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Ghosal loses way after good start against Swiss rival

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

Saurav Ghosal crashed out of the men's CCI International JSW Squash Circuit tournament when he squandered a two-game lead in the quarter-finals, ending India's challenge in the event.

The Indian fourth seed, ranked 23rd on the PSA Circuit, was up 2-0 in the best-of-five clash against fifth- seeded Nicolas Mueller of before losing his way and the quarter-final 2-3 in 80 minutes.

Ghosal's defeat ended the Indian challenge in the tournament after the elimination of wild card Vikram Malhotra and qualifier Mahesh Mangaonkar in the first round yesterday at the

(Quarter finals):

(1) Fares Dessouky (EGY) beat (6) Alan Clyne (SCO) 11-7, 11-8, 4-11, 11-5; (3) Chris Simpson (ENG) beat Lucas Serme (FRA) 11-4, 11-6, 13-11; (5) Nicolas Mueller (SUI) beat (4) Saurav Ghosal (IND) 9-11, 12-14, 11-2, 11-9, 11-6.

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First Published: Fri, November 25 2016. 22:32 IST