76th CCI Western India squash to kick off from Saturday

The competition will be conducted in 18 categories for boys and girls in the under-11, under-13, under-15, under-17, under-19, men and women. There will also be five events for senior men in the 35 years to 60 years age categories

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A large number of 583 players from across the country have confirmed their participation in the 76th CCI Western Indian Squash Open 2019, which is scheduled to commence at the CCI squash courts from Saturday, December 7 to Wednesday, December 11, 2019.

The CCI squash tournament has been successfully conducted continuously for the past 75 years and is one of the most prestigious and popular squash events in the Indian squash calendar.

The competition will be conducted in 18 categories for boys and girls in the under-11, under-13, under-15, under-17, under-19, men and women. There will also be five events for senior men in the 35 years to 60 years age categories.

Maharashtra’s Rahul Baitha and Gaurav Nandrajog of Delhi will lead the field and the strong contenders to win the men’s title, while Sanika Choudhari and Sachika Balvani, both from Maharashtra will be the star attractions in the women’s competition.

Yash Fadte from Goa will aim to defend his boys’ under-19 crown but could face a stiff challenge from Advait Adik of Maharashtra. The girls’ under-19 draw will feature Maharashtra’s Yoshna Singh and Tamil Nadu’s Rathika Suthanthira Seelan.

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