World Junior Team Squash Championship: Egypt & England In The Final

In the semi-finals of the World Junior Team Squash Championship, Egypt and England comfortably slided into the final to be played on Sunday – 30 July 2018.

This is the fifth time since 1994 that the final will be held at the the Express Avenue Mall in Chennai, India. Since 2012, this the first appearance for England and Egypt will be celebrating their eighth consecutive experience.

In the 9/12 place playoff semi-finals, New Zealand won in a dramatic manner against the hosts India, while the title-holders Pakistan were between 2-1 by Canada in the 5/8 place play-offs.

The detailed results were:

Semi-finals:

EGYPT bt CZECH REPUBLIC 3/0

  • Marwan Tarek bt Viktor Byrtus 11-8, 11-5, 11-4 (29m)
  • Mostafa Asal bt Ondrej Vorlicek 11-8, 11-9, 11-2 (25m)
  • Omar El Torkey bt Marek Panacek 11-3, 11-7 (21m)
  • ENGLAND bt USA 3/0
  • Nick Wall bt Daelum Mawji 11-5, 11-8, 11-5 (23m)
  • James Wyatt bt Thomas Rosini 11-4, 11-8, 11-7 (35m)
  • Sam Todd bt Ayush Menon 5-11, 11-3, 11-2 (26m)

5th – 8th place play-offs:

  • MALAYSIA bt HONG KONG CHINA 2/0
  • Darren Rahul Pragasam bt Chung Yat Long 11-13, 11-8, 11-5, 11-4 (35m)
  • Siow Yee Xian bt Ho Ka Hei 11-8, 11-1, 11-8 (34m)

CANADA bt PAKISTAN 2/1

  • James Flynn lost to Abbas Zeb 11-9, 12-14, 12-14, 5-11 (51m)
  • George Crowne bt Muhammad Uzair 5-11, 11-2, 11-3, 11-9 (41m)
  • Ryan Picken bt Haris Qasim 9-11, 11-7, 11-6, 4-11, 12-10 (54m)

9th – 12th place play-offs:
SWITZERLAND bt ARGENTINA 2/1

  • Yannick Wilhelmi lost to Miguel Gonzalo Pujol 7-11, 5-11, 6-11 (28m)
  • Nils Roesch bt Jeremías Azaña 13-11, 8-11, 12-10, 11-9 (49m)
  • Campbell Wells bt Dylan Tymkiw 12-5, 11-5, 9-11, 11-6 (50m)

NEW ZEALAND bt INDIA 2/1

  • Matthew Lucente lost to Veer Chotrani 12-14, 11-4, 5-11, 6-11 (44m)
  • Gabe Yam bt Utkarsh Baheti 11-9, 11-8, 13-11 (35m)
  • Temwa Chileshe bt Rahul Baitha 12-10, 11-9, 9-11, 14-12 (58m)

13th – 16th place play-offs:
COLOMBIA bt IRELAND 2/1

  • Matias Knudsen bt Conor Moran 11-7, 11-8, 11-6 (32m)
  • Andres Villamizar lost to Scott Gillanders 11-8, 5-11, 9-11, 6-11 (36m)
  • Nicolas Serna bt Gavin L’Estrange 13-15, 5-11, 11-3, 11-7, 11-2 (62m)

AUSTRALIA bt GERMANY 2/1

  • Nicholas Calvert bt Nils Schwab 15-13, 11-5, 11-7 (39m)
  • Jacob Ford lost to Maximillian Baum 7-11, 6-11, 8-11 (33m)
  • Maaz Khatri bt Simon Tietz 11-3, 11-1, 11-13, 11-9 (42m)

17th – 20th place play-offs:
FRANCE bt SINGAPORE 3/0

  • Toufik Mekhalfi bt Aaron Liang 11-9, 11-9, 11-13, 11-5 (49m)
  • Adrien Douillard bt Kieren Tan 9-11, 11-3, 11-6, 11-4 (34m)
  • Manuel Paquemar bt Leonard Lee 11-6, 8-11, 11-6 (23m)

SCOTLAND bt SOUTH AFRICA 2/1

  • Alasdair Prott bt Mikael Ismail 11-3, 6-11, 7-11, 12-10, 11-6 (55m)
  • Christopher Murphy bt Murray Schepers 11-7, 9-11, 12-10, 11-9 (49m)
  • John Meehan lost to Tristen Worth 2-11, 6-11 (13m)

21st – 24th place play-offs:
FINLAND bt ZIMBABWE 3/0

  • Elias Korhonen bt Tayne Turnock 11-4, 8-11, 16-14, 12-10 (42m)
  • Atte Stengård bt Ethan Alfalfa Porter 13-11, 12-10, 11-2 (40m)
  • Ville Koskinen bt Harry Lawton 11-6, 8-11, 11-9 (27m)

QATAR bt SAUDI ARABIA 2/1

  • Hamad Al-Amri bt Mohammad Almwled 11-5, 11-5, 11-6 (30m)
  • Ibrahim Darwish lost to Abdulmajeed Boureggah 8-11, 3-11, 7-11 (26m)
  • Ahmad Al-Muraikhi bt Abdulelah Boureggah 11-8, 11-8, 11-9 (13m)

The matches scheduled for the Final Day of World Junior Team Squash Championship are as follows:

Final line-up:

  • EGYPT v ENGLAND

5th place play-off:

  • MALAYSIA v CANADA

7th place play-off:

  • HONG KONG CHINA v PAKISTAN

9th place play-off:

  • SWITZERLAND v NEW ZEALAND

11th place play-off:

  • INDIA v ARGENTINA

13th place play-off:

  • COLOMBIA v AUSTRALIA

15th place play-off:

  • IRELAND v GERMANY

17th place play-off:

  • FRANCE v SCOTLAND

19th place play-off:

  • SINGAPORE v SOUTH AFRICA

21st place play-off:

  • FINLAND v QATAR

23rd place play-off:

  • SAUDI ARABIA v ZIMBABWE

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