OCTOBER 19-26, 2024    PHILADELPHIA, PA

The fifth-annual Character in Sports Day at the 2018 FS Investments U.S. Open included a clinic for boys from the SquashSmarts program on the courts at the Kline & Specter Squash Center at Drexel. Three PSA players—Alan Clyne, Nele Gilis and Todd Harrity—joined thirty SquashSmarts student athletes at the...
Germany’s Simon Rösner denied world No. 2 Ali Farag the opportunity to defend his FS Investments U.S. Open title, while the U.S. Open is guaranteed a first-time women’s champion in the form of the world’s top two ranked women—Nour El Sherbini or Raneem El Welily—following Friday’s semifinals in Philadelphia. The...
[caption id="attachment_17570" align="aligncenter" width="1292"] Olivia Blatchford-Clyne (l) and Mike Way[/caption] Team USA’s Olivia Blatchford-Clyne and Harvard's Mike Way will be recognized as the 2017 United States Olympic Committee athlete and coach of the year during the 2018 FS Investments U.S Open.
Two pioneering players have been chosen for the highest honor in American squash: induction into the United States Squash Hall of Fame. The Class of 2018 is Anil Nayar and Carol Thesieres. The induction ceremony will be held at a gala luncheon courtside at the U.S. Open before the finals on Saturday October 13, 2018. Register for the Hall of Fame Luncheon here.
At a special luncheon before the finals of the 2018 FS Investments U.S. Open Squash Championships, US Squash inducted Anil Nayar and Carol Thesieres into the United States Squash Hall of Fame. Kevin Klipstein, the president and CEO of US Squash, welcomed a large crowd of friends, fans and family...
Philadelphia, PA---August 8, 2018---US Squash and Study Hotels announces that they will renew their partnership for the 2018-2019 season, including the official sponsorship of the FS Investments 2018 U.S. Open Squash Championships in Philadelphia. “We are really pleased to partner with Study Hotels again in 2018,” said US Squash President...
[caption id="attachment_17573" align="aligncenter" width="474"] Farag (l) and El Tayeb at the 2017 U.S. Open[/caption] Married couple Ali Farag and Nour El Tayeb will aim to repeat their historic U.S. Open title run last year that saw them become the first husband and wife in sporting history to lift the same major sports title on the same day at the 2018 FS Investments U.S. Open Squash Championships, October 6-13, at Drexel University's Daskalakis Athletic Center. Last year, Farag and El Tayeb stunned the squash world last October with upsets over current World Champions Mohamed ElShorbagy and Raneem El Welily in their respective title deciders.
[caption id="attachment_17606" align="aligncenter" width="3500"] Manobianco (l) pictured with Team USA's Todd Harrity[/caption] One of the central goals of the U.S. Open is to expose the game to new people. The first fan to walk into the Daskalakis Athletic Center at Drexel for the very first match on the ASB GlassCourt was a good example.
[caption id="attachment_17532" align="aligncenter" width="2584"] (l-r): Anne Marie Horner, Terry Horner and Beth Devine[/caption] Anne Marie Horner, Terry Horner and Beth Devine will be honored with the 2018 SquashSmarts Distinguished Service Award at the FS Investments U.S. Open. The ceremony will happen on the ASB GlassCourt at Drexel University’s Daskalakis Athletic Center during SquashSmarts VIP Night at the U.S. Open on Monday, October 8.
The 2018 U.S. Skill Level Championships will be held alongside the U.S. Open finals weekend, October 13-14 in Philadelphia. Skill level divisions are available for players of all abilities, and the tournament is a great opportunity to test your game against players from around the country while joining the squash community as it comes together for the U.S. Open. All draws will be capped at sixteen players and are filling up already—register today at the U.S. Skill Level Championships tournament page to book your spot for a unique tournament experience.