PATRICK brothers, Mandela and Nku, spearhead a list of over 30 players expected to compete from today in the first local squash tournament of the year.
The Trinidad and Tobago Squash Association’s Kyocera Graded Squash Tournament will continue tomorrow and conclude on Saturday at Cascadia Squash Club, St Ann’s.
Players have been placed in three categories, with Mandela, the Under-19 runner-up in the Caribbean Junior Championships in Trinidad last year, heavily favoured to win the A division title.
The field also contains Nku, Under-17 runner-up in “Caribbean Juniors”, Chad Salandy, who stunned Nku to win the age-group title in the National Junior Championships, Christian Edghill, top national Under-15 champ Jonathan Blanc, Darnell Gittins and lone female Angelique Jackson.
Marie-Claire Barcant and Alexandria Jackson, the top two under-15 females, respectively, in the country, are among the ten players in Division B, while the other 15 players are in Division C.
First serve today is 3.30 p.m.