The Canadian Squash squad had 3 wins on day 2 of the 2018 WSF World Junior Squash Championships in Chennai, India. This is the first time Canada has had 3 boys in the final 16. George started the day by coming back from a game down to beat Malik of England in 4 [4-11 13-11 11-4 11-6]. Julien played the Hong Kong’s #1 player and had a convincing 3-0 victory [11-5 11-4 11-4]. Ryan had a battle against El Serty from Egypt. It was a physical and mental battle and he pushed the 3/4 seed and although he lost in straight games the match could have gone either way. In Canada’s final round of 32 match James took down the #1 American in a hard fought 3.
In the women’s draw Emma defeated New Zealand’s Winona-Jo Joyce 3-0 [11-6 11-8 11-2] and moved onto the round of 32. In her round of 32 match Emma lost to Malaysia's Kah Yan Ooi [13/16] 3-1. Darosham also won his match in straight games in the men’s plate facing South Africa’s Murray Schepers. [11-5 11-7 11-9]
Next up for the Canadians are 2 Egyptians and the Mexican #1. George plays the top seed Marwan Tarek of Egypt and Julien plays his compatriot Omar El Torkey. James will face off against Leonel Cardenas.
Canadians are playing well and representing Canada well! They look to keep it going through their next matches. Stay tuned!
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