Men’s & Women’s Events: Nottingham Squash Rackets Club and University of Nottingham
Masters Events: Nottingham Squash Rackets Club
|Tue 11th||Qualifying, NSRC||12.00 – 21.00||doors open daily one hour before start of play|
|Wed 12th||Qualifying, NSRC||12.00 – 21.00|
|Thu 13th||Round One, UoN & NSRC||12.00 – 21.00|
|Fri 14th||Quarters I
|12.00 – 15.00
17.00 – 20.00
|Sat 15th||Semis I
|13.00 – 15.00
16.00 – 18.00
|Doors open 15.30 for Session II|
|Sun 16th||Finals||15.00 & 16.00|
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The AJ Bell British National Squash Championships is one of the most prestigious events on the British calendar and is one not to be missed as top professionals past and present from all around the British Isles battle for the coveted titles.
Held annually in February, the Championships have been running since the 1970s and attract more than 400 players across 19 categories, from the men’s and women’s main draws right up to the Over 80s. The tournament also hosts the National Deaf Squash Championships.
The Nationals in numbers
- There are 21 different draws – the main men’s and women’s draw and 19 Master categories.
- Nick Matthew holds the record for the most men’s National titles won – 10 in total.
- Cassie Jackman holds the record for the most women’s National titles won – 6 in total.
- Pat Kirton has won 17 National Masters titles.
- The 2017 tournament saw 13-year-old Sam Todd from Pontefract become the youngest ever player to feature at a Nationals, and at 81 Lance Kinder became the oldest.
- Since its inception in 1974, Yorkshire have produced the most Nationals champions with seven different winners across the men’s and women’s main draws.
- Nick Taylor has won 8 Nationals Masters titles.
- The tournament was held at Manchester’s National Squash Centre at Sportcity from 2003 to 2018.