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DUTCH JUNIOR U-15 OPEN 2015

  At Amsterdam, Netherland (12/7/2015)
    
  Tushar Shahani wins U-15 & Navmi Sharma is runners up in Dutch Junior Open squash

After making an impact in the Pioneer Cup junior event earlier in Germany, two Indian players made decisive gains in Netherlands. Tushar Shahani in the boys’ section and Navmi Sharma in the girls, both U-15 players, did themselves proud by reaching the title round in the Dutch Junior Open squash event.

Tushar went on to win the boy’s title beating an English player Oscar Beach in the final and give Indian squash image a fresh boost in Europe.

On the other hand, Navmi Sharma had to settle for a runner up spot. Seeded two, Navmi went down to the top seed Marina Stefanoni in 3 straight games.

Final Results:
Tushar Sahani beat Oscar Beach (Eng) 9-11, 11-7, 11-2, 11-2
Marina Stefanoni (USA) beat Navmi Sharma 11-8, 11-5, 11-8.
   
   
 

DUTCH JUNIOR U-13 OPEN 2014

  At Amsterdam, Netherland (16/7/2014)
   
  After Pioneer Cup title in Germany, Silver in Iran now Dutch Open silver for India’s top most junior Yash Fadte: Netherlands (16th July 2014)

India’s top junior squash player Yash Fadte went down fighting to top seed Jared Carter of England to finish runner-up in the boys under-13 Dutch Junior Open Squash Championship, held at the Frans Otten Stadion, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Third seed Fadte, who won the Pioneer Cup title in Germany last week and the silver in the 21st Asian Junior Individual Championship in Iran, gave the European champion and England No 1 a huge scare before going down 9-11, 11-6, 11-5, 16-14 in a 50-minute thriller.

Fadte snatched the opening set in a tight finish and almost forced the decider after stretching the crucial fourth set well into extra points.

Goan lad Fadte, a student of St Joseph’s Institute, Vasco kicked off his campaign with a 11-7, 11-6, 11-7 win over qualifier Maxwell Velasquez of the US in the first round and overcame another American Harry Charlton 11-3, 11-9, 14-12 in an exciting second round.

Fadte went on to beat formidable Toufik Mekhalfi of France for the second time in two weeks in the quarter-finals. The Indian, who beat Mekhalfi in the Pioneer Cup final, scored another 11-4, 12-10, 11-6 win.

In the semi-finals, Fadte shocked second seed and European No 2 Tamas Devald of Hungary 11-3, 11-1, 11-9 before losing to Carter in the final of the concluding Super Series event of the European Junior Circuit, played under the auspices of the European Squash Federation.
   
 

DUTCH JUNIOR U-19 OPEN 2014

  At Amsterdam, Netherland (13/7/2014)
   
  Yuen Tsun became the first Hong Kong junior men player winning the Under-19 title of the Super Series ("SS") event of the European Junior Circuit ("EJC").

Final:
[9/16] Yip Tsun Yuen (HKG) bt [1] Auguste Dussourd (FRA) 11-13, 11-5, 9-11, 11-7, 14-12 (68m)

Semi-finals:
[1] Auguste Dussourd (FRA) bt [3/4] Michael Craig (IRL) 11-9, 11-7, 14-12 (49m)
[9/16] Yip Tsun Yuen (HKG) bt [5/8] Jami Aijanen (FIN) 11-13, 11-6, 11-2, 11-8 (59m)

Quarter-finals:

[1] Auguste Dussourd (FRA) bt [5/8] Kristian Rautiainen (FIN) 11-9, 11-6, 11-5 (46m)
[3/4] Michael Craig (IRL) bt [5/8] Emyr Evans (WAL) 11-8, 11-8, 11-4 (49m)
[9/16] Yip Tsun Yuen (HKG) bt [3/4] Lau Tsz Kwan (HKG) 6-11, 11-6, 11-9, 11-8 (47m)
[5/8] Jami Aijanen (FIN) bt [2] Thomas Laursen (DEN) 11-4, 11-6, 11-9 (34m)

3rd round:
[5/8] Kristian Rautiainen (FIN) bt Ranvijay Singh (IND) 11-5, 11-3, 11-4
[9/16] Yip Tsun Yuen (HKG) bt Madhav Dhingra (IND) 11-8, 11-7, 5-11, 11-8

2nd round:
Ranvijay Singh (IND) bt Nathan Kaiser (ENG) 11-5, 11-4, 11-5
[9/16] Yip Tsun Yuen (HKG) bt Guhan Senthilkumar (IND) 11-7, 11-8, 11-3
Madhav Dhingra (IND) bt [5/8] James Peach (ENG) 13-11, 11-9, 11-4

1st round:
Ranvijay Singh (IND) bt Alexander Lundqvist (SWE) 11-6, 11-4, 11-2
Guhan Senthilkumar (IND) bt Asad Gul (PAK) w/o
Madhav Dhingra (IND) bt Hamish Falconer (ENG) 10-12, 11-7, 11-2, 11-7
[5/8] Jami Aijanen (FIN) bt Arjun Deepak Kochar (IND) 7-11, 11-9, 6-11, 11-9, 11-5
[9/16] George Willis (ENG) bt Rajat Sharma (IND) 11-6, 11-7, 11-5

For photograph: http://www.hksquash.org.hk/images/news/Dutch%20Jr.Open_Lui&Yuen.jpg
   

Akanksha Salunkhe clinches Dutch Junior Open squash title 2013

  At Amsterdam, Netherland (14/7/2013)
 

Dempo Goodwill Ambassador and Goan Achiever of the Year 2013 in Sports, Akanksha Salunkhe won the Dutch Junior Open Squash tournament in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. 

In the finals Akanksha defeated No 2 seed Sarah Lauridsen from Denmark 3-1 (11-5, 11-6, 9-11, 11-3) to emerge champion. 

Almost 400 players from 37 countries participated in this year’s edition of the Dutch Junior Open, considered to be one of the best tournaments in Europe and second only to the revered British Junior Open.  

The tournament was held at the Frans Otten Stadium which is right next to the Olympic Stadium in Amsterdam. 

Eighteen players from India had travelled to Amsterdam this year for the tournament and Akanksha’s performance was the best amongst the Indian contingent thereby bringing the state of Goa on top. She had stood 17th last year in the same category of girls U-13. 

Other Indians who faired well include — Aryaman Adik from Mumbai, who stood 2nd in boys U-15 category after losing to Kyle Finch of England 3-0. He gave a spirited fight at 11-9, 11-2 and 12-10. 

Shamika Reddy of Chennai stood 3rd in girls U-15 category. She won her 3rd place against Amy Commisso from Canada. 

Veer Chotrani from Mumbai stood 4th in boys U-13 category. He lost to Ali Yacout from Egypt 3-1 Tushar Shahani from Mumbai stood 5th in boys U-13 category. He won last match against Jared Carter from England. Madhav Dhingra from Mumbai stood 5th in boys U-19 category.  

FINALS:
Akanksha beat Sarah Lauridsen (Den)11-5, 11-6, 9-11, 11-3.

SEMI-FINALS:
Akanksha beat Shamika Reddy (Ind) 11-8, 6-11, 11-2, 8-11, 11-4.

QUARTER-FINALS:
Akanksha beat Neharika Balmurukan (Ind) 11-5,11-5, 11-9

PRE-QUARTERS:
Akanksha beat Jane Pincus (USA) 11-3, 11-3, 11-3

1ST ROUND:
Akanksha beat Katie Manternach (USA) 11-5, 11-5, 11-3

Forexx Women’s World Open Squash Championships 2009

  At Netherland : 23rd Sept 2009
 

RESULTS:  

1st round:
Raneem El Weleily (EGY) bt Joshna Chinappa (IND) 11-5, 11-4, 11-6 (16m)

Qualifying finals:
Sarah Kippax (ENG) bt Dipika Pallikal (IND)  11-5, 2-11, 11-8, 10-12, 12-10 (51m)
Joshna Chinappa (IND) bt Nour El Sherbini (EGY)  8-11, 11-9, 7-11, 11-8, 11-8 (44m)

2nd qualifying round:
Joshna Chinappa (IND) bt Celia Allamargot (FRA) 11-9, 11-9, 11-5 (24m)
Dipika Pallikal (IND) bt Lisa Camilleri (AUS) 11-6, 8-11, 11-6, 11-8 (34m)

1st qualifying round:
Dipika Pallikal (IND) bt Cecilie Mayer (DEN) 11-5, 11-2, 11-4 (19m)  

Click here for more details : http://www.squashplayer.co.uk/resultspage.asp?Key=2268 

   
   

DUTCH JUNIOR OPEN SQUASH CHAMPIONSHIP 2006

  At Amsterdam, Netherland (07/07/2006)
   

Good show by Dipika
The Hindu (17th July 2006)

Chennai: India's Dipika Pallikal won the Dutch junior Open squash championship in the girls' under-15 category, beating Nouran Alaa El Torky 9-6, 9-4, 9-3, in the final, at Amsterdam, on Sunday.

Not dropping a game in the entire tournament, the top seed defeated Heng Yi Liam (9-0, 9-1, 9-4), Wee Nee Low (9-0, 9-3, 9-4), Yan Xin Tan (10-8, 9-7, 9-3) and Vidya Rajan (10-8, 9-7, 9-5) before prevailing in the final.

The victory makes it a hat-trick for the 14-year-old, who had earlier won the title in 2004 (under-13) and 2005 (under-15).

16-July, Final results :

B13: [33] Afeeq Abedeen (Pak) bt [34] Ahmed Khalik (Mas) 9/7, 9/3, 9/4

B15: [45] Amr Khalid Khalifa  (Egy) bt [43] Omar Mohei (Egy)  9/7, 9/7, 9/0

B17: [10] Andrew Wagih (Egy) bt [12] Neil Cordell (Eng)  9/3, 9/0, 9/1

B19: [61] Mohammed Kamash (Egy) bt [2] Petr Martin (Cze) 9/1, 9/0, 9/1

G13: [12] Kanzy El Dafrawy (Egy) bt [11] Salma Hatem (Egy) 9/3, 9/3, 9/3

G15: [1] Dipika Pallikal (Ind) bt [10] Nouran El Torky (Egy)  9/6,9/4,9/3

G17: [5] Heba El Torky (Egy) bt [33] Rachael Goh (Mas)  9/1, 10/8, 4/9

G19: [1] Camille Serme (Fra) bt [31] Annie Au (Hkg) 9/1, 9/4, 9/0