• Maharashtra's Aditya Jagtap wins Otters Open Squash Championship

    A CorrespondentMumbaiAug 12, 2017, 11:09 IST

    Aditya Jagtap (right) receives the winners trophy from former squash player Raj Manchanda
    Aditya Jagtap (right) receives the winners trophy from former squash player Raj Manchanda

    Third seed Aditya Jagtap of Maharashtra beat fourth seed Sandeep Jangra of Services to bag the men's title, in the Otters Open Squash Championship.

    Jagtap, a recent semi-finalist at Khar Gymkhana, won 11-7, 11-2, 6-11, 11-6.

    A confident Jagtap warmed up with an effortless 2-0 lead and though Jangra snatched the third set to keep his hopes alive, Jagtap maintained a consistent lead in the crucial fourth to take the match away.

    While second seed Ekambir Singh upset top seed Aditya Chandani for the boys under-11 title, second seeds Khushboo of Uttar Pradesh and Kaavya Bansal of Maharashtra also surprised top seeds Diya Yadav of Maharashtra and Aasya Patel of MP for the girls under-11 and under-13 titles, respectively.

    Dutch Open quarter-finalists Aishwarya Khubchandani and Yoshna Singh of Maharashtra won the girls under-15 and under-17 crowns, respectively.

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