All India University Squash Rackets (Men) Tournament 2019-20 began at the Manipal University Jaipur (MUJ). The tournament is being organized by the All India University Squash Rackets (Men) Tournament 2019-20 from 16 to 18 February. 20 University teams from Pan-India are participating.
The matches of the first round were played in the morning session. The second round of matches were played in the evening session. The teams which qualified for the second round are: Gurukul Kangri Vishwavidyala, Haridwar; University of Rajasthan, Jaipur; Mahe, Karnataka; Ranchi University, Ranchi; Manipal University, Jaipur, APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University, Kerala; Pandit Ravishankar Shukla University, Raipur; Punjabi University, Patiala; Anna University, Chennai; LNIPE, Gwalior and MLSU, Udaipur. The third round will be played tomorrow on 17 February in the morning session while the quarter final matches will be played in the evening session.
Earlier, there was an inaugural ceremony. The welcome address was delivered by Dr. GL Sharma, Dean of Student Welfare, MUJ. The Registrar, Dr. H Ravishankar Kamath also addressed the gathering on the integral part sports has to play in higher education. The organizing secretary Dr. Rina Poonia briefed the gathering about the tournament.