Dipika Pallikal's run at the Oracle NetSuite Open ended with a crushing semifinal defeat at the hands of Malaysia's eight-time world champion Nicol David. David, who would appear in the final of this event for the first time in her career, outclassed Pallikal 11-3, 11-0, 11-5 in just 22 minutes.
Dipika Pallikal Karthik's dream run ends at the semi-final stage with former world champion and a legend Nicol David of Malaysia defeating her in straight games 11-3, 11-0, 11-5 here on Friday in the Oracle Netsuite San Fransisco Open, a $50,000 PSA world tour event. David was in charge of the proceedings right from the start as she glided around the
Unlike in the earlier rounds, the Indian was never allowed the freedom to showcase her capability with Nicol taking just 22 minutes to finish off a swift job and make it to the final.