Top seeds through to second round of Indian Classic Junior Open Squash

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. (Representational Image)   -  Getty Images

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.