Saurav Ghosal exits World Championship

Pitted against the second seeded Gregory Gaultier of France, Saurav Ghosal lost 7-11 2-11 3-11 in a contest that lasted just 34 minutes.

Saurav Ghosal

Saurav Ghosal failed to match his opponent’s efficiency and lost the match rather tamely.   -  AP

India’s campaign in the Professional Squash Association (PSA) men’s World Championship ended after national champion Saurav Ghosal crashed out of the tournament in the second round here.

Pitted against the second seeded Gregory Gaultier of France, Ghosal lost 7-11 2-11 3-11 in a contest that lasted just 34 minutes. Ghosal failed to match his opponent’s efficiency and lost the match rather tamely.

Ghosal had notched a fighting 11-7 11-13 11-9 12-10 victory over Adrian Waller of England in the first round. He was the only Indian male to make the the main draw.

Mahesh Mangaonkar, Harinder Pal Sandhu and Vikram Malhotra lost in the qualification phase.