collects second Cambridge Cup in
CAMBRIDGE CUP: The final of
the 2014 edition of the $60k Cambridge Cup saw Mohamed El Shorbagy
beat Amr Shabana for the second time in a row ...
CARTE BLANCHE: "It's not meant to be easy",
says Danny Massaro, and he should know ...
Down to the
GRANITE: Omneya Abdel Kawy and Amanda Sobhy
to contest the final of the WSA $25k event in Toronto ...
Sprints and Skipping Ropes
SQUASHSKILLS: New blogs discussing two
staples of squash fitness and training - Court Sprints and Skipping Ropes
head back to Bermuda
LEGENDS: Six former World
Number Ones including legendary rivals Peter Nicol and Jonathon
Power are once again heading to Bermuda for the Bermuda Legends of
Squash 2014 ...
CORNER: Sports Photos, David Barry, Ramy,
Brett's Blog, Paul Assaiante, Tamika says, Bombed to Squash, When Shabs,
Mosaad & Karim ref... and so much more....
CARTE BLANCHE: Phillip Marlowe looks at how
a business motivation term can be applied to squash....
CORNER: Plenty about Nick - logically - but
also Sam, Tamika, Frania, James, Delia, Mosaad, Olivia, Nolan Selby and
Margaret from Ponte... Pfew.. a lot for you to read...
beats Aamir in Kish final
Top-seeded Pakistani brothers Danish and Aamir Atlas Khan contested
the final in Kish Island ...
PSL: Big wins for group
leaders and Chapel A on the 7th night
... Chichester v
events are born
CARTE BLANCHE: Two years ago Chris
Lengthorn sat down with his sister to talk about bringing squash to the
public eye in Chorley ... and their Courtcare Open is coming up for its
second staging ...
signs up with Harrow
BRANDS: Dutch star Laurens Jan Anjema set
to become Global Ambassador for Harrow after signing three-year deal with
the fast growing squash brand ...
NATIONALS: Last week was designated
National Championships week by the WSF - who won what where ???
at the Nationals
NATIONALS: Sunday was finals day
in Manchester with 18 titles decided ... Waters
takes a fourth, six up for Matthew ...
with many of the top contenders as the British Nationals gear up in
CORNER: When Jonah and Goeff met, Winter
Olympic for squash, stunning Pics from Sweden, young Clyne, Garbi and
Tamika, Donnapova (and more ...)
CANARY WHARF: Nick Matthew and James
Willstrop are seeded to meet in the Canary Wharf final next month - full
Injury - a blessing in disguise ?
CARTE BLANCHE: Sarah-Jane Perry has
had a few injuries in her time - and has bounced back stronger ...
short from the front
SQUASHSKILLS: Peter Nicol tells us how he
developed his game to be able to attack from the front of the court - and
shows you how you can do the same ...
Nine for LJ, Milou's first
NETHERLANDS: LJ Anjema won a 9th straight
Dutch National title in Amsterdam, but for Milou van der Heijden it was a
Open in Linkoping
SWEDEN: Nick Matthew wins
a thrilling 90-minute five-game final against Ramy Ashour ...
Darwish leads Egyptian CW Charge
CANARY WHARF: Another tremendous entry for
the Canary Wharf Classic, with Karim Darwish making his first trip to
London's Docklands ...
wins "Best Male" award
CGAMES: Nick Matthew awarded male
competitor at the 2010 Delhi Commonwealth Games by the CG England Champions
signs for Eye
BRANDS: Spain's world #6 Borja Golan
is the latest squash star to sign for Eye Rackets ...
Voice4Squash - we have a winner
VOICE4SQUASH: SquashTV’s Voice4Squash
competition has concluded with English graphic designer Christian
Zavanaiu topping the polls ,,,
Equal Prize money for Men and Women
week's British Nationals will feature a prize pool of £22,800 with equal
spoils for the men and the women ...
have your say ...
State of Refereeing - Genever's Tuppenceworth
CARTE BLANCHE: Peter Genever has some
thoughts on the state of refereeing - commonly know as "the rules of squash"
Natalie expects again
PLAYERS: Grinham to take enforced break
after Dutch Nationals
the top ten
RANKINGS: A quiet month in the WSA
rankings, nut India's Dipika Pallikal makes her top ten debut ...
collects Cleveland title
CLEVELAND: Top seed Nicol David beat qualifier Annie
Au in the final of WSA $50k Cleveland Classic ...
WSA partners up
WSA: The WSA has reached an
agreement with NextSquash to provide support at strategic and operational
ESR Head of Coaching & Performance
JOBS: England Squash & Racketball looking
to fill a top job ...
dethrones Walker in Pittsburgh
PITTSBURGH: Egypt's Karim Abdel Gawad
beat top seed Alister Walker in the final of the PSA $25k event ....
Voice4Squash competition down to the final five
SQUASHTV: Five potential commentators are
listen and cast you votes ...
up in Linkoping
local promotion and good ticket sales, this year's Swedish Open looks
sure to be the best yet ...
Qualifying draw is out
CORNER: Hugh Jackman, Karim salutes
Shabana, Developing Intrinsic Motivation, Tamika's blog, Nicol and Style,
etc... Can you afford to miss it ????
Around the Events
thrilling Winter Club
Koukal cruises to Gas City
CAMPS: Training camp in Bristol with the
world #3's coach, 1st-2nd March ...a
more camps for the Summer ...
comeback secures second Detroit title
MOTOR CITY: Mohamed El Shorbagy came from two games
down to beat Peter Barker in the final of the PSA $70k event
in Michigan ...
King battles to Greenwich
GREENWICH: Three five game wins in
a row as Joelle King takes the title...
After a fantastic two weeks for the four-time
world champion, two articles in praise of Amr Shabana from the Willstrop Camp...
One from Malcolm ...,
one from James ...
to avoid injury ?
CARTE BLANCHE: Phillip Marlowe looks at the
choices we make in training and playing, and knowing when to stop ...
Rider steps down
ENGLAND: England Squash & Racketball Chief
Executive Nick Rider has chosen to step down from his role after 11 years at
the helm ...
Cesar Salazar beats Nasir Iqbal to take firt Life Time title of 2014 ...
SEATTLE: Joel Hinds
wins a thriller to take PSA $5k title
CALGARY: Au retains
his title in repeat final in Stampede City ...
AUSTRALIA DAY :
Double Kiwi success for Coll and Landers-Murphy in Ipswich ...
BSPA: Daryl Selby and Habiba Mohamed take
the BSPA/WSA titles in Edinburgh ...
CANARY WHARF: With 8 weeks to go the 2014
Canary Wharf Classic is already sold out !
in New York
TOC: Nicol David and Amr Shabana are dominant in the Tournament of Champions
finals at Grand Central
on Tumblr : all the news and more
CORNER: Glasgow Doubles it, Raphael K,
Africa to Princeton, Nick/Bloomberg, James's Column, Tamika's words, Nicol
at StreetSquash, Girls active, and soo much more...
SQUASHSKILLS: The latest SquashSkills
video is an "Amateur Focus" as Peter Nicol looks at your
Forehand Volley Drop ...
Drew the new
PSA: The PSA has appointed
to the new position of Director of Referees and Refereeing ...
Open Masters - entries open
BRITISH OPEN: Entries are open for the
Allam British Open Masters, 14-18 May in Hull ...
oh, and TICKETS are on sale too !!!
Paul Frost, 1947-2014
Canadian squash community mourning another loss ...
elects new board
WSA: Kasey Brown is the new President of
the Women's Squash Association ...
have all your weapons. Now fight.
CARTE BLANCHE: Sam Cornett
turns this quote
from “Sucker Punch” into Squash advice …
St Louis RC
ST LOUIS: The Emerson Racquet Clup in St
Louis hosts the first PSA US Pro Series event of 2014 ...
top seed Iqbal takes the title...
finals at Edgbaston
JUNIORS: Semi-finals of the U19 and U17
Inter-County finals at Edgbaston ...
U15/U13 versions in Surrey ...
Man Matthew set for 2014 UK debut in Manchester
BRITISH NATIONALS: World Champion and World
#1 Nick Matthew will be aimin g for a record sixth National title next
month in Manchester ...
Get your tickets now ...
to host 2014 PSA World Champs
The 2014 edition of the Mens
World Championship will take place in Doha, Qatar, from 12-21 November
SQUASHSKILLS: this diamond
position is where power and consistency comes from as you approach the ball
at the beginning of the swing ...
BJO: Tecnifibre British Junior Open ...
FINALS: it's five for Egypt and Yathreb, two for Malaysia as
Alsaraj takes the Drysdale Cup for Jordan ...
GALLERIES: "Best of ...", Presentations, and Finals
stun Surrey in PSL shocker
PSL: Round six of the Premier Squash League
saw some dramatic matches, none more so than Bristol's comeback win against
champions Surrey ...
2013, what a year - part Two
REVIEW: Finishing off our review of 2013 with
highlights from June to December …
Coach required in Doha
JOBS: The Aspire
Academy in Doha, Qatar, is looking to appoint a senior squash coach
Tweets of the
week, Issue #3
TWITTER: Some more of our favourite squash
tweets to lighten up your Friday ...
Mahesh takes first
PSA: India's Mahesh Mangaonkar won the Open Du
Gard to collect the first PSA title of 2014 ...
On Twitter this
life on the tour with study
CARTE BLANCHE: Amanda Sobhy looks at
playing on the pro tour while being a full-time student too ... "it's
freaking hard" ...
Matthew on top of
PSA RANKINGS: Nick Matthew
leapfrogs Ashour and Gaultier to top the start of year rankings ...
what a year that was
REVIEW: Our review of 2013 from Jan to May,
with an eye on what man and woman of the year Nick Matthew and Nicol David
were up to …
January 2014 World Rankings
RANKINGS: Nick Matthew and Nicol David start the new
year on top of the world ...
view the archive for more news
Guv, the Artist and the Prof
CARTE BLANCHE: After Ramy Ashour
suffered a series of injuries that led him to withdraw from two – and miss
one – of the big events at the end of the year, it sounded logical to put
Ramy in contact with Thierry Lincou and his former coach. Why?
Sherbini signs with a new sponsor
PLAYERS: A great step for the young triple
World Junior Champion...
PLAYERS: England's Adrian Waller
sets his sights on the world top twenty for 2014 ...
squash grows in USA and beyond
NUSEA: Almost 20
years after the first Urban Squash program was formed in Boston, the
National Urban Squash Education Association is bigger and better than
KUWAIT: Germany's Simon Rosner beat top seed Borja
Golan in the final to record the best win and biggest title of his career ...
tops US Pro Series list
USA: Julian Illingworth finishes 2013 as
the first US Pro Series Champion ...
of the Week Issue #1
a new Friday feature, some of our favourite Squash Tweets from the last
few days ...