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Commonwealth Games 2018: Women's Singles Round of 16, Joshna Chinappa vs Tamika Saxby, Live Updates

Chinappa def Saxby 11-6, 11-8, 11-4 in just 22 minutes to enter the quarter-finals.
Updated: 06 April 2018 14:01 IST - Published: 06 April 2018 13:37 IST
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Joshna is the only Indian squash ace to enter the quarter-finals of the CWG 2018 in singles.

And she looks fierce and determined to get that elusive medal for India!

Keep flying the Tricolour high, Joshna!
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Final score: Chinappa def Saxby 11-6, 11-8, 11-4 in just 22 minutes to enter the quarter-finals.
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The unstoppable Joshna adds three more points to GET THE WIN!!!!

11-4
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And it is 8-4 to the Indian
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Saxby gets a lovely drop to snatch one point and trail 4-6
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Chinappa has broken away from the tie and has gone up to 5-3
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Game 3 is turning out to be a tight affair.

The two are deadlocked at 3-3
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This time Joshna makes no mistake!

She converts the game point with beautiful ball control and takes the second game 11-8.
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Some fightback from Saxby! Excellent backhands to get three points and make it 8-10
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Joshna already has a handful of game balls

10-5
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7-2 to the India No. 1
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Joshna is absolutely drilling the ball with so much authority!

Absolutely merciless!

6-0
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No stopping the Indian!

Joshna looking very, very confident as she opens up a 4-0 lead
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Joshna's opponent is Australian, so she is getting a lot of home support.

Can that help her stage a comeback?
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Joshna was pretty unhappy with the refereeing towards the end of the first game and voiced her frustration. But she gets the first game, anyway!

11-6 to the Indian


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10-5 to Chinappa!

FIVE GAME BALLS TO THE INDIAN!!!!
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It's 9-4 to the India No. 1
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And she extends it to 7-2

Joshna at her best!!!
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And we are off!

Joshna has already stamped her class in a brilliant start and she leads 5-2
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31 year Joshna Chinappa takes on Australia's Tamika Saxby in the Women's Singles Round of 16
 
Joshna beat Papua New Guinea's Lynette Vai in the Women's Singles Round of 32. She won with a score of 11-3, 11-7 & 11-2 in the 3 games clinching the victory in just 16 minutes. She is currently ranked 17th in the World and will be facing Tamika who is ranked 60th presently. No prizes for guessing who will be the favorite here. Her pairing with Dipika is famous after gold medal win at the Glasgow Games in 2014 which was India's first ever gold in the sport at CWG. She will be looking to dominate in the Singles category as well this time.
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