MUMBAI, (GNI): WC-Ramit-Tandon-IND-beat-3-2-1-Borja-Golan-ESP-11-8-7-11-6-11-11-6-11-8-89-mins_5. November 9, 2017, at CCI, in Mumbai – photo by Sumant Gajinkar
MUMBAI, (GNI): Wild Card entry Ramit Tandon of India (World Ranking 201) beat the Tournament TOP Seed Borja Golan (World Ranking 18) of Spain in an 89 minute gruelling duel on the flood-lit all-glass court especially set-up at the venue.
This will be a big boost not just to Tandon’s confidence as a player but will effectively move his World ranking up by several points.
Commenting about this win, PSA Representative Asia & Promoter – Indian Squash Circuit, Ritwik Bhattacharya said: “This is BIG for Ramit and for the Indian Squash Circuit. It will give a huge boost to his confidence as well as his world ranking. Superb performance, beating Borja in five games…”
Adds Tournament Promoter Raj Arora of Ivy Sports: ” That’s huge.
For a wild card to rock the event and knock out the top seed is incredible. Ramit played with poise and displayed an amazing repertoire. There’s more coming from him!”
FINAL MATCH SCORE:
[WC] Ramit Tandon (IND) beat 3-2  Borja Golan (ESP) | 11-8, 7-11, 6-11, 11-6, 11-8 | 89 mins
Today up-coming matches
Joel Makin (WAL) v  Saurav Ghosal (IND)
 Omar Mosaad (EGY) v [Q] Harinder Pal Singh Sandhu (IND)
[Q] Mazen Gamal (EGY) v  Nicolas Mueller (SUI). Ends