International Squash Magazine - December 2012

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The December issue of International Squash Magazine covers many of the latest happenings of one of the world’s most exciting sports, including:

Ramy Ashour & Nicol David Crowned Hong Kong Champions
The men’s and women’s finals of the Cathay Pacific Sun Hung Kai Financial Hong Kong Open both lived up to their stunning outdoor surroundings, with Nicol David triumphing over Camille Serme and Ramy Ashour defeating defending champion James Willstrop.

James Willstrop Seeded To Win First World Title
England's James Willstrop has been confirmed as the No.1 seed for the 2012 PSA World Championship which takes place in Doha, Qatar and boasts a $325,000 prize-fund, the second biggest in the sport's history

Nicol David Seeded For Seventh World Open Title
As top seed for the WSA 2012 Cayman Squash World Open, Nicol David will be the strong favourite to retain her World Open title in the Cayman Islands

Thierry Lincou Retires
Frenchman Thierry Lincou has announced his retirement from the PSA World Tour bringing to an end a remarkable playing career which saw him crowned World Champion in 2004 and the first continental European to top the men's world squash rankings

Egypt Beat England To Win Women's World Team Championship
In a dramatic final that went to the wire, second seeds Egypt recovered from a match down to upset favourites England to win the WSF Women's World Team Championship which was staged in France for the first time.

20:20 Squash: Back The Bid
World Squash Federation Chief Executive Andrew Shelley explains the many stages in the sports bid for a place in the Olympics and why, as we move nearer to the IOC making its decision in Buenos Aires in September 2013, he is confident that squash has a really good chance of securing Olympic inclusion

British National Championships - Manchester 2013
The 2013 British National Championships will be staged at the National Squash Centre in Manchester, England in February and promises to be among the most eagerly contested in the event’s history. For Nick Matthew it represents a chance to attain the status as Britain’s most successful player of the modern era

Coaching & Instruction: How to Become a More Consistent Player
International Squash Magazine explains why reliability and consistency of stroke is one of the basic requirements for becoming a better squash player

World Rankings
Men’s & Women’s World Rankings at a glance

International Squash Magazine provides an invaluable and sought after quarterly review of the world of squash, appealing to a diverse and dynamic audience of squash consumers, enthusiasts and players of all standards from recreational and club players to professionals.