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Incheon, Sep 26: The women’s squash team assured India of a possible gold or at least a silver after defeating South Korea 2-0 in the semifinals of the 17th Asian Games at the Yeorumul Squash Courts here Friday. The women’s team set up a final date with Malaysia after it beat the hosts 2-0 with Joshna Chinappa and Dipika Pallikal, winning the first two rubbers for India. Also Read - Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in New Delhi to be Redeveloped at a Cost of 7,850 Crore
World No.21 Joshna thrashed Eunok Park 3-0 (11-6, 13-11, 11-8) in 34 minutes while World No. 12 Dipika, who won individual singles bronze here, registered a 3-1 (11-4, 11-5, 8-11, 11-5) victory over Sunmi Song in 37 minutes. Also Read - I Regret Becoming a Cyclist, All I Now Want is my Old Life Back: Swaran Singh
In the other semi-final, Malaysia breezed past Hong Kong 2-0 after Wern Wee Low and World No.1 Nicol David won their respective matches for the defending champions.
The final will take place Saturday.
See Asian Games 2014 Medal Table: Complete Medal Tally of 17th Incheon Asian Games