Asian Games squash: Dipika Pallikal, Joshna Chinappa settle for bronze

DN Bureau

Dipika Pallikal took home the bronze medal after she lost to Malaysia's Nicol David by 0-3 in women's singles squash semifinal at the ongoing 18th edition of the Asian Games here on Saturday.

Dipika Pallikal
Dipika Pallikal

Jakarta: Indian squash player Dipika Pallikal took home the bronze medal after she lost to Malaysia's Nicol David by 0-3 in women's singles squash semifinal at the ongoing 18th edition of the Asian Games here on Saturday.

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Also, Joshna Chinappa missed out an opportunity of eyeing a gold medal as she lost her semifinal match in the women's singles squash semifinal against Malaysia's Sivasangari Subramaniam by 1-5 to settle for bronze.

Joshna Chinappa 

Earlier in the day, ace Indian shuttler PV Sindhu beat Gregoria Mariska of Indonesia by 21-12, 21-15 to enter the quarterfinals of women's singles. However, the duo of Ashwini Ponnappa and N Sikki Reddy were knocked out after they lost to world No.3 Chen Qingchen and Jia Yifan.

India is now standing at the ninth position with a total medal tally of 27 - six gold, five silver and 16 bronze. (ANI)

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