Mahesh, Sandeep enter pre-quarters

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Mumbai, Feb 8 (PTI) Fourth seed Mahesh Mangaonkar andfifth seed Sandeep Jangra recorded easy wins on theirway to the men''s open pre-quarter finals of the ISP-MinuteMaid Squash Carnival, jointly hosted by Khar and Juhu VileParle Gymkhanas, here today.

Mangaonkar, member of the Indian squash team thatrecently defeated Pakistan in the final of the Asian SquashChampionship, was in good form while drubbing ShashankIyer 11-1 11-3 in his second-round encounter.

Also through to the last 16 was Sandeep Jangra who beatBhanu Pratap Singh 11-4 11-5.

Second seed Marwan Shorbagy of Egypt and sixth Elvin Keoof Malaysia cruised past Amit Kataria and Vicky Mehta 11-111-0 and 11-3 11-1 respectively.

Results: Men''s Open (2nd round): Kunwarpal Singh bt ManojTiwari 11-5 11-9; Naresh Kumar bt Ashish Iyer 11-2 11-7;5-Sandeep Jangra bt Bhanu Pratap Singh 11-4 11-5; Chetan SinghRathore bt Rahul Modi 11-9 11-9; Karan Mirchandani bt JaisinghThory 11-9 14-12; 4-Mahesh Mangaonkar bt Shashank Iyer 11-111-3.

Laxman Joshi bt Pramod Kumar 11-6 11-6; Ashray Ohri btSikander Pandey 11-3 11-2; 6-Elvin Keo (Malaysia) bt VickyMehta 11-3 11-1; Vikas Jangra bt Dharmendra Singh 11-8 11-7;Abhinav Sinha bt Arun Sharma 11-4 11-3; Waqar Pathan bt RaghavGoel 11-2 11-5; 2-Marwan Shorbagy (Egypt) bt Amit Kataria 11-111-0. (More) PTI SSR VKV AH

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