The annual squash extravaganza “Cathay Pacific Sun Hung Kai Financial Hong Kong Squash Open 2013” will be staged at Hong Kong Squash Centre and Hong Kong Cultural Centre from December 1 to December 8.
The early stages of the tournament will be held at Hong Kong Squash Centre before moving to Hong Kong Cultural Centre for its semi-finals and finals. Ramy Ashour the current world number one and defending champion is the first seed of the men’s event. He will be facing one of the qualifiers in the first round.
For the women’s event local heroines Annie Au Joey Chan and Liu Tsz Ling who just won the gold medal of the women’s team event in East Asian Games 2013will join the top players including Nicol David, Laura Massaro etc to display their magic-like skills in this world-class event.
Joey and Annie will meet the sixth seed Jenny Duncalf from England and the qualifier respectively in first round. Liu enters the main draw with the wild card and plays against third seed Egyptian Raneem El Weleily.