OCTOBER 7-14    PHILADELPHIA, PA

Tonight at the FS Investments U.S. Open, Jay Nelson received the 2019 Robert W. Callahan Sportsmanship Award. The honor was presented by Kevin Klipstein, the president and CEO of US Squash. Klipstein joined Kristen Callahan, Matthew Callahan, and Nelson on the ASB GlassCourt. “Winning with grace is a core...
Since 1991, the United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee Athlete of the Year has been US Squash’s highest award for achievement in international competition. Today at the 2019 FS Investments U.S. Open, Todd Harrity was given this year’s award. “We are so proud of Todd and all that he has...
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...
Tonight at the FS Investments U.S. Open, US Squash awarded the  2019 Feron’s Wedgwood Sportsmanship Trophy to Pat Millman. Kim Clearkin, US Squash’s vice-president of programs and events, presented the award. “Sports not only build character, but they also reveal character,” Clearkin said. “I have heard it said many times...
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 speed challenge stood out as one of the most exciting parts of Doubles Day. Using a Stalker Pro II, a high-performance sports radar gun that is used in Major League Baseball, the speed challenge included four young players: Drexel team members Karina Tyma and Lucas Rousselet, Hameed Ahmed...
Four current and graduating U.S. college stars have been named wild cards for the FS Investments U.S. Open--Harvard's Sabrina Sobhy, Yale's Spencer Lovejoy, Penn's Andrew Douglas and Washington's Laila Sedky. In the women's draw, Sobhy is set for her first U.S. Open appearance as a full-time touring professional after graduating...
Tickets are now available for the 2019 FS Investments U.S. Open Squash Championships on usopensquash.com/tickets. The U.S. Open is one of the world’s premier professional squash championships, featuring top players competing for its coveted title. The eight-day Professional Squash Association (PSA) World Tour Platinum event was first held in 1954...
The dates for next season’s U.S. Open Squash Championships are now confirmed, October 5-12, 2019. The PSA World Tour Platinum tournament will be held at Drexel University’s Daskalakis Athletic Center for the ninth consecutive year. The best professional squash players from around the world—forty-eight women and forty-eight men—will descend on...