India Men and Women Excel in Asian Team Squash Championship

The Indian men's squash team advanced to the quarterfinals of the Asian Team Squash Championship with a win over Mongolia. The women's team beat Chinese Taipei but lost to Malaysia. The men will face Pakistan, and the women need a win against South Korea to reach the semifinals.


PTI | Dalian | Updated: 13-06-2024 19:03 IST | Created: 13-06-2024 19:03 IST
India Men and Women Excel in Asian Team Squash Championship
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In a thrilling showcase of talent, the Indian men's team secured their place in the quarterfinals of the Asian Team Squash Championship with an emphatic 3-0 victory over Mongolia. With Japan already through in Pool D, India will next face their arch-rivals Pakistan on Friday, setting the stage for an exciting clash.

Meanwhile, the Indian women's team had a mixed day. They began on a high note, trouncing Chinese Taipei 3-0, only to face a setback with a 3-0 loss to Malaysia. Their semifinal hopes now rest on a must-win match against South Korea.

The men's individual performances were stellar, with Suraj Kumar Chand, Om Semwal, and Rahul Baitha dominating their Mongolian counterparts. The women's team saw strong victories from Pooja Arthi R, Sunita Patel, and Rathika Suthanthira Seelan against Chinese Taipei, but struggled against the Malaysian team's superior play.

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