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Saurav Ghosal

Saurav Ghosal: Education Life and Achievements

Saurav Ghosal (born on 10 August in the year 1986, in Kolkata, located in West Bengal) Is a professional squash player from India and reached a career-high world ranking of World No. 10 in April in the year 2019. Saurav completed his schooling at Lakshmipat Singhania Academy in Kolkata. In 2013, Saurav became the first Indian player to reach the Quarterfinals of the World Squash Championship in Manchester, England from India.

Saurav Ghosal

Education Life

Saurav Ghosal moved to Chennai after he had completed his schooling. It was based at the ICL squash academy that is located in Chennai and coached by his Major (Rtd) Maniam and Cyrus Poncha in Chennai, India. He was currently based in Leeds, he trains with Malcolm Willstrop at Pontefract Squash Club which was in West Yorkshire. Saurav is the best current Indian national champion after he defeated his opponent Gaurav Nandrajog at the National Championships in the year 2006 in New Delhi. As of May in the year 2010, his PSA world rank is 27. In the top 100 in the world are two of his best Indian Squash Professional Colleagues Siddharth Suchde and Harinder Pal Sandhu.

Saurav won the bronze medal at the Asian Games in the year 2006 Doha. He was awarded the Arjuna Award from India. 

Achievements

In August 2022, Saurav Ghosal became the primary Indian men’s squash singles medalist at the Birmingham Commonwealth Games. After he beat 2018 reigning champion James Willstrop of England in straight sets within the prize playoff to require the laurel wreath. He defeated Shamil Wakeel of land 11-4, 11-4, 11-6 within the second round. And beat David Baillargeon of Canada 11-6, 11-2, 11-6 within the third round. within the quarter-final. He recovered from a defeat within the second set to work out of Scotland’s Greg Lobban. 11-5, 8-11, 11-7, 11-3 before falling to New Zealand’s world no. 2 and eventual gold medalist Paul Coll 9-11, 4-11, 1-11 within the semi-final.

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