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Vol. 16 No. 3
Ramy Ashour's return to World No. 1 after winning the World Open in December was solidified when he survived a scare in the final; of the J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions. Gregory Gaultier was up 2-1, but then a YouTube-worthy point changed everything.
22 POINT MADE
After Ramy Ashour's masterful performance at the J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions, any discussion about whether he is in fact the best player in the world has been put to rest.
32 WORLD BEATER
Though surprise finalist, Mohamed El Shorbagy, gave Ramy Ashour a run for his money, Ashour secured his second World Open title in Doha, Qatar—and reclaimed the World No. 1 ranking.
42 SEVEN FOR DAVID
Her record seventh World Open title in hand, Nicol David appears to be poised for more after adopting several key changes in her life and her game.
4 FROM US SQUASH
6 PRO SQUASH SERIES
Joint venture between US SQUASH and PSA revive the squash series concept in America.
8 BIRTHDAY BOY IN ARIZONA
16-time national champion, Dick Daly, celebrates his 90th!
9 SPA-TLIGHT ON... ELIE BIEL
10 WSA AWARDS
11 HIGH SCHOOL CHAMPS CANCELLED
The massive snow storm that blanketed and buried much of New England forced the last-minute cancellation of the U.S. High School Championships.
14 BACK COURT ESSENTIALS
There are numerous ways the ball can hit the walls in the back corners. Here are drills and games to help you handle them all.
16 KEEPING MID-SEASON HEALTH
Between maintaining a solid nutritional base, getting enough rest and warming up well, the occasional deep-tissue massage can work wonders.
18 HEY REF! WHAT IF... PART III
20 WEIGHT LOSS FOR ATHLETES
Losing weight, especially when pushing yourself to the limits in squash, requires understanding nutrition and common sense.
21 TRAINING PUSH IN SEASON
On-court Circuits are just the ticket.
52 WILL'S WORLD