Squash: Bukhari, Aslam move into Asian junior quarters

In the U17 girls’ competition, Pakistan’s Sadia Gul and Madina crashed out of the title race.


Our Correspondent June 26, 2013
Tayyab Aslam also made his way into the last-eight, beating Madhav Dhingra with game scores of 11-6, 12-10, 11-9. PHOTO: FILE

KARACHI:


Second-seed Ali Bukhari was through to the quarter-finals of the Asian Junior Individual Championship U19 category after thumping Sri Lanka’s Holpitige Ravindu Laksiri 3-0 in his first match of the competition in Jordan.


Bukhari received a bye in the first round and had little trouble beating Laksiri as he won by 11-7, 11-8 and 11-2. He will now face Kuwait’s Yousif Nizar Saleh, who defeated compatriot Ammar Fareed 3-2.

Tayyab Aslam also made his way into the last-eight, beating Madhav Dhingra with game scores of 11-6, 12-10, 11-9.

Meanwhile, in the U17 girls’ competition, Pakistan’s Sadia Gul and Madina crashed out of the title race.

Published in The Express Tribune, June 27th, 2013.

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