Julian Illingsworth

National Team’s Announced

U.S. Squash has announced the national team selected to represent the United States at the 2013 World Men’s Team Championships in June. The event is the highest level team championship in the world, involving the best players from 32 countries, and will be held in France for the first time in its 46 year history. […]

Century Doubles March 2013

Century Doubles

The 2013 U.S. Century Doubles Squash Championships were held February 22-24, 2013 in New York City with Eben Hardie and William Villari winning the Century Open division. As the name suggests, the tournament requires the combined age of each team’s players to equal 100 years or more. 128 amateur doubles players ages 21 to 85 […]

Hope Prockop secured the Women's 35+ Round Robin as well as reaching the semifinals of the 40+.

Master Class

By Jay D. Prince The Masters. An event like no other. Oh wait, that’s golf. But in the US, the same can be said for squash. Why? Because the Masters represents the culmination of another squash season for adults. It marks the passing of time as players continue to work their way through the age groups. And […]

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Publishers Note Impressive Stuff

Every once in a while, I come across a story in this great game that just captures my interest. There was the Trinity surviving against Princeton story several years ago when Gustav Detter won the decisive match over Yasser El Halaby. Or the Preston Quick story at the U.S. Championships when he overcame a head-on […]


World Masters Scoring Unchanged

Following requests from a few masters players that the World Squash Federation (WSF) consider moving from PAR11 to PAR15 for some older age categories, the WSF sought the views of a broad selection of masters players (all entrants from the last staging in Germany) and all member federations, via questionnaires. Over two hundred masters participants […]

U.S. Masters to Introduce 2nd Flight

U.S. SQUASH has announced that the 2011 U.S. Masters Championships (Open Age Group), being held April 1-3, at Harvard University in Cambridge (MA) will, for the first time, offer a 2nd Flight for each age group to encourage more players to compete. All players will start in the same draw, and then be split into two […]

Though a sarcastic show of triumph at the time (he had just scored a point against Brett Martin in the 2003 U.S. Championships), this is a very familiar scene from Elliott who has won several National titles.

Richard Elliott Shined at World Masters

Richard Elliott. Those who religiously played in the U.S. Nationals in the late ‘90s and early years of this century, know Elliott as a mainstay in the finals of the over-30 and -35 year after year. More often than not, he won. But it wasn’t only his presence in those championship matches that drew crowds. […]

Ellie Pierce (L) captured her second consecutive 40+ British Open title by stopping England’s Samantha Wallis in a four game final.

Ellie Pierce—Two-Time British Open 40+ Champion

By Ellie Pierce It is a terrifying experience for us ‘oldies’ who played all rounds of play on the warm and cozy courts of the Liverpool Cricket Club located 20 minutes outside Liverpool center and then having to play the final match on the glass tour court with an audience who has PAID MONEY to see […]


From US Squash Mastery

By Jeannie Blasberg U.S. SQUASH’s mission goes beyond promoting the game, hosting events and sponsoring national teams. Their stated goal is to enhance people’s health and well-being, to enrich the squash experience for members of all ages, and to build awareness of the sport, valuing excellence, professionalism, and fiscal responsibility. This Mission resonates with me […]