OCTOBER 7-14    PHILADELPHIA, PA

The 2018 FS Investments U.S. Open Squash Championships have arrived in Philadelphia. The world's best squash players will vie for $338,000 of total equal prize money between men’s and women’s draws in the PSA World Tour Platinum event at Drexel University's Daskalakis Athletic Center, October 6-13. Here's everything squash fans need to know going into the most action-packed week of squash in the U.S.
[caption id="attachment_17599" align="aligncenter" width="3245"] (l-r): Rowan Elaraby, Tyreese Samuels, Ranson Gaymon, Steve DeAngelis, Kayla Atkinson, Zeina Mickawy[/caption] 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.
The Philadelphia Squash Racquets Association honored the McIntosh/Hand family at the 2018 FS Investments U.S. Open with the PSRA Service Award.
[caption id="attachment_17606" align="aligncenter" width="3500"] Manobianco (l) pictured with Team USA's Todd Harrity[/caption] 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.
Todd Harrity and Amanda Sobhy provided a pair of stirring victories for Team USA on the ASB GlassCourt during opening day of the 2018 FS Investments U.S. Open Squash Championships Saturday in Philadelphia. The 2018 U.S. Open marks the first PSA World Tour Platinum event for the 2018-2019 season...
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 found...
The thirty-ninth annual U.S. Intercollegiate Squash Doubles Championships were completed Sunday with riveting results. Philadelphia Cricket Club hosted the tournament, which was originally started in 1942. Twenty-one teams came from Connecticut College, Cornell, Fordham, Franklin & Marshall, George Washington, Hobart, Penn, Rochester and Yale but it was the U.S. Naval...
The second round of the 2018 FS Investments U.S. Open Squash Championships yielded an intensely competitive slate of matches on Sunday with twenty of the thirty-two matches going longer than three games. The second round of competition at Drexel’s Daskalakis Athletic Center marked the first appearance of the top seeds...
[caption id="attachment_17656" align="aligncenter" width="474"] (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.[/caption] 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.
Team USA’s Amanda Sobhy pulled off the biggest result of the 2018 FS Investments U.S. Open so far, dethroning women’s defending champion Nour El Tayeb in a five-game comeback Monday night at Drexel University’s Daskalakis Athletic Center. El Tayeb, world No. 3, stepped onto the ASB GlassCourt for the first...