JSW Indian Circuit #3, (14 – 19 Nov’14)

Dipika Pallikal and Harinder Pal Singh Sandhu win their respective titles at the JSW Squash Challenger Circuit 3.

Both Indian’s dominated their final match against their Egyptian counterparts to lift their respective PSA & WSA titles in straight games. Read more of this post

JSW Circuit #2 (8-12 Oct’14)

Mahesh Mangaonkar toppled top seed Zahed Mohamed of Egypt in straight games to clinch the title in the USD 10,000 JSW PSA Squash Circuit 2 held at the Juhu Vile Parle Gymkhana, Mumbai.

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JSW Indian Circuit #1, (30 Sept – 5 Nov’14)

Champions Nouran El Torky (EGY) and Harinder Pal Sandhu (IND)

Displaying awesome prowess, third seed Harinder Pal Singh Sandhu got the better of top seed Mahesh Mangaonkar in straight games to bag the title in the Jaipur leg of the JSW Indian Squash Challenger Circuit. Read more of this post

Asian Games – Feature

“I have found the players all charged up for the occasion.  I think we should be back with at least four medals, better than last time,” was what Maj S. Maniam, the Consultant Coach of the Squash Rackets Federation of India and more importantly the architect who drew the road map for Indian squash more than a decade ago, said prior to the Indian team’s departure for the Asian Games.    What happened at Incheon surpassed even his  estimation.  True we won four medals but not many thought India would return with a gold, two silver and a bronze.  Indeed had Saurav Ghosal, who otherwise had an outstanding display at the Games, not choked in those final moments in that gripping singles final against Kuwait’s Abdullah Almezayen, we would be talking of two gold medals besides a silver and a bronze!

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Asian Games 2014 – Team Event (24-27 Sept’14)

Saurav Ghosal and Harinder Pal Sandhu played against all odds  to beat  tough Malaysian opponents 2-0 in the best-of-three men’s squash title contest to provide India with first ever gold in Asian Games.  Read more of this post

Asian Games 2014 – Individual Event (20-24 Sept’14)

Saurav Ghosal clinched a silver medal for India in the men’s singles squash event at the 2014 Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea, after losing to Abdullah Al Muzayen of Kuwait in the final. Read more of this post

8th World University – Team Event (4-7 Sept’14)

After a dramatic final in which all three matches went the full distance, it was Egypt that prevailed to win the 8th World University Team Squash Championship in India – beating defending champions Great Britain 2/1 at the Indian Squash Academy in Chennai. Read more of this post

39th Maharashtra State Junior (4-7 Sept’14)

Top seeds Megha Bhatia, Vivaan Shah and fourth seed Aryaman Adik snatched thrilling deciders to emerge champions, in the 39th Bombay Gymkhana Maharashtra State Open Junior Squash Championship a 3 star SRFI event.  Read more of this post

8th World University – Individual Event (1-4 Sept’14)

While Egyptian favourite Mazen Hesham won the men’s title in the 8th World University Squash Championships in India as predicted, there was a major upset earlier today when Great Britain’s Millie Tomlinson, a 5/8 seed, toppled top seed Olga Ertlova in the other final to take the women’s title at the Indian Squash Academy in Chennai against expectations. Read more of this post

8th World University Squash Championship, Chennai from 1-7 September 2014

The eighth edition of the World University Squash Championship will be hosted by the SRFI in association with the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) from September 1 to 7, 2014 at the Indian Squash Academy. This is the first time that this event is coming to India and when AIU bid for it, it decided to seek SRFI’s assistance to host the competition. Under the auspices of SRFI, the Tamil Nadu Squash Rackets Association supported fully by the Tamil Nadu government will conduct the championship. This is also the first time that India is participating in this event. Read more of this post

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