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Record entries for masters squash


Record entries for masters squash

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MORE THAN 40 overseas players and a record 25 women have entered the region’s most celebrated squash masters tournament, The BCQS Jammin Barbados Squash Masters, which serves off today at the Barbados Squash Club, Marine Gardens, Hastings at 5:30 p.m.

The tournament has players from England, New York, Tortola, Canada, Trinidad and Tobago, Brazil, St Vincent, Bermuda and Turks and Caicos.

Competition will be in the men’s 35 to 44, 45 to 54, 55 to 64 and over 65 categories, while there will be an open over-35 women’s section.

In the 35-44 section, James Bentick from St Vincent will be the No. 1 seed. The No. 2 seed is Barbados’ 15-time national champion Karen Meakins.

Organisers have given Meakins special permission to play with the men in preparation for the World Masters later this year in South Africa. (EZS/PR)

Please read the full story in today’s Midweek Nation, or in the eNATION edition.