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CWG: Dipika-Joshna reach squash women's doubles quarters

IANS  |  Gold Coast (Australia) 

India's star duo of and advanced to the quarter-finals of squash women's doubles, outclassing Malta's and 2-0 in their final Pool game at the 21st here on Wednesday.

Having already cemented their quarters berth after beating and to top the Pool C, the 15-minute match against was just a formality for the Indian pair.

Dipika and Joshna beat Dianne and Colette in straight games 2-0 (11-5, 11-6) at the Oxenford Studios here.

Earlier in the day, the doubles gold medallists beat the pair of and 2-1 (11-8, 7-11, 11-8) in a 30-minute battle, to top the Pool and advance to the quarters.

The Indian pair had an easy outing in the first game that lasted for mere eight minutes but were made to struggle in the second which the Wales' duo managed to pocket in 10 minutes.

In the third game, Dipika and Joshna used their class and experience to clinch the affair in 10 minutes.

Earlier on Tuesday, Dipika and Joshna had defeated Pakistan's and 2-1.



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First Published: Wed, April 11 2018. 16:08 IST