Veer Chotrani and Sunita Patel, both from Maharashtra, created a ripple by toppling seeded players en-route to the men’s and women’s second round, respectively, in the MSRA 76th Senior National Squash Championship here on Thursday.

Chotrani shocked state rival Aishwary Singh, seeded 9/16, 9-11, 11-5, 10-12, 11-3, 11-3 in a men’s first round clash.

Sunita upset seeded Radhika Rathore of Madhya Pradesh, seeded 5/8, 11-5, 12-10, 9-11, 11-4 to enter the women's second round.

In another close match in the mens section, 3/4 seed Abhishek Agarwal of Maharashtra, prevailed over Ravi Dixit of Services 12-10, 11-7, 4-11, 11-9.

Delhi’s Sanya Vats, seeded 5/8, struggled her way past host state opponent Aishwarya Khubchandani 11-4, 11-1, 4-11, 11-9.