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Stanford to host pro squash tournament

 

Stanford Squash will serve as the host for the ProSquash Netsuite Open this Friday through Monday, featuring five of the world's top 20 players. The event will feature the top talent from the U.S., England, Egypt, Canada, India and Scotland.

The winner of the annual event will take home $35,000.

Friday's eight matches will begin at 1 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, matches will be at 5 p.m and the Grand Final will be on Monday at 7 p.m. Matches will take place at the Arrillaga Squash Courts.

"We are very excited to be hosting our first world class Pro Squash tournament at Stanford," said head squash coach Mark Talbott.

The highest-ranked player and the top seed is England's Darly Selby, No. 11 in the world. The other top four seeds include Holland's Jan Anjema (No. 15 in the world), Egypt's Wael El Hindi (No. 16) and Omar Mossad (No. 17) and England's Alistair Walker (No. 19).

Also competing are America's (Julian Illingworth), Canada's (Shahier Razik), India's (Saurav Ghosal) and Scotland's (Alan Clyne) top players.

Tickets can be purchased online at netsuiteopen.com. Results can be obtained at www.netsuiteopen.com.

— Stanford Sports Information

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