Ali Farag and Nour El Tayeb become the first married couple to win a major sporting event on the same day …
At a special luncheon before the finals of the 2017 United States Open, Michael Desaulniers, Benjamin Heckscher and Maurice Heckscher were inducted into the United States Squash Hall of Fame.
Mark Pagon, the chair of the board of US Squash, welcomed a large crowd of friends, fans and family to the gala luncheon next to the ASB GlassCourt in the Drexel’s Daskalakis Athletic Center. “We take the responsibility of the selection process very seriously as an organization,” he said. “Induction into our Hall of Fame is the highest honor in squash.”
The sixteenth-annual World Squash Day was celebrated in style at the 2017 United States Open. With a U.S. Squash Hall of Fame luncheon and induction ceremony, a large U.S. Skills Championship in full swing and two riveting matches that concluded the ten-day U.S. Open, thousands of people at Drexel had the chance to play squash, reunion with friends courtside and watch world-class squash.
The 2017 U.S. Open Squash Championships will see the Philadelphia community come together for a celebration of squash at Drexel University. Macquarie Investment Management, formerly Delaware Investments, is a proud supporter of organizations and events in the Philadelphia region and began its partnership with Drexel and US Squash in 2011.
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.
There will be two all-Egyptian finals tomorrow in Philadelphia as Ali Farag reaches a first World Series Final …