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Favourites Pradhan, Urwashi emerge champions at squash meet

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

Top seeds Abhishek Pradhan and Urwashi Joshi, both from Maharashtra, bagged the mens and womens titles, respectively, inthe GSC-All India Squash Open that concluded here Friday.

Pradhan, who is India No. 5, and Urwashi, the India No. 2, overpowered their respective rivals in the finals, played at the suburban Goregaon Club, to emerge triumphant.

Pradhan, after a closely fought first game, prevailed over India No. 8 and his Maharashtra statemate Abhishek Agarwal, 12-10, 11-2, 3-11, 13-11 in the men's title contest.

Urwashi, on the other hand, won the women's summit clash with consumate ease, beating her Maharashtra statemate, Navmi Sharma, in straight games - 12-10, 11-2, 11-7.

The boys' under-19 crown was clinched by Chandigarh's Prithivi Sigh, while the corresponding under-17 title was wrapped up by Maharashtra boy Mohit Bhatt.

Results (All finals): Men: (1)- Abhishek Pradhan (MH) bt (2)- Abhishek Agarwal (MH) 12-10, 11-2, 3-11, 13-11.

Women: (1)-Urwashi Joshi (MH) bt; Navmi Sharma (MH) 12-10, 11-2, 11-7.

Boys U-19: Prithi Singh (CH) bt Advait Adik (MH) 8-11, 11-9, 11-8, 9-11, 11-9.

Boys U-17: (2)- Mohit Bhatt (MH) bt Arman Darukhanwalla (MH) 11-9, 11-7, 11-6.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Fri, July 12 2019. 14:55 IST
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