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Egypt and Malaysia dominate Dunlop British Junior Open quarter-finals

Egypt and Malaysia dominate Dunlop British Junior Open quarter-finals

Georgia Adderley driven out by Ooi By DONNA HELMER in Birmingham Day two of the Dunlop British Junior Open in Birmingham saw Egypt and Malaysia reaffirm their dominance on the world junior stage and collectively seal 50 quarter-final spots across ten age categories. A total of 33 juniors from Egypt and 17 from Malaysia will [...]

January 4, 2019 Alan Thatcher News 0

Top seeds storm through in Dunlop British Junior Open 2019

Top seeds storm through in Dunlop British Junior Open 2019

750 players descend on four venues in Birmingham By GARETH EVANS – Squash Mad Correspondent in Birmingham Birmingham opened 22 of its courts to the junior squash world, as the 2019 Dunlop British Junior Open got under way at four venues across the West Midlands city. With more than 750 boys and girls from 50 [...]

January 3, 2019 Alan Thatcher News 0

Nour El Tayeb and Tesni Evans seeded to clash in Cleveland Classic Final

Nour El Tayeb and Tesni Evans seeded to clash in Cleveland Classic Final

El Tayeb out to maintain American form By ELLIE MAWSON Egypt’s World No.3 Nour El Tayeb and Wales’ World No.10 Tesni Evans are seeded to meet in the final of this month’s Cleveland Classic PSA Bronze tournament after the main draw was released today. The tournament will take place at the Cleveland Racquet Club from [...]

January 3, 2019 Alan Thatcher News 0
Karim Abdel Gawad climbs back to world top five

Karim Abdel Gawad climbs back to world top five

Ali Farag challenges Mohamed ElShorbagy for top spot  By SEAN REUTHE Egypt’s Karim Abdel Gawad will start the new year inside the top five on the PSA Men’s World Rankings after his title-winning run at the inaugural CIB Black Ball [...]

January 1, 2019 News
Laura Massaro and Amanda Sobhy on the rise in world rankings

Laura Massaro and Amanda Sobhy on the rise in world rankings

Monte Carlo triumph gives Massaro a boost By SEAN REUTHE England’s Laura Massaro and America’s Amanda Sobhy have moved up to World No.7 and World No.11, respectively, after the PSA Women’s World Rankings for January were released today. Massaro defeated [...]

January 1, 2019 News
Ryunosuke Tsukue and Satomi Watanabe win Japanese Nationals

Ryunosuke Tsukue and Satomi Watanabe win Japanese Nationals

Young Japanese duo defend national titles in style By ALEX WAN – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor Japan’s young duo of Ryunosuke and Satomi Watanabe successfully defended their national titles in Yokohoma on 25 November 2018. Ryunosuke won his fifth [...]

December 23, 2018 News
World champions in training for ToC

World champions in training for ToC

Record prize fund to be split equally By SEAN REUTHE  New York’s iconic Grand Central Terminal will host the prestigious J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions for a 22nd successive year in January when reigning World Champions Mohamed ElShorbagy and Raneem [...]

December 14, 2018 News
Tarek Momen heads high-quality CCI International draw

Tarek Momen heads high-quality CCI International draw

Marwan makes Mumbai comeback By ELLIE MAWSON  Egypt’s World No.4 Tarek Momen will headline a top-class draw at the CCI International between January 8-12, when the PSA Silver tournament takes place in Mumbai, India. Momen – who enjoyed his biggest [...]

December 14, 2018 News
PSA SquashTV reaches 100,000 subscribers on YouTube

PSA SquashTV reaches 100,000 subscribers on YouTube

Massive growth in digital media By SEAN REUTHE PSA SQUASHTV, the official YouTube channel of the Professional Squash Association (PSA), has reached 100,000 subscribers to cap a year that has seen PSA’s digital presence grow by 17% across social media. [...]

December 12, 2018 News
Karim Abdel Gawad books place in PSA World Tour Finals

Karim Abdel Gawad books place in PSA World Tour Finals

Ali Farag tops PSA leaderboard By SEAN REUTHE Victory over World No.2 Ali Farag in the final of the CIB Black Ball Open over the weekend has seen World No.9 Karim Abdel Gawad earn his place at the season-ending PSA [...]

December 11, 2018 News
Karim Gawad foils Ali Farag’s bid to hit the top

Karim Gawad foils Ali Farag’s bid to hit the top

‘There were so many bad times’ says Gawad as he stays on the Ball to win Cairo title By ELLIE MAWSON in Cairo Egypt’s Karim Abdel Gawad is the 2018 CIB Black Ball Squash Open champion after he defeated compatriot [...]

December 9, 2018 News
Ali Farag faces Karim Gawad for the Black Ball title … and the world number one slot

Ali Farag faces Karim Gawad for the Black Ball title … and the world number one slot

Gawad wins 90-minute Momen marathon By ELLIE MAWSON in Cairo Egypt’s World No.2 Ali Farag and World No.9 Karim Abdel Gawad will meet in the final of the CIB Black Ball Squash Open PSA Platinum event, after they defeated New [...]

December 8, 2018 News
Karim Gawad stuns world champion Mohamed ElShorbagy in Black Ball thriller

Karim Gawad stuns world champion Mohamed ElShorbagy in Black Ball thriller

Coll rocks Rosner to reach semi-finals By ELLIE MAWSON in Cairo Egypt’s former World No.1 Karim Abdel Gawad produced the shock of the tournament after he downed current World No.1 Mohamed ElShorbagy to reach the semi-finals of the CIB Black [...]

December 8, 2018 News
Top seeds Mohamed ElShorbagy and Ali Farag power through in Cairo

Top seeds Mohamed ElShorbagy and Ali Farag power through in Cairo

Simon Rösner hits back from 0-2 down to beat Greg Marche By ELLIE MAWSON  in Cairo  Egypt’s World No.1 Mohamed ElShorbagy and World No.2 Ali Farag both prevailed to reach the quarter-finals of the CIB Black Ball Squash Open, along [...]

December 6, 2018 News
Asal and Mosaad walk tall at Black Ball Open

Asal and Mosaad walk tall at Black Ball Open

‘It feels amazing to play Ali Farag – he is my idol’ By ELLIE MAWSON in Cairo Egyptians Mostafa Asal and Omar Mosaad both enjoyed huge wins as round two of the CIB Black Ball Squash Open PSA Platinum tournament [...]

December 6, 2018 News