No sweat for Hareen
By Shanaka Jayawardana
Hareen Weerasuriya

Frugal Hareen Weerasuriya gave away only three points in all three sets to breeze through to a fine win in straight sets in his match against Nisal Jinadasa at the Sunquick Open Squash Championship 2009 at the Gymkhana Club Squash Courts yesterday.

With more than 120 entry forms being submitted, the best junior talent in the country is due to take part in this edition of the tournament. The first part of yesterday’s matches were conducted with no upsets happening and the favourites going through to the next round. Matches in five age groups were conducted and the competition shown was intense.

Boys U-9
I.R. Ashwin beat Pasan Ranweera 11/1, 11/3, 11/2; Dinera Diyabalanage beat K.R.Wijesinghe 11/4, 11/5, 11/5
Boys U-13
Hareen Weerasuriya beat Nisal Jinadasa 11/1, 11/2, 11/0; Dineth Lankika beat Dinushka Rajapaksha 11/4, 11/4, 11/4; Thushan Kavinka beat T.U.Jayasekara 11/6, 4/11, 9/11, 11/7, 11/7 M.W.M.Shamil beat Rashitha Warshan 11/2, 11/0, 11/3 Ruweesha Jayawardena beat Leashan Mabath 11/2, 11/2, 11/2; Rahul De Silva beat Seninda Induwara 11/1, 11/5, 11/4; Lakshan Navodya beat Mohamed Hakeem 11/8, 11/5, 11/4; Rashendra beat Dineth 11/0, 11/1, 11/0
Boys U-17
Musaab Kassim beat Rashmi Dedigama 11/4, 10/12, 11/9, 11/8; Devin Ediriweera beat N.S.Jayasekara 11/6, 6/11, 11/9, 11/8; Shameer beat Praveen Senadheera 11/1, 11/4, 11/3
Girls U-11
Charini Jinadasa beat Kiara Guruge 10/12, 11/9, 11/0, 11/8; Shehana Vithana beat I.R.Wijesinghe 11/3, 11/4, 11/4
Girls U-19
Mithma Nanayakkara beat Tharuka 11/13, 11/7, 11/7, 11/9
This tournament will be conducted throughout the week with the finals scheduled to be held next Saturday.

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