Dutch Open Squash will take place again this year in
Rotterdam. The most prestigious squash championship on Dutch
soil will be staged from 16-21 November 2010 at Victoria
Squash, one of the most successful squash clubs in the
Last year was the first time that the high profile event was
played in Rotterdam, also known as the ‘City of Sports’ in
Holland, as a result of an extensive partnership that was
struck between promoter NextSquash and its tournament
partners Squash Bond Nederland and RotterdamTopsport to further enhance the profile of squash in
the harbour city.
In the same deal it was agreed that Rotterdam would also
World Open Squash 2011, the individual world
championship for both men and women, which was announced a
few months ago.
The Dutch Open Squash 2010 will see the return of the best
female players to the championship after a one year absence
due to the staging of the Forexx Women’s World Open Squash
2009 in the Netherlands.
As a result last year’s edition of the Dutch Open featured
only a PSA event, which was won by Englishman Daryl Selby,
the world number nine, who followed in the footsteps of his
compatriot Nick Matthew who won the Dutch Open the
Malaysia’s World Champion Nicol David is the reigning
title holder in the women’s event after beating Natalie
Grinham in the 2008 final.