(6 May) Double Happiness for India at the 20th Asian Individual Championships

The 20th Asian Individual Championships were concluded with great excitement yesterday in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. World No. 15 Joshna Chinappa of India successfully defended the Asian Individual Championship Women’s Title after her 3-1 win over the 2018 Asian Games Gold Medallist Annie Au of Hong Kong. Saurav Ghosal, the world No. 10 Indian player also created history when he became the first Indian to win the Asian Men’s Championship title after he beat Leo Au of Hong Kong in 3 straight games in the Final.

“Congratulations to Saurav and Joshna, our new Asian Champions, as well as The Squash Rackets Federation of India, who won the double happiness. I would also like to take this opportunity to show my sincere gratitude to Squash Racquets Association of Malaysia, Dr. Patrick Gurubatham, Chairman of the Organising Committee, his organising team and all the officials, who made such an incredible and wonderful event,” said our President, Mr. David Mui, MH JP.

For details of the match reports of the 20th Asian Squash Championships and the draws, please click onto the official website.

 

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(24 Apr) 20th Asian Individual Championship will start on 1 May at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

In a week, the 20th Asian Individual Championships will debut in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Top squash players from the region will use their whole pack of tricks to compete for individual glory at the National Squash Centre at Bukit Jalil in Kuala Lumpur.

The Championships, which will be held from 1 to 5 May, have attracted 78 players from 14 regions include Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong China, India, Iran, Japan, Korea, Kuwait, Malaysia, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Qatar, Sri Lanka and Thailand to participate in the Men’s and Women’s events. 

Saurav Ghosal from India, who was the 1st Runner-up last time, is the top seed of the Men’s Event; while Yip Tsz Fung from Hong Kong China is the second seed. For the Women’s Event, Annie Au from Hong Kong China is the top seed, while Joshana Chinappa from India, the defending champion, is seeded No. 2.

For details and the full draws of the Championships, please visit the ASF’s official website.

 

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(11 Apr) ASF Awards 2018: The Complete List of Winners

ASF Performance Awards 2018

Dato Alex Lee Award – Outstanding Performance of the Year (Senior) 

  • Men: Leo Au (Hong Kong, China)
  • Women: Annie Au (Hong Kong, China)

Hassan Musa Award – Outstanding Performance of the Year (Junior)

  • Boy: Abbas Zeb (Pakistan)
  • Girl: Aifa Azman (Malaysia)

ASF Award – Outstanding Team of the Year

  • Men's Team:  Malaysia 2018 Asian Games Men's Team
  • Women's Team: Hong Kong 2018 Asian Games Women's Team

ASF Development Award – The Most Improved Team of the Year

  • Iran Men's Team

 

ASF Coaches Awards 2018

Coach of the Year (Team)

  • Rebecca Chiu (Hong Kong, China)

Coach of the Year (Individual)

  • Peter John Genever (Malaysia)

Junior Coach of the Year

  • Mohd Shahril (Malaysia)

Development Coach of the Year

  • Seyed Mohammadhossein Sanaee (Iran)

Coaches Certificate of Recognition

  • Fung Wing-Ming (Hong Kong, China)
  • Anson Kwong (Hong Kong, China)
  • Danny Yip (Hong Kong, China)
  • Fatemeh Alsadat Haidary (Iran)
  • Muhammad Ammar Md Sidik (Malaysia)
  • Zulfiqar Khan (Malaysia)
  • Tay Jess Sin Kiong (Malaysia)
  • Foo Kean Ghee (Malaysia)
  • Kho Yang Yang (Malaysia)
  • Ong Beng Hee (Qatar)

Congratulations to all award winners. Besides, we would also like to thank the paricipating member nations as well as the selection panel.

The awards will be presented at the Prize Presentation Ceremony of the Asian Individual Championships 2019 on 5 May at Kuala Lumpur.

 

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(17 Feb) 4th Asian Master Championships 2019 in Hong Kong

The 4th Asian Master Championships is scheduled to be held 5 - 8 September 2019 in Hong Kong, China. The tournament will be held at Kowloon Cricket Club, one of the prestigious sports clubs in Hong Kong.

Details of the Championships will be sent out at a later stage.

 

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President's Foreword

I have great pleasure in welcoming all of you to this new website of the Asian Squash Federation. With the successes that our Member National Federations have achieved in the past many years, the ASF has become a very active....

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