Masters

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 […]

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—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 […]

The Atlanta Masters

By Andre Maur The Atlanta Masters was a total sell out and not even a seat  was available for the final between the current World No. 1 Amr Shabana from Egypt against the former World No. 1 John White from Scotland. With 130 packed squash enthusiasts they were in for a treat and a treat […]

Champions Crowned Julian Illingworth Completes Three-Peat, Natalie Grainger Begins Her Reign, and Richard Millman is Hip to the Challenege

By Jay D. Prince The last time Portland, OR, played host to a US Squash Championship was in 2001 when players arrived with tuxedos and bow ties for the annual black tie affair on Saturday evening, halfway through the Doubles Nationals. And in 2001, Portland native Julian Illingworth was still an up-and-coming winner of the US Junior […]