Josh advances to quarters, Dipika exits

Gold Coast, April 6: Josh Chippa continued her good run at the 21st Commonwealth Games as the Indian squash player defeated lower-ranked Tamika Saxby of Australia in Round-of-16 women’s singles match while her compatriot Dipika Pallikal lost at the Oxenford Studios here on Friday.
Chippa took 22 minutes to thrash her 57th ranked Australian opponent 3-0 (11-6, 11-8, 11-4). The 14th ranked Indian player look comfortable from the begining and was at her devastating best throughout the match.
Saxby, on the other hand, found it difficult in the middle and failed to match the pace of Chippa and lost the match.
In other match, It was a bad day for her compatriot Dipika as she lost to Alison Waters of England 0-3 (3-11, 6-11, 2-11) in the 20-minute match. IANS