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Nicol Moves To Netsuite Open Squash Meet Semis

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KUALA LUMPUR – Malaysian squash queen Datuk Nicol David continued her fine run by advancing to the semi-finals of the Netsuite Open Squash Championships in San Francisco, United States on Wednesday (early Thursday in Malaysia). The second seeded player who was also last year’s semi-finalist, however, received stiff competition from the fifth seed, Victoria Lust…

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Perfect Start For Nicol At Netsuite Open

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KUALA LUMPUR – Malaysian squash queen Datuk Nicol David got off to a flying start by advancing to the quarterfinals at the Netsuite Open Squash Championships in San Francisco, United States, yesterday. The second seeded player who was also last year’s semifinalist only took 32 minutes to dispose Heba El Torky of Egypt 11-6, 11-8,…

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Nicol Qualifies To PSA Dubai World Series Finals

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KUALA LUMPUR – Malaysian squash queen, Datuk Nicol Queen qualified for the 2016/17 season-ending squash tournament – PSA Dubai World Series Finals – to be held at the Dubai Opera, United Arab Emirates in June, after finishing among the top eight players in the Road to Dubai Standings. The 33-year-old Penangite who is in sixth…

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Nicol To Lead National Team To World Doubles Championships, World Games

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KUALA LUMPUR – Malaysia’s squash queen Datuk Nicol David will lead the national team to the World Doubles Championships to be held in Manchester, England, on Aug 1-5. Nicol will partner Rachel Arnold in the Women’s doubles event while other pairs consist of Mohd Nafiizwan Adnan-Ivan Yuen and Muhammad Syafiq Kamal-Ng Eain Yow in the…

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Nicols Sails Into British Open Second Round

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KUALA LUMPUR – Malaysian squash queen Datuk Nicol Ann David cruised past her first hurdle in the 2017 British Open by defeating Olivia Blatchford of the United States at the Airco Arena, Hull in England, on Tuesday. According to the competition’s official website http://allambritishopensquash2017.com, the Penangite took 30 minutes to beat her opponent in straight…

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Nicol Lifts First PSA World Tour Title After 14 Months

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KUALA LUMPUR – Malaysian squash queen, Datuk Nicol David finally ended her 14-month wait to secure her first PSA World Tour title since December 2015 after winning the inaugural Ciudad de Floridablanca Women’s Squash Open title in Colombia on Saturday (Sunday in Malaysia). Second seeded Nicol showcased a dominant display right from the start of…

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Nicol Advances To Last 4 At Womens’s Squash Open In Colombia

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KUALA LUMPUR – Malaysian squash queen, Datuk Nicol David moved a step closer to secure her first PSA World Tour title since the 2015 Hong Kong Open after cruising to the semifinals of the Women’s Squash Open Ciudad de Floridablanca in Colombia. The world number seven defeated world number 17, Joey Chan of Hong Kong;…

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Nicol Suffers First Defeat Of The Season

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KUALA LUMPUR – A title drought continues to haunt Malaysian squash queen Datuk Nicol David in the PSA World Tour tournament. She lost in the quarterfinals of the Tournament of Champions Squash Championship held at the Grand Central Terminal in New York, on Tuesday. The 33-year-old Penangite, who is the tournament sixth seed, lost to…

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SRAM Confident Nicol Can Bounce Back And Capture Top Shot

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SEREMBAN – The Squash Rackets Association of Malaysia (SRAM) president Huang Ying How remains confident that National squash queen and former world number one Datuk Nicol David would return to her old form. Ying How said he was confident that the country’s squash queen can regain her status and performance since she had adopted a…

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Nicol Advance, Wee Wern Eliminated From Netsuite Open Squash Championship

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KUALA LUMPUR – Malaysian squash queen and world number three player, Datuk Nicol David kicked off her campaign with a winning start after cruising to the quarter-final of the Netsuite Open Squash Championship in San Francisco, United States, on Tuesday (early Wednesday Malaysia time). The Penangite who is vying for her first PSA World Tour…

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Nicol David Hailed As One Of ‘The Very Best Of Athletes’

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PETALING JAYA: British newspaper The Telegraph has listed squash queen Nicol David as one of the 20 greatest athletes in the world. “Not many athletes can claim to have enjoyed the sort of dominance Nicol David has had in the world of squash. “The 32-year-old Malaysian was world number one for a record 109 months…

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Nicol Drops 3 Rungs To 5th Place In Latest PSA World Rankings

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KUALA LUMPUR – Malaysia’s squash queen, Datuk Nicol David dropped three rungs to fifth position in the latest Professional Squash Association (PSA) Women’s World Rankings for April that was issued today. According to PSA official website, www.psaworldtour.com, the 32-year-old player accumulated 2,121 average points after playing nine tournaments and it was her lowest position in…

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Najib Congratulates Nicol For Winning 10th Hong Kong Open Title

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KUALA LUMPUR – Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak today congratulated Malaysian squash queen Datuk Nicol David for clinching her 10th Hong Kong Open title. “Congratulations @NicolDavid for winning the Hong Kong Open for 10 consecutive time! This #BudayaKecemerlangan (culture of excellence) should be emulated by all the young people in order to succeed,”…

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Nicol Confirms Place In Qatar Classic Semi-Finals

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KUALA LUMPUR – Squash queen Datuk Nicol David cruised into the semi-finals of the Qatar Classic Squash Championship 2015 after outclassing Hong Kong’s Annie Au at the Khalifa International Tennis and Squash Complex in Doha, on Wednesday. The 32-year-old Penangite beat the fifth seed in straight sets with 11-7, 11-4 and 11-3 in just 23…

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Another Defeat For Nicol

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KUALA LUMPUR: Eight-time women world squash champion Datuk Nicol Ann David’s fine run at the United States Open 2015 was stopped by England’s Laura Massaro, on Thursday. It was her fifth defeat this year. According to the competition’s official website, www.usopensquash.com, the second half of the quarterfinal matches held at Drexel University in Philadelphia, United…

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Nicol Moves Into US Open Squash Quarterfinals

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KUALA LUMPUR – Malaysia’s world number two Datuk Nicol David advanced to the quarterfinals of the 2015 US Open Squash championship held at the Drexel University Daskalakis Athletic Center in Philadelphia Tuesday. According to the competition’s official website, www.usopensquash.com, the three-time defending champion is on track to retaining her title after making up for the…

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Nicol Sets Up Semi-Final Clash With Laura

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KUALA LUMPUR – Malaysia’s top ranked women’s squash player Datuk Nicol Ann David advanced into the semi-finals of the 2015 British Open squash championship after outclassing homester, Sarah-Jane Perry at Airco Arena in Hull, England on Friday. The tournament top seed took 46 minutes to win the quarterfinals match instraight sets of 11-6, 11-8 and…

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Nicol, Delia Move Into Semi-Finals Of 18th Asian Squash Championship

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KUALA LUMPUR – Malaysian squash queen and world number one player, Datuk Nicol David continues her scintillating performance as she moved into the last four of the 18th Asian Squash Championship 2015 in Kuwait. Nicol, the top seed, defeated seventh seed, Liu Tsz Ling of Hong Kong; 11-6, 11-3 and 11-7 in the quarter-final match…

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Nicol Will ‘Stay On’ In Glass Court For Another 5 Years

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KUALA LUMPUR – Malaysian squash queen and World Number One Datuk Nicol David will carry on playing for another five years, considering her undisputed domination as ‘too hard to resist’. “I am at the peak of my career right now and to be honest there is still a lot of things to do and I…

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Nicol Ann David Slips At Final Hurdle

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KUALA LUMPUR – Malaysia’s world number one Datuk Nicol Ann David lost in the final of the 2015 Windy City Open on Wednesday, shattering her bid to clinch her maiden title in this tournament. Nicol went down to Egypt’s Raneem El Weleily in the 57-minute encounter with 16-14, 10-12, 7-11 and 7-11, held at the…

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Nicol On Track For Maiden Windy City Open Title

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KUALA LUMPUR – Malaysian squash queen Datuk Nicol David stormed into her first Windy City Open final after staving off a strong challenge from Nour El Tayeb of Egypt in the semi-final. The world number one player escaped with a close call, winning the 52 minute match 11-9, 13-11 and 12-10 played in Chicago on…

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Nicol Claims Cleveland Classic Title

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KUALA LUMPUR – Malaysia’s squash queen and World Number One Datuk Nicol David celebrated her first win in 2015 after clinching the Cleveland Classic squash championhip title, on Tuesday. The victory was the third Cleveland Classic title after winning in 2012 and 2014, according to www.squashsite.co.uk. The eight-time world champion proved too good for arch…

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Nicol Bags Cleveland Classic Title

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KUALA LUMPUR: Nicol David won her first professional tour title of the year after beating Raneem El Weleily in the Cleveland Classic final today. After celebrating 106 months as the world number one on Sunday, Nicol clinched her 79th professional title with an 11-5, 11-9, 11-4 win. Nicol improved her head-to-head record against the Egyptian…

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Najib Congratulates Nicol For Creating New World Record

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KUALA LUMPUR – Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak today extended congratulations to Malaysia’s squash queen Datuk Nicol David who created a new world record for the length of time as a squash number one player. “Tahniah kpd ratu skuasy negara Datuk @NicolDavid yg mencipta rekod dunia baru 106 bulan di ranking pertama WSA!…

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Nicol David Sets New Number One Record

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KUALA LUMPUR – Malaysia’s squash queen Datuk Nicol David created a new world record for the length of time a squash player who has topped the world rankings, after marking her 106th month as world number one in the latest February Women’s Squash Association (WSA) list. The 31-year-old Penangite, who became World Number One in…

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Nicol Fails In Bid To Retain TOC Title

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KUALA LUMPUR – Malaysian squash queen and world number one Datuk Nicol David’s hope of retaining the Tournament of Champions (ToC) this year was dashed in a rather strange manner. Nicol, competing in her first tournament since her record eighth World Championship triumph last month, ended her journey after losing her quarterfinal match to England’s…

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2014 One Of My Best Year Ever, Says Nicol

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GEORGETOWN – It’s been a “terrific” year for Malaysian squash sensation Datuk Nicol David who clinched her eighth world title but it was not just a bed of roses since challenges were a plenty to remain as the women world number one. Nicol’s win at Women’s World Championship in Cairo, Egypt last Saturday, crowned a…

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Nicol Completes Hat-Trick Of US Open Titles

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KUALA LUMPUR – Malaysian squash queen Datuk Nicol David put up a sizzling performance enroute to claiming her third consecutive United States Open title after beating Egyptian Nour El Sherbini. Nicol, the world number one who had clinched the title in 2012 and 2013, came up against some tough resistance from the 18-year old Egyptian…

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