Egypt top interim team
three-time winners of the trophy since 1999, are seeded to
retain the Women's World Junior Team Squash Championship title
in India next month - according to the interim seedings for the
event announced today.
Heba El Torky, the 18-year-old world No42 from Alexandria who is
expected to reach the women's individual final, will lead the
Egyptian squad - which also includes her younger sister Nouran
El Torky, as well as 13-year-old Nour El Sherbini, one of the
youngest competitors in the championship.
are named as second seeds and are expected to meet Egypt in a
repeat of the 2007 final in Hong Kong.
are seeded four - but will hope to finish higher than their
best-ever fourth finish in the 2003 championship in Cairo.
Seeded third, Canada
are expected to record their highest-ever finish in 12
appearances since the inaugural event in 1985.
"Successful players in these world junior championships in
Chennai would be expected to be in their prime by 2016 – when
Squash hopes to be making its long-awaited debut in the Olympic
Games," said WSF President N
The final seedings, and positions in the pools, will be decided
on semi-finals day of the individual women's championship.
Interim Team Seeding:
 Egypt;  Malaysia;  Canada;  India;  Hong Kong;
 USA;  England;  France;  New Zealand; 
Australia;  Netherlands;  Germany;  South Africa;
 Denmark;  Spain;  Sweden