Ghosal celebrated the biggest
World Tour title win of his career at the
METROsquash Windy City
Open, the PSA International 25 squash event at the
Club of Chicago in Chicago, USA.
top seed from Kolkata faced Pakistan qualifier Yasir Butt, a
23-year-old from Lahore whose giant-killing run in the event included the
scalps of three higher-ranked opponents.
recovered to win the first two games, but Butt reduced the deficit after
the third. The six-time Indian champion neutralised Butt from the start of
the fourth, quickly establishing a 5-1 lead. Butt was unable to close the
gap as Ghosal powered on to secure his title-winning 11-8, 15-13, 10-12,
3-1 today!" tweeted the world No27 after the biggest win of his
career. "Yasir was really good...he CAN play! Great final! I'm so
happy to be the METRO WINDY CITY CHAMPION! Woohooo"
success marks the fifth Tour title of Ghosal's career.
Storm To Windy City Success at Chicago : 10th Feb 2011
's Joshna Chinappa is the surprise winners of the women's title in the Brit
Insurance Metrosquash Windy City Squash Open at the University Club of
Chicago in Chicago,
The women's WISPA World
Tour 8 event reached an all-Indian climax between fourth seed Joshna
Chinappa and the 19-year-old No2 seed Dipika Pallikal, both from Chennai.
Chinappa notched up her
11th Tour final appearance after upsetting
's top seed Aisling Blake in a five-game semi-final. Pallikal earned
her anticipated place in the final after beating Latasha Khan, but the third
seed was forced to retire early in the fifth game with an injury.
In the final, Chinappa
survived her third successive five-game encounter, beating her younger
compatriot 11-4, 6-11, 12-10, 2-11, 11-6 to win the fifth WISPA title of her