Saurav Ghosal wins historic bronze medal in CWG squash | Commonwealth Games 2022 News – Times of India

BIRMINGHAM: Breaking a long-standing jinx, Saurav Ghosal on Wednesday claimed India’s first ever singles medal in squash — a bronze — on the Commonwealth Games right here.
World No.15 Ghosal dominated the competition towards England’s James Willstrop from starting to finish, successful 11-6 11-1 11-4 within the bronze play-off.
It’s Ghosal’s second CWG medal, having gained a blended doubles silver with Dipika Pallikal within the 2018 Gold Coast version.

The 35-year-old Ghosal proved too robust for his opponent as he outclassed the Englishman in all features of the sport, from court docket protection to placement of his photographs.
Ghosal had misplaced the boys’s singles semi-final 3-0 (11-9 11-4 11-1) to New Zealand’s Paul Coll.
Earlier within the day, the blended doubles pair of veteran Joshna Chinappa and Harinder Pal Singh Sandhu progressed to the pre-quarterfinals.
The immensely skilled Chinappa and her associate Sandhu downed Sri Lanka’s Yeheni Kuruppu and Ravindu Laksiri 8-11 11-4 11-3.
The Indians have been a bit shaky initially and ended up conceding the primary sport.
Nevertheless, they shortly turned issues round and made a powerful comeback to bag the following two video games with out breaking a lot sweat.
Sunayna Kuruvilla additionally defeated Fung-A-Fats of Guyana within the girls’s squash singles plate ultimate.
Sunayna downed her Guyanese opponent 11-7 13-11 11-2 in what turned out to be a cushty victory for the 23-year-old squash participant.

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