India’s Saurav Ghosal recently bagged silver in the men’s singles event in Squash on Thursday. The squash superstar’s failed to win his first-ever individual gold medal in the event and had to settle for silver medal after losing his match in four games.
During the final match, Eain Yow took an early lead of 6-1 against Ghosal in the first game, but Ghosal managed to stage a comeback and win the game 11-9. The second game was equally competitive, but Yow managed to secure a close victory of 11-9 to level the match. It is worth mentioning that Ghosal has been performing impressively at the Asian Games.
The Malaysian athlete dominated from there on, picking up two quick victories 11-5, 11-7 in the third and the fourth game of the final.
It has been noted that Ghosal started out his campaign with a comfortable win over Kuwait’s Ammar Al Tamimi in the pre-quarterfinals. He went on to impress with his performance when he defeated Japan’s Ryunosuke Tsukue 3-0 (11-5, 12-10, 11-3) in the men’s singles quarter-finals. This win not only sealed his place in the semi-finals but also confirmed a medal for India at the Hangzhou Games.