[caption id="attachment_17373" align="aligncenter" width="3500"] 2017 U.S. Open champion Ali Farag (l) and Nour El Sherbini return to defend their titles in 2018.[/caption] The player entry list for the 2018 FS Investments U.S. Open Squash Championships has been released, as the world's top squash professionals are confirmed to return to Drexel University, October 5-13, in Philadelphia. View the full list of entrants on usopensquash.com/2018-players. Tickets for all rounds—including group and patron packages—are available on usopensquash.com/tickets.
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...
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.
[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.
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_39778" align="aligncenter" width="609"] 2018 World Series Finals champions Nour El Sherbini (l) and Mohamed ElShorbagy.[/caption] Egypt's world No. 1's Nour El Sherbini and Mohamed ElShorbagy triumphed on a thrilling final day of action at the 2017-2018 ATCO PSA Dubai World Series Finals to claim the prestigious season-ending titles inside Emirates Golf Club in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
[caption id="attachment_17201" align="aligncenter" width="768"] Mohamed ElShorbagy (l) and Laura Massaro both qualified to defend their World Series Finals titles.[/caption] The 2017-2018 PSA season comes to a close with the ATCO PSA Dubai World Series Finals, June 5-9, at the Emirates Golf Club in the United Arab Emirates.
The 2018 U.S. Open—the most prestigious professional tournament in the U.S.—is set to return to Philadelphia October 6-13. Mark your calendars now to watch as the best players in the world descend on Drexel University, which will host the event for the eighth consecutive year.