Six Indians to play in boy`s World Junior Squash tourney
New Delhi: National junior champion Aditya
Jagtap and Malaysian All-Star junior U-19 winner Ravi Dixit
will be among the 114 racqueters vying for top honours at the
boy`s World Junior Individual Squash Championship to be held
at Quito in Ecuador from July 27 to August 1.
Apart from the duo, other Indians to feature in the 17th
edition of the event will be Ramit Tandon, Abhishek Pradhan,
Mahesh Mangaonkar and Karan Malik.
Three Indians -- Jagtap, Dixit and Tandon -- will open
their campaign from the second round as they have been awarded
bye in the opening round.
Pradhan will play Australia`s Jake Davidson on the first
day of the tournament at the Quito Tennis and Golf Club.
Mangaonkar and Malik will take on Guatemala`s Luis Flores
Muyshondt and Colombia`s Juan Vargas Heredia respectively the
The mega-event has attracted players from 25 countries.
The tournament will be followed by the boy`s World Junior Team
Championship from August 2-7.