September 7, 2023

RacquetX Racquet Sports Industry Conference March 24-26 in Miami

RacquetX is hosting a conference for all racquet sports under one roof - encouraging ideas and collaboration between industry professionals in tennis, pickleball, padel and beyond. (Full story …)

February 3, 2021

CourtTech USA Acquires Squash Court Builder Anderson Courts

CourtTech USA announced it has acquired the renowned Anderson Courts brand, and the two will combine operations immediately. Anderson Courts, founded in 1987, has been the market leader in squash court construction and developed a reputation in the industry for premium quality and excellent customer service. The company has completed over 2,700 court construction projects at leading colleges, universities, clubs, prep schools, and private residences. (Full story …)

August 3, 2020

Dunlop Signs U.S. Squash Player Spencer Lovejoy

Dunlop announced the signing of Spencer Lovejoy to its Squash Tour Team. He will embark on his first full season on the PSA Tour pending the resumption of competition. As part of the multi-year deal, the American will endorse Dunlop squash rackets, luggage, eyewear and clothing. After extensive playtesting, he’s selected the Sonic Core Ultimate 132 as his racket of choice. (Full story …)

April 6, 2020

Wianno Club in Mass. Names DiSesa Director of Racquets

Wianno Club in Osterville, Mass., has named David DiSesa as Director of Racquets. DiSesa, a graduate of Florida State University and a USPTA certified professional, joins Wianno after serving as Head Tennis Professional at The Misquamicut Club in Watch Hill, R.I., for the past five summer seasons. (Full story …)

March 1, 2020

Ashaway Introduces Oblivion, the First Hybrid String Set for Squash

Adding to its long list of technical string innovations, Ashaway has introduced the first hybrid string set for Squash. Incorporating Ashaway’s PowerNick® 18 red for the mains and Powerfusion™ white for the cross strings, Oblivion® hybrid strings offer a high power, low shock combination for amateur and professional players seeking a lively and durable means to generate excellent ball speed and control. (Full story …)

January 9, 2020

Killerspin UnplugNPlay Table Tennis Tourney Featured at Racquet & Paddle Sports Show

The 2020 Racquet & Paddle Sports Show, Jan. 22-24, will feature the Killerspin UnplugNPlay Days Tournament on the Show Floor at the Orange County Convention Center, in Orlando, Florida. (Full story …)

Multi-Sport Demo Schedule Announced for Next-Court at Racquet & Paddle Sports Show

Tennis, Pickleball and POP Tennis demonstrations will be offered each day on NEXT- COURT, a universal multi-sport court located on the Show Floor of the 2020 Racquet & Paddle Sports Show, Jan. 22-24, at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. Additionally, two hitting lanes, adjacent to the NEXT-COURT, will provide racquet sports professionals with the opportunity to personally test the newest racquet and paddle sports equipment right on the Show Floor. (Full story …)

Complimentary Regional Education Day Set for Racquet & Paddle Sports Show

A Regional Education Day (RED), presented by USTA Florida, USPTA Florida and RacquetFit, will be offered at no charge on Jan. 22 to registered industry professionals of the Racquet & Paddle Sports Show, at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. The education event is part of the inaugural Racquet & Paddle Sports Show, Jan. 22-24. Complimentary event and Regional Education Day registration is available at (Full story …)

October 28, 2019

Applications Due Nov. 30 for Racquet & Paddle Sports Innovation Challenge

Do you have a new, innovative sports product or service? Enter it into the [Racquet & Paddle Sports Innovation Challenge](, which showcases new products and services designed to grow the sport and business of racquet sports with players, consumers and fans. (Full story …)

October 9, 2019

Educational Opportunities at January's Racquet & Paddle Sports Show

he Tennis Industry Association's annual Tennis Owners & Managers (TOM) Conference headlines a comprehensive program of educational opportunities at the Racquet & Paddle Sports Show, Jan. 22-24, at the Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) in Orlando, Fla. (Full story …)

September 25, 2019

Racquet & Paddle Sports Show Schedule Announced for Jan. 21-24 in Orlando

The 2020 Racquet & Paddle Sports Show schedule of events was announced for the global racquet sport industry event taking place, Jan. 21-24, in Orlando. (Full story …)

August 22, 2019

Ashaway Sponsors Four-Time British Squash Champion Alison Waters

Ashaway Racket Strings is pleased to announce that PSA World #11 Alison Waters has signed a sponsorship agreement with Ashaway Squash. No stranger to Ashaway, Alison has used SuperNick® XL string throughout her career and will now be using Ashaway’s PowerKill® 115ZX racket, strung at 28 Lbs. (Full story …)

August 18, 2019

Complimentary Registration Opens for Racquet & Paddle Sports Show

Racquet sports professionals and others in the racquet/paddle sports industry can now register, free of charge, for the 2020 Racquet & Paddle Sports Show, Jan. 21-24, in Orlando, Fla., at []( (Full story …)

June 30, 2019

Pre-Register for 2020 TOM Conference & Racquet & Paddle Sports Show

The TIA’s Tennis Owners & Managers (TOM) Conference will take place Jan. 22-24th at the Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) in Orlando, Fla. This will mark the second year that the TOM Conference will be part of the Racquet & Paddle Sports Show, co-located with the PGA Merchandise Show. (Full story …)

May 27, 2019

Save the Date: 2020 Racquet & Paddle Sports Show Jan. 21-24

The 2nd Annual Racquet & Paddle Sports Show will be Jan. 21-24 at the Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) in Orlando, Fla., featuring product, demos, exhibits, education and more. (Full story …)

January 31, 2019

Racquet & Paddle Sports Conference Brings Industry Together in Orlando

The 2019 Racquet & Paddle Sports Conference, Jan. 23-25, attracted more than 1,000 racquet sports professionals, industry leaders, and representatives of emerging and bellwether brands to the inaugural event last week, in Orlando, Fla. (Full story …)

December 20, 2018

RAPS Demo Day/Welcome Party Set for USTA National Campus Jan. 23

Racquet sports professionals can attend, free of charge, the Demo Day and Industry Welcome Party at the USTA National Campus on Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019. The Demo Day and Industry Welcome Party—the “Lake Nona Experience XX19”—are part of the inaugural three-day Racquet & Paddle Sports Conference (RAPS), Jan. 23-25, in Orlando, Fla. Complimentary industry registration is required to attend and available at []( (Full story …)

October 17, 2018

'Tennis Industry Innovation Challenge' Attracts Influential Panel of Judges

A high-powered panel of judges will consider the entries in the fourth “Tennis Industry Innovation Challenge,” which promises to showcase some of the most brilliant new and innovative sports products and services designed to grow the sport and business of tennis and racquet sports with players, consumers and fans. Presented by the Tennis Industry Association (TIA), this unique competition will take place on Jan. 24, 2019, during the inaugural Racquet & Paddle Sports Conference ([]( (Full story …)

October 11, 2018

New Racquet Sports/Wellness Facility Approved in Raleigh

Triangle Racquet Sports, LLC, with support from the United States Tennis Association (USTA), is excited to announce a state-of-the-art racquet sports and health and wellness facility coming to Brier Creek in Raleigh. The Raleigh City Council unanimously approved a 50-year lease with extensions up to 100 years for the venue located on the 48-acre lot of land owned by the City of Raleigh on Mt. Herman Road. (Full story …)

September 20, 2018

Inaugural Racquet & Paddle Sports Conference Jan. 23-25 in Orlando

The inaugural [Racquet & Paddle Sports Conference]( will be held Jan. 23-25, 2019, and co-located with the PGA Merchandise Show in Orlando, Fla. The multi-faceted tennis, racquet and paddle sports industry event will feature a hands-on product demo experience and opening welcome party at the USTA National Campus in Lake Nona; and a curated ONE2ONE buying summit, Tennis Owners & Managers (TOM) Conference and an exhibit pavilion of racquet, paddle and tennis vendors and organizations at the Orange County Convention Center. (Full story …)

December 6, 2017

ASBA Announces 2017 Award Winners

The American Sports Builders Association (ASBA), the national organization for designers, builders and suppliers of materials for athletic facilities, has announced the winners of its annual awards. Awards are presented each year to facilities built by ASBA members, which best exemplify construction excellence. (Full story …)

September 24, 2017

Ashaway sponsors Elias

Ranked #17 in the world, 20-year old Elias is the first Peruvian to ever to win a PSA World Tour title (Full story …)

June 15, 2017

El Shorbagy wins finals in Dubai

Mohamed El Shorbagy won the prestigious World Series Finals tournament in Dubai for the first time in his career. During the same weekend, Nour El Sherbini made her way to the finals. The current word number 3 captured his 25th... (Full story …)

April 18, 2017

Ashaway adds SuperNick ZX squash string

SuperNick ZX strings combine nylon multifilament cores with special wear layers of Zyex® filaments to provide precise touch, maintain tension, and maximize spin (Full story …)

March 29, 2017

Tecnifibre confirms squash leadership

With 47% growth in racquet sales in one year alone, Tecnifibre, the "specialist" squash brand for more than 10 years, continues to prove its leadership in the market. Tecnifibre draws its strength from innovation and its ability to develop products... (Full story …)

February 24, 2017

Blatchford seals win in Windy City Open

American number two Olivia Blatchford, the 24-year-old from Wilton, Connecticut, sealed the biggest win of her career today (Feb 24) beating India’s World No.14 Joshua Chinappa in the first round of the $150,000 2017 Windy City Open. It marked the... (Full story …)

February 23, 2017

ElShorbagy wins Windy City Open

Defending champion Mohamed ElShorbagy began his 2017 Windy City Open presented by Guggenheim Partners and EquiTrust Life Insurance Company campaign with a winning start, coming through an epic 94 minute battle with New Zealand’s Paul Coll in one of the... (Full story …)

January 17, 2017

Ashaway SuperNick ZX Micro

New 18 Gauge String incorporates a nylon multifilament core in special ZX wear layer of Zyex® filaments (Full story …)

October 7, 2016

Ashaway Power Filament micro squash string

New SuperNick® ZX Micro incorporates a nylon multifilament core in special ZX wear layer of Zyex® filaments. Designed to provide precise touch, maintain tension, and maximize spin. (Full story …)

September 12, 2016

Malaysia, Hong Kong dominate WUC Squash

The 9th edition of the FISU World University Squash Championship came to an end on 11 September. The event was hosted in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The hosts came prepared as Malaysian student-athletes mounted the podium several times. Indeed, With Malaysia’s... (Full story …)

September 5, 2016

FISU World Championship starts

The 9th edition of the FISU World University Squash Championship starts today, 5 September and will last until 11 September. The event will be hosted in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. A total of 21 countries have confirmed their participation. The host... (Full story …)

May 4, 2016

El-Sherbini new world number one

With her victory at the Kuala Lumpur against Laura Massaro, Nour El-Sherbini has become the youngest World Champion in squash. As a result, she has also become the World Number 1 player. It is often said that great champions are... (Full story …)

April 26, 2016

Castagnet switches to Ashaway

Beats Omar Mosaad To Win 2016 Canary Wharf Classic, Moves Up To World No. 7 (Full story …)

March 3, 2016

Hall joins McWil Squash as senior partner

Squash Executive Teams Up with Court Building Leader (Full story …)

January 18, 2016

El-Sherbini and El-Shorbagy win

Congratulations to Nour El-Sherbini and Mohamed El-Shorbagy for their victories at the 2016 J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions Mohamed El Shorbagy and Nour El Sherbini make it an Egyptian double, 100% Tecnifibre, winning both titles at the J.P. Morgan Tournament... (Full story …)

January 11, 2016

SuperNick ZX squash strings from Ashaway

Multifilament nylon core provides optimum feel of the ball and precise touch: ZX wear layer increases durability and maintains tension; Textured surface increases ball control and maximizes spin potential (Full story …)

October 6, 2015

White signs with Ashaway and Black Knight

To play with new SuperNick® string from Ashaway and a Quicksilver LT racquet from Black Knight (Full story …)

August 20, 2015

Ashaway terminates distributorship

Ashaway, RI - Ashaway Racket Strings has terminated Harrow Sports as a distributor of Ashaway strings, the company has announced. In addition, Ashaway will no longer supply SuperNick® XL squash strings for factory stringing in Harrow frames. “It has come... (Full story …)

June 23, 2015

El Shorbagy, World Number 1

Mohamed El Shorbagy, the young Squash player from Alexandria (24 years old), has concluded an exceptional season. After taking 5 World Series titles (Hong Kong Open, Delaware Investments US Open, Windy City Open, Tournaments of Champions, and Allam British Open),... (Full story …)

December 23, 2014

Mathieson’s holistic approach molds champions

Paul Mathieson, head squash professional and director at Dover Squash and Fitness, has shaped hundreds of beginner students into leading squash players. In 2008, Mahmud Jafri, owner of Dover Squash & Fitness, established the Dover Squash Academy (DSA) program and... (Full story …)

November 17, 2014

Tecnifibre signs Lane

Tecnifibre and Gilly Lane have signed a multi-year racket and strings agreement. Gilly Lane is an American squash player who played professionally from 2007-2012 The Philadelphia native has won three Professional Squash Association (PSA) titles, reached eight PSA Tour finals... (Full story …)

September 30, 2014

Gaultier defeats Shabana

World’s No. 1 Player Put on Masterful Performance to Secure 31st PSA World Tour Title (Full story …)

September 29, 2014

Gaultier and Shabana to meet in the final

World’s No. 1 Player To Make 3rd Consecutive NetSuite Open Championship Match Appearance (Full story …)

September 28, 2014

Shabana, Barker advance to semis

Semifinals Set: Gaultier vs. Rodriguez and Shabana vs. Barker (Full story …)

September 27, 2014

Gaultier, Rodriguez advance to semis

Anjema Retires After Second Game; Gaultier Wins Again 3-0 (Full story …)

September 26, 2014

NetSuite Open QFs set

Grant Comes Back from Match Point in 3rd Game to Defeat Grayson; Walker, Simpson Pulls Off Upsets (Full story …)

NetSuite Open to benefit SquashDrive

Local Executives Take Corporate Challenge to Benefit Bay Area Youth (Full story …)

September 25, 2014

Salazar upsets Mustonen at NetSuite Open

Tuominen, Clyne and Grayson Also Move Through the Qualifying Round; First Round Matchups Set (Full story …)

September 24, 2014

Seeded players advance in NetSuite Open

Qualifying Rounds Continue Thursday at Bay Club San Francisco and University Club (Full story …)

September 22, 2014

Bay Area represented at NetSuite Open

Qualifying Rounds To Take Place at Bay, Olympic and University Clubs (Full story …)

September 11, 2014

NetSuite to name new glass squash court

NetSuite Challenge Court to Debut at Justin Herman Plaza Sept. 26-30 (Full story …)

September 10, 2014

Egyptians and Brits dominate FISU Squash

Mazen Sabri (EGY) and Camilla Tomlinson (GBR) covered themselves with glory after emerging victorious in the men’s and women’s sections respectively of the 8th World University Squash Championship at the Indian Squash Academy in Chennai, India. In terms of a... (Full story …)

September 8, 2014

SuperNick now in black and white

Distinctive new black string with white crosses adds flare and variety to fastest growing Ashaway string category (Full story …)

September 6, 2014

Ashour withdraws from NetSuite Open

4-Time World Champ Shabana Now 2nd Seed; World No. 26 Marche Joins Field (Full story …)

August 29, 2014

8th FISU World University Squash Championship

The 8th edition of the FISU World University Squash Championship will be hosted in Chennai, India from 1 to 7 September, 2014. The event can be followed via the OC website and the FISU’s website and also via... (Full story …)

August 28, 2014

Dover Squash & Fitness partners with MIT

CEO of Dover Rug & Home Mahmud Jafri is proud to announce Dover Squash & Fitness is partnering with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) to provide coaching, training and development for their squash team. Under the guidance of the... (Full story …)

August 14, 2014

NetSuite Open announces main draw

Gaultier, Ashour Headline 1st Round Justin Herman Plaza Matches; 1st Round Matches Also at Bay Club & Stanford University (Full story …)

August 7, 2014

NetSuite Open returns to San Fran

World No. 1 Gaultier and No. 4 Ashour Head Field with 11 of the Top 25 Players (Full story …)

July 31, 2014

NetSuite Open Squash returns to San Francisco

World No. 1 and 2012 Champion Gregory Gaultier Returns to Justin Herman Plaza (Full story …)

May 20, 2014

Ashaway named official string of WSA

Ashaway, RI — Ashaway Racket Strings has renewed its partnership program with the Women’s Squash Association, becoming once again “The Official String of WSA.” Terms of the agreement were not disclosed. “We’re very happy to renew our longstanding relationship with... (Full story …)

November 21, 2013

Ashaway to sponsor junior squash tournament

Joins partner Black Knight to support world's largest individual junior tournament -- The event will encompass four venues, 39 courts, and nearly 2,000 matches (Full story …)

August 24, 2013

Group Led By David Palmer Buys BlackKnight USA

Group acquires all US marketing and distribution rights to Black Knight racquets. To set up headquarters in Orlando, FL. To continue strong partnership with Ashaway Racket Strings (Full story …)

January 24, 2013

Special squash reception

On Monday, January 14th, Mahmud Jafri, owner of Dover Squash and Fitness Center and CEO of Dover Rug & Home, and Barry Hoffman, Consul General of Pakistan, had the honor of hosting a special reception for the Pakistan National Squash... (Full story …)

January 3, 2013

Special Reception for Pakistan Squash Team

Mahmud Jafri, owner of Dover Squash and Fitness Center and CEO of Dover Rug & Home, and Barry Hoffman, Consul General of Pakistan, are proud to host a special reception for the Pakistan National Squash Team on Monday, January 14th,... (Full story …)

November 20, 2012

Sea Island partners with Matthew

Sea Island, Georgia — Sea Island, a destination resort located on the coast of Georgia, announced today that celebrated squash player Nick Matthew has been named the resort’s touring professional and ambassador for its world-class squash offerings. Hailed as one... (Full story …)

October 21, 2012

Ashour wins U.S. Open

Defeats Fellow Dunlop Player Greg Gaultier in Final (Full story …)

March 27, 2012

Sea Island appoints Steve Hall

Squash Pro Returns to the Courts to Lead Renowned Resort’s Squash Program (Full story …)

March 15, 2012

Eight straight for Illingworth

Dunlop Player Wins SL Green U.S. Men's Championship (Full story …)

March 4, 2012

Dunlop renews agreement with Illingworth

Highest Ranked American Ever Plays Biomimetic Pro GT-X 130 (Full story …)

February 7, 2012

PowerNick strings have 'Hard Power'

Combination of Zyex polymer formulation and core structure provide superior power, resilience, and ball control (Full story …)

January 29, 2012

Matthew wins at Tournament of Champions

Re-captures top squash ranking. (Full story …)

November 21, 2011

UltraNick for squash offers soft power

Latest Zyex® Multifilament Cores yield line of thinner, stronger, lighter-weight strings with superior feel and more power. Choice of 17 or 18-gauge lets players optimize softness and durability for their game (Full story …)

October 8, 2011

Shabana Crowned U.S. Open Champion

Philadelphia, PA. — The weeklong Delaware Investments U.S. Open squash tournament culminated last night in a match pitting two of Dunlop’s top Tour Team members, Nick Matthew and Amr Shabana, against one another. As the top ranked player in the... (Full story …)

September 12, 2011

Dunlop and U.S. Squash extend agreement

Partnership Now in its Third Decade (Full story …)

July 2, 2011

Ashaway Unveils New Website now offers a new look and feel, enhanced navigation, more product information, and stringing advice (Full story …)

June 10, 2011

Dunlop Squash harnesses the power of nature

Seven New Biomimetic Squash Rackets Arrive in Time for Summer (Full story …)

February 4, 2011

Ashaway Extends Sponsorship of Palmer

Squash great has been Ashaway player for over 10 years -- Recently switched to PowerNick® 19, the world's thinnest squash string (Full story …)

January 4, 2011

Ashaway Introduces PowerNick 19

Thinnest Squash String Ever. (Full story …)

October 26, 2010

Pro Squash Tour Files Suit Against Ban

U.S.-based group Defends Itself and Its Players from UK Based Professional Squash Association Ban (Full story …)

October 15, 2010

PST Responds to PSA Attack

The Pro Squash Tour (PST) regrets that the Professional Squash Association (PSA) has unilaterally decided to ban its member players from participating in the Pro Squash Tour. In so doing, it has singled out the PST while permitting the PSL,... (Full story …)

October 8, 2010

Tecnifibre Congratulates Wael El Hindi

U.S. Open 2010 Champion (Full story …)

August 20, 2010

Riley Named Director of Officials

*Natick, MA — * The US based Pro Squash Tour (PST) announced today that Michael F. Riley has been named the Director of Officials. Riley will assume this post immediately and serve as a key leader on the PST management... (Full story …)

August 9, 2010

Squash pros speak in support of rules change

Rules of Play No Longer Include the Traditional ‘Let’ (Full story …)

August 2, 2010

Pro Squash Tour Releases New Rules

Rules No Longer Include the Traditional ‘Let’ (Full story …)

July 23, 2010

Ashaway Signs Daryl Selby

Rising star currently ranked #9 by PSA. Longtime Ashaway string user switches to new UltraNick® 18. (Full story …)

July 1, 2010

Dunlop Signs World No. 2 Squash Player

Greenville, SC - Dunlop has signed 22 year old Egyptian squash sensation Ramy Ashour. Ashour, the World Number Two and most highly publicized squash player in decades, inked a long term deal to play Dunlop. He joins Nick Matthew (No.... (Full story …)

June 30, 2010

Ashour signs with Dunlop Squash

Four Out of Five World's Top Players Now Use Dunlop. (Full story …)

April 20, 2010

Ashaway UltraNick 18 Squash String

Zyex multifilament core increases power and resilience, prevents tension loss -- 18 gauge construction with braided surface provides softer feel, sharper control. (Full story …)

February 11, 2010

World's Greatest Squash Players at Westchester CC

To Be Held March 1 to 4 at Westchester Country Club. Inaugural Invitational Event Will Bring Together Players That Have Combined To Win 29 National Championships (Full story …)

January 25, 2010

WISPA Goes Gold In Chennai

In an exciting Asian development for the WISPA World Tour, the Women’s Chennai Open has been upgraded in its second year to WISPA Gold level. The $53,500 championship will be played at the Indian Squash Academy, under the auspices of... (Full story …)

Waller Wows Grand Central Crowd

News from the Professional Squash Association World Tour (Full story …)

PSA Launches Squash TV

News from the Professional Squash Association World Tour (Full story …)

PSA Super Series Hails Return of Australian Open

News from the Professional Squash Association World Tour (Full story …)

Walker Advances In ToC Qualifying

News from the Professional Squash Association World Tour (Full story …)

January 19, 2010

Campbell Makes Knight's Day In Vancouver

Martin Knight beat fellow New Zealander Campbell Grayson in the final of the Comfort Inn Open to claim the third PSA World Tour title of his career at the $20,000 squash event at Evergreen Squash Club in Vancouver, Canada. Fifth... (Full story …)

Waters In Line For US WISPA Double

England’s world No6 Alison Waters is predicted to double her collection of WISPA World Tour squash titles in her first two tournaments of the year in the USA over the next two weeks. The 25-year-old from London is top seed... (Full story …)

Sobhy It In Berwyn

In a surprise all-American final of the Women’s Liberty Bell Open between two sixteen-year-olds, New York’s Amanda Sobhy emerged triumphant to win the $6,700 WISPA World Tour squash event at Berwyn Squash & Fitness Club in Berwyn, PA, USA. Second... (Full story …)

Salazar Stuns Koukal For Salt Lake City Title

Fifth-seeded Mexican Cesar Salazar twice upset the form book to win the inaugural Zantrex-3 International at Squashworks in Salt Lake City, USA. The 22-year-old from San Luis Potosi made his breakthrough in the quarter-finals of the $10,000 PSA World Tour... (Full story …)

Mosaad Survives Marathon To Win St Louis Title

Egyptian Omar Mosaad won his second PSA World Tour title of the year - and the longest squash match of his career - when he beat Canadian Shahier Razik in the final of the $15,000 Racquet Club Invitational at The... (Full story …)

December 22, 2009

Azan & Wern Celebrate Domestic Double in KL

RESULTS: NSC Squash Series No10, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Men’s 1st round: [1] Mark Krajcsak (HUN) bt [Q] Choong Kam Hing (MAS) 11-8, 11-6, 12-10 (35m) [8] Joe Lee (ENG) bt [Q] Aqib Hanif (PAK) 11-8, 8-11, 11-3, 11-5 (51m) [4]... (Full story …)

November 18, 2009

Darwish Seeded to Defend Qatar Classic Crown

Egypt’s former world number one Karim Darwish is seeded to retain the crown he won for the first time last year in the 2009 Qatar Squash Classic, the $147,500 PSA World Tour Super Series event which takes place for the... (Full story …)

October 13, 2009

David Sets Sights on 4th Successive Crown

Women's Cathay Pacific Gale Well Hong Kong Open (Full story …)

October 7, 2009

Ukraine & Malta Share European Nations Cup Spoils

Ukraine and Malta emerged triumphant in the European Nations Challenge Cup at Squash Park in Poznan, Poland, after victories over Cyprus in both the men’s and women’s finals, respectively, in the European Squash Federation event in its seventh year. Unseeded... (Full story …)

September 15, 2009

Champions Downed in Day of British Open Shocks

PSA/WISPA TOUR EVENT NEWS RESULTS: internationalSPORTgroup British Open Squash Championships, Manchester, England Men’s quarter-finals: [10] James Willstrop (ENG) bt [12] Mohd Azlan Iskandar (MAS) 11-5, 11-6, 12-10 (47m) [3] Amr Shabana (EGY) bt [5] David Palmer (AUS) 11-8, 14-12, 4-11,... (Full story …)

August 12, 2009

Kuwait Men's World Open Qualifiers Attract Players from 21 Nations

Players from 21 nations will line up for the qualifying competition for the Kuwait Men’s World Open Squash Championships 2009 (Full story …)

August 10, 2009

Alarcon Conquers Tour de las Americas in Peru

Brazilian Rafael F Alarcon made a clean sweep of the three “Tour de las Americas” squash titles in South America by winning the Peru Open, the final event in the PSA World Tour series at Club Regatas in the Peru... (Full story …)

Nicol David Bids for Singapore Hat-Trick

In one of the busiest months on the 2009 Women’s International Squash Players’ Association World Tour, the world’s leading players are set to compete in this week’s CIMB Singapore Women’s Masters, the fifth WISPA Gold event of the year which... (Full story …)

July 20, 2009

Boswel and King Triumph in Australian Open

Clare Valley Australian Open Squash Championships, Clare, Australia (Full story …)

July 16, 2009

Mustonen and Nee Celebrate Dutch Junior Success

Dutch Junior Open Squash Championships, Amsterdam, Netherlands (Full story …)

July 6, 2009

Pierrepont Powers to Pyramides Final

Women's Des Pyramides Squash Open, Le Port Marly, Paris, France (Full story …)

July 2, 2009

World's Top Squash Players to Compete in Kaohsiung World Games

World Games, the multi-sport event which is being staged in the Chinese Taipei city of Kaohsiung under the patronage of the International Olympic Committee (IOC). (Full story …)

July 1, 2009

PSA Heralds Return of US Open in Chicago

Following the success of last year’s Sweet Home Chicago Open — the first professional squash tournament in the USA to be held outdoors — Chicago will host the 2009 US Open Squash Championship, from 2-6 September. Action in the Professional... (Full story …)

June 22, 2009

Sheikha Fadyah Al-Sabah to Host 2009 Men's Squash Open

Sheikha Fadyah Al-Sabah is hosting the world’s most prestigious squash tournament, the Professional Squash Association (PSA) Men’s World Open 2009 in Kuwait from 1-7 November. (Full story …)

Rosner Rallies on in Toulouse

Defeats Chris Ryder in Semi-Final (Full story …)

June 16, 2009

13-Year-Old Squash Player Shines at IOC Presentation

13-year-old Hanna Fekede Balcha, was the star of the show. (Full story …)

June 9, 2009

World No 1 David Leads WISPA Promotional Trips in Europe

Malaysia’s world number one Nicol David is taking time out from her hectic Squash schedule to lead visits to Switzerland and Italy this month to promote the sport in continental Europe. Organised by the Women’s International Squash Players’ Association (WISPA),... (Full story …)

June 8, 2009

Ramy Returns to Top Three in World Rankings

Gregory Gaultier, Karim Darwish, and Ramy Ashour top the Dunlop PSA Men's World Squash Rankings. (Full story …)

David and Duncalf in Seoul Final

BBQ Women's Seoul Squash Open, Seoul, South Korea (Full story …)

June 2, 2009

Corren Claims 19th Crown

PSA International Golden Open, Kalgoorlie, WA, Australia (Full story …)

Lane Lands Hemubo Trophy in Netherlands

Hemubo Squash Trophy, Almere, Netherlands (Full story …)

David in Bid to Overtake Grinham in Seoul

Malaysia’s world number one Nicol David is seeded to reach her 52nd WISPA World Squash Tour final in this week’s $60,000 Women’s Seoul Open in South Korea, thus moving ahead of her long-time rival Rachael Grinham to boast more Tour... (Full story …)

June 1, 2009

Anjema Beats Barker to Book Semi Slot in Belgium

EUROPEAN SQUASH NEWS RESULTS: European Individual Squash Championships, Herentals, Belgium Men’s 2nd round: [1] Gregory Gaultier (FRA) bt [9/16] Rasmus Nielsen (DEN) 11-4, 11-2, 11-8 (31m) [5/8] Adrian Grant (ENG) bt [9/16] Dylan Bennett (NED) 11-9, 11-6, 11-5 (38m) [5/8]... (Full story …)

May 26, 2009

Squash Makes a Worldwise Racket for Olympic Bid

Squash 2016 Day (Full story …)

Baltazar Ferreira Battles to Marathon Swiss Success

Richards is celebrating his fifth Tour final appearance - and looking for his second PSA win this year against Jorge Isaac Baltazar Ferreira. (Full story …)

Richards Romps to Vitis Victory

Tom Richards wins the $10,000 PSA World Tour squash title at Vitis Sports Center in Schlieren, near Zurich, in Switzerland. (Full story …)

Cuskelly and Ranieri Celebrate at St. Lukes

Cuskelly, the second seed in the men's PSA World Tour event, won against Shahid Zaman while Ranieri beat Latasha Khan, the top seed from the USA. (Full story …)

Ford Powers to Perth Prize

Ben Ford, the top-seed beat Australian Corren, the second seed, in the final of the PSA World Tour Satellite event 11-7, 9-11, 11-7, 13-11 to claim his third Tour title at the City of Perth Squash International, Perth, Australia. (Full story …)

Seegarten Vitis Squash Open, Schlieren, Zurich, Switzerland

Qualifier Schweertman Leads Upsets In Schlieren (Full story …)

Mueller Marches on in Schlieren

Seegarten Vitis Squash Open, Schlieren, Zurich, Switzerland (Full story …)

Khan Crowned Goshen Queen in Indiana

Results for Women's Subway Goshen Squash Open (Full story …)

Robert Graham Retires from SPA Board

Global Squash News from the PSA: After a 23-year association with the Professional Squash Association, which started when he turned professional in 1986, Robert Graham has stood down as a member of the PSA Board. The US-based Englishman, a former... (Full story …)

Squash Leaps Toward 2016 Olympics

"Squash and the Olympics, a Perfect Match" (Full story …)

May 22, 2009

WISPA Celebrates Return of New Zealand Open

The Women’s International Squash Players’ Association is celebrating the return of the New Zealand Open, one of the most prestigious events on the international Squash circuit until the mid-nineties. The $55,500 WISPA World Tour Gold event will take place in... (Full story …)

May 19, 2009

Australia and Canada Share Honours in World Doubles Championships

RESULTS: PayPal World Hardball Doubles Squash Championships, San Francisco, USA Men’s: Final: [1] Paul Price & Ben Gould (AUS) bt [3] John Russell & Clive Leach (ENG) 15-11, 15-12, 15-17, 15-9 Women’s: Final: [1] Stephanie Hewitt & Jessica DiMauro (CAN)... (Full story …)

Nicol David Strikes Gold in Texas

RESULTS: Women’s Texas Open Squash Championship, Plano, Nr Dallas, USA Final: [1] Nicol David (MAS) bt [2] Natalie Grainger (USA) 7-11, 12-10, 11-5, 11-6 (39m) Top-seeded Malaysian Nicol David overcame defending champion Natalie Grainger for the second time in seven... (Full story …)

Kemp Crowned Atlanta Open Champion

RESULTS: Atlanta Open Squash Championship, Atlanta, Georgia, USA Final: [1] Jonathan Kemp (ENG) bt [2] Eric Galvez (MEX) 11-4, 11-5, 13-15, 11-3 (50m) England’s Jonathan Kemp celebrated his fourth successive PSA World Tour final appearance in North America in grand... (Full story …)

May 18, 2009

David and Grainger to Meet in Texas Final

RESULTS: Women’s Texas Open Squash Championship, Plano, Nr Dallas, USA Semi-finals: [1] Nicol David (MAS) bt [5] Jenny Duncalf (ENG) 11-4, 11-3, 11-6 (30m) [2] Natalie Grainger (USA) bt [4] Natalie Grinham (NED) 8-11, 11-7, 11-5, 11-4 (36m) David &... (Full story …)

Duncalf Despatches Grinham in Texas Upset

RESULTS: Women’s Texas Open Squash Championship, Plano, Nr Dallas, USA Quarter-finals: [1] Nicol David (MAS) bt [8] Isabelle Stoehr (FRA) 11-5, 11-8, 11-7 (30m) [5] Jenny Duncalf (ENG) bt [3] Rachael Grinham (AUS) 8-11, 11-9, 11-7, 8-11, 11-9 (55m) [4]... (Full story …)

Malaysian Superstar Nicol David Backs Squash 2016 Day

Auction to raise awareness of Olympic bid (Full story …)

May 14, 2009

2010 Cayman Islands Open Promises to be 'Even Better'

It was midway through the inaugural Women’s Cayman Islands Open - the $37,500 WISPA World Tour squash championship which reached its climax at the weekend in Grand Cayman - that tournament director Dan Kneipp announced that the event had already... (Full story …)

May 12, 2009

Siddall Soars to Zwolle Success

RESULTS: Women’s Eurosafe Solutions Zwolle Squash Open, Zwolle, Netherlands Final:[3] Lauren Siddall (ENG) bt [6] Celia Allamargot (FRA) 11-3, 11-7, 11-5 England’s Lauren Siddall claimed the second WISPA World Tour squash title of her career with an impressive display against... (Full story …)

Snell Snaps up First Tour Title in Japan

RESULTS: Japan Pro Squash Kansai, Wakayama, Japan Final:[2] James Snell (ENG) bt [5] Karim Abdel Gawad (EGY) 11-6, 11-9, 14-12 (63m) England’s James Snell secured his first title on the PSA World Tour when he beat Egyptian Karim Abdel Gawad... (Full story …)

May 11, 2009

Bianchetti Wins Longest Match to Reach Rome Final

Italian squash star Davide Bianchetti survived the longest match of his career when he beat defending champion Mark Krajcsak in a 138-minute marathon to reach the final of the Roma Est Open, the $10,000 PSA World Tour event in its... (Full story …)

Champion Krajcsak Survives Quarter-Final Marathon in Rome

Defending champion Mark Krajcsak had to fight back from two games down to beat fifth seed Ritwik Bhattacharya in the Roma Est Open to earn his anticipated place in the semi-finals of the $10,000 PSA World Tour squash event in... (Full story …)

May 6, 2009

Gordon Grabs Maiden Tour Title in Yokohama

Just a month after Julian Illingworth became the first US player to win a PSA World Tour squash title for more than five years, fellow countryman Christopher Gordon secured his maiden title at the Japan Pro Squash Yokohama at Yokohama... (Full story …)

May 4, 2009

Top Seeds to Contest European Finals in Malmo

EUROPEAN SQUASH NEWS RESULTS: European Team Squash Championships, Malmo, Sweden Men’s semi-finals: [1] ENGLAND bt [3] NETHERLANDS 4-0 Nick Matthew bt Dylan Bennett 11-5, 11-5, 11-8 (28m) Adrian Grant bt Rene Mijs 11-4, 11-4, 11-8 (35m) Peter Barker bt Piedro... (Full story …)

April 23, 2009

HEAD Signs Squash Pro Adrian Grant

Austria - Kennelbach — HEAD announced that the company has signed an agreement with squash standout Adrian Grant. The partnership begins immediately. “I am thrilled to have Adrian joining the HEAD family,” said Robert Marte, Division Manager HEAD Racquet Sports.... (Full story …)

April 13, 2009

Switzerland Secure Top Eight European Junior Team Championship Finish

EUROPEAN SQUASH NEWS RESULTS: European Junior U19 Team Squash Championships, Germering, Germany Final Qualifying rounds - Pool A: [1] ENGLAND bt [17] ITALY 3-0 Alex Ingham bt Alberto Matteazzi 11-7, 11-6, 11-5 Chris Fuller bt Dimitri Diamadopoulos 11-1, 11-0, 11-5... (Full story …)

April 10, 2009

El Weleily Celebrates Maiden Tour Success at Heliopolis

MEDIA NEWS SERVICE RESULTS: Women’s On The Run Heliopolis Squash Open, Cairo, Egypt Final: [3] Raneem El Weleily (EGY) bt [4] Engy Kheirallah (EGY) 7-11, 12-10, 11-6, 11-5 (60m) El Weleily Celebrates Maiden Tour Success At Heliopolis Egypt’s world junior... (Full story …)

Scotland Boosted by European Junior Team Championship Upset

EUROPEAN SQUASH NEWS — RESULTS: European Junior U19 Team Squash Championships, Germering, Germany 1st Qualifying rounds - Pool A: [1] ENGLAND bt [9] SWITZERLAND 3-0 Kimberley Hay bt Fabienne Oppliger 11-4, 11-3, 11-3 Chris Fuller bt Marco Graziotti 11-2, 11-2,... (Full story …)

April 7, 2009

Squash Starts the World Over

The sport has top players from across the globe and representing all continents except Antarctica! (Full story …)

April 6, 2009

Ramy Ashour and Omneya Abdel Kawy Retain Hurghada Titles

PSA/WISPA TOUR EVENT NEWS RESULTS: Hurghada Squash International, Cairo, Egypt Men’s final: [4] Ramy Ashour (EGY) bt [3] Gregory Gaultier (FRA) 7-11, 11-5, 11-3, 11-8 (47m) Women’s final: [3] Omneya Abdel Kawy (EGY) bt [1] Rachael Grinham (AUS) 11-7, 9-11,... (Full story …)

Lengthorn-Massaro Makes Montreal Final

RESULTS: Women’s Atwater Squash Cup, Montreal, Canada Semi-finals: [3] Laura Lengthorn-Massaro (ENG) bt [1] Natalie Grinham (NED) 6-11, 11-8, 11-7, 7-11, 11-8 (65m) [2] Natalie Grainger (USA) bt [4] Kasey Brown (AUS) 11-3, 11-3, 11-4 (25m) Lengthorn-Massaro Makes Montreal Final... (Full story …)

March 27, 2009

PSA/WISPA Tour Event News

Galifi Grabs Surprise Semi-Final Slot In KL (Full story …)

March 24, 2009

‘Birthday Honors’ for Squash Patron HRH Prince Tunku Imran

HRH Prince Tunku Imran had extra cause for celebration on his 61st birthday on Saturday 21st March, when he was presented with an International Honorary Doctorate, awarded by The United States Sport Academy in Alabama. The award was made to... (Full story …)

March 9, 2009

Squash 2016 Launches Olympic Bid Website

The team behind Squash 2016 have launched a dedicated website to promote the bid and enable individuals to get behind the sport’s campaign for inclusion in the 2016 Olympic Games. The site gives people several ways to get involved... (Full story …)

March 6, 2009

HEAD Debuts New Corrugated Technology for Squash Line 2009

HEAD is adding some muscle to its 2009 squash line by introducing the Corrugated Technology™ designed to optimize power and improve performance. HEAD’s Corrugated Technology™ is a revolutionary new shaft design that optimizes power, torsion, bending and handling on every... (Full story …)

March 5, 2009

Squash 2016 Announces Ambassador Additions

At a packed press conference in Kuala Lumpur yesterday, Nicol David, the Women’s World No.1 from Malaysia, announced that she is to become an ambassador for Squash 2016, the sport’s campaign to be included in the Olympic Games from 2016.... (Full story …)

February 26, 2009

World Squash Federation Signs Juniper PR In Bid For Olympic Status

The World Squash Federation (WSF) has appointed London based international sports marketing agency, Juniper PR, to manage its global communications programme in support of its campaign to elevate squash to Olympic status for the 2016 Olympic Games. Juniper PR, established... (Full story …)

January 8, 2009

HEAD Signs Squash World No. 1 Karim Darwish

Austria — Kennelbach — HEAD proudly presents the endorsement of the Egyptian squash pro and World No.1 Karim Darwish. The partnership became effective on January 1st 2009. “We are glad to have the World’s No.1 player on tour as part... (Full story …)

October 10, 2008

Natalie Grainger Says Ashaway AMPS 301 Shoes Feel 'Like Slippers'

Ashaway, RI -- "When I first tried the shoes, it felt like I was putting on slippers," said squash great, Natalie Grainger, of her new Ashaway AMPS™ 301 Squash Shoes. Grainger is currently ranked #1 in the US and #4... (Full story …)

September 9, 2008

The Fairmont Chicago Offers Specialty Squash Menu during the Sweet Home Chicago Open

The Fairmont Chicago To Host World’s Top U.S. and International Squash Players, September 9-15, 2008 (Full story …)

May 19, 2008

Self-Designed Black Knight Racquet and Ashaway String Help David Palmer to 4th British Open Crown

Ashaway, RI -- The fourth time was the sweetest for Squash great David Palmer. Confounding critics who said the 31-year-old Australian would no longer be able to compete for major titles, the fifth-seeded Palmer beat England's James Willstrop in an... (Full story …)

March 27, 2008

Ashaway Racket Strings Sponsors Squash Great Natalie Grainger

Ashaway, RI -- Ashaway Racket Strings has signed squash great Natalie Grainger to a multi-year sponsorship agreement, company officials announced today. Grainger, who won the US Nationals in March after switching to Ashaway's new SuperNick® XL Micro, is currently ranked... (Full story …)

February 15, 2008

David Palmer Signs Multi-Year Sponsorship Deal with Ashaway and Black Knight

Ashaway, RI — Ashaway Racket Strings and world-renowned squash racquet manufacturer Black Knight have signed a joint long-term sponsorship agreement with squash legend David Palmer. Currently ranked 4th in the PSA World rankings, Palmer is a three-time British Open and... (Full story …)

January 23, 2008

The 2008 Miller Zell U.S. Squash Championships

Atlanta, Georgia, January 23, 2008 -– U.S. Squash announced today that Invesco, The Coca-Cola Company, and Raymond James Financial will present The 2008 Miller Zell U.S. Squash Championships, March 13th-16th, in Atlanta, Georgia. The Miller Zell Championships will include the... (Full story …)


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