Saurav, Dipika ensure medals by reaching squash singles semis

Jakarta, Aug 24: Squash stars Saurav Ghosal and Dipika Pallikal Karthik registered convincing victories to assure India of a medal as they entered the semi-finals of the mens and womens singles respectively at the 18th Asian Games here on Friday.

Ghosal defeated compatriot Harinder Sandhu 3-1 and will now take on Leo Au of Hong Kong in the semis.

Earlier, Dipika stormed past Japans Misaki Kobayashi 3-0 in resounding fashion to ensure a top-four berth as well.

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