Ramadan squash tourney next month

June 18, 2014 - 12:00:00 am

Doha: The second Ramadan Professional and Amateur Squash tournament sponsored and organised by Qatar Squash Federation (QSF) will be held next month, it was revealed here yesterday.

The five-day long championship will take place from July 6 to 10 and all matches will be played at Khalifa Tennis and Squash Complex, the organisers said.

The tournament will be conducted in ten categories. 

Players will compete in the Under-9, Under-11, Under-13, Under-15, Under-17, Under-19, Men’s over-45, Men’s level B, Men’s Level A and Men’s Professionals.

Entry forms are available at Radisson Blu Recreation Centre, and InterContinental Health Club and the QSF office at the Khalifa Tennis and Squash Complex. Entries for the event close on June 30. 

The tournament is open to all residents of Qatar.

The QSF conducted a number of local events to promote squash talent in Qatar and the Ramadan tournament is one of the them.

“The local tournaments serve as a good exposure for the youngsters to test their skills and get  the much needed exposure,” said Gamal Rasmi, Technical Secretary at QSF.  

The QSF is expecting a large number of participants to take part in the tournament.

“We had good number of players taking part in the InterContinental Squash tournament and the Ramada-Olympic Sports event and we are hopeful the trend will continue,” added Rasmi.

The QSF earlier had hosted twin tournaments- InterContinental Squash and the Ramada-Olympic Sports.

The Peninsula

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