Jain defeats Suri in the opening match

Rakesh Jain, of the host club NSCI, defeated Sanjay Suri to win the first round of his campaign

(Sports news) In a men’s first round match of the 6th Cello NSCI Open National Circuit squash event, held by NSCI at their glass backed squash courts. Rakesh Jain of host Club NSCI defeated Sanjay Suri 11-9, 9-11, 11-8 to start his campaign. The competition is co-sponsored by Hbits and Rubicon Consumer Healthcare.

Bollywood actress and ardent squash player Suri, who rallied to tie the match, ran out of steam against Jain in the last game. In other matches, Tejas Sakhare defeated Sandeep Aryan 11-8, 4-11, 11-2 while Maharashtra’s Sanjay Pawar overcame a first-game setback to defeat Prashant Sagar 9-11, 11-5, 11-4.

Neerav Dahiya and Shaurya Murarka, who were from outstations, were eliminated early after losing to local competitors in the first round. Aalay Agarwal of Maharashtra overcame Haryana’s Dahiya 12-10, 11-4, while Murarka was unable to keep up the momentum after winning the first game and fell to Arnav Dharia 11-6, 6-11, 6-11.


Men’s (Round of 128): Rakesh Jain (MH) bt Sanjay Suri (MH) 11-9, 9-11, 11-8; Sanjay Pawar (MH) bt Prashant Sagar (MH) 9-11, 11-5, 11-4; Tejas Sakhare (MH) bt Sandeep Arya (MH) 11-8, 4-11, 11-2; Kurush Mistry (MH) bt Daraius Sumariwalla (MH) 11-6, 4-11, 11-7;

Boys U-17 (Round of 64): Karan Nirgude (MH) bt Ved Bubna (MH) 4-11, 11-4, 13-11; Jagan Pandu Shingva (MH) bt Aryan Diwan (MH) 11-4, 11-9; Popat Jainu Darvada (MH) bt Huzaifa Pardiwala (MH) 7-1, 11-8, 11-8; Aakash Chand (MH) Jyotirmay Bhadech (MH) 11-5, 11-8.

U-15 (Round of 64): Aaditya Ghodke (9/16) (MH) bt Aarav Gupta (MH) 11-0, 11-0; Aalay Agrawal (MH) bt Neerav Dahiya (HR) 12-10, 11-4; Arnav Dharia (MH) bt Shaurya Murarka (JH) 6-11, 11-6, 11-6; Aarav Shah (MH) bt Aditya Mayur (MH) 2-11 11-7 11-6 .

U-13 (Round  of 32): Shreyansh Jha (3/4) (MH) bt Rahul Sambre (MH) 11-3, 11-0; Yusuf Pardiwala (9/16) (MH) bt Pratik Pandurang Daravada (MH) 11-2, 11-3; Mayur Hiru Niraguda (9/16) (MH) bt Vivan Rajpuria (MH) 11-6, 8-11, 11-1; Vedant Agrawal (9/16) (JH) bt Dhanvin Shroff (MH) 12-10, 11-3; Vir Sandhu (UK) bt Armaan Choudhary (MH) 11-5, 11-4.

U-11 (Round of 64): Vedant Parekh (MH) bt Nilesh Patel (MH) 12-10, 6-11, 11-6; Kalp Hiteshkumar(MH) bt Kiaan Kulkarni (MH) 11-8, 11-5; Ishaan Goenka (MH) bt Karamveer Mahtani (MH) 11-2, 11-2; Aarush Sanghvi (MH) bt Ansh Malhotra (MH) 11-4, 11-2.

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