World championship: Saurav Ghosal in second round

Ghosal had a fighting four-game win over Adrian Waller of England in the first round.

A file picture of Saurav Ghosal.

India's national champion Saurav Ghosal is pitted against the second seed Gregory Gaultier of France in the second round of the PSA men's world squash championship being held here.

Earlier in the first round, Ghosal had a fighting four-game win over Adrian Waller of England. The Indian won 11-7, 11-13, 11-9, 12-10. Ghosal is the lone Indian male in the main draw after qualifier Mahesh Mangaonkar went down to the eighth-seeded Miquel Rodriguez of Colombia in four games 4-11, 11-9, 11-6, 11-3.

Two other Indians who had made a bid for the main draw but failed to make it were Harinder Pal Sandhu and Vikram Malhotra both losing out in the second and final round of the qualification phase.