Hong Kong Open Recap: Sourav Ghosal Picks Up Injury

The 2015 edition of Hong Kong Squash Open proved to be a forgettable one for India, as Sourav Ghosal had to withdraw from the tournament due to an injury. Ghosal, who was one of the biggest hopes of India in the tournament, picked up an injury on his right foot. The injury happened during his

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Qatar Classic: Joshana Chinappa Crashes Out

After a surge of strong performances in the first and the second round, Indian star player Joshana Chinappa’s phenomenal run came to an end in Qatar. Facing a third Egyptian opponent on the trot the Indian could not succeed in making it through to the semis. Joshana lost her quarter-finals 11-8, 9-11, 7-11, 12-10, 11-6

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Qatar Classic: Unseeded Joshana Chinappa Thrives

India’s Joshana Chinappa continued her great run against the Egyptians. In the second round she played Yathreb Adel and overcame the Egyptian comfortably in straight sets. Joshana Chinappa remains only Indian to advance in Qatar Joshana’s compatriot in women’s squash Dipika Pallikal lost to Egypt’s Yathreb Adel in the opening round. From the men’s Saurav

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Qatar Open: Joshana Chinappa Upsets World #1

The first round of the Qatar Open brought some great news for the squash fans in India. Joshana Chinappa won her first round and advanced to the second, where she will face Yathreb Adel. Defeating the top-seed in the first round is a testimony to the class of the Indian and this win will act

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US Open Squash: Dipika Pallikal Crashes Out

India’s hopes of winning a major Squash tournament ended when Dipika Pallikal crashed out of the US Open Squash tournament. Dipika faced off against Egypt’s Abdel Omneya Kawy in the quarter finals and was comfortably beaten. Dipika was having a solid tournament till then as she had earlier defeated the likes of Alison Waters and

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US Open Squash: Dipika Pallikal In Quarters

Indian Squash starlet Dipika Pallikal is having a solid run in the US Open Squash tournament while Joshna Chinappa crashed out in the round of 16. Dipika Keeps Chances Alive at US Open Squash Dipika Pallikal will have to shoulder the expectations alone as Joshna Chinappa was knocked out of the tournament. Joshna was up

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Macau Open: Joshana, Dipika Fail To Make It To Quarters

The Indian women’s team ran out of steam in the main round of the Macau Open after a blistering display in the qualifying matches. Joshana Chinappa lost to third seed Alison Waters of England, while Dipika Pallikal lost to top seed Laura Massaro. Joshana had a difficult qualifying draw at Macau Open Joshana Chinappa had

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Sports Stats Weekly #7: Indian Squash

Squash is a relatively younger sport in India when you look at all other sports. India is yet to complete 50 years in the sport since its inception in 1967, however, the sport’s recent success stories have brought fame to India. With increasing popularity as a competitive sport, Indian squash players and Squash Rackets Federation

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Saurav Ghosal Back Inside Top 20: Squash Rankings

India’s top male squash player Saurav Ghosal has made his way back to the world’s top 20 according to the latest Professional Squash Association (PSA) rankings that have been released this month. The Asian Games gold medallist jumped two spots to be placed at 19th, thus usurping Egypt’s Fares Dessouki. This is the first time

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Dipika Pallikal: Rallying For Equality

Billie Jean King and Dipika Pallikal. They play different sports. One was born over four decades before the other. While one loves the pure Wimbledon turf, the other plays inside a tin box. Then why have we placed the two names together? For Dipika Pallikal is the new combatant in a battle King had waged,

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