England Squash Masters – British Open 2023

3 former Kegworth Squash club players were in the news – culminating in the finals on Sunday 11 June 2023 at the Colets Club in Thames Ditton. Peter Marshall, whose father built the Kegworth Squash again excelled to win the Mens Over 40’s Event – comfortably – despite now being over 50 – Amazing

Simon Spencer another great player from the Kegworth club was seeded 3/4 but unfortunately lost in the quarter finals in the MO55

Webmaster Adrian Wright – did not play in the event due to recent health problems but was given a lifetime achievement award.

The full results and reports are on the EnglandSquashMasters.co.uk website

The chairman’s announcement of the lifetime achievment award

Lifetime Achievement Award – Adrian Wright
For the first time in its 20-year history ESM made a special award.
Adrian Wright of Yorkshire was given a Lifetime Achievement Award for his superb playing career which he retired from recently. Adrian has been a top Masters player and the most successful male player we have had.
He has won 4 World Masters titles, 6 British Opens, 10 National Championships and a record 37 Regional Opens. Known as ‘the Silver Fox’ he has been a great supporter of England Squash Masters both on and off the court and started the early ESM website. He had a great eye for the ball and hit with great pace from sometimes hopeless positions. A fierce but fair competitor he often won against the odds with a flurry of winning shots.
We wish him a happy retirement from Squash and hope to see him visit us at events when he can.

Stuart Hardy


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