CWG: Dipika-Joshna storms into squash women’s doubles final

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Gold Coast (Australia), April 14 (IANS) Defending champions Dipika Pallikal and Joshna Chinappa outplayed England’s Laura Massaro and Sarah-Jane Perry to storm into the final of women’s doubles squash at the 21st Commonwealth Games here on Saturday.

Dipika and Joshna prevailed in straight games 2-0 (11-10, 11-5) to seal their place in the final.

The Indian duo faced a stiff competition in the opening game with saw the tide tiltling either side before Dipika and Joshna edged past in 13 minutes.

There was no match to the Indians in the second game, dominating the one-sided contest and picking it in mere 10 minutes.

The Indian duo will face New Zealand’s Joelle King and Amanda Landers-Murphy in the final on Sunday.

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Joelle and Amanda beat Australians Rachael Grinham and Donna Urquhart 2-0 (11-9, 11-5) in the other semi-final.



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