India began the day with veteran Joshna Chinappa enduring a 6-11, 2-11, 8-11 defeat to Subramaniam Sivasangari in 21 minutes
Joshna Chinappa (Pic: PTI)
Indian women's team assured themselves a medal after getting defeated by Malaysia by the score of 0-3 in the final of the Pool B match on Thursday at Asian Games 2023.
Malaysia and India took the top two spots in their pool to make the semifinals which guaranteed them at least a bronze. In squash, the two losing semifinalists also win bronze.
India began the day with veteran Joshna Chinappa enduring a 6-11, 2-11, 8-11 defeat to Subramaniam Sivasangari in 21 minutes.
In the second match, Tanvi Khanna squandered a 2-1 lead before going down to Commonwealth Games gold medallist Aifa Binti Azman 9-11, 11-1, 7-11, 13-11, 11-5.
In the concluding league match, 15-year-old Anahat Singh went down to Malaysia's Rachel Mae Arnold in straight sets (7-11, 7-11, 12-14).
India had earlier beaten their opening three matches against Pakistan (3-0), Nepal (3-0) and Macau (3-0).
(With Agency Inputs)