Vote for squash for the Olympics!

Inside The Games, a key website that is read by IOC members, is running a new poll on which sport should win the bid for a place in the Olympic Games 2020. So, we would be very grateful if you could alert all your contacts to please vote for squash.

Other candidate sports most certainly will, so we don’t want to be left behind!

Keith Granger UCT Memorial results and draws

Last nights matches saw some outstanding squash especially from the South African players that notched up some upsets, notably from SA no 6, Zambian Kelvin Ndhlovu coming from 0-2 down to register a 3-2 win over Frenchman and no 4 seed Joan Lezaud in 71 minutes of scintillating squash, then Thoboki Mohohlo SA no 9 Continue reading

WP PSA Open Main Draw – Final Results

photoMohamed Abouelghar beat local player Clinton Leeuw 3-0 in a very high quality final. The game scores were 11/8, 14/12, 11/7 with Clinton just not having enough in the tank after 2 five setters in the quarters and semi’s and Mohamed displaying some truly incredible shot making that took Clinton to every corner of the court! Continue reading

Gordon Grabs Irish Open Semi In Dublin

26 April 2013

RESULTS: PSA Challenger 15 Cannon Kirk Homes Irish Open, Dublin, Ireland

[1] Chris Simpson (ENG) bt [Q] Jens Schoor (GER) 11-9, 11-4, 4-11, 11-2 (52m)
[3] Omar Abdel Meguid (EGY) bt [Q] Lucas Serme (FRA) 11-13, 11-9, 11-4, 11-5 (73m)
Christopher Gordon (USA) bt [WC] Arthur Gaskin (IRL) 11-8, 7-11, 11-9, 11-3 (71m)
[2] Mohd Nafiizwan Adnan (MAS) bt Shaun le Roux (RSA) 12-10, 11-6, 11-6 (40m)

A quarter-finalist in his first appearance in the event 12 months ago, US champion Christopher Gordon went one better in this year’s Cannon Kirk Homes Irish Open in Dublin when he beat local star Arthur Gaskin to reach the semi-finals of the PSA World Tour Challenger 15 squash event at Fitzwilliam Lawn Tennis Club. Continue reading

World Doubles in New York

Posted: 25 Apr 2013 01:05 PM PDT

Ninety five of the world’s best hardball doubles players from 19 countries across the globe converged on New York to compete for the 2013 World Doubles Championships title.

The tournament saw home heroes Amanda Sobhy and Natalie Grainger take out the World Doubles women’s championship, Aussie all-star team Damian Mudge and Ben Gould added another trophy to their impressive collection in the men’s division, and another Australian victory by Paul Price and Narelle Krizek in the mixed division.

In the women’s draw semifinals, top seeded US team Grainger and Sobhy defeated England’s Tina Rix and Carrie Hastings, while Australians Narelle Krizek and Natarsha McElhinny were defeated by Canada’s Seanna Keating and Stephanie Hewitt, to make the 2013 World Doubles women’s championship final an all-North American affair. Continue reading

Olympic bid twitter focus

As we get closer to the presentation to the IOC Executive Board in St Petersburg on May 29, can we ask you and all your contacts to follow @vote4squash on Twitter.

It would also be great if you can encourage all your contacts / databases to Tweet the following today to continue the countdown:

Now only 5 weeks 2 go before we present our case to the IOC to join the Olympics; pls support the campaign: Follow @Vote4Squash #vote4squash