World No. 12 Dipika Pallikal of India defeated England’s Emily Whitlock 11-6, 11-8, 11-6 to march into the qualifying finals of the women’s JP Morgan Tournament of Champions squash here. She will now play Hong Kong’s Annie Au for a place in the main draw for the third year in a row.

In the men’s section, world No. 13 Simon Rosner of Germany beat world No. 15 Saurav Ghosal of India 14-12, 14-16, 11-4, 11-9, 11-5 in 101 minutes in the opening round of the PSA World Series event.

More In: Other Sports | Sport