US Open Squash 2013 Equipment Report (PSA)

The 2013 US Open squash tournament was held in Philadelphia, a.k.a. my neck of the woods. I was lucky enough to check out the quarterfinals in person.

You can watch the matches on PSA Squash TV. Here’s the recap of the men’s finals, which Greg Gaultier won 3-0 over Nick Matthew. Gaultier frankly demolished Matthew in the final, which I can hardly believe, because I saw Nick play in person in the quarterfinal and he looked so incredibly sharp. It goes to show how well Gaultier is playing.

The on-court emcee in that video is Philly’s own Gilly Lane.

Anyway I’ve combed through the event photos, taken by Steve Cubbins for the US Open, looking for the equipment each player was using. Here are all the men’s players. I’ll be following up with a post for the women shortly.

Abdullah Al Muzayen
Abdullah Al Muzayen
Racket: Prince Airstick 130
Shoes: Asics Gel Resolution 4
Photo: Steve Cubbins

Adrian Waller
Adrian Waller
Racket: Prince EXO3 Rebel 2012
Shoes: Adidas Adipower Stabil 10.1 Men
Photo: Steve Cubbins

Alan Clyne
Alan Clyne
Racket: Harrow Vapor 2012
Shoes: Asics Gel Rocket 6 Men
Photo: Steve Cubbins

Borja Golan
Borja Golan
Racket: Dunlop Biomimetic Pro GT-X 140
Shoes: Asics Gel Domain 2 Men
Photo: Steve Cubbins

Campbell Grayson
Campbell Grayson
Racket: Wilson Tour BLX 2012
Shoes: Asics Gel Rocket 6 Men
Photo: Steve Cubbins

Chris Gordon
Chris Gordon
Racket: Tecnifibre Carboflex 130 Basaltex 2012
Shoes: Adidas Adipower Stabil 10.1 Men
Photo: Steve Cubbins

Chris Simpson
Chris Simpson
Racket: Harrow Jonathon Power Custom Vibe 2012
Shoes: Adidas Court Stabil 5 Women
Photo: Steve Cubbins

Eddie Charlton
No photo :(

Greg Gaultier
Gregory Gaultier
Racket: Dunlop Biomimetic Elite 2013
Shoes: Adidas Adipower Stabil 10 Men
Photo: Steve Cubbins

Gregoire Marche
Gregoire Marche
Racket: Tecnifibre Carboflex 125 Basaltex
Shoes: Asics Gel Progressive Men
Photo: Steve Cubbins

Henrik Mustonen
No photo :(

James Willstrop
James Willstrop
Racket: Prince EXO3 Pro Tour
Shoes: Adidas Adipower Stabil 10.1 Men
Photo: Steve Cubbins

Joe Lee
Joe Lee
Racket: Tecnifibre Carboflex 130 Basaltex 2012
Shoes: Asics Gel Blade 4 Men
Photo: Steve Cubbins

Julian Illingworth
Julian Illingworth
Racket: Dunlop Biomimetic Elite 2013
Shoes: Asics Gel Resolution 4
Photo: Steve Cubbins

Karim Abdel Gawad
Karim Abdel Gawad
Racket: Harrow Jonathon Power Custom Vibe 2012
Shoes: Asics Gel Blade 3 Men
Photo: Steve Cubbins

Karim Darwish
Karim Darwish
Racket: Head YouTek Xenon2 135
Shoes: Asics Gel Blade 3 Men
Photo: Steve Cubbins

Marwan El Shorbagy
Marwan El Shorbagy
Racket: Dunlop Biomimetic Tour CX 2012
Shoes: Asics Gel Beyond Men
Photo: Steve Cubbins

Mathieu Castagnet
Mathieu Castagnet
Racket: Black Knight Ion Cannon PS
Shoes: Asics Gel Progressive Men
Photo: Steve Cubbins

Matthew Karwalski
Matthew Karwalski
Racket: Mystery Grays racket
Shoes: Hi-Tec V Lite Infinity Flare Men
Photo: Steve Cubbins

Mohamed Abouelghar
Mohamed Abouelghar
Racket: Prince EXO3 Rebel 2012
Shoes: Asics Gel Blast 4 Men
Photo: Steve Cubbins

Mohamed El Shorbagy
Mohamed El Shorbagy
Racket: Tecnifibre Carboflex 125 Basaltex
Shoes: Asics Gel Fireblast Men
Photo: Steve Cubbins

Nick Matthew
Nick Matthew
Racket: Dunlop Biomimetic Evolution 130 2013
Shoes: Hi-Tec S701 4SYS Men
Photo: Steve Cubbins

nicolas-mueller
Nicolas Mueller
Racket: Wilson Tour BLX 2012
Shoes: Wilson Court Elite 1000 Men
Photo: Steve Cubbins

Omar Abdel Aziz
Omar Abdel Aziz
Racket: Harrow Vapor 2012
Shoes: Asics Gel Blade 4 Men
Photo: Steve Cubbins

Peter Barker
Peter Barker
Racket: Wilson Tour BLX 2012
Shoes: Adidas Stabil Optifit
Photo: Steve Cubbins

Ryan Cuskelly
Ryan Cuskelly
Racket: Black Knight Magnum Frost
Shoes: Asics Gel Volley Elite
Photo: Steve Cubbins

Shahier Razik
Shahier Razik
Racket: Mystery Oliver racket
Shoes: Asics Gel 1130V Men
Photo: Steve Cubbins

Shawn Delierre
Shawn Delierre
Racket: Black Knight Omega
Shoes: Hi-Tec V Lite Infinity Flare Men
Photo: Steve Cubbins

Simon Rosner
Simon Rosner
Racket: Oliver Apex RS-7
Shoes: Asics Gel Domain Men
Photo: Steve Cubbins

Steve Finitsis
Steve Finitsis
Racket: Wilson BLX Blade
Shoes: Mystery Asics
Photo: Steve Cubbins

Tarek MomenTarek Momen
Racket: Prince EXO3 Rebel 2012
Shoes: Asics Gel Blade 3 Men
Photo: Steve Cubbins

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5 comments… add one

  • The PDH Sports website have a recent what’s in your bag video with Nick Matthew. He has a new pair of HiTecs that he promises he will wear this time!

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    • Hi Bopper thanks, yep that’s a good video – I have added it here.

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  • Thank you, Pierre

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  • I play with Prince shoes and I like very much, but looks like no one in play with Prine in PSA circuit

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    • Hi Gustavo, there are a few players that wear Prince shoes. The Prince NFS V seem popular enough.

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