Winter Club Open (29 Jan – 2 Feb’14), Canada

World No.20 & 4th seeded Joshna Chinappa won her 8th WSA tour event defeating Heba El Torky from Egypt 12-14 11-8 11-5 3-11 12-10 in the final of the Winter Club Open, a $15,000 WSA event in the Canadian city, Winnipeg.

Leading 2-1, Joshna lost the 4th game and had to save 3 match balls in the 5th game as she clawed her way from 7-10 to win the decider and title 12-10.

En route to the final, in the semi final Joshana defeated Misaki Kobayashi (Japan) 3-1, in the quarter final Siyoli Waters (South Africa) 3-0 and Jaycee Seagrud (Canada) 3-0 in her first round match.

About Cyrus Poncha
I was born and lived in Bombay before moving to Chennai in 2001 to coach the Indian national squash team....what a journey its been!!

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