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A Squash Fan’s Guide to the 2019 FS Investments U.S. Open

The 2019 FS Investments U.S. Open Squash Championships have arrived in Philadelphia. The world’s best squash players will vie for $370,000 of equal prize money split between the men’s and women’s draws, October 5-12, at Drexel University and the Racquet Club of Philadelphia.

Here’s everything squash fans need to know going into the most action-packed week of squash in the U.S.

SquashSmarts Honors Philadelphia Youth Sports Leaders

(l-r standing) Chris Tejada, Ransom Gayman, Ann Marie Horner, Terry Horner, Beth Devine, Quinetta Bowden and Ross Bolling; (l-r sitting) Melliah Santos and Dasha Hammond.

Beth Devine, Anne Marie Horner and Terry Horner were honored at SquashSmarts VIP Night at the FS Investments U.S. Open with the 2018 SquashSmarts Distinguished Service Award.

Drexel Day at the U.S. Open

Since 2011, Drexel University has hosted the FS Investments U.S. Open Squash Championships. The country’s open national championships, founded in 1954, have been played at more than a dozen locations around the country, including Boston, Chicago, Houston, Minneapolis, New York, Providence and San Francisco. And now it has … Continue Reading ››

2018 U.S. Open First Fan

Manobianco (l) pictured with Team USA’s Todd Harrity

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.

FS Investments Kicks Off U.S. Open With Ceremonial First-Ball

(l-r): Rowan Elaraby, Tyreese Samuels, Ranson Gaymon, Steve DeAngelis, Kayla Atkinson, Zeina Mickawy

The 2018 FS Investments United States Open Squash Championships opened today at Drexel University with its traditional first-ball ceremony. The honorary starters of this year’s tournament were four people integral to the Open.

Steve DeAngelis, the president of FS Investments Solutions, helped kick off the Open. FS Investments is a leading alternative asset manager founded in 2007 and headquartered in Philadelphia; FS Investments Solutions is its wholly owned broker-dealer subsidiary.

Commentate on SquashTV at the U.S. Open

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.