More than 850 juniors representing forty-one nations will contest the world’s largest individual squash tournament—the 2021 U.S. Junior Open Squash Championships–December 18-21—in Philadelphia.

The four-day tournament will be hosted across four venues: the Arlen Specter US Squash Center, University of Pennsylvania, Drexel University and Philadelphia Cricket Club. Ten champions will be crowned in boys' and girls' U11, U13, U15, U17 and U19 divisions.

Follow live streaming from the Specter Center and select Penn courts using the daily playlists on the US Squash Youtube page, and live scores for all matches throughout the event on the U.S. Junior Open tournament page.
The National Interscholastic Team Squash Championships returns for its second iteration, with the 2022 event increasing access for players through non-traditional team formats. The Interscholastics will be held January 28-30 at the Arlen Specter US Squash Center in Philadelphia.

Americans Reghan McLaughlin, Colton McLaughlin and Jacob Price all won titles at the Canadian Junior Open presented by Forthlane Partners, December 11-14, at White Oaks Resort in Niagara-on-the-Lake.

At No. 3 in the world, Amanda Sobhy is the highest-ranked U.S. squash player ever. But this Philadelphian by way of Boston and New York wants to talk about her eating disorder, and helping others.

There was significant movement within the men’s Top 8 after two 5-4 results between Drexel and Columbia and then Cornell and Columbia. Most notably, Cornell’s win over Columbia creates a triangle of results with Virginia, who beat Cornell (5-4) but lost to Columbia (3-6).

It was another exciting weekend of college squash competition throughout the CSA footprint with close matches and a few upsets dotting the schedule. If the competition is this fierce once the new year rolls around, college squash fans are in for a treat during the last couple months of the season.

Check out the newest performance eyewear from RIA, the official eyewear partner of US Squash created by Team USA’s own Chris Hanson. The Model 2 features RIA's proprietary antifog tech, adjustable temples for enhanced fit, and exceeds current squash safety standards.

Kayley Leonard & Maria Elena Ubina celebrated their partnerships second professional doubles title together at the Westchester Country Club Pro Doubles, Sunday, December 5, in New York. The tour resumes in the new year with the MFS Boston Pro-Am, January 28-30.

The Arlen Specter US Squash Center welcomed more than 100 students and family members for its inaugural Holiday Bash on Monday, December 13. The party brought together students who have participated in the Center’s community programs, SquashSmarts students and family members for a fun evening of squash, dodgeball, cookie decorating, ornament making, and a festive feast.

Represent US Squash, Team USA and the Specter Center with a new range of apparel available in the US Squash online store. 10% of your order will go to the Community Fund to directly support free and reduced-cost memberships and program enrollments at the Specter Center.

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The Specter Center thanks the generous co-hosts of the Holiday Bash: Becky & Darren Bramen, Irene & Bruce Marks, Paula & Palmer Page, and Eva & Matt Rutherford.