(Almost) Every Piece of Equipment Used at the US Open Squash 2012

Ramy Ashour 2012 US Open

I went through the US Open Squash 2012 photo gallery and tried to identify EVERY piece of equipment on every player. 

All photos are from the usopensquash.com photo gallery. Thank you to Steve Cubbins, who I think took all these pictures for US Open Squash.s

Ready? Here we go!

P.S. one more thing — if you see any errors or can fill in some of the blanks, please let me know in the comments section at the bottom.

Men’s Draw

James Willstrop
Racket: Prince O3 Black
Shoes: Adidas Adipower Stabil 10

Alister Walker
Racket: Tecnifibre Suprem NG 130
Shoes: Adidas Adizero BT Feather

Daryl Selby
Racket: Head Argon 155
Shoes: Adidas Opticourt

Omar Abdel Aziz
Racket: Harrow Vapor
Shoes: Hi-Tec S700 4SYS

Cameron Pilley
Racket: Karakal Tec Gel 120
Shoes: Asics Gel Blast 4

Stephen Coppinger
Racket: Prince EXO3 Rebel
Shoes: Prince NFS V

Simon Rosner
Racket: Oliver Apex RS7
Shoes: Prince NFS V

Mohamed El Shorbagy
Racket: Tecnifibre Carboflex 125
Shoes: Asics Gel Blast 3

Karim Darwish
Racket: Head Xenon 135
Shoes: Asics Gel Blade 3

Max Lee
Racket: Prince EXO3 Rebel
Shoes: Asics Gel Rocket 6

Hisham Ashour
Racket: Dunlop Blackstorm Graphite
Shoes: Asics Gel Game 3

Chris Gordon
Racket: Tecnifibre Suprem Sword (review coming soon)
Shoes: Adidas Adizero BT Feather

Borja Golan
Racket: Dunlop Biomimetic Pro GTX 140
Shoes: Asics Gel Domain 4790

Joe Lee
Racket: Tecnifibre Suprem Sword (review coming soon)
Shoes: Asics Gel Blade 3

Olli Tuominen
Racket: Dunlop Biomimetic Pro GTX 130
Shoes: VICTOR SH8600

Greg Gaultier
Racket: Dunlop Aerogel 4D Elite (kind of)
Shoes: Adidas Adipower Stabil

Ramy Ashour
Racket: Dunlop Biomimetic Max. Maybe.
Shoes: Asics Seigyo

Saurav Ghosal
Racket: Prince EXO3 Rebel
Shoes: Nike. Probably the Court Shuttle 4 (thanks to Prashant for the tip).

Tarek Momen
Racket: Dunlop Biomimetic Pro GTX 140
Shoes: Hi-Tec S700 4SYS

Nicolas Mueller
Racket: Wilson Tour BLX
Shoes: Wilson Court Elite 1000 (review coming soon)

Tom Richards
Racket: Wilson Tour BLX
Shoes: Asics Gel Blade 3

Ong Beng Hee
Racket: Dunlop Biomimetic Evolution 130
Shoes: Asics Gel Progressive

Shahier Razik
Racket: Head YouTex Xenon 135
Shoes: Asics Gel 1130V

Peter Barker
Racket: Wilson Tour BLX
Shoes: Adidas Stabil Optifit

Amr Shabana
Racket: Dunlop Biomimetic Ultimate
Shoes: Hi-Tec S700 4SYS

Miguel Rodriguez
Racket: Tecnifibre Carboflex 130
Shoes: Asics Gel Blast 4

LJ Anjema
Racket: Head YouTex Xenon 135
Shoes: Asics Gel Blade 3

Aamir Atlas Khan
Racket: Tecnifibre Carboflex 130 (he uses the 2011 version of that racket)
Shoes: Adidas. Looks like the Opticourt Ligra maybe, but I can’t find a picture.

Adrian Grant
Racket: Harrow Jonathon Power Spark
Shoes: Salming Race R1

Karim Abdel Gawad
Racket: Harrow Neon Vapor (review coming soon)
Shoes: Asics Gel Blade 3

Omar Mosaad
Racket: Tecnifibre Carboflex 140
Shoes: Asics Gel Blast 4

Nick Matthew
Racket: Dunlop Biomimetic Evolution 130
Shoes: Hi Tec S701 4SYS

Women’s Draw

I could only include the last 8 players in this roundup, because that is the round when the ladies started playing on the glass court and you start to get pictures taken from the front of the court.

Nicol David
Racket: Prince EXO3 Rebel
Shoes: Asics Gel Blade 3 W. Apparently these are a custom design. TDG Sports wrote in to say that Nicol was invited to the Asics research center in Kobe, Japan to have a custom shoe made for her. Cool.

Alison Waters
Racket: Dunlop Biomimetic Evolution 120
Shoes: Asics Gel Task (review coming soon)

Jenny Duncalf
Racket: Head Anion 135
Shoes: Adidas Court Stabil 10 W

Joelle King
Racket: Head Anion 135
Shoes: Asics Gel Domain 2 W

Madeline Perry
Racket: Dunlop Biomimetic Evolution 120
Shoes: Asics Gel Rocket 6 W

Laura Massaro
Racket: Head Xenon2 135
Shoes: Asics Gel Task (review coming soon)

Kasey Brown
Racket: Harrow Custom Spark, Kasey Brown Signature
Shoes: Asics Gel Volley Elite. Thanks to TDG Sports for the tip.

Raneem El Weleily
Racket: Harrow Vapor
Shoes: Asics Gel Blade 3 W

That’s it! If you noticed anything different in the pictures above, please let me know in the comments.

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8 comments… add one

  • Karim Darwish – Asics Gel Blade 3, 2011 color

    Nicol David – CUSTOM Asics Gel Blade, she was invited to Asics research center in Kobe, Japan to have a custom shoe made for her

    Kasey Brown – Asics Gel Volley Elite

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    • Thanks TDG for sending in these tips – much appreciated! I have updated the post.

      Cheers,
      Pierre

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  • Hi,

    James Willstrop has the Prince O3 Black here, which is actually silver not black. The following years model the O3 Speedport black (which you have listed) was changed to be black. It’s an old model, he’s had problems recently with breakages on his latest model.

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    • Thanks for the insight Nick! I have updated the post.

      Cheers,
      Pierre

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  • Sourav Ghoshal might be wearing Nike court shuttle 4.

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