Sporting Digest: Squash

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PHILIP WHITLOCK achieved the best victory of his career when he beat Brett Martin, the top seed and world No 4 from Australia, in a qualifying group match in the Mahindra International Challenge in Bombay last night. Whitlock coasted to victory in 43 minutes, winning 15-11, 15-14, 15-13. The Manchester player will now face Finland's Sami Elopuro.

INTERNATIONAL CHALLENGE (Bombay) Group A: P Whitlock (Eng) bt B Martin (Aus) 15-11 15-14 15-13; S Elopuro (Fin) bt R Eyles (Aus) 15-12 15-11 15-7. Group B: P Marshall (Eng) bt R Norman (NZ) 15-10 15-9 15-6.