World’s best squash players in Toronto for 2011 Ludwig Financial Recruitment Cambridge Cup
TORONTO: Four players ranked in the world’s top 10 are confirmed for the $45,000 Ludwig Financial Recruitment Cambridge Cup men’s invitation tournament set for January 31 to February 2 in Toronto.
Canadian number one Shahier Razik of Toronto, ranked 23rd internationally, will be Canada’s entry in the eight-man field.
Joining Razik is current world number-two Ramy Ashour of Egypt, four-time world champion Amr Shabana, also of Egypt, world number-four James Wilstrop of England, 2005 world champion Thierry Lincou of France as well as top-20 Egyptians Wael El-Hindi and Hisham Ashour and their compatriot Mohamed Abbas.
“This is the biggest squash tournament in Toronto in the last three years,” said Razik. “This year’s tournament is looking to be bigger and better. We are building on the huge success of last year’s sold-out event and have doubled the field.
” Thanks to all the clubs, pros, and sponsors that came on board this year. We will keep working towards a full scale Toronto event in future.”
Eleven matches are scheduled for six venues in the city of Toronto and area: the Toronto Athletic Club, Adelaide Club, Cricket Club, Toronto Lawn and Tennis Club, Mayfair Parkway, and the Barrie Athletic Club.
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