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Anahat Singh Wins U-15 British Junior Open Squash Title

The 14-year-old, who was India's youngest athlete at the Commonwealth Games last year, beat Sohaila Hazem of Egypt 3-1 in the final.

This was Anahat's third final at the British Junior Open.
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India's fast-rising squash player Anahat Singh on Sunday won the girls under-15 title at the prestigious British Junior open in Birmingham. (More Sports News)

The 14-year-old, who was India's youngest athlete at the Commonwealth Games last year, beat Sohaila Hazem of Egypt 3-1 in the final. 

The British Junior Open is held in January every year. This year, it was held after a gap of two years due to COVID-19.

In the quarter-finals, Anahat beat Harleen Tan of Malaysia 3-0 before blanking Malak Samir of Egypt 3-0 in the semifinals .

This was her third final at the British Junior Open. 

Anahat had won the under-11 title in 2019 and finished runner-up the year after in the girls under-13 category. 

The India player will now be preparing for the Asian Junior team championships, to be held in Chennai in February.

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