England (pic, white-blue) retained the European Junior (U19) Team Squash Championship title in style by beating second seeds Belgium (pic, blue) 3/0 in the final of the European Squash Federation event in Kriens, Switzerland. The victory, their 25th in the 28-year history of the championships, rounded off a highly-successful campaign in Kriens where team members Nathan Lake and Emily Whitlock had earlier won the individual European titles. Belgium celebrating their 1st ever appearance in the final. In the play-off for 3rd place, 5th seeds Czech Republic stunned 5 times runners-up France, the 3rd seeds, 2/1 to secure their best finish in their 14th appearance in the championships.
England celebrate European Junior Double!
Top seeds Nathan Lake and Emily Whitlock ensured an English double at the European Junior (U19) Individual Championships after straight games wins in the finals in Kriens, Switzerland. After the first all-English men’s semi-final line-up in the tournam…
European Team Championships will be split!
The European Squash Federation has decided to run the European Team Championships (ETC) in a new format. The increasing size of the ETC, which feature almost 50 teams, has led to difficulties in finding hosts. “Only a few countries have facilities lo…
Egypt reclaims World Junior Team title in Quito!
In a dramatic climax at the Men’s World Junior Team Championship in Quito, top seeds Egypt beat defending champions Pakistan 2/1 to win the title for the 3rd time after 1994 and 2006. New world individual champion Amr Khaled Khalifa put the favourites …
Egypt and Pakistan to contest World Junior Team Final!
Egypt and Pakistan will meet in the Men’s World Junior Team Championship final for the fourth time in a row. The two top seeded teams won the semi-finals in the Ecuador capital Quito in contrasting styles. Favourites Egypt defeated surprise semi-finali…