Saurav Ghosal wins Indian Open squash honours

Updated: 12 February, 2018 09:31 IST | Agencies | Mumbai

National champion and top seed Saurav Ghosal made a brilliant rally in the deciding final game to put it across No. 2 seed Nicolas Mueller and clinch the title in the Vedanta Indian Open squash tournament at the NSCI courts yesterday

Saurav Ghosal

National champion and top seed Saurav Ghosal made a brilliant rally in the deciding final game to put it across No. 2 seed Nicolas Mueller and clinch the title in the Vedanta Indian Open squash tournament at the NSCI courts yesterday. Ghosal won 3-2 after a 67-minute final against the Swiss for his second crown at home in four months on the PSA tour.

Ghosal, 31, won 11-9, 5-11, 6-11, 11-7, 12-10, after bouncing back from 3-7 and 5-8 by reeling off five straight points to hold championship points at 10-8. “Today neither of us deserved to lose. It was a great match. We entertained the crowd. I am happy I came out on tops but congratulations to Nicky for the way he played,” said Ghosal.

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