Sunuwar, Thapa thru
LALITPUR: Bhawana Sunuwar and Krishna Thapa advanced to the women’s singles semi-finals of the second Dhana Laxmi Maharjan Memorial National Squash Tournament here at the International Sports Complex on Wednesday.
Sunuwar saw off Laxmi Thapa 11-2, 11-4, 11-5 and Krishna Thapa beat Muskan Raut 11-4, 11-2, 11-3. Similarly, Swosthani Shrestha defeated Sapana Blon 11-6, 12-10, 11-5 and the latter returned to beat Dolma Lama 11-3, 11-9, 11-5 to advanced to the last four.
In men’s singles, Arahant Keshar Singh recorded a 11-2, 11-2, 11-2 win against Lokendra Bhandari, while Amrit Thapa earned a walkover win frim Bijay Magar.
They advanced to the quarter-finals. Sugam Tulsan, Sudeep Bahadur Singh, Prabin Bir Singh Kansakar, Umid Shakya, Rajendra Shakya and Gyanu Chaudhary also advanced to the last eight.