successes for Indian U13s
Cyrus Poncha reports
Adhitya Raghavan and Neharika Balamurukan, trainees at the
Indian Squash Academy in Chennai, won their maiden
international squash titles in the Boys and Girls under 13
category respectively at the Iran Junior Open being held
from 27th -30th June at the Engheleb Sports Complex, Tehran,
Adhitya & Neharika both southpaws from Chennai won their
finals with straight game victories against their local
opponents. In the semi finals they defeated higher ranked
opponents from Iraq and Iran respectively.
This event is part of the Asian Squash Series, the next
events where the players will participate are the Hong Kong
Junior Open (10-14 Aug) & Indian Junior Open (6-10 Sept).
Srivatsan Subramaniam, Secretary General, SRFI after their
victory said "This is good news for Indian squash and will
certainly encourage our up coming juniors."
The final results:
Girls under 13: Neharika Balamurukan beat Ayli Nayeri (Iran)
Boys under 13:Adhitya Raghavan beat Alireza Shameli (Iran)