Apr 5, 3 weeks ago

CWG 2018 Squash : Vikram Malhotra storms into pre-quarters, Saurav Ghosal & Harinder Pal Sandhu knocked out

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It proved out to be a bad day for India in squash as only Vikram Malhotra was able to reach pre-quarters after two comfortable wins here at Commonwealth Games 2018, Gold Coast, Australia.

However, third seeded Indian Saurav Ghosal and 14th seed Harinder Pal Sandhu was knocked out by Jamaica’s Christopher Binnie and Malaysia’s Ivan Yuen in the round of 32 respectively.

16th seed Vikram Malhotra notched up two easy victories to make his way into the round of 16. He took 23 minutes to outplay Manda Chilambwe of Zambia 3-0 (11-6, 11-5, 11-2) in the first round while got the better of Xavier koenig (Mauritius) by 3-0 (11-4, 11-3, 11-0) in the next round at the Oxenford Studios here.

Vikram malhotra CWG 2018

He will be up against the no.1 seed England’s Nick Matthew for a place in quarter-finals and surely it is going to be a tough task for the 28 year old Indian.

Another Indian in the frame, 14th seed Sandhu, a former national champion, defeated Cameron Stafford of Cayman Islands 3-1 to qualify for the round-of-32 where he was up against Ivan Yuen of Malaysia. But he failed to put up any fight against his Malaysian rival and lost the match by 0-3 (8-11, 6-11, 1-11).

Saurav Ghosal, number three seed in the 2018 Commonwealth Games, suffered a huge loss from the much lower ranked Jamaica’s Christopher Binnie by 2-3 (11-5, 11-7, 8-11, 9-11, 10-12).

2014 Asian Games Champion, Saurav looked in a great shape in first two sets but lost his way in the next three to give Indian fans a heartbreak as he was huge favorite for a medal in men’s singles category.

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