India`s number one female squash player Dipika Pallikal came up with an upset win over Jaclyn Hawkes of New Zealand in her final qualifying match to make it to the main draw of the CIMB Malaysian Open in Kuala Lumpur.
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.
India`s top two women squash
players, world number 32 Dipika Pallikal and 33rd ranked
Joshna Chinappa, have been seeded 5-8 and placed in the top
half of the draw in the November 12-27 Asian Games in
India’s Dipika Pallikal overcame local girl Ho Tze-Lok 11-3 11-6 11-3 to enter women’s singles main draw while compatriot Siddharth Suchde crashed out in qualifying round of the USD 74,000 Hong Kong Open squash championships.
India`s Dipika Pallikal overcame local girl Ho Tze-Lok 11-3, 11-6, 11-3 to enter women`s singles main draw while compatriot Siddharth Suchde crashed out in qualifying round of the USD 74,000 Hong Kong Open squash championships.
Top players Saurav Ghosal and Dipika Pallikal will spearhead India’s challenge in the 2010 Australian Open beginning tomorrow in Canberra which will feature cream of the international squash fraternity.
India`s challenge at the
Malaysian Open Squash championship came to a premature end
after qualifiers Dipika Pallikal and Siddharth Suchde bowed
out in the first round of the tournament in Kuala Lumpur.
Ace Indian Dipika Pallikal and compatriot Siddarth Suchde have entered the main draw of the Malaysian Open staring tomorrow in Kuala Lumpur, after winning their respective final qualifying match here on Tuesday.
Dipika Pallikal exited from the Asian Squash championship after suffering a crushing 5-11, 5-11, 2-11 defeat at the hands of world number one Malsysian Nicol David in the women’s semifinals here on Monday.