The Gatineau PSA Challenger begins on Wednesday at Sportheque in Gatineau, with the homeally-restricted Challenger 5 diploma males’s touridentifynt working by way of to Sunday 7 November.
As a Outcome of of home entry restrictions, solely these presently based mostly in Canada have been permitted to enter the touridentifynt, with World No.69 David Bailhugeon As a Outcome of the very biggest seed for the event.
Shawn DeLierre Can be the No.2 seed, with Nick Sachvie and Cameron Seth As a Outcome of the completely different members of The very biggest 4 seeds, the placeas all eight seeds Inside the draw hail from Canada.
There Shall be 5 non-Canadians Inside the draw, with an Egyptian trio of Mahmoud Abo Iail, Abdul Rahman Elnady and Asser Ibrahim joined by Bermuda’s Taylor Carrick and Japan’s Jason Sano Herring.
Bailhugeon Can be The very biggest seed for the touridentifynt, and he believes that his recreation is presently in An excellent place going into the event.
“I really feel actually good about my recreation In the meantime, I’ve been persistently making it to later levels of touridentifynts recently And that i hope to do precisely that in Gatineau,” the Canadian No.1 said.
“I really feel like my recreation progressed Tons Through the pandemic which is motivating. I hope to make it into The huger touridentifynts quickly and Be In a place To look at myself as quickly as extrast The huge boys.”
Final month, Bailhugeon claimed the Oxford Properties Canadian Senior Championship title, and in doing so, turned his nation’s Nationwide Champion for The primary time in his profession.
“Being Nationwide Champion was On A daily basis a objective I had in sight. So many good recreationrs are on that trophy, to have my identify aside from guys like Jonathon Power and Graham Ryding does make me proud,” he said.
“I typically play properly at house, I can typically events discover The further increase of energy needed Inside The gang. I’m constructive the Gatineau crowd Shall be cheering for me And that i’m thrilled about that.”
The victory helped him transfer up Contained in the very biggest 70 On the earth Rankings, and He is aiming To primarytain shifting, regardless of understanding there May even be presconstructive on him As a Outcome of the very biggest seed this week.
“Sure being prime seed provides a Little bit of presconstructive, you’re the one everyone is making an try to take down, However the presconstructive was hugeger last week at Nationwides being The primary seed there furtherly, however I constructively Want to confirm my win of last week by worthwhile as quickly as extra in Gatineau!”
“I really feel like I’ll need To reinforce my brief recreation and my deception to make it into The very biggest 50.”
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