Despite high expectations, India's top male player Saurav Ghosal failed to cap a memorable week's show with a title when he went down to giant killer Alfredo Avila of Mexico in the final of the USD 50,000 Albierto Colombiano 2015, a PSA event in Colombian capital of Bogota.
India's top professional Saurav Ghosal recorded one of the biggest wins of his career, beating top seed and home favourite Miguel Rodriguez in a five-game thrilling semi-final match in the USD 50,000 Albierto Colombiano 2015, a PSA event in Bogota.
India's Joshna Chinappa continued her good form and reached the quarterfinal in the women's competition but it was curtains for her male compatriots Harinder Singh and Mahesh Mangaonkar at the Australian Open Squash tournament, here on Thursday.
Following her Victorian Open triumph last week, Joshana Chinappa breezed into the second round of the USD 27,000 Australian Open squash event alongside compatriots Mahesh Mangaonkar and Harinder Pal Sandhu here on Wednesday.
India will be fielding a team of 11 players, including six girls, in the World Junior Squash Championship to be held at Eindhoven in the Netherlands from August 26 to September 4, according to a Squash Rackets Federation of India release on Tuesday.
It proved to be so near yet so far for reigning champion Harinder Pal Sandhu as he went down fighting to his senior and far experienced Saurav Ghosal in five thrilling games in the men's final of the SBT- 63rd senior national squash championship here today.
In a positive development for the sport, the organising committee of 2020 Tokyo Olympics today shortlisted squash as one of the eight disciplines to present its case before a final recommendation is made to the International Olympic Committee in September this year.
Indian champion Harinder Pal Sandhu lined up for the title after beating top seeded German Raphael Kandra in four games to reach the final of the $10,000 Christchurch International squash tournament, a Professional Squash Association (PSA) world tour event, here on Saturday.