British Junior Squash Open Day4

Two Indian girls entered the semis of the under 13 event. Anaka Alankamony played the match of her life to overcome Egypt’s Kanzy El Dafrawy in a five-game thriller. Losing the first, the second was neck and neck all the way with Kanzy piping Anaka 10-9. From there on Anaka turned the tables, playing flawless squash dominated the next 3 games and entered the the semi-finals. A quarterfinalist in last year’s edition, Anaka has shown improvement and has gone at least one better this time. Tomorrow morning she plays another Egyptian, top seeded Nour El Sherbeny. Anaka bt Kanzy El Dafrawy {Egypt} 2-9, 9-10, 9-7, 9-2, 9-3 {45m}

In an all Indian quarterfinal, Saumya Kakri entered the semi finals, defeating Sachika Balvani in straight games, and tomorrow plays Egypt’ Salma Esmat. Saumya bt Sachika 9-6, 9-6, 10-9 {37m}.

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About Cyrus Poncha
I was born and lived in Bombay before moving to Chennai in 2001 to coach the Indian national squash team....what a journey its been!!

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