The quarter finals of the Bendigo International were played this evening, and Jessica Turnbull as fifth seed stunned crowds by defeating fourth seed, Sachika Ingale (IND). Unfortunately for eighth seed, Australian player Stephanie Wighton, her run came to an end after being defeated by third seed Nouran El Torky (EGY).
The World Squash Federation (WSF) have released the seeds for the 2016 World Doubles Championships being held in Darwin in August, and the Aussies are favourite to win two out of the three titles in contention.
The women kicked off their Bendigo International campaign with their first round matches played alongside the men's second round matches, today at the Bendigo Squash Centre. With a strong international contingent, there were only two Australian women who progressed through to round two.
Ethan Eyles and Gregory Chan are in Hong Kong competing in the Hong Kong Junior Squash Open. The young Australians are performing extremely well and have both made it through to the quarter-finals in their respective age groups.
Commonwealth Games gold medalists Cameron Pilley, David Palmer, and Rachael Grinham will form the backbone of Australia’s teams at the World Doubles Championships to be held in Darwin in August.
The 2016 Bendigo International began today with the first matches of Men's Round 1 beginning at 12:00pm.
A Member of the UK Parliament, Christina Rees, MP for Neath in Wales, yesterday [July 19th] delivered a paper titled ‘Squash and the Olympic Games’ for discussion at the UK Houses of Parliament in London in a bid to urge the British government to take action over the sport’s continued absence from the Olympic Games.
A top class international field has arrived in country Victoria ahead of this weekend's Bendigo International.
Get set for the introduction of one of the biggest changes to Australian squash for many years – the unveiling of a new national squash tour.
Australian squash identity and experienced businessman Douglas Minchin has been appointed as a non-executive director of the Squash Australia board.