Kuala Lumpur, Aug 2:
India’s Veer Chotrani stormed into the quarterfinals on a day when all his compatriots crashed out of the World Individual Junior Squash Championship here on Thursday.
The freshly crowned Asian junior champion showed his zeal and touch to edge out a higher seed Yannick Wilhelmi of Switzerland in four games.
Chotrani had started on a pensive note, even dropped the first game over extra points, but soon touched winning ways as he downed the man who had accounted for Yash Fadte in the previous round.
Results: Men: (pre-quarter): Veer Chotrani bt Y. Wilhelmi (Swiss) 10-12, 11-6,11-8, 11-3; (R of 32) : Yash Fadte lost to Yannick Wilhelmi (Swiss) 15-13, 5-11, 11-7, 11-13, 6-11; Veer Chotrani bt D. Khan (Can) 11-2, 11-3, 4-11,11-8; Rahul Baitha lost to El Torkey (Egy) 9-11, 2-11, 4-11 Women: (R of 32) Yoshna Singh lost to C. Sin Yuk (Hkg) 3-11, 4-11, 4-11; Sanya Vats lost to A. Azman 7-11, 7-11, 12-10, 6-11; Aishwarya Khubchandani lost to G. Adderley (SCO) 11-8, 8-11, 6-11,9-11.