2017 PSA Squash World Championship Tickets On
General Sale Today
Tickets for the 2017 AJ Bell PSA Men's and Women's Squash World
Championships will officially go on general sale at 9am today when
squash fans will have the opportunity to secure their place at the
most prestigious tournament on the squash calendar.
Taking place at the National Squash Centre in Manchester between
December 9 - 13, with the quarter-final action onwards taking place
at Manchester Central Convention Complex from December 14 - 17, the
PSA World Championships will bring the cream of the Men's and
Women's Tours together to compete for the sport's most sought after
title - in what promises to be one of the most competitive and
intense World Championships ever.
Following an exclusive pre-sale period Premium Back Wall seats for
both the semi-finals and finals have already sold out, meaning
squash fans have to act fast if they are to secure a place in the
crowd for the crucial knock-out rounds - with tickets for the
tournament priced from just £10 and available to purchase via
English duo Nick Matthew and Laura Massaro, the respective Men's and
Women's national number ones, say they are relishing the prospect of
competing in front of a home crowd with three-time World Champion
Matthew, who at 37 will be one of the eldest competitors in the
Men's draw, particularly excited to be returning to Manchester - the
scene of his last world title triumph in 2013.
"I'm thrilled that the World Championship is coming back to
Manchester in 2017 and to have the girls competing there this year
as well at the same time makes it complete - so it will be a great
spectacle for the sport," said Matthew.
"Winning the title in Manchester in 2013, in front of one of the
best crowds and atmospheres I have ever experienced, is one of the
most special moments of my career and I'm really excited to be
returning. Its' testament to the work of Manchester Council, England
Squash and the other partners likes AJ Bell that the tournament is
coming back to Manchester.
"It will be the last World Championships I get to play in my own
country - and maybe the last of my career full stop - so I'll be
doing everything I can to try and end it on a high."
Meanwhile Massaro, who won the 2013 Women's World Championship, will
be hoping to build on her success in front of a home crowd at the
Allam British Open in Hull earlier this year and lift the coveted
title for a second time.
"It's huge for England Squash to have this prestigious event in the
UK and I'm really really excited to compete and hopefully be part of
a real showcase for how great squash is," said Massaro.
"It's a massive opportunity for all of the players. The World
Championship happens only once a year, but a home worlds comes once,
if you're lucky twice, a career. So for me it's a huge incentive and
for the next generation of British players it's a great opportunity
to get test themselves against the very best in the world and
hopefully take that step towards competing at that next level as
"And knowing we'll have a home crowd, which has inspired me to
victories at the British Open before and provided that extra
motivation needed in tough matches, behind us is such an extra
boost. The sport's in the midst of one of the most competitive eras
ever and that crowd support could be crucial for the British
The 2017 AJ Bell PSA Men's and Women's World Championships will take
place at the National Squash Centre, Manchester and Manchester
Central between December 9 - 17, 2017.