Illingworth v Leanza feature

The SL Green U.S. Men’s Squash Championship semifinals will be a repeat of 2013 as one and four seeds, Chris Gordon and Todd Harrity, and three and two seeds, Gilly Lane and Julian Illingworth, book their spots in Saturday’s semifinals on the McArthur Squash Center’s blue and orange glass court.

Gordon v KhanThe top four seeds all advanced in straight games during Friday evening’s quarterfinals. In 2013, Gordon defeated Harrity 12-10, 11-5, 11-7, while Lane pulled off the upset of the tournament in five games against top seed Illingworth 7-11, 11-7, 11-9, 7-11, 11-6.

The U.S. Women’s Squash Championships quarterfinals begin at 10:00am, and will be streamed live. One seed Amanda Sobhy will travel from Toronto, Canada tomorrow morning as she returns from the Women’s Squash Assosiation $25, 000 Granite Club Cup. Tonight, Sobhy upset Egyptian world No. 13 Omneya Abdel Kawy in three games to win her largest prize money WSA tournament to date. Last weekend, Sobhy won her third consecutive College Squash Association individual title, and now could collect her third title in a week should she win her second national title in Charlottesville.

All Closed main draw matches will be streamed on To access the streaming links below, set up a free account on

Glass court live stream.
Court 3 live stream.
Court 5 live stream.

SL Green U.S. Men’s Squash Championship quarterfinals:
[1] Chris Gordon def. [5/8] Faraz Khan 11-8, 11-4, 12-10
[4] Todd Harrity def. [5/8] Chris Hanson 11-7, 11-8, 11-7
[3] Gilly Lane def. [5/8] Graham Bassett 11-9, 11-3, 11-7
[2] Julian Illingworth def. [5/8] Adrian Leanza 11-3, 11-3, 11-7

SL Green U.S. Men’s Squash Championship semifinals:
3:30pm [1] Chris Gordon v [4] Todd Harrity
4:30pm [2] Julian Illingworth v [3] Gilly Lane

U.S. Women’s Squash Championship quarterfinals:
10:00am [2] Latasha Khan v Olivia Fiechter
10:45am [3] Sabrina Sobhy v Cecelia Cortes
11:30am [4] Olivia Blatchford v Maria Elena Ubina
12:15pm [1] Amanda Sobhy v Kristen Lange

Round of Sixteen:

Lane feature

The SL Green U.S. Men’s Squash Championship round of sixteen has concluded at the McArthur Squash Center in Charlottesville, Virginia, with all eight seeds advancing in the draw of sixteen.

Harrity v ThompsonWith matches on both the blue and orange glass court and Court 3 streamed on livestream, defending U.S. Champion Chris Gordon led off the afternoon against Anthony Bardaro, handily defeating the Boston-based twenty-eight-year-old 11-7, 11-4, 11-6. The other top four seeds all dispatched their opponents in three games.

Two matches went down to the wire as Chris Hanson recovered from losing the first and fourth games to win in five against former junior circuit opponent, Portland’s Adam Perkiomaki. Squash Doubles Association professional Graham Bassett came back from a four point deficit in the fifth game to defeat former George Washington player Omar Sobhy.

Quarterfinal matches begin at 5:00pm, and can be streamed live using the links below. To access the links, create a free profile on

Glass court live stream.

SL Green U.S. Men’s Squash Championship Round of 16:
[1] Chris Gordon bt Anthony Bardaro 11-7, 11-4, 11-6
[5/8] Faraz Khan bt Mason Ripka 11-5, 11-6, 11-2
[5/8] Chris Hanson bt Adam Perkiomaki 12-14, 11-6, 11-1, 5-11, 11-6
[4] Todd Harrity bt Brad Thompson 11-5, 11-6, 11-6
[3] Gilly Lane bt Mike Lewis 11-2, 11-5, 11-4
[5/8] Graham Bassett bt Omar Sobhy 11-7, 12-14, 11-8, 5-11, 13-11
[5/8] Adrian Leanza bt Richard Chin 12-10, 11-9, 11-9
[2] Julian Illingworth bt Cody Cortes 11-8, 11-7, 11-9

SL Green U.S. Men’s Squash Championship Quarterfinals:
5:00pm [1] Chris Gordon v [5/8] Faraz Khan
5:45pm [5/8] Chris Hanson v [4] Todd Harrity
6:45pm [3] Gilly Lane v [5/8] Graham Bassett
7:30pm [2] Julian Illingworth v [5/8] Adrian Leanza