Joshna Chinappa scripted history by becoming the first Indian to clinch the Asian Squash title with a thrilling win over compatriot Dipika Pallikal Karthik in the women’s final.
The event was organized in Chennai. Earlier in the men’s final, top-seeded Max Lee of Hong Kong kept his tryst with glory, winning his maiden title beating India’s Saurav Ghosal, the second seed 5-11, 11-4, 11-8, 11-7 (62 min) in a match where the Indian’s enterprise was effectively shut out after a promising start.
Important Takeaways from above News for BOB PO Exam-
- Joshna Chinappa becomes first Indian to win Asian Squash title
- She defeated Dipika Pallikal Karthik
- Max Lee won in men’s category by defeating Saurav Ghoshal.
- The event was held in Chennai, India.
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Source- The Indian Express