Joshna wins, but Dipika goes down fighting

Joshna wins, but Dipika goes down fighting

Mumbai: Indian women contenders, Joshna Chinappa and Dipika Pallikal Karthik, endured mixed fortunes in the JSW Indian Squash Circuit Otters International 2016 here today.

Second seed Joshna subdued seventh seed Liu Tsz Ling of Hong Kong 3-1, but fourth seed Dipika went down in four games to sixth seed Tesni Evans of Wales after waging a 64-minute battle.

Results (Quarter finals):

Women: 3-Delia Arnold (MAS) bt Milou van der Heijden (NLD) 10-12, 11-6, 12-10, 11-5; 6-Tesni Evans bt 4-Dipika Pallikal Karthik (IND) |15-13, 8-11, 12-10, 11-8; 2-Joshna Chinappa bt 7-Liu Tsz Ling (HKG) 11-7, 5-11, 11-5, 11-5.

Men: 8-Abdullah Al Muzayen (KWT) bt 4-Sanjay Singh Chal MAS 8-11, 3-11, 11-9, 11-9, 11-7; 3-Robert Downer (ENG) bt 7-Alex Noakes (ENG) 11-6, 11-7, 11-14.