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Suffolk squash star Lucy Turmel set to play at Ipswich Silver Junior Open tournament

PUBLISHED: 13:23 01 February 2018 | UPDATED: 13:23 01 February 2018

Ipswich squash star Lucy Turmel is one of the best young players in the country. Photo: CONTRIBUTED

Ipswich squash star Lucy Turmel is one of the best young players in the country. Photo: CONTRIBUTED

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Many of the country’s top squash players are set to take in the Ipswich Silver Junior Open tournament, which starts tomorrow at Ipswich Sports Club.

Lucy Turmel in action. Picture: CONTRIBUTED Lucy Turmel in action. Picture: CONTRIBUTED

Local interest will focus on Lucy Turmel, a member of the sports club, who is the top seed in the Girls Under 19 event. She recently won the British Under 23 Championship and continues to go from strength to strength.

The England squash-sanctioned event has attracted more than 250 entries.

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Alistair Livingstone, director of squash and racketball, and organiser of the event, said: “In order to play for England, a player needs to compete regularly in events such as this, so we’re delighted to be welcoming a huge number of squash stars of the future to Suffolk.

“There will be nearly 500 matches played over the course of two-and-a-half days.”

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