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.

 

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

World Championship Contenders USA ‘A Team To Be Reckoned With’

World Championship Contenders USA ‘A Team To Be Reckoned With’

Team USA are seeded to achieve their best finish for more than thirty years this week in Canada. [...]

November 28, 2014 Squash Media International, News, Team USA, Women 0

Orla O’Doherty and Jennifer Gabler Honorees at Howe Cup

Orla O’Doherty and Jennifer Gabler Honorees at Howe Cup

This year two pillars in the women's squash community were honored at the Howe Cup [...]

November 20, 2014 Squash Media News, Women 3

Team USA Seeded Sixth for Women’s World Team Championship

Team USA Seeded Sixth for Women’s World Team Championship

Team USA has been drawn into a difficult Women's World Team Championship pool including Malaysia, Canada and Mexico. [...]

November 18, 2014 Squash Media International, News, Team USA, Women 0

81st Annual Howe Cup Concludes in Charlottesville

81st Annual Howe Cup Concludes in Charlottesville

This weekend concluded the 81st annual U.S. Women's Howe Cup Team Championships at the McArthur Squash Center at Boar's Head Sports Club in Virginia. [...]

November 18, 2014 Squash Media News, Women 1

Howe Cup and WSA Boar’s Head SC Open Coincide in Charlottesville

Howe Cup and WSA Boar’s Head SC Open Coincide in Charlottesville

It’s two firsts for the Boars Head Sports Club this weekend with two annual women’s events: the Howe Cup and Boars Head Sports Club Open [...]

November 12, 2014 Squash Media News, PSA/WSA, Women 0

WSF: PSA to Absorb WSA in Historic Merger

WSF: PSA to Absorb WSA in Historic Merger

The PSA and WSA will join forces in a merger that will see the professional ranks of squash administered by one unified governing body. [...]

October 30, 2014 Squash Media International, News, PSA/WSA, U.S. Open, Women 1

Successful Third Annual Women’s Squash Week

Successful Third Annual Women’s Squash Week

The third annual Women’s Squash Week was once again an enormously successful event across the United States. [...]

October 1, 2014 Squash Media News, Women 1

Amanda Sobhy Makes World Top Ten Debut

Amanda Sobhy Makes World Top Ten Debut

On the heels of reaching two WSA World Series semifinals in August, Amanda Sobhy earned her highest career world ranking of ten in September. [...]

September 2, 2014 Squash Media News, PSA/WSA, Team USA, Women 0

Favorite David Moves Into British Open Quarters

Favorite David Moves Into British Open Quarters

Malaysia’s top seed Nicol David moved a step closer towards a seventh final appearance in eight years when she beat rising England star Sarah-Jane Perry in straight games. [...]

May 16, 2014 Squash Media News, PSA/WSA, Women 0

Massaro & Kippax Set Up English British Open Quarterfinal

Massaro & Kippax Set Up English British Open Quarterfinal

Home interest in the women’s semifinals of the Allam British Open is already assured after defending champion Laura Massaro and unseeded Sarah Kippax came through contrasting second round matches. [...]

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