Mouth-Watering Draw announced
for the 9Telecom Legends
Eventis Sports Marketing has released details of the draw for
the third edition of the 9Telecom Legends of Squash at
St. George’s Hill Lawn Tennis Club, Surrey.
The Gold Tour event will take place from 14th-17th September
and the pools have thrown up some mouth-watering clashes across
1. David Palmer
2. John White
3. Derek Ryan
4. Tim Garner (w/card)
1. Peter Nicol
2. Jonathon Power
3. Simon Parke
4. Stephen Meads (w/card)
9Telecom Legends kicks off on Friday evening with the pick of
the matches being Canadian Jonathon Power against
ex-World no.4 Simon Parke.
The latter still keeps himself in great shape turning out in
several national leagues around Europe and will provide a stern
opening test for the mercurial former World Champion.
his debut in Weybridge, Irish international Derek Ryan
will kick off against John White. Ryan has been capped
over 200 times for his country, making him the most capped
squash player of all time.
As a former World no.7 he will add yet more quality to the
field. White, a former world number one, is a firm fan favourite
wherever he turns out.
Nicol and Simon Parke have had some high energy
encounters over the years, one of the most memorable being an
epic in the Super Series Finals at the Broadgate Arena.
Whilst the pace might not be quite at the same level their clash
is sure to be the pick of the matches on Saturday with neither
player wanting to lose, a true example that ‘rivalries never
That same evening Ryan will also look to stop David Palmer’s
march towards a second successive Legends title. Having lost in
four tough games in Namur at the end of May, Ryan will be hoping
the best of three format will give him the opportunity to
reverse that result.
Sunday’ sees old adversaries Power & Nicol lock horns in a
repeat of the 2010 9Telecom Legends final, which Nicol edged in
Also that evening Palmer takes on White in a rematch of their
2002 World Open final in Antwerp.
On that occasion White had a match ball, but it was Palmer who
came out on top to lift the first of his two World Open titles.
Last year the event was close to a
sell-out, and tickets priced from
£15-£35 are now on sale from the club on
Contact Danny Lee on 07905 102094
St. George’s Hill Lawn
St George’s Hill
Surrey KT13 0LL
There are also opportunities to get on court with the Legends
with a series of Legends Clinics running over the weekend.
Contact Tim Garner on Tgarner@eventis-sports.com for more