International Squash Magazine - June 2013

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The June issue of International Squash Magazine covers many of the latest happenings of one of the world’s most exciting sports, including:

Ramy Ashour & Laura Massaro Crowned British Open Champions
In the spectacular outdoor setting within the KC Stadium in Hull, Ramy Ashour became the first Egyptian player since 1966 to capture the British Open title with victory over former champion Gregory Gaultier, whilst Nicol David suffered her most unexpected defeat in four years when she suffered a second successive loss to England’s Laura Massaro

Nicol David: Seven World Open Titles Are Not Enough
She has won a record-breaking seven World Open titles and dominated the women’s game for almost a decade. But
with Olympic recognition continuing to elude the sport that she loves, Nicol David is now on a personal crusade to fulfil a ‘life-long dream’

Gregory Gaultier Wins Inaugural KPMG Grand Slam Cup
France’s World No.3 Gregory Gaultier denied the capacity crowd at The Squaire in Frankfurt a German winner of the inaugural KPMG Grand Slam Cup when he beat home hero Simon Rosner in the final of the unique four-man event on a state-of-the-art all-glass ASB ShowCourt sited in the largest office building in Germany

Coaching & Instruction: How To Improve Your Physical Programme
International Squash Magazine explains why the variety of skills used in tennis means that players need a diverse physical training programme

PSA Men’s World Squash Championship – Manchester 2013
Although England’s Nick Matthew isn’t planning to hang up his racket just yet, the two-time World Champion acknowledges that the PSA World Squash Championship to be staged in Manchester in November will be his last opportunity to add to his world title haul on a home soil and would be a perfect way to sign off his career

Alister Walker Wins Grasshopper Cup
After surviving his second successive match lasting more than 100 minutes, Alister Walker dethroned defending champion Daryl Selby to win the Grasshopper Cup in a five-game final of the PSA World Tour International 35 squash event at the Grasshopper Club in Zurich, Switzerland

James Willstrop Wins Fourth Canary Wharf Classic Crown
James Willstrop collected his fourth Canary Wharf Classic title with a stunning display to subdue a spirited challenge from compatriot Peter Barker in the final of the PSA World Tour International 50 event at East Wintergarden in London

World Rankings Showing Increased Global Appeal
Whilst Egypt’s Ramy Ashour continues to lead the Dunlop PSA Men’s World Squash Rankings, it is the presence of 11 countries in the top 20, representing four continents, which provides the most noteworthy aspect of the latest Professional Squash Association list

World Rankings
Men’s & Women’s World Rankings at a glance

International Squash Magazine provides an invaluable and sought after quarterly review of the world of squash, appealing to a diverse and dynamic audience of squash consumers, enthusiasts and players of all standards from recreational and club players to professionals.