RITWIK BHATTACHARYA WINS INDIAN CHALLENGER NO.1

Semi-finals:
[1] Saurav Ghosal (IND) bt [3] Chris Simpson (ENG) 11-9, 11-6, 11-6
[2] Ritwik Bhattacharya (IND) bt Harinder Pal Sandhu (IND) 11-8, 11-5, 11-6
Final:
[2] Ritwik Bhattacharya (IND) bt [1] Saurav Ghosal (IND) 11-9, 5-11, 4-11, 11-8, 12-10
 
Quarter-finals:
[1] Saurav Ghosal (IND) bt [5] Max Lee (HKG) 11-9, 11-6, 11-7
[3] Chris Simpson (ENG) bt [7] Siddharth Suchde (IND) 11-4, 11-3, 6-11, 11-2
Harinder Pal Sandhu (IND) bt [4] Dick Lau (HKG) 11-5, 11-6, 11-2
[2] Ritwik Bhattacharya (IND) bt [8] Aqeel Rehman (AUT) 11-8, 11-7, 11-4
 
1st round:
[1] Saurav Ghosal (IND) bt [Q] Elvinn Keo (MAS) 11-7, 11-7, 11-6
[5] Max Lee (HKG) bt [Q] Kamran Khan (MAS) 11-4, 9-11, 11-9, 5-11, 11-7
[3] Chris Simpson (ENG) bt [Q] Choong Kam Hing (MAS) 11-8, 11-3, 11-8
[7] Siddharth Suchde (IND) bt [Q] Abdullah Almezayen (KUW) 12-10, 8-11, 11-5, 11-5
Harinder Pal Sandhu (IND) bt [6] Muhd Asyraf Azan (MAS) 11-8, 5-11, 11-9, 11-9
[4] Dick Lau (HKG) bt Naresh Kumar (IND) 11-5, 6-11, 11-6, 11-8
[8] Aqeel Rehman (AUT) bt Gaurav Nandrajog (IND) 11-5, 10-12, 8-11, 11-4, 12-10
[2] Ritwik Bhattacharya (IND) bt Jaymie Haycocks (ENG) 10-12, 11-7, 11-6, 11-9
 
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Indian Challenger No1, Chennai, India

Final:

[2] Ritwik Bhattacharya (IND) bt [1] Saurav Ghosal (IND) 11-9, 5-11, 4-11, 11-8, 12-10

 

After losing to his national rival in two previous PSA Tour event finals on home soil in India, Ritwik Bhattacharya bravely fought back from two-games-to-one down to beat Indian compatriot Saurav Ghosal 11-9 5-11 4-11 11-8 12-10 to make it third time lucky in the climax of the inaugural Indian Challenger No1 at the ICL Squash Academy in Chennai.