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KUALA LUMPUR, 13 Dis (Bernama) -- Ratu skuasy negara dan pemain nombor satu

dunia Datuk Nicol David menjadi pilihan utama Kejohanan Terbuka Wanita Dunia

yang dijadual bermula lewat hari ini dengan pusingan kelayakan di Kepulauan

Cayman.

Empat hari pertama kejohanan tahunan itu akan berlangsung di South Sound

Club sebelum berpindah ke gelanggang kaca di Festival Green, Teluk Camana,

demikian menurut laman sesawang kejohanan www.worldopensquash.com.

Nicol yang enam kali bergelar juara dunia iaitu di Hong Kong (2005), Ireland

Utara (2006), England (2008), Mesir (2010) dan dua kali di Belanda (2009 dan

2011), juga menjuarai Terbuka Kepulauan Cayman sebanyak tiga kali - 2009, 2010

dan 2011.

Pada perlawanan pertama Ahad ini, beliau diundi bertemu pemain di ranking

ke-20 dunia Omneya Abdel Kawy dari Mesir yang merupakan naib juara Terbuka Dunia

2010.

Anak jati Pulau Pinang berusia 29 tahun itu dijangka bertemu sama ada

pilihan kesembilan Annie Au dari Hong Kong atau pemain Denmark Line Hansen jika

mara ke pusingan kedua.

-- LAGI

SUKAN-SKUASY (TERBUKA DUNIA) 2 (AKHIR) KUALA LUMPUR

Sementara itu, seorang lagi pemain negara yang berkedudukan ketujuh dunia,

Low Wee Wern akan bertemu pemain bukan pilihan dari England Sarah Kippax pada

pusingan pertama.

Pemenang dijangka bertemu sama ada pilihan ke-12 dari Australia Kasey Brown

atau pemain nombor tiga dunia Laura Massaro dari England pada pusingan suku

akhir.

Malaysia memulakan kempen pada kejohanan ini dengan pemain nombor tiga

negara Delia Arnold menentang sama ada Tesni Evans dari Wales atau pemain Mexico

Ivonne Diaz pada pusingan kelayakan.

-- BERNAMA

MCYS ERE KHY NM

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