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American Quartet Seeded for Inaugural WSA Richmond Open

American Quartet Seeded for Inaugural WSA Richmond Open

U.S. Champion Sabrina Sobhy, Latasha Khan, Kristen Lange, and Cecelia Cortes are seeded and set for first-round action in the inaugural WSA Richmond Open Wednesday afternoon. [...]

April 15, 2014 Squash Media News, PSA/WSA, Women 0

Junior Men’s National Team Decided Alongside Silver Championships

Junior Men’s National Team Decided Alongside Silver Championships

A full slate of squash over the weekend saw 295 juniors congregate in Philadelphia to contest the U.S. Junior Silver Squash Championships and an elite selection of boys vying for the National Team. [...]

April 15, 2014 Squash Media Juniors, News, Team USA 0

BBC’s ‘First Person’ Profiles CitySquash’s Katiria Sanchez

BBC’s ‘First Person’ Profiles CitySquash’s Katiria Sanchez

BBC Magazine’s weekly video series, First Person, featured CitySquash graduate and current Trinity College player Katiria Sanchez this week. To watch Katiria’s story, visit bbc.com or click the above image.  Squashing inequality: Creating opportunities on and off the court In the United States, there are few public squash courts. The sport is traditionally the preserve [...]

April 14, 2014 Squash Media College, News, Squash in the Media, Urban 0

Kobayashi Cruises to Career-Biggest Title in St. Louis

Kobayashi Cruises to Career-Biggest Title in St. Louis

Japan's Misaki Kobayashi claimed the biggest WSA title of her career after defeating Canadian Samantha Cornett in the final of the Emerson WSA Racquet Club Pro Series in St. Louis. [...]

April 14, 2014 Squash Media News, PSA/WSA 0

Zac’s Back – With Title in Rochester

Zac’s Back – With Title in Rochester

Australia’s Zac Alexander marked his comeback after a seven-month layoff in impressive style when he took the Rochester Pro-Am title in Rochester, NY, after surviving a marathon ninety-minute final. [...]

April 14, 2014 Squash Media News, PSA/WSA 0

El Sherbini Triumphs in Texas

El Sherbini Triumphs in Texas

Egyptian teenager Nour El Sherbini claimed the biggest WSA title of her career when she upset India's Dipika Pallikal in the final of the Women's Champion Fiberglass Texas Open in Houston. [...]

April 14, 2014 Squash Media News, PSA/WSA 1

Pallikal & El Sherbini to Contest Texas Title

Pallikal & El Sherbini to Contest Texas Title

After pulling off significant upsets in the semifinals of the Champion Fiberglass Texas Open, Dipika Pallikal and Nour El Sherbini will contest the final. [...]

April 13, 2014 Squash Media News, PSA/WSA 0

Sherbini Shocks Top Seed in Texas

Sherbini Shocks Top Seed in Texas

Malaysian favorite Low Wee Wern suffered at the hands of the sport’s teenage ‘giant-killer’ when she crashed out of the Women’s Champion Fiberglass Texas Open to eighteen-year-old qualifier Nour El Sherbini. [...]

April 12, 2014 Squash Media News, PSA/WSA 0

Silver Championships and Junior Men’s Team Playoffs Commence in Philly

Silver Championships and Junior Men’s Team Playoffs Commence in Philly

The 2014 Junior Silver Squash Championships and Junior Men's Team Playoff are underway in Philadelphia. [...]

April 11, 2014 Squash Media Juniors, News, Team USA 0

Seeds Suffer in Texas Openers

Seeds Suffer in Texas Openers

There were upsets aplenty in the opening round of the Women’s Champion Fiberglass Texas Open, the Women’s Squash Association Gold 50 event at The Downtown Club at the Met in Houston, Texas. [...]

April 11, 2014 Squash Media News, PSA/WSA 0

Qualifier Albazadi Joins Seeds in Rochester Quarters

Qualifier Albazadi Joins Seeds in Rochester Quarters

Jordanian qualifier Ahmad Albazadi pulled off the lone upset in the first round of the Hazlow Electronics Rochester Pro Am on the University of Rochester's Lyman squash courts. [...]

April 11, 2014 Squash Media News, PSA/WSA 0

Multinational Quarters in St. Louis

Multinational Quarters in St. Louis

Players from eight different nations will contest the quarterfinals of the Emerson WSA Racquet Club Pro Series after all the seeds survived the opening round at St Louis Racquet Club. [...]

April 11, 2014 Squash Media News, PSA/WSA 0

Texas Open Streaming Live From Houston

Texas Open Streaming Live From Houston

The 2014 Texas Open is streaming live from Houston on livestream.com. [...]

April 10, 2014 Squash Media News, PSA/WSA 0

Philadelphia Hosts Lapham-Grant Matches

Philadelphia Hosts Lapham-Grant Matches

The world's oldest international squash matches, the Lapham-Grant matches, will be held in Philadelphia for the first time since 1947 this weekend at Merion Cricket Club and the Cynwyd club. [...]

April 10, 2014 Squash Media International, News, Team USA 0

WSA Emerson RC Pro Series in Full Swing in St. Louis

WSA Emerson RC Pro Series in Full Swing in St. Louis

The 2014 Emerson RC Pro Series 2014 Women's Squash Association 10 is in full swing at the Racquet Club of St. Louis, Missouri. [...]

April 10, 2014 Squash Media News, PSA/WSA 0

Rochester’s Kobayashi and Yanez Reach PSA Pro Am Main Draw

Rochester’s Kobayashi and Yanez Reach PSA Pro Am Main Draw

Nearly a month after the end of the College squash season, the University of Rochester’s Lyman squash courts are still buzzing with Mario Yanez and Ryosei Kobayashi reaching the Rochester Pro Am main draw. [...]

April 10, 2014 Squash Media News, PSA/WSA 0

University of Rochester Trio Advance in PSA Pro Am Qualifying

University of Rochester Trio Advance in PSA Pro Am Qualifying

Professional squash returns to Rochester, New York, for the thirteenth staging of the 2014 Hazlow Electronics Rochester Pro Am. [...]

April 9, 2014 Squash Media News, PSA/WSA 0

Once an Elite Sport, Squash Gaining Popularity in Maine

Once an Elite Sport, Squash Gaining Popularity in Maine

Article and images courtesy of the Portland Press Herald. By Steve Craig Six months ago, Cole Walter didn’t know anything about squash. He didn’t know he could play the indoor racquet sport at the Portland YMCA, just a short walk from King Middle School, where he is a sixth-grader. The first time he heard of [...]

April 8, 2014 Squash Media Juniors, News, Organize, Participate, Squash in the Media 0

Overuse Injuries and Burnout in Youth Sports

Overuse Injuries and Burnout in Youth Sports

Article courtesy of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine.  Youth sport participation offers many benefits including the development of self-esteem, peer socialization, and general fitness. However, an emphasis on competitive success, often driven by goals of elite-level travel team selection, collegiate scholarships, Olympic and National team membership, and even pro-fessional contracts, has seemingly become [...]

April 7, 2014 Squash Media Coaches and Pros, Juniors, News, Participate 0

Six Regional Champions & Finalists Earn National Skill Level Titles

Six Regional Champions & Finalists Earn National Skill Level Titles

Six regional skill level champions and finalists who earned free entry into the U.S. Squash Skill Level Championships with their regional performances, came away with national skill level titles at Meadow Mill Athletic Club. [...]

April 7, 2014 Squash Media Juniors, News 0

Three New Division Winners at Tenth Father-Son Doubles

Three New Division Winners at Tenth Father-Son Doubles

The tenth edition of the Father-Son Squash Doubles Championships yielded three first-time champions this weekend in New York City. [...]

April 7, 2014 Squash Media Doubles, News 1

National Skill Levels Underway at Meadow Mill

National Skill Levels Underway at Meadow Mill

The 2014 U.S. Squash Skill Level Championships are being contested Saturday and Sunday at Meadow Mill Athletic Club in Baltimore, Maryland. [...]

April 5, 2014 Squash Media News 0

Family Fun at Tenth Father-Son Doubles

Family Fun at Tenth Father-Son Doubles

The 2014 Father-Son Squash Doubles Championships are underway in New York City. [...]

April 4, 2014 Squash Media Doubles, News 0

Autistic, Hyperactive Children Benefit from Club’s Recycling of Squash Balls

Autistic, Hyperactive Children Benefit from Club’s Recycling of Squash Balls

Article courtesy of the International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association. Images courtesy of Liikuntakeskus Hukka.  by Brad Spiegel There is nothing better than when an idea goes way beyond your expectations. That was the case for Anna Rounaja, owner of Liikuntakeskus Hukka in Oulu, Finland, on many levels. Rounaja was looking to recycle old squash [...]

April 3, 2014 Squash Media News, Squash in the Media 0

Gordon, Illingworth, and Lange in Action North of the Border

Gordon, Illingworth, and Lange in Action North of the Border

Americans Chris Gordon, Julian Illingworth, and Kristen Lange head to Canada for today's first rounds of the PSA Northern Ontario Open in Subury, and the WSA Women's Squash Week in Calgary. [...]

April 2, 2014 Squash Media News, Participate, Squash in the Media 0