India’s Ramit Tandon defeated England’s Joshua Masters in straight games and Vikram Malhotra beat Saudi Arabian Mazen Gamal in four games in the first round of the $ 70,000 CCI International JSW Indian Squash Circuit 2019 at the CCI squash courts on Tuesday.

However, Egypt’s Karim El Hammamy overcame India’s  Aditya Jagtap  in an 84 minute five-game thriller with a scoreline 8-11, 10-12, 11-7, 13-11, 11-7 .

The 2014 team Asian Games gold medalist, Harinder Pal Singh Sandhu withdrew from his first round match against England’s Ben Coleman because of an injury.