US SQUASH

women-squashIncreasing the participation of WOMEN in squash is a priority for US SQUASH.  Junior, individual and team programs are strong across the United States and in addition to increasing participation at national events, a regional network of women’s committee members has been developed.

 

Blatchford Wins Fifth Career Title in Paderborn

Blatchford Wins Fifth Career Title in Paderborn

American world No. 37 Olivia Blatchford defeated French world No. 73 Cyrielle Peltier to win the 2015 Paderborn Open in Germany. [...]

April 18, 2015 Squash Media News, PSA/WSA, Team USA, Women 0

Malaysia Wins Bid to Host Women’s World Championship for Three Years

Malaysia Wins Bid to Host Women’s World Championship for Three Years

Malaysia will host the Women's World Championship for the next three years. [...]

April 8, 2015 Squash Media International, News, PSA/WSA, Women 0

Amanda Sobhy Makes Professional Debut at Nationals

Amanda Sobhy Makes Professional Debut at Nationals

Amanda Sobhy, with a 62-0 collegiate record playing for Harvard, headed to Charlottesville to compete in the U.S. National Championships [...]

March 13, 2015 Squash Media News, PSA/WSA, Women 0

Hewitt & Betts Seal WDSA St. Louis Open Win

Hewitt & Betts Seal WDSA St. Louis Open Win

Second seeded Steph Hewitt & Dana Betts upset top seeds and sister duo Narelle Krizek & Natarsha McElhinny in St. Louis Open [...]

March 3, 2015 Squash Media News, Pro Doubles, Women 0

Harvard Reclaims the Howe Cup

Harvard Reclaims the Howe Cup

Harvard avenged their 2014 Howe Cup loss to Trinity by defeating the Bantams 7-2 to win the 2015 Howe Cup on their home courts. [...]

February 15, 2015 Squash Media College, News, Women 0

Dame Susan Devoy Salutes Nicol David

Dame Susan Devoy Salutes Nicol David

Having seen her all-time record of months at world No. 1 broken by Nicol David, Dame Susan Devoy gave an exclusive statement to US Squash. [...]

February 3, 2015 Squash Media International, News, PSA/WSA, Women 1

Nicol David Sets Record For Number of Months Ranked World No. 1

Nicol David Sets Record For Number of Months Ranked World No. 1

Today Nicol David surpassed one of the oldest and most hallowed marks in professional squash. [...]

February 1, 2015 Squash Media International, News, PSA/WSA, Women 0

Linda Elriani Receives ToC Women’s Squash Leadership Award

Linda Elriani Receives ToC Women’s Squash Leadership Award

Article courtesy of the Women’s Squash Association. Linda Elriani, the former world No. 3 and current Director of Squash at the Heights Casino in Brooklyn, New York, received the 2015 ToC Women’s Squash Leadership Award during the J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions Women’s Leadership Luncheon in Grand Central Terminal. The luncheon was presented by the [...]

January 27, 2015 Squash Media Coaches and Pros, News, PSA/WSA, Women 0

Live Stream the WDSA Turner Cup

Live Stream the WDSA Turner Cup

The $20,000 Women’s Doubles Squash Association (WDSA) Turner Cup is underway and streaming live throughout this weekend at the Westchester Country Club in New York. Tournament proceeds benefit the New Haven, CT-based National Urban Squash and Education program—Squash Haven. For more information, visit the official Turner Cup tournament page. WDSA Turner Cup draws. [...]

January 23, 2015 Squash Media Doubles, News, Pro Doubles, Women 0

Nicol David Marks Ninth Anniversary as World Number One

Nicol David Marks Ninth Anniversary as World Number One

Less than two weeks after becoming World Champion for a record eighth time, Nicol David celebrates the ninth anniversary of first becoming world number one. [...]

January 2, 2015 Squash Media International, News, PSA/WSA, Women 0

Nicol David Wins Eighth World Title

Nicol David Wins Eighth World Title

Nicol David saved four successive match points as she beat Raneem el Welily to win her eighth world title. [...]

December 20, 2014 Squash Media International, News, PSA/WSA, Women 0

Kawy Conquers Giant-Killer Gohar

Kawy Conquers Giant-Killer Gohar

The top half of the second round Women's World Championship in Cairo, Egypt, is complete. [...]

December 16, 2014 Squash Media International, News, PSA/WSA, Women 0

Gohar Shocks Sherbini In World Opener

Gohar Shocks Sherbini In World Opener

Seventeen-year-old Nouran Gohar upset nineteen-year-old four seed Nour El Sherbini in the opening round of the Women's World Championship. [...]

December 15, 2014 Squash Media International, News, PSA/WSA, Women 0

Nicol David Bidding To Reclaim World Title In Cairo

Nicol David Bidding To Reclaim World Title In Cairo

World No. 1 Nicol David is aiming to reclaim the world title from Laura Massaro this week. [...]

December 15, 2014 Squash Media International, News, PSA/WSA, Women 0

Further WSA Prize-Fund Boost Brings Parity for ToC

Further WSA Prize-Fund Boost Brings Parity for ToC

The total prize-fund for the WSA Tournament of Champions in 2015 will nearly double in size to $118,000 to ensure prize money parity. [...]

December 13, 2014 Squash Media News, PSA/WSA, Women 0

Team USA Achieves Best Women’s World Team Finish

Team USA Achieves Best Women’s World Team Finish

Team USA upset France to achieve its best Women's World Team Championship finish of fifth place. [...]

December 6, 2014 Squash Media International, News, Team USA, Women 0

England Reclaim Women’s World Team Championship Title

England Reclaim Women’s World Team Championship Title

England defeated first-time finalists Malaysia to win the biennial World Squash Federation Women's World Team Championship. [...]

December 6, 2014 Squash Media International, News, Team USA, Women 0

U.S. Women Guarantee Best World Team Finish Since 1983

U.S. Women Guarantee Best World Team Finish Since 1983

Team USA ensured at least tying its best finish of sixth place in 1979 and 1983 with their win over Ireland. [...]

December 5, 2014 Squash Media International, News, Team USA, Women 0

Team USA Exits Quarters—On Target For Best Finish Ever

Team USA Exits Quarters—On Target For Best Finish Ever

Despite the quarterfinal defeat against Hong Kong, Team USA can still reach its best finish of fifth place in the 5/8 playoff. [...]

December 4, 2014 Squash Media International, News, Team USA, Women 0

Team USA Falls to Malaysia; Awaits Hong Kong in Quarters

Team USA Falls to Malaysia; Awaits Hong Kong in Quarters

The U.S. women fell to heavyweights Malaysia in the final match of Group C, and is set to face Hong Kong in the quarterfinals Thursday. [...]

December 3, 2014 Squash Media International, News, Team USA, Women 0

Team USA Beats Canada to Clinch Spot in World Team Quarterfinals

Team USA Beats Canada to Clinch Spot in World Team Quarterfinals

Team USA earned a spot in the Women's World Team quarterfinals with their win against hosts Canada Tuesday night. [...]

December 2, 2014 Squash Media International, News, Team USA, Women 0

Team USA Tops Mexico; Canada On Deck

Team USA Tops Mexico; Canada On Deck

Team USA is off to a winning start against Mexico Tuesday. Hosts Canada now await their southern neighbors at 6pm ET. [...]

December 2, 2014 Squash Media International, News, Team USA, Women 0

Team USA Braced for Two Battles of the Border

Team USA Braced for Two Battles of the Border

Team USA will face Mexico and Canada in Women's World Team Group C action Tuesday. [...]

December 2, 2014 Squash Media International, News, Team USA, Women 0

World’s Top Women Have Olympic ‘Opportunity & Responsibility’

World’s Top Women Have Olympic ‘Opportunity & Responsibility’

Former IOC Vice President Dick Pound says the world's top women have the 'opportunity and responsibility' to see squash join the Olympic program. [...]

December 1, 2014 Squash Media International, News, Olympic Bid, Team USA, Women 0

Team USA Open Women’s World Team Campaign Against Guatemala

Team USA Open Women’s World Team Campaign Against Guatemala

Team USA's opening match will be streamed live at 11am ET. [...]

December 1, 2014 Squash Media International, News, Team USA, Women 0