Easy day for Indian teams in Asian Junior Squash

Last Updated: Wed, Feb 20, 2013 14:10 hrs

Seoul, Feb 20 (IANS) The Indian junior squash team began with emphatic wins in the Asian Junior Team Championships here Wednesday.

The India junior men, seeded second behind Pakistan, routed China 3-0 in their opening match, dropping only 10 points in the nine games played.

Mahesh Mangaonkar, the No.1 player, sat on the bench for the match giving his teammates a chance to get used to the conditions.

The Indian girls, the top seeds, too convincingly won their opener against Chinese Taipei 3-0 with their No.1 player Anaka Alankamony sitting out the match.

The results:

Junior boys: India beat China 3-0 (Madhav Dhingra bt Wu Kaiyuan 11-1, 11-0, 11-0; Kush Kumar bt Liang Jun 11-1, 11-2, 11-3; Deepak Mishra bt Yang Tianxia 11-1, 11-1, 11-1).

Junior girls: India beat Chinese-Taipei 3-0 (Harshit Jawanda bt He Xinru 11-3, 11-2, 11-4; Aparajitha Balamurukan bt Duan Siyu 11-5, 11-5, 11-1; Lakshya Ragvendran bt Peng Zhenni 11-1, 11-0, 11-0).

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