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India’s Asian Games-Bound Squash Team To Camp In Chennai; Tanvi Khanna Becomes India No.1

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All the top squash players including Saurav Ghosal, Mahesh Mangaonkar, Abhay Singh, Harinderpal Singh, Joshna Chinappa, Dipika Pallikal, Tanvi Khanna and Anahat Singh are expected to participate.

A special camp will be held for the Indian squash platoon at the Indian Squash Training Academy then from September 12 to 22 ahead of the Asian Games. The Indian platoon will be leaving to Hangzhou on September 23.

All the top squash players who are part of the Asian Games platoon including Saurav Ghosal, Mahesh Mangaonkar, Abhay Singh, Harinderpal Singh in men, and Joshna Chinappa, Dipika Pallikal, Tanvi Khanna and Anahat Singh in women are anticipated to share.

The highlight is the presence of two former World No. 1s James Will strop of England, Gregory Gaultier of France in the camp. Rory Stewart of Australia and Salma Hany of Egypt (women’s world No. 13) will be the sparring players in the camp. More ever, India’s foreign trainer Chris Walker will join the camp on September 16.

Squash discordances Federation of India Secretary Cyrus Poncha said that having the top players in Gaultier and James would be of immense help to the Indian platoon.

“Gregory was with us in the last Commonwealth Games camp in Chennai. He’ll be of great use in mates. James (Will strop) has been a multiple CWG quarterfinalist in mates and doubles. So, he’ll be of great help in doubles as well. Stewart is a tableware quarterfinalist in the world doubles crowns held in Glasgow last time, ” he said.

Tanvi Khanna is the new India No. 1, according to the rearmost PSA world squash rankings.

In the rearmost ranking list, the 29- time-old is World No. 69, one position ahead of Joshna Chinappa at 70. Joshna has been India’s Numero Uno for further than four times.

Tanvi has been doing well this season, winning a PSA title and finishing runner- up doubly, all in Australia. In August, she won the Costa North Coast Open Coffs Harbour, defeating Chan Yiwen of Malaysia in the final.

Also, she finished runner in Canberra Open and Bega Open, losing to India’s Akansha Salunkhe and Malak Khafagy of Egypt in the final independently in tough five games.

Speaking to The Hindu, Tanvi said “ When I opened my phone after landing in India, I saw that I was the new India number one, and there were so numerous dispatches from everyone felicitating me; it was a special moment. ”

Tanvi added that beating Joshna in the Costa North Coast Open was special. “ My world ranking shot over from 96 to 69 in three weeks, and I feel these events have really helped me gain further confidence in my game for the rest of the events of the season. I hadn’t played Joshna in a many times and beating her at the Costa North Open was great- commodity I ’ve worked towards for a while. The coming thing is to break into the world’s top 50, ” she said. Know More Latest Sports News…

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