From Squash Magazine[Above: Olivia Blatchford Clyne and Todd Harrity] By James Zug
For the 108th time, the best singles players in the country gathered to play each other for the right to claim a national championship. The 2019 National Singles, spread across seventeen divisions, were special not just because it continued the squash world’s oldest annual national championship but because of where it was.
Squash on Fire hosted the tournament at its innovative facility in Washington, DC. There had been three National Singles in DC in the 1980s but since then the squash landscape has evolved dramatically and only a couple of the squash facilities in the nation’s capital from that era are still in use thirty-odd years later.
Instead, it …