Al Ahram World Open – Final

David Palmer (Aus) bt Gregory Gaultier (Fra) 9-11, 9-11, 11-9, 16-14, 11-2 (103 min)
David saves 5  match balls to win a marathon match and his second world title


Senior National Championships 2006 Round1/2

Round 2:
Ritwik Bhattacharya {ND} beat Dr. Paramjeet Gill {ND}  Walkover
Suhel Kapoor {ND} beat Shantanu Shankar {ND}  9-4 9-7 9-1
Rishi Jalan {RAJ} beat Kushwant Singh {CHG}  9-0 9-6 10-8
Amjad Khan {ND} beat Raghav Behl {ND}  9-3 9-2 9-0
Naresh Kumar {TN} beat Harish Khanna {ND}  9-1 9-2 9-0 Read more of this post

Al Ahram World Open – Semis

[2] David Palmer (Aus) bt [3] Thierry Lincou (Fra) 11/2, 11/10(2-0), 10/11(0-2), 11/5
[8] Gregory Gaultier (Fra) bt [1] Amr Shabana (Egy) 11/5, 11/7, 2-11, 11/9

Senior Inter State Championship 2006 Finals

Tamil Nadu bt Services  2-0:
Harinder Pal Singh (Tamil Nadu) bt  Vikas Jangra (Services) 9-2 9-0 10-8 (35m)
Parth Sharma (Tamil Nadu) bt Shakti Singh (Services) 9-1 9-3 9-4

New Delhi bt Rajasthan 2-1 for third position
Sohail Kapur (ND) bt Gautam Sharma (Raj)  9-6, 9-7, 7-9, 9-2
Amandeep Singh (ND) lost to Gunraj Singh (Raj) 6-9, 2-9, 8-10
Muktiar Ali (ND) bt Kapil Murjani (Raj) 9-1, 9-0, 9-0

Tamil Nadu won the National team title beating Services 2-0 in the final of the 2006 inter-State squash championship at the Delhi Gymkhana Club. Playing its fourth final in as many years, Tamil Nadu avoided the mistakes of 2005 when it lost to Maharashtra, by going on the offensive from the start. Harinder Pal Singh wasted little time in beating Vikas Jangra though he was made to rally in the opening and the third game. After winning the first two games 9-2, 9-0, Harinder was forced on the backfoot as Jangra took a 5-0 lead and then led 8-5, but the Tamil Nadu player rallied brilliantly to win the match. Read more of this post