South Africa's Pierre reigns in Khar Gym squash

Jun 23, 2017, 07:17 IST | A Correspondent

Winners of the Khar Gymkhana-SYSKA Open squash tournament
Winners of the Khar Gymkhana-SYSKA Open squash tournament

Jean Pierre Brits of South Africa rallied from a 1-2 deficit to beat former Asian junior champion Ravi Dixit 11-7, 10-12, 9-11, 11-8, 11-8 to win the men's title at the Khar Gymkhana-SYSKA Open squash tournament recently.

Top seed Rahul Baitha of Jindal won the boys U-17 title beating Diwakar Singh 9-11, 11-8, 11-9, 12-10, while Abhishek Agarwal beat Sandeep Paswan 11-6, 11-7, 11-9 for the boys U-23 crown.

Among the girls, top seed Aishwarya Khubchandani of Khar Gym beat Saisha Gupta 11-6, 11-3, 11-8 for the U-19 title, while Saniya Jaggi beat Aleya Masand 11-6, 11-7, 11-9 for the U-13 crown.

Among the veterans, Amitpal Singh Kohli beat Anil Bhagat 11-7, 11-5, 11-7 in the over-35 segment, while Anil Bhagat beat Vijay Waghela 11-5, 11-9, 8-11, 11-8 in the over-40 category.

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