Egyptians,English,Indians dominate in World Junior Squash

Egyptians,English,Indians dominate in World Junior Squash

Herentals : Belgium | Jul 14, 2011 at 7:04 AM PDT
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The Egyptians, English and the Indians remained dominant at the World Junior Men's Individual Squash Championships moving into the third round at the Flemish Squash Centre courts in Herentals, Belgium on Thursday. Led by top seed Amr Khaled Khalifa, the highest ranked professional among the youngsters, he was joined by fellow countrymen Fares Dessouki, Mohamed Aboelghar, Mazen Hesham Sabry and the number two seed Marwan Al Shorbagy. The English had Oliver Holland, James Earles, Declan James and Nicholas Hopcroft in the hunt for the top honors while the Indians were led by Ramit Tandon, Abhishek Pradhan and Mahesh Mangaonkar. The third round clash would provide exciting squash as the top seed meets fellow countryman Fares, Number two seed Marwan meets Canadian Tyler Osborne and Indian Ramit seeded 5/8 takes on Pradhan. In second round Amr beat Indian Kush Kumar 11-4,11-3,11-1, Fares had prevailed over Frenchman Damien Volland 11-3,11-7,11-0, Ramit had beaten Abdulla Al-Tamimi of Qatar 11-5,11-8,11-9, Pradhan beat Canadian Michael Mccue 9-11,11-9,11-1, 11-7, Aboelghar beat Colombian Juan Vargas 11-5,11-1,11-7, England's Holland had prevailed Frenchman Arthur Moineau 11-9,8-11,11-3,11-2, Earles beat another French Quint Mandil 11-3,11-5,11-6, German Valentin Rapp lost to Frenchman Alexandre Cogno 9-11,6-11,11-7,6-11, Mazen beat Kuwait's Yousef Saleh 11-6,5-11,11-8,11-5 and American Dylan Murray had beaten Frenchman Jerome Dadot 11-6,11-9,11-6 to move into the third round where he faces 5/8 seed Englishman Declan James.

TASNEEM KHAN is based in Miami, Florida, United States of America, and is a Reporter on Allvoices.
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