Abierto Colombiano (3-8 Aug’15); PSA M50

The India national champion, Saurav Ghosal failed to cap a glorious week’s show with a title-win when he went down to the giant killer Alfredo Avila of Mexico in four games 11-9, 8-11, 11-4, 11-8 in the final of the $50,000 Albierto Colombiano 2015, a PSA event in Colombian capital of Bogota. Read more of this post

Joshna Bags Victorian Title W15 (27 Jul – 2 Aug15)

Joshna Victoria winnerIndian champion Joshana Chinappa kept her date with glory after she beat Line Hansen, the second seed from Denmark  11-5, 11-4, 11-9 to bag the title in the $15,000 Victorian Open, held in Melbourne.

It was a comprehensive win attained in just 32 minutes stay on court and the Indian in the process made it her 10th professional title, the last being in the Richmond Open in April last year. 

Known for her dexterity in mixing strokes and accuracy in the placements, the Indian held the upper-hand right through though, as she admitted, it was a “hard game” particularly after Line fought and brought the score to nine-all in the third game. Read more of this post

Kush Kumar Wins Maiden PSA title

Tasmanian Open Champion 2015

Tasmanian Open Champion 2015

After scripting several success stories as a junior, young Kush Kumar drew first blood as a senior pro by winning his maiden PSA title, the Tasmanian Open, a $5000 PSA world tour event in Devonport, Australia. The third seeded Indian, beat the top seeded Jamie Haycocks of England in straight games 11-4, 11-5, 13-11. Read more of this post

World Juniors 2015 – India In Full Strength

India in full strength for the World junior squash in Netherland..
A set of new faces mostly but bright talents will represent India in the WSF World Junior squash championship which will be hosted by the Dutch Squash Federation at Eindhoven in Netherlands from July 26 to August 4. Read more of this post

Article – National Championships

The old order remains intact but fresh talents almost ready for a take over…

Time was not ripe for the old order to change. This much was clear after the senior national proceedings at the squash’s brand new venue in India, the Kerala capital Thiruvananthapuram. Two senior pros Saurav Ghosal and Joshna Chinappa helped themselves to one more title each. Saurav’s tenth title meant he had equalled Narpat Singh’s tally to be joint number one in terms of titles won in the history of squash in India while Joshna is three titles away from beating Bhuvaneswari Kumari’s record of 16. Read more of this post

63rd National Champioship (7-12 July’15); Saurav & Joshna Triumph

It proved to be so near yet so far for reigning champion Harinder Pal Sandhu as he went down fighting to his senior and far experienced Saurav Ghosal in five thrilling games in the men’s final of the SBT 63rd national squash championship. Read more of this post

Dutch Junior (9-12 July’15); Gold for Tushar

Tushar wins title, Navmi finishes runner up:
After making an impact in the Pioneer Cup junior event earlier in Germany, two Indian players made decisive gains in Netherlands.  Tushar Shahani in the boys’ section  and Navmi Sharma in the girls, both U-15 players, did themselves proud by  reaching the title round at the event. Read more of this post

Pioneer Cup (3-6 July ’15)

Three Indians, Navaneeth Prabhu, an Indian Squash Academy trainee, in the U-13 category, Tushar Shahani in U-15 and Navmi Sharma in U-15 girls both from Mumbai reached the final before bowing out in the Pioneer Cup 2015, an international Super Series event held in Cologne, Germany. Read more of this post

Squash Nationals from Today

Squash has finally arrived in Kerala. Technically a national level competition in squash took place in the state last year as part of the National Games. But this will be the first time that a national championship will be hosted by Kerala. The 63rd edition of the senior national championship is to be held at the modern air-conditioned Chandrasekharan Nair squash stadium in Thiruvananthapuram from July 7 to 12. Read more of this post

Sportskeeda’s all-new mobile app generates positive buzz

Sportskeeda has recently launched a brand new app on the Play Store for its Android users, keeping in mind the widespread notion that mobile is the way to go for every business. The app is still in the beta stage and till now it seems to have passed all the tests successfully. It is supported on Android 4+, so it covers virtually all the Android devices in the market. Read more of this post

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