Chi­nappa, Pal­likal to vie for women’s ti­tle; Ghosal in fi­nal

Hindustan Times ST (Mumbai) - - WORLD - Agen­cies

It will be an all-india fi­nal for the first time ever in the Asian Squash cham­pi­onship when Joshna Chi­nappa and Dipika Pal­likal Karthik clash in the women’s sin­gles event.

While fourth seeded Pal­likal up­set top seed Annie Au of Hong Kong 11-9, 7-11, 11-7, 11-9, sec­ond seeded Chi­nappa made short work of Hong Kong’s sixth-seed Tong Tsz Wing 11-6, 11-4, 11-8.

Sau­rav Ghosal, mean­while, be­came the first In­dian male player to reach the men’s sin­gles fi­nal of the pres­ti­gious event. He proved too strong for fifth seeded Leo Au of Hong Kong as he won 11-6, 11-7, 11-3 to setup the fi­nal against Hong Kong’s top seeded Max Lee who ousted third seeded Malaysian Nafiiz


De­fend­ing cham­pion Gau­rav Gill of Team MRF Tyres set a scorch­ing night run in the Su­per Spe­cial Stage and led team­mate Ole Chris­tian Veiby by 2.5 sec­onds as the In­ter­na­tional Rally of Whangarei, the first round of the FIA Asia Pa­cific Rally Cham­pi­onship got

How­ever, in the night run, i was Gill all the way as he clocke one minute, 49.2 sec­onds whil Veiby had 01:51.7, well clear o third placed Jan Ke­tomaa (Vill Man­nisen­maki) of Mpart Spor (01:52.9).


Hockey de­feate Ben­gal Hockey As­so­ci­a­tion 6in what was the most ex­citin game of the day three of the 7th Ju­nior Na­tional Hockey Cham pi­o­nship 2017 Women ‘B’ Divi sion here on Sat­ur­day.

KM Ariya scored a hat tric (3’, 62’, 68’) and KV Aiswariya go a brace (52’, 58’) in their Pool A vic­tory. Supriya Ba­hadur got brace (22’, 29’) for Ben­gal Hocke As­so­ci­a­tion in the loss.

In Pool B, Ma­nipur Hocke trounced Hockey Gu­jarat 23

Joshna Chi­nappa

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