Sourav Ghosal seeded fourth in JSW Squash

Sourav Ghosal has been seeded fourth in the CCI International JSW Indian Squash Circuit 2016 men's tournament commencing at CCI.

By: PTI | Mumbai | Published:November 21, 2016 9:36 pm
Sourav Ghosal, Ghosal, Sourav Ghosal India, Vikram Malhotra, Vikram Malhotra India, Squash India, Squash Sourav Ghosal is ranked 22nd on the PSA circuit. (Source: PTI)

India’s Sourav Ghosal, ranked 22nd on the PSA circuit, has been seeded fourth in the CCI International JSW Indian Squash Circuit 2016 men’s tournament commencing at the Cricket Club of India (CCI).

India’s Vikram Malhotra has been given wild card in the tournament whose main draw matches are to be held from November 24 onwards with the final scheduled on November 27.

Two other Indians, Harinder Pal Sandh and Mahesh Mangaonkar, will have to go through the qualifiers to be held on the first two days.

Egypt’s Fares Dassouky, the world no. 18, has been seeded number followed by his compatriot Mohammed Abouelghar, ranked 21st in the world, at no. 2.

Chris Simpson of England is the third seed with a world rank of 20.

Ghosal starts the campaign on November 24 against a qualifier. Matches in the USD 50,000 tournament would be held on the CCI’s lawns inside an all-glass court, to be specially flown in and erected at the CCI lawns, stated a media release.