Canary Wharf Squash Classic all set for an Emotional Return to East Wintergarden – 06.08.21

The Canary Wharf Squash Classic returns to the London sporting calendar in November with the game’s leading male squash stars in action at one of the most popular destinations on the PSA World Tour.

The event takes place at the stunning East Wintergarden venue from November 14-19th and tickets are on general release from today (Friday August 6th).

Once again, the action starts with eight first round matches on Super Sunday (November 14th) with six days of world-class squash culminating in the traditional Friday night final.

Tournament Director Tim Garner said: “It’s a wonderful feeling to announce that the competition is finally taking place after being postponed in March because of the pandemic.

“It’s a mixture of joy and relief to know that we can stage the event in front of an audience again because the atmosphere generated by the fans at the East Wintergarden is one of the key ingredients in the tournament’s ongoing success.

“This will be our 18th edition at Canary Wharf and for most of those years we have enjoyed sell-out crowds every day.

“We know how much the players and spectators enjoy the experience of competing and watching at the East Wintergarden.

“As organisers, we enjoy working with the staff at Canary Wharf Group and the East Wintergarden team to deliver a quality tournament, so it feels very special to be coming back as the world hopefully gets back to normal after such a challenging time.”

The 2020 Canary Wharf Classic was the last men’s event to take place before the coronavirus lockdown and fans were treated to an epic battle as Mohamed ElShorbagy beat fellow Egyptian Ali Farag in the final.

The two players met again in the recent PSA World Championship final in Chicago and this time it was Farag’s turn to triumph. 

The two players enjoy a compelling rivalry at the top of the world rankings and Garner is looking forward to their return to Docklands.

He said: “Something very special happened on that night of the 2020 final. Both players knew the enormity of the occasion and were determined to put on a match to remember in the final. We were all entering a period of uncertainty and that match gave everyone in the squash community something special to hang on to.

“Now we look forward to another very special occasion in November, and I am sure it will be an emotional return for all concerned.”

Action from the Canary Wharf Squash Classic will be shown live worldwide on SQUASHTV. The semi-finals and finals will also be shown live on the channels of contracted broadcast partners.

For more information on the Canary Wharf Squash Classic, please visit the official tournament website or follow the event on Twitter.

For further information, please contact:

Media Director, Alan Thatcher, 


Notes to Editors

About the Tournament

Title Sponsor: Available.
Host Sponsor: Canary Wharf Group plc


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Packages are available for Title Sponsor and Associate Sponsors.
Partner with London’s biggest and best tournament and enjoy the following benefits:

  • Worldwide Media Campaign
  • Live TV coverage including premium signage on the glass court and televised presentation ceremony
  • Company Days: Your staff and guests can enjoy the thrill of playing on the glass court with one of the world’s leading players
  • Corporate Hospitality: Treat your staff and guests to a fine dining experience with the best view of squash anywhere in the world.
  • Daytime networking opportunities at this fabulous, versatile venue in the heart of the Canary Wharf business community

Please contact Tim Garner:

Media Coverage:
The tournament is proud to partner with the PSA World Tour Media Team to deliver a comprehensive, branded media campaign 

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The Canary Wharf Squash Classic at the East Wintergarden is jointly promoted by Eventis Sports Marketing and Squash UK

Tournament Dates: November 14-19th, 2021
Venue: East Wintergarden, Bank Street, Canary Wharf, E14

Event website:

Tickets: Online:

Ticket Hotline: 0844 8472419

Corporate Hospitality: Full details from Tim Garner at Eventis Sports Marketing
Telephone: 07973 817468. Email:

The Canary Wharf Squash Classic is jointly promoted by Eventis Sports Marketing and Squash UK.

About Canary Wharf Group:

Canary Wharf Group (CWG) is the developer of the largest urban regeneration project in Europe. CWG develops, manages and currently owns interests in approximately 7.7 million square feet of office space, 0.9 million square feet of retail and over 1,000 Build to Rent apartments.

CWG is the largest sustainable developer in the UK with over 11 million square feet of sustainable certified buildings. CWG also excels operationally having purchased 100% electricity from renewable sources since 2012 and zero waste to landfill since 2009.

CWG has created a 24/7 city where people can live/work/play on the Canary Wharf estate and enjoy all the benefits: great transport links, access to green spaces and waterside living; and a wide range of amenities including an award-winning arts and events programme.

Canary Wharf’s retail offering comprises over 300 shops, including grocery stores, pharmacies, health clubs, bars and restaurants, all within 15 minutes’ walk.
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