Rahil Fezelbhoy Sails into Final (Article in
Free Press Journal, Mumbai : 7/12/2007)
Third seed Rahil Fazelbhoy from spring field High
School beat second seed Vrishab Kotian of Don Bosco Borivali in the MSSA
Nike annual Inter-school tournament oraganized by Indian squash
professionals at Bombay Gymkhana on Saturday.
Rahil played attacking game from the word go and held a
healthy lead in the first game and comfortably won at 11-6. In the same
attacking mood he won the next game at 11-6. Vrishab Kotian would not give
in so easily so he held his nerve and went along with his rival to keep the
score bored even and eventually won at 11-9.
Rahil after losing his third game banged his racket on
the court and came crying out, since he never likes to loose.
In the fourth game Rahil did not allow any chance to
Kotian to catch up with him his score and took an early lead and finish the
match at 11-5.
Abhishek All The Way (Article in Mid-Day, Mumbai :
Top seed Abhishek Pradhan of Don Bosco (Borivali) bt
Rahil Fazelbhoy of Springfield High school to win the Boys u-16 title of the
MSSA Nike annual inter school squash tournament organized by Indian squash
professionals played ay Bombay Gymkhana yesterday.
Abhishek showed better all-court play and was clearly
the better player.
In the girls u-13 final. Top seed Jui Kalgutkar of St
Anthony’s Girls (Chembur) claimed the title beating Gayatri RAHEJA (Dhirubhai
Ambani International) 13-11, 11-1, and 11-0.
In the girls u-16 top seed Ankita Sharma of Arya Vidya
Mandir (Juhu) bt NAMRATA Purohit of Arya Vidya Mandir (Bandra) 11-7, 11-7,
Yohann Surti of St Mary’s ICSE bagged the Bournvita
confidence champion award. He collected a cash prize of Rs. 5000/-.
Abhishek Pradhan Wins School Squash Title (Article in
Asian Age, Mumbai :10/12/2007)
Top seed Abhishek Pradhan of Don
Bosco, Borivali defeated Rahil Fazelbhoy of spring field high school to win
the Boys U-16 title of the MSSA Nike tournament organized by Indian squash
professionals played at Bombay Gymkhana here on Sunday.
In the girls U-16 top seed Ankita Sharma of Arya Vidya
Mandir, Juhu bt Namrata Purohit of Arya Vidya Mandir, Bandra 11-7, 11-7,
11-4. Yohann Surti of St. Mary’s ICSE bagged the Bournvita confidence
champion award; he collected the cash prize of Rs. 5000/-.
It was an easy three games win for Abhishek Pradhan as
the Scoreline suggests. Abhishek had the ability to win all sorts of point
with ease, whether in front or back of the court. Rahil Fazelbhoy was made
to run all over the court and did not have any clue to win over the points.
After the match Abhishek Pradhan had a praise of word fro Rahil Fazelbhoy
said he is a very talented player but lacks in experience ans maturity,
later on he will be a force in the competition.
In the girls U-16 top seed Ankita Sharma 14 year ninth
standard student also had an easy victory over Namrata Purohit in three
straight games. Namrata did give a fight to Ankita but could not match her
speed. In the first two games Ankita took an early big lead, which helped
her to win the games easily, but in the third game Namrata lost her focus on
the game and Ankita finished her demolishing act to win 11-4.
Yohann Surti who bagged the Bournvita confidence
champion is a nine-year-old 4th standard student is trained by
his own father, who is also a regular squash player from Bombay Gymkhana who
participates in the city club’s tournament. Yohann Surti lot to Kunj Rawani
in the boys U-11 9-11, 2-11, 7-11.
Anmol Struggle to Beat Ayesha (Article in
Asian Age, Mumbai : 8/12/2007)
Gregorious Anmol Gill was in a spot as dropped the first game, but
then fought back to score impressive win over Bombay International’s Ayesha
Khandelwal 8-11, 11-4, 11-6 to enter the girls under –16 quarterfinals of
the MSSA-NIKE Inter school squash tournament, played at Bombay Gymkhana
courts, here on Friday.
On a day when most of the matches were one sided, Podar
International’s Sumar Rao was given a fright by St. Mary’s ICSE’s Natahni
Mishaal before he prevailed at 7-11, 11-6, 11-6.
Rahil Stuns Second Seed Vrishab to make Final (Article
in Hindustan Times 9/12/2007)
Rahil Fazelbhoy, the no.3 seed from Springfield,
stunned second seed Vrishab Kotian of Don Bosco, Borivali to make the boys
Under-16 final of the Nike-sponsored inter –school squash tournament at the
Bombay Gymkhana courts on Saturday. Rahil won 11-6, 11-5, 8-11, 11-5. Top
seed Abhishek Pradhan easily beat fourth seed Naman Jiandani 11-4, 11-8,
11-4 in the other semifinal.
Rahil To Meet Top Seed Abhishek
In Squash Final (Article in
Mid-Day, Mumbai : 9/12/2007)
Third seed Rahil Fazelbhoy of springfeild High School
beat second seed Vrishab Kotian of Don Bosco, Borivali, in one of the
semi-finals of the MSSA-Nike inter school squash tournament organized by
Indian squash professionals (ISP) at Bombay Gymkhana on Saturday.
Rahil will now meet top seed Abhishek Pardhan in the
final on Sunday. Abhishek from Don Bosco, Borivali, beat Naman Jiandani.
Rahil attached from the word go and held a healthy
over Vrishab throughout the first game and comfortably won at 11-6. He
maintained the aggression and clinched the next game at 11-5.
However, Vrishab was in no mood to give up. The second
seed held his nerve to keep the scoreboard even and eventually won the third
game at 11-9. Rahil was relentless in the fourth game. He took an early lead
and did not give Vrishab and chance to catch up with his score. Rahil
finished the match at 11-5.
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