Harinder Pal Sandhu, Ghosal impress at NSCI courts

Updated: 09 February, 2018 09:29 IST | Agencies |

Former national champion Harinder Pal Sandhu sprang a surprise in the inaugural $35,000 Vedanta Indian Squash Open yesterday by ousting Englishman Nathan Lake of England 3-1 at the NSCI courts

Harinder Pal Sandhu
Harinder Pal Sandhu

Former national champion Harinder Pal Sandhu sprang a surprise in the inaugural $35,000 Vedanta Indian Squash Open yesterday by ousting Englishman Nathan Lake of England 3-1 at the NSCI courts. Sandhu, ranked 49th in the world, beat his 53rd ranked opponent 11-7, 12-10, 5-11, 11-8.

Earlier, top seed and India No. 1 Saurav Ghosal got off to a splendid start with a comfortable 3-0 win over Egyptian qualifier Karim El Hammamy. Ghosal won 11-3, 1 1-4, 11-6.

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First Published: 09 February, 2018 08:03 IST

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