Aussies Kasey Brown and Donna Urquhart knocked out in first round defeats in New York.
Events are taking place all over the planet on World Squash Day (Saturday 5 October) as the popular and healthy racket sport continues a path of expansion and relationships.
The 2013 Australian Junior Squash Championships individual divisions concluded today at Canberra's Woden Squash Centre
The 12th annual World Squash Day aims to show the world that the sport refuses to be knocked back by its recent rejection by the IOC to join the Olympic Games programme in 2020.
Gregory Gaultier will begin his defence of the Abierto Mexicano de Raquetas title in Mexico against Matthew Karwalski following the Australian's success in the qualifying finals of the PSA World Tour International 70 squash event in Toluca.
Youth prevailed over experience in the Doubledot Media Christchurch Boys High School Open in New Zealand where local hero Paul Coll upset 39-year-old top seed Mike Corren in the final of the PSA Challenger 5 squash event.
Unseeded Englishman Chris Simpson scored one of the best wins of his career when he upset top seed Karim Darwish in today's first round of the CIMB Malaysian Open.
Alison Waters, the world No4 from England who has reached at least the quarter-finals in her last 12 WSA World Tour events, today crashed out of the second round of the Women's CIMB Malaysian Open Squash Championship
Kuwait will host its first World Team championship after being awarded the rights to hold the 2015 Men's World Team Squash Championship by the World Squash Federation.
World Squash Federation (WSF) President N Ramachandran, who led the Squash presentation at today's IOC Session in Buenos Aires, admitted that he was heart-broken at the decision.