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Joshna Chinappa Biography

Joshna Chinappa is a squash player based in India. She is regarded as the first Indian girl to win the British Squash Championship title in 2003 in the under 19 category, at Sheffield, U.K and was also the youngest Indian women's national champion. Chinappa is the first beneficiary of the 40 core Mittal Champions Trust. In May 2012, Joshna defeated Sarah Jane Perry of England 9-11, 11-4, 11-8, 12-10, to win the Chennai Open. She was the winner of the India National Junior and Senior Championships as well as Malaysian Junior in 2004. She took home the bronze medal in the 2004 Asian Championships. She was adjudged the winner of the Asian Junior and British Junior Open in 2005. A trainee of the Indian Squash Academy (erstwhile ICL academy), Chennai, Joshna is currently ranked 32 in the world.

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“Joshna and Dipika will rise to the top five,” says Indian Squash's consultant coach Achraf El Karurgui
“Joshna and Dipika will rise to the top five,” says Indian Squash's consultant coach Achraf El Karurgui
India's leading squash players Joshna Chinappa and Dipika Pallikal Karthik have the potential to come to the top five in the world
HCL National Squash Championships 2017: Joshna Chinappa opens up about her life outside the sport in interview
HCL National Squash Championships 2017: Joshna Chinappa opens up about her life outside the sport in interview
She recently won her 15th national title in August.
India secure bronze in World Doubles Squash Championships
India secure bronze in World Doubles Squash Championships
India were aiming for three medals.
Asian Squash Championships: Joshna Chinappa edges Dipika Pallikal to win title
Asian Squash Championships: Joshna Chinappa edges Dipika Pallikal to win title
Saurav Ghosal lost the men's final.
Interview: Players need the support of the coach in tournaments, says Achraf El Karagui
Interview: Players need the support of the coach in tournaments, says Achraf El Karagui
Consultant Coach Achraf considers SRFI's decision to have a coach with the players for key events in the PSA circuit a big step forward.
19th Asian Squash Championship: Time for seniors to showcase their mettle
19th Asian Squash Championship: Time for seniors to showcase their mettle
The Asian Senior Individual Squash Championship is scheduled in Chennai in April this year. Can India make a mark in this?
World Women's Squash Championship: Egyptians come to tournaments in packs, says Joshna Chinappa
World Women's Squash Championship: Egyptians come to tournaments in packs, says Joshna Chinappa
India's highest ranked player Joshna Chinappa shares her thoughts on her professional life and India's chances in the world championship
World Women's Squash Championship: Indians getting ready for the challenge
World Women's Squash Championship: Indians getting ready for the challenge
The world women's squash championship starts towards the end of this month and hectic preparations are on at the Indian Squash Academy
Joshna Chinappa exits from the Al Ahram International squash tournament 2016
Joshna Chinappa exits from the Al Ahram International squash tournament 2016
Egyptian Raneem El Welily defeated Joshna in just under half an hour.
China Open Squash: Saurav Ghosal narrowly loses a thriller; Joshna Chinappa too exits
China Open Squash: Saurav Ghosal narrowly loses a thriller; Joshna Chinappa too exits
It thus brings an end to India's campaign at this tournament.
China Open 2016: Saurav Ghosal upsets World No. 5 to reach quarter-finals
China Open 2016: Saurav Ghosal upsets World No. 5 to reach quarter-finals
Ghosal was not the only Indian winning on Thursday.
PSA rankings: Joshna Chinappa back in top 10
PSA rankings: Joshna Chinappa back in top 10
All three of Chinappa, Dipika Pallikal and Saurav Ghosal are in action at the China Open this week.
China Open: Dipika Pallikal qualifies for main draw
China Open: Dipika Pallikal qualifies for main draw
Pallikal and Chinappa will not meet unless they reach the final.
China Open: Dipika Pallikal eases into final round of qualifying
China Open: Dipika Pallikal eases into final round of qualifying
If Pallikal wins her final round, she might face Joshna Chinappa in the first round of the main draw.
Saurav Ghosal, Joshna Chinappa, Dipika Pallikal spearhead China Open challenge
Saurav Ghosal, Joshna Chinappa, Dipika Pallikal spearhead China Open challenge
There is a chance of a Palikal vs Chinappa clash as early as the first round.
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