(11 Dec) Congratulation to Malaysia & Hong Kong China WWT

Congratulations to the historic achievement of the Malaysia and Hong Kong, China women's teams finishing 2nd and 4th respectively in the recent Women's World Team Championship held at Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada.

First time finalist, Malaysia upsad first seed Egypt 2-0 in the semi before losing to England 1-2 in the final.  Malaysia was the 2nd position the first time ever.

Magic also went to Hong Kong team, leading by World ranking No.9 Annie Au, Hong Kong won the first position in Pool matches before losing to England 1-2 in the semi. Beaten by Egypt in two straight games, Hong Kong finally achieved their historical 4th position in this Championship!

For the Championship details, please visit the official website wwt2014squash.com

 

(photo by Squashsite)

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(4 Dec) Asian Junior Ranking Updates (Dec 2014)

The latest Asian Junior Ranking (December 2014) has been released. Congratulations to all Top 1 players and hope them keep up the good job in future!

BU19 - Kush Kumar (IND)
BU17 - Mohammad Alsarraj (JOR)
BU15 - Tushar Shahani (IND)
BU13 - Danial Ghanoori (IRN)
BU11 - Pouya Shafeifard (IRN)

GU19 – Choi Uen Shan (HKG)
GU17 – Andrea Lee (MAS)
GU15 – Nur Aliah (MAS)
GU13 – Aifa Azman (MAS)
GU11 – Sehveetrraa Kumar (MAS)

For the full list of the ranking, please click to Asian Junior Ranking page for details.

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(17 Nov) 4th Asian Beach Games concluded

India and Hong both captured their first gold medals at the 4th Asian Beach Games through Harinder Pal Singh Sandhu & Liu Tsz Ling’s victories at the squash event in the games. 

 

This inaugural event drew to a close with another capacity crowd witnessing the finals on the shores of the Andaman sea in the picturesque island of Phuket. 

 

There were thrills during both finals in the 7 point; best of 3 games. In the women’s final, Liu ranked 2 spots below her team mate in the WSA ranking and the second seed here was steadier and clinched the crucial points to upset Tong. 

 

In the men’s final, Harinder Pal Singh wold ranked 60 having an advantage of 23 spots higher than Yip Tsz Fung was in control in the first game, playing aggressive lengths and going to the front sporadically. In the second Sandhu was impatient and went short too soon and Yip who anticipated this capitalised with some awesome winning returns. Sandhu went back to a steady basic game displayin patience to clinch the game and title.

 

Victorious Harinder said “this is a superb tournament and am proud to win a gold medal for my country. It has been a memorable week,  was honoured when I was selected by the IOA to carry the Indian flag at the opening ceremony and now I am going home with a gold medal. The setting-up of the squash court at the beach is special and I loved playing here.”  

 

The final medal tally at the 4th Asian Beach Games squash event: 

Men’s Individual Gold - India

Men’s Individual Silver - Hong Kong, China

Men’s Individual Bronze - India & Pakistan

 

Women’s Individual Gold - Hong Kong, China

Women’s Individual Silver - Hong Kong, China

Women’s Individual Bronze - India & China

 

We have had a fantastic week, despite the rain delay on day 1, the event has gone on superbly and I wish to thank WSF, OCA, ASF, ASB, all participants and big big thank you to our Competition Manager Akarin Hiranpruecks who has been a pillar of support during this event. The success of these games is proof that squash is truly a global sport and that it can be played anytime, anywhere!” Squash at the beach games are here to stay, said Technical Delegate Cyrus Poncha. 

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(12 Nov) Asian Beach Games Draws

The 4th Asian Beach Games tick off today at Phuket, Thailand. First appears in the Asian Beach Games, this event attracts 24 players coming from 9 Asian Countries fight for the first Men's and Women's squash gold medal in front of the famous Karon Beach.

Draws can be viewed on our Major Game Asian Beach Games page or you may click on the official website of Asian Beach Games (www.phuketthailand2014.com/) for more Games details.

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President's Foreword

I have great pleasure in welcoming all of you to this new website of the Asian Squash Federation. With the successes that our Member National Federations have achieved in the past many years, the ASF has become a very active....

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