Fantasy British Open : THE DRAWS ARE OUT

Fantasy British Open 2020 – the Draws are out

The iconic British Open is the second – and hopefully last – PSA Platinum event to be sidelined by the Coronavirus crisis, so we’re making the Fantasy British Open one to remember, with the great champions from the past included in the draw!

Men’s and Women’s draws will both comprise 32 players, with the top 16 seeds being the last 16 British Open Champions.

Our pick of the first round matches :

    • Ali Farag v Jahangir Khan
    • Jonah Barrington v James Willstrop
    • Heather McKay v Tesni Evans
    • Amanda Sobhy v Sarah-Fitz-Gerald

Schedule :
21st : Entry List, 23rd : the DRAWS
25th : Men R1 (16), 26th : Women R1 (16), 27th : Men R2 (8), 28th : Women R2 (8) ,
29th : Quarters (8) , 30th : Semis (4) , 31st : Finals (2)

Preview : Enter the Champions

The iconic British Open is the second – and hopefully last – PSA Platinum event to be sidelined by the Coronavirus crisis, so we’re making the Fantasy British Open one to remember, with the great champions from the past included in the draw!

Men’s and Women’s draws will both comprise 32 players, with the top 16 seeds being the last 16 British Open Champions.

Nicol & Nick, 8 titles

For the men that means that current World #1 Mohamed ElShorbagy is top seed, with multiple champions Nick Matthew, Gregory Gaultier, David Palmer, Jansher and Jahangir Khan, Geoff Hunt and Jonah Barrington all included in the seeds.

The remaining places in the draw are allocated based on the current world rankings, with Egyptians Ali Farag, Tarek Momen and Karim Abdel Gawad included in this group, with World #17 Zahed Salem taking the last by-right place.

Rachael & David, 8 titles

The two wildcard places have been awarded to England’s three-time runner up James Willstrop, and Pakistani legend Hashim Khan, whose seven wins were just too early to make the seedings.

The women’s seeds are headed by current champion Nouran Gohar, with multiple winners Nicol David, Rachael Grinham, Michelle Martin, Susan Devoy, Vicki Cardwell and Heather McKay amongst the seeds.

World #1 Raneem El Welily heads the list of 17-32 places, with Sarah-Jane Perry, Tesni Evans and Alison Waters boosting British interest.

The two wildcard spots have been allocated to two English players, 2008 runner-up and British Open MC Jenny Duncalf and ten-time winner Janet Morgan.

Heather & Hashim, 26 titles

The draws are now avaiulable, with the tournament taking place from 25th to 31st. On each day you’ll be able to cast your votes for the results of each match, with the Fantasy British Open champions crowned as May comes to a close.

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