India's mixed doubles pair of Dipika Pallikal and Saurav Ghosal and the men's double combination of Vikram Malhotra and Ramit Tandon entered the semi-finals and quarter-finals of the squash competitions at the 21st Commonwealth Games here on Thursday.
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 Aifa Azman and Sanjay Singh Chal in 37 minutes.
In the other round of 16 encounter, Joshna and Harinder beat New Zealand's Amanda Landers-Murphy and Zac Millar 2-1 (11-7, 10-11, 11-5) to enter the quarter-finals.
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.
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.
Earlier on Thursday, Vikram and Ramit entered the round of 16 after receiving a walk over from Sierra Leone's Ernest Jombla and Yusif Mansaray.
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