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Chinappa charges to breakthrough Richmond triumph

Virginia, USA, Apr 20, 2014: Indian squash star Joshana Chinappa sensationally ended a career-long losing run to Australia’s former world champion Rachael Grinham when she upset the top seed in straight games in the final of the Women’s Richmond Open to win the inaugural Women’s Squash Association World Tour event in the USA.


Chicago attracts world’s top women squash players

London, Feb 27, 2014: Chicago will host its richest women’s squash event ever when the Women’s METROsquash Windy City Open gets underway tomorrow at the University Club of Chicago in the largest city in the US state of Illinois. The Women’s Squash Association (WSA) Gold event – the third of the year


Sochi boost for Squash Olympic bid

Sochi, Feb 24, 2014: World Squash Federation President N Ramachandran, who attended the Sochi Winter Olympic Games as the newly-elected President of the Indian Olympic Association, is encouraged by the IOC vision to introduce new sports to the Summer Games programme “sooner rather than later”. Ramachandran, who led the Squash bid to


Poland to host WSF Development & Coaching Conference

London, Feb 12, 2014: The World Squash Federation has appointed the Polish city of Krakow to host the 2014 WSF Development & Coaching Conference. Incorporating a progression theme, the title for the biennial four-day international gathering is ‘From Talent to Excellence’. The event will take place from 25-28 June and will feature


Nicol David in ninth Hong Kong title bid

London, Nov 30, 2013: 18 years after winning her first junior international title there as a 12-year-old, Malaysia’s world number one Nicol David returns next week to Hong Kong where she is seeded to win her ninth successive title in the Cathay Pacific Sun Hung Kai Financial Hong Kong Open. The WSA


WSA in historic WDSA link in LA

London, Nov 8, 2013: The Women’s Squash Association (WSA) will be celebrating a historic first in Los Angeles next week when the Women’s L.A. Open will feature both a WSA World Tour 10 singles championship and a $10,000 Women’s Doubles Squash Association (WDSA) event under one roof. The L.A. Open, sponsored by


Historic win by Malaysian squash queen Nicol David

Drexel University in Philadelphia – USA, Oct 19, 2013: In her longest title triumph since the introduction of PAR (point-a-rally) scoring, favourite Nicol David overcame second seed Laura Massaro in the final of the Women’s Delaware Investments U.S. Open Squash Championship at Drexel University in Philadelphia to become the first player in


Serme continues english cull at Carol Weymuller

New York, USA, Oct 06, 2013: France’s unseeded Camille Serme celebrated her third successive English scalp in the Carol Weymuller Open in New York when she dethroned defending champion Laura Massaro to set up a final of the Women’s Squash Association Gold 50 event celebrating its 40th anniversary at The Heights Casino


Carol Weymuller Open marks 40th year

London, Oct 01, 2013: The world’s top women squash players head for New York this week to celebrate the 40th staging of the Carol Weymuller Open, one of the longest-established events on the Women’s Squash Association World Tour. Hosted at the Heights Casino in Brooklyn, the WSA Gold 50 event has attracted


Squash Bounces Back Reaching out

London, Sept 20, 2013: The 12th annual World Squash Day aims to show the world that the sport refuses to be knocked back by its recent rejection by the IOC to join the Olympic Games programme in 2020. The universal sport, that prides itself on being played in 185 countries, will celebrate