OCTOBER 1-6    PHILADELPHIA, PA

Twenty-two-year-old Nouran Gohar fought off a championship ball in the third game to comeback and claim her first FS Investments U.S. Open title in a monumental five-game comeback, while world No. 1 Ali Farag dethroned Mohamed ElShorbagy in three games lift his second trophy at Drexel University’s Daskalaskis Athletic...
The eighteenth-annual World Squash Day was celebrated at the 2019 FS Investments U.S. Open Squash Championships. The finals of the men’s and women’s draws at the U.S. Open and the United Squash Hall of Fame luncheon and induction ceremony were the centerpieces of an exciting day at Drexel’s Daskalaskis Athletic...
At a special luncheon before the finals of the 2019 FS Investments U.S. Open Squash Championships, US Squash inducted Ginny Akabane and Bunny Vosters 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 to...
Three past champions—Mohamed ElShorbagy, Ali Farag and Nour El Tayeb—have the opportunity to enrich to their FS Investments U.S. Open legacies after advancing to the 2019 finals, while Nouran Gohar aims to engrave her name on the coveted trophy for the first time following Friday’s semifinals, October 11, at...
The  Aspen Institute has named SquashSmarts, the Philadelphia after-school youth-enrichment program, as a Project Play Champion. The Aspen Institute’s Project Play program develops, applies and shares knowledge that helps build healthy communities through sports. They work with leading organizations to develop solutions to foster quality sports activity for all youth, regardless of zip...
Egypt’s defending champion Mohamed ElShorbagy and 2016 U.S. Open champion Camille Serme put in convincing quarterfinal displays against New Zealand’s Paul Coll and Team USA’s Amanda Sobhy Thursday, October 10, to reach the 2019 FS Investments U.S. Open semifinals at Drexel University’s Daskalaskis Athletic Center in Philadelphia. The tournament’s two...
Today at the 2019 FS Investments U.S. Open, US Squash celebrated the progress made towards the completion of the Arlen Specter US Squash Center, scheduled to open in Fall 2020. US Squash led tours of the location currently under construction: the historic Armory building on Drexel’s campus, just a...
US Squash honored Alex Stait at the 2019 FS Investments U.S. Open with the United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee National Coach of the Year nomination. Stait, Team USA’s junior men’s head coach, was presented the award by Adam Hamill, US Squash director of national teams. Hamill welcomed Stait onto...
[caption id="attachment_18492" align="aligncenter" width="474"] Raneem El Welily (l) and Nour El Tayeb in Wednesday's quarterfinal action[/caption] The sixth annual Women in Sports Day at the FS Investments U.S. Open was appropriately observed with dominant displays from two of the world’s best professionals—Egypt’s Raneem El Welily and Nour El Tayeb—who both advanced to the semifinals in three games Wednesday night at Drexel University’s Daskalakis Athletic Center in Philadelphia.
The sixth-annual Women in Sports Day at the 2019 FS Investments U.S. Open, presented by Comcast NBCUniversal, was highlighted with a special court-side reception before the evening’s matches. Co-chaired by Ashley Bernhard and Katherine Joyce, Women in Sports Day honors the achievements of women squash leaders and promotes equality...