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Yash Fadte clinches double crown

Panaji: Goa’s squash sensation Yash Fadte achieved a unique feat by winning a double crown at the 76th Western India CCI Open Squash Championship in Mumbai on Wednesday.

Eighteen-year-old Yash came triumphant in Boys U-19 category as well as Men’s Open category.

In the Boys U-19 final, Yash beat Maharashtra’s top player Advait Adik 3-1 (9-11,11-1,11-3,11-2) while in the Men’s Open final, he got the better of former India No 2 player Gaurav Nandrajog 3-1(11-9,10-12,11-6,11-5). Besides the two titles Yash also won man of the tournament award.

Yash will next feature in US Junior Open Squash Championship 2019, which is to be held at Harvard University, Boston from December 14 to 17.

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