World Junior Squash Championship | Abhay Singh bows out in the quarterfinals

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World Junior Squash Championship | Abhay Singh bows out in the quarterfinals

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07/22/2017

Abhay Singh's campaign at the World Junior Squash Championship ended when he was defeated by 3/4 seeded Egypt's Marwan Tarek in four games, 8-11, 11-4, 11-6, 11-6. With Abhay's exit, India's representation at the competition ended as Adhiya Raghavan had already bowed out in the fourth round.

India's top junior Abhay Singh's fighting stay in the individual competitions phase of the WSF-World junior squash championship ended here on Saturday at the quarterfinal stage.

The 5/8 seeded Abhay was beaten by Egyptian Marwan Tarek, the 3/4 seed in four games, 8-11, 11-4, 11-6, 11-6. Tarek had earlier beaten another Indian Yash Fadte in the third round.

Abhay will now play for a place in the 5-8 placings matches. The interest for India now in the Championship is the girls' team event which commences on July 25. Concurrently a separate International boys's Test series involving India, Australia, Malaysia, South Africa and New Zealand is also to be held at the same venue.

The young Indian put on a splendid show in the fourth round of the tournament when he clawed back into the game to defeat 9/16 seeded Mohamed Elshamy10-12, 11-7, 13-11,11-8.

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