Saurav Ghoshal thread - PB WR # 10 in Apr 2019

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

Post by jaydeep » Thu Nov 22, 2018 4:17 am

Saurav failed to find his rhythm against the similar ranked rising Peruvian player, Diego Elias ... Diego took advantage of it and won the 1st two games comfortably ... Saurav tried fightback but Diego make sure that match didn't extend to the 4th game.

At $164.5K Men's Everbright Sun Hung Kai Hong Kong Open 2018, Hong Kong China (PSA World Tour Platinum)

[R1] (9/16) Saurav Ghosal (IND,11) bye

[R2] (9/16) Saurav Ghosal (IND,11) l (9/16) Diego Elias (PER,12) 2-11, 3-11, 11-13 (35m)



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

Post by jaydeep » Thu Dec 06, 2018 3:40 am

Saurav is playing a big Platinum event in Cairo ... After receiving a bye in the first round he started with straight games win over a local player ... In the third round, he is facing the former WR #3, Omar Mosaad, who scored an upset win over the WR #6 Colombian player.

At $180.5K Men's Black Ball Open 2018, Cairo, Egypt (PSA World Tour Platinum)

[R1] (9/16) Saurav Ghosal (IND,12) bye
[R2] (9/16) Saurav Ghosal (IND,12) bt Karim Ali Fathi (EGY,44) 11-3, 11-1, 13-11 (36m)

[R3] (9/16) Saurav Ghosal (IND,12) vs (9/16) Omar Mosaad (EGY,18)



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

Post by jaydeep » Fri Dec 07, 2018 3:33 am

Saurav enters his first Platinum class event quarter-final in Cairo ... In the third round, he defeated the former WR #3, Omar Mosaadin straight games ... After winning the first game Saurav was down four game-balls in the second, 6-10 ... Saurav played a smart squash and made Omar play an extra ball ... Omar made a lot of unforced errors, Saurav took advantage of it and won 17 points from next 18 points for completing win in the three games ... Next, he is facing in-form WR #2 Ali Farag.

At $180.5K Men's Black Ball Open 2018, Cairo, Egypt (PSA World Tour Platinum)

[R3] (9/16) Saurav Ghosal (IND,12) bt (9/16) Omar Mosaad (EGY,18) 11-6, 12-10, 11-1 (36m)

[QF] (9/16) Saurav Ghosal (IND,12) vs (2) Ali Farag (EGY,2)



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

Post by arjun2761 » Fri Dec 07, 2018 5:55 pm

Good to see strong performance from Saurav! Beating slightly lower ranked Egyptians in their own country is a good performance. Hopefully, he play a close QF...

But he ends up losing in QF relatively easily..

QF] (9/16) Saurav Ghosal (IND,12) vs (2) Ali Farag (EGY,2) 6-11, 9-11, 3-11



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

Post by jaydeep » Sun Jan 27, 2019 10:30 am

Saurav retired after a long first game in the third round against Paul Coll ... Hoping for not a serious injury scare for Saurav.

At $180K Men's JP Morgan Tournament of Champions 2019, New York, USA (PSA World Tour Platinum)

[R1] (9/16) Saurav Ghosal (IND,12) bye
[R1] (9/16) Saurav Ghosal (IND,12) bt Campbell Grayson (NZL,42) 11-7, 11-5, 11-8 (48m)

[R1] (9/16) Saurav Ghosal (IND,12) l (7) Paul Coll (NZL,7) 12-14 (37m) retd.



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

Post by jaydeep » Wed Feb 27, 2019 4:40 am

Saurav Ghosal has reached his second quarterfinal at the World Championship ... In 2013, he narrowly lost against Ramy Ashour in the quarter-finals at the World Championship ... In the quarters, he is facing WR #4 German, Simon Rösner.

Before this in the third round, Saurav defeated the Welsh player, Joel Makin, after losing the first game in a close match.

At $500K Men's PSA World Championship 2019, Union Station, Chicago, USA

[R1] (11) Saurav Ghosal (IND,11) bt Dimitri Steinmann (SUI,70) 11-3, 11-5, 11-3 (33m)
[R2] (11) Saurav Ghosal (IND,11) bt Lucas Serme (FRA,40) 13-11, 11-6, 11-8 (48m)
[R3] (11) Saurav Ghosal (IND,11) bt Joel Makin (WAL,19) 11-13, 11-7, 11-7, 14-12 (80m)

[QF] (11) Saurav Ghosal (IND,11) vs (3) Simon Rösner (GER,4)



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

Post by jaydeep » Fri Mar 01, 2019 12:47 pm

Saurav Ghosal gave a fighting performance in his straight games loss against WR #4 German, Simon Rösner ... Overall, a good performance for Saurav in this World Championship.

At $500K Men's PSA World Championship 2019, Union Station, Chicago, USA

[QF] (11) Saurav Ghosal (IND,11) l (3) Simon Rösner (GER,4) 8-11, 6-11, 7-11 (50m)



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Re: Saurav Ghoshal thread - PB WR # 10 in Apr 2019

Post by jaydeep » Mon Apr 01, 2019 5:01 pm

In Grasshopper Cup, Saurav reached to the quarters before lost a close match against the WR #3 Egyptian.

At $110K Men's Grasshopper Cup 2019, Zurich, Switzerland

[R1] (8) Saurav Ghosal (IND,12) bye
[R2] (8) Saurav Ghosal (IND,12) bt (9/16) Declan James (ENG,20) 11-7, 12-10, 7-11, 11-5 (76m)

[QF] (8) Saurav Ghosal (IND,12) l (3) Tarek Momen (EGY,3) 11-9, 6-11, 6-11, 12-14 (68m)



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