January 2012- Archive

1-31-12 Detroit Motor City Open Shocker: Unseeded Beng Hee defeats Hisham Ashour For Title by AJ Hakim

Sobhy Over Duncalf In $50K Cleveland Classic, Perry Downs El Weleily by Matthew Lombardi

1-31-12 Siti Munirah Jusoh Claims Maiden WSA Title In Kuala Lumpur by Matt Wagg

Young Squash Stars Riding High On Eve Of World Cup In India by Howard Harding

1-31-12 Greenwich CT Schools Sweep At National Middle School Championships

1-31-12 Both Yale Squads On A Roll by James Huang

1-31-12 Princeton Men Face Defining Week, Take on #2 Trinity Wednesday, #1 Yale Saturday

1-31-12 Willstrop: Tennis Shows Soccer How It's Done

1-31-12 Fear Of Failure Cited As Pakistan Skips U-21 World Cup, by Khalid Hussain

1-31-12 Squash Over Kick-Boxing, All Indoor Sports, As Calorie Burner

1-31-12 Washington DC Woodruff-Nee Hardball Tournament This Weekend, Needs Players by Tefft Smith

Beng Hee Stuns Top Seed Shorbagy, Meets H Ashour Tonight In Motor City Final by A.J. Hakim

1-30-12 Coppinger & Beng Hee Progress In $50K PSA Detroit Quarters by Howard Harding

1-30-12 Nicol David Pushed To Five In WSA Cleveland Classic First Round; Sobhy Cruises Past Rachael Grinham, by Nathan Dugan

1-30-12 Trinity Women Upend No. 3 Penn, Pelaez Clinches Last Point In Final Match by David Kingsley

1-30-12 Trinity Men Beat Penn To Extend to 12-1 by David Kingsley

1-30-12 Weekend College Highlights by Michael Bello

1-30-12 Excerpt From James Willstrop's New Book "Shot & A Ghost: A Year In The Brutal World Of Professional Squash"

1-30-12 Will Gens Takes On Nick Matthew

1-30-12 Briggs, Le Roux Bag Artemis Edinburgh Open Titles by Steve Cubbins

Hosts Hopeful Of World Cup Success In Chennai by Howard Harding

Yorkshire's World Stars Matthew & Willstrop Set Sights On National Glory by Howard Harding

Dinerman's TOC Finals Recap: Game-Changing Moment Leaves Willstrop Lamenting What Might Have Been

WSATub O’ Towels $50K Cleveland Classic Day 2: King, Hawkes, Urquhart, Kippax Advance, by Nathan Dugan

Samantha Teran Tumbles In Tough $50K WSA Cleveland Qualifying by Nathan Dugan

1-29-12 PSA Motor City Open Round One: Shorbagy Cruises, Qualifier Lee Shocks, by A.J. Hakim

Local Hopes Dashed In Women's Artemis Open Quarters by Matt Wagg

Artemis Edinburgh Men: Sean Stops Joel But Whippy Won't Be Denied, by Steve Cubbins

Number 5 Harvard Men Take Care Of Number 4 Rochester

Navy Battles Hard, Loses 7-2 To Yale

1-29-12 Chef Ming Tsai: You Can Learn A Lot About People When You Play Them In Squash

TV Fans Suspect Sherlock Holmes Used Squash Ball To Fake Own Demise

1-28-12 Experience Outweighed Youth In Women's Tournament of Champions by Matt Wagg 

1-28-12 Trinity Men Pressed But Beat Rochester 7-2 by David Kingsley

1-28-12 Yale Takes Over At #1 In New CSA Men's Rankings After 13-Year Trinity Run, by Michael Bello

1-28-12 Growing Pains For John White's Drexel Squads As New Courts Set To Open

1-28-12 $50K Detroit PSA Motor City Open: French Filet Aussies, Abbas In Fine Form by A.J. Hakim 

4th Annual CitySquash JAM Set For February 9th IN NYC

1-28-12 Squash In Mordor by Peter Heywood

Hardball’s Experiment With Austral Ball Continues At Howard Davis Memorial by Paul T. Chan

JP Morgan Tournament of Champions Finals: Matthew Over Willstrop In Four; Grinham Routs Pallikal

1-27-12 Tracy Gates Profiles Teenager Nour El Sherbini At the TOC

1-27-12 World's Top 10 Entered In $50K WSA Cleveland Classic; Qualifying Begins Today

1-27-12 Harvard Men Host Rochester Tomorrow, Look To Break 2-Match Skid

Yale's John Roberts Reflects On Historic Win

1-27-12 Trinity Player's Blog from Jay Kramer

1-27-12 Updated CSA Women's Team Rankings by Michael Bello

Job Opening: Asst Director - CitySquash - Bronx, NY

1-27-12 El Weleily's Run To  Greenwich Open Title Showcases One Of The Most Dangerous Players On Tour by Bob Hanscom    

1-27-12 UK Soccer Figure Calls Players & Twitter "Giving A Monkey A Chainsaw"

1-26-12 Willstrop, Matthew Through To Tonight's TOC Final -  World #1 Ranking On The Line - Pallikal v Grinham For WSA Title, by Beth Rasin

1-26-12 Courtside Blog: Finals Preview by Matthew Lombardi

1-26-12 Tonight's Men's Final Live On ESPN3 At 8:00 EST

Squash TV's Joey Barrington Under Scrutiny For Alleged Twitter Post Containing Anti-Gay Joke

1-26-12 TOC Great Point & Commentary: Shabana v Rodrizuez

1-26-12 Two More ToC Tips From The Women, by Tracy J. Gates

1-26-12 Upsets Creating College Parity by Catherine Coppinger

Women's British Open Prize Money At $95,000 by Matt Wagg

Video: New Episode Of Help My Squash Game, from Barb Cooper

1-25-12 Mudge And Gould Rally To Retain North American Open Doubles Crown by Rob Dinerman

1-25-12 Mid-Day ToC Summary: El-Sherbini, Natalie Grinham Roll Into Semis by Rob Dinerman

1-25-12 Matthew, Gaultier Over El Shorbagy, Shabana To Set Up Men's Semis TOC Showdown by Beth Rasin

1-25-12 Pallikal 11-9 In The Fifth Over Urquhart To Reach TOC Semis

Tonight's Men's Semifinals Live On ESPN3 At 7:00 EST

1-25-12 Willstrop: TOC Undoubtedly The Key Tournament In World Squash

1-25-12 Curly Hair Makes You a Better Squash Player – and other things learned at the ToC by Tracy J. Gates

1-25-12 The Squashist: The Empowering Effect of a Dose of TOC

1-25-12 Brown’s Erika Kohnen and Yale’s John Roberts Named CSA Players of the Week, by Michael Bello

1-25-12 Cornell Men Dominate Hamilton And Bates To Improve To 8-2

1-25-12 Mick Joint: Assaiante & Trinity Have Raised The Bar

1-25-12 Job Opening: CitySquash - Bronx, NY

1-25-12 Would Barring Non-US Citizens from US National Doubles Tourney Kill the Women’s Game? (I’m worried) by Sarah Odell

1-25-12 Aamir Atlas Says Pakistan Needs To Bring In Foreign Coaches

Allam British Open Tickets Set For Release As Championship Website Goes Live by David Hood

1-24-12 39-Year-Old Latasha Khan Stuns World Junior Champion El Tayeb In WSA Tournament of Champions 

1-24-12 Willstrop and Selby Advance To Semifinals of JP Morgan Tournament of Champions by Beth Rasin

Mr. Smith Visits The TOC - Impressions From A First Time Viewer

1-24-12 TOC Video and Comment: El Shorbagy-Richards

1-24-12 Tania Bailey Announces Retirement, As Injuries Cut Short Comeback Attempt

1-24-12 Harvard Women Stay Undefeated, Beat Trinity 8-1 by Marlee Melendy

Drexel and John White Cut The Ribbon On New $2 Million Seven-Court Complex

1-24-12 McGuinness and Lemmon Repeat at US Junior Doubles

Simpson Retains Bankers Hall Club Crown by Howard Harding

Allam British Open Defers Dates To Ease Fixture Congestion

1-24-12 Home Favorite Sarah Cardwell Prevails In WSA Australia Day Challenge 

Egypt Named As World Cup Under-21 Favourites

1-24-12 Seventh Time Lucky For Happy Hedrick by Howard Harding

Welshman Creed Marks Tour Breakthrough In Poland by Howard Harding

Seed-Crusher Karim Wins Barcelona Title by Howard Harding

North American Open Doubles Semis Recap: Jenson/Badan Upset Mathur/Leach, Will Face Mudge/Gould In Final By Rob Dinerman 

JP Morgan TOC Report: El Shorbagy Brothers Reach Quarterfinals by Beth Rasin

El Weleily Captures $35K Glo Greenwich Open by Liam Kenny

Simpson Sets Sights On Second Calgary Crown by Howard Harding

Yale Men Survive Scare From Rochester To Stay Unbeaten

Weekend College Highlights, from Michael Bello

Matthew Sometimes Annoyed At Lack Of Publicity

Q & A With Dipika Pallikal

1-23-12 Female Participation In College Sports Reaches All-Time High

Colombia's Rodriguez Upends Ashour At TOC As Matthew, Shabana, Gaultier Advance by Beth Rasin

1-22-12 Power Protege Maria Toor Pakay Advances To TOC Women's Qualifying Finals 

1-22-12 Shabana Admits Nearly Quitting After Career Crisis

1-22-12 TOC Courtside Blog from Matthew Lombardi

1-22-12 Trinity Men Bounce Back To Stop Strong Harvard Team 7-2, from David Kingsley

1-22-12 Assaiante Looks Ahead by Ryan Kartje

1-22-12 Raneem El Weleily & Joelle King To Square Off For $35K WSA Glo Greenwich Open Title

1-22-12 ISDA North American Open Doubles Quarters Results

Sole Seed Simpson Progresses In Calgary by Howard Harding

1-22-12 Fitness Motivates, Bonds Afghan and American Women 

Toronto's Razik Beats Illingworth In TOC First Round, Finishing Off US Hopes

1-21-12 England's Selby, World Junior Champ El Shorbagy Score Opening Day Tournament Of Champions Upsets by Beth Rasin

1-21-12 Jonathon Power Protege Maria Pakay In Action Today In TOC Women's Qualifier

1-21-12 Brett Erasmus Sits Down With Nick Matthew At The TOC

1-21-12 Shabana: Egyptian Players Excel At Spontaneous Decisions, by Andy Isaacson

1-21-12 Mexico's Teran Upsets World #6 Kasey Brown in WSA Greenwich Open; Pallikal OT In The Fifth Over Hawkes

1-21-12 Qualifiers Rule The Day In ISDA North American Open Doubles First Round by Greg McArthur

Sharpes Leads Upsets In Calgary by Howard Harding

1-21-12 Squash News Founders Tom and Hazel Jones Inducted Into Hall of Fame

1-21-12 Yale's Dave Talbott On The Trinity Win Aftermath: It's Been Off The Charts

1-21-12 Cornell Women's Team Enjoys San Francisco, by Clare Berner and Maggie Remsen

1-21-12 Updated Women's College Rankings from Michael Bello

Harrity Loses TOC Qualifying Final To South Africa's Coppinger

1-20-12 Scotland's Clyne Survives Marathon Match to Make TOC Main Draw by Beth Rasin

1-20-12 Courtside Blog: A Squash Junkie's Guide To The TOC

1-20-12 Tournament of Champions Men's Main Draw

1-20-12 Squash TV To Stream TOC Beginning Today

1-20-12 Willstrop Says Grand Central Atmosphere Shows Squash Belongs In The Olympics

1-20-12 Kasey Brown Over Amanda Sobhy In Five In $35K WSA Greenwich First Round

1-20-12 ISDA North American Open Doubles Qualifying Finals Today by Greg McArthur

1-20-12 Assaiante: Character Is Exposed In Failure, by Jeff Jacobs

1-20-12 After 14-Year Run, Squash Juggernaut Loses, by Paul Wachter

1-20-12 Video: Trinity Streak Match Point

1-20-12 San Diego Urban Squash Program Wins Fifth Straight National Girls' Team Title by Andrew Holets

1-20-12 Host Province Quebec Captures Canadian Masters' Team Title by Danny Da Costa

Manchester British Championships To Feature Top Two For The First Time by Howard Harding


Anne Bello On The Trinity Streak

1-19-12 Dave Talbott: "It's Hard To Put Into Words"

1-19-12 Harrity Stuns Mexico's Salazar In 1st Round TOC Qualifying; Gordon, Delierre Out

1-19-12 Sobhy Comes Back From Two-Love Down To Beat World #16 Kippax In Greenwich

Top World Ranking Up For Grabs In New York by Howard Harding

1-19-12 Q & A With Nick Matthew by Richard Fidler

Egypt's Abou El Einen Thriving At Brooks School In North Andover, MA

1-19-12 Aussie Squash Pioneer And POW Survivor Jack Garrett Dies At 92

New Greenwich CT Home With Court Asks $11.5M

El Tayeb Over Ubina In Five In $35K WSA Greenwich Open Qualifying

1-18-12 Undefeated Yale Men Take Shot At Trinity Streak Tonight, Live Streaming Available

1-18-12 Harrity Faces Mexico's Salazar Tonight As 1st Round TOC Qualifying Begins At Harvard & Princeton Clubs

PSA Signs Partnership Agreement With Adidas by Howard Harding

1-18-12 Atlas Khan, Qamar Zaman Say US Emerging As New Squash Hub

Willstrop: Tennis Players Have More Coaches Than Hot Dinners

1-18-12 Video: Cornell Men Versus Trinity from Michael Bello

1-18-12 TOC Court Construction Underway At Grand Central

Farag Over Harrity 11-4 In The 5th But Princeton Slips Past Harvard

1-17-12 Princeton Women Just Miss Against Number One Crimson

1-17-12 Ivy League Eligibility Issues Resolved For Harvard's Farag & Sobhy

1-17-12 Assaiante Featured Panelist At Coaches' Roundtable

Jack Wyant's Penn Men Coming Up Short But Battling

1-17-12 Legends To Rock Grand Central TOC On Thursday

Shabana Day On Vancouver’s North Shore by Paul Marley

Allam British Open Joins 2012 PSA World Series by Howard Harding

March Canary Wharf Classic Set, Willstrop To Return As World #1 by Alan Thatcher

ISDA Report: Mudge and Gould Power Their Way To Boston Title by Rob Dinerman

1-16-12 David Palmer Over John White 22-20 In The Fourth To Cap Foley Squash Shop PST Phoenix Open

1-16-12 Jonathon Power Protege Maria Pakay Wins WSA Liberty Bell Open by Dominic Hughes

Special Significance In Maria Toor Pakay's Liberty Bell Win by Bob Hanscom

1-16-12 Shabana, Ashour To Contest $50K Vancouver PSA Final

Khan Survives All-Pakistani Qatar Climax by Howard Harding

1-16-12 Trinity Men Beat Franklin & Marshall 8-1 To Extend Streak To 252 by David Kingsley

1-16-12 Amanda Sobhy Makes Harvard Debut In 7-2 Win Over Penn

1-16-12 Weekend College Highlights from Michael Bello

Boston ISDA Update: Top Two Seeds Surge To Final by Rob Dinerman

1-15-12 Nelson Montgomery Graves, Jr, 1926-2012, Multiple Age-Group U. S. National Doubles Champion  by Rob Dinerman

Shabana Back To His Best In Vancouver by Howard Harding

Farag Makes Collegiate Debut As Harvard Shuts Down Penn

1-15-12 Brett Erasmus: Rumors Of Trinity's Demise Exaggerated...For Now

Oxfordshire Pair Play For 31 Hours, Claim Guiness World Record

1-15-12 Harvard College Squash & Scholarship, by Victor Niederhoffer

Trinity Men Hold Off Cornell, Streak At 251 by David Kingsley

Egyptians Progress In Vancouver PSA, Illingworth & Razik 1st Round Casualties by Howard Harding

1-14-12 Boston ISDA Quarterfinal Results

1-14-12 Trinity Women Return To Action With Impressive Win Over Big Red by David Kingsley

1-14-12 JP Rothie Named Interim Pro At LA Athletic Club by Bob Hanscom

1-14-12 February Under-21 World Cup Teams Announced

Job Opening: Pro - Mississauga, Ontario

BJO U-15 Champ Israr Ahmed Destined To Restore Pakistan's Pride by Natasha Raheel

Jon Power Giving Back, by Mick Joint

1-14-12 Updated College Men's Team Rankings from Michael Bello

1-14-12 Cheap Sensors To Enable New Smartphone Fitness Gadgets

Head USA Moving From Connecticut To Colorado

Foley Squash Shop PST Phoenix Open Features Former World #1s Palmer & White

Egyptians Lead Upsets In Vancouver by Howard Harding

New York Hosts Year's First PSA World Series Challenge, Ashour Withdraws 

1-13-12 TOC Schedule

1-13-12 Bates Women Get First Ever Win Against Willams, Snapping 0-for-23 Streak

1-13-12 Updated CSA Women's Team Rankings, from Michael Bello

1-13-12 Manhattan Beach, California, Club Trying To Add Courts

Tennis' New Global Developmental Ball Problematic

Trinity Streak Faces Key Tests Beginning Tomorrow by David Keating

1-12-12 Winter/Spring ISDA Tour Schedule Features New Partnerships And Intrigue by Rob Dinerman

1-12-12 Seeds Take A Battering In 1st Round PSA Vancouver Comfort Inn Qualifying by Paul Marley

1-12-12 Video Interview: Willstrop On Reaching #1 by Jon Turner

1-12-12 Wendy Lawrence's George Washington Wins At 1-2 But Falls To Navy

Yale Financial Aid Policies Expand Pool Of Potential Recruits

1-12-12 CSA Award Nominations Due, Summaries by Michael Bello

Racquet Sports The Safe Choice For High School Boys?

New Brunswick's Darlene Acton Balances Squash, Competitive Firefighting

Federal Class Action Suit Filed Against Bally Fitness

1-11-12 Merion Celebrates Golden Anniversary William White Invitational In Glorious Fashion by Rob Dinerman

1-11-12 El Shorbagy & Whitlock Top Latest WSF World Junior Circuit Rankings by Howard Harding

1-11-12 Champions Surrey Health Regain PSL Group Lead by Howard Harding

Canadian National Team Championships Recap, Alberta & Quebec Victorious by Danny DaCosta

1-11-12 Willstrop: Fabulous Week For The Sport

Video Interview: Nicol David On Life At The Top, by Jon Turner

Video: World Series Men's Final, Shabana v Gaultier

Bates' Parris, Navy's McGuinness College Players Of The Week by Michael Bello

1-11-12 Columbia Wins At The Top But Falls To Navy 7-2

1-11-12 Inside The Ivy League's Athletic Academic Index by Bill Pennington

1-11-12 Faraz Khan Leads Greenwich High School In Second Varsity Season

British Junior Open Recap, Egyptians Dominant by Howard Harding

1-10-12 Sharpes Shakes Off Shaun For Gard Glory 

1-10-12 Job Opening: Pro - Stamford, Connecticut

PST Requiring All Players To Wear Black Knight Eye Protection

1-10-12 Princeton Men Handle Number Four Rochester 

Two Dartmouth Players Profiled by Kevin Cox

Squash Starts To Solve The Enigma Of Its Popularity by Jon Turner

Nimick Says Grand Central TOC Draw Deepest Ever 

1-10-12 Alberta Wins Canadian Men's National Teams'

Shabana Wins Historic PSA World Series Finals Crown by Howard Harding

Nicol David Claims  Women’s ATCO World Series Finals Title In Tight Three by Elliot Selby

1-9-12 Weekend College Highlights from Michael Bello

1-9-12 Supreet Singh Wins PST Connecticut Open

1-9-12 Video: Illingworth On The Lob Serve

1-9-12 Pro Diary: The Year Ahead from Kashif Shuja

1-8-12 Shabana & Gaultier To Contest Queen's Climax by Howard Harding

David & Perry Progress To World Series Final On Live TV by Matt Wagg

1-8-12 World Series Semis Photo Galleries from Jordan Mansfield

1-8-12 Susan Devoy Pays Tribute To NZ Hot Air Balloon Crash Victims

1-8-12 Manulife Canadian Men’s Team Championships 2012 by Dave Morrish

1-8-12 The Future Is Egyptian, yes? from the Squashist

1-8-12 Navy Hammers Bowdoin And Colby

1-8-12 Old Wesleyan Squash Building Revamped

Howard Davis Memorial Wide Court Hardball In Atlantic City by Tefft Smith

1-7-12 Darwish Completes Semi-Finals Line-Up At Queen's by Howard Harding

David, Perry, Duncalf, Massaro Into WSA World Series Semis by Elliot Selby

1-7-12 The PST’s Joe McManus Responds To Yesterday’s PSA Statement

1-7-12 Super Seven for Egypt in Sheffield British Junior Open by Steve Cubbins

1-7-12 Ashley Davies Misses Out In Technifibre BJO

1-7-12 Know Your Players, Never Let Up by Paul Assaiante and James Zug

Dunlop Donating Beginner Balls Worldwide

1-7-12 Andy Murray Needs To Learn From Willstrop, by Simon Briggs

1-7-12 Strobe Goggles May Improve Reaction Time

1-7-12 CSA Seeking Wetzel Award Nominees, by Michael Bello

1-6-12 US Squash Doubles Committee Votes To Eliminate The 50% ISDA Rule For 2012 National Doubles Championships by Rob Dinerman

1-6-12 PSA Director Addresses Finance Questions, PST Ban

Grinham Out Of WSA World Series Contention by Elliot Selby

Shabana Makes Sixth World Series Finals Semi by Howard Harding

1-6-12 PSA Sky Sports Breakthrough At Queen's

Men's TOC Draw Released

1-6-12 Squash Making A Comeback Down Under by Jay Buchan

CSA Video: Smith v Colgate from Michael Bello

Midshipmen Back In Action In Maine

1-5-12 World No1 Willstrop Quashes Darwish At Queen's by Howard Harding

David, Perry, Duncalf, Grinham First Round WSA World Series Winners

1-5-12 New Episode of Help My Squash Game, from Barb Cooper

1-5-12 PST’s Ned Marks Profiled

CSA Looking For Scholar/Athlete Nominations

1-5-12 Video: Ashour-Nicol - Slow Motion Split-Step

World Series PSA & WSA Finals Underway Today by James Fattal

Laura Massaro Looks To Build On Two ’11 Wins Over Nicol David

1-4-12 WS Finals Represent A Corner Turned, by Rod Gilmour

WS Finals Matchups 

Terror Suspect Arrested At UK Squash Club Faces Extradition 

Matthew Joins Ashour On Sidelines For Tomorrow’s World Series Finals

1-3-12 PST’s McManus Announces Planned International Expansion

1-3-12 Willstrop Facing New Challenge Of Staying On Top

Pakistan Names Jamshed Gul National Team Coach

1-3-12 Blogs Redux from The Squashist

1-2-12 Cultural Shift In World Junior Play by Rod Gilmour

1-2-12 Video: Physical Training For Squash Part Six

Video Classic: Power v Shabana - 2006

1-2-12 Anticipation, by Will Carlin

1-2-12 ITF Eliminates Standard Balls From Worldwide 10+Under Tennis

Willstrop, Matthew, Gaultier Confirmed New PSA Top 3 by Howard Harding

Dipika Pallikal Becomes First Indian Woman Into WISPA Top 15

Squash Australia Declares Revival As Ten New Centres Developed In 2011

1-1-12 A 2011 Favorite: Bryan Patterson Leads The CitySquash Coast-to-Coast Charity Bicycle Ride...

1-1-12 ...And Discovers Mysterious Squash Memorabilia At A Southern Missouri Campground

1-1-12 Westchester’s Sleepy Hollow Country Club Marks 100th Anniversary 

Are Football Programs Bad For Colleges? by Jordan Weissmann

How Sportswriting Has Changed Over 100 Years by Henry Fetter

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