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DAY 2, MORNING SESSION – AS IT HAPPENS

Live from Squash-Club Saint-Cloud, Jérôme Elhaïk, Romuald Flandrin and Paul Orlovic reporting (no matches in Jeu de Paume this morning) Tuesday’s order of play: 3-2-1 11am Pool D Hong Kong bt Germany: 3-0 Tong Tsz Wing bt Franziska Hennes: 3-0 (11-2, 11-3, 11-6) – in 27 min Joey Chan bt Sharon Cyra Sinclair: 3-0 (11-9, 11-7, 11-4) – in 27 min Annie …

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DAY 1 WRAP UP AND TUESDAY’S MATCHES PREVIEW

The seeds took advantage of the Women’s World Team Championship’s opening day to ease into the tournament, with a 3-0 win. But it wasn’t a walk in the park for all of them, as there were quite a few five game matches along the way. Here is a quick recap of today’s action and a preview of tomorrow’s fixtures. Pool …

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DAY 1 AT JEU DE PAUME

Busy day at the Jeu de Paume. The club was packed for our morning session, undertandably because France were playing their opening match. Morning session The first matches in Pool D started around 11am with France v Spain Japon v Hong Kong. There were no upsets and the two favourites will have used this fixture to ease into the tournament. …

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DAY 1, AFTERNOON SESSION – AS IT HAPPENS

Live from Squash-Club Saint-Cloud, Jérôme Elhaïk reporting Order of play 3-1-2 2pm Pool B England v Canada: 3-0 Sarah-Jane Perry bt Nikki Todd: 3-0 (11-7, 12-10, 11-7) – in 22 min Laura Massaro bt Samantha Cornett: 3-0 (12-10, 11-9, 11-5) – in 28 min Alison Waters bt Danielle Letourneau: 3-0 (11-4, 11-6, 11-5) – in 23 min Laura Massaro: “I …

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DAY 1, MORNING SESSION – AS IT HAPPENS

 Live from Squash-Club Saint-Cloud, Jérôme Elhaïk reporting Order of play 3-1-2 11am Pool A New Zealand bt Mexico: 3-0 Straightfoward win for the Kiwis, who fielded their best team against Mexico playing without their number 1 – Samantha Teran, injured. They will face Egypt tomorrow before the key fixture against India on Wednesday. Amanda Landers Murphy bt Luz Lopez: 3-0 …

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MONDAY’S MATCHES

After tonight’s opening ceremony (pictures to follow), the Women’s World Team Championship starts tomorrow in Paris. Here is Monday’s schedule : In Squash Club Saint-Cloud : 11am, Pool A Egypt v India New Zealand v Mexico 2pm, Pool B England v Canada USA vs Wales In Squash Jeu de Paume : 11am, Pool D Hong Kong v Japan France v …

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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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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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