Entries by Scottish Squash

Alan Clyne retains Edinburgh Open title

Inverness squash player Alan Clyne hopes to build on Sunday’s stunning victory at the Edinburgh Open when he takes part in this week’s Swedish Open. The 30-year-old Clyne rallied from a game down to beat Welshman Joel Makin 6-11, 11-8, 11-7, 11-7 at Edinburgh Sports Club in Sunday afternoon’s final to retain his Edinburgh Open …read more →

Clyne Retains Edinburgh Open Title

The men’s final was between the two ¾ seeds, the Scottish and Welsh number ones, in their first singles meeting. Wales’ Joel Makin looked in ominous control in the first game, taking it 11/6 with Alan Clyne still to find his game. But the Scotsman was more himself from the outset of the second, and was always …read more →


The East Masters tournament was held at the Grange Sports Club on 21/22 January 2017. There were a healthy total of 83 competitors who took part in two Ladies’ events and eight Mens’ events. Eric Donohoe, Christy Looby and the Grange Squash members managed a very well organised tournament. They all worked hard to make …read more →

The Edinburgh Sports Club Open

The Edinburgh Sports Club Open and Graded Championships 26th – 29th Jan 2017 The Edinburgh Sports Club Open 2017 is the biggest tournament on the BSPA calendar and the biggest annual squash event in Scotland. The Men’s draw is headed by world number 15 Daryl Selby who will be aiming to win it for the …read more →

Scottish Junior & U23 Nationals Seedings

The below download is the provisional seeds for the 2017 Scottish Junior & U23 Nationals. These have been decided by a panel consisting of: Paul Bell (National Coach), Lisa McKenna (Events Manager/East RDM) & Allan McKay (Tournament Director/ North RDM). Please see information below in relation to appeals regarding these seeds Any player wishing to …read more →

Kempsell bows out in last four in Nimes

Douglas Kempsell has already turned his attention to this month’s Edinburgh Sports Club Open after missing out on a hat-trick of PSA titles when his ten-match unbeaten run came to an end in the semi-finals of the Open du Gard in Nimes, southern France. The 23-year-old won back-to-back tournaments in Niort and Berlin shortly before …read more →

Young stars descend on Edinburgh

January 2017. Not far away. Just when the good folk of Edinburgh were planning to tidy up after the revels of Hogmanay, comes news of another invasion. Not the Jacobites, this time, with their claymores and uisge-beatha, but an army of young Squash players from around the world. 140 of them, descending, from 7th-9th January, …read more →

Squash Marathon Record Achieved – World’s Longest Squash Rally

New World Record achieved on Saturday 10th December at Edinburgh Sports Club. Mark James & Simon Boughton broke the record with a total of 2526 shots!!! In aid of NYUMBANI HIV children and Freed Beeches Eating Disorders Service. Funds raised for Nyumbani HIV Orphan children, Mark’s achievements have helped to build brand new educational classrooms!!……..Nairobi Kenya.    Here …read more →

Michael Oddy 1937-2016

Michael ‘Mike’ Oddy was an Edinburgh Sports Club member and an outstanding squash player of his generation. H was one of the game’s leading players in the 1960’s, playing in an era where the sport was dominated by great players from Pakistan (such as Azam Khan, Roshan Khan, Mo Khan and Aftab Jawaid) and Egypt (such as A.A. …read more →

Scottish Junior Open 2017

Scottish Squash & Racketball are delighted to announce that Eye Rackets UK have joined JC Lindsay as official event sponsors for the 2017 Scottish Junior Open which will be held from the 7th – 9th January 2017. We are delighted to have the support of Eye Rackets and JC Lindsay. With both companies on board …read more →

World Squash Federation President Elected

Jacques Fontaine becomes the Federation’s ninth President since the WSF’s inception in 1967 – the first Frenchman and third European – and was elected by delegates representing a record-breaking 59 National Federations attending the 46th WSF AGM in Hong Kong. “My intention will be to work with a new governance model based on integrity, transparency …read more →