30th Anniversary brings
world’s best players to town
Title sponsored by Cathay Pacific and Sun Hung Kai Financial
the “Hong Kong Squash Open 2015” as one of the world's most
prestigious sporting extravaganzas will be performed at Hong
Kong Football Club, Hong Kong Squash Centre and Hong Kong
Park Sports Centre from November 29 to December 06, 2015.
The top 30 players will return to this star- studded World
Series Event for a tempting winning purse of HK$1.9 million
competing in men’s and women’s categories in the world’s
most hustle and bustle city.
Presented by Hong Kong Squash, marking the 30 consecutive
years of the Hong Kong Open which is well known as one of
the most sensational and world-class events, would
demonstrate the best squash to delight the worldwide fans.
The qualifying rounds will be kicked off at Hong Kong
Football Club while the early stages of main draw will be
played at Hong Kong Squash Centre before moving to the
portable glass court erected at Hong Kong Park Sports Centre
for its semi-finals and finals.
Current world No 1 Mohamed Elshorbagy will top the draw to
defend his title, taking the challenge from the Englishman
Peter Barker in the first round. Nick Matthew, the 2013
Champion, and Gregory Gaultier, last year’s runner up are
the seed No.2 and No.3 respectively.
Max Lee, the Hong Kong leading player, enters the main draw
straight against the seed No.7 Omar Mossad. Another local
star, Leo Au via the wild card will encounter Gregory
Gaultier in the first round.
On the women’s side, since Egyptian Raneem El Welily became
the world No.1 in September, Malaysia’s Nicol David, the 9
time champion, becomes the second seed after dominating the
draw for the past eight years. Nicol will be face Liu Tsz
Ling, the wild card in the round one. HK's top woman player
Annie Au, the world No. 10, will face Emily Whitlock.
Tickets will be available at
Hong Kong Squash office from October 29.
Call 2523 2225
Free Admission for qualifying
For more details contact HK Squash on 2869 1592
2014 and earlier