PSA 5k – Northumbria Open, New Castle (25-30 Mar’14)

Top-seeded South African Shaun le Roux triumphed in the inaugural Northumbria Open when he beat India’s Mahesh Mangaonkar in the first PSA World Tour squash event ever to be staged in the north-eastern English city of Newcastle-upon-Tyne. Read more of this post

PSA/WSA Ranking April ’14

Indian National Champion Saurav Ghosal equals his highest rank of #15. Dipika Pallikal moves 1 spot down to #12, while Aparajitha Balamurukan moves up 13 places to be ranked #92 in the April world rankings. Read more of this post

PSA $5,000 – Squash Revolution NY Pro, New York (18-22 Mar’14)

Ramit Tandon the wild card at the Squash Revolution NY Pro Open in New York battled to a five-game win over top-seeded Canadian Shahier Razik in the semi before going down to second seeded Todd Harrity ranked 82 places above him in the finals. Read more of this post

WSF Instant Update – 49

Read the WSF Update – There is still hope for Tokyo 2020

PSA/WSA Ranking – Mar ’14

Saurav and Dipika retain their positions in March – PSA / WSA rankings. Read more of this post

NSC SRAM Series No.1, Malaysia, (24-27 Feb’14)

Home hero Ivan Yuen successfully retained his NSC SRAM Series No.1 title when he beat second seed Harinder Pal Sandhu in the final of the PSA World Tour Challenger 5 squash event at the Bukit Jalil National Squash Centre in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Read more of this post

SGFI Championship, Chennai (22-26 Feb’14)

The 2nd edition of the School Games Federation of India (SGFI) Squash Championships 2014 was held at the ISA, Chennai from 22 – 26 February 2014. Read more of this post

French Junior Open, Lille, France (20-23 Feb’14)

Playing his 2nd international event this year and his last Boys under 13 event, 12 year old Utkarsh Baheti from Jaipur won a silver medal in French Junior Open.

Seeded 9/16 in the event, Utkarsh defeated Fabien Teyssera (Fra) 3-0, Harold Castiaux (Fra) 3-0, Jack Mitter (Eng) 3-0, Srikar Mumidi (Wal) 3-1 before going down in the finals to James Carter (Eng) 1-3.

PSA / WSA Ranking – February 2014

The February 2014 WSA ranking sees Dipika Pallikal consolidating her position to a career-equalling-high No10. The 22-year-old from Chennai won two WSA World Tour titles in 2013.
Saurav drops 3 places to 18 in the PSA ranking, while Mahesh Mangaonkar after a terrific last season moves ahead on Harinder for the first time. Read more of this post

Winter Club Open (29 Jan – 2 Feb’14), Canada

World No.20 & 4th seeded Joshna Chinappa won her 8th WSA tour event defeating Heba El Torky from Egypt 12-14 11-8 11-5 3-11 12-10 in the final of the Winter Club Open, a $15,000 WSA event in the Canadian city, Winnipeg. Read more of this post


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