England’s Nick Matthew (pic le) moves into his 5th successive month as world No1, according to the May PSA Men’s World Rankings. The world champion heads an unchanged top ten, with Egyptian rival Ramy Ashour at No2; fellow Egyptian Karim Darwish – winner of April’s Kolkata International in India – in 3rd place; and England’s James Willstrop at No4. Egypt’s Wael El Hindi (pic ri) moves up 3 places to No13 following his successful campaign in last month’s Berkshire Open in the USA. May 2011 top 15 (inc. points average): 1  Nick Matthew ENG 1,568; 2  Ramy Ashour EGY 1,296; 3  Karim Darwish EGY 1,022; 4  James Willstrop ENG 897; 5  Amr Shabana EGY 832; 6  Gregory Gaultier FRA 747; 7  Peter Barker ENG 618; 8  Thierry Lincou FRA 557; 9  Mohamed El Shorbagy EGY 470; 10  Azlan Iskandar MAS 434; 11  David Palmer AUS 409; 12  Daryl Selby ENG 384; 13  Wael El Hindi EGY 378; 14  Hisham Ashour EGY 358; 15  Laurens Jan Anjema NED 357.
Selby scored the best win of his career!
While Daryl Selby celebrated the best win of his career when he recorded his first ever victory over England team-mate Nick Matthew, the 5th seeded Frenchman Greg Gaultier (pic red) beats England’s Adrian Grant (pic blue) 11-3, 11-4, 11-6. Egyptians Am…
Matthew extends World No1 lead!
The Canary Wharf Classic title success in London last month has extended Englishman Nick Matthew’s (pic, le) lead at the top of the Dunlop PSA Men’s World Squash Rankings, according to the April list published today by the PSA. In an unchanged top ten,…
Ramy Ashour strengthens world no1 position!
Ramy Ashour (pic) has strengthened his grip on the world number one ranking, according to the November Dunlop PSA rankings. Ashour was successful in 8 Super Series tournaments this year, in which he reached one semi-final, 4 runner-up places and took 3…
World Series Finals: Darwish out – Walker in!
A hamstring injury sustained in last year’s Saudi PSA World Open has caused Egypt’s world No3 Karim Darwish to pull out of next week’s ATCO PSA World Series Finals in London. Darwish will be replaced in the eight-man field by Alister Walker (pic), the …
Ramy and Grant retired at the World Open!
In the last eight matches of the Saudi World Open’s day two, six round two matches gone the way the seedings predicted it and two ended with surprises. Australian Stewart Boswell (pic le) and Pakistan’s Aamir Atlas Khan did benefit from their oppon…