Tri Nation Doubles, Malaysia (17-20 Jun’14)

India bagged a double at the at the Tri-Nation squash doubles tournament when Dipika Pallikal and Joshna Chinappa emerged winners in the women’s doubles final with Saurav Ghosal and Dipika Pallikal winning the mixed doubles event.

Pallikal and Joshna rallied to beat New Zealand’s Joelle King and Amanda Landers Murphy 8-11, 11-5, 11-1 in best of 3 games at the National Squash Centre. Hosts Malaysia were the other country to participate in the three-day event, seen as a warm-up to the Commonwealth Games.
It was Pallikal’s second title in as many days after she won the mixed doubles with Saurav Ghosal.
The Indians put up a commendable show considering they are busy playing singles for major part of the season.
Final Results:
Women’s Doubles:
Dipika Pallikal & Joshna Chinappa beat Nicol David & Low Wee Wern (Mal)
Mixed Doubles:
Saurav Ghosal & Dipika Pallikal beat Martin Knight & Joelle King (NZ) 9-11, 11-7, 11-5


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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