Necker Pro Squash Open 2018

21st May to 2nd June 2018 – Bagatelle Mall, Mauritius

Necker-Pro-Squash-Open-2018

Players

Men

Gregory Gaultier
Simon Roesner
Karim Abdel Gawad
Nick Mathews
Saurav Ghosal
Nicolas Mueller
Mathieu Castagnet
Gregoire Marche
Raphael Kandra
Thierry Lincou
Christo Potgieter
Sebastien Bonmalais
Billy Patton
Xavier Koening

Women

Amanda Sobhy
Milnay Louw
Elani Landman
Lume Landman
Sina Wall
Laura Pomportes
Vanessa Florens
Kara Lincou
Richa Beenessreesingh

Winners Men

1st – Simon Roesner
2nd – Gregory Gaultier
3rd – Mathieu Castagnet

Winners Women

1st – Amanda Sobhy
2nd – Milnay Louw
3rd – Elani Landman

Satellite Events

Solidarity Walk

For the second edition of the Necker Pro Squash Open, the event supported the NGO Carpe Diem Art Therapy by once again including in its program the participation of the international squash players in the solidarity march of the NGO held on Sunday, 27 May 2018 at Yemen.
This solidarity march was once more intended to welcome a maximum of walkers in order to collect funds for the association which will help them finance part of their projects.

Synergy Activation

Nick Mathew and Amanda Sobhy performed a physical training session with Synergy Gym goers. Nick and Amanda demonstrated their physical fitness routine and also shared their eating habits.

JIOI inspirational talk – Push your limits conference at MCB

The inspirational coach, Mathieu Benoit, presented a mental preparation presentation to the medical staff as well as to the sports coaches who will be accompanying the athletes who will participate in the Jeux des Iles.
Mathieu Benoit and his team covered subjects such as how to mentally prepare yourself for difficult times as well as psychological challenges and shared the mental preparation which they undergo within their professional life.

School Awareness

The Necker Pro Squash Open, in collaboration with Vanessa Florens -one of the best Mauritian squash players and manager/coach of the Florens Squash Academy- organised satellite events bringing Squash to Mauritian Schools. Several schools around the island were approached with the purpose of creating awareness for children and parents of the health benefits of squash.

Schools visited in 2018
Paul & Virginie, Tamarin
Alexandra House School, Floreal
Ecole du Nord, Mapou
Telfair, Tamarin