The SRFI secretary-general Cyrus Poncha was elected vice-president of the Asian Squash Federation for a four-year term.
A prize money of USD 12000 for women and USD 6000 for men will be at stake during the PSA tournament.
HCL SRFI Indian Tour PSA Challenger squash tournament: Velavan Senthilkumar, Abhishek Pradhan in final
Velavan Senthilkumar continued his good form to score over fourth-seeded Abhishek Agarwal 11-8, 14-12, 11-5 in 37 minutes.
It was a day of upsets on the second day of the third edition of the HCL SRFI Indian Tour Chennai leg at the Indian Squash Academy on Tuesday.
After a sustained period of inactivity since the onset of the COVID pandemic in March last year, the courts at the Indian Squash Academy saw some high-intensity action.
The focus of the camp will be on trying out different combinations and how they play with each other with sights set on next year’s Asian Games and Commonwealth Games.
Its importance in 2018 was laid bare as the Hong Kong women’s team comfortably beat India 2-0 to take gold in the final on Saturday.
India dished out a dominating performance as both the men's and women's teams won their respective matches by an identical 3-0 margin.
The Indian team comprising of Joshna Chinappa, Dipika Pallikal, Sunayna Kuruvilla and Tanvi Khanna will face Hong Kong on Thursday.
In the women's singles, both Joshna Chinappa and Dipika Pallikal Karthik also made it to the quarterfinals.
Ghosal, who had lost the bronze medal play-off in Glasgow four years ago, gets another shot at making history.
British Virgin Islands' World number 477 Sorrentino will play Pakistan's Tayyab Aslam in the men's singles on Thursday.