The live draw for the elite classes at the inaugural CHA Luxembourg Open will take place on Saturday, 15th of February at 12:00CET.
Martina Meissl returns to host the Live Draw and will be joined in presenting duties by racketlon royalty, Mr. Graham King.
The live draw, as always, will take place on the Racketlon Facebook page.
Who is Competing at the CHA Luxembourg Open?
Racketlon is heading to Luxembourg for the first time in history and a lot of the big stars are in attendance.
In the Men’s Singles category, four of the top 10 are competing, including world No.1 Morten Jaksland. The Dane is joined by Dan Busby, Emanuel Schopf and Luka Penttinen. In total, there are 16 players competing in the Men’s A, including Oliver Buhler, Cornelius Radermacher, Christian Schaefer and four French players.
The Women’s Singles category also features four of the top 10. World No.4 Anna-Klara Ahlmer is the top seed and is joined by Kirsten Kaptein, Nicole Eisler and Margaux Randjbar. These four are joined by former top-10 players Stine Jacobsen and Liesselot De Bleeckere, for a high-quality field.
What is the CHA Luxembourg Open?
The CHA Luxembourg Open is the first time an international racketlon tournament has taken place in Luxembourg. It is taking place on February 22-23, 2020, at the Kockelscheuer Sports Center.
The venue has a rich history of racket sports. It annually hosts the WTA Luxembourg Open, which has been won by Grand Slam champions Venus Williams, Caroline Wozniacki and Victoria Azarenka within the last ten years.
Bordering France, Germany and Belgium, Luxembourg is a prime location for an international racketlon tournament. Surrounded by some of the biggest racketlon nations, this is a venue and a country that has a bright future in racketlon.
Tune in to the live draw from 12:00 CET on Saturday on the Racketlon Facebook page.
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Sam Barker / FIR Media Officer
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