All Favourites made the second round!

The top 16 seeds duly claimed their places in the second round of the Women’s World Junior Squash Championship in Cologne/Germany. The 14-year-old Nour El Sherbini (pic), the favourite and titleholder of Egypt just needed 11 minutes to despatch 17-year-old Danish Dane Amalie Bornaes 11-2, 11-1, 11-0. Also 2nd seed Indian Dipika Pallikal cruised to an 11-1, 11-4, 11-2 victory over US girl Katie Tutrone in just 17 11-1, 11-4, 11-2. Germany’s host hopes Franziska Hennes and Caroline Sayegh came close to upsets but were beaten by their opponents Australia’s Tamika Saxby and America’s 6th seed Olivia Blatchford.