India’s Saurav Ghosal Misses QF Berth as Egyptians Dominate 2016 British Open Squash

 March 25, 2016   R K Gupta

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In 2016 Allam British Open Squash Championships, Egypt’s stranglehold on the game was evident with 5 men and 4 women from that country securing their places in quarterfinals. The annual tournament, held in London every year, is one of the world’s most famous and prestigious events in squash that no one wants to miss. In […]

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Egyptian Squash

A Rare Egyptian Squash Double in Tournament of Champions at New York’s Grand Central

 January 17, 2016   R K Gupta

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Defending champion and world’s no.1 squash player Mohamed Elshorbagy played a dominant game against England’s Nick Matthew in the final of 2016 JP Morgan Tournament of Champions and emerged triumphant at New York’s iconic Grand Central Terminal. Joining Elshorbagy on women’s side was another Egyptian world no.5 Nour El Sherbini, who broke many an American […]

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Tournament of Champions

Elshorbagy On Course for Second Consecutive Title in Tournament of Champions

 January 14, 2016   R K Gupta

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Egypt’s world no.1 Mohamed Elshorbagy has entered the semifinal of JP Morgan Tournament of Champions in New York City as the prestigious annual event entered its 86th year. Previously known as US Professional Championships, the tournament is now a PSA World Series event and Squash’s premier international championship for men and women. The men’s competition has […]

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Squash Open

Egypt’s Ramy Ashour and USA’s Amanda Sobhy Win 2015 NetSuite Squash Open in California

 October 3, 2015   R K Gupta


After an absence of nearly six months from squash courts, Ramy Ashour of Egypt came back to claim the men’s championship of the 2015 NetSuite Squash Open in San Francisco. In the title game, the Egyptian defeated England’s three-time World Champion Nick Matthew. The tournament also included women’s draw for the first time this year […]

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Saurav Ghosal

Saurav Ghosal Trounces Marwan Elshorbagy to Win Kolkata International Squash Title

 September 29, 2015   R K Gupta

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For the first time since 2012, India’s no.1 squash player Saurav Ghosal won a PSA World Tour title by registering an emphatic 3-0 victory over Egypt’s top-seeded Marwan Elshorbagy in the final of the Kolkata International JSW Indian Squash tournament. World no.12 Marwan Elshorbagy is the brother of world’s top ranked player Mohamed Elshorbagy and a competent […]

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Joshna Chinappa Win Victorian Open Squash Title

Joshna Chinappa Beats Denmark’s Hansen to Win Victorian Open Squash Title on Sunday

 August 3, 2015   R K Gupta

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India’s Joshna Chinappa produced a fine performance with tremendous stroke-play combined with accurate placements in defeating second seed Line Hansen of Denmark. It was the 10th WSA title for the third-seeded Indian, whose last victory on the circuit came in the 2014 Richmond Open. As on Thursday night, there were three Indians in contention but […]

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Squash Queen Nicol David

Squash Queen Nicol David Writes Her Name in History as Longest-Reigning World No. 1

 June 25, 2015   R K Gupta

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After the Prime Minister of Malaysia, two people, who head the popularity charts in that country; are sports heroes Nicol David and Lee Chong Wei. Nicol David is women’s squash player, whose feats in the sport of her choice are unmatched by any other professional squash player of the world. Lee Chong Wei has ruled […]

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Raneem El Weleily

World no.2 El Weleily Wins Inaugural Alexandria International Women’s Squash Tournament

 June 11, 2015   R K Gupta

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The first edition of the Alexandria Women’s Squash Championship with 40 international women players, including top seeded Egyptians was played during June 4-10, 2015. The matches were organized at the Library of Alexandria’s glass courts in the Egyptian city of Alexandria under the sponsorship of Pharco Pharmaceuticals. The $100 000 prize-money 2015 Alexandria International would become […]

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Win British Open Squash Titles

Mohamed Elshorbagy, Camille Serme Win British Open Squash Titles at Hull

 May 26, 2015   R K Gupta

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The prestigious Allam British Open PSA World Series Tournament concluded on May 17, 2015. Before the Squash world championship was introduced in 1970, the British Open was regarded as the unofficial world championship in this sport and affectionately called as the Wimbledon of Squash. British Open is also the oldest tournament in squash that first […]

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Ashour Beats Elshorbagy to Win El Gouna in a Classic Squash Thriller

 April 11, 2015   R K Gupta


Any number of squash classics in the game’s history would compare very closely with the final of the 2015 PSA World Series El Gouna International Tournament, which ended on Friday at the Egyptian Red Sea Resort of El Gouna. The analysts will keep looking for new descriptions and phrases in days to come about the […]

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