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Dipika in semis after easy win over French rival

Asian Games medallist Dipika Pallikal cruised into the semifinals of the PSA USD-10,000 JSW Challenger Squash Circuit with a quick win over France’s Chloe Mesic in three straight games here on Friday. She took just 22 minutes to thrash her opponent 11-3, 11-2, 11-4. The bronze medallist at the just concluded Incheon Games will now face South Africa’s Cheyna Tucker, who beat India’s Sachika Ingale in three straight games, 11-5,13-11, 11-7, also in 22 minutes.

‘The joy of playing at home is unparallelled. I believe this circuit is beneficial to the junior talent i. Never has such a strong field of players been so accessible to us in India and I think we, as a community of players and fans, should take complete advantage of it,’ the young squash player said.
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