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Kiwi Paul Coll topples Tarek Momen in US Open classic

Kiwi Paul Coll topples Tarek Momen in US Open classic

Coll wins epic battle 13-11 in the fifth By SEAN REUTHE in Philadelphia – Squash Mad Correspondent New Zealand’s World No.8 Paul Coll became the first male Kiwi since the 1990s to reach the semi-finals of a major PSA Tour event after he claimed a massive 3-2 win over World No.3 Tarek Momen at the [...]

October 11, 2018 Alan Thatcher Alan's Blog, News 0

Squash players experiment with radical ‘Keto’ diet

Squash players experiment with radical ‘Keto’ diet

Low-carb eating plan said to boost energy levels By GEOFF BEW – Squash Mad Health and Fitness Correspondent Professional squash players have been experimenting with a radical low carbohydrate eating plan as they seek to push new boundaries to gain an edge over their opponents. Nicole Bunyan is among those to have tried the Ketogenic [...]

October 10, 2018 Geoff Bew Growing the game, News 0

Tesni Evans topples Joelle King after dramatic fightback in US Open

Tesni Evans topples Joelle King after dramatic fightback in US Open

Words of wisdom from Nick Matthew help Laura Massaro By SEAN REUTHE in Philadelphia World No.12 Tesni Evans overturned a two-game deficit against New Zealand’s Joelle King at Philadelphia’s Drexel University earlier today to book her place in the quarter-finals of the prestigious FS Investments U.S. Open Squash Championships. Evans had beaten Commonwealth Games gold [...]

October 10, 2018 Alan Thatcher News 0
PSA players earn cash for squash data

PSA players earn cash for squash data

Data is driving new revenue streams By SEAN REUTHE The Professional Squash Association (PSA), in partnership with global technology provider Sports Data Labs, has announced the creation of the first-ever prize money pool for players who have consented to allow [...]

October 9, 2018 Growing the game, News
Creative clubs reach out on World Squash Day

Creative clubs reach out on World Squash Day

New Dr Who could spread squash from Sheffield across the galaxy! By ALAN THATCHER – Squash Mad Editor Squash clubs across England are opening their doors this Saturday to promote the sport on World Squash Day. As well as staging [...]

October 9, 2018 Growing the game, News
Amanda Sobhy sinks Nour El Tayeb in US Open thriller

Amanda Sobhy sinks Nour El Tayeb in US Open thriller

Two games down, Sobhy roars back to dethrone reigning champion By SEAN REUTHE in Philadelphia United States No.2 Amanda Sobhy completed an astonishing comeback from two games down to eliminate defending FS Investments U.S. Open champion Nour El Tayeb in [...]

October 9, 2018 News
Husband and wife feel at home in Philadelphia as they begin US Open title defence

Husband and wife feel at home in Philadelphia as they begin US Open title defence

James, Makin and Parker survive British cull in men’s draw  By SEAN REUTHE in Philadelphia Defending champions Ali Farag and Nour El Tayeb got their title defences under way with victories in round two of the FS Investments U.S. Open, [...]

October 8, 2018 News
Brits on the charge as Sobhy and Harrity raise home hopes

Brits on the charge as Sobhy and Harrity raise home hopes

US Open day one action By SEAN REUTHE in Philadelphia A dozen British players won through as United States duo Amanda Sobhy and Todd Harrity made winning starts to the FS Investments U.S. Open Squash Championships. Sobhy and Harrity downed [...]

October 7, 2018 News
Piedro Schweertman wins all-Dutch final in St Petersburg

Piedro Schweertman wins all-Dutch final in St Petersburg

Iceman Piedro loves the cold  By JAMES GROSVENOR – Squash Mad Correspondent The fourth edition of the Squash Open (PSA Closed Satellite) took place at the LIGA Squash Centre in St Petersburg, ably hosted by Denis Rudakov and his team. [...]

October 6, 2018 Growing the game, Interviews, News
Squash takes centre stage ahead of Youth Olympic Games

Squash takes centre stage ahead of Youth Olympic Games

Squash players push for inclusivity in sport By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent Buenos Aires, October 6th, 2018: Maria Toorpakai Wazir, a professional squash player from Pakistan, and Shahd Bshara, a member of the Israel-based urban squash programme [...]

October 6, 2018 Growing the game, News
Tony Griffin’s Gevolution Academy: How well are you watching the ball?

Tony Griffin’s Gevolution Academy: How well are you watching the ball?

‘The top pros are permanently connected to the ball’ By TONY GRIFFIN – Squash Mad New Learning Guru The response to last week’s article was very encouraging, with a number of players, coaches, education specialists and professionals from other spheres [...]

October 5, 2018 Coaching and Development, News
Canary Wharf frenzy as tickets go on general sale for 2019

Canary Wharf frenzy as tickets go on general sale for 2019

‘We sold 650 tickets in 90 minutes’  By ALAN THATCHER, Squash Mad Editor Squash fans will be racing for their phones and laptops as tickets go on general sale at 10am today (Friday) for the 2019 Citigold Wealth Management Canary [...]

October 4, 2018 News
Nick Matthew supports Singapore as music, fun and fireworks launch World Squash Day

Nick Matthew supports Singapore as music, fun and fireworks launch World Squash Day

From Poznan and Graz to Colchester and Chattanooga, clubs go crazy for World Squash Day By Alan Thatcher, Squash Mad Editor World Squash Day 2018 is being launched with music and fireworks as clubs all over the globe join forces [...]

October 4, 2018 Alan's Blog, Growing the game, News
First anniversary for married couple Ali and Nour

First anniversary for married couple Ali and Nour

US Open champions back to defend their titles By SEAN REUTHE Married couple Ali Farag and Nour El Tayeb will line up at Philadelphia’s Drexel University for the FS Investments U.S. Open Squash Championships between October 6 -13 as they [...]

October 4, 2018 News
Mohamed Abouelghar and Ali Farag in Qatar crunch clash

Mohamed Abouelghar and Ali Farag in Qatar crunch clash

Tarek Momen meets Paul Coll in another blockbuster battle By SEAN REUTHE  In-form Egyptian duo Ali Farag and Mohamed Abouelghar will get their Qatar Classic campaigns under way against each other when they line up at the Khalifa International Tennis [...]

October 4, 2018 News