7, May 2024
The Poona Club Squash Open and PSA Challenger Tour Men’s and Women’s Championship Set to Kick Off on May 8th

Pune, India – May 07, 2024 – The Poona Club Ltd is thrilled to announce the commencement of the highly anticipated The Poona Club Squash Open and PSA Challenger Tour Men’s and Women’s Championship, scheduled to take place from May 8th to May 12th at the prestigious Poona Club. The event will take place across ten squash courts located at five renowned venues in Pune – The Poona Club Squash Court, RSI Squash Court, The Westin Pune Koregaon Park, The Residency Club, and Ath Elite Sports Club.

Organized in collaboration with the Squash Rackets Federation of India (SRFI), this 4-star championship aims to promote and foster the growth of squash in India while providing a platform for both emerging talent and seasoned professionals to showcase their skills on the court. This year’s championship has witnessed a groundbreaking registration, with an impressive total of 700 participants from across the region.

Mr Sunil Handa, President of The Poona Club Ltd, expressed his excitement for the upcoming championship, stating, “The Poona Club Squash Open is a testament to our commitment to promoting diverse sporting opportunities for our members and the wider community. We are delighted to host this prestigious event and look forward to witnessing intense competition and camaraderie amongst players.”

Mr Gaurav Gadhoke, Vice President and Chairman said “Building on the success of previous sporting initiatives, the Squash Championship promises to deliver an electrifying display of athleticism and sportsmanship.” To encourage the participants and building on the sportsmanship spirit The Poona Club will be providing all the players with hampers including tournament t-shirts, water bottles etc.”

The championship will feature competitive categories for both men and women, with players vying for top honours and valuable ranking points on the Professional Squash Association (PSA) Challenger Tour. Spectators can expect thrilling matches as players battle it out for supremacy on the squash court. Squash enthusiasts all over the world can view all the matches live on the SRFI Youtube channel.

Mr Bhavook Tripathi, CEO & Founder of Brahm and the main sponsor for the event added, “Being a wellness brand, supporting a tournament like The Poona Club Squash Open and PSA Challenger Tour gives us an opportunity to showcase our commitment well-being & lifestyle.”

The event has also been generously supported by other brands such as Garware, Atur India and Elica India as well.

As a pioneer in offering a wide range of sporting leagues, including cricket, swimming, snooker, football, and racquet sports, The Poona Club continues to be a hub for sports enthusiasts seeking quality recreation and competitive opportunities.

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