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Sarah-Jane Perry and Amanda Sobhy seeded to meet in Texas Open final

Sarah-Jane Perry and Amanda Sobhy seeded to meet in Texas Open final

Strong draw heading to Dallas By ELLIE MAWSON  England’s No.1 Sarah-Jane Perry and United States No.1 Amanda Sobhy have been seeded to meet each other in the final of the J Warren Young Memorial Texas Open when the PSA Bronze tournament takes place from March 26-31 in Dallas, United States. The Texas Open is hosted [...]

March 7, 2019 Alan Thatcher News 0

New Zealand to host World Men’s Team Champs in 2021

New Zealand to host World Men’s Team Champs in 2021

Paul Coll delighted to see world’s best heading to Devoy Squash Centre in Tauranga By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent World team squash returns to the North Island city of Tauranga after just four years when New Zealand hosts the WSF Men’s World Team Championship in 2021. It was in 2017 that the [...]

March 7, 2019 Howard Harding News 0

PSA Women’s World Championship moves to the Pyramids

PSA Women’s World Championship moves to the Pyramids

PSA clinch three-year deal with CIB as world champion Nour pledges to promote squash in Egypt  By SEAN REUTHE and ALAN THATCHER The 2019-2020 PSA Women’s World Championship, the most prestigious squash tournament of the season, will take place in front of the Great Pyramid of Giza, the only remaining ancient wonder of the world, [...]

March 6, 2019 Alan Thatcher Growing the game, News 1
James Willstrop warms up for a Classic encounter at Canary Wharf

James Willstrop warms up for a Classic encounter at Canary Wharf

From best of seven to best of three, Willstrop loves innovation at Canary Wharf By ALAN THATCHER  James Willstrop is one of the most experienced players on the PSA World Tour. At 35, he has travelled round the world many [...]

March 5, 2019 Growing the game, Interviews, News
Local hero Richie Fallows fancies his chances in Canary Wharf shoot-out

Local hero Richie Fallows fancies his chances in Canary Wharf shoot-out

‘The reason I became a squash player was because of Canary Wharf’ By ALAN THATCHER – Squash Mad Editor Two of England’s rising stars, Josh Masters and Richie Fallows, will clash in the Wildcard Challenge at the 2019 Citigold Wealth [...]

March 4, 2019 Interviews, News
Egypt’s Ali Farag and Nour El Sherbini crowned world champions in Chicago

Egypt’s Ali Farag and Nour El Sherbini crowned world champions in Chicago

What a week for Ali Farag. March 1: he becomes world No.1. March 2: he is the new world champion  By SEAN REUTHE in Chicago  Egyptian duo Ali Farag and Nour El Sherbini have been crowned World Champions after they [...]

March 3, 2019 News
Tarek Momen stuns reigning champion Mohamed ElShorbagy to reach World Champs final

Tarek Momen stuns reigning champion Mohamed ElShorbagy to reach World Champs final

Husband and wife Ali Farag and Nour El Tayeb both reach world finals By SEAN REUTHE in Chicago A thrilling night of action at Chicago’s Union Station saw World No.3 Tarek Momen end the run of reigning champion Mohamed ElShorbagy [...]

March 2, 2019 News
Ali Farag hits the top

Ali Farag hits the top

Egyptian ace is new world number one By SEAN REUTHE Egypt’s Ali Farag has overtaken compatriot Mohamed ElShorbagy to become the new men’s World No.1 after the PSA Men’s World Rankings for March were released today (March 1). Farag, the [...]

March 1, 2019 News
Nour El Tayeb makes it an all-Egyptian top three in women’s rankings

Nour El Tayeb makes it an all-Egyptian top three in women’s rankings

Chicago showdowns beckon for top stars By SEAN REUTHE  The PSA Women’s World Rankings for March will feature an all-Egyptian top three after Nour El Tayeb moved up a spot to sit behind compatriots Raneem El Welily and Nour El [...]

March 1, 2019 News
Simon Rösner reaches World Champs semi-finals in Chicago

Simon Rösner reaches World Champs semi-finals in Chicago

German meets new world No.1 Ali Farag in Chicago semi-finals By SEAN REUTHE in Chicago World No.4 Simon Rösner has become the first German male player to reach a World Championship semi-final after he overcame India’s Saurav Ghosal inside Chicago’s [...]

March 1, 2019 News
Tony Griffin Coaching: How Liam broke the mould

Tony Griffin Coaching: How Liam broke the mould

‘A sequence of exercises that allows the player to recognise the sensation of hitting the ball well and understand why’ By TONY GRIFFIN – Squash Mad Coaching Correspondent This is Liam’s Story. It’s a case study in breaking the mould [...]

March 1, 2019 Coaching and Development, Growing the game, News
Egyptian quartet power through in Chicago

Egyptian quartet power through in Chicago

‘I had to change my game plan because Miguel was playing so well’ By SEAN REUTHE in Chicago A quartet of Egyptians – containing reigning champions Mohamed ElShorbagy and Raneem El Welily – claimed victories on the opening day of [...]

February 28, 2019 News
Squash and success is a numbers game: A call to action for World Squash Day

Squash and success is a numbers game: A call to action for World Squash Day

We need to break through these barriers to our sport or new players will go elsewhere By CHRIS SARGENT – Squash Mad Correspondent The failure to once again get into the Olympics feels like a hammer blow to our sport. [...]

February 28, 2019 Comment, Growing the game, News
Nicol David waves goodbye to PSA World Championships

Nicol David waves goodbye to PSA World Championships

Eight-times winner bows out to Camille Serme By SEAN REUTHE in Chicago  Malaysia’s eight-time World Champion Nicol David has made her final ever appearance at the sport’s pinnacle tournament after a 3-1 defeat to France’s Camille Serme in the third [...]

February 27, 2019 News
Former world champion Laura Massaro out in the cold in Chicago

Former world champion Laura Massaro out in the cold in Chicago

Annie Au first Hong Kong player to reach World Champs quarter-finals By SEAN REUTHE in Chicago World No.12 Annie Au sent former World Champion Laura Massaro out on day three of the 2018-2019 PSA World Championships presented by the Walter [...]

February 26, 2019 News