Abhay defeats compatriot Velavan to enter semi-finals

Abhay defeats compatriot Velavan to enter semi-finals

Meanwhile, in the women’s competition, Tanvi Khanna and Sunayna Kuruvilla progressed to the last-four stage.

CHENNAI: Abhay Singh defeated Velavan Senthilkumar in four games in an all-Indian battle on Wednesday to advance to the men’s semi-finals of the HCL SRFI Indian Tour Chennai leg PSA tournament at the Indian Squash Academy here. Meanwhile, in the women’s competition, Tanvi Khanna and Sunayna Kuruvilla progressed to the last-four stage.

RESULTS (INDIANS UNLESS MENTIONED): Quarter-finals: Men: Martin Svec (Czech Republic) bt Tomotaka Endo (Japan) 11-4, 11-6, 11-9; Khaled Labib (Egypt) bt Mohamed Nasser (Egypt) 6-11, 3-11, 11-9, 11-9, 11-7; Abhay Singh bt Velavan Senthilkumar 11-7, 3-11, 11-6, 11-9; Yassin Elshafei (Egypt) bt Rahul Baitha 11-6, 6-11, 11-4, 11-4.

Women: Kenzy Ayman (Egypt) bt Urwashi Joshi 11-5, 11-5, 7-11, 12-10; Tanvi Khanna bt Menna Walid (Egypt) 11-8, 11-9, 7-11, 11-5; Sunayna Kuruvilla bt Haya Ali (Egypt) 8-11, 11-8, 11-8, 11-5; Salma Eltayeb (Egypt) bt Amina El Rihany (Egypt) 11-7, 11-1, 11-4

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