MANILA, Philippines — With the backing of a private organization, the Philippine Squash Academy is eyeing to perform better in the international scene.
Speaking at the weekly Philippine Sports Association Forum at the Golden Phoenix Hotel in Pasay on Tuesday, Philippine Squash president Bob Bachmann said Nissan will back their competitions this year.
The four-leg Nissan Open Squash Championship will open on March 3 at the Makati Sports Club.
The first leg will have Closed Satellite categories for men’s and will feature players from Colombia, Singapore and Thailand among others.
Professional players will play in the second leg on May 16 to 21 at the Manila Polo Club.
Amateur players will play on the third leg from May 18 to 21 at the same venue.
The final leg is slated from September 22 to 24 at the Palms Country Club.
The tournament is sanctioned by the World Squash Federation and will stake ranking points…