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England stars power through to quarter-finals in Gold Coast

England stars power through to quarter-finals in Gold Coast

Top seeds look safe By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent   England celebrated 100% success in today’s third round of the Squash singles events at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia, where the nation will have interest in three of the four quarter-finals in both the men’s and women’s events – [...]

April 7, 2018 Howard Harding News 0

Egyptian stars Nour El Sherbini and Raneem El Welily seeded to meet in El Gouna final

Egyptian stars Nour El Sherbini and Raneem El Welily seeded to meet in El Gouna final

Gaultier is back to defend men’s title By ALAN THATCHER and SEAN REUTHE   World No.1 Nour El Sherbini and World Champion Raneem El Welily are seeded to meet in the final of the first ever women’s El Gouna International between April 20-27 after the draw for the PSA World Series tournament – which takes [...]

April 6, 2018 Alan Thatcher News 0

Chris Binnie and Lewis Walters make it a Jamaican double on opening day of Commonwealth Games

Chris Binnie and Lewis Walters make it a Jamaican double on opening day of Commonwealth Games

Binnie hits back from 0-2 down to beat No.3 seed Saurav Ghosal By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent   While the two reigning gold medallists eased into the third round of the Squash singles events at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia, the opening day of action belonged to Jamaica after [...]

April 6, 2018 Howard Harding News 0
Welcome meeting paves way for the 2018 Commonwealth Games to begin

Welcome meeting paves way for the 2018 Commonwealth Games to begin

Medals to be split 50-50 between males and females From HOWARD HARDING in Gold Coast   The 2018 Commonwealth Games squash competition is poised to explode into life at the Oxenford Studios in Gold Coast. Coaches and athletes representing the [...]

April 4, 2018 News
Kiwis get a double boost on eve of Commonwealth Games

Kiwis get a double boost on eve of Commonwealth Games

Coll and King earn rankings rise  By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent   New Zealand hopes of squash gold success in the Commonwealth Games in Australia this month were given a boost on Sunday when Kiwis Paul Coll [...]

April 2, 2018 News
Yip and Gohar win Macau titles

Yip and Gohar win Macau titles

Nouran Gohar defends Macau title, while Yip Tsz-Fung wins his biggest one By Alex Wan – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor It was a night that belonged to Yip Tsz-Fung as the home crowd favourite came back from two games [...]

April 1, 2018 News
Egyptians Ali Farag and Tarek Momen hit highest rankings

Egyptians Ali Farag and Tarek Momen hit highest rankings

Farag at two and Momen five in April PSA rankings By ALAN THATCHER and SEAN REUTHE   Egypt’s Ali Farag has overtaken Frenchman Gregory Gaultier to reach a career-high World Ranking of No.2, while compatriot Tarek Momen has moved into [...]

April 1, 2018 News
Joelle King back to No.4 in the world

Joelle King back to No.4 in the world

Huge boost for Kiwi King ahead of Gold Coast Games By ALAN THATCHER and SEAN REUTHE   New Zealand’s Joelle King has returned to the world’s top five for the first time since October 2014, rising three places to sit [...]

April 1, 2018 News
Yip Tsz-Fung and Salma Hany reach new heights in Macau

Yip Tsz-Fung and Salma Hany reach new heights in Macau

Yip and Hany to play in career best finals By Alex Wan – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor Egypt dominated the evening as all three of their semi-finalists won their matches. The women’s event will be an all-Egyptian affair between [...]

March 31, 2018 News
Both top seeds shown the exit in Macau

Both top seeds shown the exit in Macau

Yip Tze-Fung and Salma Hany send top seeds packing By Alex Wan – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor There will be no top seeds in the finals of the Macau Squash Open for the second year running as both the [...]

March 30, 2018 News
Interview: Nick Matthew goes for gold in Gold Coast

Interview: Nick Matthew goes for gold in Gold Coast

Thoughts of gold and golf, with the British Open in between and a brave new world lying ahead Interview by ALAN THATCHER, Squash Mad Editor Nick Matthew flew out with the England squad today to compete in his final Commonwealth [...]

March 30, 2018 Alan's Blog, Interviews, News
Top seeds Serme and Golan through in Macau

Top seeds Serme and Golan through in Macau

Seeds safely through to quarters in Macau By Alex Wan – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor Top seeds Borja Golan and Camille Serme led all seeded players into the last eight of the 2018 Macau Squash Open, with the Spaniard [...]

March 29, 2018 News
Men’s top two seeds ejected in Macau qualifiers

Men’s top two seeds ejected in Macau qualifiers

Men’s top two seeds ejected and Hong Kong women falter in qualifying finals By Alex Wan – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor Men’s qualifying top two seeds ejected as the Egyptians reigned supreme in the qualifying finals of the 2018 [...]

March 28, 2018 News
Seeds safely through in Macau qualifiers

Seeds safely through in Macau qualifiers

Yathreb Adel makes a winning return to Macau By Alex Wan – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor There were no surprises on the opening day of the 2018 Macau Squash Open as all qualifying seeds made it through to the [...]

March 27, 2018 News
PSA unveil new-look World Tour and team up with the WSF

PSA unveil new-look World Tour and team up with the WSF

New draw sizes, and qualifiers are scrapped as PSA and WSF launch Challenger Tour By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent   The Professional Squash Association (PSA) today unveiled its new vision for professional squash which will see a [...]

March 27, 2018 Growing the game, News