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Saurav Ghosal Biography

Saurav Ghosal is a professional squash player from India and currently ranked No.24 in the world. n 2004, Saurav became the first Indian ever to win the coveted British Junior Open Under-19 Squash title, defeating Adel El Said ofEgypt in the final at Sheffield, England. Saurav moved to Chennai after completing his school and was based at the ICL squash academy in Chennai. Saurav is the current Indian national champion after he defeated Gaurav Nandrajog at the National Championships 2006 in New Delhi. As of May 2010, his PSA world rank is 27. Saurav won the bronze medal at the Asian Games 2006 Doha and was awarded the Arjuna Award by the President of India in August 2007. Saurav started playing squash in his hometown of Kolkata, at the Kolkata Racquet Club. He did his schooling from Lakshmipat Singhania Academy, before moving to Chennai to join the ICL Squash Academy. Ghosal has numerous firsts to his credit, the first Indian to be ranked junior World No one, the first to bag the junior National championship three years in a row and in December 2006, he won the country the first medal in squash in the Doha Asian Games. His first major title was the German Open (U-17) in May 2002 and he won the Dutch Open two months later.

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India's Saurav Ghosal defeats World No. 11 to reach Macau Open final
India's Saurav Ghosal defeats World No. 11 to reach Macau Open final
Ghosal recorded a narrow 3-2 win.
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?
Macau Open squash Saurav Ghosal loses semi-final clash
Macau Open squash Saurav Ghosal loses semi-final clash
Saurav goes down fighting.
Macau Open squash: Saurav Ghosal defeats Harinder Pal Sandhu in the quarterfinal
Macau Open squash: Saurav Ghosal defeats Harinder Pal Sandhu in the quarterfinal
The 64-minute affair saw the national champion getting tested.
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.
Hong Kong Open: Indian campaign ends with Joshna Chinappa’s loss
Hong Kong Open: Indian campaign ends with Joshna Chinappa’s loss
This is the new season's first PSA World Series event.
Hong Kong Open 2016: Dipika Pallikal loses a thriller, Saurav Ghosal too exits
Hong Kong Open 2016: Dipika Pallikal loses a thriller, Saurav Ghosal too exits
Joshna Chinappa is now the last Indian standing in this tournament.
Hong Kong Open: Dipika Pallikal and Saurav Ghosal ousted
Hong Kong Open: Dipika Pallikal and Saurav Ghosal ousted
Joshna Chinappa is the lone Indian survivor now and her second round match is on Thursday.
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