Squash is a racquet and ball sport played by two (singles) or four players (doubles) within a four-walled court with a small, hollow rubber ball. About 20 million people play Squash in over 185 countries. The governing body of Squash, the World Squash Federation (WSF), is recognized by the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
Our School has 2 National Standard squash courts with wooden flooring.
The School provides ample opportunities to the pupils to take part at various State, IPSC and National level tournaments as a result of which every year, many students from various age categories participate at the SGFI tournaments as well.
State-level Squash Tournament, Chennai
Twenty-five students from The Lawrence School, Lovedale, participated in the State Level Squash Sub-Junior and Junior Tournament organized by the Flying Birds Academy in Chennai on the 14th and 15th of November 2023. The students competed in different age categories and had a great opportunity to showcase their skills.
The Squash coach, Mr. Nagarajan, and the Manager, Ms. Sameena, accompanied the team, providing a valuable opportunity for budding squash players to experience a higher level of the game. The following are the results:
1. Nideesh, Under 19 singles Winner
2. Krishiv & Nideesh, Under 19 doubles Runner-up
3. Vansh Agarwal, Under 17 boys singles,Third
4. Kesave Panpaliya, Under 17 boys doubles, Runner-up
5. Vansh Agarwal & Kesave Under 17 boys Doubles Winner
I. Rithun, Under 12 boys, Runner-up
2. Dhruv Raj, Under 12 boys, Third
3. Rohan Talwar, Under 14 boys, Winner
4. Jeevan R, Under 14 boys, Runner-up
5. Rohan Talwar & Jeevan R Under 14 boys Doubles Runner -up
1. Sia Kaul Pandita, Under 14 girls, Winner
2 . Ira Goyal, Under 12 girls, Winner
3. Dia Prathap & Nilani, Under 14 girls doubles, Runner-up
4.Sia Kaul Pandita & Ira Goyal Under 17 girls doubles, Runner-up
Over all Championship won by The Lawrence school Lovedale
DSI Open Squash National Tournament, Bangalore
A group of 11 boys from Lawrence School, Lovedale, had the opportunity to represent Tamil Nadu in the Under 13 and 15 categories at the DSI Open Squash National tournament held in Bangalore. The tournament was organised by SRFI and held at the DSI campus from September 9th to 12th, 2023.
The Squash Coach, Mr. Nagarajan, and the manager, Mr. Mohammad Irfan, escorted the team. It was a valuable opportunity for the budding squash players to experience a higher level of the game.
The IPSC Squash Championship (FOR GIRLS)
Our Girls’ Squash Team participated in the IPSC Squash Tournament (For Girls) hosted by the RAJMATA KRISHNA KUMARI GIRLS’ PUBLIC SCHOOL, Jodhpur, from 6th to 9th December 2022.
The Results are as follows:
The U-14 Team secured the 3rd place in the Team Championships.
Hiranya Bedi stood 3rd in the Individual Championship matches.
Sia Kaul Pandita won the IPSC Squash (Individual) championship 2022.
The names of the participants of the Tournament are mentioned below-:
RIYA SRE PRAWIN KUMAR, CLASS 5
DIYA PRATHAP, CLASS 5
AASINI, CLASS 5
SIA KAUL PANDITA, CLASS 7
AIYANA SINGH, CLASS 8
TANVEE R, CLASS 7
SARVIKA SIVAKUMAR, CLASS 8
SIYA SURANA, CLASS 8
AADYAA AGARWAL, CLASS 10
RAKSANA, CLASS 10
HIRANYA BEDI, CLASS 10
SHIVANETHRA MUTHUVEL, CLASS 9