Category Archives: Squash

Laksiri: ‘No coach, but international experience drives me’

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INDORE, India (ePRESS) – Ravindu Laksiri, Sri Lanka’s top squash player, claimed victory in the HCL Squash Tour, a PSA 3K Tournament, held in Indore, India, which concluded last Sunday. This win marks Laksiri’s third title in his PSA Challenger career, having previously reached six finals, with three titles and three runners-up finishes. Before this…

Sri Lanka’s Laksiri stuns Iraq’s best: Advances in World Squash Qualifiers

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KUALA LUMPUR: (ePRESS) – Ravindu Laksiri, representing Sri Lanka as its first and only player in a World Championship Qualifying Event, secured an impressive victory against Iraq’s number one player, Ferman Hassan. The match took place during the 2023-2024 World Championship Qualifying Event – Asia Round I, held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Laksiri emerged victorious…

Squash brilliance: Royalist Matheesha Wijesekara and Adithi Gunasekara of Ladies’ College shine at Fingara Junior Open

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Colombo, Mar 4, 2.15PM – Royal College’s Matheesha Wijesekara and Adithi Gunasekara from Ladies’ College shone brightly at the Fingara Junior Open Squash Tournament in Colombo, organized by Sri Lanka Squash and sponsored by Fingara Town and Country Club. Matheesha Wijesekara, a rising star from Royal College, amazed everyone by clinching the Under-19 Boys Championship….

Laksiri’s grit and glory in the 9th Sunil Verma Memorial Open Squash Championship

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MUMBAI, Dec 23, Sat: In a nail-biting final at the 9th Sunil Verma Memorial Open Squash Championship in Mumbai, Sri Lanka’s champion Ravindu Laksiri displayed true sportsmanship despite a surprising 2-3 defeat to India’s Rahul Baitha in the high-stakes final. The match, lasting a grueling 70 minutes, saw Laksiri dominate the first two sets with…

Lakman’s impressive leap in Senior Nationals

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Formerly ranked as Asia’s number three junior player, Nevindu Lakman, known for securing three Junior National Titles in the Sri Lanka Junior National Squash Championship over three consecutive years, achieved a remarkable third place in his debut at the 43rd Senior National Championship. The event concluded last Sunday at the Air Force Squash Court Complex…

The unparalleled success of Ravindu Laksiri

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Ravindu Laksiri has cemented his status as a squash legend in Sri Lanka. Breaking records at the 43rd YETI-sponsored Senior National Squash Championship, Laksiri secured his 11th consecutive Senior National Champion title. Despite this remarkable achievement, his sights are set on the global stage, aiming to play against the world’s top players and elevate his…

Yeheni Kuruppu’s Historic Win Sparks New Era

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In a remarkable turn of events within Sri Lanka’s squash arena, Yeheni Kuruppu, who previously ranked 290th globally, emerged victorious in the YETI-sponsored 43rd Senior National Squash Championship last Sunday. Her journey, in beating defending champion Chanithma Sinaly (157th in world rankings), not only secured her the national champion title but sparked a revolution in…

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