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Asian Games: India confirms medal despite defeat by Malaysia, advances to semifinals

<p>Although Malaysia blanked the Indian women’s squash team 0-3 in their last pool B match on Thursday, they still secured at least a bronze medal.<img decoding=”async” class=”alignnone wp-image-209393″ src=”https://www.theindiaprint.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/09/theindiaprint.com-to-increase-students-and-teachers-financial-literacy-cbse-works-with-kotak-mutual-.jpg” alt=”theindiaprint.com to increase students and teachers financial literacy cbse works with kotak mutual” width=”1177″ height=”691″ srcset=”https://www.theindiaprint.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/09/theindiaprint.com-to-increase-students-and-teachers-financial-literacy-cbse-works-with-kotak-mutual-.jpg 293w, https://www.theindiaprint.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/09/theindiaprint.com-to-increase-students-and-teachers-financial-literacy-cbse-works-with-kotak-mutual–150×88.jpg 150w” sizes=”(max-width: 1177px) 100vw, 1177px” title=”Asian Games: India confirms medal despite defeat by Malaysia, advances to semifinals 3″></p>
<p>Malaysia and India qualified for the semifinals by taking the top two slots in their respective pools, securing them at least a bronze. The two squash semifinalists who were defeated also received bronze.</p>
<p>India’s day started with veteran Joshna Chinappa losing to Subramaniam Sivasangari in 21 minutes with scores of 6-11, 2-11, and 8-11.</p>
<p>In the second round, Commonwealth Games gold medalist Aifa Binti Azman defeated Tanvi Khanna after Tanvi Khanna blew a 2-1 lead. 9-11, 11-1, 7-11, 13-11, 11-5.</p>
<p>In the final league match, Malaysian Rachel Mae Arnold defeated 15-year-old Anahat Singh in three sets (7-11, 7-11, 12-14).</p>
<p>India had previously defeated Pakistan (3-0), Nepal (3-0), and Macau (3-0) in their first three games.</p>

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