headlines 2016 Grasshopper Cup
Charismatic Frenchman Gregory Gaultier ended years of
World Championship heartbreak when he finally triumphed in
November but an injury sustained two months later at the J.P.
Morgan Tournament of Champions has seen the World No.2 out of
action ever since.
seed Simon Rösner, who lost to Gaultier in last year’s
final, is also challenging for honours in a draw that features
eight of the world’s top 15 players with luminaries such as
France’s Mathieu Castagnet, Egypt’s Marwan Elshorbagy,
Australia’s Cameron Pilley and England’s James
Willstrop all present in a highly-competitive and
Defending champion and top seed, Gaultier is seeded to meet
compatriot Castagnet in the semi-final while Rösner and
Elshorbagy could face off in the other last four fixture.
are delighted to once again welcome a superb draw to Zurich and
look forward to the breathtaking fixtures that have become
synonymous with this tournament," said Tournament Promoter
"With eight of the world’s top 15 players and representation
from seven countries in the main draw alone, the Grasshopper Cup
has yet again stood out as one of the premier tournaments on the
PSA World Tour which is evidenced by the world class talent that
it has attracted."