This special event recap was written by Tournament Chair Viktor Berg

The Vancouver Lawn PSA Open presented by Richardson Wealth took place October 26 to 29. The tournament included a $12,000 prize pool for the PSA Open draw which attracted participants from Argentina, England, Germany, Mexico, USA and BC’s own Ryan Picken. Along with the PSA event, the tournament featured amateur draws including juniors, doubles and adults with 96 participants playing in various draws. It was a fabulous week of squash, great energy and a buzz around the squash area.

The tournament concluded Saturday with the PSA finals being contested between the top two seeds Arturo Salazar from Mexico vs Timothy Brownell from USA. The #2 seed and current US champion Timothy Brownell won 3-0.

PSA tournament recap

Amateur Draw results:

Draw A

1st Ryan Picken
2nd Miled Zarazua

Draw B

1st Bevan Moss
2nd Jet Li

Draw C

1st Isaak Song
2nd Matlias Herrero

Draw D

1st Robert Pacey
2nd Justin Currie

Draw E

1st Steven Wang
2nd Hank Wang

Draw F

Aaron Yao
Amardeep Dhingra

Women’s Singles

1st Liz Macey
2nd Angela Hong

Open Doubles

1st Viktor Berg & Drew Henderson
2nd Morgan Latremouille & Grant Bergman

Div 1 Doubles

1st Mark Levey & Jongho Kim
2nd Snehal Lakhani & Hugh Woolley

Women’s Doubles

1st Christine Yablonka & Monica Szpak
2nd Laura Ramsay & Penny Wedd

U19 Juniors

1st Ethan Chan
2nd Jack Steele

Congratulations to everyone for an incredible tournament! To view a full list of draws and results, please visit the Vancouver Lawn PSA Open presented by Richardson Wealth.

The tournament would like to thank the event sponsors, donors and patrons. 

Patrons and Donors

  • Tom Urban family
  • Hugh Woolley
  • Turner Meakin (Brain Meakin)
  • Petit Ami Coffee (Caitlin Hungerford)
  • Max Hakh
  • Unsquashable (Josh Struthers)
  • Rogue Kitchen & Wetbar (Carl McCreath)
  • Rod Pennington – National Bank

Squash BC would like to thank Tournament Director Viktor Berg, the Vancouver Lawn Tennis & Badminton Club, and all event volunteers and supporters for putting on such an amazing event.