India’s ace girl squash participant Joshna Chinappa on Tuesday withdrew from the pre-quarterfinals of the PSA World Championships resulting from sickness.
Chinappa, seeded twelfth, was scheduled to face native favorite and eight seed Rowan Elaraby, who acquired a walkover into the quarterfinals.
World No. 14 Chinappa had earlier defeated Katie Malliff of England 3-0 (11-6 11-8 11-9) within the first spherical earlier than getting the higher of Wales’ Emily Whitlock, seeded 18th, 3-0(11-8 12-10 11-5) within the subsequent spherical.
Chinappa was the lone India within the ladies’s part.
India’s hopes now depend on sixteenth seed Sourav Ghosal as he’s set to tackle fourth seed Moutafa Asal of Egypt within the males’s pre-quarterfinals on Wednesday.
Ghosal defeated Zahed Salem of Egypt 3-1 (11-4 11-9 6-11 11-7) within the opening spherical after which eased previous Todd Harrity of USA 3-0 (11-8 11-8 11-7) in his subsequent match.
The opposite two Indians within the males’s occasion, Mahesh Mangaonkar and Ramit Tandon exited within the second spherical.