British Open 2015 Squash Equipment Roundup

British Open 2015 Squash

Here’s an equipment rundown for the British Open 2015 squash tournament. I’ve included every player that I could find a photo of. If you see any mistakes, please let me know in the comments!

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Salming-on-Salming Action at Canary Wharf

Apparently Adrian Grant and Miguel Angel Rodriguez had a real ripper of a match in the first round of the 2014 Canary Wharf (watch on Squash TV – subscription required).

Anyway check out this nice photo by Steve Line of the two Salming players in action:

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Photo via SquashSite / SquashPics.com

Adrian’s wearing the new Salming Viper, and Rodriguez is sporting the Salming Race R1 Mid.

Thanks to Kyle and Ben for the tips.

Tecnifibre Carboflex 125 Squash Racket

It’s the Tecnifibre Carboflex 125, a hugely popular racket.

Note: this racket has been succeeded by the Tecnifibre Carboflex 125 S

Tecnifibre Carboflex 125 Squash Racket

Advertised Specs

Weight: Light (125 grams)
Balance: Head-light (35 cm)

Affiliate Links

Here are a few affiliate links where you can buy this racket:

Buy (UK): amazon.co.uk | pdhsports.com

Buy (US): amazon.com | holabirdsports.com | squashgear.com

Buy (Canada): controlthet.com

Spotted

Mohamed El Shorbagy uses Tecnifibre squash rackets and at the moment (in 2014) he is playing with this Carboflex 125 “Basaltex” model.

Here is El Shorbagy using the racket in the 2012 El Gouna Open:


(Photo via El Gouna site)

Here’s also a video of El Shorbagy testing out the racket when it first came out:

Nour El Sherbini also uses this. Here she is with the Carboflex 125 at the 2014 US Open:

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Photo by Steve Cubbins

Miguel Angel Rodriguez at the 2014 British Open:

Miguel Angel Rodriguez 2014 British Open
Photo by SquashPics.com

Nicolette Fernandes at the 2014 US Open:

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Photo by Steve Cubbins

Max Lee at the 2014 US Open:

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Photo by Steve Cubbins

Ben Coleman at the 2015 British Open:

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Photo by Steve Cubbins

Victoria Lust at the 2015 British Open:

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Photo by Steve Cubbins

Qatar Classic 2013 Squash Equipment Report

Mohamed El Shorbagy won the 2013 Qatar Classic — his first major PSA tournament victory — beating Nick Matthew in a tense 5 gamer.

Here are my equipment notes from the event. I’ve also included all the PSA Squash TV video roundups at the bottom.

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