Peter Barker Has New Shoes

Let’s have a look at Peter Barker over the years.

Here he is in 2012 with the Wilson Tour BLX and the Adidas Stabil Optifit:

 

Here he is in 2013, again with the Wilson Tour BLX and the Adidas Stabil Optifit:

pe ter barker

Photo by Steve Cubbins

 

Here he is in early 2014, still rocking the Wilson Tour BLX and the Adidas Stabil Optifit:

peter-barker-2014-el-gouna
Photo by Steve Cubbins

 

And here is he is mid-2014, with the Wilson Tour BLX and the –WHAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA???????????!!! Adidas Court Stabil 10.1!?!?

peter-barker-new-shoes
Photo by squashpics.com

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.

Equipment Notes

All photos are by Steve Cubbins for SquashSite. Follow Steve on Google+.

Here are a few players that changed equipment since the World Championships.

Player Photos

Abdullah Al Tamimi
Racket: Dunlop Biomimetic Pro GT-X 130
Shoes: Asics Gel Beyond

Photo by Steve Cubbins

 

Adrian Grant
Racket: Harrow Spark
Shoes: Salming Race R1 Mid

Photo by Steve Cubbins

 

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

Photo by Steve Cubbins

 

Amr Shabana
Racket: Eye X-Lite 120 Control
Shoes: Hi-Tec S700

Photo by Steve Cubbins

 

Borja Golan
Racket: Dunlop Biomimetic Pro GT-X 140
Shoes: Asics Gel Domain 2

Photo by Steve Cubbins

 

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

Photo by Steve Cubbins

 

Chris Simpson
Racket: Harrow Vibe
Shoes: Adidas Court Stabil 5

Photo by Steve Cubbins

 

Daryl Selby
Racket: Black Knight Magnum Corona 6
Shoes: Adidas Opticourt Team Light

Photo by Steve Cubbins

 

Greg Gaultier
Racket: Dunlop Biomimetic Elite
Shoes: Adidas Adipower Stabil 10

Photo by Steve Cubbins

 

Gregoire Marche
Racket: Tecnifibre Carboflex 125
Shoes: Asics Gel Progressive

Photo by Steve Cubbins

 

James Willstrop
Racket: Prince EXO3 Pro Tour
Shoes: Adidas Adipower Stabil 10

Photo by Steve Cubbins

 

Joe Lee
Racket: Tecnifibre Carboflex 130
Shoes: Asics Gel Blade 4

Photo by Steve Cubbins

 

Karim Abdel Gawad
Racket: Harrow Vibe
Shoes: Asics Gel Blade 3

Photo by Steve Cubbins

 

Karim Darwish
Racket: Head Xenon2 135
Shoes: Asics Gel Blade 3

Photo by Steve Cubbins

 

Kristian Frost Olesen
Racket: Harrow Vapor
Shoes: Asics Gel Blast 5

Photo by Steve Cubbins

 

LJ Anjema
Racket: Head Argon 145
Shoes: Asics Gel Blade 3

Photo by Steve Cubbins

 

Max Lee
Racket: Tecnifibre Carboflex 130
Shoes: Asics Gel Domain 2

Photo by Steve Cubbins

 

Miguel Angel Rodriguez
Racket: Tecnifibre Carboflex 130
Shoes: Salming Race R1

Photo by Steve Cubbins

 

Mohamed Abouelghar
Racket: Prince EXO3 Rebel
Shoes: Asics Gel Blast 4

Photo by Steve Cubbins

 

Mohamed El Shorbagy
Racket: Tecnifibre Carboflex 125
Shoes: Asics Gel Fireblast

Photo by Steve Cubbins

 

Nafiizwan Adnan
Racket: Head Xenon2 135
Shoes: Asics Gel Blast 4

Photo by Steve Cubbins

 

Nick Matthew
Racket: Dunlop Biomimetic Evolution 130
Shoes: Hi-Tec Infinity Flare

Photo by Steve Cubbins

 

Nicolas Mueller
Racket: Wilson Tour BLX
Shoes: Wilson Court Elite 1000

Photo by Steve Cubbins

 

Olli Tuominen
Racket: Dunlop Biomimetic Pro GT-X 130
Shoes: Victor SH8600 ACE

Photo by Steve Cubbins

 

Omar Mosaad
Racket: Tecnifibre Carboflex 130
Shoes: Asics Gel Blast 5

Photo by Steve Cubbins

 

Ong Beng Hee
Racket: Tecnifibre Carboflex 125
Shoes: Asics Gel Progressive

Photo by Steve Cubbins

 

Ryan Cuskelly
Racket: Black Knight Magnum Corona
Shoes: Asics Gel Volley Elite

Photo by Steve Cubbins

 

Saurav Ghosal
Racket: Prince EXO3 Rebel
Shoes: Nike Court Shuttle 5

Photo by Steve Cubbins

 

Simon Rosner
Racket: Oliver Apex RS-7
Shoes: Asics Gel Domain

Photo by Steve Cubbins

 

Stephen Coppinger
Racket: Mantis Power 110
Shoes: Asics Gel Rocket 6

Photo by Steve Cubbins

 

Tarek Momen
Racket: Prince EXO3 Rebel
Shoes: Adidas Court Stabil 10.1 in a new color I haven’t blogged yet

Photo by Steve Cubbins

 

Tom Richards
Racket: Wilson Tour BLX
Shoes: Asics Gel Blade 4

Photo by Steve Cubbins

Video Roundups

Here are all the video roundups from PSA Squash TV. For full match replays you can subscribe here through my affiliate link.

Round 1

Round 2

Quarterfinals

Semifinals

Final

You can watch the full final match replay on PSA Squash TV.

PSA World Squash Championships 2013

The 2013 World Squash Championships just concluded in Manchester, with England’s Nick Matthew claiming the title in a tense 5 games over Greg Gaultier of France.

Here are photos of all the players from the event, including the equipment they used. All photos are by Steve Cubbins for SquashSite, except for the cover photo, which is by Kavitha Aruljothi.

I’ve also included all the Squash TV highlight videos at the bottom of this post. Click here to jump to the highlight videos.

Player Photos

Abdullah Al Muzayen
Racket: Prince Airstick 130
Shoes: Asics Gel Resolution 4
Abdullah Al Muzayen
Photo by Steve Cubbins

 

Adrian Grant
Racket: Harrow Jonathon Power Custom Spark
Shoes: Salming Race R1 Mid
Adrian Grant
Photo by Steve Cubbins

 

Adrian Waller
Racket: Prince EXO3 Rebel
Shoes: Adidas Adipower Stabil 10.1
Adrian Waller
Photo by Steve Cubbins

 

Alan Clyne
Racket: Harrow Vapor
Shoes: Asics Gel Rocket 6
Alan Clyne
Photo by Steve Cubbins

 

Ali Anwar Reda
Racket: Prince EXO3 Pro Tour
Shoes: Asics Seigyo
Ali Anwar Reda
Photo by Steve Cubbins

 

Alister Walker
Racket: Tecnifibre Suprem NG 130
Shoes: Adidas BT Feather
Alister Walker
Photo by Steve Cubbins

 

Ammar Altamimi
Racket: Dunlop Biomimetic Elite
Shoes: Asics Gel Blade 3
Ammar Altamimi
Photo by Steve Cubbins

 

Amr Shabana
Racket: Eye X-Lite 120 Control
Shoes: Hi-Tec S700 4SYS
Amr Shabana
Photo by Steve Cubbins

 

Andrew Wagih
He’s in the background of the Abdullah Al Muzayen photo.
Racket: Harrow Jonathon Power Custom Spark
Shoes: Asics Gel Rocket 6

 

Ben Coleman
Racket: Tecnifibre Carboflex 125
Shoes: Salming Race Mid
Ben Coleman
Photo by Steve Cubbins

 

Borja Golan
Racket: Dunlop Biomimetic Pro GT-X 140
Shoes: Asics Gel Domain 2
Borja Golan
Photo by Steve Cubbins

 

Cameron Pilley
Racket: Karakal Tec Gel 120
Shoes: Asics Gel Blast 4
Cameron Pilley
Photo by Steve Cubbins

 

Campbell Grayson
Racket: Wilson Tour BLX
Shoes: Asics Gel Rocket 6
Campbell Grayson
Photo by Steve Cubbins

 

Cesar Salazar
Racket: Head YouTek Xenon 135
Shoes: Asics Gel Blade 3
Cesar Salazar
Photo by Steve Cubbins

 

Charles Sharpes
Racket: Prince EXO3 Rebel
Shoes: Asics Gel Rocket 6
Charles Sharpes
Photo by Steve Cubbins

 

Chris Gordon
Racket: Tecnifibre Carboflex 130
Shoes: Adidas Adipower Stabil 10.1
Chris Gordon
Photo by Steve Cubbins

 

Chris Simpson
Racket: Harrow Jonathon Power Custom Vibe
Shoes: Adidas Court Stabil 5
Chris Simpson
Photo by Steve Cubbins

 

Daryl Selby
Racket: Black Knight Magnum Corona 6
Shoes: Adidas Opticourt Team Light
Daryl Selby
Photo by Steve Cubbins

 

Eddie Charlton
Racket: Mantis Power 110
Shoes: Asics Gel Blade 3
Eddie Charlton
Photo by Steve Cubbins

 

Fares Dessouky
Racket: Tecnifibre Carboflex 130
Shoes: Adidas Court Stabil 5. Old school!
Fares Dessouky
Photo by Steve Cubbins

 

Greg Gaultier
Racket: Dunlop Biomimetic Elite
Shoes: Adidas Adipower Stabil 10
Greg Gaultier
Photo by Steve Cubbins

 

Gregoire Marche
Racket: Tecnifibre Carboflex 125
Shoes: Asics Gel Progressive
Gregoire Marche
Photo by Steve Cubbins

 

Henrik Mustonen
Racket: Tecnifibre Carboflex 130
Shoes: Prince NFS V
Henrik Mustonen
Photo by Steve Cubbins

 

James Willstrop
Racket: Prince EXO3 Pro Tour
Shoes: Adidas Adipower Stabil 10
James Willstrop
Photo by Steve Cubbins

 

Jaymie Haycocks
Racket: Harrow Jonathon Power Custom Spark
Shoes: Asics Gel Domain 2
Jaymie Haycocks
Photo by Steve Cubbins

 

Joe Lee
Racket: Tecnifibre Carboflex 130
Shoes: Asics Gel Blade 4
Joe Lee
Photo by Steve Cubbins

 

Joel Hinds
Racket: Black Knight Ion X-Force Black
Shoes: Asics Gel Progressive
Joel Hinds
Photo by Steve Cubbins

 

Jonathan Kemp
Racket: Harrow Jonathon Power Custom Vibe
Shoes: Asics Gel Fireblast
Jonathan Kemp
Photo by Steve Cubbins

 

Julian Illingworth
Racket: Dunlop Biomimetic Elite
Shoes: Asics Gel Resolution 4
Julian Illingworth
Photo by Steve Cubbins

 

Karim Abdel Gawad
Racket: Harrow Jonathon Power Custom Vibe
Shoes: Asics Gel Blade 3
Karim Abdel Gawad
Photo by Steve Cubbins

 

Karim Darwish
Racket: Head YouTek Xenon2 135
Shoes: Asics Gel Blade 3
Karim Darwish
Photo by Steve Cubbins

 

Kristian Frost Olesen
Racket: Harrow Vapor
Shoes: Asics Gel Blast 5
Kristian Frost Olesen
Photo by Steve Cubbins

 

Leo Au
Racket: Prince Airstick 130
Shoes: Prince NFS Indoor II
Leo Au
Photo by Steve Cubbins

 

LJ Anjema
Racket: Head YouTek Argon2 145
Shoes: Asics Gel Blade 3
LJ Anjema
Photo by Steve Cubbins

 

Marwan El Shorbagy
Racket: Dunlop Biomimetic Tour CX 2013
Shoes: Asics Gel Beyond
Marwan El Shorbagy
Photo by Steve Cubbins

 

Mathieu Castagnet
Racket: Black Knight Ion Cannon PS
Shoes: Asics Gel Progressive
Mathieu Castagnet
Photo by Steve Cubbins

 

Matthew Karwalski
Racket: Grays Ninja 150SS
Shoes: Hi-Tec V Lite Infinity Flare
Matthew Karwalski
Photo by Steve Cubbins

 

Max Lee
Racket: Tecnifibre Carboflex 130
Shoes: Asics Gel Domain 2
Max Lee
Photo by Steve Cubbins

 

Mazen Hesham
Racket: Prince EXO3 Rebel
Shoes: Asics Gel Blade 3
Mazen Hesham
Photo by Steve Cubbins

 

Miguel Angel Rodriguez
Racket: Tecnifibre Carboflex 130
Shoes: Salming Race R1
Miguel Angel Rodriguez
Photo by Steve Cubbins

 

Mohamed Abouelghar
Racket: Prince EXO3 Rebel
Shoes: Asics Gel Blast 4
Mohamed Abouelghar
Photo by Steve Cubbins

 

Mohamed El Shorbagy
Racket: Tecnifibre Carboflex 125
Shoes: Asics Gel Fireblast
Mohamed El Shorbagy
Photo by Steve Cubbins

 

Nafiizwan Adnan
Racket: Head YouTek Xenon2 135
Shoes: Asics Gel Blast 4
Nafiizwan Adnan
Photo by Steve Cubbins

 

Nasir Iqbal
No photo :(. But it’s impressive that Steve Cubbins got great pictures of 63 out of 64 players, considering there were matches going on across three different courts. Here’s a screenshot from Squash TV:
nasir-iqbal
Racket: Prince EXO3 Rebel
Shoes: Asics Gel Progressive I think

 

Nick Matthew
Racket: Dunlop Biomimetic Evolution 130
Shoes: Hi-Tec S701 4SYS
Nick Matthew
Photo by Steve Cubbins

 

Nicolas Mueller
Racket: Wilson Tour BLX
Shoes: Wilson Court Elite 1000
Nicolas Mueller
Photo by Steve Cubbins

 

Olli Tuominen
Racket: Dunlop Biomimetic Pro GT-X 130
Shoes: Victor SH8600 ACE
Olli Tuominen
Photo by Steve Cubbins

 

Omar Abdel Aziz
Racket: Harrow Vapor
Shoes: Asics Gel Blade 4
Omar Abdel Aziz
Photo by Steve Cubbins

 

Omar Abdel Meguid
Racket: Harrow Vapor
Shoes: Hi-Tec S701 4SYS
Omar Abdel Meguid
Photo by Steve Cubbins

 

Omar Mosaad
Racket: Tecnifibre Carboflex 130
Shoes: Asics Gel Blast 4
Omar Mosaad
Photo by Steve Cubbins

 

Ong Beng Hee
Racket: Tecnifibre Carboflex 125
Shoes: Asics Gel Progressive
Ong Beng Hee
Photo by Steve Cubbins

 

Peter Barker
Racket: Wilson Tour BLX
Shoes: Adidas Stabil Optifit
Peter Barker
Photo by Steve Cubbins

 

Ramy Ashour
Racket: Prince Airstick 130
Shoes: Asics Seigyo
Ramy Ashour
Photo by Steve Cubbins

 

Raphael Kandra
Racket: Pro Kennex Destiny Super Light
Shoes: Asics Gel Progressive
Raphael Kandra
Photo by Steve Cubbins

 

Ryan Cuskelly
Racket: Black Knight Magnum Corona
Shoes: Asics Gel Volley Elite
Ryan Cuskelly
Photo by Steve Cubbins

 

Saurav Ghosal
Racket: Prince EXO3 Rebel
Shoes: Nike Court Shuttle 5
Saurav Ghosal
Photo by Steve Cubbins

 

Shahier Razik
Racket: Unknown Oliver racket
Shoes: Asics Gel 1130V
Shahier Razik
Photo by Steve Cubbins

 

Shaun Le Roux
Racket: Head YouTek Xenon2 135
Shoes: Asics Gel Progressive
Shaun Le Roux
Photo by Steve Cubbins

 

Simon Rosner
Racket: Oliver Apex RS-7
Shoes: Asics Gel Domain
Simon Rosner
Photo by Steve Cubbins

 

Stephen Coppinger
Racket: Mantis Power 110
Shoes: Asics Gel Rocket 6
Stephen Coppinger
Photo by Steve Cubbins

 

Steve Finitsis
Racket: Wilson BLX Blade
Shoes: Asics Gel Blade 3
Steve Finitsis
Photo by Steve Cubbins

 

Tarek Momen
Racket: Prince EXO3 Rebel
Shoes: Asics Gel Blade 3
Tarek Momen
Photo by Steve Cubbins

 

Tom Richards
Racket: Wilson Tour BLX
Shoes: Asics Gel Blade 4
Tom Richards
Photo by Steve Cubbins

 

Zahed Mohamed
Racket: Head YouTek Neon2 130
Shoes: Adidas Court Stabil 10
Zahed Mohamed
Photo by Steve Cubbins

 


Video Highlights

Here are all the video highlights from PSA Squash TV.

Click here to watch full match replays on Squash TV (affiliate link).

First Round

Second Round

Third Round

Quarterfinals

Semifinals

Final

US Open Squash 2013 Equipment Report (PSA)

The 2013 US Open squash tournament was held in Philadelphia, a.k.a. my neck of the woods. I was lucky enough to check out the quarterfinals in person.

You can watch the matches on PSA Squash TV. Here’s the recap of the men’s finals, which Greg Gaultier won 3-0 over Nick Matthew. Gaultier frankly demolished Matthew in the final, which I can hardly believe, because I saw Nick play in person in the quarterfinal and he looked so incredibly sharp. It goes to show how well Gaultier is playing.

The on-court emcee in that video is Philly’s own Gilly Lane.

Anyway I’ve combed through the event photos, taken by Steve Cubbins for the US Open, looking for the equipment each player was using. Here are all the men’s players. I’ll be following up with a post for the women shortly.

Abdullah Al Muzayen
Abdullah Al Muzayen
Racket: Prince Airstick 130
Shoes: Asics Gel Resolution 4
Photo: Steve Cubbins

Adrian Waller
Adrian Waller
Racket: Prince EXO3 Rebel 2012
Shoes: Adidas Adipower Stabil 10.1 Men
Photo: Steve Cubbins

Alan Clyne
Alan Clyne
Racket: Harrow Vapor 2012
Shoes: Asics Gel Rocket 6 Men
Photo: Steve Cubbins

Borja Golan
Borja Golan
Racket: Dunlop Biomimetic Pro GT-X 140
Shoes: Asics Gel Domain 2 Men
Photo: Steve Cubbins

Campbell Grayson
Campbell Grayson
Racket: Wilson Tour BLX 2012
Shoes: Asics Gel Rocket 6 Men
Photo: Steve Cubbins

Chris Gordon
Chris Gordon
Racket: Tecnifibre Carboflex 130 Basaltex 2012
Shoes: Adidas Adipower Stabil 10.1 Men
Photo: Steve Cubbins

Chris Simpson
Chris Simpson
Racket: Harrow Jonathon Power Custom Vibe 2012
Shoes: Adidas Court Stabil 5 Women
Photo: Steve Cubbins

Eddie Charlton
No photo :(

Greg Gaultier
Gregory Gaultier
Racket: Dunlop Biomimetic Elite 2013
Shoes: Adidas Adipower Stabil 10 Men
Photo: Steve Cubbins

Gregoire Marche
Gregoire Marche
Racket: Tecnifibre Carboflex 125 Basaltex
Shoes: Asics Gel Progressive Men
Photo: Steve Cubbins

Henrik Mustonen
No photo :(

James Willstrop
James Willstrop
Racket: Prince EXO3 Pro Tour
Shoes: Adidas Adipower Stabil 10.1 Men
Photo: Steve Cubbins

Joe Lee
Joe Lee
Racket: Tecnifibre Carboflex 130 Basaltex 2012
Shoes: Asics Gel Blade 4 Men
Photo: Steve Cubbins

Julian Illingworth
Julian Illingworth
Racket: Dunlop Biomimetic Elite 2013
Shoes: Asics Gel Resolution 4
Photo: Steve Cubbins

Karim Abdel Gawad
Karim Abdel Gawad
Racket: Harrow Jonathon Power Custom Vibe 2012
Shoes: Asics Gel Blade 3 Men
Photo: Steve Cubbins

Karim Darwish
Karim Darwish
Racket: Head YouTek Xenon2 135
Shoes: Asics Gel Blade 3 Men
Photo: Steve Cubbins

Marwan El Shorbagy
Marwan El Shorbagy
Racket: Dunlop Biomimetic Tour CX 2012
Shoes: Asics Gel Beyond Men
Photo: Steve Cubbins

Mathieu Castagnet
Mathieu Castagnet
Racket: Black Knight Ion Cannon PS
Shoes: Asics Gel Progressive Men
Photo: Steve Cubbins

Matthew Karwalski
Matthew Karwalski
Racket: Mystery Grays racket
Shoes: Hi-Tec V Lite Infinity Flare Men
Photo: Steve Cubbins

Mohamed Abouelghar
Mohamed Abouelghar
Racket: Prince EXO3 Rebel 2012
Shoes: Asics Gel Blast 4 Men
Photo: Steve Cubbins

Mohamed El Shorbagy
Mohamed El Shorbagy
Racket: Tecnifibre Carboflex 125 Basaltex
Shoes: Asics Gel Fireblast Men
Photo: Steve Cubbins

Nick Matthew
Nick Matthew
Racket: Dunlop Biomimetic Evolution 130 2013
Shoes: Hi-Tec S701 4SYS Men
Photo: Steve Cubbins

nicolas-mueller
Nicolas Mueller
Racket: Wilson Tour BLX 2012
Shoes: Wilson Court Elite 1000 Men
Photo: Steve Cubbins

Omar Abdel Aziz
Omar Abdel Aziz
Racket: Harrow Vapor 2012
Shoes: Asics Gel Blade 4 Men
Photo: Steve Cubbins

Peter Barker
Peter Barker
Racket: Wilson Tour BLX 2012
Shoes: Adidas Stabil Optifit
Photo: Steve Cubbins

Ryan Cuskelly
Ryan Cuskelly
Racket: Black Knight Magnum Frost
Shoes: Asics Gel Volley Elite
Photo: Steve Cubbins

Shahier Razik
Shahier Razik
Racket: Mystery Oliver racket
Shoes: Asics Gel 1130V Men
Photo: Steve Cubbins

Shawn Delierre
Shawn Delierre
Racket: Black Knight Omega
Shoes: Hi-Tec V Lite Infinity Flare Men
Photo: Steve Cubbins

Simon Rosner
Simon Rosner
Racket: Oliver Apex RS-7
Shoes: Asics Gel Domain Men
Photo: Steve Cubbins

Steve Finitsis
Steve Finitsis
Racket: Wilson BLX Blade
Shoes: Mystery Asics
Photo: Steve Cubbins

Tarek MomenTarek Momen
Racket: Prince EXO3 Rebel 2012
Shoes: Asics Gel Blade 3 Men
Photo: Steve Cubbins