Nick & Nicol win gold at the Commonwealth Games

[1] Nick Matthew (ENG) bt [2] James Willstrop (ENG)  11-6, 11-7, 11-7 (66m)
[1] Nicol David (MAS) bt [2] Jenny Duncalf (ENG) 11-3, 11-5, 11-7 (40m)

Bronze medal
Peter Barker (ENG) bt Azlan Iskandar (MAS)  11-5, 11-4, 11-2 (45m)
Kasey Brown (AUS) bt Alison Waters (ENG) w/o

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Egypt on top

Egypt’s Ramy Ashour moves into his fifth month at the top of the Dunlop. The 22-year-old from Cairo, the youngest player in the world top ten, leads an unchanged top six – ahead of England’s Nick Matthew at two; compatriots Amr Shabana and Karim Darwish at three and four, respectively; Englishman James Willstrop at No5; and Frenchman Gregory Gaultier in sixth place. Londoner Peter Barker is the highest upward mover, leapfrogging France’s Thierry Lincou to take over seventh place.

After becoming the first player in PSA history to win his maiden World Tour title at a 5-star event, Egyptian teenager Mohamed El Shorbagy celebrates a three-place rise to his highest ranking of 14. The 19-year-old from Alexandria – the youngest player in the top 50 – clinched the Indian Challenger No7 in Chennai last month. Omar Mosaad makes his debut in the top 20, at 20, after an exceptional 2010 campaign in which he has competed in three Tour events, and finished as runner-up in one (the Heliopolis Open last month in his home town Cairo) and claimed the trophies in the other two, the Racquet Club Invitational and KIG Open, both in the USA, in January.

Hong Kong Squash Open 2006 Round Two

[1] Amr Shabana (Egy) bt Mohammed Abbas (Egy) 11/5, 10/11(0-2), 11/5, 11/6 (37m)
[6] Gregory Gaultier (Fra) bt [16] Adrian Grant (Eng) 11/10(2-0), 11/3, 3/11, 7/11, 11/10(3-1) (146m) Read more of this post

Hong Kong Squash Open 2006 First Round

[9] Karim Darwish (Egy) bt Ritwik Bhattacharya (India)  11/5, 11/4, 10/12, 11/5 (36m) Read more of this post

Cathay Pacific Swiss Privilege Hong Kong Open

Qualifing rounds commence on the 16 and the main event is from 18 to 22 October. First round draws and updated results :

[1] Amr Shabana (EGY) v Wai Hang Wong (HKG)
[14] Olli Tuominen (FIN) v Mohammed Abbas (EGY)
[6] Gregory Gaultier (FRA) v Qualifier
[16] Adrian Grant (ENG) v Qualifier
[4] James Willstrop (ENG) v Alex Gough (WAL)
[11] Mohd Azlan Iskandar (MAS) v Qualifier
[5] Anthony Ricketts (AUS) v Cameron Pilley (AUS) Read more of this post

Dunlop British Open Final

Dunlop British Open Squash[1] Nicol David (Mas) bt [3] Rachael Grinham (Aus) 9-4, 9-1, 9-4 (41m)

[6] Nick Matthew (Eng) bt [3] Thierry Lincou (Fra) 11-8, 5-11, 11-4, 9-11, 11-6 (82 m)

Dunlop British Open Semis

[3] Rachael Grinham bt Engy Kheirallah (Egy) 9/7, 9/0, 9/2 (29m)
[1] Nicol David (Mas) bt [4] Natalie Grinham (Aus) 9/3, 9/3, 9/5 (57m)
                   
[6]Nick Matthew (Eng) bt [8] Karim Darwish (Egy) 11/9, 9/11, 11/6, 11/6 (61m)
[3] Thierry Lincou (Fra) bt [2] David Palmer (Aus)  8/11, 10/11(0-2), 11/9, 11/4, 11/10(5-3) (95m)

Dunlop British Open Quarters

Nick Matthew  bt James Willstrop 11-7, 11-5 ret (33m)
Karim Darwish bt John White 6-11, 9-11, 11-8, 11-8, 11-4
David Palmer bt Ong Beng Hee 11-9, 12-10, 11-6

Rachael Grinham bt Natalie Grainger 9-2, 9-1, 9-1 (26m)
Engy Kheirallah bt Alison Waters 8-10, 9-7, 9-2, 3-9, 9-6
Nicol David bt Vicky Botwright 9-4, 9-0, 9-0
Natalie Grinham bt Tania Bailey 9-4, 9-7, 7-9, 9-1

Dunlop British Open First Round

[1] Amr Shabana (Egy) lost to John White (Sco) 7-11, 10-11 (3-5), 9-11, 11-10 (2-0), 11-5 (75m)
[8] Karim Darwish (Egy) bt [Q] Peter Barker (Eng) 11-8, 9-11, 11-4, 11-5 (57m)
[4] James Willstrop (Eng) bt Azlan Iskandar (Mas) 11/4, 11/10(2-0), 8/11, 11/8
[6] Nick Matthew (Eng) bt [Q] Stewart Boswell (Aus) 11/7, 11/4, 11,7 (45m) Read more of this post

Al Ahram World Open – Round2

Ramy Ashour (Egy) bt [10] Lee Beachill (Eng) 11/4, 10/11(0-2), 6/11, 11/8, 11/5 (83m)
[8] Gregory Gaultier (Fra) bt [11] John White (Sco) 11/3, 11/6, 11/8
[6] Peter Nicol (Eng) bt [15] Stewart Boswell (Aus) 7/11, 11/10(2-0), 11/7 11/2
[3] Thierry Lincou (Fra) bt [14] Olli Tuominen (Fin) 11/10(2-0), 9/11, 11/3, 11/8 (79m)
[5] Anthony Ricketts (Aus) bt [15] Adrian Grant (Eng) 11/6, 9/11, 11/6, 11/8
[2] David Palmer (Aus) bt [13] Ong Beng Hee (Mas) 11-10 (4-2), 11-8, 11-8
[1] Amr Shabana (Egy) bt Mohammed Abbas (Egy) 11-6, 5-11, 11-9, 11-10 (3-1)
Wael El Hindi (Egy) bt [7] Nick Matthew (Eng) 11-8, 4-11, 11-4, 2-11, 11-10 (2-0)