Record number of teams at World Championships in Japan
The fourth event in the Euro-Africa Circuit, 4th Hasan II, Morocco Open starts today. After Belarus, Croatia and Sweden we moved to another Continent. In Africa will play 103 competitors. This time there will be no Asian representatives.
Europeans holds the top of the seeding. Belgium’s Jean-Michel SAIVE and Sweden’s Matilda EKHOLM are the top seeds in the respective Men’s and Women’s singles events.
In Rabat will also play Noshad ALAMIYAN of Iran, Ahmed SALEH and Omar ASSAR of Egypt, as well as seeded no. five and six Yannick VOSTES of Belgium and Michel MARTINEZ of France. The top places at the seeding in Women’s Singles Event are exclusively booked for European players. Matilda EKHOLM topping the list that goes on with Spain’s Sara RAMIREZ, Russia’s Polina MIKHAILOVA, another Spain’s representative Galia DVORAK and French girls LENNON Emmanuelle and Stephanie LOEUILLETTE. The list of Europeans stops there.
Total prize money is 15.000 Euros.
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Photo: Jean Michel SAIVE (Photo Roscher)