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Joshna continues impressive run to reach quarters in Egypt

Press Trust of India  |  Cairo 

India's star extended her impressive run in the Women's Black Ball Open with a fighting win over sixth seed here.

After downing the legendary in the first round, she wore down the English 11-4, 6-11, 14-12, 11-9 to storm into the quarterfinals of the PSA gold event on Tuesday.

It was Joshna's first win over Sarah in almost seven years, having beaten her last in the 2012 Chennai Open.

It was a match of over four games but on this occasion, the Indian seemed in greater control and nothing displayed that better than the first game. Though the higher-ranked Sarah came back strongly in the next, Joshna was ready for the fight.

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First Published: Wed, March 13 2019. 16:05 IST
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