Tuesday 9th, Day ONE
It's the opening day in Manchester, qualifying started
at noon, and the National Squash Centre - including the two
glass courts - is ready for a week of intense squash action.
For the first time qualifying is split into two sections,
Under and Over 21, with two places in the main draw
available from each - the Under-21 draw is played out in full,
with a final at the end of the week.
Most of the men's top seeds in both sections received byes in the first
round, and were in action this evening against the
were no major upsets - in fact no upsets at all as all the
seeded players won through to Wednesday's third round.
In the women's qualifying there were just three preliminary
matches today, finalising the last eight in each section who
will play two rounds tomorrow.
Wednesday sees the start of the Masters events, and both glass
courts will be in use for the qualifying competitions.
Men's Qualifying Day One Results
Plenty of photos in the
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