India get past Hong Kong China in women's squash
Nimes (France) - India outclassed Hong Kong China 2?0 in a playoff match here and will take on Ireland in the 5?6 classification tie in the WSF Women’s World Team squash championship.
Dipika Pallikal overcame Annie Au 11?5, 11?8, 5?11, 9?11, 11?5 in 53 minutes to put India in front and then Anaka Alankamony defeated Tong Tsz?Wing 11?5, 11?7, 11?9 in 40 minutes to give her team an unbeatable lead Friday.
The third singles was not played.
India next take on Ireland who got past New Zealand 2?1 in a match that lasted more than two hours.
Meanwhile, top seeds England eliminated Malaysia 2?1 to set up a title clash with No.2 Egypt who brushed aside Australia 3?0 in the semi?finals.