Top seed and under-19 National champion Vikram Malhotra was
in rampaging form as he blanked second seed Sahil Vora to lift the men's
singles title in the Minute Maid Pulpy Orange Squash Classic 2008, which
concluded at the squash courts of Gold's Gym, Oshiwara on Tuesday.
Malhotra was in total control against Vora, his speed and
power play brooking no opposition from the senior rival, who has been
playing collegiate squash in the US. Malhotra prevailed 11-9, 11-7, 11-6 in
just 35 minutes. Malhotra won Rs 7,500 for his victory, while Vora took home
The handicap doubles title was lifted by Kunwarpal Singh and
Nitin Chauhan of Jindal, who defeated their clubmates Sunil Verma and Laxman
Joshi 15-14, 15-13. The doubles winners gained Rs 8,000, with the runner-up
pair winning Rs 4,000.
In the semi-finals, Malhotra weathered a tough first game
before getting the better of former National champion Akhil Behl 12-10,
11-3, 11-5 , while Vora scored a 11-2, 11-6, 11-6 victory over teenager
Additional Commissioner of Police Archana Tyagi gave away the