Players will be eyeing gold medal across the last few matches they will be playing to end the campaign on a positive note. Shuttlers PV Sindhu and Lakshya Sen would play their respective gold medal matches in the singles badminton event.
Playing for 9th-12th placings, India made short work of The Netherlands 3-0 in the opening round robin match of the World Women’s Team Squash Championship on Thursday.
As per the day’s order of play, No.2 player Dipika Pallikal made the first appearance and quickly put India ahead with an easy win over Tessa Ter Sluis.
Later Joshna Chinappa, whose form continued to challenge her, managed to get past Milou Van Der Heijden in four games.
Sunayna Kuruvilla then impressed with a straight-game victory over the No.3 counterpart, Milja Dorenbos.
India will next take on Japan and Canada.