Motor City Main Draw Complete

Marwan MCO

by James Hawkins

Egyptian Omar Abdel Meguid has been making quite a first impression at the fifteenth Motor City Open, presented by The Suburban Collection.

After his quick, thirty-minute victory in Round One of Qualifying Thursday night, Abdel Meguid downed England’s Chris Simpson, the top-ranked qualifier and World No. 25, in straight games Friday in the qualifying finals: 12-10, 11-2, 11-7. Abdel Meguid was one of four players that won spots in Saturday’s Main Draw. France’s Gregoire Marche, Egypt’s Marwan Elshorbagy, and veteran Olli Tuominen of Finland also advanced. Continue reading Motor City Main Draw Complete

Harrity On Track in Seattle

Harrity TOC

American world No. 129 Todd Harrity is on track in the Stratos Seattle Open with a first round win over Dutch qualifier Bart Ravelli. Despite narrowly losing the first game 9-11, fourth-seeded Harrity emphatically turned around the match to win the next three games 11-2, 11-5, 11-1. Harrity (pictured at the Tournament of Champions) now faces English world No.  150 Robert Downer in the quarterfinals. Continue reading Harrity On Track in Seattle

Atlanta Open Kicks Off 2014 Life Time Fitness Grand Prix Series

AO Maur Ollander 2013

Qualifying for the 2014 Atlanta Open is underway as four qualifying and two lucky loser main draw spots are up for grabs at Life Time Fitness Atlanta. The $10,000 Professional Squash Association (PSA) event marks the first stop on the 2014 Life Time Fitness Grand Prix Series, following up a successful, inaugural 2013 Life Time Fitness Grand Prix Series that involved six PSA 10 tournaments hosted at Life Time Fitness facilities across the United States. Continue reading Atlanta Open Kicks Off 2014 Life Time Fitness Grand Prix Series

Iqbal & Kandra to Contest St. Louis Final

Kandra v al tamimi

Article courtesy of the Professional Squash Association.

Nasir Iqbal and Raphael Kandra – who contested 11 PSA World Tour finals between them last year – will meet in the climax of the Emerson Racquet Club Pro Series after semi-final successes in the PSA Challenger 10 squash event at The Racquet Club in St Louis, Missouri – the first event of the 2014 US Pro Squash Series. Continue reading Iqbal & Kandra to Contest St. Louis Final

Peter Punishes Walters in U.S. Pro Series Opener

STL Peter v Walters edit 2

Article courtesy of the Professional Squash Association.

Switzerland’s Reiko Peter made the perfect start to his New Year campaign on the PSA World Tour when he upset fifth seed Lewis Walters in the opening round of the Emerson Racquet Club Pro Series, the first event of the 2014 U.S. Pro Squash Series at The Racquet Club in St Louis, Missouri. Continue reading Peter Punishes Walters in U.S. Pro Series Opener

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