Watch the US Pro Squash F&M Invite - Free
LANCASTER, Pa. – Squash fans from all over the globe will get a chance to watch professional squash for free, live on B2 Networks. The U.S. Pro Squash Tour's Franklin & Marshall Invitational will be carried in its entirety on B2, Franklin & Marshall's broadband partner on the web.
Fans will get a chance to see Diplomats' head coach John White in action on F&M's squash courts for the first time. The world's former number one player will compete Thursday evening against Chris Gordon, the No. 3 player in the U.S. and Japan Pro Squash Yokohama Champion. Amateur guest participant, Guillherme de Melo will take on Jens Schoor, Germany's No. 2 player and Paulaner Squash Open Champion, in the first quarterfinal match Thursday evening at 6:30pm.
Two-time World Champion and Australian National Champion, David Palmer will be joined by 2008 Egyptian National Champion and World Top 10 player Wael El Hindi as Friday night's headliners. El Hindi will take on Trinity's Baset Chaudry, who recently made squash headlines at the CSA National Championships. Palmer will take on amateur guest participant, Gabriel de Melo in Friday's first semifinal.
The tournament will play on through Sunday. All of the main draw and consolation matches will be aired live.
Thursday, April 8
- 6:30 pm – Quarterfinal matches (Guillherme de Melo (amateur guest) vs. Jens Schoor/ Chris Gordon vs. John White)
Friday, April 9
- 6:30 pm – Quarterfinal matches (Gabriel de Melo (amateur guest) vs. David Palmer/ Wael vs. Baset Chaudhry)
Saturday, April 10
- 2:00 pm – Consolation bracket semifinal matches
- 5:30 pm – Main draw semifinal matches
Sunday, April 11
- 2:00 pm – Consolation finals/ Plate finals match play begins
- 5:30 – Championship and third place match