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Top Female Squash Players in City This Weekend

January 28, 2016 7:04 AM | Sports


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The best women squash players in the world are in Winnipeg this week.

The Winnipeg Winter Club Women’s Open is a Professional Squash Association event featuring 16 players.

The big draw for followers of the sport will be top seed #20 Emily Whitlock of England. The top five local players include Hannah Blatt, Melina Turk, Anika Alexander, Jordyn Lambert, and Manitoba’s top-ranked Alix Younger.

The tournament will also feature Canada’s #1 ranked U17 junior Hannah Blatt and wild card entry Melina Turk.

The main round begins tonight at 5:30 p.m., with the quarter final going Friday at the same time. Saturday semi finals begin at 1 p.m., with the finals on Sunday at 1 p.m.

Some matches will be live streamed on UStream.tv.

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