ToI article on Asian Games

India’s top two women squash players, world number 32 Dipika Pallikal and 33rd ranked Joshna Chinappa, have been seeded 5-8 and placed in the top half of the draw in the November 12-27 Asian Games in Guangzhou, China. Read more of this post


Junior Nationals – Semi Final Results

Sub-Junior  Junior National Squash Championship 2010
Result  of 28-Oct-10 Read more of this post

WSF Hails Commonwealth Games Squash As Major Success

The staging of the Commonwealth Games Squash Championships in Delhi has been hailed as an overwhelming success by the World Squash Federation at its AGM. Read more of this post

Ramachandran re-elected WSF president

World Squash Federation president N Ramachandran has been unanimously re-elected to a fresh two-year term at the WSF annual general meeting held in Chennai yesterday. Read more of this post

El Gouna International , Egypt 16-24 Oct 2010

Saurav Ghosal bowed out in first round of the inaugural edition of El Gouna International squash open a $142,500 event played at the Alexandria Sporting Club.

Saurav, World No. 26 and the India’s top-ranked player, lost 5-11, 6-11, 2-11 to the fourth-seeded Frenchman in 45 minutes in the

Siddharth Suchde lost in the first round qualifying to world no. 33 Simon Rosner from Germany 8-11, 3-11, 6-11 in 49min.

XIX Commonwealth Games (Doubles), Delhi 9-13 October ‘10

India’s Joshna & Saurav lost in the quarterfinals of Mixed Doubles against higher ranked opponents Nicol David & Ong Beng Hee of Malaysia. This was the best performance by our contingent at the games. Read more of this post

Commonwealth Games, New Delhi, Doubles

Women’s Final: Hawkes & King (NZL) bt Duncalf & Massaro (ENG) 11-9, 11-10 (60m)
Mixed Final: Brown & Pilley (AUS) bt King & Knight (NZL) 8-11, 11-7, 11-5 (96m)
Men’s Final: Matthew & Grant (ENG) bt Palmer & Boswell (AUS) 11-9, 6-11, 11-5

Women’s Bronze Match: Brown & Urquhart (AUS) bt Camilleri & Pittock (AUS) 11-4, 10-11, 11-5 (54m)
Mixed Bronze Match: David & Ong (MAS) bt Urquhart & Palmer (AUS) 11-9, 11-6 (35m)
Men’s Bronze Match: Pilley & Cuskelly (AUS) bt Clyne & Leitch (SCO) 11-5, 11-7

Nick & Nicol win gold at the Commonwealth Games

[1] Nick Matthew (ENG) bt [2] James Willstrop (ENG)  11-6, 11-7, 11-7 (66m)
[1] Nicol David (MAS) bt [2] Jenny Duncalf (ENG) 11-3, 11-5, 11-7 (40m)

Bronze medal
Peter Barker (ENG) bt Azlan Iskandar (MAS)  11-5, 11-4, 11-2 (45m)
Kasey Brown (AUS) bt Alison Waters (ENG) w/o

XIX Commonwealth Games (Singles), Delhi 4-8 October ‘10

With 9 of the top 20 players in the PSA & WISPA world rankings, Saurav & Joshana lived up to their seeding bowing out to higher ranked Peter Barker and Nicol David resp. Read more of this post

PSA / WISPA Rankings – October 2010

Dipika moved up one spot in the WSIPA rankings while Saurav is unchanged. Read more of this post