vs Vikram (Article in
Hindustan Times, Mumbai : 1/4/2007)
Jangra, Malhotra face – off in ISP-Police Gym Squash
VIKAS Jangra beat cousin Sandeep Jangra while Vikram
Malhotra got the better of Aditya Jagtap to enter the finals of the
ISP-Police Gymkhana singles Top 8 squash tournament being held at the
glass-backed squash courts of the Police Gymkhana on Saturday.
What was slated to be a slugfest between the cousins
didn’t quite turn out that way as Vikas got past Sandeep in straight games.
Some erroneous play from Sandeep leading to his rather tame 8-11, 10-12,
The second semi-final between Vikram Malhotra and
Aditya Jagtap proved to be a closer affair.
The first game presented Jagtap with three
opportunities to get the better of his opponent at 7-10, but some gritty
shots from Malhotra helped him go one up 13-11. Jagtap though continued his
fluency in the second game and won it 11-6.
Again in the third Jagtap made Malhotra fight hard for
every point before going down 9-11. then it was Malhotra all the way in the
fourth game. He subsequently won the tie 13-11, 6-11, 11-9, 11-7.
Jangra Tames Malhotra For Title (Article in
Hindustan Times, Mumbai : 2/4/ 2007)
VIKAS JANGRA, of Indian Navy, was in devastating form
as he wore down Vikram Malhotra of Otters Club in the final of the
ISP-Police Gymkhana singles top – 8 tournament at the glass-backed squash
courts at the Police Gymkhana premises, at Kennedy Seaface, on Sunday.
The Jangra overcame Malhotra at 11-4, 11-8, 11-6 to win
the title as well as a cash purse of Rs. 6,000/-. Malhotra had to be
satisfied with Rs.3,000/-
Advani Advance (Article in
Hindustan Times, Mumbai : 30/3/2007)
ARJUN KOCHCHAR and Ishaan Advani survived five match
balls to enter the second round of the ISP-Police Gymkhana Handicap Doubels
Squash Tournament on Thursday. They beat the pair of Shane Dhondy and Yohann
Surti in three games 15-13, 6-15, 15-14.
Leon Emmanuel and Shashi Gupta bt Yuvraj Khaitan and
Harish 15-9, 15-11;
Sunil Bhandari and Anirudh Singh bt Armaan Shaikh and
Behram Modi 15-7, 10-15, 15-13;
Arjun Kochhar and Ishaan Adavni bt Shane Dhondy and
Yohann Surti 15-13, 6-15, 15-14;
Shreyas Gune and Siddharth Sharma bt Umesh Pawar and
Virendra Pawar 14-17, 15-8, 15-13;
Jangra Wins ISP Squash Title (Article in
Asian Age, Mumbai : 2/4/2007)
Vikas Jangra continued to play
sublime squash to beat Vikram Malhotra of Otters’ Club in straight sets in
the 77th ISP-Police Gymkhana singles Top-8 tournament held at the
Police Gymkhana on Sunday.
The Indian Navy player defeated Malhotra 11-4, 11-8,
11-6 to win the title. Malhotra managed to catch Jangra unaware on a few
occasions. He pushed Jangra all the way but Jangra, like a true champion,
came up with the right shots at the right time to win the match.
The handicap doubles encounter was also a straight sets
affair with favourites Cyrus Vakil and Chetan Ladiwala going down to Sanjay
Goyal and Shiv Malhotra 15-14, 15-12.
Jangras on A Roll (Article in
Indian Express, Mumbai : 31/3/2007)
Cousins, Vikas and Sandeep Jangra, strode confidently
into the semifinals, setting up a clash between the two, in the ISP-Police
Gymkhana Singles Top 8 Tournament held at the glass-backed squash courts of
the police gymkhana on Friday. Vikas beat Harjinder Singh 11-8, 11-1 while
Sandeep beat Cryus Vakil 11-4, 11-7.
In the other quarter-final game Vikram Malhotra
emerged victorious over Raja Parthsarthy 11-5, 11-7, 11-7. Vikram will now
meet Aditya Jagtap in the semi-finals for a finals clash against one of the
Jangra’s. Jagtap beat Gaurav Yadav 9-11, 11-5, 11-2, 11-3, 12-11.