Aryaman and Siddhant impress in Hamdard Delton Championship (New Delhi, 7-11 Feb)

Set in beautiful surrounding, even if in a densely populated area, the Hamdard Delton Junior Championship, a four-star event, conducted in the Hamdard Public School, Sangam Vihar, New Delhi had a good response. With four glass-back courts, the settings were perfect to meet the hectic schedule. There were ten age categories in which competitions were held. Except in the boys U-11 and U-19 sections the seedings went perfect with the top seeds in each category emerging victorious. The two who proved exceptions were Aryaman Adik of Maharashtra in the U-19 section and Siddhant Rewari of Maharashtra in the U-11 category. Read more of this post

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India to host 2018 World Juniors 

glass-court-eaFor the third time since 2002, India will host a world level event with the world junior championship in July 2018 Chennai at the Indian Squash Academy after winning the rights from the World Squash Federation. The championship will be in two phases, first the individual events and then followed by team competition. “Indian squash has had a history of conducting mega squash events. I am delighted that we have won the bid to host the 2018 junior world championship. We look forward to welcoming the global players to our championships,” said Mr Debendranath Sarangi, President, SRFI. India had staged the Junior men’s individual and team events in 2002 and then in 2009, India had again played hosts for the Junior men/women individual events and the Junior women’s team event, all in Chennai.