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Asian Jr. Squash : Veer Chotrani ousts top seed, medals for 7 Indians
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Asian Jr. Squash : Veer Chotrani ousts top seed, medals for 7 Indians

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Chennai, June 28 : Veer Chotrani was India's hero as the 9/16 seeded
Indian upset top seed Siow Yee Xian of Singapore in five games to enter the
Boys' U-19 semifinal and assured himself of a medal in the Asian junior squash
championship being held at Macau on Friday.

A SRFI release here said Veer had in May won the Southern Slam event in
Chennai and convinced all that he was in good touch.

Today he showed his fighting qualities in bouncing back from a 1-2 down
situation in game scores to put it across the higher rated Singaporean.
In all seven Indians will feature in the last four in various age categories
assuring seven medals.

The results:
Boys:
U-19: Veer Chotrani (9/16) bt Siow Yee Xian(1) (Sing) 11-7, 6-11, 8-11, 11-9,
11-7; Yash Fadte (5/8) bt Tushar Shahani (¾) 11-8, 11-6, 12-10;
U-17: Neel Joshi (¾) bt Lee Minwoo (5/8) (Kor) 10-12, 11-9, 11-3, 11-5; Duncan
Lee Yung Yii (¾) (Mal) bt Navaneeth Prabhu S 11-6, 11-4, 9-11, 12-10; Nathan
Kueh Tsz Bing (2) (Mal) bt Shreemann Raghavan (5/8) 11-7, 11-7, 12-10.
U-15: Paarth Ambani (¾) bt Law Arthur Pak Ki (HK) 15-13, 11-4, 7-11, 11-9;
U-13:Low Wa Sern (Mal) bt Avalokit Singh (1) 11-5, 11-3, 11-8; Chistopher
M Buraga (5/8) (Phil) bt Ekambir Singh (¾) 11-4, 6-11, 5-11, 11-6, 11-4; Wong
Wing Kuen (HK) bt Arihant K.S. (2) 11-7, 11-6, 11-7.
Girls:
U-19: Chan Yiwen (1) (Mal) bt Amira Singh (9/16) 11-4, 11-3, 11-8; Sanya Vats
(¾) bt Lee Sum Yuet (9./16) (HK) 11-8, 11-4, 11-2.
U-17: Chan Sin Yuk (1) (HK) bt Yoshna Singh (9/16) 11-3, 11-6, 11-4; Yee Xin
Ying (¾) (Mal) bt Aishwarya Khubchandani (5/8) 11-7, 11-6, 11-4.
U-15: Yuvna Gupta (¾) bt Wai Sze Wing (HK) 11-7, 11-5, 11-6.
U-13: Anahat Singh (1) bt Ho Tsz Ling Alyssa (HK)12-10, 13-15, 11-6, 11-8;
Kwong Ena (HK) bt Unnati Tripathi (¾) 8-11, 11-6, 11-3, 11-2.
UNI