Nineteen-year-old Egyptian Rowan Elaraby saved two match balls before coming back to pull off the biggest upset of her career over world No. 6 Joelle King, while 2017 champions Ali Farag and Nour El Tayeb safely progressed to the quarterfinals Monday, October 7, at Drexel’s Daskalakis Athletic Center in Philadelphia.
Todd Harrity accepting this year's United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee Athlete of the Year award from Kevin Klipstein.
Since 1991, the United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee Athlete of the Year has been US Squash’s highest award for achievement in international competition. Today at … Continue Reading ››
SquashSmarts representatives honoring Carol Jacobs.
Carol Jacobs was honored during the SquashSmarts VIP Night at the 2019 FS Investments U.S. Open tonight with the 2019 SquashSmarts Distinguished Youth Service Award.
More than two hundred SquashSmarts staff members, students, parents, donors, advisors, and board members attended the … Continue Reading ››
(l-r) Adam Hamill, Thierry Lincou, Amanda Sobhy, Olivia Blatchford Clyne, Sabrina Sobhy, Chris Hanson, Todd Harrity, Andrew Douglas, Paul Assaiante
Team USA made history this past summer at the 2019 Pan-American Games in Lima Peru, producing the greatest performance in U.S. history with five gold … Continue Reading ››
The fortieth-annual U.S. Intercollegiate Squash Doubles Championships, presented by the U.S. Jesters Club, as Navy and Penn swept up the titles Sunday, October 6. Philadelphia Cricket Club hosted the tournament, which was originally started in 1942.
Twenty-four teams came from six universities: Brown, Columbia, Drexel, Fordham, Franklin & Marshall … Continue Reading ››
Amanda Sobhy (l) against Olivia Fiechter
World No. 8 Amanda Sobhy overcame a formidable challenge from U.S. teammate Olivia Fiechter in Sunday’s second round to become the lone American representative in the last sixteen of the 2019 FS Investments U.S. Open.
Sunday brought the top sixteen … Continue Reading ››
Lasusa captures 2019 Speed Radar Gun Challenge
The speed challenge stood out as one of the most exciting parts of Doubles Day. Using a Stalker Pro II, a high-performance sports radar gun that is used in Major League Baseball, the speed challenge included four young … Continue Reading ››
2018-2019 U.S. Doubles National Champions
For the third year, doubles came to singles, as the four-handed game was celebrated during Doubles Day at the 2019 FS Investments U.S. Open Squash Championships.
Doubles Day highlighted the game of hardball doubles, a hugely popular and growing game in … Continue Reading ››