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13/02/2018
Vedanta Indian Open 2018

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Vedanta Indian Open 2018
06 - 11 Feb
Mumbai, India, $35k
Round ONE
08 Feb
Quarters
09 Feb
Semis
10 Feb
Final
11 Feb
[1] Saurav Ghosal (IND)
11-3, 11-4, 11-6 (44m)
[Q] Karim El Hammany (EGY)
Saurav Ghosal
11-8, 11-6, 11-7 (37m)
Karim Ali Fathi
Saurav Ghosal
11-8, 13-11, 11-6 (54m)
Greg Lobban
Saurav Ghosal
11-9, 5-11, 6-11, 11-7, 12-10 (67m)
Nicolas Müller
 
[5] Karim Ali Fathi (EGY)
11-5, 13-11, 11-9 (42m)
Eain Yow Ng (MAS)
[8] Nathan Lake (ENG)
11-7, 12-10, 5-11, 11-8 (51m)
Harinder Pal Singh Sandhu (IND)
Harinder Pal Singh Sandhu
9-11, 11-5, 11-9, 11-7 (53m)
Greg Lobban
[3] Greg Lobban (SCO)
13-11, 11-6, 11-9 (37m)
[Q] Addeen Idrakie (MAS)
[4] Omar Abdel Meguid (EGY)
11-9, 13-11, 10-12, 11-7 (72m)
[Q] Rex Hedrick (AUS)
Omar Abdel Meguid
17-15, 11-8, 12-10 (59m)
Chris Simpson
Chris Simpson
9-11, 11-6, 13-11, 11-4 (54m)
Nicolas Müller
[7] Chris Simpson (ENG)
8-11, 11-9, 11-9, 9-11, 11-3 (80m)
Mazen Gamal (EGY)
[6] Lucas Serme (FRA)
11-6, 12-10, 11-8 (50m)
[WC]
Mahesh Mangaonkar (IND)
Mahesh Mangaonkar
11-9, 5-11, 11-9, 11-9 (49m)
Nicolas Müller
[Q] Ammar Altamimi (KUW)
11-9, 7-11, 11-4, 11-7 (34m)
[2]
Nicolas Müller (SUI)
Qualifying

Qualifying finals:
Rex Hedrick (AUS) bt Shehab Essam (EGY) 11-7, 11-3, 8-11, 11-1
Addeen Idrakie (MAS) bt Auguste Dussourd (FRA) 11-7, 11-8, 11-9 (43m)
Ammar Altamimi (KUW) bt Abhay Singh (IND) 11-1, 11-7, 11-4 (26m)
Karim El Hammamy (EGY) bt Wong Chi Him (HKG) 11-8, 13-15, 11-7, 11-7 (62m)

1st qualifying round:
Rex Hedrick (AUS) bt Ashish Keskar (IND) 11-2, 11-1, 11-4
Shehab Essam (EGY) bt Guhan Senthilkumar (IND) 11-1, 11-5, 11-8
Addeen Idrakie (MAS) bt Aadit Zaveri (IND) 12-10, 11-2, 11-3
Auguste Dussourd (FRA) bt Aditya Jagtap (IND) 8-11, 13-15, 11-7, 11-9, 11-8
Ammar Altamimi (KUW) bt Robert Downer (ENG) 11-7, 11-5, 11-9
Abhay Singh (IND) bt Mohammad Almasoud (KUW) 11-6, 11-6, 5-11, 11-2
Wong Chi Him (HKG) bt Ravi Dixit (IND) 11-3, 11-4, 11-4
Karim El Hammamy (EGY) bt Sandeep Ramachandran (IND) 11-4, 6-11, 11-4, 11-3

 
REPORTS
Ghosal To Meet Mueller In Mumbai Final

Home hero Saurav Ghosal will meet Switzerland’s Nicolas Mueller in the final of the Vedanta Indian Squash Open in Mumbai later today.

Ghosal, the tournament top seed, came through his semi-final encounter with Greg Lobban of Scotland in straight games to continue his confident run on home soil while Mueller, who impressed during the Tournament of Champions in January, recorded a steely 3-1 win over England’s Chris Simpson to book his place in the title-decider.

“It was tough match, Greg’s a very accomplished player and I think he has done very well in last 2 or few years to come back,” aid Ghosal.

“I had a certain plan and I executed that plan. Winning 3-0 against someone of the pedigree of Greg is a good result any day of the week so I’ll take that and hopefully play well tomorrow.”

After his win Mueller said: “It was a very tough match and I was one down and then won the second and I think the third game was crucial.

“I then got off to a good start in the fourth which was important, that early lead that made a difference.”
 
Mangaonkar Delights Mumbai Crowd With Victory Over Serme

There was triple delight for home fans at the Vedanta Indian Squash Open in Mumbai as top seed Saurav Ghosal was joined by unseeded Harinder Pal Singh Sandhu and tournament Wildcard Mahesh Mangaonkar in securing a berth in the last eight of the PSA M35 event.

Mangaonkar impressed as he completed a straight games victory over Frenchman Lucas Serme to set up a quarter-final against second seed Nicolas Mueller to follow Ghosal’s comprehensive 3-0 win over Karim El Hammamy.

 

 

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