Saurav Ghosal Beats Pakistan's Nasir Iqbal to Enter World Squash Pre-Quarters

Updated: 17 November 2014 22:14 IST

Saurav Ghosal defeated Pakistan's Nasir Iqbal 11-7, 5-11, 11-9, 11-4 in 51 minutes.

Saurav Ghosal Beats Pakistan
File Photo: Saurav Ghosal at the podium during Asian Games. © AP

Doha:

India's Saurav Ghosal earned a hard-fought 3-1 win against Pakistan's Nasir Iqbal to enter the pre-quarterfinals of the World Squash Championship, here on Monday.

The 14th-seeded Saurav slowly gained momentum in the 51-minute encounter as he got past his arch-rival 11-7 5-11 11-9 11-4 in the round-of-32 clash.

Earlier, Max Lee of Hong Kong, Amr Shabana of Egypt and South Africa's Stephen Coppinger won their respective encounters to also move into the round-of-16.

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