Indian Women’s Squash Team Secures Bronze In Asian Games Semifinals
In the Asian Games, India’s women’s squash team, consisting of Joshana Chinappa, Tanvi Khanna, and Anahat Singh, won the bronze medal.
They played against Hong Kong in the semifinals and lost 1-2. Tanvi and young Anahat couldn’t win any games in their matches, but the experienced Joshana Chinappa did well, winning 3-2.
The first match was Tanvi against Chan Sin Yuk. Unfortunately, Tanvi struggled from the start and lost the first two games 6-11 and 7-11. She had a tough time in the third game, losing 3-11.
Then it was Joshana’s turn to keep India’s hopes alive. She had a tough battle against Ho Tze Lok, losing the first game 7-11 but then coming back strong to win the second game 11-7.
Ho Tze Lok took the lead again in the third game with an 11-9 victory. However, Joshana didn’t give up and won the final two games with scores of 11-6 and 11-8.
Since both India and Hong Kong won one match each, it all came down to the deciding match with teenager Anahat. Although she lost 0-3, she put up a good fight, especially in the first and third games.
Anahat started her match well but lost momentum towards the end, losing the opening game 8-11 to Lee Ka Yi.
Lee won the second game 11-7 and was close to winning the third, but Anahat made an impressive comeback, securing eight points in a row before eventually losing 10-12.
Our Indian women’s squash team has won a bronze medal in the Asian Games. Although we were expecting at least a silver, it’s okay. India’s women’s squash team has once again proven that they are one of the best teams in Asia.
While Tanvi and Anahat may have lost their last matches, they played a great game. Joshana, on the other hand, performed really well, won her match, and kept our hopes of a medal alive.
We hope that our team’s performance will improve even more in the future, and our players will achieve great success.