National Squash championship: Malik ousts Jangra

December 8th, 2011 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS  

Chennai, Dec 7 (IANS) Indian Squash Academy trainee Karan Malik created a flutter when he scalped 5 to 8 seed Vikas Jangra of Services 11-3, 11-9, 5-11, 0-11, 11-6 in the first round of men’s singles at the senior National Squash championship here on Wednesday.

Meanwhile, fifth seeded Gaurav Nandrajog from Delhi survived a strong challenge by National Under-17 champion Kush Kumar 6-11, 11-6, 11-5, 12-10.

The results:

Men’s singles: Ravi Dixit (5/8, TN) bt Vrishab Kotian (9/16, TN) 11-2 6-11 11-8 11-7;

Mahesh Mangaonkar (3/4, Mah) bt Akshay Deepak (Q) 11-7 11-8 11-1; Harinder Pal Sandhu (3/4, TN) bt Maninder Pal Singh (Q) 11-9 12-10 11-4; Gaurav Nandrajog (5/8, Delhi) bt Kush Kumar (9/16, TN), 6-11 11-6 11-5 9-11 12-10; Sandeep Jangra (5/8, Services) bt Deepak Mishra (9/16, TN) 11-6 11-2 11-3; Siddharth Suchde (2, Mah) bt Ashray Ohri (Q) 11-3 11-8 11-2.

Women’s singles: Dipika Pallikal (1, TN) bt Nehaarika Balamurukan (TN) 11-4 11-2 11-1; Tanvi Khanna (5/8, Delhi) bt Likhitta Dugar (TN) 11-4 11-1 11-3; R Lakshya (5/8, TN) bt Vedika Arun (TN) 11-5 11-1 11-2; Ankita Sharma (3/4, Mah) bt Shamika Reddy (TN) 11-4 11-6 11-4; Aparajitha Balamurukan (3/4, TN) bt Ashita Bhengra (TN) 11-6 11-5 11-3; Saai Meera (5/8, TN) bt Shibani Philip (TN) 12-10 6-11 11-6 7-11 11-6; Mayuri (5/8, TN) bt Lakshmi Sruthi (TN) 16-14 11-7 11-6; Anaka Alankamony (2, TN) bt A Apoorva (TN) 11-1 11-2 11-3.

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