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

Indian Junior Open (23-27 Aug’14)

Kush Kumar and Lakshya Ragavendran emphasized their strength in the U-19 section by retaining the respective titles though in contrasting style at the Indian Junior Open held at at the Indian Squash Academy. Read more of this post

Indian Junior Open, Chennai, 23 August onwards…

The IJO is an SRFI, Asian junior super series and World junior circuit event with competitions in ten age categories (boys and girls) U-11, U-13, U-15, U-17 and U-19. A total of 503 entries – there are 343 boys entries and 160 girls entries. Read more of this post

World Junior Team Championship, Namibia (16-21 Aug’14)

India finished 6th at the World Junior Team Championships 2014. The team comprised Kush Kumar (bronze medalist in the Individual event), Madhav Dhingra, Vijay Kumar & Velavan Senthilkumar. Read more of this post

Kush wins first Indian medal at the World Junior Men’s C’ship, Namibia (10-15 Aug’14)

By becoming the first male player from India to reach the semi-final of a world championship, Kumar has carved a special place for himself in the country’s squash history. Kush Kumar’s good show was the high point of India’s performance in the individual phase of the WSF World Junior Individual championship in Namibia. Read more of this post


Asian  junior runner up Kush Kumar, an Indian Squash Academy trainee will lead India’s charge in the 2014 WSF World junior squash championship which is to be held in the southern African country of Namibia from August 10 to 21.  Read more of this post

HONG KONG JUNIOR (29 July – 2 Aug’14)

Under 13 National Champion, Veer Chotrani also the top seed at the HK Junior endured a stiff challenge from the second seed and his traditional home rival Yash Fadte to snatch a nail bitting 14-12  8-11  11-7  11-8 win in the final of the Hong Kong Junior Open squash event. Read more of this post

Gold at the Commonwealth Games, Glasgow

Joshana Chinappa and Dipika Pallikal made history at the Scotstoun Sports campus in Glasgow by winning the women’s doubles final to clinch the gold medal, India’s first in squash in the Commonwealth Games. Read more of this post

Commonwealth Games 2014, Glasgow (24-28 July’14)

Saurav Ghosal lost in the Bronze medal match to higher ranked Peter Barker in the individual event at the CWG 2014. Saurav’s appearance in the semi finals is the highest an Indian has ever reached at the games. Read more of this post


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