Six-time Victorian Open winner Cameron White will be hoping to relive some of his glory days when he lines up for the second round of the championships at the Melbourne Sports and Aquatic Centre on Saturday morning.
Maggy Marshall became the latest Australian into the top 100 when the July rankings were issued by the Women’s International Squash Players Association (WISPA).
Serial 2010 Australian Squash Tour winners Mike Corren and Lisa Camilleri head into this week’s Victorian Open in the unusual position of not being the title favourites.
Australia’s Tamika Saxby showed the great strides she has made in recent months as she just failed to upset seventh seeded Egyptian Nouran El Torky in the World Junior Women’s Squash Championship in Cologne on Saturday.
Coffs Harbour’s Tamika Saxby is through to the second round of the Women’s World Junior Squash Championship in the German city of Cologne but not before surviving an almighty scare from local player Franziska Hennes.
Three of the main contenders for the gold medal in the women’s singles at the 2010 Commonwealth Games are heading to Canberra in August for the Australian Open squash tournament.
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Men's Open will now start on Thursday 5th August with the Final on early Saturday afternoon.
Squash legend Sarah Fitz-Gerald AM has been appointed to coach the Australian team in the 7th World University Championship (WUC) Squash, to be held in Melbourne in July.
Mike Corren claimed a record 27th Professional Squash Association title when he beat top seeded New South Welshman Matthew Karwalski in four games to win the South Australian Open in Adelaide.
Top seeds Matthew Karwalski and Mike Corren will fight out the men’s final of the South Australian Open in Adelaide after both prevailed in tough semi-finals on Saturday.