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India earns hard fought victory over Hong Kong to march into Asian Junior team squash championship grand finale

Top Seed India Marched Into The Finals In The Boys' Section Of The Asian Junior Team Squash Championship With A Hard-earned 2-0 Win Over Host Hong Kong

PTI | Updated on: 04 Feb 2017, 04:14:21 PM
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New Delhi:

Top seed India marched into the finals in the boys' section of the Asian Junior team squash championship with a hard-earned 2-0 win over host Hong Kong in the semi-finals played in Hong Kong on Saturday.

India will next take on second seed Malaysia in the title clash. Malaysia had earlier defeated Pakistan 2-1 in the other semi-final.     

First Ranjit Singh beat Chan Chi Ho 11-4 5-11 11-8 11-6; and then Velavan Senthilkumar prevailed over Lai Cheuk Nam 13-11 11-13 11-5 8-11 11-5 in the second match of the tie.

In the girls section, India went down to Korea fighting in the fifth to ninth classification match.


Boys semi-final: India bt Hong Kong 2-0 (Ranjit Singh bt Chan Chi Ho 11-4 5-11 11-8 11-6; Velavan Senthilkumar bt Lai Cheuk Nam 13-11 11-13 11-5 8-11 11-5)
Girls places 5-9 position: Korea bt India 2-1 (Chae Won Song lost to Sanya Vats 6-11 9-11 4-11; Hyoju Seo bt Aishwarya Bhattacharya 11-9 8-11 11-6 8-11 11-8; Dong Ju Song bt Vedika Arun 11-9 11-8 11-6). 

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First Published : 04 Feb 2017, 03:59:00 PM