Dipika Pallikal wins Australian Open Squash 2016 title
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Posted on:16 Aug 2016 09:08:08
16 August 2016 Current Affairs: India's top squash player Dipika Pallikal won the Australian Open Squash women’s singles title in Melbourne on 13 August 2016 .
To win the title, the top seed Dipika defeated eighth seed Mayar Hany of Egypt 10-12, 11-5, 11-6, 11-4 in the 40-minute final.
For Dipika, this was the first title win in 2016. Earlier, in February 2015, she won the Winnipeg Winter Open in Canada.
Dipika Pallikal : She is the first Indian to break into the top 10 in the PSA Women's rankings.Dipika came to prominence in 2011, when she won three WISPA tour titles to attain a career-best ranking of 13th.
In the 2014 Commonwealth Games held in Glasgow, she won the women’s doubles titles pairing with Joshna Chinappa.She became the first squash player to receive prestigious Arjuna Award in 2012. In 2014, she won Padma Shri honour.
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