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Seeded Joshi, Diwakar move up

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

Boys under 17 section's top seeds, Neel of and Uttar Pradesh, advanced to the second round of the third Indian Classic Junior Open Squash Tournament here today.

Top seed outclassed unseeded Laxman Pokale 11-0, 11-3, 11-1 while number two seed was equally ruthless in getting past Sadashiv Shingwan 11-3, 11-0, 11-6 at the Bombay Gymkhana.

In another match, unseeded Siddhant Sinha surprised Adityavyardhan Shekhawat, seeded in the 17/32 bracket, 10-12, 11-2, 11-6, 11-8.

Maharashtra's Veer Chothrani and Advit Adik, seeded third and fourth respectively, also sailed into round two.

While Veer defeated Harshvardhan Kar 11-2, 11-4, 11-6, Advait stormed past the inexperienced 11-2, 11-3, 11-2.

In the girls U-15 category,unseeded beat higher ranked opponent 3-1.

Results: Girls U-15 (1st round): Maansha Bohra [9/16] bt 11-1 11-5 11-0; [3/4] bt Tamanna Agarwal 11-0 11-4 11-1; Tanishka Singh [9/16] bt Anneisha Shah 11-0 11-1 11-3; Saniya Jaggi [9/16] bt Aarya Patil 11-2 11-7 11-3; Aasya Patel [5/8] bt Prabhgul Kaur Narula 11-2 11-1 11-0; [5/8] bt Saarah Adenwala 11-3 11-3 11-1; S Akshaya Sri [9/16] bt Veethika Khursang 11-3 11-2 11-5; Prini Jain [9/16] bt Dhwanee Goyal 11-2, 11-7, 11-0; bt [9/16] 11-8 11-9 10-12 11-7.

Boys U-17 (1st round): Neel [1] bt Laxman Sakharam Pokale 11-0, 11-3, 11-1; Aaditya Khandelwal [17/32] bt S 11-3, 11-5, 11-7; [9/16] bt Advait Iyer 11-1, 11-4, 11-7; Athrva Yadav [9/16] bt 11-3, 11-2, 11-2;Lakshit Bohra [5/8] bt Krushna Darvada 11-0, 11-3, 11-3; Advait Adik [3/4] bt 11-2, 11-3, 11-2;Veer Chotrani [3/4] bt Harshvardhan Kakar 11-2, 11-4, 11-6; Tanay Punjabi [5/8] bt Makrand Khatri 11-1, 11-3, 11-2; Kanhav Nanavati [5/8]

bt Sampuran Banerjee 11-5, 11-4, 11-4; [2] bt Sadashiv Shingawan 11-3, 11-0, 11-6; Siddhant Sinha bt Adityavardhan Singh Shekhawat [17/32] 10-12 11-2 11-6 11-8.

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

First Published: Sun, August 12 2018. 19:45 IST
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