Dipika Pallikal has notched up the WSA squash title at the Winnipeg Winters’ Club Open.
Pallikal dispatched last year’s runners-up Heba El Torky 11-4, 11-9, 11-8 in Sunday’s final of the $15,000 event.
Dipika had reached the final of the WSA World Tour. She is the first Indian woman to break into the top 10 in the WSA rankings.
Pallikal said a statement on Monday “It is a great win considering it is my first tournament of the year. All the matches were tough.”
About Dipika Pallikal
Dipika Pallikal is an Indian squash player.
She won 3 WISPA tour titles in 2011 and later, she improved with a top 10 ranking in December 2012.
She was runner up in the Tournament of Champions 2012 and reached the semifinals of Australian Open 2012.
She won her sixth WSA title by winning the Meadowood Pharmacy Open on February 2013. In the 20th Commonwealth Games held in 2014, Dipika, along with Joshna Chinappa won gold in the squash women’s doubles event.