The GAC Group 2014 ITTF World Tour Spanish Open begins tomorrow (Wed, April 2nd) with five English players hoping to deliver success on the European stage ahead of the looming selection for the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Both Joanna and Paul Drinkhall will make the trip to Almeria and they will be joined by compatriot trio Darius Knight, Kelly Sibley and Hannah Hicks.

The ETTA will be providing full coverage of the event on Twitter where you can find the latest English draws, updates and results. There will also be a live stream at the event provided by itTV with three matches already set to show English players in action (listed below).

Live stream:
Kelly Sibley vs Lin Chia-Chih Weds 2nd @ 15:15
Hannah Hicks vs Offiong Edem Thurs 3rd @ 10:30
Paul Drinkhall/Darius Knight vs Alejandro Calvo/Carlos Franco @ 15:15

GAC Group 2014 ITTF World Tour Spanish Open, Almeria (April 2-6, 2014)
Men’s Singles:
Qualifying groups:
Group 23:
Darius Knight
Mikkel Hindersson (DEN) Thurs 14:30
Miguel Chamorro (ESP) Wed 18:15

*Paul Drinkhall seeded into main draw

Women’s Singles:
Qualifying Groups:
Group 4:
Joanna Drinkhall
Marija Galonja (SRB) Wed 15:15
Paula Bueno (ESP) Wed 10:30
Group 7:
Yulia Prokhorova (RUS) Wed 10:30
Offiong Edem (NGR) Thurs 10:30 – table 1
Hannah Hicks
Group 9:
Kelly Sibley
Lin Chia-Chih (TPE) Wed 15:15 – table 2
Sannamari Bolenius (SWE) Wed 10:30

Men’s Doubles:
Paul Drinkhall/Darius Knight v Alejando Calvo/Carlos Franco (ESP) Thurs 15:15 – table 1

Women’s Doubles:
Joanna Drinkhall/Kelly Sibley v Marija Galonja (SRB)/Iulia Necula (ROU) Thurs 15:15

by Russell Moore (April 1, 2014)