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Marwan set to meet Fares in Wimbledon blockbuster

Marwan set to meet Fares in Wimbledon blockbuster

Top seed faces tough time By ALAN THATCHER and ELLIE MAWSON Top seed Marwan ElShorbagy faces a tough task to win next month’s Wimbledon Club Squash Squared Open – with a likely clash against Fares Dessouky for starters! World No.11 ElShorbagy is seeded to meet fellow Egyptian Omar Mosaad in the final of the PSA [...]

May 1, 2019 Alan Thatcher News 0

World No. 1s Farag and Welily Secure El Gouna International Crowns

World No. 1s Farag and Welily Secure El Gouna International Crowns

Successive Tournament Wins Cement Farag and El Welily Grips on World Ranking Top Spots By MATT COLES – PSA World Tour World No.1s Ali Farag and Raneem El Welily took the honours on an all-Egyptian finals night at the El Gouna International, PSA World Tour Platinum event as they beat Karim Abdel Gawad and Nouran [...]

April 26, 2019 Guest Contributor News 0

Farag fightback foils Momen in epic El Gouna battle

Farag fightback foils Momen in epic El Gouna battle

World champion edges home on fifth match ball  By MATT COLES   World champion Ali Farag completed a stunning comeback from two games down to beat Tarek Momen in the semi-finals of the El Gouna Open. It was a thrilling battle as Farag fought back to win the third and fourth games. He held match ball [...]

April 25, 2019 Alan Thatcher News 0
Stunning wins for Fares Dessouky and Nouran Gohar in El Gouna

Stunning wins for Fares Dessouky and Nouran Gohar in El Gouna

‘I am happy to say to everyone that I’m back’ By MATT COLES Egypt’s Fares Dessouky and Nouran Gohar shocked World No.2s Mohamed ElShorbagy and Nour El Sherbini, respectively, as the quarter-finals of the El Gouna International, PSA World Tour [...]

April 25, 2019 News
Squash legends provide a chorus of tributes for Ramy Ashour

Squash legends provide a chorus of tributes for Ramy Ashour

‘He was a genius at work and a pleasure to play with’ says Nick Matthew By ALAN THATCHER – Squash Mad Editor Ramy Ashour’s retirement provoked a massive response from the global squash community, mixing sadness at his departure from [...]

April 24, 2019 Alan's Blog, Comment, News
Amanda Sobhy comes from behind to tie down Nour El Tayeb in El Gouna

Amanda Sobhy comes from behind to tie down Nour El Tayeb in El Gouna

Farag and Momen set up world final repeat By MATT COLES World No.12 Amanda Sobhy is through to the semi finals of the El Gouna International, PSA World Tour Platinum tournament after sensationally coming back from two games down against [...]

April 23, 2019 News
Ramy Ashour calls time on his career

Ramy Ashour calls time on his career

Injuries bring a sad end to Ramy’s playing days By ALAN THATCHER – Squash Mad Editor Ramy Ashour, probably the most gifted and entertaining player to ever pick up a squash racket, has announced his retirement from the professional game. [...]

April 22, 2019 Alan's Blog, News
Karim Abdel Gawad fights back to beat Omar Mosaad

Karim Abdel Gawad fights back to beat Omar Mosaad

Dessouky downs Rodriguez as home stars shine By MATT COLES Former World No.1 Karim Abdel Gawad had to battle back from two games down to overcome fellow Egyptian Omar Mosaad in the third round of the El Gouna International, PSA [...]

April 22, 2019 News
Diego Elias pushes Ali Farag all the way in El Gouna

Diego Elias pushes Ali Farag all the way in El Gouna

Amanda Sobhy digs deep to beat Laura Massaro By MATT COLES Egypt’s World No.1 Ali Farag is through to the quarter finals of the El Gouna International Squash Open, PSA World Tour Platinum tournament after surviving a gripping, five-game encounter [...]

April 22, 2019 News
Marwan ElShorbagy survives El Gouna battle with Mohamed Abouelghar

Marwan ElShorbagy survives El Gouna battle with Mohamed Abouelghar

‘He is on the way up and is one of the most talented players’ By MATT COLES  Reigning champion Marwan ElShorbagy survived a huge scare from Mohamed Abouelghar on day four of the El Gouna International Squash Open as he [...]

April 21, 2019 News
World number ones Raneem El Welily and Ali Farag win through at El Gouna

World number ones Raneem El Welily and Ali Farag win through at El Gouna

‘I have spent a lot of time with Nicol, and that has been special’ By MATT COLES Egyptian World No.1s Raneem El Welily and Ali Farag have both made it through to the third round of the El Gouna International [...]

April 20, 2019 News
Julianne Courtice makes massive impact with big win at El Gouna

Julianne Courtice makes massive impact with big win at El Gouna

Scots Lobban and Clyne win through  By MATT COLES Spain’s Iker Pajares Bernabeu and England’s Julianne Courtice secured surprise victories against France’s Lucas Serme and Hong Kong’s Joey Chan, respectively, on day two of the El Gouna International as the [...]

April 18, 2019 News
Marwan ElShorbagy top seed at Wimbledon Club Squash Squared Open

Marwan ElShorbagy top seed at Wimbledon Club Squash Squared Open

Declan James leads strong English contingent at Wimbledon By ELLIE MAWSON Egypt’s World No.11 Marwan ElShorbagy will lead the line-up at the Wimbledon Club Squash Squared Open when the PSA World Tour Bronze tournament takes place from May 11-16 in [...]

April 17, 2019 News
Nicol David survives battle with El Gouna wild card

Nicol David survives battle with El Gouna wild card

Emily Whitlock: ‘The last place I wanted to be was on a squash court’ By MATT COLES Eight-time World Champion Nicol David survived a scare against Egyptian wildcard Jana Shiha on day one of the El Gouna International, PSA World [...]

April 17, 2019 News
Reigning champion Miguel Rodriguez faces Hull of a battle to retain British Open title

Reigning champion Miguel Rodriguez faces Hull of a battle to retain British Open title

Mohamed ElShorbagy lies in wait, looking for revenge By ELLIE MAWSON Defending champion Miguel Rodriguez has been pitted on the same side of the draw as last year’s runner-up Mohamed ElShorbagy after the draws for the 2019 Allam British Open [...]

April 16, 2019 News