The Indian Women’s Squash team bagged its second successive silver medal at Asian Games, after losing the final against Hong Kong in this edition of the Games. The Indian Women’s team represented by Joshna Chinappa, Dipika Pallikal, Sunayna Kuruvilla and Tanvi Khanna suffered a 0-2 defeat in the final.
In the first clash, Sunayna Kuruvilla was defeated by Hong Kong’s Ho Tze Lok following which Joshna Chinappa also lost her match against Annie Au. Dipika Pallikal did not get a chance to compete at the final match of the tournament.
India qualified for the final after registering a 2-0 victory over Malaysia, with Chinappa winning against legendary Nicol David. Dipika, too, won her the next match.
The Indian Men’s team comprising of Saurav Ghosal, Harinder Pal Singh, Ramit Tandon and Mahesh Mangaonkar, suffered a 0-2 defeat against Hong Kong to settle for the third-podium finish.