India get past Hong Kong China in women`s squash

Nimes (France): India outclassed Hong Kong China 2-0 in a playoff match here and will take on Ireland in the 5-6 classification tie in the WSF Women`s World Team squash championship.

Dipika Pallikal overcame Annie Au 11-5, 11-8, 5-11, 9-11, 11-5 in 53 minutes to put India in front and then Anaka Alankamony defeated Tong Tsz-Wing 11-5, 11-7, 11-9 in 40 minutes to give her team an unbeatable lead Friday.

The third singles was not played.

India next take on Ireland who got past New Zealand 2-1 in a match that lasted more than two hours.

Meanwhile, top seeds England eliminated Malaysia 2-1 to set up a title clash with No.2 Egypt who brushed aside Australia 3-0 in the semi-finals.


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