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.
[caption id="attachment_33315" align="aligncenter" width="607"] Chris Spahr (center, left) won the 2016 Father & Son Open title with his son Carson (left) against Timmy (center, right) and Bob Brownell[/caption] The fifth-annual Character in Sports Day will be held at the 2018 U.S. Open on Tuesday, October 9. Chris Spahr will receive the 2018 Robert W. Callahan Men’s Sportsmanship Award. Register for Character in Sports Day here.
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.
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...
Do you think you have what it takes to be a commentator on SquashTV for a professional squash match? Now is your chance to show off your skills! Enter the SquashTV commentary competition for a chance to join Joey Barrington in the booth during the first-round of the FS Investments U.S. Open, Saturday October 6. Winners will be selected to commentate the Amanda Sobhy vs. Tong Tsz Wing match and Todd Harrity vs. Cameron Pilley.
The McIntosh/Hand family will receive the Philadelphia Squash Racquets Association’s Service Award at the 2018 United States Open on Saturday, October 6. The ceremony will be on the ASB GlassCourt following the 5:30pm match.
Abby Markoe will be awarded the Feron’s Wedgwood Sportsmanship Trophy at the 2018 FS United States Open. The ceremony will be on Tuesday October 9 as a part of Character in Sports Day. Markoe (pictured above, center) is the executive director of SquashWise, the urban squash program in Baltimore.
Join US Squash to celebrate Women in Sports Day, Wednesday October 10 at the FS Investments U.S. Open Squash Championships. The fifth-anniversary edition of the event promises to be the best yet, honoring those leaders who drive growth of both women’s squash and nurture opportunities for girls and women...
Julieanne Harris, the director of squash at Philadelphia Cricket Club, will be awarded the Achievement Bowl during Women in Sports Day at the FS Investments U.S. Open on Wednesday October 10 at Drexel University. The fifth-annual WISD features a panel discussion at 4pm; a cocktail reception at 5pm with remarks and award presentations; and then that evening’s quarterfinal matches. Purchase tickets for Women in Sports Day on www.usopensquash.com/tickets.
[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.