Top Indian squash players, including defending men’s and ladies’ champions Saurav Ghosal and Joshna Chinappa would battle it out for top respects alongside others like Harinderpal Sandhu and Dipika Pallikal in the 73rd Senior National Squash Championship beginning in Mumbai on Wednesday.
World no. 10 Ghosal, who has won the title 10 times, and 14-time victor Joshna, positioned nineteenth all around, are seeded no. 1 in their particular segments.
The normal all-Chennai go head to head amongst Joshna and second seed Dipika – who will play her first nationals since 2011 – in the last is among the principle attractions in the six-day occasion at the Otters Club in rural Bandra.
The title, being held under the protection of the Squash Rackets Federation of India, has pulled in more than 440 sections in nine classifications.
“The nationals is a to a great degree prestigious occasion on the residential date-book and I trust it is the obligation of the top players to take part to showcase the best of Indian squash,” said Ghosal in the keep running up to the occasion.
The other critical players in the men’s area incorporate Ravi Dixit, the Mumbai quartet of second seed Mahesh Mangaonkar, Aryaman Adik of the host club, Vikram Malhotra and Veer Chotrani, Kush Kumar, Delhi’s Gaurav Nandrajog and Tamil Nadu’s Velavan Senthilkumar.
“I anticipate playing the nationals once more,” said Dipika, who won the title five years prior.
“I have appreciated playing the nationals since I was 12 and it is one local competition I anticipate in the year. It is something I must be a part of consistently,” said Joshna.
“I had a great deal of rivalry while playing the senior nationals from the get-go in my vocation as a lesser and winning it then was hard. Presently, it will be considerably harder playing with Dipika,” she included.
In an in the first place, the prize cash for the men and ladies’ individual victors will be equivalent and both will get Rs 1.25 lakh each.
While the capability rounds for men will be held from tomorrow, the primary draw for all classifications will get going from 14 July.