Chennai, Sept 28 (PTI): India’s Yuvraj Wadhwani and Arnav Sareen reached the finals of the under-13 and under-15 categories respectively in the 25th Asian junior individual squash championship here Friday. Also Read - Coronavirus in India: Another COVID-19 Patient Dies in Maharashtra, Death Toll in State Rises to 21 | Highlights

However, another Indian Tushar Shahani was unable to put it across no.2 seed Chut Yat Long in the under-19 semifinals. Also Read - India to be Under Lockdown For 21 Days, Confirmed COVID-19 Cases Spike to 536



Both Yuvraj and Wadhwani and Arnav Sareen posted fluent victories, to set up finals against opponents from Pakistan. Also Read - COVID-19 LIVE: Next 3-4 Weeks Are Crucial, PM Modi Tells State CMs | Top Developments

Pakistan’s Abbas Zeb caused the biggest upset, beating the top seed Siow Yee Xian of Malaysia in a match of fluctuating fortunes.



Tushar Shahani could not hold his nerve and went down to Long in a well-fought match.

Results: Semi-finals (Indians unless stated): Boys: Under-19: Abbas Zeb (Pak, 3/4) bt Siow Yee Xian (Mal, 1) 10-12, 11-8, 4-11, 11-4, 11-6; Chung Yat Long (HKG, 2) bt Tushar Shahani (5/8) 11-8, 11-7, 8-11, 11-3.

U-17: Haris Qasim (Pak, 5/8) bt Danial Nurhaqiem Bin Shahrul Izham (Mal, 1), MAS, 4-11 11-2 6-11 11-8 11-9; Muhammad Amir Amirul Bin Azhar (Mal, 5/8) bt Nathan Kueh Tze Bing (Mal, 9/16) 12-10, 7-11, 12-10, 11-9.

U-15: Mohammad Hamza Khan (Pak, 3/4) bt Andrik Lim Kai Shan (Mal, 1) 11-6, 7-11, 11-1, 11-2; Arnaav Sareen (3/4) bt Joachim Chuah Han Wen (Mal, 2) 11-6, 11-7, 11-6.

U-13: Yuvraj Wadhwani (1) bt Sze Jun Him (HKG, 3/4) 11-1, 11-6, 11-8; Anas Ali Shah (Pak) bt Tam Tsz Shing (HKG, 3/4) 6-11, 11-9, 11-2, 11-9.

Girls: Under-19: Lai Wen Li (Mal, 1) bt Ooi Kah Yan (Mal, 3/4) 11-8, 11-9, 10-12, 11-5; Chan Yiwen (Mal, 2) bt Cheng Nga Ching (HKG, 3/4) 11-3, 11-4, 11-4.

U-17: Chan Sin Yuk (HKG, 1) bt Fung Ching Hei (HKG) 11-5, 11-5, 11-7; Jessica Keng Jia Hui (Mal, 2) bt Sanya Vats (5/8) 11-8, 7-11, 11-8, 11-7.

U-15: Aira Azman (Mal, 1) bt Tse Yee Lam Toby (HKG, 5/8) 11-3, 12-10, 8-11, 11-4; Yee Xin Ying (Mal, 2) bt Wong Po Yui Kirstie (HKG, 3/4) 11-2, 8-11, 11-6, 11-8.

U-13: Leung Ka Huen (HKG, 1) bt Kaavya Bansal (3/4) 9-11, 11-8, 11-4, 11-5; Lee Sze Lok (HKG, 2) bt Tiana Parasrampuria (3/4) 10-12, 3-11, 11-7, 11-7, 15-13.

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