David and Shabana taking ToC title!

"Everything came together for me this week. You can do all the training you want but you still need things to go your way and that's what happened for me this week," said Amr Shabana (pic: Steve Line).
It was squash queen Nicol David and squash maestro Amr Shabana who dominated the finals at the 2014 JP Morgan Tournament of Champions (ToC) in New York.

Top seeds David and Massaro in ToC final!

"I had to put the pressure on with good depth. I found the front corners of the court today as well. After two rounds of play on the glass court, I always see the ball better", Nicol David said (pic: Steve Line).
The top 2 seeds will contest the final of the J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions after Malaysian favourite Nicol David (front) and England's World No2 Laura Massaro survived testing women's semi-finals in the iconic Vanderbilt Hall at Grand Central Terminal in New York ...

Gaultier and Shabana to contest ToC final!

"I'm happy to make the final but I'm trying to take it day by and day and do my best. Playing in a final at Grand Central is an amazing experience”, Amr Shabana (ri) said after the victory (pic: Steve Line).
Top-seeded Frenchman Gregory Gaultier and 4-time World Champion Amr Shabana will contest the final of the 2014 JP Morgan Tournament of Champions after impressive semi-final victories at Grand Central Terminal in New York.

Gaultier and Shorbaby grabbing ToC Semi Slot!

"I'm try to recover now - tomorrow will be another day. I hope to stick to my game plan again. I'v been working on my mental side and it seems to work", Greg Gaultier concluded (pic: Steve Line).
France's World No2 Gregory Gaultier (front) booked his place in the JP Morgan Tournament of Champions semi-finals for the 3rd year in a row after defeating German Simon Rosner (back) in straight games (12-10, 11-6, 11-7 in 57 minutes) at Grand Central Terminal in New York.

Shabana outs Matthew in ToC quarter-final!

Amr Shabana (le) is enjoying his 14th appearance in the ToC since making his debut in 1999, as the maestro won the title in 2006 and 2007 (pic: Steve Line).
Egypt's 4-time World Champion Amr Shabana (le) pulled off a major upset in the JP Morgan Tournament of Champions when he beat England’s 3-time World Champion and World No1 Nick Matthew (ri) in a thrilling 5-game quarter-final in New York.

Rosner downs Darwish to make ToC quarters!

"I'm very pleased with how I played tonight - I think that was one of the biggest scalps of my career so far," said Rosner (front) after his sensational victory (pic: Steve Line).
At day 2 of the split 2nd round format, Germany’s World No13 Simon Rosner (front) played against the odds, when he beat Egypt's World No6 Karim Darwish (back) in straight games (11-2, 12-10, 11-5) to booked his places as the only unseeded player in the quarter-finals of the JP Morgan Tournament of Champions in New York.

Seeds making quarters in New York!

"I think today I played as well as I ever could. LJ is a big guy with a lot of great skills so I was very focused to play the right game against him", said Shabana.
On day 1 of the split round format of the 2nd round matches all seeded players booked their places in the quarter-finals for the JP Morgan Tournament of Champions played in New York’s Grand Central Terminal.

Rosner beat Ghosal in epic ToC-battle!

"The first games were crazily intense and we both played great squash. Saurav played unbelievable shots throughout the match so I'm really happy to win”, said Simon Rosner after the match.
Germany’s World No13 Simon Rosner (front) survived an epic 100-minute encounter against Indian World No 15 Saurav Ghosal (back) during the 2nd day 1st round of action at the JP Morgan Tournament of Champions at Grand Central Terminal in New York.
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