Joshna Chinappa enters quarterfinals of Cleveland Classic squash tournament

Joshna Chinappa, who resumed playing after a gap of one month, entered the quarterfinals of the Cleveland Classic squash tournament.

other sports Updated: Feb 19, 2017 09:43 IST
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Joshna Chinappa is currently ranked number 14 in the world and she has progressed to the quarter-finals of the Cleveland Classic squash tournament.(HT Photo)

India’s top ranked player Joshna Chinappa moved into the quarterfinals of the Cleveland Classic PSA event.

Playing after a month’s gap, the 14th ranked Indian, seeded third in this tournament, needed less than half an hour to counter the challenge of qualifier Hollie Naughton of Canada.

Joshna won 11-9 11-4 11-5 to enter the quarterfinal round, where she will take on Emily Whitlock, the fifth seed from England.

The only other Indian who had come for this event was Sachika Ingale but she could not cross the qualification phase.

First Published: Feb 19, 2017 09:41 IST