Joshna Chinappa

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Joshna Chinappa
Dipika Pallikal with Joshna Chinappa.jpg
Joshna Chinappa and Dipika Pallikal
Country  India
Born (1986-09-15) September 15, 1986 (age 27)
Chennai, India
Turned Pro 2003
Coached by Malcolm Willstrop
Racquet used Wilson
Women's singles
Highest ranking 19 (March, 2014)
Current ranking 21 (June, 2014)
Title(s) 7
Tour final(s) 14
Last updated on: June, 2014.

Joshna Chinappa (born 1986) is a squash player based in India.

Joshna was the first Indian girl to win the British Squash Championship title in 2003 in the under 19 category, at Sheffield, U.K and was also the youngest Indian women's national champion.

Joshna Chinappa is the first beneficiary of the 40 crore Mittal Champions Trust.

A trainee of the Indian Squash Academy (erstwhile ICL academy), Chennai, Joshna is ranked in the top 19 in the world in March 2014.

In May 2012, Joshna defeated Sarah Jane Perry of England 9-11, 11-4, 11-8, 12-10, to win the Chennai Open.[1]

On Feb 2, 2014, she won the Winnipeg Winter Open trophy - her maiden WSA world title, by defeating Egypt`s Heba El Torky 11-13 11-8 11-5 3-11 12-10 in the final. [2]

Titles[edit]

  • NSC Series No. 6 (Tour 12) 2009 - Winner
  • British Junior Open, 2005 – Winner
  • Asian Junior, 2005 – Winner
  • World Junior, Belgium, 2005 – Runner-up
  • British Open Junior, 2004 – Runner-up
  • SAF Games, Pakistan, 2004 – Gold
  • Hong Kong event, 2004 – Runner-up
  • Asian Championship, 2004 – Bronze
  • Malaysian Junior, 2004 – Winner
  • Indian National Junior, 2004 – Winner
  • Indian National Senior, 2004 – Winner
  • Winnipeg Winter Open trophy 2014 - Winner


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