World Masters Squash Build-Up

by | Oct 12, 2006

South Africa plays host to the 8th World Masters Squash Championships in Cape Town from 16th – 21st October.

The biggest individual squash championship in Africa sees and entry of 672 players from 31 countries in 16 age group sections playing at Kelvin Grove, Western Province Cricket Club, Villagers, Varsity Old Boys, Bishops and the University of Cape Town.

South Africa is expected to win 6 gold medals overall, with Dawn Kaiser (Women 65) and Angie Clifton-Parks (Women 40) among the women in the top seeds for their respective sections.

Five-times Women World champion Sarah Fitz-Gerald is expected to win the women’s 35 section.

The quarterfinals are scheduled for Thursday 19th October followed by the semi-finals on Friday 20 and the finals on 21 October.

Seedings:
35-39 : 1-Sarah Fitzgerald (Aus), 2-Isabelle Tweedie (Eng);
40-44: 1-Angie Clifton-Parks (RSA), 2-Sue Williams (Aus);
45-49: 1-Karen Hume (Eng), 2-Debbie Hall (RSA);
50-54: 1-Pauline Douglas (Sco), 2-Jan Ellis (Aus);
55-59: 1-Averil Murphy (Eng), 2-Sue Volkze (Aus);
60-64:1-Bett Dryhurst (Eng), 2-Ann Manley (Eng);
65+: 1-Dawn Kaiser (RSA), 2-Glenda Erasmus (RSA).

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