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Australian squash community reacts to missing World Junior Teams Championships

Australian squash community reacts to missing World Junior Teams Championships

Mixed reactions as Aussie juniors miss pinnacle event for first time in history  There have been mixed reactions over Squash Mad’s recent revelation that Australia will not participate in the 2014 World Junior Championships for the first time in the event’s history. Although entries closed in November last year, the decision had not been publicly [...]

February 28, 2014 Guest Contributor News 2

Castagnet seeks revenge against Barker after ToC bust-up

Castagnet seeks revenge against Barker after ToC bust-up

Mathieu marches past Walker to set up England-France battle in Chicago FRENCH ace Mathieu Castagnet will be gunning for revenge when he meets England’s number eight seed Peter Barker in the second round of the Metrosquash Windy City Open in Chicago. The two were engaged in a fractious encounter during the second round of the [...]

February 27, 2014 Alan Thatcher News 0

Penang World Open draw revealed

Penang World Open draw revealed

Nicol and Laura seeded to meet in World Championship final The draw for the delayed 2013 Women’s World Championship was announced publicly in Malaysia today, with defending champion and top seed Nicol David set to begin her quest for an eighth world title against unseeded Englishwoman Emma Beddoes in her home state of Penang next month.  David, who [...]

February 26, 2014 Guest Contributor News 0
English trio advance at Windy City

English trio advance at Windy City

Simpson leads the way as English representation is boosted in the Windy City main draw English trio Chris Simpson, Joe Lee and Adrian Waller will make their debuts in the main draw of the Windy City Open after easing through [...]

February 26, 2014 News
Wee Wern commits to Chicago despite injury scare

Wee Wern commits to Chicago despite injury scare

Injury-hit Wee Wern set to play through the pain in Windy City World number six Low Wee Wern has announced she will compete at this week’s Windy City Open in Chicago, despite not being 100% fit. The 23-year-old, who will [...]

February 24, 2014 News
Malaysian ace Delia Arnold marries Badminton star

Malaysian ace Delia Arnold marries Badminton star

The courting couple: Squash and badminton stars tie the knot  The racket world celebrated the union of two great athletes recently when world number 37 Delia Odette Arnold tied the knot with former world number four badminton doubles player Robert [...]

February 24, 2014 News
Watch: British University Championship final

Watch: British University Championship final

Mohamed Elshorbagy edges Marwan to win family bragging rights  Egyptian number one Mohamed Elshorbagy won his fifth British University Championship after defeating brother and fellow UWE Bristol student Marwan 13-11, 8-11, 11-1, 11-9 at the Nottingham Squash Rackets Club. Mohamed, who [...]

February 24, 2014 News
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 [...]

February 22, 2014 Comment, News
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 [...]

February 20, 2014 Fun Stuff, News
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. [...]

February 19, 2014 News
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