ISP Squash
 
   
   
 

MUMBAI UNIVERSITY INTER - COLLEGIATE SQUASH TOURNAMENT

  On 13th November, 2007 : At Police Gymkhana, Mumbai
   
 

P. K. Singh (Sports Director, H R College), Dr. Indu Shahani (Principal, H R College), Shiv Malhotra (Secretary General, SRAM) along with the Runners up Mumbai University team from left to right : Dhiraj Nagpal, Siddharth Samantray, Cyrus Vakil, Vikram Malhotra, Arun Sharma & Jai Singh Thori

 

 

Click here for photographs

 

All Results :

Finals: Vikram Malhotra (HR College) bt Dhiraj Nagpal (HR College) 11-8, 11-8, 12-10 (3-0)

3rd - 4th Place:
Cyrus Vakil (HR College) bt Arun Sharma (Lokmanya Tilak) 11-6, 11-8, 6-11, 11-8 (3-1)

Semi Final:
Vikram Malhotra (HR College) bt Arun Sharma (Lokmanya Tilak) 11-5, 11-5, 11-9,  (3-0)
Dhiraj Nagpal (HR College) bt Cyrus Vakil (HR College) 11-8, 11-4, 11-7 (3-0)

Quarter Final:
Vikram Malhotra (HR College) bt Kaushil Shah (NM College)  11-1, 11-3, 11-5,  (3-0)
Arun Sharma (Lokmanya Tilak College) bt Ridesh Sejpal (Ruia College) 11-3, 11-0, 11-3,  (3-0)
Cyrus Vakil (HR College) bt Jaisingh Thori (Seth Hirachand Mudda College) 11-9, 11-8, 11-9,  (3-0)
Dhiraj Nagpal (HR College) bt Shailesh Mishra (Lokmanya Tilak) 11-5, 11-4, 11-7,  (3-0)

Qualifying Round:
Kaushil Shah (NM College) bt Kunal Shinde (Ruia College) 11-5,11-7 (2-0)
Shailesh Mishra (Lokmanya Tilak) bt Vineet Jain (NM College) 11-2, 11-2,  (2-0)
Jaisingh Thori (Seth Hirachand Mudda College) bt Tapan Parekh (NM College) 11-2, 11-0,  (2-0)

 

All Press Articles of the tournament :

 

Malhotra All The Way
(Article in Mid-Day, Mumbai : 20/11/2007)

MUMBAI University’s top seed Vikram Malhotra blanked Karthik Sharma from Rajasthan University 3-0 to reach the quarter- finals of the individual events in the All-India Interuniversity squash tournament yesterday. The event is co-sponsored bt avon Cycles Ltd and organized by the sports Council of HR College in association with the University of Mumbai, in association with the University of Mumbai, in collaboration with the Indian Squash Professional and played at the CCI courts. Suhail Kapoor (Delhi) Defeated Karan Singh  (Punjab) in straight sets. Second seed Dhiraj Nagpal and third seed Siddhart Sharma also had easy outings.

 

 

Malhotra, Nagpal In Final
(Article in Hindustan Times, Mumbai : 14/11/2007)

TOP SEED Vikram Malhotra and third seed Dhiraj Nagpal, both students of HR College, stormed into the finals of the Mumbai University Inter-Collegiate Squash Championship at police Gymkhana on Tuesday.      

Vikram Malhotra defeated fourth seed Arun Sharma from Lokmanya Tilak College in Straight sets 11-5, 11-5, and 11-9 while Dhiraj Nagpal upsets second seed Cyrus Vakil 11-8, 11-4,11-7.

 

 

Vikram Triumphs
(Article in Free Press Journal, Mumbai : 15/11/2007)

As expected the top seed Vikram Malhotra clinched the title defeating the third seed Dhiraj Nagpal in straight sets of the Mumbai University’s Inter-collegiate Squash Championship 2007 hosted by the Indian Squash Professional and played at police Gymkhana.  

The 17-years-old was favorite to triumph as his ranking was far superior to his senior counterpart. The first two sets were smooth sailing for him but in the third set Nagpal tried to fight back but failed to take the match in the fourth set. This has been a lucky first time for Malhotra who managed to defeat last year’s winner Dhiraj Nagpal 11-8, 11-8,12-10(3-0).

 

 Malhotra Halts Defending Championship Nagpal in Squash
(Article in Asian Age, Mumbai : 21/11/2007)

Mumbai, Nov .13: Vikram Malhotra oh H.R. College claimed his maiden inter-collegiate title defeating champion and college-mate Dhiraj Nagpal 11-8, 11-8, 12-10(3-0) in the final of the Mumbai University inter-collegiate squash championship 2007 hosted by HR College and Organized by the Indian Squash Professional at Police Gymkhana here on Tuesday. 

I very confident of winning this tournament as I have been in good form. The Belgium experience helped me a lot,’ said Malhotra who took on an opponent four years his senior.  

Both players looked in tremendous form in the semi-finals. Malhotra beat fourth seed Arun Sharma from Lokmanya Tilak College 11-5, 11-5,11-9 while Nagpal upset second seed Cyrus Vakil 11-8, 11-4, 11-7. 

 

 

Malhotra Nagpal To Meet In The Finals
(
Article in Free Press Journal, Mumbai : 14/11/2007)

It was day dominated by the top seeders who played accordingly to make it to the finals of the Mumbai University Inter-Collegiate Squash Championship 2007 hosted by HR College and organized by the Indian Squash Professionals at Police Gymkhana on Tuesday.

Top seed Vikram Malhotra and third seed Dhiraj Nagpal stormed into the finals to set up a title clash.

Both the players also students of HR College looked in tremendous for, to defeat their semi-final opponent. Vikram Malhotra defeated fourth seed Arun Sharma from Lokmanya Tilak College in straight sets 11-5, 11-5, 11-9, while Dhiraj Nagpal upset second seed Cyrus Vakil 11-8, 11-4, 11-7.

The final clash will be played between two friends who practice daily at Otter’s Open, Bandar and are also from the same college. But Vikram Malhotra is four years younger to Dhiraj Nagpal so a mouth watering final is one the cards.

 

81st Tournament Organised by ISP