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India off to a good start at the World Junior Squash Championships

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894   //    31 Jul 2015, 20:32 IST
Action from the World Junior Championship

India started off on a fluent note in the girls’ team event of the WSF-world junior squash championship beating Finland 3-0 on the opening day on Friday in Eindhoven, Netherlands.

India is seeded seventh and is in pool B along with USA (seeded 2), Australia (10) and Finland (13/16).   For India,  Akanksha  Salunkhe, Harshit  Jawanda and Adya Advani played in that order and each of them made little fuss and they completed a quick win.

This is the eighth time that India is competing in this Championship. India’s best show was finishing third in 2009.

India plays Australia next. The results: India bt Finland 3-0 (Akanksha Salunkhe bt Henrietta Huuhka  11-1, 11-8, 11-5; Harshit Jawanda bt Maarit Ekholm 11-1, 11-5, 11-4; Adya Advani bt Riina Koskinen 11-7, 11-7, 11-7)

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