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Men’s World Team’s mascot is called boastie!

The name of the Men’s World Team’s mascot is found: It’s called “boastie” and it will be pleased to meet you in Paderborn …

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Stand around the ASB glass court completed!

The building of the stand around the ASB glass court is completed. Check out the video document of this hard work …


Searching the name of the World Team’s mascot!

Germany needs the support of all the I love squash fans out there – they are looking for a name of their Men’s World Team Championships mascot. Come on make a call right now …

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Pinnwand-Fotos
Hi Squash Fans! Take part at our competition and win 2 tickets for the opening day on Sunday, 21st of august!!!
Tell us what our Squash-WMTC-Squirrel should be called!! Closing date is Monday, 15th!


David and Duncalf to play for Australian Open crown!

Nicol David (pic le) took a step closer to her 1st Australian Open title when she downed former champion Rachael Grinham (pi cri) in the semi-finals. In front of a enthusiastic crowd at Canberra’s Royal Theatre, David downed all Australian home hopes in just 34 minutes to claim the opening semi-final 11-7, 13-11, 11-7. The Malaysian world No1 will take on world No2 Jenny Duncalf of England in the final. Before 2nd seeded dethroned defending champion Madeline Perry of Ireland after 4 games of play 11-8, 11-9, 2-11, 11-4, where Duncalf just let go the 3rd game. As David leads the match stats with a huge advance by 25 to 2 matches she carries the favourite’s cloak without any doubt.

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Egypt retain Women’s World Junior title!

Favourites Egypt successfully retained their title in the Women’s World Junior Team Championship – but hosts USA, celebrating their first appearance in the climax, forced the tie into a decider after 2010 champion Amanda Sobhy defeated the newly-crowned individual world champion Nour El Tayeb on the final day in Boston. Defending champions Egypt made a great start to the final as Nouran El Torky beat a nervous Sabrina Sobhy 11-9, 11-3, 11-3. Then Amanda Sobhy drew level as she beat El Tayeb 11-9, 6-11, 11-6, 11-9 to force a decider. But less than half an hour later, Egypt made sure of the title when Nour El Sherbini, winner of the 2009 title and runner-up in the 2011 championship, beat Olivia Blatchford 11-8, 11-3, 11-8. In the bronze medal play-off, 6th seeds Hong Kong beat India, the 3rd seeds, 2/1.

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Hosts USA to face Egypt in dream World final!

Hosts USA survived a tense semi-final battle (2:1) against India in the WSF Women’s World Junior Team Championship to set up a dream final with defending champions Egypt in Boston. Amanda Sobhy put the hosts into the lead with an 11-8, 11-8, 11-5 victory over Indian Anaka Alankamony. The tie was turned on its head when India’s Saumya Karki played the game of her life to beat experienced Olivia Blatchford 11-7, 11-8, 11-9 in 28 minutes. US No4 Haley Mendez won the decider against India’s Aparajitha Balamurukan 11-8, 4-11, 11-9, 11-9 which delighted the packed crowd. By comparison, favourites Egypt strolled into the final – for the 5th time in a row – after beating 6th seeds Hong Kong China 2/0. Egypt’s two world individual championships finalists Nour El Tayeb and Nour El Sherbini produced convincing displays – world champion El Tayeb beating Ho Ka Po 11-3, 11-2, 11-4 and former champion El Sherbini overcoming Ka-Yi Lee 11-5, 10-12, 12-10, 11-2.

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Hong Kong battle into World Junior semis!

Two years after claiming a surprise place in the final of the WSF Women’s World Junior Team Squash Championship, 6th seeds Hong Kong (pic) again upset the seedings to earn a semi-final berth in Boston. In the all-Asian tie Hong Kong beat 4th seed Malaysia 2-1 to face firm favourites Egypt, who cruised to a 3/0 win over 10th seeds Wales. 3rd seed India overcame 4th seed England to meet host USA, who had a 2-1 win over 9th seed New Zealand, in the other semi-final.

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New Zealand & Wales make World quarter-finals!

After the qualifying action in the Women’s World Junior Team Championship, 9th seeds New Zealand and 10th seeds Wales claimed unexpected quarter-final places, when they overcame higher seeds Canada and Australia. 4th seed England slipped up, when they lost 1-2 to 5th seed Malaysia. Quarter-final line-up: [1] EGYPT v [10] WALES; [5] MALAYSIA v [6] HONG KONG CHINA; [3] INDIA v [4] ENGLAND; [2] USA v [9] NEW ZEALAND.
Women’s World Junior Squash Championships 2011 | Boston
www.worldsquash.org

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