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Walker Powers Into Pittsburgh Semis

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Article courtesy of the Professional Squash Association.

Title-holder Alister Walker is one match away from his second successive appearance in the final of the Three Rivers Capital Pittsburgh Open after a straight games win over unseeded opponent Muhd Asyraf Azan in the quarterfinals of the PSA World Tour International 25 event—the fifth tournament of the 2014 U.S. Pro Squash Series—at Rivers Club in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Continue reading

Tired Shabana Bows Out in Detroit

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Article courtesy of the Professional Squash Association. Images courtesy of Henry Payne.

Mohamed Elshorbagy achieved his career-long dream of a win over illustrious fellow Egyptian Amr Shabana to reach the final of the Motor City Open in Detroit—but it was only when the tired defending champion was forced to concede the match after three games in the PSA World Tour International 70 squash event at Birmingham Athletic Club in Bloomfield Hills. Continue reading

Hinds Scores Seattle Open Success

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Article courtesy of the Professional Squash Association. Images courtesy of Jay Prince.

England’s top-seeded Joel Hinds nearly squandered a commanding two-game lead in the final of the Stratos Seattle Open when Ireland’s Arthur Gaskin, the No. 2 seed, stormed back before succumbing to pressure—and what appeared to be a groin strain—in the deciding game of the climax of the PSA World Tour Challenger 5 event at Seattle Athletic Club Downtown in Seattle. Continue reading

Tenth Time Lucky Pilley Powers Into Detroit Semis

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Article courtesy of the Professional Squash Association. Image courtesy of Henry Payne. 

Australian Cameron Pilley celebrated his tenth PSA World Tour meeting with Karim Darwish since 2006 by beating the former world No. 1 from Egypt for the first time in the quarter-finals of the Motor City Open, the PSA International 70 squash event at Birmingham Athletic Club in Bloomfield Hills, Detroit, USA. Continue reading

Shabana Continues Winning Ways in Motor City

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Article courtesy of the Professional Squash Association. Image courtesy of the Motor City Open.

Just twenty-four hours after winning his first major PSA World Tour ranking title for more than two years at the JP Morgan Tournament of Champions in New York, Egypt squash maestro Amr Shabana maintained his winning ways in Detroit, Michigan, where he defeated compatriot Omar Abdel Meguid in the opening round of the Motor City Open. Continue reading