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Will the real Greg Gaultier please stand up

Will the real Greg Gaultier please stand up

Why Gaultier must drop his quasi-religious, touchy-feely new persona  Greg Gaultier has found a fountain of good intentions and it stinks. Bring back the old Gaultier, please, the contentious, often obnoxious, overly aggressive player of the past. The new Gaultier in the last two finals I saw him in was content to give up on [...]

February 22, 2014 Guest Contributor Comment, News 9

Miss Malta warms up for Squash Med Festival

Miss Malta warms up for Squash Med Festival

Miss Malta invites you to the Mediterranean Squash and Racketball Festival next month Miss Malta Donna Leyland has joined forces with Squash Mad to invite you to the Mediterranean Squash and Racketball Team Championship next month. The 21-year-old, who was crowned Miss Malta in April last year, has shown her support for the Maltese event, [...]

February 20, 2014 Alan Thatcher Fun Stuff, News 0

PSL: Chapel Allerton charge into second place

PSL: Chapel Allerton charge into second place

Chapel Allerton move into play-off positions after pummelling Nottingham  Former champions Chapel Allerton thrashed Air-IT Nottingham in the seventh round of the Premier Squash League to rise two places to second in Group A – their highest position this season. Yorkshire’s world number nine Jenny Duncalf led the visitors’ attack against Nottingham’s Emma Beddoes and [...]

February 19, 2014 Guest Contributor News 0
Berkhamsted to contest Harry Faulkner Memorial Cup

Berkhamsted to contest Harry Faulkner Memorial Cup

Berkhamsted add Gillams to the line-up for Harry Faulkner Memorial Cup clash Berkhamsted Lawn Tennis & Squash Rackets Club will play host to the Harry Faulkner Memorial Cup clash on Tuesday evening, as a Nuffield All Stars side travel to [...]

February 19, 2014 News
Massaro and Perry set to meet again in PSL

Massaro and Perry set to meet again in PSL

Top two Duffield and Coolhurst set for battle, while Surrey bid to bounce back after losing unbeaten PSL run World number two Laura Massaro will face Irish number one Madeline Perry in a repeat of their semi-final clash at the [...]

February 18, 2014 News
Cassie’s Corner: Building stars of the future

Cassie’s Corner: Building stars of the future

Two junior programs, at opposite ends of the world, share the same goals As previously reported by Squash Mad, Australia have decided not to send a team to the World Junior Championships in Namibia in August. As previous winners their [...]

February 17, 2014 Cassie's Column, Coaching and Development, Comment, Growing the game
Sign up for Squash & Racketball Festival in Malta

Sign up for Squash & Racketball Festival in Malta

Chris Ryder invites you to the Mediterranean Squash and Racketball Team Championship By MICHAEL CATLING – Squash Mad Chief Reporter If you fancy the winning combination of squash, racketball, sun and fun, then Malta is the place to be. Squash professionals [...]

February 17, 2014 News
Matthew and Waters are National treasures

Matthew and Waters are National treasures

Nick has six appeal and Alison makes it four as they’re crowned grand National winners NICK MATTHEW and Alison Waters were the toast of Manchester last night after they were crowned British National Champions. World number one Matthew celebrated a [...]

February 16, 2014 News
Navratilova tipping Nicol for Laureus challenge

Navratilova tipping Nicol for Laureus challenge

Nicol can beat Tennis queen Serena to top award says Martina WORLD number one tennis champion Serena Williams will face tough competition from seven-time world champion Nicol David for the 2014 Laureus World Sports Awards. Williams, who won the 2013 [...]

February 16, 2014 News
Selby fights all the way in feisty semi-final

Selby fights all the way in feisty semi-final

Refereeing disputes, booing and Twitter spat overshadow Matthew’s gruelling last four win over Selby  Defending champion Nick Matthew battled his way into his fourth successive final at the Men’s British National Championships before hitting back at a courtside fan and a [...]

February 15, 2014 News
It’s Champagne Perry as she makes finals at last

It’s Champagne Perry as she makes finals at last

Madeline takes down Massaro…now it’s Waters in her first final IRELAND’S Madeline Perry broke a run of six losing semi-finals by beating top seed Laura Massaro to set up a National Championships showdown against reigning champ Alison Waters. Perry took [...]

February 15, 2014 News
Illness sidelines Gaultier for French Nationals

Illness sidelines Gaultier for French Nationals

Viral condition ends Gaultier’s hopes of a seventh National title Joint world number one Gregory Gaultier has withdrawn from the Men’s French National Championship in Strasbourg this weekend due to a virus.  Gaultier, who suffered a semi-final defeat at the Swedish [...]

February 13, 2014 News
David drops out of Windy City Open

David drops out of Windy City Open

Malaysian duo Nicol and Wee Wern set to miss Windy City Open WORLD number one Nicol David has pulled out of the Windy City Open in Chicago later this month. The 30-year-old, who extended her unbeaten streak to 35 matches [...]

February 13, 2014 News
Exclusive: No World Champs for Aussie Juniors

Exclusive: No World Champs for Aussie Juniors

Australian juniors to miss 2014 World Championships in Namibia There will be a glaring absence at the World Junior Squash Championships this year, with former champion nation Australia opting out of sending a team to the international pinnacle event of junior [...]

February 12, 2014 News, WSF
Teenager Lyell nets dream draw with Matthew

Teenager Lyell nets dream draw with Matthew

Lyell’s wish comes true after drawing Matthew in British Nationals first round Teenager Lyell Fuller will attempt to cause the biggest upset in Men’s British National Championship history on Wednesday after drawing defending champion and top seed Nick Matthew in [...]

February 11, 2014 News