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U.S. Women advance at Pan Am Squash Championships

U.S. Women advance at Pan Am Squash Championships

The U.S. Women’s team defeated Argentina and Mexico to remain undefeated in team competition at the 2011 Pan American Squash Championships in Guadalajara, Mexico.  With the two wins, the U.S. now advance to play Columbia, with a berth in the gold medal round at stake. With Olivia Blatchford and Lily Lorentzen easily sweeping their matches over [...]

October 20, 2011 U.S. Squash News 0

U.S. Men and Women post victories in Mexico

U.S. Men and Women post victories in Mexico

The United States Men and Women both posted victories as team play got underway at the 2011 Pan American Squash Championships in Guadalajara, Mexico. The men swept El Salvador 3-0, while the women, behind the sterling play of teenager Maria Elena Ubina, got past Brazil 2-1. Julian Illingworth, despite dropping the first game, eased past Ricardo Weisskoph, 7-11, 11-7, [...]

October 19, 2011 U.S. Squash News 0

Illingworth and Gordon earn Doubles Silver

Illingworth and Gordon earn Doubles Silver

The U.S. team of Chris Gordon and Julian Illingworth were narrowly defeated by hometown favorites Arturo Salazar and Eric Galvez of Mexico in the doubles final at the 2011 Pan American Squash Championships in Guadalajara, Mexico. The U.S. Men and Women begin play today in the team tournament, taking on El Salvador and Brazil respectively. “I’m very proud [...]

October 18, 2011 U.S. Squash News 0

Illingworth and Gordon contest for Pan Am Gold

Illingworth and Gordon contest for Pan Am Gold

Julian Illingworth and Christopher Gordon will take on Arturo Salazar and Eric Galvez of Mexico in the doubles final at the 2011 Pan American Squash Championships in Guadalajara, Mexico. With the doubles and singles events ending this evening, the U.S. Men and Women will now turn their focus to the team tournaments, which begin tomorrow. With Illingworth sitting out [...]

October 17, 2011 U.S. Squash News 0

Shabana and Massaro earn titles at Delaware Investments U.S. Open

Shabana and Massaro earn titles at Delaware Investments U.S. Open

Third seeded Egyptian Amr Shabana stunned world # 1 and top seed Nick Matthew of England to take home the top prize at the 2011 Delaware Investments U.S. Open Squash Championships in front of a packed crowd at the Daskalakis Athletic Center on the campus of Drexel University. Shabana, who won the U.S. Open in [...]

October 7, 2011 U.S. Squash News 0

Watch the Delaware Investments U.S. Open on ESPN3

Watch the Delaware Investments U.S. Open on ESPN3

You can watch all the semi-final and finals matches of the 2011 Delaware Investments U.S. Open Squash Championships live on ESPN3. Starting tonight at 5PM EST, the two women’s semis will be on court at Drexel University, followed at 7:30PM EST by the two men’s semi-finals. The women’s final will start at 6:30PM EST on [...]

October 5, 2011 U.S. Squash News, PSA/WSA 0

Penn sweeps Intercollegiate Doubles

Penn sweeps Intercollegiate Doubles

Trevor McGuinness and Thomas Mattsson won their second Intercollegiate Doubles title together and Trevor’s third in four years over Matt Domenick and Adam Perkiomaki from the University of Rochester. It was quite a family affair in the women’s draw where the finals had the Arriffin sisters playing each other with the title going to Nabilla [...]

October 4, 2011 U.S. Squash News 0

US Squash and Dunlop extend ball agreement

US Squash and Dunlop extend ball agreement

Dunlop and US Squash announced a multi-year agreement extending Dunlop’s role as ‘Official Ball’ of US Squash. The deal ensures only Dunlop balls will be used at US Squash accredited (sanctioned) events and tournaments,  including the 2011 Delaware Investments U.S. Open Squash Championships, September 30th- October 6th, in Philadelphia, PA. The deal cements Dunlop as [...]

September 13, 2011 U.S. Squash News 0

Delaware Investments signs on as title sponsor of 2011 U.S. Open Championships

Delaware Investments signs on as title sponsor of 2011 U.S. Open Championships

US Squash and Delaware Investments announced the completion of a multiyear sponsorship agreement for the U.S. Open Squash Championships. Under the agreement Delaware Investments will be the title sponsor for this year’s tournament, being held September 30th– October 6th, in Philadelphia, PA. The tournament will take place at the Daskalakis Athletic Center, adjacent to the [...]

September 8, 2011 U.S. Squash News 0

Cast your vote to help Urban Squash

Cast your vote to help Urban Squash

As part of the Join Team USA initiative, which provides Americans with opportunities to support and join team USA, the U.S. Olympic Committee has created Team USA Grants to assist organizations within the U.S. Olympic Family to improve sustained competitive excellence. In order to qualify for one of the $12, 000 grants, a national Governing Body [...]

September 7, 2011 U.S. Squash News 0

Only five days left to save 50% on U.S. Open tickets

Only five days left to save 50% on U.S. Open tickets

There are only five days left for you to save 50% on tickets to the 2011 U.S. Open Squash Championships, taking place September 30th-October 6th, on the campus of Drexel University, in Philadelphia, PA. If you purchase U.S. Open tickets for any Friday, Saturday or Sunday session, you will receive two for the price of one! [...]

August 31, 2011 U.S. Squash News 0

2012 World Masters registration now open

2012 World Masters registration now open

Registration for the 2012 World Masters Squash Championships, July 20th-27th, in Birmingham, England, is now open. The World Masters, being contested at the prestigious Edgbaston Priory Club and the University of Birmingham, will coincide with the 2012 Summer Olympic Games, being held in London. For more information and to register for the 2012 World Masters Squash Championships, please click here. [...]

August 30, 2011 U.S. Squash News 0

U.S. secures 7th place with win over India

U.S. secures 7th place with win over India

Todd Harrity came back from a 2-1 deficit to win the final two games and defeat Mahesh Mangaonkar, clinching a 2-0 victory over India, securing a 7th place finish for the United States at the 2011 Men’s World Team Squash Championships in Paderborn, Germany. Julian Illingworth, playing for the seventh consecutive day due to the [...]

August 27, 2011 U.S. Squash News 0

Malaysia gets by U.S. at Worlds

Malaysia gets by U.S. at Worlds

Malaysia defeated the United States, 2-1,  at the 2011 Men’s World Team Championships in Paderborn, Germany. Ong Bee Hee, despite dropping the first game, defeated Chris Gordon in four, 9-11, 11-8, 11-4, 11-4.  Mohamed Azla also recovered after losing the first game,  bouncing back to sweep Julian Illingworth in the next three to take the match, [...]

August 26, 2011 U.S. Squash News 0

Group tickets now on sale for the 2011 U.S. Open

Group tickets now on sale for the 2011 U.S. Open

Group tickets are now on sale for the 2011 U.S. Open Squash Championships, taking place September 30th-October 6th, on the campus of Drexel University in Philadelphia, PA. Group tickets are a great way for alumni associations, schools, clubs and teams to enjoy a guaranteed 25% off the list price when buying eight or more tickets per session. You can [...]

August 25, 2011 U.S. Squash News 0

Egypt stops U.S. in quarterfinals

Egypt stops U.S. in quarterfinals

Second seeded Egypt defeated the United States, 3-0,  in the quarterfinals of the 2011 Men’s World Team Championships in Paderborn, Germany. With the loss, the U.S. will now face Malaysia, who were knocked out in their quarter by France,  with an opportunity for a best ever fifth place finish still a possibility. The powerful Egyptians came [...]

August 25, 2011 U.S. Squash News 0

U.S. reaches quarterfinals with win over Canada

U.S. reaches quarterfinals with win over Canada

Julian Illingworth battled back from a 2-0 deficit and beat Shahier Razik in a five game thriller as the United States defeated Canada, 2-0,  to reach the quarterfinals of the 2011 Men’s World Team Championships in Paderborn, Germany. With the win the U.S now faces second seeded Egypt, a 2-0 winner of host Germany, with a semifinal berth at stake. [...]

August 24, 2011 U.S. Squash News 0

Gordon leads U.S. over Switzerland

Gordon leads U.S. over Switzerland

Chris Gordon defeated John Williams in the deciding match to lead the U.S. to a 2-1 victory over Switzerland in pool play at the 2011 Men’s World Team Championships in Paderborn, Germany. With the win, the U.S. guarantees itself a spot in the round of 16.  They will take on Italy today in the final round of pool [...]

August 23, 2011 U.S. Squash News 0

U.S. to face Canada in round of 16

U.S. to face Canada in round of 16

Despite dropping their final pool play match to Italy, the United States advanced to the round of sixteen at the 2011 Men’s World Team Championships in Paderborn, Germany.   The eighth seeded U.S., which finished with a 2-1 pool play record,  will now face seventh seeded Canada, with the winner moving on to the top eight.  Canada emerged undefeated from [...]

August 23, 2011 U.S. Squash News 0

U.S. sweeps in first round of pool play

U.S. sweeps in first round of pool play

The United States got off to a fast start, sweeping Ukraine in the first round of pool play at the 2011 Men’s World Team Championships in Paderborn, Germany. Led by Julian Illingworth who easily defeated Ruslan Sorochinskiy in the top spot, the eighth seeded Americans had very little trouble as they did not drop a game in the [...]

August 22, 2011 U.S. Squash News 0

Top ranked players set to compete in U.S. Open

Top ranked players set to compete in U.S. Open

The World’s top ranked Men and Women have entered the 2011 U.S. Open Squash Championships, September 29th-October 6th, in Philadelphia PA. Led by World # 1’s Nick Matthew and Nicol David, 22 of the top 25 ranked men, along with the top 8 ranked women will compete for $175, 000 in combined prize money at the [...]

August 17, 2011 U.S. Squash News 0

Coaching certification course registration deadline extended

Coaching certification course registration deadline extended

US Squash will be holding Level 1 and Level 2 Coaching Certification Courses September 9th-11th, at Yale University in New Haven, CT.  The deadline to register for the course has been extended to Friday, August 26th. [...]

August 16, 2011 U.S. Squash News 0

2011 U.S. Open tickets on sale now

2011 U.S. Open tickets on sale now

Buy Two Tickets for the Price of One Until Labor Day! Tickets for the 2011 U.S. Open Squash Championships, being held September 30th-October 6th, on the campus of Drexel University in Philadelphia, PA, are on sale now. The most prestigious squash tournament in the country, the U.S. Open will offer $175, 000 in combined Men’s [...]

August 15, 2011 U.S. Squash News 0

U.S. wins second straight Ont-Am title

U.S. wins second straight Ont-Am title

The United States repeated their victory of a year ago with a resounding 16-8 win over Ontario in the 2011 Ontario-American Challenge at the White Oak Resort and Spa in Ontario, Canada. After losing tight matches in 2008 and 2009,  the U.S. juniors overpowered their neighbors to the North for the second straight year to take home [...]

August 15, 2011 U.S. Squash News 0

2011 Ontario-American Challenge to be contested this weekend

2011 Ontario-American Challenge to be contested this weekend

Once a year, elite juniors from around the country are invited to the Ontario-American Challenge (Ont-Ams) for a four-day team trip filled with friends, competition, and fun. The top U.S. Juniors compete against Ontario’s best in the U13, U15, and U17 age divisions in pursuit of national pride and the Ontario-American Challenge Trophy. The United [...]

August 9, 2011 U.S. Squash News 0