Friday, January 18, 2013

Not Just A Terminal: World's Biggest Squash Spectator Event Returns to Grand Central Terminal

North America's premier squash championship, the Tournament of Champions, began today at Grand Central Terminal's Vanderbilt Hall.  Underneath the glittering chandeliers in Vanderbilt Hall, a ten-ton, 21-by-32-foot four-walled glass cube serves as a squash court where the world's best squash players are competing. There is a 500-seat stadium around the court, as well as free public viewing through the front wall. Individual tickets are on sale and are available at Patron packages are available by contacting the Box Office at +1.718.569.0594 or The championship debuted as the US Professional Championship in 1930 and was renamed the Tournament of Champions in 1993 when it was presented in the third of its four years at the Winter Garden in the World Financial Center. The tournament then moved to Grand Central Terminal in 1995. The tournament runs through January 24.

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