Second seed Abhay Singh outclassed Ong Sai Hung of Malaysia 11-3, 11-6, 11-4 within the semifinals of the HCL PSA Challenger squash match on the Umaid Bhawan Palace on Sunday.
Pacing properly because the match progressed and sharpening his varied strokes, Abhay, the champion of the final occasion in Chennai, didn’t give any scope for the Malaysian to make a combat of it. “I am happy with the game. Glad that I won 3-0. I am prepared for the final”, stated Abhay.
Within the last, Abhay will problem high seed Zahed Salem of Egypt, who overcame a troublesome begin in opposition to an impressed Velavan Senthilkumar to win 7-11, 11-5, 11-6, 11-5 in essentially the most entertaining match of the night.
“I am happy with the way I played, after losing the first game”, stated Salem, a former world No. 14, attempting to get again to the elite league.
Within the girls’s semifinal, Akanksha Salunkhe might have fought higher however did not capitalise on the openings that she made at varied levels within the match, earlier than bowing out in 4 video games to the highest seed Aira Azman of Egypt.
World junior champion Amina Orfi was equally in vibrant type as she outplayed Ching Nga Chieng of Hong Kong in three video games, with out breaking right into a swea.
The outcomes (semifinals): Males: Zahed Salem (Egy) bt Velavan Senthilkumar 7-11, 11-5, 11-6, 11-5; Abhay Singh bt Ong Sai Hung (Mas) 11-3, 11-6, 11-4.
Ladies: Aira Azman (Egy) bt Akanksha Salunkhe 11-4, 11-8, 10-12, 11-8; Amina Orfi (Egy) bt Ching Nga Cheng (Hkg) 11-7, 11-3, 11-7.