The U.S. Open Squash Championships are one of the most prestigious and intense displays of elite squash in the world.
A major international exhibition of supreme talent in the sport, the U.S. Open showcases the most high-profile and powerful players from around the world, and brings fanatical visitors from across the globe to view the intense competition.
The world-class tournament is especially significant to the Philadelphia community as they are lucky enough to host the prominent event in their home town, as Drexel University is transformed into a world-class showcase venue where locals have the opportunity to attend and witness the world’s best squash.
Squash is a global sensation, played year-round by 25,000,000 passionate fans in 175 different countries, and attracting audiences from every corner of the world. As an elite sport it attracts the most robust, dedicated and passionate athletes, and has been named the number one healthiest sport in the U.S. business and investment magazine Forbes. It is a powerful and challenging contest of agility, strategy, talent and mental and physical strength that grasps the attention of crowds and keeps them transfixed on the next move.
The U.S. Open will not only attract local and international visitors to Philadelphia to witness this impressive spectacle, it will also have an international audience tuning in. The event will be streamed live on SquashTV and broadcast by 18 network distributors globally, reaching a potential audience of 300 million people worldwide. WatchESPN.com will also broadcast the semi-finals and finals of the Championships online.
The U.S. Open forms part of the 2012 World Series for both the Professional Squash Association (PSA) and Women’s Squash Association (WSA), and offers a substantial $185,000 in prize money.
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