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The Arlen Specter US Squash Center Grand Opening Ceremony took place during the 2021 U.S. Open Squash Championships presented by Truist Saturday, October 2, in Philadelphia. Watch a full replay of the broadcast above.
Egypt's reigning world No. 1, Raneem El Welily, announced her immediate retirement from professional squash Thursday, June 25, while also revealing the celebratory news that she and her husband, world No. 4 Tarek Momen, are expecting their first child. El Welily has been a trailblazer for Egyptian and women's squash...
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...
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...
Colombia's world No. 9 Miguel Angel Rodriguez has withdrawn from the 2019 FS Investments U.S. Open as a result of an injury sustained in his third round match against Australia's Ryan Cuskelly Monday night. Rodriguez appeared to sustain the injury towards the end of the third game, just before clinching...
The fortieth-annual U.S. Intercollegiate Squash Doubles Championships, presented by the U.S. Jesters Club, as Navy and Penn swept up the titles Sunday, October 6. Philadelphia Cricket Club hosted the tournament, which was originally started in 1942. Twenty-four teams came from six universities: Brown, Columbia, Drexel, Fordham, Franklin & Marshall and...
[caption id="attachment_18371" align="aligncenter" width="474"] Olivia Fiechter (l) celebrates her victory over world No. 23 Emily Whitlock[/caption] Americans Olivia Fiechter, Andrew Douglas, Sabrina Sobhy and Olivia Blatchford Clyne all recorded first-round victories—three of which were the day’s most dramatic upsets—Saturday, October 5, at Drexel University and Racquet Club of Philadelphia. Fiechter, Douglas and Sobhy's results all marked their respective career-first wins at the U.S. Open--all of which took place against higher-ranked opposition.
The 2019 U.S. Intercollegiate Squash Doubles Championships begin tomorrow alongside the 2019 FS Investments U.S. Open at the Philadelphia Cricket Club, October 5-6.