Monday 8 May 2017

Vikram Malhotra wins 5th PSA title


India's Vikram Malhotra won his fifth PSA title after beating Egypt's Youssef Ibrahim in the final of the Abu Dhabi Open.  The US-based Indian won 6-11 11-4 11-3 9-11 13-11 against his opponent(प्रतिद्वंद्वी) . The top seeded(वरीयता प्राप्त) Indian, fresh from the Asian Championship held in Chennai, beat Hesham Mohamed Aly of Egypt in the first round and then seventh seed Ahmad Al-Saraj of Jordan in the quarters.  In the semi-final, he took out Pakistan's Khwaja Adil Maqbool who retired in the third game after trailing by two games.  The stiff(कठोर) test then came for him in the title-match where the Egyptian took him to extra points in the decider.

Definitions of stiff कठोर

not easily bent or changed in shape; rigid.
a stiff black collar
synonyms: rigid, hard, firm, inelastic, inflexible
a dead body.
When the bodies of various stiffs start disappearing from the local morgue(मुर्दा घर), the police are baffled (चकित) as to where they've gone.
cheat (someone) out of something, especially money.
several workers were stiffed out of their pay


Definitions of baffle चकित

totally bewilder or perplex.
an unexplained occurrence that baffled everyone.
restrain or regulate (a fluid, sound, etc.).
to baffle the noise further, I pad the gunwales

synonyms: perplex, puzzle, bewilder, mystify, bemuse, confuse, confound, disconcert, flummox, faze, stump, make someone scratch their head, be all Greek to, floor, discombobulate


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