Randall & Quilter Legends of Squash 2014 • 08-12 April • Bermuda •
06-Apr: Kyme to face White on Opening Night… Bermuda’s
Nick Kyme will take on former World Number One and
Squash’s hardest hitter John White in front of a sellout
crowd in the Randall & Quilter Legends of Squash Bermuda next
Kyme is no stranger to this type of high profile match having
twice played world number ones in Bermuda before.
2005-06 he took on David Palmer and Thierry Lincou respectively
pushing Lincou hard in the PSA Bermuda Masters event.
This match with White should be spectacular though with White
widely recognized as the hardest hitter in squash with shots
clocked at 176mph!
"I’m so up for this event," said Kyme, "it’s a thrill to play
these guys and I’m going to do my best to pull off a big win for
The Randall & Quilter Legends of Squash event starts on
Wednesday 9th April and features six former world number ones in
4 days of competition.
draw includes the legendary Peter Nicol, world number one
for an incredible sixty months. Jonathon Power, North
America’s greatest ever player and Commonwealth Games Gold
Medalist, Thierry Lincou, France’s former number one and
world champion and David Palmer, the double world open
champion and four time British Open winner.
The stars have a busy week with a full schedule of children’s
and adult coaching clinics as well as some private one on one
sessions for local squash enthusiasts.
Franklin's Focus Bermuda
National Squash Champion and current World #162 Micah Franklin
gives his views on the draw in Franklin’s Focus…
"Watch out for the Palmer v Power match on opening night! I
watched these guys play here in Bermuda for 80 minutes a few
years ago and it was awesome!
"Another favourite of mine will be the Power v White match on
the Friday. Two of the best shot makers in the game and one not
thrilled to have the Legends coming to Bermuda. The kids are
excited to get on court with them and everyone is really looking
forward to watching the players in action each night."
BSRA Director of Squash
13-Feb: Bermuda to host the
Randall & Quilter
Legends of Squash 2014
Six former World Number Ones including legendary rivals Peter
Nicol and Jonathon Power are once again heading to
Bermuda to compete in the Randall & Quilter Legends of Squash
event to be held April 8-12, 2014 at the Bermuda
Squash Racquets Association in Devonshire.
hosting major squash events in the past such as the PSA
Masters and PSA World Championship the BSRA have
attracted a world class field for the Randall & Quilter Legends
of Squash including Nicol & Power, the most famous rivalry in
squash, along with former world number one and World champions
David Palmer of Australia, Thierry Lincou of
France, John White of Scotland and England’s Lee
Beachill and Simon Parke. The 8-man exhibition event
will be completed with Bermuda’s own former world #63 Nick
number one for an incredible sixty months and winner of every
major event in squash Peter Nicol said: “All the players are
so excited to be heading back to Bermuda. We’re going to have
some great games, get a chance to work with all the kids and
hopefully some time to get to really see Bermuda. I can’t wait.”
The Randall & Quilter Legends of Squash event will also offer a
massive coaching boost to Bermuda’s players with 12 junior
clinics and 2 adult clinics being hosted allowing individuals to
get on court and improve their game by working with a former
world number one.
Director of Squash Patrick Foster said: “We are all so
excited. These are not only some of the best players of the last
15 years but they now hold some of the best coaching roles
around the world.
"They bring a wealth of knowledge to help with our squash
programme and will be entertaining everyone each night with
their amazing skills. It’s great for squash in Bermuda.”
The Randall & Quilter Legends of Squash will be held entirely at
the BSRA, Devonshire with matches starting each night from 6pm.