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Six Americans to Compete in PSA World Championships

Todd Harrity (r) against Nafiizwan Adnan in the Men’s World Team Championship.

Six Americans will compete in the 2017 AJ Bell PSA Men’s and Women’s World Championships December 8-17 in Manchester, England.

All four players that represented Team USA in the 2017 WSF Men’s World Team Championship in France last week hop across the English Channel to Manchester.

World No. 48 Todd Harrity is the sole male representative in the sixty-four-player main draw. The twenty-seven year old will face world No. 1 and top seed Gregory Gaultier in the first round Sunday, December 10, at 12pm noon local time, 7am EST.

World No. 62 Chris Gordon, world No. 78 Chris Hanson and world No. 87 Faraz Khan all enter men’s qualifying. Qualifying draws will be released Wednesday, December 6.

On the women’s side, world No. 12 Olivia Blatchford slots into the main draw at the thirteen seed with a first round match up against India’s Dipika Pallikal Karthik Monday, December 11, at 3:30pm local time, 10:30am EST.

World No. 50 Haley Mendez will aim to join Blatchford in the main draw via the women’s qualifying draw.

Live stream main draw matches December 10-17 on SquashTV.

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