[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.