Indian men and women will compete for fifth place in the Asian Team Squash Championships

Dalian (China), June 15 The Indian women will play Iran for fifth place at the Asian Team Squash Championships in Dalian, China on Sunday, while the men will take on South Korea to determine fifth and sixth positions.

On Saturday, the penultimate day of the competition, Indian women overtook Singapore in the classification stage, with Sunita Patel and Rathika Suthanthira Seelan winning five matches each in dramatic fashion.

Meanwhile, the men defeated Iran to advance in their classification round, with Om Semwal and Velavan Senthilkumar also winning in five games each.

Results India:

Men: India bt Iran 2-0 (Om Semwal bt Seyed Mohammadreza Ziyaekashani 11-4, 9-11, 11-6, 9-11, 11-6; Velavan Senthilkumar bt Sepher Etemadpour 11-5, 9-11, 11- 6, 8-11, 11-9).

Women: India bt Singapore 2-0 (Sunita Patel bt Vicky Yue Ying Lai 11-8, 5-11, 9-11, 11-9, 11-9; Rathika Seelan bt Au Yeong Wai Yhann 12-14, 11-7 , 11-8, 8-11, 11-9).

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