Neel Joshi and Diwakar Singh have advanced to the second round of the third Indian Classic Junior Open Squash tournament at the Bombay Gymkhana courts on Sunday.

In the U-17 category, top seed Neel made short work of the unseeded Laxman Pokale dropping just four points on his way to an 11-0, 11-3, 11-1 victory. Second seed Diwakar Singh got the better of Sadashiv Shingwan 11-3, 11-0, 11-6.

In another match, unseeded Siddhant Sinha managed to get the better of Adityavyardhan Shekhawat, seeded in the 17/32 bracket. Siddhant started strong against the higher-ranked opponent, but could not convert crucial points and lost the first game 10-12, but he did not let this setback affect him and Siddhant bounced back to win the game 10-12, 11-2, 11-6, 11-8.

In the Girls U-15 category, unseeded Tanya Bafna beat a higher-ranked opponent Shivani Chaudhary 4-0.

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Results

Girls U-15

Maansha Bohra [9/16] bt Ira Kulkarni 11-1, 11-5, 11-0; Sarah Vethekar [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; Sonya Bajaj [5/8];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; Tanya Bafna bt Shivani Chaudhary [9/16] 11-8, 11-9, 10-12, 11-7.

Boy’s U-17:

Neel Joshi [1] bt Laxman Sakharam Pokale 11-0, 11-3, 11-1; Aaditya Khandelwal [17/32] bt Sathya Narayanan S 11-3, 11-5, 11-7; Arman Darukhanawalla [9/16] bt Advait Iyer 11-1, 11-4, 11-7; Athrva Yadav [9/16] bt Arjun Shigavan 11-3, 11-2, 11-2;Lakshit Bohra [5/8] bt Krushna Darvada 11-0, 11-3, 11-3; Advait Adik [3/4] bt Ronit Sidhu 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; Diwakar Singh [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.