#3: Adrian Grant
GRANT PREDICTS 'GREAT SPECTACLE' AT NATIONALS
Londoner Adrian Grant has forecast that next week’s
National Championships in Manchester will be “a great spectacle
of entertainment” for squash fans.
“I find the Nationals intriguing,” said the 33-year-old
5/8 seed. "The standard is so high it could be a PSA
“It’s always been a title I’ve wanted to win and the calibre of
players every year justifies what it means to be called
The left-hander has been drawn against a qualifier in the first
round, but he said:
can’t be taken for granted, as there’s a lot of talent in the UK
that will thrive at the opportunity.”
Grant has fallen at the opening hurdle in his last five PSA
World Series events, but the London Open champion pointed out:
"I’ve had some tough first rounds.
“Although I thrive playing these matches, it’s also important
to get a consistent run of matches day in, day out under your
belt during an event.
in it to win it and to perform to the best of my ability and
enjoy the event – just like every other player.
"At the end of it we all want the same outcome for ourselves.
“It will be an open contest and we are all too aware that if you
don’t bring your A game on any given day, it may not be enough
to win – which will be a great spectacle of entertainment for