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THE QUARTERFINALS | Squash: Akanksha Salunkhe loses in RC Pro Series quarters

IANS | Updated on Friday, April 12, 2024 14:47 PM IST
Squash: Akanksha Salunkhe loses in RC Pro Series quarters

NEW DELHI: Top seed Indian Akanksha Salunkhe suffered a 3-2 loss by Egyptian Jana Safy in the quarterfinals of the RC Pro Series squash, a USD 15,000 prize money PSA Challenger Tour event, in St Louis, US.

The reigning National Games squash champion, Akanksha went down 11-8, 3-11, 11-9, 5-11, 3-11 in a close battle that went down to the wire after she won the opening and third games.

The reigning National Games, who has received a bye in the opening round, defeated Madeleine Hylland of Norway 3-2 (13-15, 11-6, 9-11, 11-5, 11-6) in the second round to advance to the quarters.

 

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