India`s Dipika Pallikal and Joshna Chinappa progressed to the quarterfinals but direct entrant, Anaka Alankamony, lost to top seed Donna Urquhart of Australia in the first round of the WISPA Indian Squash Challenger series.
Dipika Pallikal equalled the highest ranking ever achieved by an Indian women squash player when she obtained a career-best 27th rank in the Women’s International Squash Player’s Association (WISPA) charts.
Ace racqueters Ritwik Bhhattacharya and Joshna Chinappa have been named top seeds for the 35th Bombay Gymkhana-HSBC Maharashtra State Open Squash Championship, scheduled to be held here from October 10-16.
India`s Joshna Chinappa charged to success in the German Ladies Open without dropping a game -- beating Swiss opponent Gaby Schmohl in the final of the USD 9,200 WISPA World Tour event at the Squash Centre in Saarbrucken
Ace women’s player Joshna Chinapppa dished out a lethargic display and put paid to India’s aspirations of a title triumph as Hong Kong won the team event in the 15th Asian Senior Squash Championship here today.
Joshna Chinappa beat higher seeded Rebeca Chiu of Hong Kong 3-1 to help India top
Group-B with a clean slate and set up a clash against Korea in the semifinal of the team events of the Asian Squash
Championship in progress here.
Joshna Chinappa and Dipika Pallikal held their nerves to register a
sensational victory over the Australian duo of
Kasey Brown and Donna Urquhart in the final of the ESR
International doubles championship in Manchester.