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India lose to Egypt in World Women's Team squash opener

Press Trust of India  |  Paris 

witnessed a disappointing start to its campaign at the World Women's Team Squash Championship as they were crushed 0-3 by top seed and title-favourite in their opening Pool A league match, here today.

Indian eves are clubbed along side Egypt, and Mexico and on paper the match against was expected to be India's toughest of the three.

Joshna Chinappa was pitted against the world no 1 Nour El Shourbini and the ace Egyptian took just 34 minutes to complete a straight game win over the Indian.

Next in Dipika Pallikal showed little more fight for by pocketing a game against world no 3 Nouran Gohar.

But it was not enough as Nouran had the last say, winning the encounter in four games.

In the incosequqntial third tie, Sunayna Kuruvilla lost to Omneya Abdel Kawy.

will next play Mexico tomorrow.

Results: beat India 3-0 (Nour El Sherbini bt Joshna Chinappa 11-5 11-6-15-13; Nouran Gohan bt Dipika Pallikal Karthik 4-11 11-7 11-4 11-9; Omneya Abdel Kawy bt Sunayna Kuruvilla 11-7 11-7 11-2).

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First Published: Mon, November 28 2016. 19:23 IST