Jerome Elhaïk

INSIDE THE TEAMS, THE COMPLETE SERIES

The opening ceremony of the 2016 Women’s World Team Championship will take place tonight in Paris, before the action begins tomorrow. In the last few weeks we’ve been giving you an inside look at the 17 teams who will be competing for the world title. Here is the complete series!   INSIDE THE TEAMS, EPISODE 1: THE DUTCH GIRLS ON …

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INSIDE THE TEAMS, EPISODE 13: WHO CAN STOP EGYPT?

The Women’s World Team Championship starts tomorrow in Paris with the opening ceremony. Today we end the presentation of the teams who will be competing for the world title with the favourites, Egypt. Raneem El Welily and her teammates were upset by Malaysia two years ago. But since then they have asserted even more their dominance on women’s squash, so …

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LES YEUX DANS LES BLEUES (J-1)

C’est l’une des échéances majeures de la saison pour les joueuses françaises : le championnat du monde féminin par équipes de squash débute dimanche à Paris, avec la cérémonie d’ouverture. Pour Camille Serme et ses équipières, l’objectif sera d’améliorer leur meilleur résultat (sixièmes en 2010 et 2014), avant pourquoi pas de rêver d’un podium. Alors que la sélection officielle a été …

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LES YEUX DANS LES BLEUES (J-2)

C’est l’une des échéances majeures de la saison pour les joueuses françaises : le championnat du monde féminin par équipes de squash débute dimanche à Paris, avec la cérémonie d’ouverture. Pour Camille Serme et ses équipières, l’objectif sera d’améliorer leur meilleur résultat (sixièmes en 2010 et 2014), avant pourquoi pas de rêver d’un podium. Alors que la sélection officielle a été …

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WWTC LATEST NEWS: WEE WERN AND TERAN PULL OUT

Malaysia’s Low Wee Wern has pulled out of 2016 WWTC. She is replaced by Rachel Arnold (world number 65) who is joining Nicol David, Sivasangari Subramaniam and her sister Delia (picture below) in the squad. This is bad news for Malaysia because although Wee Wern hadn’t got back to her best after knee surgery in 2015, she had been key in …

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INSIDE THE TEAMS, EPISODE 11: INDIA IS TAKING ONE STEP AT A TIME

The Women’s World Team Championship starts on Sunday with the opening ceremony and our presentation of the teams who will be competing in Paris continues. India will rest their hopes on their favourite partnership – Joshna Chinappa and Dipika Pallikal Karthik. The Commonwealth Games gold medallists will also bring their experience to their junior teammates. Indian Squash has been doing so …

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INSIDE THE TEAMS, EPISODE 10: NEW ZEALAND READY TO THROW THE KITCHEN SINK

The Women’s World Team Championship starts on Sunday with the opening ceremony and our presentation of the teams who will be competing in Paris continues. New Zealand were not so long ago a powerhouse of women’s squash. To regain that position, they can count on the return of their number 1 Joelle King, as well as the experience of their …

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INSIDE THE TEAMS, EPISODE 9: HONG KONG RELY ON THEIR CONSISTENCY

The Women’s World Team Championship starts on Sunday with the opening ceremony. Our presentation of the nations who will be competing in Paris continues today with Hong Kong, who made history reaching the semi-finals two years ago. They may not be the highest-profile team, but their opponents never fail to quote them as a potential threat. Two years ago, Annie …

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INSIDE THE TEAMS, EPISODE 8: ENGLAND, A CERTAIN SENSE OF PRIDE

The Women’s World Team Championship starts on Sunday with the opening ceremony. Our presentation of the teams who will be competing in Paris continues with the title holders. Team events always bring the best out of the English players, and Laura Massaro and her teammates will do everything they can to perpetuate the tradition. “Timing is everything”. If that quote …

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POOL LINE-UPS AND SEEDINGS ANNOUNCED – CHANGES (NOVEMBER 21st)

After the teams on Saturday, pool line-ups and seedings for the 2016 Women’s World Team Squash Championship have been announced earlier today. Unsurprisingly, Egypt – boasting three players in the top 4 – and title holders England are seeded 1 and 2. Here is a quick glance at the pools and the matches to watch for. Due to the absence …

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LES YEUX DANS LES BLEUES (J-6)

C’est l’une des échéances majeures de la saison pour les joueuses françaises : le championnat du monde féminin par équipes de squash débute dimanche à Paris, avec la cérémonie d’ouverture. Pour Camille Serme et ses équipières, l’objectif sera d’améliorer leur meilleur résultat (sixièmes en 2010 et 2014), avant pourquoi pas de rêver d’un podium. Alors que la sélection officielle a été …

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INSIDE THE TEAMS, EPISODE 7: MALAYSIA AND NICOL DAVID ON A SEARCH FOR GOLD

We are only 9 days away from the start of the Women’s World Team Championship in Paris. Our team presentation continues today with ever-improving Malaysia. National icon Nicol David and her teammates reached the finals two years ago in Canada but can they do even better in Paris? Can the Malaysian team keep on doing better and better? Led by …

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INSIDE THE TEAMS, EPISODE 6: TEAM CANADA AIMING FOR TOP 10

10 days to go before the start of the Women’s World Team Championship in Paris! We continue our presentation with a group of young players who have matured significantly since the last event at home. Boosted by Samantha Cornett’s comeback, Team Canada is ready to get stuck in. Canada have not made the semi-finals of the Women’s World Team Championships …

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