The iconic Australian Open, squash's flagship tournament in Australia, will return to the PSA & WSA World Tour in 2015 for the first time since 2012 when Melbourne will play host to the event from August 3 - August 9.
Last staged in Canberra in 2012, the Australian Open is the most prestigious title on offer in the Australasian territory and returns courtesy of a three-year agreement reached between Squash Australia and Squash and Racquetball Victoria and will begin it's resumption on the World Tour as an International 25 tournament.
"We're very excited to be bringing the Australian Open back to the professional circuit and look forward to what we are sure will be a fantastic event in Melbourne," said Squash and Racquetball Victoria Executive Director, Fiona Young.
"The Australian Open is a tournament with huge prestige and history and we're delighted to be able to bring the title back to the tour in what will be an amazing week of squash in Australia. We hope to build on the tournament’s history throughout our three-year hosting of the competition."