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Farag and El Sherbini are 2020-21 PSA World Champions

Farag and El Sherbini are 2020-21 PSA World Champions

Egyptian World No.1s Ali Farag and Nour El Sherbini have lifted the 2020-21 PSA World Championship presented by the Walter Family titles after beating compatriots Mohamed ElShorbagy and Nouran Gohar at the University Club of Chicago ...

2021 FINALS : Sherbini & Farag Lift Trophies

2021 FINALS : Sherbini & Farag Lift Trophies

Top seeds Nour El Sherbini and Ali Farag repeat their 2019 triumphs in Chicago to claim the World titles at the University Club of Chicago ...

ElShorbagy reclaims top spot as top seeds reach the finals

ElShorbagy reclaims top spot as top seeds reach the finals

Egypt’s Mohamed ElShorbagy ensured he will overthrow rival Ali Farag as the new men’s World No.1 on August 1 after he overcame New Zealand’s Paul Coll to reach the final ...

2021 Day EIGHT : Semi-Finals

2021 Day EIGHT : Semi-Finals

Egyptian top seeds Nour El Sherbini, Nouran Gohar, Ali Farag and Mohamed ElShorbagy are through to the World Champs finals in Chicago ...

Semi-Finals: Preview & How to Watch Live

Semi-Finals: Preview & How to Watch Live

The semi-finals of the 2020-21 PSA World Championships take place today, with action beginning at 17:00 local time (GMT-5) in Chicago. ...

Coll mounts thrilling comeback to send former winner Gawad out

Coll mounts thrilling comeback to send former winner Gawad out

New Zealand’s World No.4 Paul Coll is through to the semi-finals after he mounted a thrilling comeback against 2016 World Champion Karim Abdel Gawad at the University Club of Chicago ...

2021 Day SEVEN : Quarters Part Two

2021 Day SEVEN : Quarters Part Two

Camille Serme, Nouran Gohar, Paul Coll and Mohamed ElShorbagy advance on the second day of Quarter-Final action in Chicago ...

Sobhy Becomes First US-Born Player in History to Reach Semis

Sobhy Becomes First US-Born Player in History to Reach Semis

Boston’s Amanda Sobhy has become the first US-born player in history to reach the semi-finals of the PSA World Championships following her 3-0 victory over Hania El Hammamy on the first day of quarter-final action ...

2021 Day SIX : Quarter-Finals begin

2021 Day SIX : Quarter-Finals begin

Amanda Sobhy ousts Hania El Hammamy to join Egyptians Nour El Sherbini, Ali Farag and Tarek Momen in the semi-finals ...

ElShorbagy Seals Last Eight Berth

ElShorbagy Seals Last Eight Berth

World No.2 Mohamed ElShorbagy has booked his place in the quarter-finals after overcoming Welshman Joel Makin inside the University Club of Chicago’s picturesque Cathedral Hall ...

2021 Day FIVE : Round Three part two

2021 Day FIVE : Round Three part two

The quarter-final lineups are complete after a second day of Round Three action in which all the seeded players advanced to the last eights ...

USA No.1 Sobhy Reaches PSA World Championship Quarter-Finals

USA No.1 Sobhy Reaches PSA World Championship Quarter-Finals

US No.1 Amanda Sobhy advanced to the quarter-finals on home soil as all the seeded players won on the first day of Round Three action in Chicago ...

2021 Day Four : Round Three begins

2021 Day Four : Round Three begins

The PSA World Championship is down to the last sixteen in the men's and women's draws - no upsets in the top half of the draws as top seeds Nour El Sherbini and Ali Farag advance to the quarters ...

Three US Players Reach Last 16 for the First Time

Three US Players Reach Last 16 for the First Time

The PSA World Championships will contain three US players for the first time in history after Amanda Sobhy, Olivia Clyne and Olivia Fiechter all secured passage through to the last 16 at the University Club of Chicago. ...

Round Two As it Happened – Side Courts

Round Two As it Happened – Side Courts

All the reports and reaction from the side courts on day three ...

2021 Day THREE : Round TWO

2021 Day THREE : Round TWO

Day Three was the last of three busy opening days at the University Club of Chicago, as the top thirteen seeds in both draws advanced to the last sixteen ... ...

Kobayashi Becomes First Japanese Man to Reach RD2

Kobayashi Becomes First Japanese Man to Reach RD2

Yokohama-born Ryosei Kobayashi has become the first Japanese man to reach the second round of the PSA World Championships after he ousted India’s Mahesh Mangaonkar in five games as Round One concluded in Chicago ...

2021 Day TWO : Round One concludes

2021 Day TWO : Round One concludes

Day Two once again featured 32 matches, from the bottom half of the draws, with four courts in action including the all-Glass court in the spectacular setting of Cathedral Hall ...

Day Two: As it Happened – Side Courts

Day Two: As it Happened – Side Courts

Results, reports and reaction from the side courts on day two ...

Day one Roundup: USA’S Khan Fights Back To Claim RD2 Berth

Day one Roundup: USA’S Khan Fights Back To Claim RD2 Berth

The opening day of the 2020-21 PSA World Championships presented by the Walter Family saw USA’s Shahjahan Khan complete a comeback from 2-0 down against Scotland’s Alan Clyne under the chandeliers of the University Club of Chicago’s Cathedral Hall ...

2021 Day ONE : Round One gets under way

2021 Day ONE : Round One gets under way

Day One action featured 32 matches from the top half of the draws across four courts - and no major upsets as both defending champions ease through ...

Day One as it Happened – Side Courts

Day One as it Happened – Side Courts

Check out the replays, reports and reaction from the side courts on day one of the PSA World Championships ...

How to Watch Day One Live

How to Watch Day One Live

Find out how to watch the action live from day one of the PSA World Championships. ...

Olivia Clyne: Her thoughts on the World Champs, family and more…

Olivia Clyne: Her thoughts on the World Champs, family and more…

Ahead of the biggest tournament in the sport, we caught up with US No.2 Olivia Clyne, who is preparing to play in the World Championships on home soil. ...

Quiz: How Well Do You Know the PSA World Championships?

Quiz: How Well Do You Know the PSA World Championships?

How well do you know the history of the PSA World Championships? Test your knowledge with our quiz! ...

PSA World Championships: How To Watch Live

PSA World Championships: How To Watch Live

World class squash descends on Chicago this week for the PSA World Championships, and you can watch action LIVE from all four courts. ...

Asal Withdraws from PSA World Championships

Asal Withdraws from PSA World Championships

Egypt’s World No.9 Mostafa Asal has been forced to withdraw due to visa issues - check out the updated men's first round draw ...

Amanda Sobhy : Q&A on the Worlds

Amanda Sobhy : Q&A on the Worlds

Earlier this week, we caught up with World No.7 Amanda Sobhy, who is preparing to play in the World Championships on home soil. This is what she had to say ...

Battle for World No1 : Farag v ElShorbagy

Battle for World No1 : Farag v ElShorbagy

It will be all to play for in Chicago with the men's top spot on the line, and of course there is also the small matter of the World Championship title at stake as well! ...

Adel Withdraws from PSA World Championships

Adel Withdraws from PSA World Championships

Egypt's World No.16 Yathreb Adel has withdrawn from the upcoming PSA World Championships in Chicago, check out the revised first round draws ...

Battle for World Number One : Sherbini and Gohar

Battle for World Number One : Sherbini and Gohar

Next week in Chicago, not only is the PSA World Championships crown up for grabs, but in both the women’s and the men’s rankings, there could be a change at World No.1 ...

Classic Encounters down the years

Classic Encounters down the years

Over the years, there have been some amazing matches at the World Championships, join us as we take a look back at some classic encounters from over the years ...

PSA uses MEDsan UK’s rapid antigen testing to protect players

PSA uses MEDsan UK’s rapid antigen testing to protect players

The event bubble consisting of players, referees, event staff and TV production crews will be implementing rapid coronavirus antigen testing to ensure the bubble stays free from infection throughout the tournament ... ...

Sarah Fitz-Gerald : Gohar’s perfect platform

Sarah Fitz-Gerald : Gohar’s perfect platform

Sarah-Fitz-Gerald believes that Nouran Gohar’s triumph at the CIB PSA World Tour Finals has given her the perfect platform for a bid to land her first ever World Championship crown ...

Laura Massaro : winning the Worlds and this year’s event

Laura Massaro : winning the Worlds and this year’s event

Ahead of the PSA World Championships the 2013 winner, England’s Laura Massaro, gives her thoughts on the upcoming event, along with what it meant to lift the trophy ...

Tournament History

Tournament History

With the 2020-21 Championships fast approaching, we take a look at the history of the event, from 1976 to date ...

Odense Open : Gomez and Hussein secure World Champs spots

Odense Open : Gomez and Hussein secure World Champs spots

Spain’s Cristina Gomez and Egypt’s Aly Hussein were victorious in the Odense Open in Denmark, thus claiming spots at the 2020-2021 PSA World Championships in Chicago in July ... ...

Draws Released for 2020-21 World Champs

Draws Released for 2020-21 World Champs

The draws for the 2020-21 PSA World Championships presented by the Walter Family have been announced, with top seeds Ali Farag and Nour El Sherbini finding out who stands between them and the coveted trophies ... ...

2020-21 PSA World Championships Tickets Now on Sale

2020-21 PSA World Championships Tickets Now on Sale

Tickets are now on sale for the PSA World Championships presented by The Walter Family, with the best players in the world set to appear at the University Club of Chicago between July 14-22 ... ...

2020/21 World Champs to be held at University Club of Chicago

2020/21 World Champs to be held at University Club of Chicago

The 2020-21 PSA Squash World Championships presented by The Walter Family will be staged at the University Club of Chicago between July 14-22 ... ...

Chicago to Host PSA Squash World Championships presented by The Walter Family in July

Chicago to Host PSA Squash World Championships presented by The Walter Family in July

The 2020-21 PSA Squash World Championships presented by The Walter Family will be held in Chicago between July 10-17, 2021 ... ...

Doha : Momen claims the Men’s Crown

Doha : Momen claims the Men’s Crown

Egypt’s Tarek Momen put in a sublime display to overcome New Zealand’s Paul Coll to be crowned the 2019-20 PSA Men’s World Champion in Qatar ... ...

Cairo: Sherbini claims fourth World Title at the Pyramids

Cairo: Sherbini claims fourth World Title at the Pyramids

Egypt’s Nour El Sherbini celebrated her 24th birthday in style as she captured her fourth World Championship trophy ... ...

World #1 Farag heads entries for Qatar Worlds

World #1 Farag heads entries for Qatar Worlds

Doha, Qatar will host the 2019-20 PSA Men’s World Championship from 8th to 15th November with the world’s greatest players in attendance as they battle for the most prestigious title on the men’s tour ...
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Getting close to the Pyramids

Getting close to the Pyramids

It's just three weeks until the CIB Women's World Champs and CIB Men's Egyptian Open light up the Pyramids of Giza ... ...

World Champs Qualifying Events

World Champs Qualifying Events

Check out the winners of the latest World Championship Qualifying events ... ...

Draws released for CIB Women’s Worlds and Men’s Egyptian Open

Draws released for CIB Women’s Worlds and Men’s Egyptian Open

The draws for the 2019/20 CIB PSA Women’s World Championship and the CIB Egyptian Squash Open PSA Platinum tournament have been announced ... ...

Historic boost for Women’s 2019 World Champs

Historic boost for Women’s 2019 World Champs

The prize money for October’s CIB PSA Women’s World Championship will now total $430,000 after title sponsors CIB pledged an additional $100,000 into the prize fund ... ...

CHICAGO : Farag and El Sherbini are crowned

CHICAGO : Farag and El Sherbini are crowned

Nour El Sherbini and Ali Farag are the 2018/19 PSA World Squash Champions ... ...

PSA Finals Roundup

PSA Finals Roundup

Egypt’s Farag & El Sherbini lift PSA World Championship titles ... ...

Day SEVEN : Semi-Finals

Day SEVEN : Semi-Finals

Defending Champions beaten as Egyptians claim all four final places in Chicago ... ...

PSA Day Seven Roundup

PSA Day Seven Roundup

Momen shocks ElShorbagy as married couple Farag and El Tayeb reach finals ... ...

Day SIX : Quarters Part Two

Day SIX : Quarters Part Two

The semi-final lineups are complete as Camille Serme, Nour El Sherbini, Ali Farag and Simon Rosner win tonight's quarters ... ...

PSA Day Six Roundup

PSA Day Six Roundup

Rosner becomes first German to Reach World Championships semis ... ...

Day FIVE : Quarters Part One

Day FIVE : Quarters Part One

The first day of Quarter-Final action in Chicago saw four Egyptians win through to the semi-finals ... ...

PSA Day Five Roundup

PSA Day Five Roundup

Egyptian Quartet prevail on Day Five ... ...

Day FOUR : Round Three Part Two

Day FOUR : Round Three Part Two

The quarter-final lineups are completed as Tesni wins battle of Britain, Sherbini holds off Sobhy and Serme ends David's Worlds ... ...

PSA Day Four Roundup

PSA Day Four Roundup

Malaysia’s eight-time World Champion Nicol David has made her final appearance at the sport’s pinnacle tournament after a 3-1 defeat to France’s Camille Serme .. ...

Day THREE : Round Three Part One

Day THREE : Round Three Part One

Annie Au produces a big upset as the quarter-finalists in the top half are decided ... ...

PSA Day Three Roundup

PSA Day Three Roundup

Annie Au sent former Champion Laura Massaro out to become the first ever player from Hong Kong to reach the quarter-finals ... ...

Day TWO, Round TWO

Day TWO, Round TWO

Seeds assert on Day Two as the last sixteens are decided ... ...

PSA Day Two Roundup

PSA Day Two Roundup

United States No.1 Amanda Sobhy overcame the country’s No.2 player, Olivia Blatchford Clyne, in Chicago’s Union Station ... ...

Day ONE : Round ONE

Day ONE : Round ONE

It was a busy opening day in Chicago with 64 first round matches, and some big men's upsets ... ...

PSA Day One Roundup

PSA Day One Roundup

An astonishing comeback from 2-0 down saw Youssef Soliman send 2016 World Champion Karim Abdel Gawad to a shock first round defeat ... ...

Day ZERO : Welcome to Chicago

Day ZERO : Welcome to Chicago

A short trip around some of the Chicago sights on the Day Before the World Champs begin ... ...

Sobhy hails equal Prize Money

Sobhy hails equal Prize Money

United States No.1 Amanda Sobhy believes there is no stopping the future of squash ... ...

World Champions look to Chicago

World Champions look to Chicago

Raneem El Welily, Nour El Sherbini and Laura Massaro all know what it feels like to be crowned World Champion ... ...

The Contenders : Women

The Contenders : Women

Who’s in with a chance of becoming Women's World Champion in Chicago ??? ...

The Contenders : MEN

The Contenders : MEN

Who's in with a chance of becoming Men's World Champion in Chicago ??? ...

Interactive Front Wall for Chicago

Interactive Front Wall for Chicago

A fully interactive front wall will be used in Chicago’s Union Station later this month ... ...

Ramy Ashour withdraws from Worlds

Ramy Ashour withdraws from Worlds

Ramy Ashour has withdrawn from the Chicago World Champs ... ...

ElShorbagy excited to begin title defence in Chicago

ElShorbagy excited to begin title defence in Chicago

Egypt’s World No.1 Mohamed ElShorbagy is gearing up to defend his World Championship title later this month ... ...

Blockbuster battles loom as Draws are released

Blockbuster battles loom as Draws are released

The draws for the 2018/19 PSA World Championships presented by the Walter Family have been announced ... ...

Defending Champs top 2019 Entry List

Defending Champs top 2019 Entry List

Reigning champions Mohamed ElShorbagy and Raneem El Welily will top the seedings for the 2018/19 PSA World Championships ... ...

How they got to Chicago

How they got to Chicago

The format for this year's World Champs has changed slightly from previous years ... ...

Qatar to host 19/20 Men’s World Champs

Qatar to host 19/20 Men’s World Champs

The PSA announced today that the 2019/20 PSA Men’s World Championships will take place in Doha, Qatar ... ...

Gearing up for Chicago

Gearing up for Chicago

128 of the world’s best squash players will descend on Chicago during a high-intensity week of action in February ... ...

Chicago World Champs to be first Million Dollar event

Chicago World Champs to be first Million Dollar event

The 2018/19 PSA World Championships will become the first squash tournament to award a $1 million prize ... ...

2017:  It’s Mo and Raneem

2017: It’s Mo and Raneem

Raneem El Welily and Mohamed ElShorbagy are the 2017 World Squash Champions ... ...

Day NINE : Semi-Finals

Day NINE : Semi-Finals

It will be two all-Egyptian World Finals in Manchester after wins from Nour El Sherbini, Raneem El Welily, and Mohamed and Marwan Elshorbagy ... ...

Day EIGHT : Quarters Part Two

Day EIGHT : Quarters Part Two

The semi-final lineups were decided on the second day of play at Manchester Central, as Marwan Elshorbagy dethrones Karim Abdel Gawad ... ...

Matthew’s Last World Champs Match

Matthew’s Last World Champs Match

We couldn't let last night's last ever World Champs match for Nick Matthew pass without a special feature, could we ... ...

Day SEVEN : Quarters Part One

Day SEVEN : Quarters Part One

Top seeds Sherbini and Gaultier safely through to semis as Tayeb and Elshorbagy dash British hopes ... ...

Day SIX – Last 16 Part Two

Day SIX – Last 16 Part Two

Quarter-final lineups completed as King and Rodriguez upset the seedings ... ...

Day FIVE : Last 16, Top

Day FIVE : Last 16, Top

After four hectic days it calms down somewhat today as the action centres on a single match at a time - it's the Round of 16, top half ... ...

Day FOUR : Round of 32

Day FOUR : Round of 32

Top seeds through to last sixteens as Watanabe and Al Tamimi make history ... ...

Day THREE : the busiest day

Day THREE : the busiest day

Willstrop and Rosner beaten as Matthew survives in Men's first round, Egyptians dominate Women's qualifiers ... ...

Day TWO : Men’s Main Draw decided

Day TWO : Men’s Main Draw decided

Joy and Despair as 16 men's main draw places are claimed, and Egyptians dominate women's qualifying ... ...

Day ONE : Qualifying begins

Day ONE : Qualifying begins

The 2017 World Champs kick off today with 32 first round men's qualifying matches ... ...

A look at the Draws

A look at the Draws

Ramy Ashour and Mohamed ElShorbagy - who contested the 2012 and 2014 World finals in two of the greatest squash matches of all-time - could clash in a third round encounter in Manchester ... ...

Elias out injured

Elias out injured

Diego Elias out of Manchester with a hamstring tear ... ...

Dessouky out injured

Dessouky out injured

Fares Dessouky withdraws after the injury he suffered in Hong Kong ... ...

Stellar Lineup revealed for 2017 World Champs

Stellar Lineup revealed for 2017 World Champs

World number ones Greg Gaultier and Nour El Sherbini have been named as top seeds for December's World Champs ... ...

2016: Sherbini repeat in El Gouna

2016: Sherbini repeat in El Gouna

The 2016 Women's Worlds saw Nour El Sherbini retain her title in an all-Egyptian final ... ...

2016: It’s Gawad in Wadi Degla

2016: It’s Gawad in Wadi Degla

Karim Abdel Gawad wins the 2016 Men's title in Cairo ... ...

2015 : Sherbini the youngest in KL

2015 : Sherbini the youngest in KL

The 2015 Women's Worlds saw Nour El Sherbini become the youngest Women's World Champion ever ... ...

2015: Gaultier at last in Bellevue

2015: Gaultier at last in Bellevue

Appearing in his fifth World final, France's Gregory Gaultier finally became World Champion in Bellevue, USA ... ...

2014 : Eight for Nicol in Cairo

2014 : Eight for Nicol in Cairo

Nicol David breaks Egyptian hearts as she claims an eighth World Title in Cairo ... ...

2014 : Ramy’s third in Doha

2014 : Ramy’s third in Doha

Ramy Ashour claimed a third World Title amidst high drama in Doha, Qatar ... ...

2013 : Massaro makes it in KL

2013 : Massaro makes it in KL

Laura Massaro wins a thriller in KL ... ...

2013 : Matthew’s hat-trick in Manchester

2013 : Matthew’s hat-trick in Manchester

Nick Matthew claims a third World Title in front of a home crowd in Manchester ... ...