The game involves players host Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Japan, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Australia, Colombia, Iran, Papua New Guinea and New Zealand.
What’s more, this year the tournament also attracted participants from China and Myanmar.
Acting President of the Squash Rackets Association of Selangor (Kraft), Steven Kwan said in a statement, the tournament will be held in two separate venues in the capital of the Squash Complex in Jalan Duta and the National Squash Centre in Bukit Jalil.
“This tournament has become the biggest event in Asia since 2013 and for the second year in a row we have attracted more than 650 players. This is a very encouraging figure for the sport, “said Steven.
Meanwhile, Group Chief Executive Officer REDtone International Berhad, Lau Bik Soon said she was happy that Kraft once again entrusting it to share the same stage of the tournament for the fifth time in a row.
“We’re really happy to see growth not only in terms of size of investment, but also from the aspect of improving the position and popularity of the sport around the world. This is good news for squash and fans, “he said.
Source : Internet