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Joshna Chinappa’s good run in El Gouna International squash ends with loss in quarter-finals

Joshna Chinappa went down against Laura Massaro in straight games in the quarter-finals of the El Gouna International PSA world series squash event.

other sports Updated: Apr 25, 2018 13:35 IST
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Joshna Chinappa went down against Laura Massaro in straight games in the quarter-finals of the El Gouna International PSA world series squash event. (PTI)

Joshna Chinappa’s campaign at the El Gouna International PSA world series squash event ended with a loss to fourth seed Laura Massaro in the quarter-finals.

The 16th seeded Indian, after beating eight-time world champion Nicol David, went down against Massaro in straight games.

The top English player won 11-4 11-8, 11-2 in a quarterfinal lasting 23 minutes.

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The other Indian in the women’s draw, Dipika Pallikal, had lost to Camille Serme in the opening round.

Both Pallikal and Chinappa had secured a doubles silver at the recently concluded Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast.

First Published: Apr 25, 2018 13:35 IST