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Day SIX : The FINALS

Day SIX : The FINALS

Tesni Evans retains the Women's title as James Willstrop claim a third after an eleven year wait ...

Willstrop claims a third title at last

Willstrop claims a third title at last

Yorkshire’s James Willstrop held off a stern challenge from second seed Daryl Selby to win the AJ Bell National Squash Championships.

Tesni retains British Title

Tesni retains British Title

Tesni Evans beat Emily Whitlock in straight games to retain her British National title ...

Masters FINALS

Masters FINALS

The 2019 British National Masters Champions were crowned today in Nottingham ...

Masters Day Four

Masters Day Four

The tournament gets to the “business end” with the Semi Finals ...

Evans edges closer to consecutive crown as top seeds crash out

Evans edges closer to consecutive crown as top seeds crash out

Wales’ Tesni Evans fastened her grip on a consecutive British Nationals title as the finalists were decided in Nottingham ...

Day FIVE : Semi-Finals

Day FIVE : Semi-Finals

Women's top seeds beaten as Willstrop and Selby set up Nationals showdown ...

Masters Day Three

Masters Day Three

Friday was Quarter Finals day for the Masters and there were some eagerly awaited matches ...

Lobban becomes first Scot in 12 years to reach semis

Lobban becomes first Scot in 12 years to reach semis

Greg Lobban becomes first Scot in 12 years to reach British Nationals semi-final ...

UoN Sport Injury Clinic is the Official Nationals support

UoN Sport Injury Clinic is the Official Nationals support

UoN Sport Injury Clinic is the Official support for British National Squash Championships

Day FOUR: Quarter-Finals

Day FOUR: Quarter-Finals

Semi-finalists decided as Evans and Lobban join English trios in the last fours ...

Selby survives scare in British Nationals opener

Selby survives scare in British Nationals opener

The opening day of the British National Championships main draw in Nottingham saw England’s Daryl Selby pull off an epic comeback ...

Masters Day Two

Masters Day Two

Where Day 1 at Nottingham ran to form, there were a series of narrow escapes and thrilling finishes in Day 2 ...

Day THREE : Round ONE

Day THREE : Round ONE

Quarter-Finalists decided as Selby and Richards mount comebacks ...

Masters Day ONE

Masters Day ONE

The 2019 Masters Championships opened at Nottingham Squash Club with an entry of 275 players ...

Day TWO : Qualifying Complete

Day TWO : Qualifying Complete

The main draws are finalised after two rounds of men's and women's qualifying ...

Nationals Special – title contenders and ones to watch

Nationals Special – title contenders and ones to watch

Britain’s big guns are gearing up for the AJ Bell British National Squash Championships this week in Nottingham, ...

Day ONE : Qualifying begins

Day ONE : Qualifying begins

The 2019 British Nationals got under way with two rounds of Men's Qualifying at Nottingham SRC ...

Willstrop looking forward to British National challenge

Willstrop looking forward to British National challenge

Two-time champion James Willstrop is looking forward to pitting himself against the best of the new generation this week in Nottingham ..

Selby hungry for second national title

Selby hungry for second national title

Former champion Daryl Selby is looking forward to the challenge of holding off the new generation next week in Nottingham ...

Massaro gunning for a fifth in Nottingham

Massaro gunning for a fifth in Nottingham

Four-time national champion Laura Massaro is expecting fierce competition as she strives for a fifth title in Nottingham ...

James relishing British Nationals challenge in home town

James relishing British Nationals challenge in home town

British Nationals hopeful Declan James is looking forward to what promises to be a fiercely contested championships in his home town of Nottingham next week ...

Top seed Perry pulls out of British Nationals

Top seed Perry pulls out of British Nationals

Top seed and former national champion Sarah-Jane Perry has withdrawn from next week’s AJ Bell British National Squash Championships following a long-standing injury ..

Evans relishing British title defence

Evans relishing British title defence

"I think it's going to be a pretty tough week," says defending champion Tesni Evans ahead of next week's AJ Bell British Nationals ...

Willstrop and Selby predicted to meet in British National men’s final

Willstrop and Selby predicted to meet in British National men’s final

James Willstrop and Daryl Selby, ranked 16 and 17 in the world, are seeded to meet in the final of the AJ Bell British National Squash Championships 2019 in Nottingham ...

Perry and Massaro predicted to contest British National final

Perry and Massaro predicted to contest British National final

The women's draw predicts a third Sarah-Jane Perry v Laura Massaro final in Nottingham next week ...

Willstrop tops quality Nationals draw

Willstrop tops quality Nationals draw

Commonwealth Games Gold medallist James Willstrop will headline a top-class men’s Nationals draw ...

Four former champions gunning for British National glory

Four former champions gunning for British National glory

World No.6 Sarah-Jane Perry will headline a mouth-watering women’s draw after the seeds were announced today for the AJ Bell British National Squash Championships 2019 ...

AJ Bell confirmed as title sponsor for 2019 Nationals

AJ Bell confirmed as title sponsor for 2019 Nationals

England Squash is delighted to announce AJ Bell as the title sponsor for the 2019 British National Squash Championships ...

British National Squash Championships tickets on sale now

British National Squash Championships tickets on sale now

Tickets to the 2019 British National Squash Championships in Nottingham are now on general sale ...

Nottingham to host British National Championships 2019

Nottingham to host British National Championships 2019

Nottingham has won the right to host the 2019 Dunlop British National Squash Championships ...

FINALS DAY 2018 in Manchester

FINALS DAY 2018 in Manchester

Nick Matthew and Tesni Evans are the 2018 Dunlop British National Champions after victories over James Willstrop and Alison Waters in the finals in Manchester ...

Matthew claims record tenth British National title

Matthew claims record tenth British National title

Nick Matthew has claimed a record tenth British National title following an epic showdown with James Willstrop at the Dunlop British National Championships final in Manchester ...

Wales rejoices as Tesni Evans makes history

Wales rejoices as Tesni Evans makes history

Wales’ Tesni Evans produced a scintillating performance to overcome England’s Alison Waters in the 2018 British National Championships women’s final today in Manchester ...

Fourteen new National Masters champions crowned

Fourteen new National Masters champions crowned

Following four days of intense action, fourteen new British National Masters champions were crowned at the Northern Squash Club in Didsbury ...

Matthew makes it Five

Matthew makes it Five

World Deaf Squash Champion Matthew Hewitt claimed his fifth EDSA National title with a straight-games win over young rival Noah Duckworth ...

Semi-Finals Day

Semi-Finals Day

Women's top seeds beaten by Tesni Evans and Alison Waters as Nick Matthew and James Willstrop set up another battle ...

Matthew and Willstrop set up blockbuster final showdown

Matthew and Willstrop set up blockbuster final showdown

Nine-time National champion Nick Matthew will take on long-time rival James Willstrop in the final of the 2018 Dunlop National Squash Championships at Manchester's National Squash Centre.

Staunton twins set up surprise final MO45 showdown

Staunton twins set up surprise final MO45 showdown

Irish twins, Nick and Rob Staunton sensationally overpowered the tops seeds in the MO45’s on day four of the Dunlop National Masters Championships to set up a final sibling showdown in Manchester ...

Evans ousts Massaro in shock Nationals thriller

Evans ousts Massaro in shock Nationals thriller

Defending champion and top seed Laura Massaro was knocked out of the Dunlop National Squash Championships at the semi-final stage for the first time in four years after being overpowered by Wales’ Tesni Evans in three games ...

Day FOUR : Quarter-Finals

Day FOUR : Quarter-Finals

Seven of the top eight seeds won through to the semi-finals on a long day at the National Squash Centre ...

Top seeds seal semi spots at Dunlop National Championships

Top seeds seal semi spots at Dunlop National Championships

Defending champions Nick Matthew and Laura Massaro sailed through to the semi-finals of the Dunlop National Squash Championships ...

Top seeds triumph on day three of the Dunlop National Masters Championships

Top seeds triumph on day three of the Dunlop National Masters Championships

The British National Masters Squash Championship entered its third day of action on Friday as players across seventeen categories vyed for a spot in the semis ...

Day THREE : Main Draw Round One

Day THREE : Main Draw Round One

Round One at the Nationals Squash Centre, and the quarter-finals are set ...

Top seeds sail through to British National Quarter-Finals

Top seeds sail through to British National Quarter-Finals

The 2018 Dunlop British National Championship swung into action on Thursday with top seeds Nick Matthew and Laura Massaro beginning their title defence ...

Top seeds reign supreme on day two of Dunlop National Masters Championship

Top seeds reign supreme on day two of Dunlop National Masters Championship

By Mike Jones Round Two of the Dunlop National Masters Championships concluded with many hotly contested matches, spread over nine categories. The MO55 were the first to showcase their impressive talents with last years finalists, Mark Woodliffe and John Parkes both in action. 2017 champion Woodliffe showed why he holds the title, breezing past George […]

Day TWO : Qualifying Complete at the NSC

Day TWO : Qualifying Complete at the NSC

Four places in the Men's and Women's main draws were claimed today in Manchester ...

Teen sensations Lee and Hutton book British National main draw berths

Teen sensations Lee and Hutton book British National main draw berths

English young guns Charlie Lee and Jasmine Hutton sailed into the main draw of the Dunlop National Championships for the first time in Manchester ...

Masters : Day One as it happened

Masters : Day One as it happened

The Dunlop National Masters Championships 2018 kicked into action at the Northern Squash Club in Didsbury ...

Big hitters progress through to third round qualifiers

Big hitters progress through to third round qualifiers

The Dunlop British National Championship 2018 qualifiers began with over forty men vying for their place in the main draw ...

Day ONE : Qualifying Begins

Day ONE : Qualifying Begins

The 2018 British Nationals kicks off on Tuesday at the National Squash Centre with two rounds of Men's Qualifying ...

Matthew targets tenth British National crown

Matthew targets tenth British National crown

England’s most successful squash player of all time, Nick Matthew will be gunning for his tenth and final British National title in Manchester this week ...

Seven Champions gunning for more glory in Manchester

Seven Champions gunning for more glory in Manchester

The 2018 Dunlop National Championships feature no less than SEVEN players who have previously won the title, each aiming for more glory in Manchester ...

Masters Draws

Masters Draws

The Draws are out for the 2018 British National Masters Championships ...

Matthew and Willstrop set for one last Nationals Final

Matthew and Willstrop set for one last Nationals Final

The DRAWS for the Dunlop National Squash Championships predict a series of mouth-watering encounters in Manchester ...

Rivals Matthew and Willstrop seeded to contest last Nationals final

Rivals Matthew and Willstrop seeded to contest last Nationals final

The Dunlop National Squash Championships will play host to a series of mouth-watering encounters, with Nick Matthew and James Willstrop seeded to meet in a blockbuster final showdown, after the main draws were released today (2nd February). In the top half of the Men’s draw, defending champion and top seed, Nick Matthew will begin his title […]

Matthew and Massaro head quality entry list

Matthew and Massaro head quality entry list

Reigning Champions Nick Matthew and Laura Massaro are top seeds in what promises to be one of the most hotly contested Nationals in recent history ...

Nationals return to Manchester

Nationals return to Manchester

Manchester will once again play host to the British National Squash Championships, from 13th-18th February 2018 ...

Dunlop to sponsor 2018 Nationals

Dunlop to sponsor 2018 Nationals

England Squash has announced that Dunlop will sponsor the 2018 British National Squash Championships in Manchester ...

British National Squash Championships returns to Manchester

British National Squash Championships returns to Manchester

Manchester will once again play host to the British National Squash Championships from 12th-18th February 2018. Now in its 44th year, the British Nationals attracts the very best of British talent including three-time World Champion Nick Matthew who will be gunning for a record tenth title and former World No.1 Laura Massaro. Manchester has hosted the […]

2017 Finals

2017 Finals

It's Nine for Matthew and Four for Massaro on Finals Day in Manchester ...

2017 Masters

2017 Masters

Eighteen Masters Champions crowned in the final day in Manchester ...

Memorable finals day at 2017 British Nationals

Memorable finals day at 2017 British Nationals

Former World No.2 Peter Marshall and seven-time National masters champion Nick Taylor contested a thrilling final on the show court on the last day of the tournament in Manchester. In a match broadcast live online, the veterans put on a show of squash of the highest order in front of a packed crowd. Taylor added […]

Nick Matthew wins record ninth Nationals title

Nick Matthew wins record ninth Nationals title

Nick Matthew made history by winning his ninth National title in Manchester and cemented his status as one of the greatest British squash players ever. Three-time world champion Matthew eased through his final against underdog Joe Lee to take home the trophy for the sixth year in a row. The former World No.1 came into […]

Laura Massaro wins fourth Nationals title in Manchester

Laura Massaro wins fourth Nationals title in Manchester

Laura Massaro won her second National title in a row to further establish her dominance at the top of women’s squash in England.

2017 Semi-Finals

2017 Semi-Finals

Top seeds and defending champions Laura Massaro and Nick Matthew are through to the finals where they will face the challenges of Sarah-Jane Perry and Joe Lee ...

Underdog Joe Lee to face eight-time champion Nick Matthew for Nationals title

Unlikely finalist Joe Lee will have the chance to win the British National title against eight-time champion Nick Matthew in Manchester. Reigning champion Laura Massaro will face the in-form Sarah-Jane Perry to decide who takes home the women’s trophy in the Blowers Jewellers National Squash Championships. The men’s over-45s masters draw served up a treat […]

Two-time champion James Willstrop out of Nationals

Two-time National champion James Willstrop was forced to retire from the tournament in the quarter finals after he was unable to recover from illness. The veteran fought valiantly to take 5/8 seed Joe Lee to a fifth game but came back on court only to shake Lee’s hand and announce he would play no further part […]

Top seeds cruise into Nationals quarter finals

Top seeds cruise into Nationals quarter finals

Tournament favourites Nick Matthew and Laura Massaro cruised through their first round matches as they began their attempts to defend their Nationals titles in Manchester. Matthew overcame qualifier Ashley Davies while Massaro comfortably dispatched Deon Saffery in the Blowers Jewellers National Squash Championships. Thursday brought the first glimpse into the main hall and the specially-assembled, […]

Elite stars to begin their quest for Nationals glory

Elite stars to begin their quest for Nationals glory

The country’s finest players are set to take to the courts at the Nationals after qualifying concluded on Wednesday. No major upsets were recorded in the first two days as the final touches were put on the all-glass show court in Manchester, with England No.1 Laura Massaro the first due to grace the court at […]

England coach David Campion’s tips to win the Nationals

This week’s National Squash Championships is set to be the most exciting in recent history and one man who cannot wait for them to begin is England coach David Campion. The Manchester competition presents an opportunity for Camps, as he is called by the players, to take a close look at not only the country’s […]

Matthew one of the ‘greatest of our generation’, says Willstrop

Matthew one of the ‘greatest of our generation’, says Willstrop

England No.2 James Willstrop has called his great rival Nick Matthew one of the country’s all-time best squash players and one of the “greatest of his generation”

Blowers Jewellers announced as title sponsor for the National Squash Championships

Blowers Jewellers announced as title sponsor for the National Squash Championships

International watch and jewellery firm Blowers Jewellers has been unveiled as the title sponsor for the National Squash Championships due to be staged in Manchester from 7th to 12th February. Blowers Jewellers is one of Europe’s leading specialists in luxury watches and fine jewellery with an industry wide reputation for excellence. Nicola Moloney, National Squash […]

Champion Massaro expecting fierce competition for Nationals title

Top seed Laura Massaro is expecting the most competitive Nationals tournament for years with several players “at the top of their game”. England’s finest women will all compete in the prestigious tournament in Manchester with World No.5 Massaro in fine form having reached the final at the Tournament of Champions. The England No.1 was beaten […]

Eight-time champion Matthew aiming to leave Nationals legacy

Eight-time Nationals champion Nick Matthew says his quest for a ninth title is fuelled by his desire to leave behind a legacy at the tournament. The former World No.1 has won three British Open and World Championship titles each but said his career was now motivated by setting records that would see him remembered in […]

Matthew and Massaro headline world-class Nationals draws

Nick Matthew and Laura Massaro have been named as hot favourites to triumph in what promises to be one of the most hotly contested Nationals in recent history. Joining three-time World Champion Nick Matthew in the men’s draw will be former World No.1 James Willstrop, whose sublime performance at the Tournament of Champions this week […]

Willstrop and Matthew to renew rivalry at the Nationals

England number two James Willstrop finally ended a 10-year wait for victory over rival Nick Matthew in New York, adding extra spice to next month’s Blowers Jewellers National Squash Championships. Three-time world champion Matthew’s dominance over his England teammate had seen him win their last 19 meetings in a row but Willstrop’s nail-biting, five-game victory at the Tournament of […]

2016 Finals

2016 Finals

Nick Matthew and Laura Massaro are the 2016 National Champions ...