Euro Teams head for Birmingham
Birmingham to host ETC 2019
Birmingham will welcome some of the world’s top squash players this spring as Edgbaston Priory Club hosts the European Team Championships (Division I & II).
The event takes place from 1st to 4th May and will see over 200 players, representing 22 nations, battle it out for the coveted titles in what promises to be an exciting foretaste of the world-class sport on offer at the Commonwealth Games, Birmingham in 2022.
Matches will be played at Edgbaston Priory Club’s world-standard courts and on a custom-built glass show court.
Robert Bray, Chief Executive of Edgbaston Priory Club, said:
“We are delighted to welcome players and spectators to our club for this prestigious international squash tournament which will be an exciting precursor to the Commonwealth Games in 2022.
“The all glass show court will give spectators the opportunity to get close to the action and watch the very best exponents of this fast-paced, thrilling sport.”
England & France favourites
England and France will again be the main contenders for the titles, with the pair having contested the last 11 men’s and 5 women’s finals.
France’s men will be looking for a fourth title in five years while the English women’s team will be aiming for a ninth straight title.
World class players taking part in the event include Germany’s World #5 Simon Rosner, France’s World #4 Camille Serme, and England’s World #6 Sarah-Jane Perry, World #7 Laura Massaro and World #15 James Willstrop.
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