Saurav Ghosal crashes out of World Squash Championship

Saurav Ghosal, pitted against the second seeded Gregory Gaultier of France, went down 7-11 2-11 3-11.

By: PTI | Cairo | Published:October 30, 2016 3:50 pm
Saurav Ghosal, Saurav Ghosal India, India Saurav Ghosal, Kolkata International, Saurav Ghosal Squash, Squash Association trophy, sports, sports news, Indian express Saurav Ghosal simply failed to match up to his opponent’s efficiency and lost the match rather tamely. (Source: File)

India’s campaign in PSA Men’s World squash championship ended after national champion Saurav Ghosal crashed out of the tournament in the second round Cairo.

The Indian ace, pitted against the second seeded Gregory Gaultier of France, went down 7-11 2-11 3-11 in a contest that lasted just 34 minutes.

Ghosal simply failed to match up to his opponent’s efficiency and lost the match rather tamely.

Earlier, in the opening round of the competition, Ghosal had notched up a fighting 11-7 11-13 11-9 12-10 victory over Adrian Waller of England.

Ghosal was the only Indian male in the main draw after qualifier Mahesh Mangaonkar had lost his match.

Two other Indians who had made a bid for the main draw but failed to make it were Harinder Pal Sandhu and Vikram Malhotra, both of whom lost in the second and final round of the qualification phase