Dipika Pallikal Indian Squash Player
Squash is not a popular game in India but there are some athletes who have talent and skills for the game and Dipika Pallikal is one of them. She is the first Indian who climbed up to the top ten in the WSA Ranking (In December 2013 she became Number 10 in ranking). 2011 was the best year of her career when she won 3 WISPA tour titles and improved her ranking.
Dipika Pallikal, who is also known as Dipika Rebecca Pallikal, was born on 21 September 1991 in Chennai, India. She started to play the squash when she was in school and played her first international tournament in London when she was in sixth grade. In 2006 Dipika started her professional career but failed to get immediate success. It was in 2011 when she became more consistent with her performance and started to won matches.
Dipika got engaged with Indian Cricketer Dinesh Karthik in 2013 and hence now known as Dipika Pallikal Karthik.
Dipikia refused to participate in National Championship Squash Competition in 2012 due to inequality in prize money because women’s championship winner was awarded only 40 percent of prize money of the men’s championship. She boycotted the same from 2012 to 2015. In 2016, when equal prize money was agreed she came back and won the title after defeating Joshna Chinappa.
Dipika Pallikal Profile
- Date of Birth: 21 September 1991
- Place of Birth: Chennai, India
- Sports: Squash
- Tuned Pro: 2006
- Highest Ranking: 10 (December 2012)
- Married to: Danish Karthik
Dipika Pallikal Wallpapers
Here in the following photo gallery we have designed some latest wallpapers of Dipika Pallikal;