Mon Aug 8, 2016 01:04PM
Junior Iranian squash player Sajjad Zare'ian
Junior Iranian squash player Sajjad Zare'ian

Junior Iranian squash players have featured outstanding performances at the World Squash Federation (WSF) World Junior Championships 2016 in Poland, and managed to notch up four wins at the major sporting event. 

On Sunday and the second day of the tournament in the southern Polish city of Bielsko-Biała, Sajjad Zare'ian subdued his Australian opponent 3-0 (11-9, 11-8 and 11-6) at men’s round three,  

The achievement came a day after Zare'ian started his campaign at the world junior championships in a dominant fashion, and could edge past Scott Galloway of New Zealand 3-1 (11-4, 10-12, 11-4 and 11-9).  

Elsewhere in the women’s round two, Fereshteh Eghtedari lost out 0-3 (11-3, 11-3 and 11-1) to her Egyptian rival Rowan Reda. 

Eghtedari had overcome Australia’s Alexandra Haydon 3-2 (11-9, 9-11, 7-11, 11-7 and 11-6) in women’s round one on Saturday. 

Also on Saturday, Alireza Shameli sustained a narrow 2-3 (11-8, 5-11, 12-10, 4-11 and 11-7) defeat from Indian squash player Abhay Singh. 

Shameli overwhelmed Jon van der Kreek of Australia 3-0 (11-4, 11-7 and 11-6) in men’s round one. 

Ailee Nayeri also slumped to American contestant Casey Wong 3-0 (12-10, 11-7 and 11-7) in women’s round one on Saturday. 

The WSF World Junior Championships 20416 started in Bielsko-Biała, Poland on August 6, and will conclude on August 17.