The 1st night at the London Docklands is over – 4 matches have been played so far. Only the last match between England’s Joey Barrington (pic ri) and Matthew Karwalski (pic le) from Australia made the spectators happy. After 68 minutes of play Barrington got the better end in the final game to take the 11-7, 10-12, 11-8, 6-11, 11-4 victory. More 1st round results:  James Willstrop (ENG) bt [Q] Charles Sharpes (ENG) 11-5, 11-9, 11-5 (26m);  Peter Barker (ENG) bt [Q] Robbie Temple (ENG) 11-4, 11-8, 11-5 (74m, including technical break); Stewart Boswell (AUS) bt [Q] Henrik Mustonen (FIN) 11-3, 11-2, 11-3 (22m).
Khalifa captures Canary Islands crown!
Second seed Amr Khaled Khalifa (pic) prevailed in the all-Egyptian final of Canary Islands Open to win his first PSA World Tour title since becoming world junior champion in August. The 18-year-old from Cairo was taken the full distance in the semi-fin…
Coppinger downs Barrington to take Finnish Open crown!
South Africa’s Stephen Coppinger (pic) scored his 2nd upset in 24 hours to win the Finnish Open in Mikkeli. It was after dismissing Egypt’s No2 seed Omar Abdel Aziz in straight games (11-7, 11-9, 14-12) in the semi-finals that Coppinger, the 3rd seed, …
Mister „incredible“ Ashour downs Matthew!
Egyptian World No.2 Ramy Ashour (pic le) showed another fantastic performance tonight, when he beat World No.1 Nick Matthew (pic ri) from England in 4 games (11-3, 7-11, 11-9, 11-7). Ashour was able to get his magic back in the game again, after he had…
Iskandar outs British Champion Selby in Richmond!
New British National squash champion Daryl Selby admitted that he was “feeling flat” as he crashed out of the 1st round of the North American Open to Malaysian Azlan Iskandar (pic), who defeated 7th seed Selby after losing the opening game, hitting bac…
First round complete in Kuwait!
The last 4 matches of the 1st round at Green Island have been short stories. 4th seeded Karim Darwish had the longest turn, when his Hungarian opponent Mark Krajcsak was playing very well and was able to level to 1:1. But in game 3 and 4 Darwish accele…