The 2014 Champions haven't returned, but in their place are plenty of high quality players looking to grab the City of Perth WA Open squash title this weekend.
Rachael Grinham won her only Australian Open title back in 2005, so she's absolutely thrilled to have the event back on the Squash Australia calendar this year.
One week ago Taipei's James Huang knocked New Zealand's Evan Williams out of the NT Open. On Sunday, Williams got his revenge, while in the women's draw Hong Kong Liu Tsz-Ling beat local hope Sarah Cardwell for the title.
Two women's semi-finals of the highest order have set the scene for a compelling final at the South Australian Open in Adelaide. And the men's title will be heading offshore, with New Zealand's Williams and Hong Kong's Huang meeting in the final.
The semi-final line ups have been decided at the South Australian Open, and it's gone mostly to the seedings. Three Australian women have made the final four, but there's only one Australian man left standing.
While the top male players at the SA Open had a day off, the top seeded women got down to business with impressive performances.
Our New Zealand friends have already picked up four Australian titles in 2015, so it's no surprise they are also eying off the Australian Open in Melbourne in August. But while NZ women have a good record in this event, for the men it's not so good.
There are few more famous names in South Australian squash history than Cardwell. So it will be with a sense of history that Sarah Cardwell will take to the court this weekend for the SA Open, cheered on by famous mother, Vicki.
New Zealand's love affair with Australian squash tournaments continued in Darwin on the weekend, with Paul Coll and Amanda Landers-Murphy taking home the NT Open titles.
Earlier this year New Zealand's Paul Coll and Megan Craig won the men's and women's titles at the Australia Day Classic. On Sunday they, along with fellow New Zealander Amanda Landers-Murphy, will try to sweep the pool again, this time in the NT Open in Darwin.