TECNIFIBRE Squash Cup Hong Kong 2014

(29 Jul) Title-sponsored by 'Tecnifibre', the 'Tecnifibre Squash Cup Hong Kong 2014' will be held from 22 to 30 September and 3 to 4 October at the HK Squash Centre. All local players participating in the squash league (except Div 1 & Ladies 1 players) are welcome to enroll.

TAKE ACTION NOW!! 

Deadline for entries : 6 August 2014 (Wednesday)

Please click HERE for the ENTRY FORM.

"Cathay Pacific Sun Hung Kai Financial HK Squash Open 2014" - Top players are ready to swirl through the summer

(23 Jul) Long anticipated  ˇ§Cathay Pacific Sun Hung Kai Financial Hong Kong Squash Open 2014ˇ¨ will be staged at Hong Kong Squash Centre and Hong Kong Park Sports Centre from August 24 to August 31. The world top 30 players will once again strive for a lucrative winning purse of HK$1.7 million in the worldˇ¦s most vivid and energetic city. The early stages of the tournament will be held at Hong Kong Squash Centre before moving to Hong Kong Park Sports Centre for its semi-finals and finals.

Both men and women main draw are announced today, Gregory Gaultier, the current world number one and British Open champion, is the first seed of the menˇ¦s event and he will be facing one of the qualifiers in the first round. Max Lee enter the main draw direct for the first time ever and will meet the Englishman Daryl Selby. Via the wild card, Yip Tsz Fung will face Simon Rosner from Germany in the first round. 

For the womenˇ¦s event, our local stars Annie Au, the seed No. 8 of the event, and Joey Chan are qualified to the main event. Annie Au and Joey Chan will compete with Heba El Torky from Egypt and Dipika Pallikal form India in the first round respectively. "My last encounter with Dipika was in the Asian Team Championships in June. With the support of the home crowd, I won. It definitiely gives me confidence, but Dipika is a very strong player. I must work hard and concentrate to keep the game up again,"told Joey.

Holding her very first wild card, Tong Tsz Wing together with her teammates will join the top players including Nicol Daivd and Laura Massaro in the main draw to display the fabulous skills in this world-class event. Tong will face the seed no. 6 Malaysian Low Wee Wern, " "Wee Wern is strong and I believe I'll learn a lot from her at the game," said Tong.

The defending champion Niocl David and seed No.2 Laura Massaro will both meet the qualifer in the round one.

VIP Guests in the middle photo (from left to right)
Miss Sisley Choi, Miss Hong Kong 2013 First Runner-Up, Mr. Cedric Tyen, Honorary Treasurer of Asian Squash Federation, Mr. William Leung Wing-Cheung, BBS JP, Executive Director, Chief Executive Officer of Sun Hung Kai Financial Limited, Mr. David Mui, MH JP, President of Asian Squash Federation and Chairman of Hong Kong Squash, Mr. James Barrington, Director Corporate Development, Cathay Pacific Airways Limited, Mr. William Ko, BBS, MH, Chairman, Major Sports Events Committee and Miss Gloria Tang, Miss Chinese International 2013


HEAD Hong Kong Junior Squash Open 2014

(21 Jul) Once again, the long anticipated HEAD Hong Kong Junior Open 2014, a World Junior Circuit Tier 2 and Asian Junior Super Series Platinum event is around the corner. This year has attracted nearly 530 entries from 14 different countries, includes Canada, Chinese Taipei, Egypt, England, India, Japan, Jordan, Korea, Macau China, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, United State of America and the host Hong Kong China, going to join this biggest junior event in Hong Kong.

HEAD would continue their generous support as our title-sponsor with subvented by Home Affairs Bureau (Arts & Sport Development Fund) and Leisure & Cultural Services Department and Perrier for the drinks sponsor, over 1,000 matches will be held between 29th July ˇV 1st August at Cornwall Street and 2nd August (Finals) at HK Squash Centre.

Please click to ˇ§Hong Kong Squash Draw Systemˇ¨ to get the full set of draws for all 10 divisions.

Squash Talent Foundation Programme 2014/15 -
Intermediate Training Course

(14/7) To provide more opportunity for participants, who completed the Elementary Training Course or Fujifilm Mini-Squash Training Course to go for further training, Squash Talent Foundation Programme aims to cultivate the squash talent over the territory through traininig course of intermediate level and novice competition.

The enrolment of Intermediate Training Course (6/9 - 7/12) is OPEN NOW!

Deadline for enrolment: 11 August 2014 (MON)

Download
Enrolment Form

Please CLICK HERE for more information.

Max Lee winning the Victoria Open, Australia

(14 Jul) Congratulations to Max Lee, the Hong Kong top player, won his 9th PSA title in the 80th Victoria Open in Melbourne, Australia without dropping a game. Leo Au, Max's fellow teammate, also played well in the tournament who only lost to Max in the semi-final.

Because of Max's steady advancement in his career, he can now enter directly into most major tournaments by his own world ranking including the coming Cathay Pacific Sun Hung Kai Financial Hong Kong Squash Open next month. Please come and support Max and other Hong Kong players.

Photo Credit: Squashsite

Dutch Junior Open 2014

(14 Jul) This is a Super Series ("SS") event of the European Junior Circuit ("EJC") just completed over the weekend in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Yuen Tsun Hei became the first Hong Kong junior men player winning the Under-19 title of the EJC-SS. Yuen's success was echoed by Lui Hiu Lam, a young promising girl player, who also won the Under-15 title in the same event. Lui is the second Hong Kong player winning this title after Annie Au.

Congratulations to our players and the coaching team.

WSF World Masters Championships 2014

(9 Jul) The WSF World Masters Championships kicked off on last Saturday in Hong Kong with over 780 players from 45 countries participating. This is so far the biggest event in Asia and is also granted the M-mark by the Hong Kong SAR Government. At the opening ceremony with the thrilling lion dance performance, Mr. David Mui, MH, JP, Chairman of Hong Kong Squash, welcomed all the players for their participation and thanked the championship organizing team for a wonderful task done.

Matches are being played in parallel at the Hong Kong Football Club and the Hong Kong Squash Centre. Please come and watch some exciting matches in various age groups ranging from 35+ to 80+. For details of the draws, please visit the official event website www.worldmasterssquash.com.hk

Photos from right to left
4th - Mr. David Mui, MH, JP (Chairman of Hong Kong Squash and President of Asian Squash Federation)
5th - Mr. William Ko, BBS, MH (Chairman of Major Sports Events Committee)
6th - Mrs. Heather Deayton (Vice President of World Squash Federation)
8th - Mr. Malcolm Kerr (Organizer)

 

Hong Kong Squash League 2014/15 welcomes for ENTRY now

(9 Jul) Subvented by Leisure & Cultural Services Department, the Hong Kong Squash League 2014/15 is scheduled to start on 13 October 2014 (Monday), and is now accepting the team entries.

Information for the coming season has been posted on our webpage under League column.

The deadline for submission : 25 July 2014 (Friday)

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Conditions and Entry Form

PLEASE HURRY!!

Max Lee is rewarded the Chief Executive's Commendation for Community Service

(2 Jul) The HKSAR Government has announced that our top men player, Max Lee, is awarded the "Chief Executive's Commendation for Community Service" for his distinctive achievement in his squash career.

Congratulations to Max!