Unseeded Aparajitha upset second seed Sachika Balvani to enter final

Vastavam web: Unseeded Aparajitha Balamurukan of Tamil Nadu upset second seed Sachika Balvani of Maharashtra in five games to enter the women’s final of the 74th CCI- Western India Open Squash Tournament here today.Aparajitha dumped an error-prone Sachika 2-11, 11-7, 10-12, 11-4, 11-6 in the semi-final and will meet top seed Urwashi Joshi in the final.Top seed Ravi Dixit of Haryana and second seed Gaurav Nandrajog of Delhi advanced to the men’s semi-finals along with Mumbai duo, Aditya Jagtap and Abhishek Pradhan.

Results: Men (Quarter-finals): Ravi Dixit bt Jamal Sakib 11-3, 11-9, 12-10; Aditya Jagtap bt Sandeep Jangra 11-8, 11-4, 11-8; Abhishek Pradhan bt Abhishek Agarwal 11-7, 11-2, 11-8; Gaurav Nandrajog bt Naveen Jangra bt 11-9, 11-7, 11-8.Girls U-11 (Semi finals): Diya Yadav bt Unnati Tripathi 3-11, 11-8, 11-8, 11-4; Anahat Singh bt Jiya Chotrani 11-4, 11-6, 11-9.Girls U-13 (Semi-finals): Aasya Patel bt Nayna Taneja 11-2, 11-5, 11-3; Pooja Arthi R. bt Kaavya Bansal 13-11, 9-11, 6-11, 11-5, 11-5.

Girls U-15 (Semi-finals): Aishwarya Khubchandani bt Tanishka Jain 11-1, 11-9, 11-4; Yuvna Gupta bt Sarah Vethekar 6-11, 11-9, 4-11, 16-14, 11-9.Girls U-19 (Semi-finals): Ashita Bhengra bt Sparshi Mattas 11-5, 11-9, 11-5; Radhika Rathore bt Aaradhana Kasturiraj 9-11, 11-0, 11-6, 11-5.Boys U-11 (Semi-finals): Ekambir Singh bt Siddharth Bhandari 11-3, 9-11, 11-5, 11-9; Dev Sharma bt Aakash Kannan 3-11, 11-9, 11-2, 11-13, 11-8.Boys U-13 (Semi-finals): Yuvraj Wadhwani bt Shaurya Bawa 12-10, 7-11, 11-7, 11-7; Rutva Samant bt Devay Mehta 11-7, 11-9, 11-5.