Reigning national squash champion Harinder Pal Sandhu caused a major upset as he reached the final of Doubledot Media Christchurch International on Saturday. Sandhu stunned the top-seeded Raphael Kandra of Germany in a hard-fought four-game battle 12-10, 11-6, 15-13, 11-7 in 63 minutes. The 26 year old will now square off against 4th seeded Declan
The day I lost I was completely heartbroken.
But then I knew that the team event was starting and India needed me to play at least close to my best. The guys in my team had worked really hard to put us in a position where we had a genuine chance of winning the Asian Games. So it was very important for me and that’s what drove me on. I just couldn’t let those guys down as they had done so much ..
Indian Squash stars met with success at the Asian games. There was redemption for Saurav Ghosal who missed the individual gold but came back strongly,in the team events to help India to a team gold. The 2014 Commonwealth Games had given enough evidence that Indian squash is currently on a high and the Incheon Asian
Day 8 of the Incheon Asian Games turned out to be the most successful and glittering day of the competition for India so far. Archery and squash brought two gold medals on a day of medal rush. Shooting chipped in with a bronze. There were more medals in wrestling, archery, athletics as well as shooting
An elated Sandeep later revealed how much he yearned for an Asiad medal. ‘’I have worked 8 years for this and always wanted to win a medal in the Asian Games. It’s a dream come true,’’ said Sejwal.
Revenge is always sweet and even more so if it gives you a magnificent opportunity to win a gold medal! Saurav Ghosal, the Asia No. 1 and World No. 16 can vouch for that. It was a painful, heart-breaking loss in the singles gold medal match just a few days ago at the Yeorumul Squash
Comeback(s) of the Day – Joshna Chinappa staged a memorable comeback from two games down to win her match and keep India on course for a semi-final place in the women’s team event in squash.
Akhil Kumar makes any list for the sheer entertainment value that he brings to his bout. His round house punches and open stance delivered an entertaining win in the first round of Boxing
Comeback of the Day – India’s ever-dependable shooter Abhinav Bindra had slid to the fourth place in the individual final but he bounced back just in time with a score of 10.5 that eventually helped him secure the bronze. Watch this space for more comebacks from India’s shooting star
It was a moment that would haunt the World No. 16 Saurav Ghosal forever. Leading by 2 games and 12-11 he had a point, a single point that would stay in memory forever. Saurav Ghosal, the Asia No. 1 and top seed at the Asian Games had set his eyes on the gold medal in
Saurav Ghosal’s final appearance in the men’s singles category of Squash brought the biggest cheer to the Indian camp on Day 3 of the Asian Games