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Diego Elias wins in Detroit and backs Jonathon Power to take him to the top

Diego Elias wins in Detroit and backs Jonathon Power to take him to the top

‘Squash needs a new face up there and if he puts the time in so will I,’ says Power By MATT SCHOCH – Squash Mad Correspondent Bloomfield Hills, Michigan – With prodigious skill, size – and an electric smile to boot – Peru’s Diego Elias has the recipe to become one of the famous faces [...]

February 10, 2020 Guest Contributor News 0

Swiss Banker Dimitri Steinmann opens his account in Calgary

Swiss Banker Dimitri Steinmann opens his account in Calgary

Evans’ run comes to an end after stampede to final By BOB BALLINGER – Squash Mad Correspondent It’s a wrap here in Calgary! The final of the 2020 Linear Logistics Bankers Hall Club Pro Am was a dominant win by #2 seed Dimitri Steinmann of Switzerland as he took down #8 seed Emyr Evans of [...]

February 10, 2020 Guest Contributor News 0

Welsh wizard Emyr Evans reaches Bankers Hall final

Welsh wizard Emyr Evans reaches Bankers Hall final

Evans sinks Soares after two marathon matches By BOB BALLINGER – Squash Mad Correspondent Emyr Evans continued his storming run through the Linear Logistics Bankers Hall Club Pro Am, beating No.3 seed Rui Soares to reach the final. Semi Final Saturday at the Bankers Hall Club in downtown Calgary produced two high quality matches and [...]

February 9, 2020 Guest Contributor News 0
Nationals are wide open says Scots ace Greg Lobban

Nationals are wide open says Scots ace Greg Lobban

‘Any one of 10 players could win it’ says flying Scot By DANIEL REES – Squash Mad Correspondent Scotland’s No.1 squash player Greg Lobban believes there are as many 10 competitors who are in the mix to win the AJ [...]

February 9, 2020 Interviews, News
‘Wild shark’ El Sherbini out to make history in Detroit against top seed Diego Elias

‘Wild shark’ El Sherbini out to make history in Detroit against top seed Diego Elias

‘I’m ready to peak in final’ says ElSherbini By MATT SCHOCH – Squash Mad Correspondent Bloomfield Hills, Michigan – In his sixth trip to the Birmingham Athletic Club, Diego Elias is one win away from his first title at the [...]

February 9, 2020 News
Former champions Marwan and Miguel make Motor City exits

Former champions Marwan and Miguel make Motor City exits

Top seed Elias rises above Motor City mayhem By MATT SCHOCH – Squash Mad Correspondent Bloomfield Hills, Michigan – There will be a new champion at the 21st annual Motor City Open presented by Sturbridge Capital this weekend at Birmingham [...]

February 8, 2020 News
Joel Makin’s the man to beat in Nationals, says James Willstrop

Joel Makin’s the man to beat in Nationals, says James Willstrop

‘Joel’s physically strong but I’m the opposite – I’ve  got to rely on my racket’ By DONNA HELMER – Squash Mad Correspondent England’s James Willstrop is savouring the chance to defend his crown when the AJ Bell British National Championships [...]

February 7, 2020 Interviews, News
Al Tamimi downs defending champ Abouelghar as seeds fall in Detroit

Al Tamimi downs defending champ Abouelghar as seeds fall in Detroit

Brave Fallows foiled by resurgent Rodriguez By MATT SCHOCH – Squash Mad Correspondent Bloomfield Hills, Mich. – Three former champions moved on to the quarterfinals of the The Motor City Open presented by Sturbridge Capital on Thursday. But not the [...]

February 7, 2020 News
Amanda Sobhy and Sarah-Jane Perry seeded to meet in Gaynor Cup Final

Amanda Sobhy and Sarah-Jane Perry seeded to meet in Gaynor Cup Final

Stars head for Cincinatti By ELLIE MAWSON – Squash Mad Correspondent USA’s World No.8 Amanda Sobhy and England’s World No.7 Sarah-Jane Perry have been drawn to meet each other in the final of the Gaynor Cup after the main draw [...]

February 6, 2020 News
Home hopes halted as European invaders take over Motor City Open

Home hopes halted as European invaders take over Motor City Open

Parker and Lake meet top two seeds in Detroit  By MATT SCHOCH – Squash Mad Correspondent Bloomfield Hills, Mich. – It was an opening day to remember for the French and English on Wednesday as they dominated Round One of [...]

February 6, 2020 News
St. James’s Place Wealth Management are new title sponsors of Canary Wharf Classic

St. James’s Place Wealth Management are new title sponsors of Canary Wharf Classic

‘With an office next door to the event, we are excited to be involved’ By ALAN THATCHER – Squash Mad Editor The Canary Wharf Classic, London’s most popular squash tournament, looks forward to a period of renewed growth following the [...]

February 5, 2020 Growing the game, News
Nottingham’s Declan James targets hometown title in AJ Bell British Nationals

Nottingham’s Declan James targets hometown title in AJ Bell British Nationals

‘Hopefully the crowd will be on my side’ By DANIEL REES – Squash Mad Correspondent Nottingham-based squash star Declan James says he’s relishing the opportunity to contest the AJ Bell British National Championships in his hometown next week following a [...]

February 5, 2020 News
Tarek Momen and Paul Coll seeded to meet in Canada Cup Final

Tarek Momen and Paul Coll seeded to meet in Canada Cup Final

Brits line up to face Coll in Toronto By MATT COLES – Squash Mad Correspondent Egypt’s Tarek Momen and New Zealand’s Paul Coll are seeded to face each other in the final of the Troilus Gold Canada Cup, in a [...]

February 5, 2020 News
Defending champion Tesni Evans pulls out of AJ Bell British National Championships

Defending champion Tesni Evans pulls out of AJ Bell British National Championships

Tesni “gutted” as ankle injury rules her out By DONNA HELMER – Squash Mad Correspondent Defending champion and second seed Tesni Evans has withdrawn from the AJ Bell British National Championships in Nottingham next week due to injury. The two-time [...]

February 5, 2020 Growing the game, News
Nour El Tayeb battles back to win second Cleveland Classic title

Nour El Tayeb battles back to win second Cleveland Classic title

Perry takes tight first game but lets slip 10-5 lead in the second By Squash Mad Correspondent Egypt’s reigning champion Nour El Tayeb retained her Cleveland Classic title after weathering a fierce attack from England’s Sarah-Jane Perry. Perry had removed [...]

February 4, 2020 News