Mangaonkar to meet Malaysian top seed in semis of squash meet

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Mumbai, Feb 10 (PTI) Mahesh Mangaonkar, one of themost promising juniors on the Indian circuit, today subdued afighting Sandeep Jangra to set up a semi-final clash withmen''s top seed Kamran Khan of Malaysia in the Rs 11 lakh prizemoney ISP-Minute Maid Squash Carnival.

Fourth seed Mangaonkar, a former British under-15champion, put it across fifth seed Jangra 13-11 8-11 11-8 11-8in a hard-fought quarterfinal tie in the tournament, jointlyhosted by Khar and Juhu Vile Parle Gymkhanas here.

Malaysia''s Kamran was surprisingly stretched by NareshKumar in another quarterfinal, winning 11-2 12-10 11-9.

The other semi-final wil see second seed MarwanShorbagy of Egypt taking on sixth seed Elvin Keo of Malaysia.

While Shorbagy was clinical in his 11-6 11-4 11-7demolition of Vikas Jangra, Keo had to fight hard to see offIndian third seed Gaurav Nandrajog 11-7 11-9 1-11 14-12. More)PTI SSR RSY AH

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