Jinks loses opener at world championship
Stratford’s Emma Jinks lost her first match at the world junior squash championships in Tauranga, New Zealand.
Jinks lost 11-8, 11-2, 11-5 to Aifa Azman, a seeded player from Malaysia, in the second round. Both had first-round byes. Jinks will now meet Chloé Mourier from France in the consolation round Thursday at 4 a.m. Atlantic. Canada’s Nicole Kendall and Charlotte Orcutt posted second-round wins Wednesday. Kendall, from Newmarket, Ont., defeated American Laila Sedky 11-4, 8-11, 11-4, 11-8 while Orcutt, from Toronto, beat Fanny Segers of France 10-12, 11-9, 11-9, 14-12.
Kendall will play Egypt’s Rowan Reda Araby in the third round today while Orcutt will take on Malaysia’s Zoe Foo Yuk Han. Toronto’s Salaheldin Eltorgman, the lone Canadian in the men’s singles draw, dropped an 11-2, 11-6, 11-3 decision to Egypt’s Youssef Ibrahim.
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“I think he’s doing fine,” said manager Joe Maddon. “... I don’t have any final conclusions but I think we really kind of dodged the bullet right there.” Bryant doubled to centre field off R.A. Dickey in the first inning. With two outs, Bryant tried to advance to third base on a pitch in the dirt. He slid head-first into third base but was thrown out by catcher Tyler Flowers.
Bryant remained face-down on the field for a few seconds before rising to his feet. He immediately looked at his left hand.