Ghosal in third round

File Photo : Saurav Ghosal
SPORTINGINDIA|13-Dec-2017 11:36

Manchester: Saurav Ghosal remained in focus and breezed past Ben Coleman of England 11-4, 11-3, 11-4 to move into the third round of the World Squash Championship being held here.

The Indian national champion has a tough next round as he faces the second seed Karim Abdel Gawad of Egypt, the current World number 4.

For the two leading women stars, 14th seeded Joshna Chinappa and Dipika Pallikal Karthik it was curtains in the first round. Unseeded Egyptian Salma Hany beat Joshna 11-9,11-13, 11-5, 11-9. Dipika went down to 13th seed Olivia Blatchford of USA but after a tough fight. The American won 11-7, 5-11, 11-9, 12-14, 11-8.