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The Cedrus Investments Cayman
Islands Squash Open has started and world class action continues all week until
the finals in Camana Bay on Saturday.

The first matches were played on
Sunday at the South Sound Squash Club before moving to the glass court in
Camana Bay on Wednesday. The Cayman Financial Review is one of the main
sponsors. 

All tickets for squash club matches
for the Cedrus Cayman Open are on sale at the club and can be bought at the bar
for cash or with a cheque. Welly’s are selling food a jerk barbeque at the
club. General admission ranges from $10 to $50.

There is a busy schedule with six
matches starting at 12:30 and six matches starting at 4:30. 

The 2010 World No.1 Ramy Ashour
from Egypt played Sunday night against Cayman’s Myron Blair. The women’s
matches included players ranked as high as No.16 in the world. Women’s world
No.1 Nicol David is here hoping to stay unbeaten for her third Cayman Open.

Tournament director Dan Kneipp
said: “All of the profits of the 2011 Cedrus Investments Cayman Islands Squash
Open go to the junior squash programme for the Cayman Islands National Squash
Association. Over $32,000 worth of squash equipment will be donated to the
programme.”

During the tournament over 300
juniors from 12 schools will get free workshops with the visiting pros and be
able to train on the glass court at Camana Bay, with profits from the tournament
raffle helping fund the national junior team attending this year’s Caribbean
Junior Championships in Guyana. 

The event details are available at www.squashsite.co.uk/cayman

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