Mon, 11 Dec 2023

Hangzhou [China], October 3 (ANI): India's Squash mixed doubles team of Anahat Singh and Abhay Singh secured a spot in the semifinal with a comprehensive victory over the Republic of Korea duo in the ongoing Asian Games on Tuesday.

The Korean duo managed to put up a fight but in the end, they were no match for the Indian duo as they registered a 2-1 victory in the quarterfinals.

Abhay and Anahat got off to a brisk start, managing to win the first game in style with a score of 11-4.

From there on, the Koreans made a remarkable comeback, taking home the second game after a hard-fought battle by 8-11 to make the scoreline one all.

The Indians got back to their best in the third, taking away the game in style by winning the third game 11-1 to seal their place in the semifinals.

Earlier in the event, the Anahat-Abhay duo defeated Hong Kong's Tsz Wing Tong and Ming Hong Tang by 2-0.

India dominated and sealed the game in straight two sets by 11-10, and 11-8. However, in the first set, Hong Kong tried to make a comeback but the Indians made no mistake.

Meanwhile, in the men's squash single event, India's veteran squash player Saurav Ghosal produced a resounding performance to overwhelm Japan's Ryunosuke Tsukue 3-0 to storm into the semifinals.

Ghosal, a stalwart in Indian squash, completed the game in about 45 minutes w. He registered a commanding scoreline of 11-5, 12-10, 11-3, leaving no room for his opponent to stage a comeback. (ANI)

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