newssquash2 months ago

World individual Junior Squash Championship | Veer Chotrani advances into quarterfinals

India’s Veer Chotrani was the only positive for the Indian squash contingent as he advanced into the quarterfinals of the World Individual Junior Squash Championship in Kuala Lumpur on Thursday. All his compatriots had already bowed out of their respective events in the previous round.
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reportsquash2 months ago

Dutch Junior Open | Anahat Singh, Neel Joshi clinch titles

India’s Anahat Singh has bagged the girls’ under 13 trophy at the Dutch Junior Open squash tournament in Amsterdam on Sunday. Among the Indian boys, youngster Neel Joshi won the final in the under-17 category finale while Paarth Ambani finished runners-up in the under 15 competitions.
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reportsquash2 months ago

GSC All India Open Squash | Rohit Kadam beats Saurabh Kumar to qualify for quarter-finals

Maharashtra’s Rohit Kadam got the better of Saurabh Kumar from Uttar Pradesh in an exciting game to qualify for the men’s top eight at the GSC-All India Squash Open. Top seed Abhishek Pradhan, Aishwary Singh, Abhishek Agarwal, Anuj Unadkat and Mahul Kumar, have also qualified for the quarters.
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newssquash2 months ago

GSC All India Open Squash | Arun Sharma, Mehul Kumar seal pre quarter-final berth

After trailing 0-2, Arun Sharma fought back against Maharashtra statemate Tejas Sathare to register a 9-11, 9-11, 11-6, 11-3, 11-3 victory. Meanwhile, Mehul Kumar made his way to an identical win despite a challenge from Miheer Prakash for an 11-9, 4-11, 3-11, 11-3, 11-4 triumph.
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reportsquash3 months ago

Asian Junior Individual Squash Championship | Veer Chotrani wins U-19 boys’ title

India’s Veer Chotrani has won the under 19 boys’ title at the Asian Junior Individual Squash Championship in Macau today. Chotrani, who became the third Indian to win the trophy after Ravi Dixit and Vela Senthilkumar, got the better of compatriot Yash Fadte in the summit clash on Sunday.
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newssquash3 months ago

Veer Chotrani pulls off stunning upset to reach semi-final of Asian junior championship

Veer Chotrani pulled off a major upset over top seed Siow Yee Xian of Singapore over five games to enter the boys’ U-19 semi-final at the Asian junior squash championship. Seven Indians will feature in the last-four across age groups which means India will take home seven medals from the event.
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newssquash3 months ago

Cyrus Poncha named new Secretary-General of SRFI

Dronacharya awardee and former National Coach Cyrus Poncha has been appointed as the new Secretary-General of the Squash Rackets Federation of India. Mr Debendranath Sarangi was also reelected unopposed as President of the SRFI for a four-year term (2019-23).
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newssquash3 months ago

Senior National Squash Championship | Mahesh Mangaonkar, Joshna Chinappa get top seeds

Maharashtra’s Mahesh Mangaonkar and Tamil Nadu’s Joshna Chinappa have been given the top seeds in the men’s and women’s categories respectively at the 76th Senior National Squash Championship. The National Championship will be played from Thursday in Pune with some top players taking the court.
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newssquash4 months ago

Would be good to have a coach with us on pro tour, says Joshna Chinappa

India’s squash ace Joshna Chinappa has stated that the Indian contingent would be greatly aided if they get an experienced coach to travel with them on the pro tour and work with the juniors and seniors. She has also called for better infrastructure and TV time for the sport for it to flourish.
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newssquash4 months ago

Mahesh Mangaonkar enters final of Sekisui Open in Switzerland

Indian squash ace Mahesh Mangaonkar secured a spot in the final of the ongoing Sekisui Open in Switzerland after he defeated fourth seed Daniel Mekib of Czech Republic in the semis. Mangaonakar will meet third seed Spanish player Bernat Jaume in the final match of the tournament.
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