The men’s and women’s World Junior Individual Championships will take place at the Indian Squash Academy from 18th to 23rd July 2018, followed by the biennial men’s World Junior Team Championship from 24th to 29th July 2017.
Pakistan will look to defend the title they won for the fifth time in the 2016 men’s team championship in Poland where India finished in sixth place.
Debendranath Sarangi, president of the squash rackets federation of India said: “Indian squash has had a history of conducting Mega squash events. I am delighted that we have won the bid to host the WSF World Junior Championships 2018. The Indian Squash Academy in Chennai is a fantastic venue and we look forward to welcoming global players to our Championships.”
Jacques Fontaine, president of the WSF added: “There have been World and Asian Championships regularly staged in Chennai, the Indian Federation provide excellent facilities as well as being great hosts. Taking this important WSF Championship to India will open another chapter that we look forward to.”