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Men’s World Teams: Wales shine as Europeans power through

Men’s World Teams: Wales shine as Europeans power through

Six Euro teams in quarters as Wales, Germany and Spain By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent Notable triumphs by Wales, Germany and Spain in today’s knockout stage of the WSF Men’s World Team Squash Championship in Washington DC have ensured that six European teams will line up in the quarter-finals of the biennial [...]

December 19, 2019 Howard Harding News 0

Men’s World Teams: Swiss dedicate victory over USA to Nicolas Müller

Men’s World Teams: Swiss dedicate victory over USA to Nicolas Müller

Yow rocks Rodriguez as Malaysia stun Colombia By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent After being demoted to 15th seeds on the eve of the event, Switzerland stunned hosts USA in the final qualifying round of the WSF Men’s World Team Squash Championship in Washington DC to guarantee themselves a top 12 finish for [...]

December 18, 2019 Howard Harding News 0

Men’s World Teams: Scotland sink No.4 seeds NZ on day of shocks in DC

Men’s World Teams: Scotland sink No.4 seeds NZ on day of shocks in DC

England hold off Wales as Creed makes Willstrop work for win By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent It was a day of upsets in the WSF Men’s World Team Squash Championship in Washington DC where Spain, Kuwait and Scotland outplayed higher-seeded opposition to boost their chances of better-than-predicted finishes in the biennial World [...]

December 17, 2019 Howard Harding News 0
Men’s World Teams: Egypt halt hosts USA as Gaultier returns for France

Men’s World Teams: Egypt halt hosts USA as Gaultier returns for France

Mad Dog still barking at 47 as Selby leads his team of giants to victory By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent IntroWASHINGTON, D.C. (December 15, 2019). Firm favourites Egypt eased through their opening tie in the WSF Men’s [...]

December 16, 2019 News
World Teams: New Zealand hopes boosted by seeding change

World Teams: New Zealand hopes boosted by seeding change

Kiwis moved up to No.4 seeds By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent Following a successful appeal to the World Squash Federation seeding panel, New Zealand have been promoted to fourth seeds in next week’s WSF Men’s World Team [...]

December 10, 2019 News
Fares Dessouky top seed in Pittsburgh

Fares Dessouky top seed in Pittsburgh

Former champions Marche, Lee and Salem in battle for glory By MATT COLES – Squash Mad Correspondent The 2020 Pittsburgh Open will take place between January 22-26, with some of the world’s best players in action, led by World No.11 [...]

December 10, 2019 News
Time to get practical about which ball to use!

Time to get practical about which ball to use!

Every sport has its aficionados; people who love to talk about the subtleties of the equipment. And squash is no different, from whether this string at this tension is better than that string and that tension to which racket weight [...]

December 9, 2019 BALLS AND WALLS, Coaching and Development, Growing the game, News
Sarah-Jane Perry named PSA Women’s President

Sarah-Jane Perry named PSA Women’s President

Duncalf and Willstrop step down from PSA Board By SEAN REUTHE – Squash Mad Correspondent IntroEngland’s World No.8 Sarah-Jane Perry has been confirmed as the Professional Squash Association’s (PSA) Women’s President at the association’s annual AGM held today, December 9, [...]

December 9, 2019 Growing the game, News
Muscle memory: Helping your brain to plan key moves in every match

Muscle memory: Helping your brain to plan key moves in every match

‘Your memories are stored in your brain, not your muscles’ By TONY GRIFFIN – Squash Mad Coaching Correspondent Muscle or cell memory are terms that I had heard of but didn’t really understand. Some months ago I was introduced to [...]

December 9, 2019 Coaching and Development, News
Nicol David hosts Dream event in KL

Nicol David hosts Dream event in KL

SJP heads up the draw as Nicol aims to grow the game in Malaysia  By ALAN THATCHER – Squash Mad Editor Nicol David is working quickly to fill the void created by her recent retirement from international squash. She is [...]

December 7, 2019 Growing the game, News
Former ToC champion Gregory Gaultier on track for PSA return at Grand Central

Former ToC champion Gregory Gaultier on track for PSA return at Grand Central

Prize fund of $390,000 as world’s top stars head back to New York By SEAN REUTHE – Squash Mad Correspondent Charismatic Frenchman Gregory Gaultier will end a 15-month absence from the PSA World Tour when the former World No.1 lines [...]

December 5, 2019 News
World Teams: Top seeds Egypt meet Canada in opening tie

World Teams: Top seeds Egypt meet Canada in opening tie

Joel Makin leads Wales against England in Pool tie By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent Canada will be the first team to attempt to deny favourites Egypt a successful defence of the WSF Men’s World Team Squash Championship [...]

December 5, 2019 News
Ramy Ashour and Nick Matthew renew their rivalry in ToC Challenge

Ramy Ashour and Nick Matthew renew their rivalry in ToC Challenge

ToC to light up Grand Central for a 23rd year By CHRIS McCLINTICK – Squash Mad Correspondent The 2020 J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions returns to Grand Central Terminal for a 23rd year from January 9-17 as the world’s best [...]

December 3, 2019 News
Egypt seeded to retain Men’s World Team title

Egypt seeded to retain Men’s World Team title

Fiery fixtures could finish with Egypt-England final By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent Defending champions Egypt are seeded to win the WSF Men’s World Team Squash Championship title for the fifth time since 1999 when the 2019 championship [...]

December 2, 2019 News
Karim Gawad returns to top three in PSA rankings

Karim Gawad returns to top three in PSA rankings

Weybridge win takes Gawad above world champ Momen By SEAN REUTHE – Squash Mad Correspondent Egypt’s Karim Abdel Gawad has overtaken Tarek Momen to return to the top three of the PSA Men’s World Rankings for the first time since [...]

December 1, 2019 News