British Hopefuls To Contest 2013 AJ Bell World Squash Championship Wild Card Play-Off Competition

British Hopefuls To Contest 2013 AJ Bell World Squash Championship Wild Card Play-Off Competition
British Under 23 champion Ben Coleman is among eight hopefuls chasing a starting spot in the 2013 AJ Bell World Squash Championship.
 
A semi-finalist in this year's PSA Gibraltar Open and quarter-finalist in the Las Vegas Open, Coleman is top seed in a two-day, wild card event starting at the National Squash Centre, Manchester today  (Tuesday).
 
The winner of tomorrow's final will receive a place in the last 64 main draw for the AJ Bell World Squash Championship taking place on September 5.
 
Ramy Ashour defends the world title he won in Doha last December and bidding for a third title after his success in Manchester in 2008.
 
The 2013 AJ Bell World Squash Championship takes place from October 26 to November 3 and forms part of UK Sport’s Gold Events series. Tickets are now available from Ticketmaster by ringing 0844 847 2508 or visiting www.AJBellworldsquashchamps.co.uk
 

Chelmsford based Coleman, who starts his campaign against 17-year-old Lyell Fuller from Exeter, is seeded to meet Declan James, 2012 National and European Under 19 champion in the final.
James, 20, opens up against Bradley Smith from Chorley and is full of confidence after last month's victory over Chris Fuller in the PSA Mantis Open final, in his home town of Nottingham.
 
Yorkshire hope James Earles from Hull, a former British Under 19 champion, tackles Ashley Davies of Chesterfield while Gloucestershire born, Tom Ford, seeded 3/4, completes the draw against London teenager Richie Fallows.
 
The runner-up plus third and fourth place play-off winner will be granted places in the qualifying tournament for the 2013 AJ Bell World Squash Championship.
 
Draw
TUESDAY - Round One: Ben Coleman v Lyell Fuller (14.15pm)
James Earles v Ashley Davies (14.15pm)
Richie Fallows v Tom Ford (15.15pm)
Bradley Smith v Declan James (15.15pm)
 
WEDNESDAY - Semi-finals (11am)
 
Final: 16.00pm.
 
Updates from the wild card event will be available by visiting www.AJBellworldsquashchamps.co.uk

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