Nour El Sherbini defeated Dipika Pallikal to win Texas Open Squash final

Dipika Pallikal of India lost the title clash of the Texas Open squash tournament by Egyptian Nour El Sherbini at Houston, United States.

Apr 15, 2014 08:48 IST
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Dipika PallikalIndia’s Dipika Pallikal on 14 April 2014 was defeated by Egyptian Nour El Sherbini (ranked 13th) in the title clash of the Women’s Champion Fiberlass Texas Open squash tournament at Houston, United States. With this loss, the world number 12, Dipika ended up as the runner-up in the 50000 US Dollar tournament.

She lost the final clash by 7-11, 11-5, 7-11 in a game that lasted for 48 minutes. Earlier, Dipika defeated eighth-ranked Madeline Perry of Ireland in the semifinal.

This tour of 22-year-old Dipika was her biggest tour in her career in which she was successful to climb into the finals.

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