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.

Donate Squash Gear to the ReBound Drive at the U.S. Open

The PSA Foundation is staging a collection point at the 2017 U.S. Open presented by Macquarie Investment Management where fans of the game can bring along any unwanted or unused squash equipment to the ReBound Drive.

Squash fans can donate any type of new, used or old equipment including squash rackets, shoes, grips and balls. Please do not donate any broken or un-useable equipment.

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.

Fourth Annual Women in Sports Day Features Panel and Clinics

(l-r): Katline Couwels, Niki Clement, Amy Gross and Jenny Duncalf

The fourth annual Women in Sport Day took place during the 2017 United States Open at Drexel.

The day began with a special lunchtime panel discussion at the Daskalakis Athletic Center. Moderated by Katline Couwels (the director of MSquash), the panelists included Niki Clement (head men’s and women’s coach at Haverford College), Jenny Duncalf (world No.30 and PSA women’s president) and Amy Gross (former Team USA member and performance coach).