The curtain came down on the opening events of the JSW Indian Squash Circuit 2016 at the Otters courts this evening.
(1) Iker Pajares Bernabeu (ESP) bt (2) Edmon Lopez (ESP) 3-0: 11-3, 11-9, 11-3 (27 mins)
The two Spaniard's who are good friends off the court contested the Men's Final. Bernabeu had a lot in the tank as he strolled to a straight games win over Lopez who had his moments briefly towards the end of the second. Bernabeu was far too accurate and composed and com
(1) Iker Pajares Bernabeu (ESP) bt (3) Robert Downer (ENG) 3-1: 11-8, 8-11, 11-7, 11-3 (55 mins)
In a tight semi final the top seeded Bernabeu displayed greater consistency and accuracy to complete a fine win over Robert Downer who fought admirably and controlled a significant part of the first three games before Bernabeu booked his place in tomorrow's final. (2) Edmon Lopez (ESP) bt Abdullah Al Muzayen ( KWT) (Match to Edmon. Abdullah retired hurt) 2-1: 7-11, 11-6, 13-11 (
The leading Indian contender kept her date with Annie Au but not before being put through the grinder by the gritty Tesni Evans at the packed Otters Club courts this evening.
A packed gallery meant that hundreds of keen spectators including a large number of juniors had to watch the gripping action on a super large screen by the ocean in front of the impressive swimming pool at the club.
(2) Joshna Chinappa (IND) bt (6) Tesni Evans (WAL) 3-1: 11-6, 15-13, 9-11, 11-8 (73 m
It was mixed fortunes for the top two Indian players at the Otters courts this evening. Joshna Chinappa (IND) beat Liu Tsz Ling (HKG) 11-7, 5-11, 11-5, 11-5 ( 31 minutes) Joshna Chinappa was the dominant player in her quarter final vs Liu giving her opponent very little width to play with as she took the first 11-7, Liu came back smartly to level the match before Joshna moved it up a gear to take a spot in the semi final against Tesni Evans. Tesni Evans ( WAL) beat Dipika Pal
Currently, India's top women player Joshna Chinappa (WR 10) will be looking forward to move further up into the ranking table with the home ground advantage in the upcoming $35000 Otters International JSW ISC 2016 which starts on 29th September 2016 at Otters Club in Mumbai, India. #Squash #IndianSquash #PSA #WSA #PSAWorldTour #JoshnaChinappa #IndiaSquash #India #OttersInternational2016 #OttersClub #Mumbai #Bandra #IndianSquashCircuit #JSW #Sports
The JSW Indian Circuit continues to make more meaningful impact. In it's third edition, this year we've put together a USD 35000 event for Women giving our top two players Joshna and Dipika a huge opportunity. There will be interest around Akanksha Salunkhe's step up to the big stage. #IndianSquashCircuit #India #Mumbai #Bandra #Sports #IndiaSquash #OttersClub #JoshnaChinappa #PSA #PSAWorldTour #OttersInternational2016 #WSA #IndianSquash #JSW #Squash