Zimbabwe To U.S. Junior Squash Open

Zimbabwe Junior Squash Association is sending ten players, nine boys and one girl, to compete in the U.S. Junior Squash Open taking place 19-22 December. Hosted by Yale University at sites in and around New Haven, Connecticut, the U.S. Junior Open is the largest international junior open tournament for squash in the world, only rivaling the British Junior Open.

Started in 1999, the tournament includes nationally selected players from top squash countries including Egypt, Canada, Mexico, England and hosts the United States. In 2014 Egypt won the girls side of the tournament with the United States winning the boys.

Team Zimbabwe spans the U13 to U19 boys categories with one U15 girls participant. ┬áThe Boys U15, U17 and U19 categories each have 128 athletes, with the Boys U13 and Girls U15 categories each having 90 participants. ┬áThe tournament will use four venues – Wesleyan University, Trinity College, Choate Rosemary Hall Prep School and Yale University to accommodate the over 700 squash players expected for the tournament.

Team Zimbabwe
Name Age Group Seeding
Callum Lawton Boys U19 65/96
Luke Mannion Boys U17 49/64
Harry Lawton Boys U15 49/64
Aeden Martin Boys U15 49/64
Kameran Jinnah Boys U13 49/64
Hannah Mannion Girls U15 33/48
Ryan Dean Boys U13 49/64
Ryan Landman Boys U15 97/128
Damian Shaw Boys U15 97/128