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Yorkshire law firm Rollits has agreed to become an event partner for the 2018 Allam British Open Squash Championships taking place at Airco Arena between 15 and 20 May.

The sport’s longest running tournament attracts the top male and female professional players from across the world to compete for the much sought-after British Open titles.

The prestigious World Series tournament will feature a host of world-class talent, including men’s World No 1 Mohamed ElShorbagy, defending champion Gregory Gaultier, women’s World No 1 Nour El Sherbini and World Champion Raneem El Welily.

The main event is being held on an all-glass court in Hull’s Indoor Sports Arena, and will be shown live on SQUASHTV (Rest of World) and Eurosport Player (Europe only), with the semi-finals and finals being shown live on broadcast channels across the globe, such as BT Sport, beIN Sports, Fox Sports Australia and Astro.

Ralph Gilbert, managing partner at Rollits, said: “We are excited to have the opportunity to work with PSA and England Squash again by becoming an event partner for the Allam British Open Squash Championships when it is staged in Hull for a sixth year in succession.”

“The firm is keen to be involved with many different initiatives within the community, and this is yet another fantastic opportunity to showcase Hull on the world’s stage following on from our success last year as the UK City of Culture.”

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