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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 [...]

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

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