Blog /  October 2013

Peter's Memories of The World Open

Peter's Memories of The World Open

As it's Men's World Open week, I wanted to share the locations I found myself lucky enough to play in and also some squash memories of those events. As it's Men's World Open week, I wanted to share the locations I found myself lucky enough to pl......

  • Monday 28th October 2013
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October 2013 Articles

Sweating Blood: My Life In Squash – The Official Nick Matthew Autobiography - Extract 4
  • 25th Oct 2013

Sweating Blood: My Life In Squash – The Official Nick Matthew Autobiography - Extract 4

It's all Chris Evans's fault. It's thanks to that notorious radio DJ that my relationship with James Willstrop is so acrimonious. It all kicked off at the 2009 British Open in Manchester when James and I found ourselves squaring up to each other in ......

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Squashskills Fitness Section Changes
  • 23rd Oct 2013

Squashskills Fitness Section Changes

Change is coming to Squashskills! We've been working hard behind the scenes in the past few months to bring in some changes and reorganisation of the fitness side of the site, based on YOUR feedback from emails, comments, and conversations. The core ......

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Sweating Blood: My Life In Squash – The Official Nick Matthew Autobiography - Extract 3
  • 21st Oct 2013

Sweating Blood: My Life In Squash – The Official Nick Matthew Autobiography - Extract 3

My 2012 British Open win over Ramy Ashour at London's O2 Arena is, I believe, the finest performance of my entire career. As I admitted earlier in my book, I'd previously become obsessed with Ramy after a succession of losses to him during 2011 and 2......

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Sweating Blood: My Life In Squash – The Official Nick Matthew Autobiography - Extract 2
  • 14th Oct 2013

Sweating Blood: My Life In Squash – The Official Nick Matthew Autobiography - Extract 2

The tournament comperes love to refer to us players by our nicknames. Many of these monikers were originally coined by the main Squash TV commentator Joey Barrington in an effort to reintroduce to squash some of the gladiatorial features the spo......

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US Open Experience - Part 1
  • 7th Oct 2013

US Open Experience - Part 1

This week sees the start of the US Open in Philadelphia which made me reminisce back to my playing the event - from Brown University in 1994 through to my final appearance at Symphony Hall, Boston in 2004. The event has changed dramatically in that t......

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Sweating Blood: My Life In Squash – The Official Nick Matthew Autobiography
  • 3rd Oct 2013

Sweating Blood: My Life In Squash – The Official Nick Matthew Autobiography

We are delighted to continue our close relationship with Nick Matthew. Here is an extract from Nick's autobiography, which is available to pre order and will be released soon. October 1993 and I'm rolling around in the playground fighting another sc......

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