KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 15 (Bernama) -- Malaysian squash queen Datuk Nicol David is eyeing her ninth CIMB Malaysian Open Championship title at NU Sentral retail mall here next week.
The Glasgow Commonwealth Games gold medallist is expecting to defend the title that she won last year while world number two Laura Massaro of England is expected to mount a serious campaign.
Top seed Nicol and Laura will both begin their campaigns against qualifiers on Thursday.
The qualifying round of the championship starts on Monday at the National Squash Centre in Bukit Jalil near here.
For the record, Nicol has won the title for seven consecutive times between 2005 and 2011 as well as last year.....