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.

 

2015 PSA Women’s World Championship to be Staged in April

2015 PSA Women’s World Championship to be Staged in April

The 2015 women's world championship will take place April 23-30 in Malaysia. [...]

February 3, 2016 Squash Media International, News, PSA/WSA, Women 0

Find Your Next Match in Club Locker!

Find Your Next Match in Club Locker!

US SQUASH members can now find great matches at their club and around the country using the new “Find A Match” feature of Club Locker. Find A Match allows players to either directly request a match with a specific individual, or to “broadcast” their availability to others based on criteria such as location, rating, age [...]

January 20, 2016 Squash Media Adult, Club Locker, News, Participate, Women 0

Amanda Sobhy Defeats ToC Top Seed El Welily in Historic Upset

Amanda Sobhy Defeats ToC Top Seed El Welily in Historic Upset

Team USA's Amanda Sobhy recorded one of the most significant results in U.S. squash history Sunday night over world No. 2 Raneem El Welily. [...]

January 11, 2016 Squash Media International, News, PSA/WSA, Team USA, Women 0

2015 Women’s World Championship in Doubt

2015 Women’s World Championship in Doubt

The PSA Tour have issued the following statement regarding the 2015 Women’s World Championship: The Professional Squash Association (PSA) can confirm that the staging of the 2015 Women’s World Championship is currently subject to doubt following an emailed recommendation from tournament promoters, Hallmark Events Group, to postpone the event, due to take place in Kuala [...]

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

Eighty-Second Howe Cup Draws Record Turnout

Eighty-Second Howe Cup Draws Record Turnout

A record fifty teams and two hundred and fifty women contested what was the largest U.S. Women’s Team Squash Championships to date this weekend at Harvard’s Murr Center. The Howe Cup brings women of all ages and skill levels from across the country (and Canada) together for a fun, inclusive weekend of squash. With four [...]

November 18, 2015 Squash Media Adult, Juniors, News, Participate, Women 0

Blatchford Qualifies for 35k Monte Carlo Classic

Blatchford Qualifies for 35k Monte Carlo Classic

Top-seeded Sarah-Jane Perry ended Blatchford's run in Monaco with a four-game first-round victory. [...]

November 9, 2015 Squash Media News, PSA/WSA, Women 0

Boston Set to Host Record Howe Cup

Boston Set to Host Record Howe Cup

A record fifty teams and two hundred and fifty women will compete in the Howe Cup this weekend. [...]

November 5, 2015 Squash Media Adult, News, Women 0

Alicia McConnell Awarded President’s Cup on U.S. Open Women in Sports Day

Alicia McConnell Awarded President’s Cup on U.S. Open Women in Sports Day

Nearly two hundred guests came to Women in Sports Day to honor Alicia McConnell, the recipient of the President’s Cup during the U.S. Open. [...]

October 15, 2015 Squash Media News, PSA/WSA, U.S. Open, Women 0

El Sherbini Wins Carol Weymuller Open

El Sherbini Wins Carol Weymuller Open

Egypt's Nour El Sherbini defeated Joelle King in three games to win the 2015 Carol Weymuller Open. [...]

October 6, 2015 Squash Media News, PSA/WSA, Women 0

Massaro and Waters Bow Out in Carol Weymuller First Round

Massaro and Waters Bow Out in Carol Weymuller First Round

Defending Carol Weymuller champion Alison Waters and two seed Laura Massaro were upset in the first round. [...]

October 2, 2015 Squash Media News, PSA/WSA, Women 0

Women’s Squash Week 2015 Continues Growth in Event’s Fourth Year

Women’s Squash Week 2015 Continues Growth in Event’s Fourth Year

September 19-27 saw the most popular Women’s Squash Week on record with participation spanning twenty-seven cities across eighteen states within the U.S. as well as five cities in Canada and two in England. Over 1,500 women kick started their season with a fun event combining some competitive play with social aspects. Events included round robins, [...]

September 30, 2015 Squash Media Adult, International, Juniors, News, Organize, Participate, Women 0

Women’s Squash Week Set for Record Participation

Women’s Squash Week Set for Record Participation

Women's Squash Week 2015 begins this weekend with the fourth annual edition of the movement shaping up to have its largest participation to date. [...]

September 17, 2015 Squash Media International, Juniors, News, Participate, Women 0

Jump on Court for the Fourth International Women’s Squash Week

Jump on Court for the Fourth International Women’s Squash Week

Kick off the season and participate in the fourth annual international Women's Squash Week, September 19-27. [...]

August 19, 2015 Squash Media Adult, Coaches and Pros, International, Juniors, News, Organize, Participate, Women 0

PSA to Trial Changes in Women’s Tin Height

PSA to Trial Changes in Women’s Tin Height

The PSA announced a four month trial, starting September, of reduced tin heights for women [...]

July 6, 2015 Squash Media News, PSA/WSA, Women 0

U.S. Open Leads Way to 30% Increase in Women’s Prize Money Globally

U.S. Open Leads Way to 30% Increase in Women’s Prize Money Globally

Just months after the WSA and PSA joined forces, figures released by the PSA show that available prize money on the Women's Tour has gone up by almost 30%. [...]

June 18, 2015 Squash Media International, News, PSA/WSA, U.S. Open, Women 0

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