OCTOBER 19-26, 2024    PHILADELPHIA, PA

New Zealand’s world No. 8 Paul Coll will make his PSA World Tour Platinum semifinal debut after a thrilling ninety-six-minute victory over world No. 4 Tarek Momen, while world No. 1’s Nour El Sherbini and Mohamed ElShorbagy affirmed their dominance in the FS Investments U.S. Open quarterfinals Wednesday night...
Julieanne Harris, director of squash at the Philadelphia Cricket Club, was presented with the US Squash Achievement Bowl during a reception at the FS Investments U.S. Open Squash Championships on Wednesday evening. Kim Clearkin, the Vice President of Programs and Events at US Squash, presented the award to Harris. Clearkin...
The fifth-annual Women in Sport Day took place Wednesday during the 2018 FS Investments U.S. Open at Drexel. The program featured a panel discussion, a clinic run by U.S. Open professionals for SquashSmarts students, and a reception and on-court ceremonies honoring leaders empowering girls and women in sport. A...
Alexandra (AK) Frazier was presented with the Women in Sports Day Special Recognition Award during a reception at the FS Investments U.S. Open on Wednesday evening. The award was presented by Karen Dougherty Buchholz, the Senior Vice President for Comcast. Buchholz led the development of Comcast’s Technology Center, which opened...
Olivia Blatchford Clyne was honored at the FS Investments U.S. Open with the 2017 United States Olympic Committee Athlete of the Year Award nomination. Rich Wade, the Senior Director of National Teams and Certifications, introduced Blatchford Clyne to a rousing ovation on the ASB GlassCourt. Blatchford Clyne, a twenty-five year-old...
The 2018 FS Investments U.S. Open Championships are down to the last eight in each draw, as three former champions—Ali Farag, Laura Massaro and Gregory Gaultier—all advanced from the third round Tuesday at Drexel University’s Daskalakis Athletic Center. Seven of the day’s eight matches played out according to seeding with...
The U.S. squash community will celebrate Women in Sports Day with a panel discussion, reception, player clinics and awards presentations at the 2018 FS Investments U.S. Open on Wednesday, October 10. The panel discussion, starting at 4pm, is open to the public and titled: “Leave it all on (and off)...
The fifth-annual Character in Sports Day at the 2018 FS Investments U.S. Open included a clinic for boys from the SquashSmarts program on the courts at the Kline & Specter Squash Center at Drexel. Three PSA players—Alan Clyne, Nele Gilis and Todd Harrity—joined thirty SquashSmarts student athletes at the...
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...
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...