CWG 2022: Saurav Ghosal, Joshna Chinappa enter singles squash quarterfinals | Commonwealth Games 2022 News

BIRMINGHAM: India’s leader to crush player Saurav Ghosal sunday joined Joshna Chinappa in the Commonwealth Games singles quarterfinal on Sunday.
India’s world number 15 cleared the Canadian David Baillargeon, ranked 62nd, 3-0 to reach the last eight stadiums. The final score was 11-6, 11-2, 11-6.
Ghosal was hardly troubled in the first two games. In the third, the Canadian led 3-0 before the Indian equalized at 3-3. After that, he took the decisive lead.
India is chasing its first squash medal at the Commonwealth Games.
Earlier on Sunday, Joshna foiled New Zealandit is Kaitlyn Watts 3-1 to advance to the quarter-finals of women’s singles.
The 18-time national champion kept her composure to recover from a mid-match slump to win 11-8 9-11 11-4 11-6 over Watts to set up a last-eight clash with Canadian Hollie Naughton.
Naughton beat Malaysia’s Aifa Azman 3-0 in another match. Chasing an elusive CWG gold medal, Chinappa trailed 3-5 to start in the first set, but made it 8-8 before taking a 1-0 lead.
Watts, however, made a strong comeback in the second set zooming to 5-1 and even though the Indian made it 9-9 at one point, the Kiwi managed to put together the last two points to hold her own. flow.
Despite the knockdown, Chinappa showed better nerves as he took a 7-3 lead and quickly took the lead to make it 2-1.

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