Squash Archive

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Rodriguez & Sobhy take PanAm Games Gold

Toronto, July 14, 2015: Top seeds Miguel Angel Rodriguez, the world No.4 from Colombia, and Amanda Sobhy, the world No.10 from the USA, claimed gold in the 2015 Pan American Games squash singles finals in Canada – Sobhy winning her first Games medal at the Exhibition Centre in Toronto and Rodriguez becoming

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Maria Toorpakai Wazir Wins Maiden Homeland Title

Rawalpindi, Pakistan, April 5, 2015: The first WSA World Tour squash event to be held in Pakistan for almost seven years produced the dream result when Peshawar powerhouse Maria Toorpakai Wazir won the title against expectations after overcoming the event’s top two seeds. The Bannu-born 24-year-old was seeded seven in the Bahria Town International Women’s Squash Tournament, the WSA Challenger

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WSA hails new British Open agreement

London, Feb 10, 2015: The Women’s Squash Association is hailing the ‘wonderful commitment’ by Dr Assem Allam to extend the sponsorship of the prestigious British Open in Hull for a further three years, including the goal to provide prize-money parity by 2017. The Allam British Open Squash Championships are set to return

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Nicol David Makes History As Longest-Reigning World No.1 Ever

London, Feb 1, 2015: Malaysian Nicol David has created a new world record for the length of time a squash player has topped the world rankings after marking her 106th month as world number one in the February Women’s World Squash Rankings published by the Women’s Squash Association. The 31-year-old from Penang,

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El Welily became the first Egyptian winner of the Women’s J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions title

New York, Jan 24, 2015: Raneem El Welily became the first Egyptian winner of the Women’s J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions title she defeated England’s Alison Waters in the final of the WSA International 100 squash event at Grand Central Terminal in New York. “Relaxed and happy and grateful,” said the third

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Nicol David survives match-balls to claim record eighth World Title

Cairo, Dec 20, 2014: In a dramatic climax to the Wadi Degla Women’s World Squash Championship, Malaysia’s world number one Nicol David saved four match-balls in the final of the 30th staging of the premier Women’s Squash Association tournament to overcome home favourite Raneem El Welily in a five-game 66-minute display of

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Nicol David wins historic US Open hat-trick

Philadelphia, Oct 18, 2014: Malaysian superstar Nicol David claimed the latest historic achievement in her illustrious squash career when she beat Egypt’s Nour El Sherbini in the final of the Women’s Delaware Investments US Open in Philadelphia to become the first player in the 60-year history of the championship to win the

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Diego Elias & Habiba Mohamed Crowned World Junior Champions

Windhoek – Namibia, August 16, 2014: The 2014 WSF World Junior Squash Championships came to a resounding climax at the Wanderers Sports Club in the Namibia capital Windhoek when 15-year-old Egyptian Habiba Mohamed Ahmed claimed her third upset in as many days to become the second youngest ever winner of the women’s

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Diego Elias & Habiba Mohamed Crowned World Junior Champions

Namibia, August 16, 2014: The 2014 WSF World Junior Squash Championships came to a resounding climax at the Wanderers Sports Club in the Namibia capital Windhoek when 15-year-old Egyptian Habiba Mohamed Ahmed claimed her third upset in as many days to become the second youngest ever winner of the women’s title, and

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David Palmer bows out with double gold

Glasgow, August 03, 2014: David Palmer bows out with double gold, A fairy-tale climax to David Palmer’s comeback appearance in the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Scotland saw the illustrious Australian veteran win two gold medals on the final day of Squash action at the Scotstoun Sports Campus in Glasgow. The 38-year-old former