Nick Matthew’s nickname!

Sweating Blood: My Life In Squash will be launched during the AJ Bell World Squash Championship to be staged in Manchester, England from the 26th October to 3rd November.
The tournament comperes love to refer to us players by our nicknames. Many of these monikers were originally coined by the main Squash TV commentator Joey Barrington in an effort to reintroduce to squash some of the gladiatorial features the sport ...

David and Gaultier new US Open Champions!

Nicol David and Greg Gaultier have won the US Open title for the 2nd time - David in 2010 and Gaultier in 2006 (photo: U.S. Squash Open).
Malaysian Nicol David and Frenchman Greg Gaultier are the new US Open champions. As David beat Laura Massaro from England in 5 tough games (13-11, 11-13, 7-11, 11-8, 11-5) to repeat her last year's title, Gaultier ...

Gaultier and Matthew in US Open final!

"I stuck to my game plan and was pleased with how I played in the first two games," said Gaultier, whose defeat of Darwish ends a four-year Egyptian stranglehold on the title (photo: U.S. Open Squash).
The 1st US Open semi-final between Egyptian Karim Darwish and Frenchman Greg Gaultier was a repeat of last year's quarter-final. This time Gaultier needed 46 minutes to take the 11-7, 11-4, 12-10 victory and making his 4th PSA Tour final in a row.

Darwish, Gaultier, Willstrop and Matthew set up US Open semis!

"I really wanted to win this one and it's such a great feeling to be in the semi-final of the US Open. There were a few collisions in the second", said Karim Darwish after his victory.
[1] Gregory Gaultier (FRA) v [4] Karim Darwish (EGY) [2] James Willstrop (ENG) v [3] Nick Matthew (ENG) will be the semi-final line-up which will go on in a few hours in Philadelphia. At the quarters the World No3 James Willstrop was in sparkling form when he beat Simon Rosner - the world No12 from Germany 11-5, 11-2, 8-11, 11-9.

Laura and Low line up US Open semi!

"It's one of my best wins, but there was no pressure on me, so I just had to stick in and that seemed to work in my favour today," said the jubilant winner Wern (photo: U.S. Open Squash).
Laura & Low line up US Open semi!

In her 1st ever victory over the world No3 from Egypt, Low Wee Wern (le) upset 2012 runner-up Raneem El Weleily (ri) in the quarter-finals of the U.S. Open Championship (7-11, 11-8, 7-11, 11-9, 11-8) in Philadelphia to ensure double Malaysian interest in the semi-finals for the 1st time in the event's history.

Wern will meet in the semi-final World No2 Laura Massaro (ENG) who beat Kasey Brown (AUS) (10-12, 11-4, 11-8, 11-5) after coming back from 1 game down.

In the 2nd semi, World No1 Nicol David (MAS) will face Joelle King (NZL), after dispatching Madeline Perry (IRE) in straight games (11-6, 11-6, 11-4). Before King surprisingly beat 4th seed Alison Waters (ENG) 12-10, 11-2, 11-3 in just 37 minutes.


Rosner reaches goal at US Open!

"It's amazing, it's always my goal to get to the quarters in big tournaments. It's an amazing feeling. I love this tournament and I love coming back here”, exclaimed Rosner after his victory in 62 minutes.
Germany's Simon Rosner (le) achieved his goal to reach the quarter-finals of a PSA World Series event when he upset 8th-seeded Egyptian Tarek Momen (ri) 11-7, 10-12, 11-2, 11-9 on the last 16 round action in U.S. Open in Philadelphia.

Ramy Ashour miss US Open!

Ramy Ashour, World Champion 2008 and 2012, aims for his 3rd title - all this in the city of Manchester where he won his first one.
As Ramy Ashour is not playing at the US Open, the squash fans will get the next chance to see the the World No1 in 12 days at the AJ Bell World Squash Championship in Manchester.

AJ Bell World Championship pick up pace!

Maserati's involvement is a coup for the competition which will feature 64 of the planet's best squash players battling it out for the right to be crowned champion of the world .
Maserati, 1 of the world's most iconic luxury sports car brands, have become the latest partner of the AJ Bell World Squash Championship which takes place in Manchester, England, from 26 October to 3 November.
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