Asian Games 2018: Dipika Pallikal amongst others, assured medals in squash

Aug 25, 2018, 07:35 IST | PTI

Top seed Saurav beat compatriot Harinder Pal Sandhu 9-11, 11-7, 11-7, 11-7 in the men's singles quarter-final before Dipika recorded an easy 11-5, 11-6, 11-8 win over Japanese Kobayashi Misaki in women's singles

Asian Games 2018: Dipika Pallikal amongst others, assured medals in squash
Dipika Pallikal

India were yesterday assured of three medals in squash competition with Saurav Ghosal, Dipika Pallikal and Joshna Chinappa advancing to the semi-finals of their respective singles events here.

Top seed Saurav beat compatriot Harinder Pal Sandhu 9-11, 11-7, 11-7, 11-7 in the men's singles quarter-final before Dipika recorded an easy 11-5, 11-6, 11-8 win over Japanese Kobayashi Misaki in women's singles. Joshna's was the last scheduled among the Indians and she had a fight in hand against Hong Kong's Chan Ho Ling. Joshna won 11-5,12-10, 5-11, 12-10 to be assured of her first medal in the Asian Games in singles event.

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