Dubai: Abu Dhabi-based Shayaz Attari secured a double at the 2019 Dubai Junior Squash Tournament that concluded at the Al Nasr Leisureland. An eighth-grade resident student from the Mayo College, Ajmer in India, Attari claimed the Under-13 and Under-15 titles with convincing wins.
Attari’s opponent in both finals was Manthan Pandey, with the 12-year-old first beating Pandey 11-9, 11-6 for the under-13 title, before clinching the under-15 title with a 11-5, 11-8 scoreline.
Sponsored by Al Nasr Leisureland in association with the UAE Squash Association, the competition for boys Under-19 and Division One, Two and Three Open categories will be held at ANL on June 21-22. CT Matthew, Operations Manager, ANL presented the awards in the presence of Faheem Khan, Head Squash Coach, squash pro Naeem Khan and special invitee Amit Malani.
Boys’ Under-7: Rohail Rai bt Mohammad Yousuf Khan 11-9, 11-7. Boys’ Under-11: Rohan Roy bt Shiven Seth 11-7, 11-9. Girls’ Under-11: Fiza Khan bt Mahnoor Haya 11-4, 11-2. Boys’ Under-12: Ahmad Amjad bt Rohan Roy 16-18, 11-9, 11-8. Boys’ Under-13: Shayaz Attari bt Manthan Pandey 11-9, 11-6. Boys’ Under-15: Shayaz Attari bt Manthan Pandey 11-5, 11-8.