ASHLEY DAVIES’ bid to emulate new PSA world no.1 James Willstrop by winning the under-17 boys’ trophy at the Tecnifibre British Junior Open Championships ended in a thrilling but gallant defeat to Egypt’s Shehab Essam in Sheffield.A gruelling semi-final against Karim El Hammamy, which lasted almost two hours, eventually took its toll on the English teenager, who succumbed to fellow 5/8 seed Essam 11-7, 11-13, 11-5, 9-11, 6-11 in 71 minutes.
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Last week in India, Tecnifibre Squash organised a clinic with 4 of our players: Shorbagy, Mosaad, Walker and Dipika. The program: Each player played with 5 juniors with a good interaction, there had games to win player's racquets and in final a display between the players ! Kids had a lot of fun...
The PSA Cathay Pacific Open took place earlier this month in Hong Kong: this tournament is considered to be one of the biggest on the squash calender.
Tecnifibre and the Hong Kong distributor Gold Medal organised a clinic the day before the tournament started. 3 of our players (Omar Mosaad, Greg Marche and Carmen Lee) helped us out in taking part in an exhibition match and conducting short lessons at the Lai King Sports Centre.