Living just outside London, I’ve managed to get to some major squash tournaments over the years both in and outside the capital. There was the British Open during its residency at Wembley, the Super Series at Hatfield (and then The City), the Canary Wharf Classic in Docklands and the World Series Finals in West Kensington. Hailing from Manchester, I’ve also combined trips back home with visits to the National Championships (and one World Series event) at the National Squash Centre. Some footage from these events can be found on the Web and, for my own amusement and gratification, I’ve decided to post it here as and when I stumble across it.
But, to start the ball rolling, here are some highlights from the recent 2014 Swedish Open held in Linköping which, unfortunately, I didn’t get to. But I wish I had.
Semi-Final #1 – Ramy Ashour beat Amr Shabana
9-11 11-2 11-8 6-11 11-7
Semi-Final #2 – Nick Matthew beat Gregory Gaultier
12-10 11-8 11-1
Final: Nick Matthew beat Ramy Ashour
11-13 11-6 11-8 6-11 11-4