England’s Nick Matthew and New Zealander Joelle King (pic) will be going for double gold in the Commonwealth Games Squash Doubles finals after both survived arduous semi-finals in Delhi. Matthew, the world No2 who won singles gold for the first time, partnered Adrian Grant to an 11-10, 11-9 win in 65 minutes over 4th seeded Australians Ryan Cuskelly & Cameron Pilley in the Men’s Doubles semi-finals. Joelle King, the world No24, had to play three matches. After first winning her Mixed Doubles quarter-final with Martin Knight, the 22-year-old paired up with Jaclyn Hawkes to upset Australia’s No2 seeds Lisa Camilleri & Amelia Pittock 5-11, 11-5, 11-5 in a Women’s Doubles semi – then immediately afterwards linked back with Knight in their 11th-seeded Mixed partnership to see off the third-seeded Malaysians Nicol David & Ong Beng Hee 11-7, 11-10 in 53 minutes. Men’s Doubles Final:  Adrian Grant & Nick Matthew (ENG) v  Stewart Boswell & David Palmer (AUS). Women’s Doubles Final:  Jenny Duncalf & Laura Massaro (ENG) v  Jaclyn Hawkes & Joelle King (NZL) Mixed Doubles Final:  Kasey Brown & Cameron Pilley (AUS) v  Joelle King & Martin Knight (NZL).
Double Double’s chance for Kasey Brown in Delhi!
Some days ago we asked who would be able to break the English dominance at the Commonwealth Games in Dehli. As the Doubles are in different progress it seems to be the biggest chance at the women’s doubles. Three out of four semi-finalist are not fro…
England’s Nick Matthew wins gold in Delhi!
England’s world number two squash player Nick Matthew (pic le) achieved “the most important thing in my career so far” when he beat fellow countryman James Willstrop (pic ri) in the men’s Commonwealth Games singles final in Delhi to win his first gold …
Brown doubled doubles title in Melbourne!
Australia’s Kasey Brown (pic) boosted her chances of doubles squash medal success in next month’s Commonwealth Games in Delhi with two titles in the finals of the Australian Open Doubles Championships. In an all-Australian Women’s Doubles final, the 25…
Scots down English in Commonwealth Doubles upset!
Alan Clyne (pic) and Harry Leitch pulled off a major upset in the quarter-finals action in the Commonwealth Games Squash Doubles when the Scots downed England’s 3rd seeds Peter Barker and Daryl Selby in straight games to reach the Men’s Doubles semi-fi…
Iskandar and Brown Reduce British Advance In Delhi!
Malaysia’s Azlan Iskandar (pic) and Australian Kasey Brown pulled off notable upsets over their opponents in the quarter-finals in the Commonwealth Games to claim unexpected places in the play-offs for medals in Delhi. Brown claimed her 2nd win over No…