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PRATIK'S GEMS - NMSA - ISP SQUASH TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP
( Handicap Team event)

 

On 2nd (Sunday), 8th (Saturday) & 9th (Sunday) September 2007, at The NMSA Club, Navi Mumbai.

   
 
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At the prize distribution function from left to right the winning Jindal Team 'B' Kunwarpal Singh, Laxman Joshi, Sunil Verma, Vasant Bhadra (Sponsor, Pratik Gems) Javed Mohd, Sachin Singh and Mr. Mahendra Agarwal (Founder Director, ISP)   
 

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All Results :

 

Finals:

Jindal ‘B’ bt Khar Gymkhana (2-1)

Doubles: Sunil Verma / Laxman Joshi Lost To Vijay Waghela / Rajesh Rajani 8-11, 8-11

Singles: Laxman Joshi bt Dheeraj Nagpal 11-6, 11-13, 11-9

Doubles : Kunwarpal Singh / Javed Mohd bt Dheeraj Nagpal / Ritesh Bajaj 11-9, 12-10

 

Semi Finals:

Jindal ‘B’ bt Jindal ‘A’ (2-0)

Doubles: Laxman Joshi / Sunil Verma bt Arun Sharma / Nitin Chauhan 11-9, 11-8

Singles: Laxman Joshi bt Shailesh Mishra 11-9, 11-6


Khar Gymkhana bt NMSA ‘A’ (2-0)

Doubles: Vijay Waghela / Rajesh Rajani bt Sonu Merani / Shashi Gupta 11-7, 4-11, 11-3

Singles: Dheeraj Nagpal bt Hari Shenava 13-11, 11-5

 

Quarter Finals: 

Round Robin

Jindal ‘B’ bt NMSA ‘A’ (2-1)

Doubles: Laxman Joshi / Sunil Verma Lost To Sonu Merani / Shashi Gupta 9-11, 11-8, 6-11
Singles: Laxman Joshi bt Hari Shenava 11-9, 12-10
Doubles: Kunwarpal Singh / Javed Mohd bt Vasant Bhadra / Leon Emanuel 11-7, 2-11, 13-11


Khar Gymkhana ‘A’ bt Hyatt Regency ‘B’ (3-0)       

Doubles: Rajesh Rajani / Vijay Waghela bt Waqar Pathan / Shyam Wadkar 11-7, 12-10
Singles: Vijay Waghela bt Ankita Sharma 6-11, 11-6, 11-8
Doubles: Dheeraj Nagpal / Ritesh Bajaj bt Ankita Sharma / Imroze Pathan 11-9, 8-11, 11-8

ISP ‘B’ w/o Club Millennium 

Jindal ‘A’ bt Six Senses (2-1)                          
Doubles: Shailesh Mishra / Anup Sharma bt Mishaal Nathani / Shane Dhondy 2-11,11-5,11-6
Singles: Arun Sharma bt Shane Dhondy 11-9,6-11,11-9
Doubles: Arun Sharma / Nitin Chauhan Lost To Armaan Shaikh / Yohan Surti 8-11, 5-11

1st Round Robin


Hyatt Regency ‘B’ bt Six Senses (2-1)
Doubles: Ankita Sharma / Imroze Pathan bt Armaan Shaikh / Yohan Surti 16-14, 9-11, 11-7
Singles: Waqar Pathan Lost To Rahil Fazelbhoy 6-11, 3-11
Doubles: Shyam Wadkar / Waqar Pathan bt Shane Dhondy / Mishaal Nathani 11-9, 11-7

Jindal ‘B’ bt ISP (3-0)
Doubles: Sunil Verma / Laxman Joshi bt Jogi Singh / Sunil Bhandari 11-5, 13-11
Singles: Laxman Joshi bt Santosh Kharat 11-6, 12-10
Doubles: Kunwarpal Singh / Javed Mohd bt Santosh Kharat / Ramiz 3-11, 11-6, 11-9
 

Khar Gymkhana ‘A’ bt Six Senses (3-0)
Doubles: Vijay Waghela / Rajesh Rajani bt Mishaal Nathani / Shane Dhondy 11-8, 11-7
Singles: Dheeraj Nagpal bt Rahil Fazelbhoy 11-6, 3-11, 11-9
Doubles: Dheeraj Nagpal / Ritesh Bajaj bt Armaan Shaikh & Yohan Surti 11-6, 12-10

Jindal ‘B’ bt Club Millennium (2-1)
Doubles: Sunil Verma / Laxman Joshi bt Ashok Nagpal / Ravindra Jagtap 11-8, 11-9
Singles: Laxman Joshi bt Ravindra Jagtap 6-11, 11-7, 11-8
Doubles: Kunwarpal Singh / Javed Mohd Lost To Sanjay Goyal / Shiv Malhotra 11-5, 8-11, 3-11

Jindal ‘A’ bt Hyatt Regency ‘B’ (3-0)
Doubles: Shailesh Mishra / Anup Sharma bt Imroze Pathan / Ankita Sharma 11-9, 5-11, 13-11
Singles: Arun Sharma bt Waqar Pathan 11-7, 11-5
Doubles: Arun Sharma / Nitin Chauhan bt Waqar Pathan / Shyam Wadkar 11-3, 7-11, 11-9

NMSA ‘A’ bt ISP ‘B’ (3-0)                              
Doubles: Sonu Merani / Shashi Gupta bt Jogi Singh / Santosh Kharat 11-3, 5-11, 11-6
Singles: Leon Emanuel bt Sunil Bhandari 11-9, 11-7
Doubles: Leon Emanuel / Hari Shenava bt Sunil Bhandari / Ramiz 11-8, 11-7

Khar Gymkhana ‘A’ bt Jindal ‘A’ (2-1) 
Doubles: Dheeraj Nagpal / Ritesh Bajaj bt Shailesh Mishra / Anup Sharma 11-8, 11-8
Singles: Vijay Waghela bt Arun Sharma 3-11, 11-6, 11-5
Doubles: Vijay Waghela / Rajesh Rajani Lost To Arun Sharma / Nitin Chauhan 2-11, 11-13

NMSA ‘A’ bt Club Millennium (3-0)
Doubles: Sonu Merani / Shashi Gupta bt Shiv Malhotra / Sanjay Goyal 11-4, 11-3
Singles: Hari Shenava bt Ravindra Jagtap 11-9, 11-8
Doubles: Leon Emanuel / Hari Shenava bt Ravindra Jagtap / Ashok Nagpal 12-10, 11-8

Pre-quarter Finals: 

NMSA ‘A’ Beat Hyatt ‘A’ (2-0)
Doubles : Leon Emanuel & Inderpal Singh Beat Vicky Kalludi & Mahendra Agarwal 13-11, 12-10
Singles : Hari Shenva Beat Mukesh Desai 11-3, 16-14

Hyatt ‘B’ Beat Chembur Gymkhana Sr. (2-0)
Doubles : Waqar Patahan & Sameer Mistry Beat Navneet Singh & Puneet Wig 11-7, 11-9
Singles : Sameer Mistry Beat Anjum Shaikh 11-9, 14-12 

Khar Gymkhana ‘A’ Beat JVPG (2-1)
Doubles : Vijay Waghela & Rajesh Rajani Beat Sachin Jadhav & Anil Mohite 11-7, 9-11, 11-6
Singles : Dheeraj Nagpal Lost To Sachin Jadhav 12-10, 7-11, 8-11
Doubles : Dheeraj Nagpal & Ritesh Beat Kahan Gandhi & Gautam 11-7, 11-5

Jindal ‘A’ Beat MCF ‘A’ (2-1)
Doubles : Santosh & Anup Sharma Lost To Sunil Lalchandani & Gopi Mohite  12-10, 3-11, 10-12
Singles : Arun Sharma Beat Ravi Patil 11-3, 11-9
Doubles : Nitin Chauhan & Arun Beat Sanjay Salvi & Sudesh Mishra 6-11, 11-4, 11-6

Club Millennium Beat Thane (SRAT) (2-1)
Doubles : Ashish Gupta & Shiv Malhotra Beat Aakash Kutty & Saumya Karki 11-6, 7-11, 11-7
Singles : Sanjay Goyal Lost To Saumya Karkai 1-11, 11-7, 10-12
Doubles : Sanjay Goyal & Ashok Nagpal Beat Siddharth Sharma & Hemant Manjrekar 11-9, 12-10

Six Senses Beat ISP ‘A’ (2-1)
Doubles : Rahil Fazelbhoy & Mishaal Nathani Beat Ajit Singh & Aijaz 11-7, 6-11, 11-9
Singles : Rahil Fazelbhoy Lost To Yakub Shaikh 11-6, 9-11, 10-12
Doubles : Armaan Shaikh & Yohann Surti Beat Riaz Mohd & Yakub Shaikh 12-10, 6-11, 11-7

Jindal ‘B’ Beat NMSA ‘C’ (2-0)
Doubles : Sunil Verma & Laxman Joshi Beat Raj & Gulshan 11-6, 4-11, 11-6
Singles : Laxman Joshi Beat Pankaj 13-11, 11-7

ISP ‘B’ Beat NMSA ‘B’ (2-0)
Doubles : Debashish & Santosh Kharat Beat Dr. Seshadri & Dr. Jayanto Mukherji 8-11, 11-6, 11-7
Singles : Santosh Kharat Beat Hemant 1-11, 11-8, 11-3 

 

All Press Articles of the tournament :

 
Jindal Won the Team Squash Championship
(Article in Afternoon, Mumbai :12/9/2007)

The second string squash team of Jindal packed enough guns to get the better of fancied Khar Gymkhana ‘A’ despite dropping the Opening rubber to emerge 2-1 winners in the Pratik Gems-NMSA Squash Team Championship, played at the Navi Mumbai Sports Association courts. After seasoned campaigners Laxman Joshi and Sunil Verma lost the Opening doubles encounter 8-11, 8-11 to Rajesh Rajani and Vijay Waghela of Khar Gym ‘A’ Laxman took the courts again for the singles match and his better ranked opponent Dhiraj Nagpal, winning 11-6,11-13, 11-9. to bring Jindal ‘B’ on level terms.     

In the deciding doubles match Kunwarpal Singh and Javed Mohd, Did the star turn for Jindal ‘B’ defeating Dhiraj Nagpal and Ritesh Bajaj 11-9, 12-10.Jindal ‘B’ took home Rs 20,000 as prize money and handsome trophy for their efforts while Khar Gym ‘A’ won Rs  12,000 as a trophy.    

The chief guest of the evening Vasant Bhadra (Pratik Gems)- and Mahendra Agarawal (Founder Director, ISP) give away the prizes of all the winners.

 

Jindal, the Team to Beat!
(Article in Mid-Day, Mumbai : 11/9/2007)

THE second string squash team of Jindal packed enough guns to get the better of fancied Khar Gymkhana ‘A’ despite dropping the opening rubber to emerge 2-1, winners in the Pratik Gems – NMSA Squash Team Championship, played at the Navi Mumbai sports Association courts.

After seasoned campaigners Laxman Joshi and Sunil Verma lost the opening doubles encounter 8-11, 8-11 to Rajesh Rajani and Vijay Waghela of Khar Gym ‘A’ Laxman took the courts again for the singles match. This time he proved triumphant over his better ranked opponent Dhiraj Nagpal, winning 11-6, 11-3, 11-9 to bring Jindal ‘B’ on level terms.

In the deciding doubles match, Kunwarpal Singh and Javed Mohd. Did a star turn fro Jindal ‘B’ defeted Dhiraj Nagpal and Ritesh Bajaj 11-9, 12-10.

 

Jindal Teams make  Semis
(Article in Afternoon, Mumbai : 11/9/2007)

Jindal squash A & B team’s reached the semi finals of Pratik Gems – NMSA Squash Team Championship, played at the Navi Mumbai sports Association courts here on Sunday.

With the excellent team performance, Khar Gymkhana (A) and NMSA (A) teams also made it to the semis after a round –robin phase. Jindal ‘A’ faced a tough encounter with the hosts, NMSA ‘A’. The experienced pairing of Sonu Mirani and Shashi Gupta were tested by Laxman Joshi and Sunil Verma. Playing a well thoughts out game, Mirani and Gupta took the first game 11-9 but lost the second 8-11.

The third and deciding game was all Mirani and Gupta as they won it 11-6. Laxman Joshi came through in the singles encounter but was made to sweat against Hari Shenaya. Joshi’s Skill and determination gave him the edge as he beat Shenaya 11-9, 12-10.

With the tie at 1-1; the Vasant Bhadra and Leon Emanuel took it upon themselves to give their side a win. Kunwarpal Singh and Javed Mohammed of Jindal had other ideas as they forced a fierce battle which they won 11-7, 2-11, 13-11.

 

Jindal Won the Team Squash Championship
(Article in Asian Age, Mumbai : 11/9/2007)

The second string squash team of Jindal packed enough guns to get the better of fancied Khar Gymkhana ‘A’ despite dropping the Opening rubber to emerge 2-1 winners in the Pratik Gems-NMSA Squash Team Championship, played at the Navi Mumbai Sports Association courts. After seasoned campaigners Laxman Joshi and Sunil Verma lost the Opening doubles encounter 8-11, 8-11 to Rajesh Rajani and Vijay Waghela of Khar Gym ‘A’ Laxman took the courts again for the singles match and his better ranked opponent Dhiraj Nagpal, winning 11-6,11-13, 11-9. to bring Jaindal ‘B’ on level terms.

In the deciding doubles match Kunwarpal Singh and Javed Mohd, Did the star turn for Jindal ‘B’ defeating Dhiraj Nagpal and Ritesh Bajaj 11-9, 12-10

 

NMSA made to toil by Hyatt
(Article in Free Press Journal, Mumbai : 3/9/2007)

The hosts NMSA entered the quarter- finals of the Pratik Gems- NMSA Squash Team Championship with a 2-0 win over Hyatt ‘A’ at the Navi Mumbai Sports Association Courts here on Sunday.        

The first encounter between the two sides was the doubles encounter between Emmanuel and IP Singh of NMSA and Vicky Kalludi and Mahendra Agarwal (who is the founder Director of the Indian Squash Professionals) of the Hyatt Regency. The contest was a close one. The two sides were neck-to-neck for most of the games and the match. It was the crucial points towards the end that decided the winner. The team of Kalludi and Agarwal ran the team of Emmanuel and Singh close but it wasn’t close enough as they lost 13-11, 12-10.        

In the singles encounter Harish Shenva won the first game with ease against Mukesh Desai but Desai fought all the way in the second. The players battled it out to script a highly entertaining match but Shenva held his nerve to close the game out 16-14 to give NMSA the win. In another tie Hyatt ‘B’ accounted for Chembur Gymkhana. The pair of Waqar Pathan and Sameer Mistry outclassed Navdeep Singh and Puneet Wig 11-7, 11-9. In the singles Mistry beat Anjum Sheikh 11-9, 14-12 to help Hyatt ‘B’ to proceed into quarter- finals

 

NMSA Struggles Pass Hyatt
(Article in Hindustan Times, Mumbai : 8/9/2007)

HOSTS NAVI Mumbai Sports Association (NMSA) stormed into the quarter finals of the Pratik Gems- NMSA squash Team Championship with 2-0 win over Hyatt ‘A’ at the Navi Mumbai Sports Association Courts on Sunday.

NMSA Emmanuel and IP Singh clinched an engrossing doubles contest against Vicky Kalludi and Mahendra Agarwal of Hyatt Regency at 13-11, 12-10 before Harish Shenva defeated Mukesh Desai 16-14 to give NMSA the win.

 

79th Tournament Organised by ISP