Sunday, October 5, 2014

Published on 2014 Incheon Asian Games official blog on September 23, 2014: http://blog.incheon2014ag.com/squash-sept22/

As one of the fastest-paced sports, squash attracts many sports fans into its thrilling world of the game.
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Yeorumul Squash Court
Squash Singles Semi-finals Highlights on Sept. 22
Malaysia top women’s singles at Yeorumul Squash Courts. World’s No. 1 Nicol David and Malaysia’s second seed Low Wee Wern ousted India and Hong Kong, China in the women’s singles today. 
Squash star Dipika Pallikal of India went down 11-4, 11-4 and 11-5 to the seven-time world champion of Malaysia, Nicol David. She failed to storm into the her maiden Asian Games finals and claimed a bronze for India. The match was lasted for merely 25 minutes. 
Hong Kong, China’s hope on Au Wing Chi Annie tumbled out upon Au’s lost in the semi-finals. Low Wee Wern of Malaysia strolled to an 11-9, 11-5, 11-5 in just 33 minutes. The 24-year old Low Wee Wern was too strong for Au Wing Chi Annie who was once reigned in the 16th Asian Games Women’s Individual Final. 
Nicol David and her compatriot Low Wee Wern will advance to the finals tomorrow. This will be the first time for the World No. 6 Low Wee Wern playing against the Squash Queen Nicol David. This is the first time two Malaysians will contest for the gold too. 
On the other hand, Saurav Ghosal of India defeated Ong Beng Hee of Malaysia for straight games 11-9, 11-4, 11-5 in 45 minutes. Ghosal is qualified for the final stage – his inaugural Asian Games singles finals. 
Ong Beng Hee bag bronze for Malaysia. Abdullah Almezayen of Kuwait pulled off a crucial win of 6-11, 11-8, 4-11, 11-6 11-8 over Hong Kong, China’s superstar athlete Max Lee Ho Yin and sailed into the finals. Almezayen Abdullah is to set up a clash with top seed Saurav Ghosal of India for the singles title on September 23.
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Nicol David playing against Dipika Pallikal (left); Nicol David congratulate Low Wee Wern after her match taking down Annie Au (right).

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