Australian 6th seed Kasey Brown (pic le) had to fight hard for 5 games on the ASB Glass Court build up at the Luxor Theatre in Rotterdam to overcome 11th seed Raneem El Weleily (pic ri) of Egypt 4-11, 11-7, 11-3, 6-11, 11-8 and take a place in the quarters. Afterwards World Open titleholder Nicol David (Mas) beat Egyptian youngster Nour El Sherbini 11-7, 11-6, 11-7 to take the predicted place in the quarter-finals.
Brown downs World Champion in Philadelphia!
Australian Kasey Brown (pic ri) pulled off the biggest win of her career when she beat top seed and World No1 Nicol David (pic le) of Malaysia in the quarter-finals of the US Open in Philadelphia. Brown had never beaten David in nine previous meetings …
Egyptian teenager on the run in Doha!
15-years-old Nour El Sherbini (pic ri) and 17-years-old Nour El Tayeb (pic le) produced the biggest upsets in the 2nd round action at the Qatar Classic in Doha. Sherbini overcame Australia’s 10th seed Donna Urquhart in straight games (11-8, 11-7, 11-…
Whitlock wipes out Blatchford in World quarters!
Emily Whitlock (pic), a 17-year-old from England in her maiden appearance in the Women’s World Junior Championships, stormed into the semi-finals in Boston, USA, after upsetting 18-year-old home hope Olivia Blatchford 11-8, 11-8, 11-7. Whitlock will no…
Nicol David wins fifth World Open title!
Malaysia’s Nicol David won a record-equalling 5th World Open squash title when she beat local hope Omneya Abdel Kawy in straight games (11-5, 11-8, 11-6) in the final Soho Square Women’s World Open at Sharm El Sheikh. Abdel Kawy, the fourth seed from C…
Metwally leads Egyptian quintet into World quarters!
Mariam Ibrahim Metwally (pic) became the youngest – and the only unseeded – player to claim a place in the quarter-finals of the Women’s World Junior Individual Championships after upsetting Egyptian compatriot Kanzy Emad El-Defrawy in the 4th round in…