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Dunlop Sponsors Fan Engagement at U.S. Open

Dunlop meet and greet winners Raymond Wong (l) and Patricia Arroyl (r) with Diego Elias.

The 2017 United States Open has featured a number of exciting ways for fans to engage with all the action.

The Dunlop Meet & Greet Experience allowed Raymond Wong and Patricia Arroyl to have the rare opportunity to spend time with a PSA professional. They were thrilled to talk with Diego Elias, the Peruvian wunderkind and world No. 15, and talk about life on the PSA World Tour. They also received a Dunlop Prize Pack, including a racquet bag and a racquet.

Maryland Club Open Given SDA Tournament of Year Award

l-r: Andrew Cordova, Stewart Shettle and Hugh McGurk

The Squash Doubles Association, the men’s North American pro doubles tour, handed out its coveted Tournament of the Year Award at the 2017 United States Open to the Maryland Club.

Graham Bassett, the SDA’s tour director, handed out the award to Andrew Cordova, the head squash pro, Hugh McGurk, tournament chariman and Stewart Shettle, squash committee chariman of the Maryland Club.

Squash Magazine Celebrates Twenty Years at U.S. Open

Squash Magazine Executive Editor James Zug (r) and senior photographer Steve Line.

Squash Magazine celebrated their twentieth anniversary at the 2017 United States Open with an on-court ceremony.

The first issue of the world’s leading squash magazine was published in October 1997, exactly twenty years ago. Since then 179 issues have been published, covering every aspect of the game across the country and around the world.

Ramsay and Duncalf Receive Awards During Women in Sports Day

(l-r): Dr. Deborah Antoine, Ashley Bernhard, Jenny Duncalf, Gail Ramsay, Katherine Joyce.

The fourth-annual Women in Sports Day at the 2017 United States Open presented by Macquarie Investment Management was highlighted with a special court-side reception. Co-chaired by Ashley Bernhard and Katherine Joyce, Women in Sports Day honors the achievements of women squash leaders and promotes equality and opportunity. Proceeds of Women in Sports Day benefited US Squash’s Women’s Fund, helping build women’s squash programming in emerging and new markets across the country.

Dent Wilkens, the Senior Vice President of Operations at US Squash, welcomed the many guests to the reception. Emery Maine Greenwood, the assistant squash coach at Penn, awarded her former squash coach, Gail Ramsay, with the 2017 Achievement Bowl.

High School National Champions Haverford Honored at U.S. Open

The 2017 Haverford Just Cup-winning team flanked by Athletic Director John Norstrant (l) and head coach Asad Khan (r).

Haverford School was honored tonight on the ASB GlassCourt at the 2017 U.S. Open.

Haverford won the 2017 National High School Championship. The tournament is the largest squash event in the world; last season’s version included 1,500 players on 105 boys teams and seventy-six girls teams.

In 2016 Haverford lost a heartbreaker in the finals, a 4-3 defeat at the hands of Brunswick School. This year, under new coach Asad Khan, the Fords avenged that loss with a 5-2 victory over Brunswick, snapping Brunswick’s forty-one match win streak.