2003 Masters Champions

Here's the Masters Presentations from 2003 ! The only player to feature here and in the 2017 lineup is Pat Kirton, and to the left of him is Liz Brown, who won 12 Masters titles from 1994 to 2006.

2018-02-07T14:10:25+00:00February 5th, 2018|

Phil Ayton

Phil Ayton was the second winner of the men's title, in 1975, returned in 1998 to claim the O50 title, the first of 8 Masters wins, and is the reigning O70 champion. Men's:  1975 O50:  1998 O55:  2003, 04 O60:  2007, 08, 09 O65:  2012 O70:  2017

2018-02-07T14:12:56+00:00February 4th, 2018|

Nick Taylor

Manchester's own Nick Taylor twice reached the Men's final, in 1995 and 2001, and has gone on to win seven Masters titles since 2010, last year adding the O45 title to his World Masters crown. Having recently taken up a new position in Boston, USA after several years in Jersey, Nick will be missing at [...]

2018-02-07T14:16:31+00:00February 4th, 2018|

[3/4] Tesni Evans

Welsh number one Tesni Evans is a newcomer to the later stages of the Nationals. After Round One defeats in 2011, '12 and '13 she returned in 2016 to reach the semis, and last year lost out to Alison Waters in the quarters. Age: 25   Country: Wales   Club: ___  Height: 5' 3"   Plays: Right, Karakal

2018-02-07T14:19:19+00:00February 4th, 2018|

[3/4] Alison Waters

Alison Waters is a four-time National Champion, competing since 2001 and bursting onto the scene with a unexpected run to the final in 2005. Since then she has reached the semi-finals or better every time - 12 times, with only an injury-hit 2011 missing - and was the champion in 2008, 2010, 2013 and 2014. [...]

2018-02-07T14:19:48+00:00February 4th, 2018|

[2] Sarah-Jane Perry

Sarah-Jane Perry made her mark on the Nationals with a spectacular run to the title in 2015 which saw her win three successive five-setters, beating Fiona Moverley in the quarters, defending champion Alison Waters in the semis, and top seed Laura Massaro in the final. 2018 will be her 8th Nationals, where she is seeded [...]

2018-02-07T14:20:16+00:00February 4th, 2018|

[3/4] Declan James

Declan James will be competing in his eight consecutive Nationals this year in Manchester. The Nottingham man has been making solid progress, and reached last year's semi-finals where he lost out to Nick Matthew. Age: 24  County:  Nottinghamshire  Club: NSRC  Height:  6' 5"   Plays:  Right, Dunlop

2018-02-07T14:20:40+00:00February 4th, 2018|

[3/4] Daryl Selby

Daryl Selby has contested every Nationals from 2001 to 2016, missing last year through injury. He was a slow starter, not reaching the quarter-finals until 2008, but reached that stage or better every year after that. Daryl's moment of glory came as he beat Nick Matthew - then the World Champion and World No. One [...]

2018-02-07T14:06:35+00:00February 4th, 2018|

Pat Kirton

Pat Kirton has won a record SEVENTEEN Masters National titles, starting with the O45 title in 1982, and in 2017 became the first ever O80 Champion - after claiming four consecutive O75 titles! O45:  1982 O55:  1992, 93, 94 O60:  2000 O65:  2002, 03, 05, 06 O70:  2008, 09, 10 O75:  2013, 14, 15, 16 [...]

2018-02-08T10:33:34+00:00February 4th, 2018|

[1] Laura Massaro

Laura Massaro is one of the most successful Nationals competitors, having reached the semi-finals (or better) for the last 11 years in a row. Competing since 2001, it wasn't until 2011 that she claimed her first title - in her third final appearance. Laura went on to retain the title in 2012, and after two [...]

2018-02-07T14:26:39+00:00February 4th, 2018|