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Amanda Sobhy goes it alone to beat Nouran Gohar in Windy City Open

Amanda Sobhy goes it alone to beat Nouran Gohar in Windy City Open

‘I needed to come here on my own to do it by myself’ By ELLIE MAWSON in Chicago   American World No.30 Amanda Sobhy cemented her return to top form following a career-threatening injury with an emotional win over World No.6 Nouran Gohar in the second round of the 2018 Windy City Open presented by [...]

February 26, 2018 Guest Contributor News 0

Cam Pilley plays at gale-force pace to claim Windy City win over Nick Matthew

Cam Pilley plays at gale-force pace to claim Windy City win over Nick Matthew

‘I had to keep the ball away from his volley’ By ELLIE MAWSON in Chicago   England’s three-time World Champion Nick Matthew suffered a shock defeat in the second round of the 2018 Windy City Open presented by the Walter Family and EquiTrust Life Insurance Company, crashing out at the hands of Australian World No.20 [...]

February 25, 2018 Guest Contributor News 0

Chicago shock as Nicol David crashes out to Hania El Hammamy

Chicago shock as Nicol David crashes out to Hania El Hammamy

Fearless teenager fights back from 2-0 down to beat legend By ELLIE MAWSON in Chicago   Egyptian teenager Hania El Hammamy produced the biggest win of her career to knock eight-time World Champion Nicol David out of the 2018 Windy City Open presented by the Walter Family & EquiTrust Life Insurance Company in a huge [...]

February 24, 2018 Guest Contributor News 0
English trio breeze through in Windy City Open

English trio breeze through in Windy City Open

Matthew marches past Mosaad in Cathedral Hall By ALAN THATCHER and ELLIE MAWSON   English trio Nick Matthew, James Willstrop and Daryl Selby all breezed through to the second round of the Windy City Open in Chicago, presented by the Walter [...]

February 23, 2018 News
Interview with Gary Crossland, inventor of the Squash Tech Buddy

Interview with Gary Crossland, inventor of the Squash Tech Buddy

‘We changed the name from Squash Swinger…’  By ROSANNA RADLINSKA – Squash Mad European Correspondent   While browsing Facebook I came across a fan page of Jorvik Squash Academy some time ago, and the video clips were not the usual [...]

February 23, 2018 Fun Stuff, Growing the game, Interviews, News
English quartet fall in Chicago qualifying

English quartet fall in Chicago qualifying

Alan Clyne and Jenny Duncalf reach Windy City main draw By ALAN THATCHER and ELLIE MAWSON   The final day of qualifying at the 2018 Windy City Open presented by the Walter Family & EquiTrust Life Insurance Company saw four [...]

February 22, 2018 News
Marwan ElShorbagy aims for Chicago repeat one year after major breakthrough triumph

Marwan ElShorbagy aims for Chicago repeat one year after major breakthrough triumph

‘Beating my brother gave me a lot of confidence’ By SEAN REUTHE   World Championship runner-up Marwan ElShorbagy will return to the scene of one of his biggest ever victories on the PSA World Tour later this week when the [...]

February 20, 2018 Interviews, News
Nick Matthew claims 10th National title

Nick Matthew claims 10th National title

‘I never thought I’d win one’ jokes The Wolf By DONNA HELMER   Nick Matthew has claimed a record tenth British National title following an epic showdown with James Willstrop at the Dunlop British National Championships final in Manchester. In [...]

February 18, 2018 News
Welsh wonder Tesni Evans wins first Nationals title

Welsh wonder Tesni Evans wins first Nationals title

‘I’m so proud to be the first Welsh player to win the title’ By DONNA HELMER    Tesni Evans produced a scintillating performance to overcome England’s Alison Waters in the 2018 Dunlop National Squash Championships women’s final today in Manchester. [...]

February 18, 2018 News
Tesni Evans topples Laura Massaro again as Nick Matthew and James Willstrop set up another classic

Tesni Evans topples Laura Massaro again as Nick Matthew and James Willstrop set up another classic

Alison Waters overcomes Sarah-Jane Perry to reach 10th final By DONNA HELMER   Ten-time National champion Nick Matthew will take on long-time domestic rival James Willstrop in the men’s final of the 2018 Dunlop National Squash Championships at Manchester’s National [...]

February 17, 2018 News
Tesni Evans tackles Laura Massaro in Nationals

Tesni Evans tackles Laura Massaro in Nationals

Matthew Masters Josh to reach semis By DONNA HELMER   Defending champions Nick Matthew and Laura Massaro have sailed through to the semi-finals of the Dunlop National Squash Championships 2018 following comprehensive 3-0 victories today in Manchester. Four-time National champion, [...]

February 17, 2018 News
By the left, Peter Nicol and Peter Barker to star in Canary Wharf exhibition

By the left, Peter Nicol and Peter Barker to star in Canary Wharf exhibition

Fans can win a hit on court with legend Nicol By ALAN THATCHER, Squash Mad Editor We’ll be rolling back the years on finals night in the Canary Wharf Classic next month as left-handers Peter Nicol MBE and Peter Barker [...]

February 16, 2018 Growing the game, News
Nick Matthew goes for farewell gold in Gold Coast Games

Nick Matthew goes for farewell gold in Gold Coast Games

  England name nine-strong squad for singles and doubles By DONNA HELMER   Commonwealth champion, Nick Matthew, will be returning to the Commonwealth Games stage for the last time as he headlines Team England’s squash team for the Gold Coast [...]

February 16, 2018 News
Top seeds sail through in Nationals

Top seeds sail through in Nationals

Matthew and Massaro march on but Coleman falls to Fallows By DONNA HELMER   The 2018 Dunlop National Squash Championship swung into action on Thursday with top seeds Nick Matthew and Laura Massaro commencing their title defence. Nine-time champion Nick [...]

February 16, 2018 News
Max Lee wins Canada Cup

Max Lee wins Canada Cup

By CHRIS HOLLOW in Toronto   The 2018 Workforce Canada Cup Final night kicked off with an entertaining undercard of host venue Cambridge Club 6x Club Champion Rob Nigro versus 2x reigning Canadian Women’s Champion Hollie McNaughton in a Battle [...]

February 16, 2018 News