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_17573" align="aligncenter" width="474"] Farag (l) and El Tayeb at the 2017 U.S. Open[/caption] Married couple Ali Farag and Nour El Tayeb will aim to repeat their historic U.S. Open title run last year that saw them become the first husband and wife in sporting history to lift the same major sports title on the same day at the 2018 FS Investments U.S. Open Squash Championships, October 6-13, at Drexel University's Daskalakis Athletic Center. Last year, Farag and El Tayeb stunned the squash world last October with upsets over current World Champions Mohamed ElShorbagy and Raneem El Welily in their respective title deciders.
[caption id="attachment_17570" align="aligncenter" width="1292"] Olivia Blatchford-Clyne (l) and Mike Way[/caption] Team USA’s Olivia Blatchford-Clyne and Harvard's Mike Way will be recognized as the 2017 United States Olympic Committee athlete and coach of the year during the 2018 FS Investments U.S Open.
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Philadelphia, PA – October 2, 2018 – Beginning on Saturday, Philadelphia will host the 2018 U.S. Open Squash Championship with a new title sponsor, FS Investments. The event will be held October 6-13, 2018 at Drexel University and is considered the most prestigious squash tournament in the United States,...
[caption id="attachment_17539" align="aligncenter" width="768"] Three members of Team USA's Women's World Team Championship squad will compete in the U.S. Open. (l-r): Sabrina Sobhy, Olivia Blatchford, Reeham Sedky, Amanda Sobhy[/caption] Eight players will represent Team USA at the 2018 FS Investments U.S. Open Squash Championships during the first weekend of action, October 6-7, at Drexel University's Daskalaskis Athletic Center in Philadelphia.
[caption id="attachment_17532" align="aligncenter" width="2584"] (l-r): Anne Marie Horner, Terry Horner and Beth Devine[/caption] Anne Marie Horner, Terry Horner and Beth Devine will be honored with the 2018 SquashSmarts Distinguished Service Award at the FS Investments U.S. Open. The ceremony will happen on the ASB GlassCourt at Drexel University’s Daskalakis Athletic Center during SquashSmarts VIP Night at the U.S. Open on Monday, October 8.
Julieanne Harris, the director of squash at Philadelphia Cricket Club, will be awarded the Achievement Bowl during Women in Sports Day at the FS Investments U.S. Open on Wednesday October 10 at Drexel University. The fifth-annual WISD features a panel discussion at 4pm; a cocktail reception at 5pm with remarks and award presentations; and then that evening’s quarterfinal matches. Purchase tickets for Women in Sports Day on www.usopensquash.com/tickets.
Join US Squash to celebrate Women in Sports Day, Wednesday October 10 at the FS Investments U.S. Open Squash Championships. The fifth-anniversary edition of the event promises to be the best yet, honoring those leaders who drive growth of both women’s squash and nurture opportunities for girls and women...
The 2018 FS Investments U.S. Open Squash Championships kicks off in a little over two weeks, October 6-13 at Drexel University. Secure your tickets now to reserve your place as the squash community descends on Philadelphia to witness the world’s best players compete for the prestigious U.S. Open title,...
Abby Markoe will be awarded the Feron’s Wedgwood Sportsmanship Trophy at the 2018 FS United States Open. The ceremony will be on Tuesday October 9 as a part of Character in Sports Day. Markoe (pictured above, center) is the executive director of SquashWise, the urban squash program in Baltimore.