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CWG: Dipika-Saurav, Vikram-Ramit advance; Joshna-Harinder lose (Squash Roundup)

IANS  |  Gold Coast (Australia) 

India's mixed doubles pair of and and the men's double combination of and entered the semi-finals and quarter-finals of the competitions at the 21st here on Thursday.

However, the other mixed double pair of and had to suffer defeats in the quarters.

Dipika and Saurav came back from an one-game deficit to pocket the next two games and clinched the round of 16 match 2-1 (7-11, 11-6, 11-8) against Malaysians and in 37 minutes.

Later in the quarters, they defeated and of in straight games 2-0 (11-8, 11-10) in a 38-minute match to advance to the semis.

In the semi-final on Friday, the will face Joelle and of

In the other round of 16 encounter, Joshna and Harinder beat New Zealand's and Zac Millar 2-1 (11-7, 10-11, 11-5) to enter the quarter-finals.

However, the lost a gruelling quarter-final contest 2-0 (11-10, 11-10) to Coll and

There was an another positive news for the Indian fans as the men's double team featuring Vikram and Ramit also making their way to the quarter-finals.

The handed a 2-0 defeat to Jamaica's and in the 30-minute Round-of-16 match.

After a comfortable 11-4 victory in the first game, Vikram and Ramit faced a stiff challenge in the second game. The Indians however, managed to register a 11-10 win.

They will now meet England's and on Friday.

Earlier on Thursday, Vikram and Ramit entered the round of 16 after receiving a walk over from Sierra Leone's and Yusif Mansaray.

--IANS

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First Published: Thu, April 12 2018. 20:02 IST
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