Dipika Wins WISPA Indian challenger #5 in Kolkata

Dipika Pallikal wins her maiden WISPA title in Kolkata after defeating higher ranked opponents in the semi finals and finals, while Mohd. Shorbagy also win’s his first title in a 5 star event. These WISPA & PSA event was supported by the ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports. The tournament was held at the The Calcutta Racket Club. Results
$8,000 Women’s WISPA Indian Challenger 12-17 April 2010
Final:
[4] Dipika Pallikal (INDY) bt [2] Emma Beddoes (ENG) 11-9, 11-8, 9-11, 11-6 (55m)

Semi-finals:
[4] Dipika Pallikal (INDY) bt [1] Sharon Wee (MAS)   8-11, 12-10, 11-6, 11-9 (39m)
[2] Emma Beddoes (ENG) bt [3] Joshana Chinappa (INDY)   11-7, 11-4, 11-8 (28m)

Quarter-finals:
[1] Sharon Wee (MAS) bt [7] Aparajitha Balamurukan (INDY)   11-5, 11-4, 11-7 (20m)
[4] Dipika Pallikal (INDY) bt [5] Anaka Alankamony (INDY)   11-5, 11-2, 11-2 (19m)
[3] Joshana Chinappa (INDY) bt Gaby School (SUI)  11-8, 11-13, 11-5, 11-9 (48m)
[2] Emma Beddoes (ENG) bt [6] Milou van der Heijden (NED)  11-1, 11-5, 11-2 (25m)

1st round:
[1] Sharon Wee (MAS) bt Nada Elkalaawy (EGY)  12-10, 11-1, 11-6 (23m)
[7] Aparajitha Balamurukan (IND) bt Harshit Kaur Jawanda (IND)   11-2, 14-12, 11-4 (15m)
[4] Dipika Pallikal (IND) bt Zephanie Curgenven (ENG) 8-11, 14-16, 11-6, 11-7, 11-3 (38m)
Gaby Schmohl (SUI) bt [8] Anwesha Reddy (IND) 2-11, 11-4, 11-7, 11-2 (27m)
[3] Joshna Chinappa (IND) bt Maggy Marshall (AUS) 11-6, 9-11, 11-3, 11-6 (36m)
[6] Milou van der Heijden (NED) bt Catalina Pelaez (COL) 8-11, 11-8, 11-3, 11-7 (37m)
[2] Emma Beddoes (ENG) bt Ankita Sharma (IND) 11-2, 11-7, 11-6 (20m) 

$50,000 Men’s Indian Challenger No7 2010, The Calcutta Racket Club, Kolkata, India
12-17 April 2010
Final:
[3] Mohamed El Shorbagy (EGY) bt [7] Tarek Momen (EGY) 11-7, 3-11, 8-11, 11-8, 11-8 (74m)

Semi-finals:
[3] Mohamed El Shorbagy (EGY) bt [8] Saurav Ghosal (IND) 5-11, 11-9, 11-3, 14-12 (58m)
[7] Tarek Momen (EGY) bt [2] Cameron Pilley (AUS) 11-13, 11-9, 11-6, 11-6 (59m)

Quarter-finals:
[8] Saurav Ghosal (IND) bt [1] Adrian Grant (ENG)  8-11, 15-13, 11-5, 11-7 (87m)
[3] Mohamed El Shorbagy (EGY) bt [5] Ong Beng Hee (MAS) 11-6, 6-11, 11-6, 9-11, 11-9 (64m)
[7] Tarek Momen (EGY) bt [4] Mohd Azlan Iskandar (MAS)  11-7, 11-9, 11-6 (33m)
[2] Cameron Pilley (AUS) bt [6] Jonathan Kemp (ENG) 12-10, 11-9, 11-6 (50m)

1st round:
[1] Adrian Grant (ENG) bt [Q] Chris Simpson (ENG)  11-7, 9-11, 11-3, 11-7 (60m)
[8] Saurav Ghosal (IND) bt Aaron Frankcomb (AUS)  11-4, 11-6, 11-5 (42m)
[3] Mohamed El Shorbagy (EGY) bt Renan Lavigne (FRA)  11-2, 11-9, 11-7 (28m)
[5] Ong Beng Hee (MAS) bt [Q] Muhd Asyraf Azan (MAS)  11-5, 11-8, 6-11, 11-9 (59m)
[7] Tarek Momen (EGY) bt [Q] Max Lee (HKG) 11-9, 11-7, 8-11, 11-8 (48m)
[4] Mohd Azlan Iskandar (MAS) bt Siddharth Suchde (IND)  11-5, 11-6, 11-5 (42m)
[6] Jonathan Kemp (ENG) bt Julian Illingworth (USA)  11-5, 11-6, 11-7 (33m)
[2] Cameron Pilley (AUS) bt [Q] Mohd Nafiizwan Adnan (MAS)11-6, 7-11, 11-8, 11-6 (59m)

Qualifying finals:
Chris Simpson (ENG) bt Dick Lau (HKG) 11-3, 11-13, 4-11, 11-0, 11-4 (65m)
Max Lee (HKG) bt Adrian Waller (ENG) 11-9, 9-11, 11-9, 11-4 (108m)
Muhd Asyraf Azan (MAS) bt Ivan Yuen (MAS) 11-9, 8-11, 12-10, 5-11, 12-10 (143m)
Mohd Nafiizwan Adnan (MAS) bt Harinder Pal Sandhu (IND) 11-7, 11-5, 8-11, 9-11, 11-8 (77m)

1st qualifying round:
Chris Simpson (ENG) bt Gaurav Nandrajog (IND) 11-9, 11-8, 9-11, 11-6 (73m)
Dick Lau (HKG) bt Sandeep Jangra (IND)  11-13, 11-9, 14-16, 11-4, 11-4 (63m)
Adrian Waller (ENG) bt Vivek Dinodia (IND)  11-6, 11-0, 11-4 (20m)
Max Lee (HKG) bt Ravi Dixit (IND) 12-10, 5-11, 6-11, 13-11, 11-6 (65m)
Ivan Yuen (MAS) bt Ramit Tandon (IND) 10-12, 9-11, 11-1, 11-3, 11-2 (46m)
Muhd Asyraf Azan (MAS) bt Abhishek Pradhan (IND)11-4, 9-11, 11-7, 11-6 (32m)
Harinder Pal Sandhu (IND) bt Naresh Kumar (IND) 13-11, 11-4, 10-12, 11-7 (50m)
Mohd Nafiizwan Adnan (MAS) bt Ritwik Bhattacharya (IND) 7-11, 11-8, 11-7, 11-8 (69m)

About Cyrus Poncha
I was born and lived in Bombay before moving to Chennai 11 years ago to coach the Indian national squash team....what a journey its been!!

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