ISLAMABAD - The Pakistan Squash Federation (PSF) will send three top national squash players for Malaysia Open Squash Championship which will be held from July 21-26 in Kula Lumpur. Secretary PSF Shamas-ul-Haq told The Nation on Tuesday that Pakistan number one Aamir Atlas Khan would not take part in Malaysian Open because he would represent Pakistan in the World Junior Men's Squash Championship which will be played in Zurich, Switzerland from July 28 to August 8. Four Pakistani teenagers will compete in team event as well as in individual competitions. "Aamir Atlas Khan is the top seed player of the championship," he added. He said that in the absences of Aamir, Farhan Mehboob, Mansoor Zaman and Yasir Butt would fight for the top honour of the Malaysian Open international fixture. "World number 32 Farhan Mehbooband world number 33 Mansoor Zaman have occupied the berths in the main draw comprising 16 players and world number 40 Yasir Butt will have to cross the hurdles of the qualifying round," he said. He said that world number 9 Wheal-al-Hindi from Egypt would be top seed players of the international event showpiece. "Our boys recently jumped up in the international ranking and the Malaysian Open will be an opportunity for them to consolidate their position in the Professional Squash Association (PSA) ranking," he said. He also said that Farhan moved ahead from 36 to 32, Mansoor from 34 to 33 and Yasir from 45 to 40. Shamas further said: "We are hoping notable performance from our top national players abroad. Our juniors are also ready for World Junior Men's Squash Championship," he concluded.