Laura Massaro

Laura Massaro Women’s World Champion!

"To be honest I was really nervous," admitted the jubilant champion after the match. "I've never really felt this nervous even though I made the final of the 2012 worlds”, said the new champion Massaro.
World No2 Laura Massaro fought off a courageous attack by teenage Egyptian giant-killer Nour El Sherbini in the final of the Women's World Squash Championship in Malaysia to become the 3rd Englishwoman to win the world title after Martine le Moignan (1989) und Cassie Jackman (1999).

El Sherbini downed David in World Championship!

“I’m also the second player from my country to make the final after Omneya so I’m really happy and I hope Egypt will be proud of me too,” said Nour El Sherbini (ri).
In front of the World No 1’s home crowd (more than 2.000), the 18-year-old teenager Nour El Sherbini beat the favourite Nicol David 11-4, 9-11, 6-11, 11-2, 9-11 in the semi-finals of the Women’s World Championship in Penang to gatecrash into the final as unseeded player

David survives – El Sherbini surprises at Penang Worlds!

Alison Waters vs Nour El Sherbini (Women's World Championships 2014)
Home favourite Nicol David survived a 76 minutes fight against France's Camille Serme in the quarter-finals of the Penang CIMB Women's World Squash Championship - but the World No1 did just enough to scrape through 9-11, 11-5, 11-5, 6-11, 11-4 to the last 4 in Penang, Malaysia.

Massaro and Gaultier taking Windy City titles!

It was the 1st time Englishwoman Laura Massaro and Frenchman Greg Gaultier presenting the trophy together at a World Series Event. Time will show if they are able to repeat it (pic: Marian Kraus).
England's Laura Massaro and France’s Gregory Gaultier, both World No2, taking the 2014 Windy City Open titles in Chicago in contrasting styles.

Massaro meets El Welily in Windy City final!

"I was really pleased to come through the match," said Laura Massaro (ri) after her semi-final success against Camille Serme (le), which was lasting 90 minutes (pic: Marian Kraus).
England's world No2 Laura Massaro (ri) survived her longest match for more than 6 years when she overcame French rival Camille Serme (le) in a dramatic 5-game Women's semi-final at the Windy City Open in Chicago.

Camille Crushes Waters in Chicago upset!

World No6 Camille Serme (ri) secured her place in the semi-final of the Windy City Open after beating England’s World No4 Alison Waters (le) in straight games (pic: Marian Kraus).
France's Camille Serme (ri) claimed an unexpected place in the semis of the Women's Windy City Open after despatching 3rd-seeded Alison Waters (le, ENG) in straight games (11-4, 14-12, 11-6) in Chicago, USA.

David and Shabana taking ToC title!

"Everything came together for me this week. You can do all the training you want but you still need things to go your way and that's what happened for me this week," said Amr Shabana (pic: Steve Line).
It was squash queen Nicol David and squash maestro Amr Shabana who dominated the finals at the 2014 JP Morgan Tournament of Champions (ToC) in New York.

Top seeds David and Massaro in ToC final!

"I had to put the pressure on with good depth. I found the front corners of the court today as well. After two rounds of play on the glass court, I always see the ball better", Nicol David said (pic: Steve Line).
The top 2 seeds will contest the final of the J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions after Malaysian favourite Nicol David (front) and England's World No2 Laura Massaro survived testing women's semi-finals in the iconic Vanderbilt Hall at Grand Central Terminal in New York ...
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