samantha Cornett

El Gouna qualifying: Zeina Mickawy beats top seed Samantha Cornett

World No.37 meets squash legend Nicol David in first round By SEAN REUTHE in El Gouna   Egypt’s World No.37 Zeina Mickawy was one of five Egyptian winners on the final day of qualifying at the 2018 El Gouna International [...]

April 20, 2018 News
Geoff Hunt: The glass court is great and the new TV coverage is one of the best things to happen to our sport

Geoff Hunt: The glass court is great and the new TV coverage is one of the best things to happen to our sport

Kiwis top medal table as Aussies move Games courts to a new national centre By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent   While Squash relished its sixth appearance in the Commonwealth Games since making its debut in Malaysia in [...]

April 20, 2018 Growing the game, News
David Palmer, squash’s golden wonder boy, finally calls time on an amazing career

David Palmer, squash’s golden wonder boy, finally calls time on an amazing career

‘To be part of the Gold Coast Games was beyond my wildest dreams’ By ALEXIA CLONDA – Squash Mad Australian Correspondent   “My boyhood dream has come true,” said Commonwealth Games wonder Gold Medallist, two-time world champion, David Palmer. Now [...]

April 17, 2018 News
Golden finale for David Palmer and Joelle King in Commonwealth Games

Golden finale for David Palmer and Joelle King in Commonwealth Games

‘I fly to El Gouna at 5am and will spend the first day on the beach’ says King By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent   It was fitting that the final match on the final day of 11 [...]

April 15, 2018 News