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Commonwealth Games 2022: Joshna Chinappa crashes out from Squash quarterfinals with loss to Hollie Naughton

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India’s squash star Joshna Chinappa crashed out of the quarterfinals stage with a 3-0 loss to Canada’s Hollie Naughton on Monday.

Chinappa misplaced the match on Monday by a margin of 3-0 (Courtesy: SAI Twitter)

HIGHLIGHTSChinappa misplaced the match by a margin of 3-0Naughton was too sturdy for the Indian star as she claimed the match with a rating of 11-9, 11-5 and 15-13With Chinappa’s loss, India’s medal hopes in squash took a giant blow

India’s medal hopes in squash took a giant blow as Joshna Chinappa crashed out of the Women’s singles quarterfinals on Monday as she misplaced to Canada’s Hollie Naughton.

The Indian star misplaced the match 3-0, regardless of placing up a valiant effort within the ultimate sport.

Chinappa, who had come into the ultimate eight stage with a number of momentum after her two earlier wins, struggled all through the match towards the Canadian star.

Naughton did not get on the best foot in the course of the first sport due to some errors early on. However, she bounced again strongly and overpowered her opponent to take the primary sport with a rating of 11-9.

The Canadian squash star confirmed no scarcity of vitality in the course of the match and Chinappa was compelled to rely closely on her shot-making to come back by way of.

The second sport was totally disappointing for the Indian star as she was overwhelmed by Naughton. The Canadian took cost of the match and had Chinappa scrambling all around the court docket with some well-angled photographs to attain winners. Ultimately, the Canadian star took the sport with a rating of 11-5.

The third sport was an evenly matched contest from the get-go and Chinappa even had a 5-6 lead at one level. However, Naughton reclaimed the lead from the Indian star and the see-saw battle between the 2 continued.

Chinappa refused to go down with out a struggle and regained the lead as soon as once more with the rating at 10-9 in favour of the Indian star.

But Naughton was resilient and tied up the sport at 11-11 and at last claimed the sport with a rating of 15-13 to win the quarterfinal match.

Naughton received the match with a rating of 11-9, 1–5 and 15-13 to e book her spot within the semifinals.

Chinappa’s loss delivered an enormous blow to India’s medal possibilities in Squash with all eyes now firmly targeted on Sourav Ghosal.

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