After defeating Noah Browne in their AXIS Challenge match at the Bermuda Squash Racquets Association Club on Saturday June 25th, Micah Franklin will soon take to the Barbados Squash Club, Bridgetown, Barbados to compete in the $5,000 Men's BTMI Barbados Open 2016.
With this tournament Barbados Local squash is about to make its professional debut. For the first time in the history of the sport, Barbados will host a tournament sanctioned by the PSA when the 2016 BTMI Barbados Squash Open serves off.
The tournament, which will be managed by the Barbados Squash Association (BSA) and its Organizing Committee, has attracted professional players from eleven countries including Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands, Cayman, England, Guatemala, Guyana, Jamaica, Malaysia, Mexico, the USA and St. Vincent and the Grenadines, as well as several players from host country,
The top eight seeds for the tournament are #1 Joe Chapman (BVI), #2 Cameron Stafford (Cayman Islands), #3 Joe Green (United Kingdom), #4 Micah Franklin (Bermuda), #5 Lewis Doughty (United Kingdom), #6 Antonio De La Torre (Guatemala), #7 Julian Morrison (Jamaica) and #8 Fernando Magdaleno (Mexico).