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Joshna Chinappa wins gold medal in women’s individual squash at SAG

India’s ace squash player Joshna Chinappa has won the gold medal in women’s individual category at the 12th South Asian Games (SAG). In the final match played at R G Baruah Sports Complex in Guwahati, she defeated Pakistan’s Maria Wazir by 10-12, 11-7, 11-9, 11-7 score. With this she became first Indian squash player to ..

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Joshna Chinappa wins WSA Victorian Open title of squash

India’s ace female squash player Joshna Chinappa won the prestigious US 15,000 dollars Victorian Open squash competition. In the final match of the WSA event played at Melbourne, Australia she defeated second Denmark’s Line Hansen by three set score of 11-5, 11-4 and 11-9. It was her overall tenth WSA title and the last one ..

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Malaysia’s Nicol David sets world No.1 squash record

Malaysia’s female professional squash player Nicol David has set a new record by topping the world squash rankings for 106th month. She is first Asian to achieve this milestone and has overtaken previous 105th month record set by four time world champion Susan Devoy from New Zealand which was set in February 1993. For first ..

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Dipika Pallikal clinches Macau Open Squash title 2013

India’s star Squash player Dipika Pallikal clinched the Macau Open title held at Macau, China. Dipika vanquished former World No.1 Rachel Grinham of Australia.  About Dipika Pallikal: Dipika Pallikal is an Indian squash player known to become the first Indian woman to make to the top 10 WSA rankings. She is also first squash player to receive prestigious Arjuna Award.

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Joshna Chinnapa:Indian squash player Indian squash player Joshna Chinappa won the IJM Land Penang Open title 2012 after vanquishing top most squash player Siti Munirah Jusoh of Malaysia. In 2003, Joshna became the first Indian girl to win British Squash Championship title in the under 19 category.

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