The 2018 FS Investments U.S. Open Squash Championships have arrived in Philadelphia. The world’s best squash players will vie for $338,000 of total equal prize money between men’s and women’s draws in the PSA World Tour Platinum event at Drexel University’s Daskalakis Athletic Center, October 6-13.
Here’s everything squash fans need to know going into the most action-packed week of squash in the U.S.
Tickets are still available for all rounds with a price range available for every budget. 2018 sees the introduction of $10 Grounds Passes for Saturday and Sunday, October 6-7, providing access to matches on Kline & Specter courts 1, 4 and 5. Drexel students gain free access with student ID’s.
Multiple sessions sold out last year so book your place today before it’s too late at usopensquash.com/tickets.
Squash fans who can’t be in Philadelphia in person can keep tabs on all U.S. Open matches with live streaming and scores from all four courts, October 6-7, on usopensquash.com/live. For the first time, the PSA World Tour will broadcast ASB GlassCourt matches on Facebook Live October 6-11. Subscribers can enjoy all rounds from the ASB Glasscourt, October 6-13, replays and live on SquashTV.
View the full field of professionals and each match time and location on usopensquash.com/draws.
The U.S. Open will stage a full schedule of special events celebrating the squash community in addition to the on-court matches. It’s not too late to sign up for these unique experiences that celebrate the squash community and those that make it so special.
Sunday, October 7: Drexel Day
Monday, October 8: SquashSmarts VIP Night
Tuesday, October 9: Character in Sports Day
Wednesday, October 10: Women in Sports Day
Thursday, October 11: Arlen Specter US Squash Center Night
Saturday, October 13: Hall of Fame Induction Luncheon
View information for all special events and purchase tickets at www.usopensquash.com.
While the world’s best players will be in the spotlight at Drexel, the celebration of squash extends to three other major squash tournaments in the greater Philadelphia area.
The nation’s best juniors will compete in the Arlen Specter Philadelphia JCT, October 6-8, at Philadelphia Cricket Club and Springside Chestnut Hill. Follow live streaming and scores on ussquash.com/live.
Twenty-one college doubles partnerships will take to the doubles courts at Philadelphia Cricket Club for the U.S. Intercollegiate Doubles Championships, October 6-7.
125 players are set to compete in the U.S. Skill Level Championships during U.S. Open finals weekend, October 13-14, at Drexel’s Kline & Specter courts and Racquet Club of Philadelphia