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PSA team up with Fun With Balls as squash embraces technology

PSA team up with Fun With Balls as squash embraces technology

‘We are excited by the impact this technology can have on the sport’ By SEAN REUTHE – Squash Mad Correspondent The Professional Squash Association (PSA) has announced today that it has made an investment in Munich-based sports technology company Fun With Balls in a further example of the organisation’s commitment to adopting new technology to [...]

February 11, 2020 Guest Contributor Growing the game, News 0

Four world champions in best-ever Canary Wharf line-up

Four world champions in best-ever Canary Wharf line-up

‘Stellar line-up is a wonderful bonus for our loyal fans’ By ALAN THATCHER – Squash Mad Editor World No.1 Mohamed ElShorbagy headlines a stellar draw for the St. James’s Place Canary Wharf Classic, which will take place at London’s stunning East Wintergarden between March 8-13. A mouthwatering line-up features four current and recent world champions [...]

February 10, 2020 Alan Thatcher News 0

Liverpool fan Sarah-Jane Perry out to Kop a second Nationals title in Nottingham

Liverpool fan Sarah-Jane Perry out to Kop a second Nationals title in Nottingham

‘Winning when you’re not always playing well is a lesson to learn from Liverpool’ By ELIZABETH BOTCHERBY – Squash Mad Correspondent British no.1 Sarah-Jane Perry is relishing the opportunity to get back out on court at the AJ Bell British National Championships in Nottingham from 13-16 February. The 29-year-old won her maiden National crown in [...]

February 10, 2020 Guest Contributor News 0
Diego Elias wins in Detroit and backs Jonathon Power to take him to the top

Diego Elias wins in Detroit and backs Jonathon Power to take him to the top

‘Squash needs a new face up there and if he puts the time in so will I,’ says Power By MATT SCHOCH – Squash Mad Correspondent Bloomfield Hills, Michigan – With prodigious skill, size – and an electric smile to [...]

February 10, 2020 News
Swiss Banker Dimitri Steinmann opens his account in Calgary

Swiss Banker Dimitri Steinmann opens his account in Calgary

Evans’ run comes to an end after stampede to final By BOB BALLINGER – Squash Mad Correspondent It’s a wrap here in Calgary! The final of the 2020 Linear Logistics Bankers Hall Club Pro Am was a dominant win by [...]

February 10, 2020 News
Welsh wizard Emyr Evans reaches Bankers Hall final

Welsh wizard Emyr Evans reaches Bankers Hall final

Evans sinks Soares after two marathon matches By BOB BALLINGER – Squash Mad Correspondent Emyr Evans continued his storming run through the Linear Logistics Bankers Hall Club Pro Am, beating No.3 seed Rui Soares to reach the final. Semi Final [...]

February 9, 2020 News
Nationals are wide open says Scots ace Greg Lobban

Nationals are wide open says Scots ace Greg Lobban

‘Any one of 10 players could win it’ says flying Scot By DANIEL REES – Squash Mad Correspondent Scotland’s No.1 squash player Greg Lobban believes there are as many 10 competitors who are in the mix to win the AJ [...]

February 9, 2020 Interviews, News
‘Wild shark’ El Sherbini out to make history in Detroit against top seed Diego Elias

‘Wild shark’ El Sherbini out to make history in Detroit against top seed Diego Elias

‘I’m ready to peak in final’ says ElSherbini By MATT SCHOCH – Squash Mad Correspondent Bloomfield Hills, Michigan – In his sixth trip to the Birmingham Athletic Club, Diego Elias is one win away from his first title at the [...]

February 9, 2020 News
Former champions Marwan and Miguel make Motor City exits

Former champions Marwan and Miguel make Motor City exits

Top seed Elias rises above Motor City mayhem By MATT SCHOCH – Squash Mad Correspondent Bloomfield Hills, Michigan – There will be a new champion at the 21st annual Motor City Open presented by Sturbridge Capital this weekend at Birmingham [...]

February 8, 2020 News
Joel Makin’s the man to beat in Nationals, says James Willstrop

Joel Makin’s the man to beat in Nationals, says James Willstrop

‘Joel’s physically strong but I’m the opposite – I’ve  got to rely on my racket’ By DONNA HELMER – Squash Mad Correspondent England’s James Willstrop is savouring the chance to defend his crown when the AJ Bell British National Championships [...]

February 7, 2020 Interviews, News
Al Tamimi downs defending champ Abouelghar as seeds fall in Detroit

Al Tamimi downs defending champ Abouelghar as seeds fall in Detroit

Brave Fallows foiled by resurgent Rodriguez By MATT SCHOCH – Squash Mad Correspondent Bloomfield Hills, Mich. – Three former champions moved on to the quarterfinals of the The Motor City Open presented by Sturbridge Capital on Thursday. But not the [...]

February 7, 2020 News
Amanda Sobhy and Sarah-Jane Perry seeded to meet in Gaynor Cup Final

Amanda Sobhy and Sarah-Jane Perry seeded to meet in Gaynor Cup Final

Stars head for Cincinatti By ELLIE MAWSON – Squash Mad Correspondent USA’s World No.8 Amanda Sobhy and England’s World No.7 Sarah-Jane Perry have been drawn to meet each other in the final of the Gaynor Cup after the main draw [...]

February 6, 2020 News
Home hopes halted as European invaders take over Motor City Open

Home hopes halted as European invaders take over Motor City Open

Parker and Lake meet top two seeds in Detroit  By MATT SCHOCH – Squash Mad Correspondent Bloomfield Hills, Mich. – It was an opening day to remember for the French and English on Wednesday as they dominated Round One of [...]

February 6, 2020 News
St. James’s Place Wealth Management are new title sponsors of Canary Wharf Classic

St. James’s Place Wealth Management are new title sponsors of Canary Wharf Classic

‘With an office next door to the event, we are excited to be involved’ By ALAN THATCHER – Squash Mad Editor The Canary Wharf Classic, London’s most popular squash tournament, looks forward to a period of renewed growth following the [...]

February 5, 2020 Growing the game, News
Nottingham’s Declan James targets hometown title in AJ Bell British Nationals

Nottingham’s Declan James targets hometown title in AJ Bell British Nationals

‘Hopefully the crowd will be on my side’ By DANIEL REES – Squash Mad Correspondent Nottingham-based squash star Declan James says he’s relishing the opportunity to contest the AJ Bell British National Championships in his hometown next week following a [...]

February 5, 2020 News