4th Indian Junior Open, Chennai (27-31 Aug’12)

The 4th Indian Junior Open Squash championship will be held at the Indian Squash Academy, Chennai from 27-31 Aug 2012.  This event is sanctioned by The World Squash Federation as a World Junior circuit Tier-3 event, by the Asian Squash Federation as an Asian Squash Super Series Gold event and an SRFI 4 Star Event. A record number of 410 entries have been received from the following countries France, Hong Kong, Singapore, Iran, Iraq, Nepal and hosts India. 

This event is organized by the SRFI with support from the TNSRA and the Indian Squash Academy.  There will be 10 categories in this event- Boys & Girls (Under 11, 13, 15, 17 & 19). 

Asian Junior champions from India, Anaka Alankamony (GU19) & Kush Kumar (BU19) have been given top billing and are expected to carry the Indian flag.  Enora Villard from France and Ma Tsz Hei from Hong Kong are seeded to meet Anaka & Kush in their respective finals.

The Indians can boast of having 8 players who are top seeded in the event.

They are Veer Chotrani (Bu11), Chaitanya Shah (Bu13), Ranjit Singh (Bu15), Kush Kumar (Bu19), Megha Bhatia (Gu11), Nikita Joshi (Gu13), Lakshya Ragvendran (Gu17) & Anaka Alankamony (Gu19).

Matches start from 9.00am on Monday 27th August and are scheduled to finish on the afternoon of Friday 31st August with the Boys U19 final on last at 4.00pm.

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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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