Nine Americans to Contest 2022 PSA World Championships

Shahjahan Khan, the highest-ranked U.S. men’s player, will represent Team USA for the first time at the World Championships.

Nine players will represent Team USA against the world’s best at the 2022 PSA World Championships, May 13-22, in Cairo, Egypt.

The first five days of play will take place at the Club S Allegria with streaming available for all side courts on the PSA World Tour Youtube Channel. Half of the round of sixteen onwards will be staged on a glass court at the Egyptian National Museum of Civilization and will broadcast live on SquashTV. For draws and more tournament coverage visit

The culmination of the 2021-2022 PSA World Tour season, the World Championships will offer equal prize money purses of $550,000 across the sixty-four-player draws.

The first round of play will be split over two days, May 13-14, with Americans in action on both days.

On Friday, world No. 22 Olivia Blatchford Clyne is set to make her seventh career world championship appearance against England’s Julianne Courtice at 1:30pm local time, 7:30am ET.

Veteran Chris Gordon will make his eighth career world championships appearance with a first-round match against Columbia graduate Ramit Tandon at 2:15pm local time, 8:15am ET.

World No. 53 Faraz Khan will be in search of his first career world championships win in his third appearance against Egypt’s world No. 28 Mohamed El Sherbini at 5:30pm local time, 11:30am ET.

World No. 30 Shahjahan Khan will represent Team USA at the world championships for the first time and will open his tournament against Trinity graduate Juan Camilo Vargas at 7pm local time, 1pm ET.

The first round features an All-American match up between former Harvard teammates Amanda Sobhy, the tournament’s four seed, and Haley Mendez at 8:15pm local time, 2:15pm ET.

On Saturday, world No. 34 Todd Harrity will face Specter Center-based Scotsman Alan Clyne at 2:15pm local time, 8:15am ET. Harrity defeated Clyne in the first round of the 2015 world championships in five games.

World No. 10 Olivia Fiechter will hope to replicate her third round run at the 2021 world championships and opens her tournament against Hong Kong’s world No. 53 Ka Yi Lee at 3pm local time, 9am ET.

World No. 24 Sabrina Sobhy will aim for a second career world championships first round win against Egypt’s world No. 52 Jana Shiha at 5:30pm local time, 11:30am ET.

A first round win for both Sabrina Sobhy and Fiechter would see the two Americans clash in the second round Monday, May 16, at 4pm local time, 10am ET.