Adithya bags French Junior Open squash title

By Indo Asian News Service | Saturday, March 02, 2013 | 2:22:06 PM IST (+05:30 GMT) Comment 0 Comment

Lille (France), Mar 2 (IANS) Adhitya Raghavan, a trainee of the Indian Squash Academy in Chennai, won his second international junior title when he annexed the French Junior Open boys under 15 title.

Lille (France), Mar 2 (IANS) Adhitya Raghavan, a trainee of the Indian Squash Academy in Chennai, won his second international junior title when he annexed the French Junior Open boys under 15 title.

Unseeded Adhitya beat the local favourite and top seed Jules Cremourx 13-11, 11-5, 14-16, 11-4 in the finals here Friday. Last year, he had won the Iran Junior Open.

"Defeating all seeded players every round made this victory special," said a delighted Adhitya.

The youngster had knocked out seeded players Richard Hollins (Scotland), Christopher Daniel (Wales), Joshua Gutenberg (Switzerland) and Rohan Mandil (France) in the previous rounds.

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