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  WHAT
WAS NEW MAY 1 THROUGH SEPT 30 2005
 

Qatar: Quarterfinals,
Saturday

Vanessa sails through while Rachael loses (© 2005 Fritz
Borchert for SquashTalk LLC)

OCT 1 2005 AND LATER

(11.1.05) College
Squash:
Naval Academy Takes on Chicago story , weekend
results
.
Howe Cup Philadelphia:
Philadelphia teams sweep all
divisions recap

(10.31.05)
Motor City Open, Detroit:
Power defeats White handily
in finals report and complete
results.

Goshen
Open, Indiana:
Suzie Pierrepont collects
first pro title, finals
report
and complete
results
.

Saskatoon
"Boast" Open:
Finals –
Borje Golan wins Saskatchewan title. Report

(10.30.05) Weymuller
Open, Brooklyn:
Finals – Nicol David wins. report, final
photogallery
.
Motor City Open, Detroit: Power
and White reach finals semis
report
.
Pan Am Fed Cup Teams: Quarters:
USA Teams advance. USA
Report

Goshen Open, Indiana: Kippax
and Pierrepont reach finals, semis
report
.
Saskatoon "Boast" Open: Semifinals
– Golan and Kenny are winners. Report
Weymuller Open, Brooklyn: Semis
– Grinham and David through. report. semi
photogallery.

(10.29.05) Weymuller
Open, Brooklyn:
Quarters – Isabelle has her day beating
Atkinson. Report  and results.
Saskatoon "Boast" Open: Quarterfinals. Report

(10.28.05) US
Open, Boston:
Daniel Sharplin wins local Prequalifier. Results .
Weymuller Open, Brooklyn:
First round thursday. Report  and day
one photogallery
.
Pan Am Fed Cup Singles: Alana
Miller and Eric Galvez win. Final
report
.

Motor
City Open, Detroit:
Power and White on track first
round results
.

(10.27.05) Pan
Am Fed Cup Teams:
Pools action begins. First
session news flash
.

US
Open, Boston:
Preview. By
Martin Bronstein
.
Weymuller Open, Brooklyn:
Pittock,
Briggs, Martin, L Khan qualify. Report.
Motor City Open, Detroit: Qualifying
final . results .
Saskatoon "Boast" Open: Qualifiers
completed in Saskatchewan. Results
and main draw
.

Pan
Am Fed Cup Single:
Mexicans dominate
semi final action . Report
on quarters and semis
.

(10.26.05) Weymuller
Open, Brooklyn:
Latasha Khan advances in qualifying
action. Report.
Pan Am Fed Cup Single: Mexicans,
Americans emerge in round of 16. Report
on rounds 1-3
.
College Squash: Jackie Bagwell
steps down after a successful 18 year coaching
career at Hamilton and Amherst. Story .
Also, 05-06 college
team profiles.

British
Open ’05
: Ricketts
and David win
and Tuesday
photos
. Photo
© 2005 Fritz Borchert

(10.25.05) Sponsorship: Nicol
David signs with Prince press
release.
. Also see business
news index.

(10.24.05) Hedonism
II Open, Jamaica:
Final report. .
Grinham defeats Kawy in four.
Oceania Games: Papua New Guinea
Collects Dual Golds. Final
Report
.
Cadillac PSA Athen Open, Greece: Hisham
wins battle of brothers in finals. Final
Report
.

(10.23.05)
Goodlife PSA Open, Ottawa: Final round report.
Kemp
defeats Jones in final. Complete
draw
.
Hedonism II Open, Jamaica:
Semi final report. .
Grinham and Kawy waltz into finals.
Goodlife PSA Open, Ottawa:
Semi final round report.
Jones
outlasts Razik in 106 minutes.

Cadillac
PSA Athen Open, Greece:
Ashour brothers
to meet in finals. Semi
final Recap
.

(10.22.05) Hedonism
II Open, Jamaica:
Quarterfinal report. .
Geaves over Perry.
Goodlife PSA Open, Ottawa:
Quarterfinal round recap.
Selby
reaches semis.

(10.21.05) Hedonism
II Open, Jamaica:
First round recap. .
Grinham, Kawy advance.
Cadillac PSA Athen Open, Greece:
Ashour brothers win in
quarters. Quarterfinal Recap.
Goodlife PSA Open, Ottawa:
First round recap.
Razik
advances, Caruthers beats Hassaan. Main
draw
.

(10.20.05) Hedonism
II Open, Jamaica:
Final qualifying recap.
.
Latasha Khan faces Runa Reta in first round. Main
draw
.

Cadillac
PSA Athen Open, Greece:
First round
sees Ashours advance. 1st
Round Recap
.

Goodlife
PSA Open, Ottawa:
Final qualifying
round recap.
Upsets
mark final qualifying play.

Hedonism
II Open, Jamaica:
First qualifying
round recap.
.
Rachael Grinham head the Main
draw
.

(10.19.05) Runa
Reta Column:
A precarious balance Training
and competing
, also
see Runa’s prior columns.

Canary
Wharf Classic:
2006 Event will be Feb
13-17 with PSA ranking points. News
Release
.
Pan Am Fed Cup: Twice-delayed
event now set for El Salvador Oct 24-28 preview.

British
Open ’05
: Willstrop
reaches finals
and Sunday
photos
. Photo
© 2005 Fritz Borchert

(10.18.05) Maryland
ISDA Doubles:
Finals wrapup.
, Quick
and Gould lose to Waite and Mudge in three.
Goodlife
PSA Open, Ottawa:
First qualifying round results.
Robin
Clarke advances.

(10.17.05)
British Open:
Finals,
Nicol David wins to become Malaysia’s first British Open Champions.
Anthony Ricketts wins men’s title.
Finals
preview
, very upredictable matchups.
Calgary Open: Finals:
Runa too good wrapup.
Maryland ISDA Doubles: Semis wrapup.
, Quick
and Gould to meet Waite and Mudge. Quarters.

(10.16.05) 2005
British Open:
semifinals report ,
Nicol David beats Rachael Grinham. Power, Nicol out.
Calgary Open: Semis: Runa stops
Lorentzen wrapup.
Quarters: Lorentzen leads upsets wrapup.

(10.15.05) Calgary
Open:
First round wrapup.

2005
British Open:
quarterfinals report ,
Power, Nicol, Willstrop, Grinhams, David all
win.

(10.14.05) Ireland: Irish preview.
2005 British Open:
Round of 16, bottom half report Atkinson,
Beachill, Grainger lose; and mens
draw
, womens draw:
David Palmer out at hands of Ong Beng Hee. Also Thursday
photos
by Fritz Borchert.

(10.13.05) Ireland: Irish preview.
2005 British Open:
Mens second round, womens 1st round report and mens
draw
, womens draw:
Nicol, Grinham, David all advance.

(10.12.05) 2005
British Open:
Completion of suspended first round, report .

British
Open ’05
: Palmer-Hee
match suspended
and Thursday
photos
. Photo
© 2005 Fritz Borchert

(10.11.05) 2005
British Open:
Mens first round, report and draw:
Gough Upsets Kneipp.

(10.10.05) 2005
British Open:
Qualifying day two, report and mens and womens draw:
Boswell is in.

PSA
Baltimore Open:
Razik beats Jenson
in five-game final. Finals
report
.

(10.9.05) 2005
British Open:
Qualifying day one, report and mens and womens draws.
PSA Baltimore Open: Razik and
Jenson, will meet in Sunday’s final. Quarters/semis
report
.

(10.8.05) PSA
Baltimore Open:
Top seeds, Razik and Jenson, advance. First
Round
.

(10.7.05) Denver
Doubles:
Butcher and Heath win the Monticello Open Tournament
report

(10.5.05) Global
Gallery:
Martin Bronstein’s October
Column
on Tania Bailey, Hong Kong, more.

(10.4.05) Opinion: As
we prepare for the British Open 2005,
it’s stature is at risk. Commentary.
World Rankings: Jonathon Power
advances to #2 PSA
Rankings
. Natalie Grainger reclaims #4 WISPA
Rankings
.

(10.3.05) Yokohama
WISPA Open:
V Botwright beats Chui in Final. Finals
wrapup
.

(10.2.05) Hungarian
Open Final:
Shabana defeats Gaultier in five games. Final
report
. – results.
Yokohama WISPA Open:
Chui upsets Perry in semis. Semis
wrapup
.
Hungarian Open:
Gaultier, Shabana beat Nicol, Willstrop. Semi
final round
, – draw.

(10.1.05) Hungarian
Open:
Shabana defeats Darwish. Quarterfinal
round
, – draw.
Yokohama WISPA Open: Jaclyn
Hawkes of New Zealand scores two upsets. 1st/Quarters
wrapup
.

(9.30.05) Hungarian Open: White,
Zaman suffer upsets. First
round
, – draw.

Alexandria
WISPA Open:
Egypt guaranteed a finalist
in Alexandria. Semifinal
wrapup
.
Yokohama WISPA Open: Japanese,
Korean qualify. Qualifyingl
wrapup
.

(9.29.05)
WISPA:
English pro, Jenny Tranfield retires: Story
and brief profile.

Alexandria WISPA Open: Egypt
guaranteed a finalist in Alexandria. Quarterfinal
wrapup
.
ESF Jr Squash: Victoria
Lust and Tom Hoevenaars win in Nordic
Jr Open.

Berkshire
Open, USA: Johnson
Cup inaugurated
and Boswell
wins
. Photo
© 2005 Williams Squash

(9.28.05)
US Rankings:
Preston Quick "unifies" #1 ranking
position in USA (Grand Prix and US Open Rankings) for Oct 1st,
in rankings released
yesterday
Hungarian Open: Krajczak
falls to Barrington in final qualifying round. Qualifying
final
, – draw.
Alexandria WISPA Open: Seven
of eight seeds advance in first round play. 1st
Round wrapup
.

(9.27.05)
Hungarian Open:
Krajczak advances in first qualifying
round. Qualifying report,
draw.
Squash Business
Vantage
Enters Squash Racquet Market
– former Dunlop designers see
opportunity for new brand and new concept.
Berkshire PSA Open: Dave
Johnson Award Established
– event poised for
future growth.

Alexandria
WISPA Open:
Six Egyptians win in first
qualifying round. Qualifying
result
s,

(9.26.05)
Berkshire PSA Open:
Final
report
– Pilley stopped short by Boswell complete
results
.
Gerrard Grand Prix: Finals, report,
Lincou wins. Complete
results
.
Lake Forest Open:
Quick beats Puertas and Chin gets
third. final report,
draw.
4th Women’s Islamic Games: Chuah
beats Khan for Gold in Tehran. final
report
,

(9.25.05) USSRA
:
Longtime Face
and Membership Voice of US Squash Abruptly Forced Out

Anne Farrell, 25 year USSRA office person, terminated with 1
day notice.
Squashtalk exclusive
Berkshire
PSA Open:
Sunday
semi final report
– Pilley upsets Ryding results.
Gerrard Grand Prix: Pool rounds, third
day report
, Matthew, Lincou reach final. Pools
& womens results
.
Lake Forest Open: Quick
and Puertas reach final semi
finals
, report – draw.

Cuitat
de Barcelona PSA:
final report ,
Golan beats Selby. draw.

(9.24.05) Berkshire
PSA Open:
Saturday
quarter final report
– Illingworth weekend ends and Boswell
charges, results.
Euro Clubs, Paderborn:
German
teams sweep medals
– finals.Squashtalk exclusive
Berkshire PSA Open: Friday
1st round report
– Illingworth earns upset.Squashtalk exclusive
Gerrard Grand Prix: Pool rounds, second
day report
, Willstrop stops Shabana. Pools
tables
.
Lake Forest Open: US men’s
selection event quarterfinals,
Patterson defeats River – draw.

Women’s
Islamic Games:
First round in Tehran results,
Carla Khan, Tricia Chuah advance.

Cuitat
de Barcelona PSA:
quarterfinal report , draw.

St
Louis MPM Open
,
USA: Anjema upsets Beachill©
2005 Debra Tessier

(9.23.05) Euro
Clubs, Paderborn:
Friday
night report
– semi finals.Squashtalk exclusive

Gerrard
Grand Prix:
Pool rounds, first
evening report
, Shabana defeats White. Pools
tables
.

Stanford: in
a big boost for women’s squash Stanford
University adds squash as Varsity Sport
to
its sports programs. college news
Euro Clubs, Paderborn:
Friday
noon report
– the Macfie report.Squashtalk exclusive
Cuitat de Barcelona PSA: first
round report ,
close contest mark first round play. draw.
Berkshire Open: Qualifer
final Suchde
and Illingworth qualify
and main
draw
.
Lake Forest Open: US
men’s selection event first
round
, two matches from Thursday
night – draw.
Gerrard Grand Prix:
Manchester
event preview
and matchups
, non-ranking event
starts tomorrow.
WISPA in Turnkey: Vanessa
and Rachael take
on Turkey’s best
, on a WISPA visit
to Istambul.

(9.22.05)
Euro Clubs, Paderborn:
Thursday
second report
– quick first round.squashtalk exclusive
Euro Clubs, Paderborn:
Thursday
first report
– the seedings.
Cuitat de Barcelona PSA: qualifying
event wrapup ,
the main draw starts today. draw.
Lake Forest Open: US
men’s selection event is re-drawn ,
the event starts today – draw.

(9.21.05)
Berkshire Open:
Qualifer first day Suchde
defeats Delierre
and main
draw
.
News and Notes:
US Softball doubles at St. Louis and
the dedication of the Exeter (NH) Fisher squash courts. report .
Lake Forest Open: US men’s
selection event preview and draw.

(9.20.05)
St Louis Open:
Finals completed Shabana
spanks Ricketts in a whirlwind four. Report. Results. photos.
PACE Canadian Classic: Moves
to January
and out of the BCE Place .

(9.19.05)
St Louis Open:
Semi finals completed Ricketts
wins as Power injured, Shabana beats Willstrop. Report. Results. photos
I
, photos II.
Euro Clubs, Paderborn: Preview by
Martin Bronstein.

(9.18.05)
St Louis Open:
Quarterfinals complete Shabana
upsets Palmer and Willstrop ousts Lincou. Report. Results. photos
I
, photos II
Runa on the road: Runa talks
about the recent tour stop in Ecuador. Spanish
101: Getting by in Quito
.

(9.17.05)
Washington DC Urban Program:
New SquashEmpower program sets
sail
with kickoff fund raising dinner.
St Louis Open:
Exciting first
round
completed, Shabana, Ricketts, Power advance, Beachill
loses to Anjema. Report. Results. 1st
rnd photos
, venue
photos

(9.16.05)
St Louis Open:
Qualifying
day two
– Anjema wins 1 1/2 hour battle with Galvez, local
start La Mude battles
Nanda
. Results. photos .

(9.15.05)
St Louis Open:
Qualifying
first session
– Boswell and Parke advance. Qualifying
second session
– La Mude upsets Jenson, Anjema wins. photos
Tom Page: Induction
into Episcopal Academy Hall of Fame
, by Rob
Dinerman.

(9.14.05)
St Louis Open:
Qualifying
preview
– action begins tomorrow. (Main
draw
)

(9.13.05)
US National Softball Doubles:
The
new event noone knows about
– the strange case of an un-advertised
national championship in St Louis.
British Open ’05: Fitz-Gerald
signs on
– Commentary by Martin Bronstein.
Euro Championships, Paderborn: Preview
#1
– Peck leads Colets into another Euro
Clubs campaign; by Martin Bronstein.
Heliopolis Egypt PSA Event: Finals
Report
. Shabana wins abbreviated contest. Results.
Ecuador PSA/WISPA: Finals.
Galvez and Reta win in Quito.

(9.12.05)
Seattle WISPA:
Final
report
– Grinaham subdues Atkinson to retain #1: draw/results.
Heliopolis Egypt PSA Event: Semis
Report
. It will be an all-Egyptian final. Results.
Ecuador PSA/WISPA: Semis.
An all-Mexican men’s final.

English
Open, Sheffield: Shahid
Zaman loses to Peter Barker
© 2005 Fritz Borchert

(9.11.05)
Seattle WISPA:
Semifinal
report
– Atkinson stops David to reach Sunday’s finals: draw/results.
Heliopolis Egypt PSA Event: Quarters.
Dutch treat: Anjema stops Abbas. Draw.
Ecuador PSA/WISPA: Second
round
. Bernardo Samper advances.
Kolkata, India $20,000 PSA Event: Finals.
Iskandar earns title. Main
draw
.
Ecuador PSA/WISPA: First
round
. Two qualifiers advance.

(9.10.05)
Seattle WISPA:
Quarterfinal
report
– Atkinson dramatically takes her place in the semi
finals: draw/results.
Heliopolis Egypt PSA Event: Second
day
. Dutchman Anjema claims another scalp. Draw.

(9.9.05)
Seattle WISPA:
First
round report
– seeds fall in exciting action: draw/results.
Heliopolis Egypt PSA Event: First
day
. Adrian Grant loses, Shabana advances
on day one. Draw.
Kolkata, India $20,000 PSA Event: Semis.
Razik and Iskandar reach finals. Main
draw
.
USA 05-06 National Tournaments: Five
major US National events head to New Haven.

Ecuador PSA/WISPA: Qualifying
finals
. Local hopefuls crash out.

(9.8.05)
Seattle WISPA:
Qualifying
finals
. Top women’s players set for Seattle showdown.
Jobs Board: New
head pro listing
. check jobs exchange regularly
for opportunities.
Heliopolis Egypt PSA Event: Qualifying.
Two Egyptian qualifiers make the main draw.
Kolkata, India $20,000 PSA Event: Quarters.
Khayal Khan continues his advance.

(9.7.05)
Rye Port, New York:
Mike
Callaway opens new club, the Club at 800
.
Kolkata, India $20,000 PSA Event: First
Round
. Qualifiers make a lot of noise.
Global Gallery: Martin
Bronstein on squash for Sept 05
. Resurgant
champs, Olympics, India, more …
British Open 2005: Dunlop
announced as title sponsor
.

(9.6.05)
Kolkata, India $20,000 PSA Event:
Qualifying.
Gordon falls short, Bhattacharya moves ahead. Main
draw
.

(9.5.05)
New Zealand Nationals:
Finals.
Kitchn and Shuja win.

(9.2.05)
POF WISPA Pakistan:
Finals.
and complete results Carla
Khan wins.
PanAm Squash: Squash
inclusion secured for Rio Games
.
Mens Rankings: PSA
Sept World Rankings
, Thierry Lincou at
the top for 10 months, Boswell reaches #39.

(9.1.05)
Doubles Crossroads:
Denver
Event Bypasses ISDA
. event preview by Rob Dinerman.
POF WISPA Pakistan:
Semi
finals
. and complete
results.

(8.31.05)
Womens Rankings:
WISPA
Sept World Rankings
, no changes in top 20.
POF WISPA Pakistan: Quarterfinals ,
Carla Khan advances along with three Malaysian
stars. (Main
Draw
)

(8.30.05)
POF WISPA Pakistan:
First
Round
, Carla Khan advances.

(8.29.05) MPM
St Louis Open:
Preview,
Event starting Sept 17th in St Louis draws world’s best. [Draw]
POF WISPA Pakistan: Qualifying ,
Precocious Maria Toor qualifies. (Main
Draw
)

(8.28.05) CAS
Islamabad:
Finals ,
Adrian Grant defeats Mansoor Zaman in five. (Final
Draw
)

(8.26.05) CAS
Islamabad:
Semifinals ,
Mansoor Zaman stops 15 yr old Aamir Khan.
British Open: Heads
to Manchester
, John Nimick and John Beddington
bring to an end their management agreement.

(8.25.05) CAS
Islamabad:
Quarterfinals ,
Aamir Khan continues his charge.
Opinion: Too
Short in Islamabad
, some thoughts on the
11-point system and the CAS first round matches.

(8.24.05) CAS
Islamabad:
First
round
, Aamir Khan scores huge upset over Ong Beng Hee.
Doping Sanctions: Galifi
gets two year ban
, after positive tests at
two events.

(8.23.05) CAS
Islamabad:
Qualifying
finals
, first round matches-up Asian finalists.
College Squash: Trinity’s
Restrepo garners award
, named school’s student-athlete
of the year.

(8.22.05) USA
Men:
August
USA National Rankings
Quick and Puertas split top positions.

(8.21.05) English
Open:
Women’s
finals
Duncalf beats V Botwright in five. Men’s
finals
Peter Nicol wins in straight games.
PNG Squash Open: Finals :
Repeat final gives Iskandar the win.
Runa on the Road: English
101
conversing in English round the squash
world.

(8.20.05) English
Open:
Semi
finals
(Men’s PSA and women’s invitiational). Matthew flies
high.
PNG Squash Open: Semis :
Repeat final will have Iskandar face off against
Pilley.
English Open: Main
page
(read all reports and results) and Squashed:
commentary by Team Kneipp.
PNG Squash Open: Quarters :
Seeds show strength in quarter finals.

(8.19.05)
English Open:
Quarterfinals
(in progress) Nicol and Willstrop advance. (Women’s
results
).
USA College: Mt
Holyoke season preview
: Experience,
recruits bolster Western Mass squad’s prospects.

(8.18.05)
English Open:
Round
one, day two
– Nick Matthew subdues Stewart Boswell.
PNG Squash Open: First
Round
: Iskandar joins six Australians
in quarter finals.
High School: St
Marks Squash Star Dies
: Obituary
of Michela Harriman.

(8.17.05)
English Open:
Round
one, day one
– "Flying Finn" Tuominen upsets David
Palmer.
English Open: Preview
by Team Kneipp
– the first round matchups
in the new season.

(8.16.05)
English Open:
Qualifying
Final
– Boswell and Zaman advance to main
draw
.

(8.15.05)
English Open:
Qualifying
1st round
– Boswell moves on as expected.
Santa
Barbara:
Final An
exhausted Razik takes home the title.
Brazil Open:
Final
Barrington tops off his South American tour.

Royal
Oak Open:
Carruthers halts the Ryder run.
late
round action
.

(8.14.05):
Brazil Open:
Semis.
Barrington ousts local favorite Alarcon.
Santa Barbara:
Semis. Top
seeds to the final.

English
Open, Sheffield: John
White and Joe Kneipp advance
© 2005 Fritz Borchert

(8.13.05):
Brazil Open:
Quarters.
Veteran Butt joins local Alarçon in Brasilia quarters.

Santa Barbara:
Quarters. Manning
subdues American hopeful Gordon.

Royal
Oak Open:
English qualifiers knock out local
seeds in
2nd
round action
.

(8.12.05):
Brazil Open:
1st
Round
. 1st round exit for
Koukal.
Santa Barbara:
DeLierre
wins marathon
.

(8.11.05):
Brazil Open:
Qualifying
complete
. Alarcon and Santos to face off.
Royal Oak Open:
NZL
locals make 1st round
.

(8.09.05): English Open: – Preview
news. Boswell
given qualifying wildcard
and also. Musical
notes

World Rankings: – no major
movement. PSA
Aug 1 rankings
and WISPA Aug 1 rankings.

Jr
Womens World Belgium: USA’s
Lorentzen leads USA to fourth place finish
© 2005
Martin Bronstein

(8.08.05):
Colombian Open:
– Peter Barker wins Bogota finals. Wrapup
Report

(8.07.05):
SquashWorks Open:
– Boswell, Kheirallah win. Finals
report
, Men’s draw and Women’s
draw
.
Colombian Open: – Barker & Nanda
reach Bogota finals. Wrapup
Report through semis

Auckland NZ Open: – Carruthers
wins. Wrapup
Report and complete results

(8.06.05):
SquashWorks Open:
– Semis: Pierrepont, Boswell, advance. Semi
Finals report

(8.05.05):
SquashWorks Open:
– Corren, Boswell stay hot, Pierrepont
wins. Quarters report , Men’s
draw
and Women’s
draw
.

(8.04.05):
Fitz-Gerald Watch :
Sarah Fitz-Gerald surfaces at Edmonton
Masters. Interview
with Ryan Barnett
SquashWorks Open: – USA’s
Hebden, Gordon outmatched in first round play. 1st
round report

Colombian Open: – Samper qualifies
in Bogota. Report
of 3 qualifying rounds
Baker Group Oklahoma Open:
Boswell outclasses the field. event
report and results
On the web: Interesting
essay on anger as a motivator. article
on ESPN.com

(8.03.05):
US Men’s Selection Tour:
– New September Event Slate
for Lake Forest. Public
Access program makes headway
by Ross Mires.
Caribbean: – Guyana, Trinidad&Tobago,
score team victories in junior event. Event
wrapup

(8.02.05):
Bronstein’s Global Gallery:
– Tidbits from the World
Juniors. August Global
Gallery
by Martin Bronstein.
Team Kneipp Column: – Injury
layoffs. The
Stewart Boswell Factor
by Dan and Joe Kneipp.
[Reader replies.]
New York Men’s Selection Event:
Damian Walker looks sharp in return to action. Tournament
Report
by Rob Dinerman.
College Squash: – Martin Heath
named U Rochester Head Squash Coach. Report by
Ron Beck
English Open 2005: – August
17-21 event features Palmer, Beachill, Nicol,
Boswell. Tournament
Preview
and draw.
Adelaide PSA and WISPA: Hawkes
and Pilley score Adelaide wins Tournament
wrapup.
and PSA
draw
.
Waikato NZ PSA event: Laurence
Delasaux wins North Island event. Tournament
wrapup.

(8.01.05):
Malaysian Open WISPA:
– Nicol David gets important win. Finals
Report
and Complete
results
.
Pakistan Open PSA: Final
report
– Thierry Lincou wins season’s first
event over David Palmer.

(7.31.05):
Womens Jr Worlds:
Finals: Hong
Kong Upsets Egypt
for World Title. Complete
scores
.

(7.30.05):
Womens Jr Worlds:
Semfinals: Report #1: Egypt
defeats England; Canada wins
. ; Report #2: Hong
Kong over USA
.

(7.29.05):
Malaysian Open WISPA:
– David and Atkinson advance to
final. Semis wrapup and Complete
results
.
Womens Jr Worlds:
Quarterfinals: USA Upsets Malaysia
to gain semis. Quarters
report
.
Medal
First Round Report
– Australia upsets South
Africa; USA, England advance: and latest
knockout and pool draws/results
.
Runa Reta on Tour: The
2005 World Games
(and other
columns.)

(7.28.05):
Womens Jr Worlds:
Pool
rounds wrapup
and Canada upsets USA to earn strong seeding: Teams
Canada-USA report
and knockout
and pool draws/results
.
Malaysian Open WISPA: – Grinahms,
David and Atkinson advance. Quarterfinal
results
.

Jr
Womens World Belgium: Tenille
Swartz falls short in semi-finals
© 2005 Martin
Bronstein

(7.27.05):
Womens Jr Worlds:
USA jumps off to fast start, Teams
day one report
and pool
draws
.
Pakistan Open PSA: Quarterfinal
report
– Gaultier upsets Shabana; Ricketts,
Matthew warned.
Malaysian Open WISPA: – Seeds
advance in KL. First
round results
.
Pakistan Open PSA: Second
Round
– Tuesday results. Kneipp falls to
Willstrop.
Adelaide PSA and WISPA: First
round scores
and wrapup.

(7.26.05):
Malaysian Open WISPA:
Qualifying
final
– Malaysians Chuah and Lim fall short. Main
draw
.
Womens Jr Worlds: 16-year-old
Raneem El Weleily upsets
Joshna Chinappa
in a fast thirty minutes
final.
Adelaide PSA Qualifying: Simon
Rosner qualifies Qualifying
results.

(7.25.05):
Womens Jr Worlds:
Semis
Report
Chinappa and El Weleily reach the world finals.
Pakistan Open PSA: Second
Day First Round
– Monday results from Karachi
– bottom half of the draw.
Malaysian Open WISPA: Qualifying
day one
– Japanese hopefuls strike out. Main
draw
.
Houston Open PSA: Finals
wrapup.

(7.24.05):
Womens Jr Worlds:
Quarters
Report
Chinappa advances, El Weleily outpoints Lortentzen.
Pakistan Open PSA: First
Day First Round
– Sunday results from Karachi.
Houston Open PSA: Quarters/Semis
wrapup.

(7.23.05):
Womens Jr Worlds:
Fourth
Round Report
Chinappa coasts, USA’s Lorentzen advances to
quarters – Martin Bronstein from Belgium.
Pakistan Open PSA: Qualifying
Final
– Friday results from Karachi.

(7.22.05):
Womens Jr Worlds:
Third
Round Report
– Martin Bronstein from Belgium.
Pakistan Open PSA: First
Day Qualifying Results
– from Karachi.
Womens Jr Worlds: First
& Second Round
– Results from Belgium.
Houston Open PSA: First
Round
– Seeds on course.

(7.21.05):
Houston Open PSA:
Qualifier
Local pro gains qualifying spot.
World Games, Duisberg: Recap
Squash makes a splash.

World
Games
: Seeds
advance to finals
© 2005 Fritz Borchert (Pasteris
vs Grinham)

(7.19.05):
World Games, Duisberg:
Women’s
finals
– Nicol David upsets Rachael Grinham in straight games.
Pakistan Open: Men’s
Season Opens in Karachi
– play begins July
24th.

(7.18.05):
World Games, Duisberg:
Semifinals
matches; also Plate results.
Australian Nationals: Mens
Wrapup
– Cameron Pilley wins star-less event.

(7.17.05):
Crocodile Challenge Hong Kong:
Final
round wrapup.
Chiu upsets Kitchen; Bennett wins men’s event.
World Games, Duisberg:
Quarterfinals
all seed advance again.

(7.16.05):
World Games, Duisberg:
First
round results
– all seed advanced.
Crocodile Challenge Hong Kong: Semifinal
round wrapup.

(7.15.05):
World Games, Duisberg:
Preview:
last minute withdrawals shuffle men’s deck

Crocodile Challenge Hong Kong: 1st
and Second rounds wrapup.

(7.13.05):
Editorial from Martin Bronstein:
The
IOC Sport Vote Debacle
Crocodile Challenge Hong Kong: Qualifying
finals in Hong Kong.

Crocodile
Challenge: Korea’s
Lee qualifies in Hong Kong
© 2005 Gerry Gibson)

(7.12.05):
Euro Juniors Tour:
Castagnet,
De Rycke win in Cologne
Runa Reta on Tour: Sophomore
Slump: Fair or Misleading Concept?

(7.11.05):
More on rankings:
WISPA
Rankings – A perspective
, by Andrew Shelley.

(7.09.05):
Opinion – The Spin:
Time
to revise the PSA and WISPA rankings
, view on pro squash
by Ron Beck.

(7.08.05):
IOC Meetings:
Squash
Olympics Hopes Boosted!
, Baseball, Softball dropped by IOC…
The all hopes dashed,
as squash falls short
of 2/3 vote.

(7.07.05):
Women’s World Jrs:
Egypt
Seeded to Retain Title
, Hong Kong, England ,USA are 2-3-4.
Chinappa first individual seed.

BSPA
Grand Prix: Finals
at Abingdon
© 2005 SquashTalk LLC)

(7.06.05):
July Global Gallery:
Martin
Bronstein’s monthly column
, on the Olympic meetings, world
referees, and more.

(7.03.05):
Mumbai India Squash:
Ashour
beats Mehboob
, results of finals from Otter Club, Mumbai.

(7.02.05):
Mumbai India Squash:
Mehboob,
Ashour reach finals
, results of semi finals from Otter Club.

(7.01.05):
PSA Squash:
July
1st World Rankings
, Stewart Boswell jumps 21 positions to
62.

(6.30.05):
Mumbai India Squash:
Samper
upsets Bhattacharya in quarters
, results of first 3 rounds.
WISPA Squash:
July
1st World Rankings
, Rachael Grinham extends stay at #1 to
12 months.
English Open Squash: August
Event Adds Women’s Draw
, will be BSPA 05-06
Grand Prix opener.
Olympic Games: WSF
Delegation heads to Singapore IOC meetings
,
WSF’s Leighton voices optimism.

(6.28.05):
College Squash:
Wellesley
Team Strive for their Survival
, by Rob Dinerman

(6.27.05):
US Pro Los Angeles:
Walker,
Grainger win US Pro Titles
, by Rob Dinerman
Amman Jordan: WISPA
Stars Plan September Tour
, also to visit
Turkey, Greece

(6.26.05):
US Pro Los Angeles:
Semifinal
report
, by Rob Dinerman

(6.25.05):
US Pro Los Angeles:
Quarterfinal
report
, by Rob Dinerman
Chennai PSA Open: Finals
– Bhattacharya wins
, the draw/results.
Chennai PSA Open: Semifinal
summary
, the draw/results.

(6.24.05):
BSPA Head Grand Prix Finals:
Macree and Matthew Win
Trophies Final report.
Chennai PSA Open: Quarterfinal
summary
, the draw/results.

(6.23.05):
BSPA Head Grand Prix Finals:
Macree and Matthew Pace
Semis Semi fiinal report.
Pakistan: Shahid Zaman wins
in Lahore, finals
report and results.

BSPA Head Grand Prix Finals:
Matthew
charges into semis, Men’s
quarterfinal report.

Chennai PSA Open:
Indians
fare well in 1st Round
, the draw/results.

(6.22.05):
BSPA Head Grand Prix Finals:
Matthew, Macree, Nimmo
the favorites, event at
Abingdon, Wed through Friday.

Chennai PSA Open: Indians
shine in qualifier
, the main
draw
.

(6.21.05):
Pakistan:
Shahid Zaman and Moh’d Iskandar reach finals, semis
report and results.

US Pro: Natalie Grainger, Stefan
Castelyn top LA seedings, preview.
Pakistan: 3 Pakistanis reach
semifinal round, quarters
report and results.

Squash
Jobs: the latest SquashTalk classified listings © 2005
SquashTalk LLC)

(6.20.05):
Pakistan:
Farrukh Zaman bursts through qualifiers, first
round report and results.

Mexico: Boswell makes it five
in a row, report. and results.
Colombia: Rafael Ararçon,
Samantha Teran win in finals, report
and results.

(6.19.05):
Mexico:
Boswell reaches finals, report.
and results.
Colombia: Bernardo Samper,
Samantha Teran reache finals, report
and results.

Euro Singles : Atkinson and
Gaultier win European Titles at Prague Event, report
and results.

Pan
Am Squash in Rio moves
to late August
© 2005 SquashTalk LLC)

(6.18.05):
Mexico:
Boswell blasts into quarters, report.
and

results.
Euro Singles : Koukal beats Ball in mens
and Atkinson and Elriani advance in women’s Semis, report
and results.

(6.17.05):
Euro Singles :
Seeds advance in mens and women’s Quarter, report
and results.

(6.16.05):
Euro Singles :
Seeds advance in mens and women’s first
round , report and results.

(6.15.05):
IOC Olympics 2012:
Programme Evaluation Commission report
released, the evaluation
leaves sports guessing in advance of July 8th vote.

(6.14.05):
Naracoorte PSA:
Simon Carruthers wins first event, report.
England Mini Squash: England
Squash inaugurate’s 100th "Mini Squash" participating
center, report.

(6.13.05):
BSPA Grand Prix:
Grand Prix Final Set for Abington,
June 22-24, preview.
Williamstown MA:
Second annual Berkshire PSA Open with
an increased purse announced
for Sept 2005.

Jobs Exchange:
New Jobs at UClub NY, Greenwich Country
Club, Round Hill Club, and Williams college posted: job
postings
.

(6.11.05):
Mexico:
Boswell again lurks in qualifier: preview. (also draw)

(6.10.05):
Prague:
Atkinson, Gaultier top ESF Indiviual Championships
field: preview.
Runa Reta: What
we think but don’t say
: Player-refereeing
relations, part 2 – advice to PLAYERS. (also
see – part 1 and Symington
proposal

(6.9.05):
World Rankings:
WISPA – Nicol
David vaults to #3
; PSA – Stewart
Boswell moves up 54 places
.

(6.8.05):
Hong Kong World Champs Proposal:
Hong
Kong Offer creates Scheduling Logjam
: report by Martin Bronstein.

(6.7.05):
PSA Al-Ahram Event Cancelled:
Grand
venue is no more
: report by Martin Bronstein.

(6.6.05):
Mamut Dutch Open:
Final
report
: Nicol David claims a significant WISPA victory.

(6.4.05):
Mamut Dutch Open:
Semifinal
report
: Topsy-turvy day as Atkinson, Grinham lose to David,
Elriani.

(6.3.05):
Hong Kong:
Surprise
development has Hong Kong staging both men’s and women’s world
opens
: Media sources in China say accord is near.
Mamut Dutch Open: Quarterfinal
report
: Seeds advance, Atkinson, Grinham
coast. Men’s
results
, and women’s
results
.

(6.2.05):
Mamut Dutch Open:
First
round report
: Stacey Ross upsets defending champ Laurens
Jan Anjema, Pam Nimmo ousts Shelly Kitchen Men’s
1st round results
, and women’s
1st round results
.

(6.1.05):
Mamut Dutch Open:
Final qualifying report:
Latasha Khan, Jan Koukal pace qualifiers, Men’s
qualifying results
, and women’s
qualifying results
.

(5.31.05):
Mamut Dutch Open:
1st day qualifying Men’s
qualifying results
, and women’s
qualifying results
: USA’s Latasha Khan, Holland’s Lucas Buit
advance.
Pan Am Fed Squash:
Rio Event postponed Delay
is tied to Rio ’07 Pan Am Games
: Squash seeks inclusion in
’07 Rio Event.
Saudi Arabia: New PSA Pro Event
Announced Ziad
Al-Turki brings pro squash to Saudi
: event
is natural progression from growth of squash in
Saudi Arabia.
Squash Jobs Exchange: New
job listings see
all listings
: Williams seeks
assistant coach
, U Club of New York seeks
assistant
..

(5.30.05):
Martin Bronstein:
His Global
Gallery for June 05
: Squennis, Olympics, Power’s shoes, …
more.
Mamut Dutch Open: Preview Vanessa
in the spotlight in Almere
, Anjema in defense
of men’s crown.
Perth Australia: WISPA Satellite
event results
: Australia’s Brown beats
New Zealand’s Crome in Perth.

Martin
Bronstein and SquashTalk announce
expanded agreement
© 2005 SquashTalk LLC)

(5.29.05):
Mamut Dutch Open:
Qualifying starts on Tuesday, with
3 of world’s top 4 women: Women’s
draw
, men’s draw, women’s
qualifying
.

(5.28.05):
Interview:
Conversations
with Ellen Petersen
: SquashTalk speaks to Ellen Petersen,
winner in Carcassone.

(5.27.05):
World Games – Squash:
event
preview
: takes place July 16-19 in Duisberg GY.

(5.26.05):
Runa Reta:
What we think
but don’t say
: Player-refereeing relations, part I.

(5.25.05):
Martin Bronstein:
SquashTalk
and Bronstein Announce Agreement
: Respected squash writer
Bronstein to consolidate his efforts onto SquashTalk.com.

(5.24.05):
UK National League:
Finals:
Heavy underdogs Wolverhampton snare title on shoulders of Ricketts
and Kitchen.
Carcassone, FR: Final
report
: Ellen Petersen, wins WISPA Open de
la Cite. results.

(5.23.05):
PSA Merredin Open:
Summary
report
: Boswell wins again on satellite tour.
MSRA NY Mixed Hardball Doubles: Report:
Davenport & Dinerman defend title.

(5.22.05):
Carcassone, FR:
Semi-final
report
: Petersen, El Weleily are surprise finalists. results.

(5.21.05):
Carcassone, FR:
WISPA Satellite: the quarter
final report
: Petersen continues her run. First Round: Veteran
Castets falls to Petersen. results.

(5.20.05):
Carcassone, FR:
WISPA Satellite: qualifying
results
and the main
draw
.
A Future Vision:
Martin Bronstein: looks
at a future view of the role of technology in being a spectator

(5.19.05):
Exclusive ST Interview:
David Palmer talks about his
upcoming goals and takes aim at the referees: audio
interview.
SquashTalk also speaks with Satinder Bajwa and
Tim Garner. Interviews
from Broadgate
.

(5.18.05):
Pakistan:
Farrukh Zaman wins Nationals: event
recap

Squash Business:
Retailer credits squash sponsorship
with rapid growth: Leekes
Story
.
USA Men’s Trials:
Chris Gordon wins Pan Am trials: weekend
report
; als

(5.17.05):
Euro Juniors U15 & U17:
Finals .England
wins double European Golds.
Hyder Trophy New York: Report
and results from all divisions
. 148 players
compete in 36th running of event.
Doubles: Father/son
doubles finals
. Three teams of champions
determined in inaugural event.

(5.16.05):
Hyder Trophy New York:
Finals .
Graham Ryding, Meredeth Quick emerge victors.
Atlanta PSA Satellite: Finals .
Stefane Galifi wins over Gavin Jones in straight
games.
Euro Juniors U15 & U17: Semis .England
and Germany dominate both divisions.

(5.15.05):
Hurghada, Egypt:
Finals .
Rachael Grinham edges Abdel Kawy 10-8 in fifth.
Hyder Trophy New York: Mens
semis
. Damian Mudge pushes Graham Ryding
into 5th game tiebreaker.
Doubles: Father/son
doubles semis
. Seedings prove unpredictable.

(5.14.05):
Hurghada, Egypt:
semi
finals
. Abdel Kawy beats Waters in a lenthy, exciting contest
Atlanta GA PSA Satellite: Galifi
and Jones win in semifinals
.
Hyder Trophy New York: Mens
quarters
. Hamza edges Yehia in five.

(5.13.05):
Superseries Final:
Finals
report
: Power overwhelms Lincou with pressure, touch and
speed.
Superseries Final: Report
Card on Jonathon Power
: A reinvented Power
is ready for a run at #1.
Hurghada, Egypt: second
round
. Alison Waters upsets Shelley Kitchen.
Atlanta GA PSA Satellite: Golan
out in quarterfinal stage
.
Hyder Trophy New York: Mens
first round
. Ryding leads seeds into second
round.

(5.12.05):
Superseries Final:
Semifinals
report
: Power defeats Palmer in a brutal and entertaining
five game ninety minute encounter. Licou fights off 7 match balls
to defeat Beachill.
USA Men’s Trials: Draw
announced for US Men’s Trials this weekend in
San Diego
.
Atlanta GA PSA Satellite: Matt
Giuffre advances at the expense of Bennett
.
Superseries Final, London: Day
Three – pools finals
. It will be Power
versus Palmer; Beachill vs Lincou.
Hardball Doubles:
US
Father-Son Doubles Preview
. First ever father son nationals
this weekend in New York.

(5.11.05):
Hurghada, Egypt:
first
round, last half
. Sharon Wee repulses a charge by Raneem
El Weleily. Draw/results.
Superseries Final, London: Nicol
withdraws
. Finger injury forces him out.
Day two report
. Beachill over Willstrop,
Nicol stopped. by Martin Bronstein.
Hurghada, Egypt: first
round, top half
. Rebecca Botwright
wins an upset over Kheirallah. Hurghada.

(5.10.05):
Superseries Final, London:
Day
one
. Willstrop stops Palmer, by Martin Bronstein.
Hurghada, Egypt: qualifying
final
. Trabolsy advances.

(5.09.05):
Gerlingen GY:
Lina
El Tannir Scores Big upset in German Jrs
.
New York:
Hyder
Trophy Event Turns 36 This Weekend
. event preview.
UK National League: Colets
Earns Two National Team Titles
.
Doubles: Waite
and Mudge Complete Perfect Season
. win
ISDA event in San Francisco.
Hurghada, Egypt:
Seeds
advance in qualifying round one
.

(5.08.05):
World Squash Awards:
Jahanigir,
Vanessa, Nicol David, Willstrop, Lincou feted
– by Martin
Bronstein
Canadian Nationals: Jonathon
Power, Melanie Jans-Burke win titles
– for
Power it’s his sixth title.

(5.07.05):
Interview:
Jonathon
Power, at the crossroads
– Ryan Barnett speaks to Jonathon
Power about the upcoming and past season.
Canadian Nationals: Power
and Razik to meet in final
– Jans-Burke upends
Reta.

(5.06.05):
Canadian Nationals:
Power
reaches semis, to meet Giuffre
– by Ryan Barnett in Toronto.
Building courts: Surplus
glass walls available

(5.05.05):
Canadian Nationals:
Seeds
fight sun, advance into quarters
– by Ryan Barnett in Toronto.
WISPA Womens World Rankings:
Status
quo in the top 20

(5.04.05):
Mens World Rankings:
Power
Bursts Back up into Elite Four
– by Marin Bronstein
UK National League:
Semi
Final to Wolverhampton
– Ricketts leads team to first finals
berth.

(5.03.05):
US Women:
Hall
takes Greenwich Selection event
– Wing, Pochoda join Hall,
Quick on Pan Am squad.
UK National League: Semi
Final Battle
– Ricketts, Ong lead all star
cast for semi final clash.
Canadian Nationals: Event
moves back to Toronto
– Glass court and
National TV – preview by Ryan Barnett.

(5.02.05):
Superseries Final:
Baj
Prepares for 10th Superseries Final that he has Staged

by Martin Bronstein
Italy:
Mega Italian
Open Finals
– Stacey Ross wins first PSA title
Taranaki NZ: Leevey
wins WISPA event
– recap

(4.30.05):
European Teams ’05:
England
wins dual titles, Holland taks silver (women) and bronze (men)

finals and placements recap and results.
Italy:

[April
2005 News]
(and before)

 

Weymuller
’05 : Nicol David wins and Sunday
photos
. Photo © 2005 Debra Tessier

(11.9.05) Monte
Carlo Open:
First round results: Atkinston-Stoehr
rematch set up for quarters.
Qualifying finals report

Big
Apple ISDA Doubles:
Finals – Dinerman’s
report
: Quick and Gould win in a big upset.

US
Open Boston:
Pro Interviews from Boston – audio
interviews
: Beachill, Ricketts, Botwright, Kitchen,
more.. final photos- men, women.

Baltimore
City PSA Open:
Qualifier report:
Price Bullington Open: Suchde
wins intercollegiate pre-season invitational results:

(11.8.05) Finals- report :
Vicky Botwright puts up stiff resistance but falls to #4 Natalie
Grinham. Beachill edges Palmer.

(11.7.05)
US Open Boston:
Semi finals- report :
Superlative squash marks Beachill-Matthew and Palmer-Ricketts
contests. photos: men I, II, women
European Nations Cup: Finals report Slovakian
men, Norwegian Women win gold.
Vancouver PSA:
Finals report and results

(11.6.05)US
Open Boston:
Quarterfinals- quarters
women
. and quarters
men
. photos
I
, II , III
US Open Boston:
Interviews




Cameron
Pilley (click to start interview)





Natalie Grinham (click to start interview)




Joey Barrington (click to start interview)
WISPA Los Angeles: New Showcase event announced report
.

Big Apple ISDA Doubles: Semi finals – Dinerman’s
report
: Quick and Gould reach finals; Quarter finals –
Horler and Hosey reach finals – report
Vancouver PSA: Semi finals report and results

(11.5.05)
US Open Boston:
first round second day – mens
report
and womens report.
Squash Business: Jonathon
Power and associates launch integrated marketing
firm – SquashPower
launched
Exeter NH: New Fisher squash
facility dedicated – Report
Vancouver PSA: Quarterfinals report and results

(11.4.05)
US Open Boston:
first round first day – mens
report
and womens report.
College Squash:
U Rochester in Cleveland report
Vancouver PSA: First round report and results

(11.3.05)
US Open Boston:
final qualifying report:
women’s draw/results. and
men’s draw/results.
ACT Canberra: Barker wins
title report
Vancouver BC PSA: Berg fails
to qualify qualifying
report
World PSA Rankings: Ricketts
moves to #3 November
Men’s rankings

World WISPA Rankings: November
Women’s rankings

(11.2.05)
US Open Boston:
men’s qualifier begins first
day report
Barrington hobbled; Anjema puts out Illingowrth:
women’s draw/results. and
men’s draw/results.
US Open Boston:
Men’s and Women’s pro qualifying begins
today. Draws and information.

Pan
Am Teams:
Brazil and USA win titles report

(11.1.05) College
Squash:
Naval Academy Takes on Chicago story , weekend
results
.
Howe Cup Philadelphia:
Philadelphia teams sweep all divisions recap

(10.31.05)
Motor City Open, Detroit:
Power defeats White handily
in finals report and complete
results.

Goshen
Open, Indiana:
Suzie Pierrepont collects
first pro title, finals
report
and complete
results
.

Saskatoon
"Boast" Open:
Finals – Borje
Golan wins Saskatchewan title. Report

(10.30.05) Weymuller
Open, Brooklyn:
Finals – Nicol David wins. report, final
photogallery
.
Motor City Open, Detroit: Power
and White reach finals semis
report
.
Pan Am Fed Cup Teams: Quarters:
USA Teams advance. USA
Report

Goshen Open, Indiana: Kippax and
Pierrepont reach finals, semis
report
.
Saskatoon "Boast" Open: Semifinals
– Golan and Kenny are winners. Report
Weymuller Open, Brooklyn: Semis
– Grinham and David through. report. semi
photogallery.

(10.29.05) Weymuller
Open, Brooklyn:
Quarters – Isabelle has her day beating
Atkinson. Report  and results.
Saskatoon "Boast" Open: Quarterfinals. Report

(10.28.05) US
Open, Boston:
Daniel Sharplin wins local Prequalifier. Results .
Weymuller Open, Brooklyn:
First round thursday. Report  and day
one photogallery
.
Pan Am Fed Cup Singles: Alana Miller and Eric Galvez
win. Final report .

Motor
City Open, Detroit:
Power and White on track first
round results
.

(10.27.05) Pan
Am Fed Cup Teams:
Pools action begins. First
session news flash
.

US
Open, Boston:
Preview. By
Martin Bronstein
.
Weymuller Open, Brooklyn:
Pittock,
Briggs, Martin, L Khan qualify. Report.
Motor City Open, Detroit: Qualifying
final . results .
Saskatoon "Boast" Open: Qualifiers
completed in Saskatchewan. Results
and main draw
.

Pan
Am Fed Cup Single:
Mexicans dominate semi
final action . Report
on quarters and semis
.

(10.26.05) Weymuller
Open, Brooklyn:
Latasha Khan advances in qualifying
action. Report.
Pan Am Fed Cup Single: Mexicans,
Americans emerge in round of 16. Report
on rounds 1-3
.
College Squash: Jackie Bagwell steps
down after a successful 18 year coaching career at
Hamilton and Amherst. Story .
Also, 05-06 college
team profiles.

British
Open ’05
: Ricketts
and David win
and Tuesday
photos
. Photo
© 2005 Fritz Borchert

(10.25.05) Sponsorship: Nicol
David signs with Prince press
release.
. Also see business
news index.

(10.24.05) Hedonism
II Open, Jamaica:
Final report. .
Grinham defeats Kawy in four.
Oceania Games: Papua New Guinea
Collects Dual Golds. Final
Report
.
Cadillac PSA Athen Open, Greece: Hisham
wins battle of brothers in finals. Final
Report
.

(10.23.05)
Goodlife PSA Open, Ottawa: Final round report.
Kemp
defeats Jones in final. Complete
draw
.
Hedonism II Open, Jamaica:
Semi final report. .
Grinham and Kawy waltz into finals.
Goodlife PSA Open, Ottawa:
Semi final round report.
Jones
outlasts Razik in 106 minutes.

Cadillac
PSA Athen Open, Greece:
Ashour
brothers to meet in finals. Semi
final Recap
.

(10.22.05) Hedonism
II Open, Jamaica:
Quarterfinal report. .
Geaves over Perry.
Goodlife PSA Open, Ottawa:
Quarterfinal round recap.
Selby
reaches semis.

(10.21.05) Hedonism
II Open, Jamaica:
First round recap. .
Grinham, Kawy advance.
Cadillac PSA Athen Open, Greece:
Ashour brothers win in
quarters. Quarterfinal Recap.
Goodlife PSA Open, Ottawa:
First round recap.
Razik
advances, Caruthers beats Hassaan. Main
draw
.

(10.20.05) Hedonism
II Open, Jamaica:
Final qualifying recap.
.
Latasha Khan faces Runa Reta in first round. Main
draw
.

Cadillac
PSA Athen Open, Greece:
First round
sees Ashours advance. 1st
Round Recap
.

Goodlife
PSA Open, Ottawa:
Final qualifying round recap.
Upsets
mark final qualifying play.

Hedonism
II Open, Jamaica:
First qualifying
round recap.
.
Rachael Grinham head the Main
draw
.

(10.19.05) Runa
Reta Column:
A precarious balance Training
and competing
, also
see Runa’s prior columns.

Canary
Wharf Classic:
2006 Event will be Feb
13-17 with PSA ranking points. News
Release
.
Pan Am Fed Cup: Twice-delayed
event now set for El Salvador Oct 24-28 preview.

British
Open ’05
: Willstrop
reaches finals
and Sunday
photos
. Photo
© 2005 Fritz Borchert

(10.18.05) Maryland
ISDA Doubles:
Finals wrapup.
, Quick
and Gould lose to Waite and Mudge in three.
Goodlife
PSA Open, Ottawa:
First qualifying round results.
Robin
Clarke advances.

(10.17.05)
British Open:
Finals,
Nicol David wins to become Malaysia’s first British Open Champions.
Anthony Ricketts wins men’s title.
Finals
preview
, very upredictable matchups.
Calgary Open: Finals: Runa too good wrapup.
Maryland ISDA Doubles: Semis wrapup.
, Quick
and Gould to meet Waite and Mudge. Quarters.

(10.16.05) 2005
British Open:
semifinals report ,
Nicol David beats Rachael Grinham. Power, Nicol out.
Calgary Open: Semis: Runa stops
Lorentzen wrapup.
Quarters: Lorentzen leads upsets wrapup.

(10.15.05) Calgary
Open:
First round wrapup.

2005
British Open:
quarterfinals report ,
Power, Nicol, Willstrop, Grinhams, David all win.

(10.14.05) Ireland: Irish preview.
2005 British Open:
Round of 16, bottom half report Atkinson,
Beachill, Grainger lose; and mens
draw
, womens draw:
David Palmer out at hands of Ong Beng Hee. Also Thursday
photos
by Fritz Borchert.

(10.13.05) Ireland: Irish preview.
2005 British Open:
Mens second round, womens 1st round report and mens
draw
, womens draw:
Nicol, Grinham, David all advance.

(10.12.05) 2005
British Open:
Completion of suspended first round, report .

British
Open ’05
: Palmer-Hee
match suspended
and Thursday
photos
. Photo
© 2005 Fritz Borchert

(10.11.05) 2005
British Open:
Mens first round, report and draw:
Gough Upsets Kneipp.

(10.10.05) 2005
British Open:
Qualifying day two, report and mens and womens draw:
Boswell is in.

PSA
Baltimore Open:
Razik beats Jenson in five-game
final. Finals
report
.

(10.9.05) 2005
British Open:
Qualifying day one, report and mens and womens draws.
PSA Baltimore Open: Razik and
Jenson, will meet in Sunday’s final. Quarters/semis
report
.

(10.8.05) PSA
Baltimore Open:
Top seeds, Razik and Jenson, advance. First
Round
.

(10.7.05) Denver
Doubles:
Butcher and Heath win the Monticello Open Tournament
report

(10.5.05) Global
Gallery:
Martin Bronstein’s October
Column
on Tania Bailey, Hong Kong, more.

(10.4.05) Opinion: As
we prepare for the British Open 2005,
it’s stature is at risk. Commentary.
World Rankings: Jonathon Power
advances to #2 PSA
Rankings
. Natalie Grainger reclaims #4 WISPA
Rankings
.

(10.3.05) Yokohama
WISPA Open:
V Botwright beats Chui in Final. Finals
wrapup
.

(10.2.05) Hungarian
Open Final:
Shabana defeats Gaultier in five games. Final
report
. – results.
Yokohama WISPA Open:
Chui upsets Perry in semis. Semis
wrapup
.
Hungarian Open:
Gaultier, Shabana beat Nicol, Willstrop. Semi
final round
, – draw.

(10.1.05) Hungarian
Open:
Shabana defeats Darwish. Quarterfinal
round
, – draw.
Yokohama WISPA Open: Jaclyn Hawkes
of New Zealand scores two upsets. 1st/Quarters
wrapup
.

(9.30.05) Hungarian Open: White,
Zaman suffer upsets. First
round
, – draw.

Alexandria
WISPA Open:
Egypt guaranteed a finalist
in Alexandria. Semifinal
wrapup
.
Yokohama WISPA Open: Japanese,
Korean qualify. Qualifyingl
wrapup
.

(9.29.05)
WISPA:
English pro, Jenny Tranfield retires: Story
and brief profile.

Alexandria WISPA Open: Egypt guaranteed
a finalist in Alexandria. Quarterfinal
wrapup
.
ESF Jr Squash: Victoria Lust and
Tom Hoevenaars win in Nordic
Jr Open.

Berkshire
Open, USA: Johnson
Cup inaugurated
and Boswell
wins
. Photo
© 2005 Williams Squash

(9.28.05)
US Rankings:
Preston Quick "unifies" #1 ranking
position in USA (Grand Prix and US Open Rankings) for Oct 1st,
in rankings released
yesterday
Hungarian Open: Krajczak falls
to Barrington in final qualifying round. Qualifying
final
, – draw.
Alexandria WISPA Open: Seven of
eight seeds advance in first round play. 1st
Round wrapup
.

(9.27.05)
Hungarian Open:
Krajczak advances in first qualifying
round. Qualifying report,
draw.
Squash Business
Vantage
Enters Squash Racquet Market
– former Dunlop designers see
opportunity for new brand and new concept.
Berkshire PSA Open: Dave
Johnson Award Established
– event poised for
future growth.

Alexandria
WISPA Open:
Six Egyptians win in first qualifying
round. Qualifying
result
s,

(9.26.05)
Berkshire PSA Open:
Final
report
– Pilley stopped short by Boswell complete
results
.
Gerrard Grand Prix: Finals, report,
Lincou wins. Complete
results
.
Lake Forest Open:
Quick beats Puertas and Chin gets third. final
report
, – draw.
4th Women’s Islamic Games: Chuah
beats Khan for Gold in Tehran. final
report
,

(9.25.05) USSRA
:
Longtime Face
and Membership Voice of US Squash Abruptly Forced Out

Anne Farrell, 25 year USSRA office person, terminated with 1
day notice.
Squashtalk exclusive
Berkshire
PSA Open:
Sunday
semi final report
– Pilley upsets Ryding results.
Gerrard Grand Prix: Pool rounds, third
day report
, Matthew, Lincou reach final. Pools
& womens results
.
Lake Forest Open: Quick and
Puertas reach final semi
finals
, report – draw.

Cuitat
de Barcelona PSA:
final report ,
Golan beats Selby. draw.

(9.24.05) Berkshire
PSA Open:
Saturday
quarter final report
– Illingworth weekend ends and Boswell
charges, results.
Euro Clubs, Paderborn:
German
teams sweep medals
– finals.Squashtalk exclusive
Berkshire PSA Open: Friday
1st round report
– Illingworth earns upset.Squashtalk exclusive
Gerrard Grand Prix: Pool rounds, second
day report
, Willstrop stops Shabana. Pools
tables
.
Lake Forest Open: US men’s selection
event quarterfinals,
Patterson defeats River – draw.

Women’s
Islamic Games:
First round in Tehran results,
Carla Khan, Tricia Chuah advance.

Cuitat
de Barcelona PSA:
quarterfinal report , draw.

St
Louis MPM Open
,
USA: Anjema upsets Beachill©
2005 Debra Tessier

(9.23.05) Euro
Clubs, Paderborn:
Friday
night report
– semi finals.Squashtalk exclusive

Gerrard
Grand Prix:
Pool rounds, first
evening report
, Shabana defeats White. Pools
tables
.

Stanford: in
a big boost for women’s squash Stanford
University adds squash as Varsity Sport
to
its sports programs. college news
Euro Clubs, Paderborn:
Friday
noon report
– the Macfie report.Squashtalk exclusive
Cuitat de Barcelona PSA: first
round report ,
close contest mark first round play. draw.
Berkshire Open: Qualifer final Suchde
and Illingworth qualify
and main
draw
.
Lake Forest Open: US
men’s selection event first
round
, two matches from Thursday
night – draw.
Gerrard Grand Prix:
Manchester event preview
and matchups
, non-ranking event starts
tomorrow.
WISPA in Turnkey: Vanessa
and Rachael take
on Turkey’s best
, on a WISPA visit to
Istambul.

(9.22.05)
Euro Clubs, Paderborn:
Thursday
second report
– quick first round.squashtalk exclusive
Euro Clubs, Paderborn:
Thursday
first report
– the seedings.
Cuitat de Barcelona PSA: qualifying
event wrapup ,
the main draw starts today. draw.
Lake Forest Open: US men’s selection
event is re-drawn ,
the event starts today – draw.

(9.21.05)
Berkshire Open:
Qualifer first day Suchde
defeats Delierre
and main
draw
.
News and Notes:
US Softball doubles at St. Louis and
the dedication of the Exeter (NH) Fisher squash courts. report .
Lake Forest Open: US men’s selection
event preview and draw.

(9.20.05)
St Louis Open:
Finals completed Shabana
spanks Ricketts in a whirlwind four. Report. Results. photos.
PACE Canadian Classic: Moves
to January
and out of the BCE Place .

(9.19.05)
St Louis Open:
Semi finals completed Ricketts
wins as Power injured, Shabana beats Willstrop. Report. Results. photos
I
, photos II.
Euro Clubs, Paderborn: Preview by
Martin Bronstein.

(9.18.05)
St Louis Open:
Quarterfinals complete Shabana
upsets Palmer and Willstrop ousts Lincou. Report. Results. photos
I
, photos II
Runa on the road: Runa talks about
the recent tour stop in Ecuador. Spanish
101: Getting by in Quito
.

(9.17.05)
Washington DC Urban Program:
New SquashEmpower program sets
sail
with kickoff fund raising dinner.
St Louis Open:
Exciting first
round
completed, Shabana, Ricketts, Power advance, Beachill
loses to Anjema. Report. Results. 1st
rnd photos
, venue photos

(9.16.05)
St Louis Open:
Qualifying
day two
– Anjema wins 1 1/2 hour battle with Galvez, local
start La Mude battles
Nanda
. Results. photos .

(9.15.05)
St Louis Open:
Qualifying
first session
– Boswell and Parke advance. Qualifying
second session
– La Mude upsets Jenson, Anjema wins. photos
Tom Page: Induction
into Episcopal Academy Hall of Fame
, by Rob Dinerman.

(9.14.05)
St Louis Open:
Qualifying
preview
– action begins tomorrow. (Main
draw
)

(9.13.05)
US National Softball Doubles:
The
new event noone knows about
– the strange case of an un-advertised
national championship in St Louis.
British Open ’05: Fitz-Gerald
signs on
– Commentary by Martin Bronstein.
Euro Championships, Paderborn: Preview
#1
– Peck leads Colets into another Euro Clubs
campaign; by Martin Bronstein.
Heliopolis Egypt PSA Event: Finals
Report
. Shabana wins abbreviated contest. Results.
Ecuador PSA/WISPA: Finals.
Galvez and Reta win in Quito.

(9.12.05)
Seattle WISPA:
Final
report
– Grinaham subdues Atkinson to retain #1: draw/results.
Heliopolis Egypt PSA Event: Semis
Report
. It will be an all-Egyptian final. Results.
Ecuador PSA/WISPA: Semis.
An all-Mexican men’s final.

English
Open, Sheffield: Shahid
Zaman loses to Peter Barker
© 2005 Fritz Borchert

(9.11.05)
Seattle WISPA:
Semifinal
report
– Atkinson stops David to reach Sunday’s finals: draw/results.
Heliopolis Egypt PSA Event: Quarters.
Dutch treat: Anjema stops Abbas. Draw.
Ecuador PSA/WISPA: Second
round
. Bernardo Samper advances.
Kolkata, India $20,000 PSA Event: Finals.
Iskandar earns title. Main
draw
.
Ecuador PSA/WISPA: First
round
. Two qualifiers advance.

(9.10.05)
Seattle WISPA:
Quarterfinal
report
– Atkinson dramatically takes her place in the semi
finals: draw/results.
Heliopolis Egypt PSA Event: Second
day
. Dutchman Anjema claims another scalp. Draw.

(9.9.05)
Seattle WISPA:
First
round report
– seeds fall in exciting action: draw/results.
Heliopolis Egypt PSA Event: First
day
. Adrian Grant loses, Shabana advances on
day one. Draw.
Kolkata, India $20,000 PSA Event: Semis.
Razik and Iskandar reach finals. Main
draw
.
USA 05-06 National Tournaments: Five
major US National events head to New Haven.

Ecuador PSA/WISPA: Qualifying
finals
. Local hopefuls crash out.

(9.8.05)
Seattle WISPA:
Qualifying
finals
. Top women’s players set for Seattle showdown.
Jobs Board: New
head pro listing
. check jobs exchange regularly
for opportunities.
Heliopolis Egypt PSA Event: Qualifying.
Two Egyptian qualifiers make the main draw.
Kolkata, India $20,000 PSA Event: Quarters.
Khayal Khan continues his advance.

(9.7.05)
Rye Port, New York:
Mike
Callaway opens new club, the Club at 800
.
Kolkata, India $20,000 PSA Event: First
Round
. Qualifiers make a lot of noise.
Global Gallery: Martin
Bronstein on squash for Sept 05
. Resurgant champs,
Olympics, India, more …
British Open 2005: Dunlop
announced as title sponsor
.

(9.6.05)
Kolkata, India $20,000 PSA Event:
Qualifying.
Gordon falls short, Bhattacharya moves ahead. Main
draw
.

(9.5.05)
New Zealand Nationals:
Finals.
Kitchn and Shuja win.

(9.2.05)
POF WISPA Pakistan:
Finals.
and complete results Carla
Khan wins.
PanAm Squash: Squash
inclusion secured for Rio Games
.
Mens Rankings: PSA
Sept World Rankings
, Thierry Lincou at the top
for 10 months, Boswell reaches #39.

(9.1.05)
Doubles Crossroads:
Denver
Event Bypasses ISDA
. event preview by Rob Dinerman.
POF WISPA Pakistan:
Semi
finals
. and complete
results.

(8.31.05)
Womens Rankings:
WISPA
Sept World Rankings
, no changes in top 20.
POF WISPA Pakistan: Quarterfinals ,
Carla Khan advances along with three Malaysian stars.
(Main Draw)

(8.30.05)
POF WISPA Pakistan:
First
Round
, Carla Khan advances.

(8.29.05) MPM
St Louis Open:
Preview,
Event starting Sept 17th in St Louis draws world’s best. [Draw]
POF WISPA Pakistan: Qualifying ,
Precocious Maria Toor qualifies. (Main
Draw
)

(8.28.05) CAS
Islamabad:
Finals ,
Adrian Grant defeats Mansoor Zaman in five. (Final
Draw
)

(8.26.05) CAS
Islamabad:
Semifinals ,
Mansoor Zaman stops 15 yr old Aamir Khan.
British Open: Heads
to Manchester
, John Nimick and John Beddington bring
to an end their management agreement.

(8.25.05) CAS
Islamabad:
Quarterfinals ,
Aamir Khan continues his charge.
Opinion: Too
Short in Islamabad
, some thoughts on the 11-point system
and the CAS first round matches.

(8.24.05) CAS
Islamabad:
First
round
, Aamir Khan scores huge upset over Ong Beng Hee.
Doping Sanctions: Galifi
gets two year ban
, after positive tests at two events.

(8.23.05) CAS
Islamabad:
Qualifying
finals
, first round matches-up Asian finalists.
College Squash: Trinity’s
Restrepo garners award
, named school’s student-athlete
of the year.

(8.22.05) USA
Men:
August
USA National Rankings
Quick and Puertas split top positions.

(8.21.05) English
Open:
Women’s
finals
Duncalf beats V Botwright in five. Men’s
finals
Peter Nicol wins in straight games.
PNG Squash Open: Finals :
Repeat final gives Iskandar the win.
Runa on the Road: English
101
conversing in English round the squash world.

(8.20.05) English
Open:
Semi
finals
(Men’s PSA and women’s invitiational). Matthew flies
high.
PNG Squash Open: Semis :
Repeat final will have Iskandar face off against
Pilley.
English Open: Main
page
(read all reports and results) and Squashed:
commentary by Team Kneipp.
PNG Squash Open: Quarters :
Seeds show strength in quarter finals.

(8.19.05)
English Open:
Quarterfinals
(in progress) Nicol and Willstrop advance. (Women’s
results
).
USA College: Mt
Holyoke season preview
: Experience, recruits
bolster Western Mass squad’s prospects.

(8.18.05)
English Open:
Round
one, day two
– Nick Matthew subdues Stewart Boswell.
PNG Squash Open: First
Round
: Iskandar joins six Australians
in quarter finals.
High School: St
Marks Squash Star Dies
: Obituary of Michela
Harriman.

(8.17.05)
English Open:
Round
one, day one
– "Flying Finn" Tuominen upsets David
Palmer.
English Open: Preview
by Team Kneipp
– the first round matchups in the
new season.

(8.16.05)
English Open:
Qualifying
Final
– Boswell and Zaman advance to main
draw
.

(8.15.05)
English Open:
Qualifying
1st round
– Boswell moves on as expected.
Santa
Barbara:
Final An
exhausted Razik takes home the title.
Brazil Open:
Final
Barrington tops off his South American tour.

Royal
Oak Open:
Carruthers halts the Ryder run.
late
round action
.

(8.14.05):
Brazil Open:
Semis.
Barrington ousts local favorite Alarcon.
Santa Barbara:
Semis. Top
seeds to the final.

English
Open, Sheffield: John
White and Joe Kneipp advance
© 2005 Fritz Borchert

(8.13.05):
Brazil Open:
Quarters.
Veteran Butt joins local Alarçon in Brasilia quarters.

Santa Barbara:
Quarters. Manning
subdues American hopeful Gordon.

Royal
Oak Open:
English qualifiers knock out local seeds in
2nd
round action
.

(8.12.05):
Brazil Open:
1st
Round
. 1st round exit for
Koukal.
Santa Barbara:
DeLierre
wins marathon
.

(8.11.05):
Brazil Open:
Qualifying
complete
. Alarcon and Santos to face off.
Royal Oak Open:
NZL
locals make 1st round
.

(8.09.05): English Open: – Preview
news. Boswell
given qualifying wildcard
and also. Musical
notes

World Rankings: – no major movement. PSA
Aug 1 rankings
and WISPA Aug 1 rankings.

Jr
Womens World Belgium: USA’s
Lorentzen leads USA to fourth place finish
© 2005
Martin Bronstein

(8.08.05):
Colombian Open:
– Peter Barker wins Bogota finals. Wrapup
Report

(8.07.05):
SquashWorks Open:
– Boswell, Kheirallah win. Finals
report
, Men’s draw and Women’s
draw
.
Colombian Open: – Barker & Nanda
reach Bogota finals. Wrapup
Report through semis

Auckland NZ Open: – Carruthers wins. Wrapup
Report and complete results

(8.06.05):
SquashWorks Open:
– Semis: Pierrepont, Boswell, advance. Semi
Finals report

(8.05.05):
SquashWorks Open:
– Corren, Boswell stay hot, Pierrepont
wins. Quarters report , Men’s
draw
and Women’s
draw
.

(8.04.05):
Fitz-Gerald Watch :
Sarah Fitz-Gerald surfaces at Edmonton
Masters. Interview
with Ryan Barnett
SquashWorks Open: – USA’s Hebden,
Gordon outmatched in first round play. 1st
round report

Colombian Open: – Samper qualifies
in Bogota. Report
of 3 qualifying rounds
Baker Group Oklahoma Open:
Boswell outclasses the field. event
report and results
On the web: Interesting essay
on anger as a motivator. article
on ESPN.com

(8.03.05):
US Men’s Selection Tour:
– New September Event Slate
for Lake Forest. Public
Access program makes headway
by Ross Mires.
Caribbean: – Guyana, Trinidad&Tobago,
score team victories in junior event. Event
wrapup

(8.02.05):
Bronstein’s Global Gallery:
– Tidbits from the World
Juniors. August Global
Gallery
by Martin Bronstein.
Team Kneipp Column: – Injury layoffs. The
Stewart Boswell Factor
by Dan and Joe Kneipp.
[Reader replies.]
New York Men’s Selection Event:
Damian Walker looks sharp in return to action. Tournament
Report
by Rob Dinerman.
College Squash: – Martin Heath named
U Rochester Head Squash Coach. Report by
Ron Beck
English Open 2005: – August 17-21
event features Palmer, Beachill, Nicol, Boswell. Tournament
Preview
and draw.
Adelaide PSA and WISPA: Hawkes and
Pilley score Adelaide wins Tournament
wrapup.
and PSA
draw
.
Waikato NZ PSA event: Laurence Delasaux
wins North Island event. Tournament
wrapup.

(8.01.05):
Malaysian Open WISPA:
– Nicol David gets important win. Finals
Report
and Complete
results
.
Pakistan Open PSA: Final
report
– Thierry Lincou wins season’s first event
over David Palmer.

(7.31.05):
Womens Jr Worlds:
Finals: Hong
Kong Upsets Egypt
for World Title. Complete
scores
.

(7.30.05):
Womens Jr Worlds:
Semfinals: Report #1: Egypt
defeats England; Canada wins
. ; Report #2: Hong
Kong over USA
.

(7.29.05):
Malaysian Open WISPA:
– David and Atkinson advance to
final. Semis wrapup and Complete
results
.
Womens Jr Worlds:
Quarterfinals: USA Upsets Malaysia
to gain semis. Quarters
report
.
Medal
First Round Report
– Australia upsets South Africa;
USA, England advance: and latest
knockout and pool draws/results
.
Runa Reta on Tour: The
2005 World Games
(and other
columns.)

(7.28.05):
Womens Jr Worlds:
Pool
rounds wrapup
and Canada upsets USA to earn strong seeding: Teams
Canada-USA report
and knockout
and pool draws/results
.
Malaysian Open WISPA: – Grinahms,
David and Atkinson advance. Quarterfinal
results
.

Jr
Womens World Belgium: Tenille
Swartz falls short in semi-finals
© 2005 Martin
Bronstein

(7.27.05):
Womens Jr Worlds:
USA jumps off to fast start, Teams
day one report
and pool
draws
.
Pakistan Open PSA: Quarterfinal
report
– Gaultier upsets Shabana; Ricketts, Matthew
warned.
Malaysian Open WISPA: – Seeds advance
in KL. First
round results
.
Pakistan Open PSA: Second
Round
– Tuesday results. Kneipp falls to Willstrop.
Adelaide PSA and WISPA: First round scores
and wrapup.

(7.26.05):
Malaysian Open WISPA:
Qualifying
final
– Malaysians Chuah and Lim fall short. Main
draw
.
Womens Jr Worlds: 16-year-old Raneem
El Weleily upsets
Joshna Chinappa
in a fast thirty minutes final.
Adelaide PSA Qualifying: Simon Rosner
qualifies Qualifying
results.

(7.25.05):
Womens Jr Worlds:
Semis
Report
Chinappa and El Weleily reach the world finals.
Pakistan Open PSA: Second
Day First Round
– Monday results from Karachi
– bottom half of the draw.
Malaysian Open WISPA: Qualifying
day one
– Japanese hopefuls strike out. Main
draw
.
Houston Open PSA: Finals
wrapup.

(7.24.05):
Womens Jr Worlds:
Quarters
Report
Chinappa advances, El Weleily outpoints Lortentzen.
Pakistan Open PSA: First
Day First Round
– Sunday results from Karachi.
Houston Open PSA: Quarters/Semis
wrapup.

(7.23.05):
Womens Jr Worlds:
Fourth
Round Report
Chinappa coasts, USA’s Lorentzen advances to
quarters – Martin Bronstein from Belgium.
Pakistan Open PSA: Qualifying
Final
– Friday results from Karachi.

(7.22.05):
Womens Jr Worlds:
Third
Round Report
– Martin Bronstein from Belgium.
Pakistan Open PSA: First
Day Qualifying Results
– from Karachi.
Womens Jr Worlds: First
& Second Round
– Results from Belgium.
Houston Open PSA: First
Round
– Seeds on course.

(7.21.05):
Houston Open PSA:
Qualifier
Local pro gains qualifying spot.
World Games, Duisberg: Recap
Squash makes a splash.

World
Games
: Seeds
advance to finals
© 2005 Fritz Borchert (Pasteris
vs Grinham)

(7.19.05):
World Games, Duisberg:
Women’s
finals
– Nicol David upsets Rachael Grinham in straight games.
Pakistan Open: Men’s
Season Opens in Karachi
– play begins July 24th.

(7.18.05):
World Games, Duisberg:
Semifinals
matches; also Plate results.
Australian Nationals: Mens
Wrapup
– Cameron Pilley wins star-less event.

(7.17.05):
Crocodile Challenge Hong Kong:
Final
round wrapup.
Chiu upsets Kitchen; Bennett wins men’s event.
World Games, Duisberg:
Quarterfinals
all seed advance again.

(7.16.05):
World Games, Duisberg:
First
round results
– all seed advanced.
Crocodile Challenge Hong Kong: Semifinal
round wrapup.

(7.15.05):
World Games, Duisberg:
Preview:
last minute withdrawals shuffle men’s deck

Crocodile Challenge Hong Kong: 1st
and Second rounds wrapup.

(7.13.05):
Editorial from Martin Bronstein:
The
IOC Sport Vote Debacle
Crocodile Challenge Hong Kong: Qualifying
finals in Hong Kong.

Crocodile
Challenge: Korea’s
Lee qualifies in Hong Kong
© 2005 Gerry Gibson)

(7.12.05):
Euro Juniors Tour:
Castagnet,
De Rycke win in Cologne
Runa Reta on Tour: Sophomore
Slump: Fair or Misleading Concept?

(7.11.05):
More on rankings:
WISPA
Rankings – A perspective
, by Andrew Shelley.

(7.09.05):
Opinion – The Spin:
Time
to revise the PSA and WISPA rankings
, view on pro squash
by Ron Beck.

(7.08.05):
IOC Meetings:
Squash
Olympics Hopes Boosted!
, Baseball, Softball dropped by IOC…
The all hopes dashed,
as squash falls short
of 2/3 vote.

(7.07.05):
Women’s World Jrs:
Egypt
Seeded to Retain Title
, Hong Kong, England ,USA are 2-3-4.
Chinappa first individual seed.

BSPA
Grand Prix: Finals
at Abingdon
© 2005 SquashTalk LLC)

(7.06.05):
July Global Gallery:
Martin
Bronstein’s monthly column
, on the Olympic meetings, world
referees, and more.

(7.03.05):
Mumbai India Squash:
Ashour
beats Mehboob
, results of finals from Otter Club, Mumbai.

(7.02.05):
Mumbai India Squash:
Mehboob,
Ashour reach finals
, results of semi finals from Otter Club.

(7.01.05):
PSA Squash:
July
1st World Rankings
, Stewart Boswell jumps 21 positions to
62.

(6.30.05):
Mumbai India Squash:
Samper
upsets Bhattacharya in quarters
, results of first 3 rounds.
WISPA Squash:
July
1st World Rankings
, Rachael Grinham extends stay at #1 to 12
months.
English Open Squash: August
Event Adds Women’s Draw
, will be BSPA 05-06 Grand
Prix opener.
Olympic Games: WSF
Delegation heads to Singapore IOC meetings
, WSF’s
Leighton voices optimism.

(6.28.05):
College Squash:
Wellesley
Team Strive for their Survival
, by Rob Dinerman

(6.27.05):
US Pro Los Angeles:
Walker,
Grainger win US Pro Titles
, by Rob Dinerman
Amman Jordan: WISPA
Stars Plan September Tour
, also to visit Turkey,
Greece

(6.26.05):
US Pro Los Angeles:
Semifinal
report
, by Rob Dinerman

(6.25.05):
US Pro Los Angeles:
Quarterfinal
report
, by Rob Dinerman
Chennai PSA Open: Finals
– Bhattacharya wins
, the draw/results.
Chennai PSA Open: Semifinal
summary
, the draw/results.

(6.24.05):
BSPA Head Grand Prix Finals:
Macree and Matthew Win
Trophies Final report.
Chennai PSA Open: Quarterfinal
summary
, the draw/results.

(6.23.05):
BSPA Head Grand Prix Finals:
Macree and Matthew Pace
Semis Semi fiinal report.
Pakistan: Shahid Zaman wins
in Lahore, finals
report and results.

BSPA Head Grand Prix Finals:
Matthew
charges into semis, Men’s
quarterfinal report.

Chennai PSA Open:
Indians
fare well in 1st Round
, the draw/results.

(6.22.05):
BSPA Head Grand Prix Finals:
Matthew, Macree, Nimmo
the favorites, event at
Abingdon, Wed through Friday.

Chennai PSA Open: Indians
shine in qualifier
, the main
draw
.

(6.21.05):
Pakistan:
Shahid Zaman and Moh’d Iskandar reach finals, semis
report and results.

US Pro: Natalie Grainger, Stefan
Castelyn top LA seedings, preview.
Pakistan: 3 Pakistanis reach semifinal
round, quarters
report and results.

Squash
Jobs: the latest SquashTalk classified listings © 2005
SquashTalk LLC)

(6.20.05):
Pakistan:
Farrukh Zaman bursts through qualifiers, first
round report and results.

Mexico: Boswell makes it five in
a row, report. and results.
Colombia: Rafael Ararçon,
Samantha Teran win in finals, report
and results.

(6.19.05):
Mexico:
Boswell reaches finals, report.
and results.
Colombia: Bernardo Samper, Samantha
Teran reache finals, report
and results.

Euro Singles : Atkinson and Gaultier
win European Titles at Prague Event, report
and results.

Pan
Am Squash in Rio moves
to late August
© 2005 SquashTalk LLC)

(6.18.05):
Mexico:
Boswell blasts into quarters, report.
and

results.
Euro Singles : Koukal beats Ball in mens
and Atkinson and Elriani advance in women’s Semis, report
and results.

(6.17.05):
Euro Singles :
Seeds advance in mens and women’s Quarter, report
and results.

(6.16.05):
Euro Singles :
Seeds advance in mens and women’s first
round , report and results.

(6.15.05):
IOC Olympics 2012:
Programme Evaluation Commission report
released, the evaluation
leaves sports guessing in advance of July 8th vote.

(6.14.05):
Naracoorte PSA:
Simon Carruthers wins first event, report.
England Mini Squash: England Squash
inaugurate’s 100th "Mini Squash" participating
center, report.

(6.13.05):
BSPA Grand Prix:
Grand Prix Final Set for Abington,
June 22-24, preview.
Williamstown MA:
Second annual Berkshire PSA Open with
an increased purse announced
for Sept 2005.

Jobs Exchange:
New Jobs at UClub NY, Greenwich Country
Club, Round Hill Club, and Williams college posted: job
postings
.

(6.11.05):
Mexico:
Boswell again lurks in qualifier: preview. (also draw)

(6.10.05):
Prague:
Atkinson, Gaultier top ESF Indiviual Championships
field: preview.
Runa Reta: What
we think but don’t say
: Player-refereeing relations,
part 2 – advice to PLAYERS. (also see – part
1
and Symington
proposal

(6.9.05):
World Rankings:
WISPA – Nicol
David vaults to #3
; PSA – Stewart
Boswell moves up 54 places
.

(6.8.05):
Hong Kong World Champs Proposal:
Hong
Kong Offer creates Scheduling Logjam
: report by Martin Bronstein.

(6.7.05):
PSA Al-Ahram Event Cancelled:
Grand
venue is no more
: report by Martin Bronstein.

(6.6.05):
Mamut Dutch Open:
Final
report
: Nicol David claims a significant WISPA victory.

(6.4.05):
Mamut Dutch Open:
Semifinal
report
: Topsy-turvy day as Atkinson, Grinham lose to David,
Elriani.

(6.3.05):
Hong Kong:
Surprise
development has Hong Kong staging both men’s and women’s world
opens
: Media sources in China say accord is near.
Mamut Dutch Open: Quarterfinal
report
: Seeds advance, Atkinson, Grinham coast. Men’s
results
, and women’s
results
.

(6.2.05):
Mamut Dutch Open:
First
round report
: Stacey Ross upsets defending champ Laurens
Jan Anjema, Pam Nimmo ousts Shelly Kitchen Men’s
1st round results
, and women’s
1st round results
.

(6.1.05):
Mamut Dutch Open:
Final qualifying report:
Latasha Khan, Jan Koukal pace qualifiers, Men’s
qualifying results
, and women’s
qualifying results
.

(5.31.05):
Mamut Dutch Open:
1st day qualifying Men’s
qualifying results
, and women’s
qualifying results
: USA’s Latasha Khan, Holland’s Lucas Buit
advance.
Pan Am Fed Squash:
Rio Event postponed Delay
is tied to Rio ’07 Pan Am Games
: Squash seeks inclusion in
’07 Rio Event.
Saudi Arabia: New PSA Pro Event
Announced Ziad
Al-Turki brings pro squash to Saudi
: event is
natural progression from growth of squash in Saudi
Arabia.
Squash Jobs Exchange: New job listings see
all listings
: Williams seeks
assistant coach
, U Club of New York seeks
assistant
..

(5.30.05):
Martin Bronstein:
His Global
Gallery for June 05
: Squennis, Olympics, Power’s shoes, …
more.
Mamut Dutch Open: Preview Vanessa
in the spotlight in Almere
, Anjema in defense
of men’s crown.
Perth Australia: WISPA Satellite
event results
: Australia’s Brown beats New Zealand’s
Crome in Perth.

Martin
Bronstein and SquashTalk announce
expanded agreement
© 2005 SquashTalk LLC)

(5.29.05):
Mamut Dutch Open:
Qualifying starts on Tuesday, with
3 of world’s top 4 women: Women’s
draw
, men’s draw, women’s
qualifying
.

(5.28.05):
Interview:
Conversations
with Ellen Petersen
: SquashTalk speaks to Ellen Petersen,
winner in Carcassone.

(5.27.05):
World Games – Squash:
event
preview
: takes place July 16-19 in Duisberg GY.

(5.26.05):
Runa Reta:
What we think
but don’t say
: Player-refereeing relations, part I.

(5.25.05):
Martin Bronstein:
SquashTalk
and Bronstein Announce Agreement
: Respected squash writer
Bronstein to consolidate his efforts onto SquashTalk.com.

(5.24.05):
UK National League:
Finals:
Heavy underdogs Wolverhampton snare title on shoulders of Ricketts
and Kitchen.
Carcassone, FR: Final
report
: Ellen Petersen, wins WISPA Open de la
Cite. results.

(5.23.05):
PSA Merredin Open:
Summary
report
: Boswell wins again on satellite tour.
MSRA NY Mixed Hardball Doubles: Report:
Davenport & Dinerman defend title.

(5.22.05):
Carcassone, FR:
Semi-final
report
: Petersen, El Weleily are surprise finalists. results.

(5.21.05):
Carcassone, FR:
WISPA Satellite: the quarter
final report
: Petersen continues her run. First Round: Veteran
Castets falls to Petersen. results.

(5.20.05):
Carcassone, FR:
WISPA Satellite: qualifying
results
and the main
draw
.
A Future Vision:
Martin Bronstein: looks
at a future view of the role of technology in being a spectator

(5.19.05):
Exclusive ST Interview:
David Palmer talks about his
upcoming goals and takes aim at the referees: audio
interview.
SquashTalk also speaks with Satinder Bajwa and
Tim Garner. Interviews
from Broadgate
.

(5.18.05):
Pakistan:
Farrukh Zaman wins Nationals: event
recap

Squash Business:
Retailer credits squash sponsorship
with rapid growth: Leekes
Story
.
USA Men’s Trials:
Chris Gordon wins Pan Am trials: weekend
report
; als

(5.17.05):
Euro Juniors U15 & U17:
Finals .England
wins double European Golds.
Hyder Trophy New York: Report
and results from all divisions
. 148 players
compete in 36th running of event.
Doubles: Father/son
doubles finals
. Three teams of champions determined
in inaugural event.

(5.16.05):
Hyder Trophy New York:
Finals .
Graham Ryding, Meredeth Quick emerge victors.
Atlanta PSA Satellite: Finals .
Stefane Galifi wins over Gavin Jones in straight
games.
Euro Juniors U15 & U17: Semis .England
and Germany dominate both divisions.

(5.15.05):
Hurghada, Egypt:
Finals .
Rachael Grinham edges Abdel Kawy 10-8 in fifth.
Hyder Trophy New York: Mens
semis
. Damian Mudge pushes Graham Ryding into 5th game
tiebreaker.
Doubles: Father/son
doubles semis
. Seedings prove unpredictable.

(5.14.05):
Hurghada, Egypt:
semi
finals
. Abdel Kawy beats Waters in a lenthy, exciting contest
Atlanta GA PSA Satellite: Galifi
and Jones win in semifinals
.
Hyder Trophy New York: Mens
quarters
. Hamza edges Yehia in five.

(5.13.05):
Superseries Final:
Finals
report
: Power overwhelms Lincou with pressure, touch and
speed.
Superseries Final: Report
Card on Jonathon Power
: A reinvented Power is
ready for a run at #1.
Hurghada, Egypt: second
round
. Alison Waters upsets Shelley Kitchen.
Atlanta GA PSA Satellite: Golan
out in quarterfinal stage
.
Hyder Trophy New York: Mens
first round
. Ryding leads seeds into second round.

(5.12.05):
Superseries Final:
Semifinals
report
: Power defeats Palmer in a brutal and entertaining
five game ninety minute encounter. Licou fights off 7 match balls
to defeat Beachill.
USA Men’s Trials: Draw
announced for US Men’s Trials this weekend in San
Diego
.
Atlanta GA PSA Satellite: Matt
Giuffre advances at the expense of Bennett
.
Superseries Final, London: Day
Three – pools finals
. It will be Power versus
Palmer; Beachill vs Lincou.
Hardball Doubles:
US
Father-Son Doubles Preview
. First ever father son nationals
this weekend in New York.

(5.11.05):
Hurghada, Egypt:
first
round, last half
. Sharon Wee repulses a charge by Raneem
El Weleily. Draw/results.
Superseries Final, London: Nicol
withdraws
. Finger injury forces him out.
Day two report
. Beachill over Willstrop,
Nicol stopped. by Martin Bronstein.
Hurghada, Egypt: first
round, top half
. Rebecca Botwright wins an upset
over Kheirallah. Hurghada.

(5.10.05):
Superseries Final, London:
Day
one
. Willstrop stops Palmer, by Martin Bronstein.
Hurghada, Egypt: qualifying
final
. Trabolsy advances.

(5.09.05):
Gerlingen GY:
Lina
El Tannir Scores Big upset in German Jrs
.
New York:
Hyder
Trophy Event Turns 36 This Weekend
. event preview.
UK National League: Colets
Earns Two National Team Titles
.
Doubles: Waite
and Mudge Complete Perfect Season
. win ISDA event
in San Francisco.
Hurghada, Egypt:
Seeds
advance in qualifying round one
.

(5.08.05):
World Squash Awards:
Jahanigir,
Vanessa, Nicol David, Willstrop, Lincou feted
– by Martin
Bronstein
Canadian Nationals: Jonathon
Power, Melanie Jans-Burke win titles
– for Power
it’s his sixth title.

(5.07.05):
Interview:
Jonathon
Power, at the crossroads
– Ryan Barnett speaks to Jonathon
Power about the upcoming and past season.
Canadian Nationals: Power
and Razik to meet in final
– Jans-Burke upends
Reta.

(5.06.05):
Canadian Nationals:
Power
reaches semis, to meet Giuffre
– by Ryan Barnett in Toronto.
Building courts: Surplus
glass walls available

(5.05.05):
Canadian Nationals:
Seeds
fight sun, advance into quarters
– by Ryan Barnett in Toronto.
WISPA Womens World Rankings:
Status
quo in the top 20

(5.04.05):
Mens World Rankings:
Power
Bursts Back up into Elite Four
– by Marin Bronstein
UK National League:
Semi
Final to Wolverhampton
– Ricketts leads team to first finals
berth.

(5.03.05):
US Women:
Hall
takes Greenwich Selection event
– Wing, Pochoda join Hall,
Quick on Pan Am squad.
UK National League: Semi
Final Battle
– Ricketts, Ong lead all star cast
for semi final clash.
Canadian Nationals: Event
moves back to Toronto
– Glass court and National
TV – preview by Ryan Barnett.

(5.02.05):
Superseries Final:
Baj
Prepares for 10th Superseries Final that he has Staged

by Martin Bronstein
Italy:
Mega Italian
Open Finals
– Stacey Ross wins first PSA title
Taranaki NZ: Leevey
wins WISPA event
– recap

(4.30.05):
European Teams ’05:
England
wins dual titles, Holland taks silver (women) and bronze (men)

finals and placements recap and results.
Italy:

[April
2005 News]
(and before)