Drexel University to Host U.S. Open Squash Championship, 9/28 - 10/06

Date: 
Wednesday, September 28, 2011 - 8:00am - Thursday, October 6, 2011 - 8:00pm
Location: 
Drexel University Daskalakis Athletic Center 33rd St and Market St
Philadelphia, PA 19104
United States

Drexel University will host the 2011 Delaware Investments U.S. Open Squash Championships, one of only two combined men’s and women’s professional World Series events, from September 30 – October 6 at the Daskalakis Athletic Center in Philadelphia, PA. Qualifying opens on Wednesday, September 28 as several world-class players, including Drexel Head Coach John White, attempt to play their way into the final bracket.

The world’s top ranked men and women have entered the 2011 U.S. Open Championships, led by World #1’s Nick Matthew and Nicol David, who will compete for $175,000 in combined prize money and the most prestigious squash title in the United States. The thirty-two player men’s main draw will feature 22 of the top 25 ranked men while the sixteen player women’s draw will feature 13 of the top 16 ranked women.

Tickets for the event are now available through the U.S. Open Squash website. The event will be streamed worldwide on psasquashtv.com, with the semifinals and finals also being streamed on ESPN3. Fox Television will also be broadcasting the tournament in Australia and Malaysia.

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Sporting Events
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Sports