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Nour El Tayeb makes it a Manchester farewell for Laura Massaro

Nour El Tayeb makes it a Manchester farewell for Laura Massaro

‘I just wanted to fight hard, play well and put a few blows into the top five’ By ELLIE MAWSON in Manchester England’s former World No.1 Laura Massaro exited her penultimate event, the Manchester Open, at the quarter finals stage following her announcement this week that she will retire at the end of the season. [...]

May 12, 2019 Alan Thatcher News 0

‘That could have been my last match’ says nervy Laura Massaro

‘That could have been my last match’ says nervy Laura Massaro

  ‘It has been an emotional week and I was very nervous today’ By ELLIE MAWSON in Manchester England’s former World No.1 Laura Massaro got her 2019 Manchester Open campaign off to a winning start after she overcame compatriot Millie Tomlinson in round two at the National Squash Centre. The 2013 world champion announced earlier [...]

May 11, 2019 Alan Thatcher News 0

England’s Julianne Courtice leads home hopes in Manchester Open

England’s Julianne Courtice leads home hopes in Manchester Open

Day one drama at National Centre  By ELLIE MAWSON in Manchester The opening day of action at the inaugural 2019 Manchester Open saw home hopes prevail as Manchester-based Julianne Courtice led the English charge at the National Squash Centre. Courtice was one of three Englishwomen who all advanced to the last 16 of the PSA [...]

May 9, 2019 Alan Thatcher News 0
Laura Massaro to retire at the end of this season

Laura Massaro to retire at the end of this season

World and British Open titles crown career of the greatest British female player of the modern era By ALAN THATCHER and SEAN REUTHE England’s former world champion Laura Massaro has announced that she will retire from professional squash at the [...]

May 8, 2019 News
Asian double for India’s Saurav Ghosal and Joshna Chinappa

Asian double for India’s Saurav Ghosal and Joshna Chinappa

Brother and sister Leo and Annie Au are runners-up in KL By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent India celebrated an historic first-ever double as Saurav Ghosal and Joshna Chinappa won the men’s and women’s crowns at the 20th [...]

May 6, 2019 News
Tears of joy on a tension-filled Finals Day at the European Team Championships

Tears of joy on a tension-filled Finals Day at the European Team Championships

Fantastic French women dethrone England whilst English men regain title on home soil By JULIE O’HARE – Edgbaston Priory Club A dramatic final day of the European Team Championships at Edgbaston Priory Club in Birmingham witnessed a remarkable victory by [...]

May 4, 2019 News
Spain oust defending champions France to reach first-ever European Teams final

Spain oust defending champions France to reach first-ever European Teams final

Spanish eyes are smiling in Birmingham By JULIE O’HARE The Spanish men’s team created history on semi-finals day of the European Team Championships at Edgbaston Priory Club in Birmingham, as they sensationally beat defending champions France in a long and [...]

May 4, 2019 News
Scotland gatecrash the semis on Day Two at Edgbaston as top seeds progress

Scotland gatecrash the semis on Day Two at Edgbaston as top seeds progress

Both Scottish teams continue impressive runs at Edgbaston By JULIE O’HARE The second day’s play of the 2019 European Team Championships at Edgbaston Priory Club in Birmingham saw all the Division One teams playing their third and final pool matches, [...]

May 3, 2019 News
Great day for Scotland as top seeds seal semi-final spots

Great day for Scotland as top seeds seal semi-final spots

Scotland the Brave steal the show on Day One in Birmingham By JULIE O’HARE It was a great day for Scotland as the 2019 European Team Championships got under way at the Edgbaston Priory Club in Birmingham with their men’s [...]

May 2, 2019 News
Joel Makin rises to career-best position of 12 in the world

Joel Makin rises to career-best position of 12 in the world

Welshman is highest-ranked British male on PSA Tour By ALAN THATCHER and SEAN REUTHE Joel Makin is the highest-ranked male player in Great Britain after climbing to a career-best position of 12 in the latest PSA World Rankings for May. [...]

May 1, 2019 News
Amanda Sobhy climbs back into the world top ten

Amanda Sobhy climbs back into the world top ten

Raneem roars ahead for sixth month in a row By SEAN REUTHE  United States No.1 Amanda Sobhy has risen four places to sit at World No.8 after the PSA Women’s World Rankings for May were released today (May 1). Sobhy, [...]

May 1, 2019 News
England welcome European rivals to Edgbaston Priory

England welcome European rivals to Edgbaston Priory

Busy time at Edgbaston as Europeans follow National Club finals By JULIE O’HARE More than 200 players representing 22 countries assembled in the arena for the opening ceremony of the 2019 European Team Championships at the Edgbaston Priory club in [...]

May 1, 2019 News
Ali Farag and Raneem El Welily move ahead of World Tour Finals Leaderboard

Ali Farag and Raneem El Welily move ahead of World Tour Finals Leaderboard

Egypt’s top stars power ahead on the Road to Cairo  By ELLIE MAWSON Egyptian World No.1s Ali Farag and Raneem El Welily have extended their respective advantages at the top of the men’s and women’s PSA World Tour Finals Leaderboard. [...]

May 1, 2019 News
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 [...]

May 1, 2019 News
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 [...]

April 26, 2019 News