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Winners at The British Open 2016

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All Egyptian finals Nouran Gohar, Nour El Sherbini, Assem Allam (Sponsor) Mohamed El Shorbagy & Ramy Ashor

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2016 British Open in Hull – 1st Rounds complete

Women’s US Open Final Highlights – Laura Massaro v Nour El Tayeb

Draw available here

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Men’s World Top 20 PSA Rankings

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Nicol – Legend

Malaysia's David celebrates after winning their women's single squash match final against her compatriot Low at the Yeorumul Squash Courts during the 17th Asian Games in IncheonNicol David yesterday set a new record when she secured No.1 in the World Rankings  for the 106th month.

The Malaysian superstar, who first headed the Women’s Squash rankings in January 2006, overtook the 105-month record (set by Susan Devoy, the four-time world champion from New Zealand).

Nicol’s achievement is the latest milestone in an amazing career which has included a record eight World Championship titles, two Commonwealth Games gold medals to name just a couple of highlights.

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Woman’s World Champ 2014 – for the 8th Time

December 21, 2014 Leave a comment

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And what a final with Nicol winning 3-2 against Harrow’s Raneem El Welily

(including the best 4th game you’ll probably ever see!)

For all the details click here

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2104 British Open

 

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This was the ‘match of the tournament’ but neither player went on to win the tournament! The 102 minute semi final was an amazing contest, but Gregory Gaultier took the title by beating Nick in the final.

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Laura Massaro – World Champion (BBC Interview)

tumblr_n2w57lFfcE1sx5xuzo1_1395581026_coverLaura Massaro is the new World Champion in Penang

To hear a Radio 5 Interview with Laura please click here

Click here to see all the details of this stunning result, which sees the first British winner since 1999

Laura won a 5 set thriller 11-7  6-11  11-9  5-11  11-9 in the final against Nour El Sherbini (and her opponent had put out the World No.1 Nicol David in the semi-finals also in 5 games).

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Matthew & Walters Wins 2014 British Championships

February 17, 2014 Leave a comment

today.290Nick Matthew won the 2014 British Closed Championships this weekend in Manchester to secure his 6th title. He beat an inform James Wilstrop 3-1 in a tough 78 minute match.

James joked that he was 800-1 down in the series against Nick and although it’s not 800 it has been 7 years since James beat Nick in a PSA tour match (in 2007). today.265

In the women’s event Alison Walters defended her title beating Madeline Perry 3-0 to collect her 4th British Closed Championship. She made the most of her record-equalling eighth appearance in a  Nationals Final as she beat first-time finalist Madeline Perry 11-3, 11-6, 11-6 in just over half an hour to claim her second title in a row.  Read more…

Tournament of Champions 2014

January 21, 2014 3 comments

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Amr Shabana is the 2014 New York ‘Tournament of Champions’ winner.

In an amazing run he beat Gregory Gaultier (No.1 seed) in the Final at Grand Central Station 3-0 (11-4  13-11 11-8) to claim his 3rd ToC title  – and the last one was 8 years ago!

And on the way he beat the seeds 2 & 4 in Nick Matthew and James Wilstrop to seal an amazing win for the No.7 seed.

Nicol David beat Laura Massaro in  the women’s W.S.A. final to take her 1st ToC championship and she was delighted to do it saying “I get goose bumps every time I walk into Grand Central.”

It’s great to see 2 legends of the game on the top of their games.

To see both draw’s click here

To see some more about the tournament click here

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