Left Menu
Development News Edition

Maha's Aishwarya bags women's and girls' under-17 titles in Squash tourney

Devdiscourse News Desk | Mumbai | Updated: 05-06-2019 22:54 IST | Created: 05-06-2019 22:34 IST
Maha's Aishwarya bags women's and girls' under-17 titles in Squash tourney
Image Credit: Pixabay

Maharashtra's Aishwarya Khubchandani played to her potential to bag a grand double winning the women's and girls' under-17 crowns in the4thNSCI All India Open (Junior and Senior) Squash Tournament here Wednesday. 15-year-old Aishwarya produced some impressive performances, especially in the women's competition, defeating the top two seed to emerge champion.

In the final, Aishwarya played confidently against Maharashtra's second seed Sachika Balvani romping to a 3-1 win with a degree of comfort. The upcoming talent Aishwarya called the shots against the 25-year-old Sachika and cruised to a 11-4, 12-10, 7-11, 11-3 victory.

Earlier, in the semi-finals, Aishwarya had defeated top seed Urwashi Joshi in five games on Tuesday. In the girls' under-17 showdown, Aishwarya outclassed top seed Ananya Dabke, also from Maharashtra, in three games.

Aishwarya was dominant from the start and with some clever placements reeled off points without much difficulty and with Ananya unable to put up much of fight, raced to a quick 11-5, 11-3, 11-4 victory. Aishwarya was presented with the two champions' trophies and a total cash award of Rs 43,800.

Meanwhile, top seed Abhishek Pradhan of Maharashtra on expected lines won the men's title, defeating second seed Abhishek Agarwal in straight games at11-4, 11-8, 11-6. Earlier, Maharashtra's Navmi Shah and Goa's Yash Fadte emerged champions winning the girls' and boys' under-19 crowns, respectively.



How UK’s 'best prepared' healthcare system failed to gauge COVID-19

The UK is proud of their public health system and its unlike any other country as around 90 percent of British public supports the founding principles of National Health Service. But without accurate data being available to stakeholders in ...

Poor on IHR capacity progress in 2019, WHO says Cambodia tops COVID-19 response

Despite being in proximity to Hubei, the original epicenter of COVID-19 pandemic, Cambodia has reported just 226 confirmed cases and zero deaths. After seeing the data, WHO appreciated Cambodias healthcare information system but experts dou...

Loopholes in Healthcare Information System may have failed Singapore COVID-19 model

In the initial days of the COVID-19 outbreak, Singapore was in the limelight for its effective healthcare system and pandemic response plan. However, Singapore has now joined the list of the worst-hit nations and the situation is even worse...

Australia's COVID-19 response: Digital infrastructure of help but implementation remains a challenge

Australias ongoing plans to upgrade its health information system helped by the Digital Health Strategy seem even more practical due to the pandemic. But as evident during the pandemic, administrative lapses and the complex matrix of power ...


Latest News

Darren Criss, John Boyega star in scripted podcast 'There Be Monsters'

Hollywood stars Darren Criss and John Boyega are set to feature in sci-fi thriller podcast There Be Monsters. According to Deadline, the podcast hails from iHeartRadio, FlynnPictureCo, Psychopia Pictures and UpperRoom Productions.The 10-par...

Spain logs first fall in unemployment since February

Spain registered in July its first drop in jobless claims since February as more businesses began to reopen their doors after months of coronavirus lockdown, data from the Labour Ministry showed on Tuesday.The number of people in Spain regi...

Ravan temple priest to celebrate foundation laying of Ram temple in Ayodhya

Nearly 650 km from Ayodhya, a priest of a temple dedicated to demon king Ravan is eagerly awaiting the groundbreaking ceremony of the Ram temple. Tucked away in Gautam Buddh Nagars Bisrakh area is a temple dedicated to Ravan, the dark figur...

Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi confirms contesting for second term

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Tuesday formally declared her intention to seek a second term in an election in November that is seen as a test of the Southeast Asian nations tentative democratic reforms.After decades of military rule, S...

Give Feedback