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

By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedApr 06, 2018 14:01 IST

Chinappa def Saxby 11-6, 11-8, 11-4 in just 22 minutes to enter the quarter-finals.


14:01 (IST)6 APR 2018

That's it from us!

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14:00 (IST)6 APR 2018

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!

13:58 (IST)6 APR 2018

Final score: Chinappa def Saxby 11-6, 11-8, 11-4 in just 22 minutes to enter the quarter-finals.

13:55 (IST)6 APR 2018

The unstoppable Joshna adds three more points to GET THE WIN!!!!


13:54 (IST)6 APR 2018

And it is 8-4 to the Indian

13:53 (IST)6 APR 2018

Saxby gets a lovely drop to snatch one point and trail 4-6

13:51 (IST)6 APR 2018

Chinappa has broken away from the tie and has gone up to 5-3

13:50 (IST)6 APR 2018

Game 3 is turning out to be a tight affair.

The two are deadlocked at 3-3

13:46 (IST)6 APR 2018

This time Joshna makes no mistake!

She converts the game point with beautiful ball control and takes the second game 11-8.

13:46 (IST)6 APR 2018

Some fightback from Saxby! Excellent backhands to get three points and make it 8-10

13:45 (IST)6 APR 2018

Joshna already has a handful of game balls


13:43 (IST)6 APR 2018

7-2 to the India No. 1

13:43 (IST)6 APR 2018

Joshna is absolutely drilling the ball with so much authority!

Absolutely merciless!


13:41 (IST)6 APR 2018

No stopping the Indian!

Joshna looking very, very confident as she opens up a 4-0 lead

13:39 (IST)6 APR 2018

Joshna's opponent is Australian, so she is getting a lot of home support.

Can that help her stage a comeback?

13:37 (IST)6 APR 2018

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

13:36 (IST)6 APR 2018

10-5 to Chinappa!


13:34 (IST)6 APR 2018

It's 9-4 to the India No. 1

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And she extends it to 7-2

Joshna at her best!!!

13:32 (IST)6 APR 2018

And we are off!

Joshna has already stamped her class in a brilliant start and she leads 5-2

13:38 (IST)6 APR 2018

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13:38 (IST)6 APR 2018

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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