Nandrajog wins Coca-Cola Squash Open

July 29th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Second seed Gaurav Nandrajog stunned top seeded Sandeep Jhangra 3-2 (7-11, 7-11, 12-10, 11-8, 11-7) in the final of the Coca-Cola Squash Open Championships here Sunday.

Sandeep, who clinched a bronze medal in team championship category of the 2010 Asian Games, won the first two games to give a tough fight to Gaurav. But, Gaurav found form in the third game and won the last three games continuously to claim the prize money of Rs 35000.

In men’s U-23, Karm Kumar became the first champion of the newly introduced category of the 105th tournament, organised by Indian Squash Professionals (ISP). Karm thrashed Rishi Jalan 3-0 (11-8, 11-8, 11-7) in the final match.

In girls U-19 final, Urwashi Joshi of Birla College, Mumbai easily defeated Tanvi Khanna 3-0 (11-7, 11-7, 11-5).

In boys’ U-17 final, Ranjit Singh upset Ashwary Singh of Jindal Squash Academy, Mumbai 3-0 (11-9, 11-4, 11-3).

Final results:
Men’s Open: Gaurav Nandrajog bt Sandeep Jhangra 3-2 (7-11, 7-11, 12-10, 11-8, 11-7); 3rd position: Karm Kumar bt Laxman Joshi 3-0 (11-6, 11-6, 11-4); Men’s U-23: Karm Kumar bt Rishi Jalan 3-0 (11-8, 11-8, 11-7); Girls U-19: Urwashi Joshi bt Tanvi Khanna 3-0 (11-7, 11-7, 11-5); Boys U-17: Ranjit Singh bt Ashwary Singh 3-0 (11-9, 11-4, 11-3); Girls U-15: Sanika Choudhary bt Mahima Gupta 3-0 (11-3, 11-7, 11-5); Girls U-13: Bhavna Yadav bt Nandika 3-2 (10-12, 11-5, 11-9, 9-11, 11-6); Boys U-11: Sankalp Anand bt Pritvi Singh 3-2 (11-8, 11-6, 8-11, 6-11, 11-9); Girls U-11: Megha Bhatia bt Janiya Singh 3-0 (12-10, 11-5, 12-10).

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