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PETALING JAYA: Indian youngster Ramit Tandon is on track to win his first Professional Squash Association (PSA) Tour title after storming into the final of the Malaysian Tour Squash Circuit (SSJM) at the Kangar Squash Complex.
The world No. 148 was on song as he defeated his higher ranked compatriot Harinderpal Sandhu 11-9, 7-11, 11-8, 11-13, 12-10 in the seventh leg of the circuit on Friday.
It was Ramit’s third big scalp of the week. The 22-year-old had earlier defeated sixth seed Mohd Addeen Idrakie of Malaysia and second seed Ammar Altamimi of Kuwait in the second round and quarter-finals respectively.
Ramit will meet top seed Karim Ali Fathi of Egypt for the title.
The 21-year-old Karim, who has captured eight PSA titles, defeated compatriot Shehab Essam Hosny 11-6, 11-3, 11-4 in the other semi-final.
In the women’s event, 17-year-old Egyptian Nadine Shahin turned the tables on second seed Deon Saffery of Wales for a stunning 11-7, 6-11, 5-11, 11-5, 11-6 win.
Nadine will meet South Africa’s Cheyna Tucker for the title on Saturday.
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