INTERNATIONAL SQUASH MAGAZINE – FEBRUARY 2009

The February issue of International Squash Magazine includes:
 
2008 MEN’S & WOMEN’S WORLD TOUR REVIEWS
Richard Eaton reviews the highlights from the Men’s and Women’s World Tours in 2008 and explains why “Egypt is the new capital of the squash world” and how Nicol David made another leap of status and changed from Pan-Asian celebrity to international stage
KARIM DARWISH CROWNED WORLD NO.1 IN NEW YEAR WORLD RANKINGS
After 26 months as World No.1, Amr Shabana’s reign has been ended by another Egyptian, Karim Darwish, who has risen toprominence with a level of consistency unmatched by his peers, including the capture of the Saudi International, the World’s richest professional squash championships
BRITISH NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS – MANCHESTER ‘09
The British National Championships will be staged in Manchester from the 8th to 15th February and promises to be one of the most eagerly contested in the event’s history
NICK MATTHEW
The former British Open, British Grand Prix and National Champion explains why he is optimistic for the future and why his best might yet still lie ahead
ATCO SUPER SERIES FINALS – THE QUEEN’S CLUB 2009
The world famous Queen’s Club in London will host the 2009 ATCO Super Series Finals from the 14th to 17th March and will be contested by Karim Darwish, Amr Shabana, Ramy Ashour, Gregory Gaultier, David Palmer, James Willstrop, Thierry Lincou and Wael El Hindi
ATCO BRITISH OPEN – MANCHESTER 2009
Pioneering new agreements with the ATCO Group, Manchester City Council and HEAD Sport heralds an exciting new era for the world’s most prestigious championships
COACHING & INSTRUCTION
David Campion discusses the importance of strength, speed andstability as three key components of fitness required for squash
HYDRATION
Hydration is essential, not only for optimum sports performancebut for basic human survival. Steve Perrins explains how its importance is often underestimated byathletes who have little understanding and therefore control overwhat and when they drink
CAMERON PILLEY Q&A
Australian No.2 & World No.17 Cameron Pilley talks to International Squash Magazine
WORLD RANKINGS
Men’s & Women’s World Rankings at a glance
2009 PREVIEW
A vital guide to the major World Tour events of 2009
 
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International Squash Magazine provides an invaluable and sought after quarterly review of the world of squash with content, presented in a modern, pictorial-led format, comprising tournament previews and reviews, rankings, player profiles and coaching instruction.