Neel Joshi and Ananya Dabke win Dutch Open


Vastavam web: Mumbai’s Neel Joshi and Ananya Dabke bagged the under-15 boys and girls titles respectively in the Dutch Open Junior Squash Championship in Amsterdam, Netherlands, according to information received here.Top seed Joshi beat 5/8 seed Khalil Alhassan of England 9-11, 11-4, 11-5, 11-6 in the boys final, while Dabke, seeded down the order at 9/12, scripted a shock 11-7, 11-4, 12-10 win over second seed Serena Daniel of the US in the corresponding girls title round.Two other Indians did well to reach the girls under-15 quarter-finals where another Mumbai girl Aishwarya Khubchandani fell to England s Torrie Malik in straight games, while Yoshna Singh went down to Daniel 14-12, 11-9, 12-14, 11-13, 4-11 in a gripping contest.
Cologne Cup winner Joshi, who earned a first round bye, warmed up with straight sets wins over Belgium s Bjarne Schaillee, Yaseen Elsebaie of Egypt and compatriot Shreeman Raghavan