Abhay, Ranjit in squash semis

Jodhpur, Sep 28 (IANS) Two Indians Abhay Singh and Ranjit Singh along with Hong Kong’s top two seeds Wui Ki Chan and Cheuk Nam Matthew Lai advanced to the Under-19 boys semifinals of the Indian Junior Open squash tournament here on Monday.

Chan put out Karan Rathore in four games while Ranjit Singh knocked out compatriot Sandeep Paswan 3-0, Abhay Singh accounted for fellow-Indian Aishwary Singh 3-0 and Lai overcame Yohann Surti 3-2.

The results (all quarterfinals):

Boys: U-19: Wui Ki Chan (1), (HKG) bt Karan Rathore (IND) 11-4 9-11 11-6 11-6; Ranjit Singh (IND) bt Sandeep Paswan (IND) 11-8 11-7 11-3; Abhay Singh (IND) bt Aishwary Singh (IND) 11-6 11-5 11-6; Cheuk Nam Matthew Lai (HKG) bt Yohann Surti (IND) 9-11 11-7 8-11 11-7 11-7 .

U-17:Yat Ting Harley Lam ( HKG) bt Abdur Rehman (IND) 11-4 11-7 11-4; Vikas Mehra (IND) bt Dev Vazirani (IND) 9-11 11-4 11-5 11-7; Aryaman Adik (IND) bt Krish Kapur (IND)11-5 10-12 11-7 15-13; Yash Bhargava (IND) bt Arman Jindal (USA) 11-7 10-12 11-4 11-3 .

U-15:Veer Chotrani (IND) bt Gautam Nagpal (IND) 11-6 5-11 9-11 11-9 11-4; Utkarsh Baheti (IND) bt Armaan Chowfin (IND) 11-7 11-7 12-10; Yash Fadte (IND) bt Inderjit Singh (IND) 11-8 11-9 11-7;Saksham Choudhary (IND) bt Tejas Chawla (IND) 11-9 7-11 11-5 10-12 11-2.

U-13: Neel Joshi (IND) bt Aakash Gupta (IND) 11-9 11-6 11-5; Tanay Pbi (IND) bt Yash Salunkhe (IND) 11-4 11-9 11-8; Kanhav Nanavati (IND) bt Athrva Yadav (IND) 11-8 11-4 11-7; Navaneeth Prabhu S (IND) bt Arman Darukhanawalla (IND) 11-8 11-9 11-6.

U-11:Yan Chun Chew (MAS) bt Rutva Samant (IND) 11-0 9-11 11-4 11-5; Yuvraj Wadhwani (IND) bt Sharan Pbi (IND) 11-6 11-3 11-13 11-1; Arnav Tevatia (IND) bt Vivaan Shah (IND) 4-11 14-12 11-3 11-2; Paarth Ambani (IND) bt Rohan Arya Gondi (IND) 11-2 11-8 11-7.

Girls: U-19: Mihiliya Methsarani (SRI) bt Ashlesha Dhankani (IND) 11-0 11-0 11-0; Mayuri Namasivayam (IND) bt Anmol Dhindsa (IND) 11-7 11-0 11-0; Jui Kalgutkar (IND) bt Fathoum Issadeen (SRI) 7-11 11-4 11-8 11-3; Harshit Kaur Jawanda (IND) bt Oma Choudhary (IND) 11-2 11-3 11-2.

U-17: Akanksha Salunkhe (IND) bt Aaradhana Kasturiraj (IND) 11-3 11-4 11-2 ; Koel Shankar (IND) bt Simran Nagpal (IND) 11-1 5-11 11-7 11-7; Ashita Pranaya Bhengra (IND) bt Nandika Kumar (IND) 11-6 11-7 11-3; Sunayna Kuruvilla (IND) bt Aditi Prasad (IND) 11-4 11-5 11-5.

U-15: Sneha Sivakumar (SIN) bt Krithica J S (IND) 11-2 11-3 11-9; Amita Gondi (USA) bt Jannia Singh (IND) 11-4 11-2 11-7; Samita Sivakumar (IND) bt Abhilasha Bhasin (IND) 11-4 11-7 11-7; Navmi Sharma (IND) bt Mira Kamat (USA) 11-4 11-1 11-5.

U-13: Megha Bhatia (IND) bt Nandini Kuchhal (IND) 11-3 11-1 11-2; Aira Azman (MAS) bt Avani Nagar (IND) 11-5 11-9 11-3; Aishwarya Khubchandani (IND) btAryaa Ogale (IND) 11-4 7-11 11-9 9-11 11-8; Ananya Dabke (IND) bt. Miraya Gupta (IND) 11-2 11-5 11-0.

U-11: Sehveetrraa Kumar (MAS) bt Archita Singh (IND) 11-2 11-1 11-4; Gitanjali Vasudevan (IND) bt Swetha Sivakumar (SIN) 11-2 11-4 11-4 ; Saisha Gupta (IND) bt S Akshaya Sri (IND) 14-16 11-6 12-10 11-4; Pooja Arthi R (IND)bt Aasya Patel (IND) 8-11 11-7 5-11 11-4 11-5.

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