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Finsbury Ladies' Squash Tournament - 23rd September 2012

By Retha Jacobs on 2013-01-09

Written by Retha Jacobs – Retha is a Level 2 squash coach and a personal trainer

We had a whopping 30 players in our first ladies’ squash tournament at Finsbury Leisure Centre, London. We had 3 divisions (Division 1 Middlesex League players, Division 2 lower club and university players and Division 3 - less experienced and beginners). The objective of the tournament was to give ladies an opportunity to play and meet other female players of similar standard.

The reception and prize-giving afterwards gave everybody more time for some socialising and relaxing after a full day of squash. Prizes included two squash rackets and a squash bag sponsored by Sweatband, a 12-month gym membership by Aquaterra, trophies for the winners and runners-up of each division as well as a trophy for the most gracious player (voted for by the players) sponsored by ESR and a couple of coaching sessions. There was also a raffle for a racket sponsored by Lester Cantem. Each player also received an ESR goody bag.

Trophies went to: Division 1 - Winner: Anoushka Wooller, Runner-up: Rosa Rius Division 2 – Winner: Alina EE, Runner-up : Jenny Sharpe Division 3 – Winner: Rebecca Jones, Runner-up : Ali Dale

Encouraged by the success of this tournament we will be looking at holding another one in Spring 2013.

Some of the players at the Ladies Squash Tournament at Finsbury Park

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