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Support Mario Yanez’s Pro Career

Mario Yanez graduated University of Rochester and immediately joined the PSA Tour in 2017. His ranking quickly climbed from #539 to #111 due to strong finishes in prominent tournaments. At just 25, this young player is showing the ability and dedication to make it into the elite group of top players in the world within the next few years.

Mario presents with integrity and the poise of a top-level professional. He also embraces his role as an advocate of the sport and holds clinics for adults and juniors, getting on court with club-level players and kids always making it fun and engaging through his genuine love of the sport. Mario is a true sportsman and has the potential to break into the world top 100 in 2019.

Help us help Mario to infuse the Rochester squash community with energy and improved skills, and provide inspiration and opportunity to our juniors. As you can see from his 2018 tournament performance, Mario has advanced well-beyond the early rounds.

Mario’s Tournament Performance

TOURNAMENT LOCATION MONTH YEAR PLACE
Simon Warder Memorial (PSA) Sarnia, CAN November 2018 Semi-final
White Oaks Court Classic (PSA) Niagara-ot-Lake, CAN October 2018 Semi-final
Wakefield PSA (PSA) The Plains, VA September 2018 Semi-final
Kiva Club Open (PSA) Santa Fe, NM September 2018 Quarter-final
Rochester Open (PSA) Rochester, NY April 2018 Winner
Charlottetown Open (PSA) Charlottetown, CAN April 2018 Finalist

Sponsorship Need
Training in Rochester NY and traveling to 12+ tournaments per season carry costs that necessitate sponsorship to allow Mario to focus on training and competition. RSRA sponsorship will allow Mario to focus and compete at the top-level and achieve the full potential of his professional squash career. Mario currently trains at Midtown Athletic Club courtesy of a membership provided by MTAC. He also trains with the University of Rochester men’s squash team and under the coaching of former PSA world number 4, Martin Heath. In return for our sponsorship, Mario has committed to give back to the Rochester squash community.

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