A record number of 302 players (men and women) will participate at the Sri Lanka Open Squash Tournament, the first under the new executive committee, at the Tamil Union squash courts from June 13 to 20.

All leading players are expected to participate as this is a national ranking tournament. The boys and girls events will be under the age categories of under-9, 11, 13, 15, 17 and 19. The men’s categories will be Men open, over-35, Masters over-45 and Veterans over-50.

There will also be a women open event besides the girls age groupings. The new committee has included a novices event for boys and girls in the age group of under11 and 15 and a men’s novices event.

Mead Johnson Nutrition is the main sponsor of this tournament. (TBR)