From Squash Magazine
By Chris McClintick
This past December in Washington, DC, the global pinnacle of men’s team squash, the World Squash Federation’s Men’s World Team Championship, arrived in the United States for the first time in the event’s fifty-year-history.
Squash on Fire, which opened in 2017, hosted the event in the diplomatic center of the United States. Situated in the capital’s West End just north of Foggy Bottom, the eight-court facility is surrounded by scores of embassies—the Tanzanian embassy is even located on the same block. Some neighboring embassies, unlike Tanzania, were represented on the squash courts and embassy staff were often in attendance. France’s ambassador to the U.S., Gérard Araud hosted the opening ceremony at the palatial French embassy. Spanish ambassador …