ISA Junior (30 Apr – 4 May’14)

The 1st ISA Junior open was hailed a success by all players and parents commenting on the facilities and organisation. 330 players from across the country participated in this 3 star SRFI event from 30 April – 4 May 2014. Overall the 10 titles were distributed among 5 states with TN dominating by collecting double the gold medals won by Goa and Maharashtra. 

Tamil Nadu – 4 gold medals (G13, g15, B17, B19)
Goa – 2 gold medals (G17, B13)
Maharashtra –  2 gold medals (B15, G11)
Delhi – 1 gold G19
Chandigarh – 1 gold B11

Boys U11 – Results
Final
Ishaan Nayar (5/8), CGD, def. Athrva Yadav (1), Goa, 11-8 11-7 12-10 .
3/4
Shreyas Mehta (3/4), Mah, def. Aakash Gupta (2), Mah, 9-11 11-5 11-5 11-5 .
5/6
Jeh Pandole (5/8), Mah, def. Aaryaman Jaising (3/4), Mah, 11-2 11-4 11-5 .
7/8
Parthiv N Yagnesh (5/8), TN, def. Ansh Tripathi (9/16), TN, 11-8 5-11 11-9 9-11 11-9 .

Boys U13 – Results
Final
Yash Fadte (1), Goa, def. S Navaneeth Prabhu (2), TN, 20-18 11-3 12-10.
3/4
Advait Adik (3/4), Mah, def. R Kishore Arvind (9/16), TN, 12-14 11-3 11-9 11-8 .
5/6
Tanay Punjabi (3/4), Mah, def. Tejas Chawla, Del, 11-5 10-12 12-10 14-12 .

Final
Dev Vazirani (1), Mah, def. Siddhant Iyer (2), MAH, 11-4 7-11 11-3 8-11 12-10 .
3/4
Chaitanya Shah (3/4), Mah, def. Utkarsh Baheti (5/8), Raj, 11-8 11-4 11-8 .
5/6
Aryan Parekh (5/8), Mah, def. Tushar Shahani (3/4), MAH, 11-9 11-8 11-9 .
7/8
R Dinesh, TN, def. Rahul Baitha (5/8), MAH, 11-5 5-11 9-11 15-13 11-3 .

Boys U17- Results
Final
Velavan Senthilkumar (1), TN, def. Krish Kapur (2), WBl, 11-7 11-9 11-13 11-9 .
3/4
Adhitya Raghavan (3/4), TN, def. Vikas Mehra (5/8), TN, 11-4 11-8 13-11 .
5/6
Robin Mann (5/8), Del, def. Yash Bhargava (5/8), Del, 11-5 11-8 11-4 .
7/8
Sandeep Paswan (5/8), MAH, def. Abhay Singh (9/16), TN, 7-11 11-4 12-10 6-11 11-8 .

Boys U19- Results
Final
Kush Kumar (1), TN, def. Vijay Kumar (3/4), TN, 11-3 11-7 11-9 .
3/4
Sandeep Ramachandran (5/8), TN, def. Ranvijay Singh (2), TN, 5-11 11-13 11-9 11-7 11-7 .
5/6
Guhan Senthilkumar (9/16), TN, def. Puneet Pareek (5/8), Mah, 11-7 11-7 11-3 .
7/8
Aishwary Singh (5/8), Mah, def. Rajat Sharma (3/4), Del, 0-0 Ret..

Girls U11- Results
Final
Ananya Dabke (1), Mah, def. Diksha Aurobindo (2), TN, 12-10 11-2 11-6 .
3/4
Abhisheka Shannon (5/8), TN, def. Yuvna Gupta (3/4), Mah, 11-2 11-7 11-1 .
5/6
Aishwarya Khubchandani (5/8), Mah, def. Mounisha N (5/8), TN, 11-13 11-6 11-2 11-4 .
7/8
Sarah Vethekar (3/4), Mah, def. Pooja Arthi R (5/8), TN, 11-5 11-4 11-0 .

Girls U13- Results
Final
Samita Sivakumar (1), TN, def. Megha Bhatia (2), Har, 11-4 11-2 9-11 11-8 .
3/4
Js Krithica (5/8), TN, def. Avani Nagar (5/8), Mah, 13-11 5-11 5-11 11-9 11-8 .
5/6
Jannia Singh (3/4), CGD, def. Aryaa Ogale (3/4), Mah, 13-11 14-12 11-6 .
7/8
Anannya Morey (5/8), Mah, def. Darshana Vasudevan (5/8), TN, 11-5 11-9 5-11 11-5 .

Girls U15- Results
Final
Sunayna Kuruvilla (2), TN, def. Ashita Pranaya Bhengra (1), TN, 12-10 6-11 6-11 11-3 11-7 .
3/4
Aakanksha Rao (3/4), Mah, def. Diya Joukani (9/16), Mah, 5-11 13-11 4-11 11-8 14-12 .
5/6
Amita Gondi (5/8), AP, def. Navmi Sharma (3/4), Mah, 13-11 11-8 11-6 .
7/8
Jeffrey Bianca (5/8), TN, def. Abhilasha Bhasin (5/8), Mah, 0-0 Ret..

Girls U17- Results
Final
Akanksha Salunkhe (3/4), Goa, def. Aishwarya Bhattacharya (1), Mah, 10-12 11-7 13-11 11-6 .
3/4
Jui Kalgutkar (2), MAH, def. Nehaarika Balamurukan (5/8), TN, 11-9 11-5 12-10 .
5/6
Aditi Prasad (5/8), Mah, def. Mahima Gupta (5/8), Mah, 11-6 11-6 11-3 .
7/8
Av Apoorva (5/8), TN, def. Riddhi Sampat (3/4), Mah, 12-10 11-8 11-4 .

Girls U19- Results
Final
Harshit Kaur (3/4), Del, def. Lakshya Ragavendran (1), TN, 11-5 12-10 11-6 .
3/4
Urwashi Joshi (2), MAH, def. Adya Advani (5/8), Del, 11-2 10-12 11-2 12-14 11-6 .
5/6
Tanvi Khanna (5/8), Del, def. Mayuri Namasivayam (3/4), TN, 12-10 11-5 12-10 .
7/8
Vruddhi Doshi (5/8), MP, def. Priyal Jain (5/8), TN, 11-2 11-3 11-5 .

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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