Nick Matthew & Laura Massaro to head stellar Dunlop British National Squash Championships line-up

Nick Matthew and Laura Massaro have been named as top seeds by England Squash for next month’s Dunlop British National Squash Championships to be staged at the National Squash Centre in Manchester from the 15th to 18th February.

Joining the defending champion and record nine-time champion Nick Matthew in the men’s draw in what is anticipated to be the last time he will compete in the event will be former champions James Willstrop and Daryl Selby. The men’s draw will also feature a wealth of British talent, including Welsh No.1 and British U23 Champion Joel Makin, Greg Lobban of Scotland and Englishmen Declan James, Chris Simpson and Ben Coleman.

Defending champion Laura Massaro tops an equally competitive women’s line-up which will include former champions Sarah-Jane Perry, Alison Waters and Jenny Duncalf, Welsh No.1 Tesni Evans and England’s
Emily Whitlock and Victoria Lust who are both ranked in the world’s top 20.

Dunlop British National Squash Championships Men's Main Draw:
[1] Nick Matthew
[2] James Willstrop
[3/4] Daryl Selby
[3/4] Declan James
[5/8] Greg Lobban
[5/8] Joel Makin
[5/8] Chris Simpson
[5/8] Ben Coleman

Dunlop British National Squash Championships Women's Main Draw:
[1] Laura Massaro
[2] Sarah-Jane Perry
[3/4] Tesni Evans
[3/4] Alison Waters
[5/8] Victoria Lust
[5/8] Fiona Moverley
[5/8] Millie Tomlinson
[5/8] Emily Whitlock

The full draw and schedule will be announced on Friday 2nd February.

Qualification will take place at the National Squash Centre on the 13th and 14th February with the main draw action commencing on the 15th February.

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