Despite being 'devastated' by the IOC decision to choose wrestling ahead of Squash as the 'new' sport to join the 2020 Olympic Games many squash fans, players and officials are convinced that squash has a 'great future'.
Ramy Ashour moves into his 7th successive month at the top of the PSA Men's World Squash Rankings to establish his longest unbroken run as World No1in the July list published by the Professional Squash Association.
4 of the leading squash players in the world will come together to compete for the inaugural KPMG Grand Slam Cup in Frankfurt, Germany, on 8 May 2013. The innovative one-night squash spectacular will feature Egypt's current World No1, reigning World Champion and recent 2013 Tournament of Champions winner Ramy Ashour, together with England's 2011 World No1 and World Champion Nick Matthew, plus France's 2009 World No1 and 2013 Swedish Open Champion Gregory Gaultier.
The unstoppable world number one Ramy Ashour celebrated his tenth successive PSA World Tour squash final in sensational style in Kuwait when he beat defending champion James Willstrop in 4 games to take the Kuwait PSA Cup title.
Egyptian World No1 Ramy Ashour mastered the tenacious challenge of England's Nick Matthew to win the Davenport North American Open for the 2nd time after 2009. Ashour, appearing in his fifth consecutive final of the PSA World Series squash event, continued his long unbeaten run to take the 11-7, 11-8, 5-11, 11-7 victory after 65 minutes of high class entertaining squash.