U.S. Open Prize Money Increases to $300,000

Mohamed Elshorbagy and Nicol David (center) with Kevin Klipstein (US Squash CEO), John Finnegan (Delaware Investments, Senior VP), Amr Shabana (runner-up), Nour El Sherbini (runner-up), John Fry (Drexel University President) and Eric Zillmer (Drexel University Athletic Director).

Mohamed Elshorbagy and Nicol David (center) with Kevin Klipstein (US Squash CEO), John Finnegan (Delaware Investments, Senior VP), Amr Shabana (runner-up), Nour El Sherbini (runner-up), John Fry (Drexel University President) and Eric Zillmer (Drexel University Athletic Director).

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The Delaware Investments U.S. Open Squash Championships renews its commitment to the world’s best squash players in 2015 by raising the total prize money from $230,000 to $300,000.

The world’s top men and women will vie for equal prize money for a third year at Drexel University, October 8-17, with $150,000 prize purses at stake in each draw.

The world’s No. 1-ranked players, Nicol David and Mohamed Elshorbagy, will look to defend their 2014 titles as the other top players in the world aim to forge their own U.S. Open legacy.

The U.S. Open returns bigger and better than ever as a true festival of squash with additions including the U.S. Open Doubles Championships, October 9-12, the US Squash Skill Level Championships to be held October 15-17, as well as forums to bring together leaders and fans from all areas of the sport.

For ticket and patron packages, visit usopensquash.com/ticket-overview.

For a full schedule of events visit usopensquash.com/schedule.

Stay tuned to www.usopensquash.com for more exciting news between now and October on the road to the U.S. Open!

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