Joshna Chinappa News
Squash stars including Dipika Pallikal, Saurav Ghosal and Joshna Chinappa are hoping to get entry into Sports Ministry's TOPS after their title winning exploits at the World Doubles Championship in Glasgow.
In the decider, the Indian managed to see off the Egyptian for a 11-7, 11-6, 7-11, 10-12, 11-9 win in the third round.
World number 13 Ghosal beat 34th-ranked Englishman, Tom Richards, 11-9, 11-4, 11-1 in a second-round match. World number 11 Chinappa dropped the first game against Scotland's Lisa Aitken before finding her rhythm for a 7-11, 11-4, 11-3, 11-6 win.
Apart from Joshna, the other squash stars who practised at the ISA were Velavan Senthilkumar, Abhay Singh and Aditya Raghavan.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Joshna Chinappa seeks access to squash court after almost five months of forced break
Last month, Squash Racquet Federation of India (SRFI) secretary and former national coach Cyrus Poncha had told PTI that he does not see any tournament being conducted before September.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Squash Rackets Federation of India to defer world body's phased plan of restart
The phase one of the World Squash Federation plan allows just one player per court, separate entry and exit points from the training venues, and bars competitive events
'As time passes by, it hits you hard,' squash star Joshna Chinappa shares her routine, learnings and issues faced in ongoing lockdown
India's squash star Joshna Chinappa said, 'For me the biggest challenge would be the mental health. Staying at home and not being able to do what you love, pushing your body in open spaces.'
Sourav Ghosal, Joshna Chinappa to lead Indian men's, women's squads in upcoming Asian Team Squash Championships
Ace players Saurav Ghosal and Joshna Chinappa will lead the Indian men's and women's squads for the 20th Asian Team Squash Championships to be held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from 25 to 29 March.
Senior National Squash Championships: Joshna Chinappa into final; Tanvi Khanna earns shock win against Sunayna Kuruvilla
In the women's semis, Tanvi Khanna prevailed 11-6, 3-11, 11-8, 8-11, 12-10 in a thriller against Sunayna, the local girl, for her maiden entry into the national final
Top-seed Saurav Ghosal had an easy start in the men's singles event of the 77th Senior National Squash Championship at the ISA in Chennai on Wednesday, breezing past Sandeep Jangra in straight games.
Women's World Squash Championships: India's Joshna Chinappa crashes out in pre-quarters after losing to top seed Nour El Sherbini
India's leading squash player Joshna Chinappa crashed out in the pre-quarterfinals of the CIB PSA Women's World Championship after a straight-game defeat to top seed Nour El Sherbini
Women's World Squash Championships: Joshna Chinappa moves to pre-quarters after beating Ho Tze-Lok; faces 2nd seed Nour El Sherbini
India's leading squash player Joshna Chinappa moved into the pre-quarterfinals of the CIB PSA Women's World Championship with a comfortable win over Hong Kong's Ho Tze-Lok in Cairo.
Joshna Chinappa quashes Haley Mendez's attempted comeback to win opening match of women's World Squash Championship
The 12th seeded Joshna Chinappa admitted she was a touch nervous in the start and with Haley playing well things turned tough
Joshna who achieved a career-high ranking of world number 10 in 2016, will be competing at the World Championship starting on Thursday.
Oracle Netsuite Women's Squash Open: Joshna Chinappa stuns New Zealand's Joelle King to seal semi-finals spot
Joshna had a bye in the first round and then an easy 11-7, 6-11, 11-6 win over unseeded Melissa Alves of France for a place in the quarters.
Senior National Squash Championship: Joshna Chinappa wins record 17th title, Mahesh Mangaoker clinches men's crown
Joshna Chinappa won the national squash title for a record 17th time after she outplayed her Tamil Nadu rival Sunayna Kuruvilla in the final
Joshna Chinappa enters pre-quarterfinal of British Open Squash after beating Millie Tomlinson; Saurav Ghosal crashes out
A fighting Joshna Chinappa kept her hopes alive as the Indian entered the pre-quarterfinal round of the British Open Squash, a PSA World Tour Platinum event.
Firstpost Spodcast Episode 198: Trailblazers clinch victory over Supernovas, Sachin Tendulkar, VVS Laxman summoned by BCCI and more
In this edition of Firstpost Spodcast, we talk about Trailblazers beating Supernovas in the opening match of the Women's T20 Challenge, Sachin Tendulkar and VVS Laxman summoned by BCCI for their alleged conflict of interest case and more.
Asian Squash Championships: Injured teammate Harinder Pal Sandhu guides Saurav Ghosal to historic success in absence of coach
Sandhu, who is an active player and Ghosal's best friend, was sitting courtside when the 10th-ranked Indian outplayed the reigning Asian Games champion Leo Au in straight games to become the first male from India to win the continental title on Sunday night.
Firstpost Spodcast Episode 197: Mumbai Indians finish at top in IPL points table, Manchester United's Champions League hopes end and more
In today's edition of Firstpost Spodcast, we discuss Mumbai Indians finishing at top of IPL 2019 points table, Chelsa securing Champions League qualification and more