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Team USA topped the World Team Pool in the World Junior Women’s Team Championship this afternoon, after defeating India 3-0 in Pool B’s third and final round of matches Saturday, August 1, at Squashtime in Eindhoven, Holland.
First on court, Sabrina Sobhy defeated India’s Adya Advani in straight games 11-4, 11-5, 11-9. Team USA’s Reeham Sedky followed Sobhy’s performance with a 3-0 win of her own against India’s Harshit Jawanda 11-3, 11-2, 11-4. The final match between Kayley Leonard and India’s Akanksha Salunkhe lasted a closer four games, with an 11-7, 12-10, 4-11, 11-8 scoreline.
With three decisive victories from Sabrina Sobhy, Reeham Sedky and Kayley Leonard, Team USA earned a solid victory in Saturday’s final round. Team USA will look forward to tomorrow’s knock-out round draw, which has yet to be revealed.
Eighteen nations were seeded and sorted into four Women’s Junior Team Championship groups Thursday night following the individual finals.
Team USA are seeded second—while defending champions Egypt retain to the one seed—and drew seventh-seeded India, tenth seeded Australia, and 13/16-seeded Finland in Group B.
For live scores, the live-streamed show court, reports and more, visit the WSF World Junior Championships website.