The Nantes Squash Sautron Association is organizing from September 4th to 10th 2017 a PSA international tournament (Professional Squash Association).
This Professional Squash Association gathers tournaments worldwide. They welcome the squash elite such as Gregory Gaultier (FRA - No. 1), Karim Abdel Gawad (EGY - No.2), Mohamed El Shorbagy (EGY - No.3), Grégoire Marche (FRA - No. 25) and Mathieu Castagnet (FRA - No. 26).
The men's competition in Nantes will be a M25 category PSA, for a total prize money of $ 25 000.
This competition will welcome players ranked between the 10th and the 80th place worldwide from the 5 continents. It will be the most important event of the year in France and the 7th in Europe. Standing at the beginning of the sports season, the Open International de Squash de Nantes becomes an essential step of the professional circuit.
With a qualification phase at La Maison du Squash in Sautron on September 4th and 5th and a main draw on the glass court at the Naves from September 6th to 10th, the competition will bring together a total of 28 players: 27 international-quality matches will be played.
M25 - 2nd edition Open international de Squash | Nantes ##16 / La Cité from 5 to 11 September 2016 :
[4*] Grégoire Marche (FRA) - [2*] Chris Simpson (ENG) : 11-6, 8-11, 11-6, 11-2 (76m).
M10 – 1st edition Open international de Squash | Nantes ##15 / Le Lieu Unique from 31 August to 6 September 2015 :
[1*] Grégoire Marche (FRA) - [3*] Henrik Mustonen (FIN) : 11-8, 11-2, 11-9 (42m).
All matches in the main draw will be arbitrated by international WSF referees. This tournament will have the label of the WSF (World Squash Federation). The refereeing system with a central referee and a video referee will be effective on the glass court to ensure the smooth running of the matches throughout the week.