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Dipika Pallikal Karthik, Saurav Ghosal clinches 73rd Senior National Squash Championship

In the finals, Dipika dethroned defending champion Joshna Chinappa to win the women’s title, while, Saurav Ghosal defeated Harinderpal Singh Sandhu to claim the men’s title.

Jul 18, 2016 13:13 IST
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Dipika PallikalThe 73rd Senior National Squash Championship held from 12 July – 17 July 2016 concluded in Mumbai, Maharashtra.

Women: Final Result

Dipika Pallikal Karthik (World no. 19) dethroned defending champion Joshna Chinappa 4-11 11-6 11-2 11-8 to regain the women's title. Dipika was playing in the nationals after a five-year gap when she won in 2011.

Men: Final Result

Top seed Saurav Ghosal defeated fourth seed Harinderpal Singh Sandhu 11-7 7-11 3-11 11-8 14-12 in five hard-fought games to claim the title.

With this win, Ghosal also created a history of winning the title for the 11th time and went ahead of RK Narpat Singh's feat of 10 titles, won from 1946 to 1955.

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