Dipika Pallikal Karthik, Saurav Ghosal clinches 73rd Senior National Squash Championship

Posted on:18 Jul 2016 18:11:58

Dipika Pallikal Karthik, Saurav Ghosal clinches 73rd Senior National Squash Championship
18 July 2016 Current Affairs: The 73rd Senior National Squash Championship held from 12 July – 17 July 2016 concluded in Mumbai, Maharashtra.

Women : Final Result : Dipika Pallikal Karthik (World no. 19) dethroned defending champion Joshna Chinappa 4-11 11-6 11-2 11-8 to regain the women's title. Dipika was playing in the nationals after a five-year gap when she won in 2011.

Men : Final Result : Top seed Saurav Ghosal defeated fourth seed Harinderpal Singh Sandhu 11-7 7-11 3-11 11-8 14-12 in five hard-fought games to claim the title.

With this win, Ghosal also created a history of winning the title for the 11th time and went ahead of RK Narpat Singh's feat of 10 titles, won from 1946 to 1955.


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