Saurav Ghosal

  • CWG 2014: Pallikal-Ghosal lose in mixed-doubles squash quarters August 1, 2014

    Glasgow: India's top players Saurav Ghosal and Dipika Pallikal crashed out of mixed double squash after being easily beaten in the quarterfinals by Australia's David Palmer and Rachael Grinham in the 20th Commonwealth Games on Friday. The India duo lost 2-0 (11-6 11-9) to their Australian opponents who rarely looked in...
  • CWG 2014: Dipika Pallikal, Saurav Ghosal begin well in squash doubles July 29, 2014

    Glasgow: India's leading squash players Saurav Ghosal and Dipika Pallikal made a winning start in the doubles events at the Commonwealth Games on Tuesday. Having failed to bag India's first squash medal at the Commonwealth Games in the singles category, Ghosal and Pallikal teamed up for the mixed doubles. The fifth...
  • CWG 2014: Saurav Ghosal loses to Willstrop in men's squash semis July 28, 2014

    Glasgow: India's Saurav Ghosal was outclassed by former World No.1 James Willstrop of England in straight sets in the men's singles squash semi-finals at the Scotstoun Squash Campus. The 27-year-old fourth seed lost 8-11, 8-11, 5-11 Sunday night. Ghosal's hard-fought 3-2 victory over New Zealand's Campbell Grayson in the quarter-finals had made...
  • CWG 2014: Ghosal reaches semis, Pallikal crashes out in squash event July 27, 2014

    India's star squash player Saurav Ghosal notched up a hard-fought 3-2 win over New Zealand's Campbell Grayson to enter the semifinals of men's singles but it was curtains for Dipika Pallikal in the women's single event at the 20th Commonwealth Games on Sunday. The fourth seed Ghosal produced a gritty performance...
  • CWG 2014: India's Saurav Ghosal, Anaka Alankamony win in squash July 26, 2014

    Glasgow: Indian squash players Saurav Ghosal and Anaka Alankamony won their respective matches to proceed to the next rounds at the 20th Commonwealth Games at the Scotstoun Campus Squash on Friday. Ghosal won his men's singles Round of 16 to advance to the quarter-finals while Anaka came out on top in...
  • Commonwealth Games 2014: India's medal-less squash players hope for glory July 24, 2014

    Glasgow: The six-member Indian squash team, led by Saurav Ghosal and Dipika Pallikal, begins its Commonwealth Games campaign with the singles competition on Thursday, well aware that it has a good chance of winning its first ever medal in the quadrennial event. Though India's best bet for a medal is in...
  • Indian men's, women's squash teams drub Iran June 11, 2014

    The Indian squash contingents got off to a perfect start, defeating Iran 3-0 in both the men's and women's events in the 17th Asian Team Championship on Wednesday. India has been given the top billing in the men's section while it is seeded second among women. The results: Women: India beat Iran 3-0...
  • Ghosal goes down fighting in British Open squash May 13, 2014

    Hull: India's top squash player Saurav Ghosal flattered to deceive by losing to Englishman Daryl Selby in the opening round of the prestigious British Open here. The World No.15 from Kolkata could not keep pace with his 10th-ranked opponent in the 65 minute battle, going down 11-7 8-11 5-11 6-11 at the...
  • Squash: ASF award for Saurav Ghosal, Indian team April 24, 2014

    Chennai: The Asian Squash Federation on Thursday named Saurav Ghosal for the Dato Alex Lee Award after the Indian champion was adjudged Outstanding Asian Men's Player of the Year 2013. Ghosal's ranked No.1 in the Indian men's team at the World championships in 2013 and steered the team to the seventh...
  • Squash star Ghosal aims to breach top-10 barrier in 2014 January 13, 2014

    New York: Saurav Ghosal, the highest ranked Indian player of all-time, is hoping to build up on a successful 2013 by getting his 2014 campaign off to a winning start at the iconic Tournament of Champions beginning here on January 17. Ghosal made history last year by becoming the first Indian...
  • Ghosal, Pallikal look to end year on a high December 2, 2013

    Hong Kong: India's numero uno squash players, Saurav Ghosal and Dipika Pallikal, will be looking to end the year on a high when they compete against the world's best in the Hong Kong Open, starting here on Tuesday. The WSA World Series Gold event - the last of the year -...
  • Ghosal's dream run ends in World Squash Championship November 1, 2013

    Manchester: Saurav Ghosal's dream run in the World Squash Championship came to an end when he suffered a straight-game defeat against defending champion and world number one Ramy Ashour from Egypt in the quarter-finals, here. Ghosal, who made history by becoming the first Indian ever to reach the world championship last-eight...
  • Saurav Ghosal becomes first Indian to reach the quarters of squash World Championship October 31, 2013

    Manchester: Saurav Ghosal scripted history at the World Squash Championships as he became the first Indian to reach the quarter-finals of the mega-event by notching up a come-from-behind victory over Henrik Mustonen in a hard-fought contest here. The World No. 17 Ghosal played out of his skin to stretch the unseeded...
  • World Squash: Saurav Ghosal a win away from history October 30, 2013

    Manchester: Saurav Ghosal outsmarted higher-ranked Alister Walker to enter the pre-quarter-finals of the AJ Bell PSA World Squash Championship here. A win in the next round will make him the first Indian to reach the quarters of the prestigious men's competition. World No.17 Ghosal, who made history last year by becoming...
  • Saurav Ghosal loses in Montreal Open October 6, 2013

    Montreal: India's Saurav Ghosal went down in straight games against top seed Spaniard Borja Golan in the semi-final of the Financi-re Banque Nationale Montreal Open squash tournament, here Sunday. Ghosal lost 3-11 7-11 8-11 on the all-glass court at the Montreal Forum. It was the pair's fifth Tour encounter - and,...
  • Squash: Ghosal in Montreal semis, Dipika loses in New York October 5, 2013

    Montreal: Third-seeded Saurav Ghosal advanced to the semi-final of the Financiere Banque Nationale Montreal Open squash tournament defeating Egyptian Omar Abdel Azaiz 11-3, 11-4, 2-11, 11-4 here on Friday. Ghosal, 27, the highest-ranked Indian of all time who celebrated a best-ever World number 17 this month, took less than an hour...
  • Saurav Ghosal reaches quarters in Montreal squash October 4, 2013

    Montreal: India's Saurav Ghosal, who recorded a career-high ranking of 17 in October, has reached the quarter-finals of the Financière Banque Nationale Montreal Open, a PSA World Tour International 35 squash event here. Playing on an all-glass court at the Montreal Forum Thursday, third seed Ghosal faced Australian qualifier Steven Finitsis....
  • Squash deserves to be in Olympics: Dipika, Ghosal September 9, 2013

    New Delhi: India's squash stars Dipika Pallikal and Saurav Ghosal feel their sport deserves to be in the Olympics and rue not being able to compete in the Summer Games. Wrestling was reinstated in the Olympics for 2020 and 2024 editions during the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Session in Buenos Aires...
  • India beat Hong Kong to reach quarters of Squash Championship June 13, 2013

    New Delhi: India's Saurav Ghosal and Ramit Tandon came up with a wonderful show to win the battle of the Asians against Hong Kong and enter the quarter-finals of the WSF Men's World Teams Squash Championship in Mulhouse, France. Ghosal started as a strong favourite against World No.34 Max Lee and...
  • India enter pre-quarters of World Team Squash Championship June 11, 2013

    New Delhi: The Indian men's squash team dished out a dominating performance to notch up a commanding 3-0 win over Finland and enter the pre-quarters of the World Team Championship in Mulhouse, France. After the tight escape against Argentina, the eighth seed Indian team made the bold choice of bringing in...
  • Dipika Pallikal, Saurav Ghosal lose in KL Open March 28, 2013

    Kuala Lumpur: India's top squash players Dipika Pallikal and Saurav Ghosal lost their respective matches in the KL Open here on Thursday. World No.15 Dipika stretched No.8 Jenny Duncalf to four games before losing 9-11, 5-11, 11-6, 4-11 in the pre-quarterfinals at the National Squash Centre here. The Indian had her...
  • Persistence pays for Indian squash player Saurav Ghosal February 22, 2013

    The Asian Games medallist Saurav Ghosal became the first Indian men's squash player to break into the top 20 in the world. ...
  • Squash: Ghosal, Joshna bag National championship titles December 23, 2012

    Kolkata: Saurav Ghosal and Joshna Chinappa reigned supreme, winning the men's and women's titles respectively in the 60th National Squash Championship here on Sunday. The world number 11 Ghosal faced little resistance from second seed Harinder Pal Sandhu to wrap the issue 11-5 11-4 11-3 in 33 minutes. Playing in front...
  • 60th National Squash championship from Thursday December 19, 2012

    Kolkata: India's number one squash player, Saurav Ghosal will look to defend his title for a record seventh time when he battle it out in the 60th National squash championship, starting at the Calcutta Racket Club here Thursday. The women's field, however, will lack some sheen with big names like Dipika...
  • Ghosal loses to Willstrop in World Squash December 11, 2012

    Doha: India's Saurav Ghosal exited from the World Squash Championship after losing to World No.1 James Willstrop in the per-quarterfinals here on Tuesday. Ghoshal, ranked 21, failed to stretch the Englishman and lost 6-11, 7-11, 2-11 in 49 minutes. Ghosal took a 6-2 lead in the first before Willstrop came...
  • Ghosal wins Windy City squash title February 13, 2012

    New Delhi: Six-time Indian champion, Saurav Ghosal added another feather to his cap on Monday after he registered a comfortable victory over his Pakistani rival Yasir Butt 3-1 to become the new 'Windy City Open Squash 2012' champion. In the finals, Indian top seed and ranked 27th in the world, Ghosal...