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Annie Au saves four match balls and Saurav Ghosal beaten in Macau

Annie Au saves four match balls and Saurav Ghosal beaten in Macau

Au makes the greatest escape while Lobban takes out Ghosal By ALEX WAN – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor Local favourite Annie Au pulled off what might be the greatest escape of her career when she saved four match balls at two games to one down, and come back to win her quarter final match [...]

April 12, 2019 Alex Wan News 0

ElShorbagy brothers to meet in DPD Open

ElShorbagy brothers to meet in DPD Open

Marwan tames Makin in 83-minute battle in Eindhoven By ELLIE MAWSON The third day of action at the DPD Squash Open, PSA Gold event saw all eight matches go the way of the higher-ranked player, with World No.2 Mohamed ElShorbagy setting up a quarter-final clash with younger brother, Marwan, in Eindhoven, Netherlands. The Egyptian brothers [...]

April 12, 2019 Alan Thatcher News 0

Low Wee Wern sends second seed Salma Hany packing in Macau

Low Wee Wern sends second seed Salma Hany packing in Macau

Low Wee Wern scores biggest win since injury comeback and seeds tested By ALEX WAN – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor Malaysia’s Low Wee Wern achieved her biggest win since coming back from a 20-month injury break here today when she ousted world number 14 and tournament second seed Salma Hany in convincing fashion. The [...]

April 11, 2019 Alex Wan News 0
Nick Matthew rolls back the years as titans clash in National Club Knockout

Nick Matthew rolls back the years as titans clash in National Club Knockout

Roehampton edge past Hallamshire on night of drama By ALAN THATCHER – Squash Mad Editor It was a great pleasure to watch Nick Matthew roll back the years as his Hallamshire side visited London to take on Roehampton in the [...]

April 11, 2019 Alan's Blog, Growing the game, News
Declan James produces Dutch of class to mow down Mohamed Abouelghar

Declan James produces Dutch of class to mow down Mohamed Abouelghar

English No.1 triumphs in straight games By ELLIE MAWSON England’s World No.17 Declan James delivered a huge upset to reach the quarter-finals of the DPD Open Squash after he knocked out Egypt’s World No.8 Mohamed Abouelghar on day two of [...]

April 10, 2019 News
Women seeds all through in Macau while upsets in the men’s

Women seeds all through in Macau while upsets in the men’s

Women safely through while trio of men seeds falter on opening day in Macau By ALEX WAN – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor The Macau Squash Open 2019 opened today with a trio of upsets in the men’s event, while [...]

April 10, 2019 News
Declan James to lead England in European Team Champs

Declan James to lead England in European Team Champs

England name strong squad for Edgbaston Priory in May By DONNA HELMER England National Coach David Campion has named his nine-strong squad which will head to the European Men’s and Women’s Team Squash Championships at Edgbaston Priory Club, Birmingham from [...]

April 10, 2019 News
Brits surge through as Dutch fail to deliver

Brits surge through as Dutch fail to deliver

Willstrop fights back to post victory against Pilley By ELLIE MAWSON James Willstrop, Declan James, Joel Makin, Chris Simpson, Daryl Selby and Millie Tomlinson all delivered for Britain on the opening day of action at the 2019 DPD Open Squash [...]

April 9, 2019 News
Elias to make Macau Open debut as top seed

Elias to make Macau Open debut as top seed

Diego Elias to make Macau debut as top seed alongside local favourite Annie Au By ALEX WAN – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor The annual Macau Squash Open returns onto the PSA calendar once again and will continue to feature [...]

April 8, 2019 News, Squash Around The World
Nour El Tayeb is top seed in Manchester Open

Nour El Tayeb is top seed in Manchester Open

Inaugural event is $76,000 PSA Silver status By SEAN REUTHE Egypt’s Nour El Tayeb, one of the most amazing athletes in squash, heads up a world-class draw, featuring seven of the world’s top 10 female players, in the forthcoming Manchester [...]

April 5, 2019 News
Ambassador Nicol David leads WSF visit to Kenya

Ambassador Nicol David leads WSF visit to Kenya

Squash legend joins Camille Serme and Borja Golan on WSF trip By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent Shortly after bringing her illustrious professional squash career to a close, the sport’s ultimate ambassador Nicol David will join fellow players [...]

April 4, 2019 Growing the game, News
Record prize money on offer at Allam British Open

Record prize money on offer at Allam British Open

Stars return to Hull for a seventh year  By ELLIE MAWSON A record prize purse of $348,000 will be on offer at the 2019 Allam British Open when the world’s leading squash players line up at the University of Hull [...]

April 4, 2019 Growing the game, News
Dutch number one Milou van der Heijden looks forward to DPD Open

Dutch number one Milou van der Heijden looks forward to DPD Open

‘So exciting to see this in my home town of Eindhoven’ By ELLIE MAWSON Netherlands’ World No.31 Milou van der Heijden will be one of the home favourites in action when the DPD Open Squash takes place in Eindhoven from [...]

April 3, 2019 News
Paul Coll and Saurav Ghosal hit career highs

Paul Coll and Saurav Ghosal hit career highs

Ali Farag still ahead in April rankings By ELLIE MAWSON  New Zealand’s Paul Coll and India’s Saurav Ghosal have both risen to career-high rankings of World No.5 and World No.10, respectively, after the PSA Men’s World Rankings for April were [...]

April 1, 2019 News
Tight at the top as Nour El Sherbini closes in on Raneem El Welily

Tight at the top as Nour El Sherbini closes in on Raneem El Welily

All-Egyptian top three in PSA women’s list By ELLIE MAWSON Nour El Sherbini’s title win at the 2018-2019 PSA World Championships in Chicago last month has cut the gap between her and the current World No.1 Raneem El Welily to [...]

April 1, 2019 News