Saurav Ghoshal thread - PB WR # 11 in Oct 2018

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Re: Saurav Ghoshal thread - PB WR # 11 in Oct 2018

Post by jaydeep » Fri Oct 19, 2018 4:53 am

Saurav played a fluid match against the former top-10 French player, Mathieu Castagnet for straight games win ... Next, he is having a match against Egyptian Karim Abdel Gawad.

At $106K Men's St George's Hill Classic 2018, Weybridge, Surrey, England (World Tour Gold)

[R1] (7) Saurav Ghosal (IND,11) bye
[R2] (7) Saurav Ghosal (IND,11) bt (9/16) Mathieu Castagnet (FRA,26) 11-5, 11-7, 11-5 (42m)

[R3] (7) Saurav Ghosal (IND,11) vs (4) Karim Abdel Gawad (EGY,10)

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Re: Saurav Ghoshal thread - PB WR # 11 in Oct 2018

Post by jaydeep » Sat Oct 20, 2018 6:06 am

Karim Abdel Gawad didn't give a much chance to Saurav in this match and played a quality squash for winning in three games.

At $106K Men's St George's Hill Classic 2018, Weybridge, Surrey, England (World Tour Gold)

[QF] (7) Saurav Ghosal (IND,11) l (4) Karim Abdel Gawad (EGY,10) 7-11, 3-11, 8-11 (39m)

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Re: Saurav Ghoshal thread - PB WR # 11 in Oct 2018

Post by jaydeep » Wed Oct 31, 2018 4:47 am

Saurav continued with his consistent performance... He defeated the top-25 Leo Au in straight games ... In the third round, he gave a decent fight to the WR #2 Ali Farag.

At $177K Men's Qatar Classic 2018, Doha, Qatar (PSA World Tour Platinum)

[R1] (9/16) Saurav Ghosal (IND,11) bye
[R2] (9/16) Saurav Ghosal (IND,11) bt Leo Au (HKG,22) 11-2, 11-3, 11-5 (29m)

[R3] (9/16) Saurav Ghosal (IND,11) l (2) Ali Farag (EGY,2) 10-12, 4-11, 6-11 (39m)

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Re: Saurav Ghoshal thread - PB WR # 11 in Oct 2018

Post by suresh » Wed Oct 31, 2018 5:54 am

Egypt is the squash analog of Iran in volleyball. We just can't seem to beat Egyptians in squash.

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Re: Saurav Ghoshal thread - PB WR # 11 in Oct 2018

Post by jaydeep » Tue Nov 13, 2018 3:42 am

Saurav lifted the Kolkata open title in an 86 minutes marathon match against Egyptian, Zahed Salem ... Before that, he won his all matches in straight games.

At $28K Men's Kolkata International 2018, India (PSA 30)

[R1] (1) Saurav Ghosal (IND,11) bye
[R2] (1) Saurav Ghosal (IND,11) bt (9/16) Mohd Syafiq Kamal (MAS,84) 11-9, 11-7, 11-1
[QF] (1) Saurav Ghosal (IND,11) bt (5) Karim El Hammamy (EGY,51) 11-5, 11-7, 11-2
[SF] (1) Saurav Ghosal (IND,11) bt (4) Todd Harrity (USA,48) 11-4, 11-7, 11-3 (41m)

Final
(1) Saurav Ghosal (IND,11) bt (2) Zahed Salem (EGY,27) 11-5, 8-11, 11-8, 11-13 11-5 (86m)

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Re: Saurav Ghoshal thread - PB WR # 11 in Oct 2018

Post by suresh » Tue Nov 13, 2018 7:59 am

I am shocked! Saurav beat two Egyptians. Wow!

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Re: Saurav Ghoshal thread - PB WR # 11 in Oct 2018

Post by prasen9 » Tue Nov 13, 2018 3:08 pm

Home cooking :-)

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