Joshna Chinappa leading Indian Squash Player playing in Egyptian CIB Open 2020 has reached the quarterfinals in Cairo. She opposed the world no: 38 Farida Mohammed and won the third round for a 11-7, 11-6, 7-11, 10-12, 11-9.
In the decider, round three the Indian won the Egyptian for a 11-7, 11-6, 7-11, 10-12, 11-9 win in the third round and in round two she faced off Lisa Aitken from Scotland and won for a 7-11, 11-4, 11-3, 11-6. In the quarterfinals she will face Nour EI Sherbini the world No: 2 to be happened today. The tournament website has mentioned her as once she gets going it’s hard to stop and contain her. She played some great winners, maybe there were a few rallies that weren’t that nice to look at, I don’t know, I got knocked out a few times. However, India’s highest-ranked male player, Saurav Ghosal, lost his third round against Egypt’s Mezan Hashem 8-11, 9-11, 8-11. To be noted, it was also the first event for Ghosal since March when the COVID-19 outbreak led to a nationwide lockdown.
Joshna Chinappa reached top 10 of the PSA world rankings as the World No: 1 Egyptian Oshna has announced her retirement. After Dipika Pallikal, 33 year old had entered the top-10 for the first time in 2016. The revised rankings reveal Egypt’s Nouran Gohar as WOrld No: 1. The Indian male Squash player Sourav Ghosal remains in rank no: 13.