FIR sanctioned racketlon returns to the USA in April with the second annual Massachusetts Racket Masters. Once again, the tournament will be housed at the excellent facilities provided by Smith College in Northampton, MA. WIth 5 squash courts, 3 badminton courts and 3 indoor tennis courts reserved, there will be no need for any waiting around! Both the mens and womens elite brackets have attracted some strong entries including the top two Canadian Men, Jeremy Easterbrook and Patrick Laplante (credit:AS), as well as British number 2 Dan Busby. On the women’s side, we have two world top ten ranked seniors, Katrin Maldre and Carola Von Heimburg, as well as local squash specialist, and former national collegiate champion, Mary Hulbert. There’s still plenty of space in all draws and just 6 weeks left to enter. Prize money of between $300 and $500 will be awarded to the finalists of the elite draws. Enter now on fir.tournamentsoftware.com
Northampton is a vibrant college town with a rich array of independent stores, restaurants and a thriving music scene. A players dinner is planned for the Saturday evening in a downtown Northampton restaurant. Northampton is only 2 hours west of Boston, with easy access from both Bradley International (Just 30 minutes south of Northampton) and Logan International airports. Northampton has a number of hotels as well as an excellent selection of airbnb offerings.
Sponsorship is being provided by Oliver USA and Ping Pong Depot.
Any questions can be sent to tournament director, Andy Stenson: firstname.lastname@example.org