PETALING JAYA: The players and officials of the CIMB Nicol David Kuala Lumpur Squash Championships were treated to a dinner at the Berjaya Times Square (BTS) in Kuala Lumpur, recently.
The dinner was hosted by BTS, the venue for the matches from the quarterfinals.
Among those present was defending champion Datuk Nicol David, who discarded her on-court competitive demeanour to mingle with her on-court rivals Jenny Duncalf, Laura Lengththorn Massaro (both from England), Samantha Teran (Mexico), Madeline Perry (Ireland), and Dipika Pallikal (India). Men's defending champion Karim Darwish (Eygpt) and Saurav Ghosal (India), as well as former five-time world champion Sarah Fitz-Gerald from Australia and her husband Cameron Dalley were also there.
The officials included Squash Racquets Association of Malaysia president Datuk Syed Mustaffa Syed Ali, his deputy Huang Ying How, general manager-cum-secretary general Christopher Brodie, organising committee deputy chairman Steven Kwan and tournament director, K. Sivanesan.