newssquash10 days ago

Cyrus Poncha named new Secretary-General of SRFI

Dronacharya awardee and former National Coach Cyrus Poncha has been appointed as the new Secretary-General of the Squash Rackets Federation of India. Mr Debendranath Sarangi was also reelected unopposed as President of the SRFI for a four-year term (2019-23).
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newssquash12 days ago

Senior National Squash Championship | Mahesh Mangaonkar, Joshna Chinappa get top seeds

Maharashtra’s Mahesh Mangaonkar and Tamil Nadu’s Joshna Chinappa have been given the top seeds in the men’s and women’s categories respectively at the 76th Senior National Squash Championship. The National Championship will be played from Thursday in Pune with some top players taking the court.
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newssquasha month ago

Would be good to have a coach with us on pro tour, says Joshna Chinappa

India’s squash ace Joshna Chinappa has stated that the Indian contingent would be greatly aided if they get an experienced coach to travel with them on the pro tour and work with the juniors and seniors. She has also called for better infrastructure and TV time for the sport for it to flourish.
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newssquasha month ago

Mahesh Mangaonkar enters final of Sekisui Open in Switzerland

Indian squash ace Mahesh Mangaonkar secured a spot in the final of the ongoing Sekisui Open in Switzerland after he defeated fourth seed Daniel Mekib of Czech Republic in the semis. Mangaonakar will meet third seed Spanish player Bernat Jaume in the final match of the tournament.
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newssquasha month ago

Different people have different trajectories, says Saurav Ghosal

Indian squash ace Saurav Ghosal claims that different players have different trajectories at the top level as he continues to impress on the big stage despite being in his 30s. Ghosal added that he is adamant on building a legacy and that is the only thing that motivates him to keep going.
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newssquasha month ago

We want to have PSA events in India, says Cyrus Poncha

India’s national squash coach Cyrus Poncha has expressed his aim to host more Professional Squash Association (PSA) events in India in near future. Poncha has also added that organising big tournaments will help in changing the entire system associated with the sport in the country.
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newssquasha month ago

I haven’t achieved all I wanted to yet, says Saurav Ghosal

Saurav Ghosal, who recently became the first Indian male to enter the top-10 PSA ranking, revealed that he is not done yet and still has more to achieve in his career. Ghosal added that he hopes to see more squash being telecasted on Indian media channels to boost the popularity of the sport.
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newssquash2 months ago

Saurav Ghosal praises friend turned temporary coach Harry Sandhu for Asian title

Asian Individual Squash Championship winners Saurav Ghosal and Joshna Chinappa heaped praise on fellow teammate Harry Sandhu, who turned temporary coach after getting injured to lead the duo to the titles. National coach Cyrus Poncha didn’t travel with the contingent to Kuala Lumpur for the event.
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newssquash2 months ago

Asian Individual Squash Championship | Saurav Ghoshal, Joshna Chinappa enter semis

India’s squash contingent extended their brilliant run in the Asian Individual Squash Championship as Saurav Ghoshal and Johsna Chinappa won their respective matches to reach the semi-finals. While Ghosal beat Mohd Nafizwan Adnan, Chinappa defeated Tanvi Khanna.
Press Release
newssquash2 months ago

Joshna Chinappa and Saurav Ghosal to headline India's challenege at Asian Individual championship

Defending Champions Joshna Chinappa will lead the Indian challenge at the Asian Individual squash championship, that will start tomorrow, in Malaysia. Saurav Ghosal, who secured the silver in the competition last time, will want to go one step further in the event that is scheduled till May 5.
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