Biography of Joshna Chinappa
Joshna Chinappa was the first Indian girl to win the British Squash Championship, bringing Indian squash to a new level of fame and success. India’s youngest female national champion, Joshna Chinappa has been playing squash since she was 7 years old.
She was born in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India on September 15, 1986. Joshna Chinappa started playing squash at the Madras Cricket Club when he was 8 years old.
Joshna Chinappa’s Carrer
Joshna Chinappa is one of the best professional squash players in India and one of the best in the world. Having won some of the most prestigious and prestigious tournaments in the world, She is known around the world as the winner of some of the toughest squash tournaments.
One of the highlights of his entire career was being ranked number 10 in the world, making him one of the best players in the world. In fact, she has made India proud at this level as all the squash players across India know her as the best female squash player to ever come out of India.
A break where he made his country proud was when he became the first Indian to win the British Squash Championship in 2003. It was one of the proudest moments for him in India as She was the first Indian to win the British Championship, and She did.
India’s proud name as the first in the world, India was chosen as the winner of the tournament.
Joshna is coached by Hadrian Stiff, who is one of the best coaches in the world. He uses the Harrow racquet, which is his favorite racquet.
The golden Moment of Joshna Chinappa
In April 2018, at the EL Gouna International Squash Tournament Egypt, Chinappa defeated the eight-time world champion and former world number one, Nicol David in a long 11-8, 11-8, 11-8.
It was his first win over a famous Malaysian player. From the beginning, Joshna did not allow Nicol to build a rhythm. Joshna led in each of the three games and showed excellent back-to-back drawings.
At the start, David tied it at 8-8 but Joshna grabbed the next three points. Game two saw Joshna trail 8-9 after a 7-3 lead but Joshna regained control. It ended the game 11-8.
In game three, Chinappa took a 7-1 lead but Nicol stormed back and saved two game points before Joshna secured a stunning victory. “Sometimes, when you’re caught in back-to-back competitions, it hits the body, performance and consistency suffer. I don’t know how I did it. “Some of us have just come back from the Commonwealth Games, I’m not the only one, and that’s one of the challenges of being a professional athlete,” She said after his win.
Joshna was the first Indian to win the British Squash Championship in 2003 in the Under-19 category and was the youngest Indian women’s national champion.
Indian National Junior, 2004 – Gold
National Senior, 2004 – Gold
Asian Championships, 2004 – Bronze
Malaysia Junior, 2004 – gold
Junior British Open, 2004 – Silver
SAF Games, Pakistan, 2004 – Gold
British Junior Open, 2005 – Gold
Junior Asia, 2005 – Gold
Junior World Championship, Belgium, 2005 – Silver
South Asian Games 2016 – Gold
2017 Asian Squash Championship – Gold. winning his first Asian Squash crown. She defeated Dipika Pallikal in 1h18 of the match.
Double matching for women
Commonwealth Games 2014 – Gold
Chinappa and Dipika Pallikal Karthik won India’s first medal at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in women’s doubles squash in Glasgow. 2017 WSF World Doubles Squash Championship
Joshna Chinappa and Dipika Pallikal won bronze medals.
Commonwealth Games 2018
The pair of Chinappa and Dipika won silver in the women’s doubles in Gold Coast, beating New Zealand’s Joelle King and Amanda Landers-Murphy.