News Details - Junior world champion

Dipika Pallikal (Dipika Rebecca Pallikal) belongs to the 19th generation of Pallickal branch of Mundupalathinkal family. She was born on 21 September 1991 as the grand daughter of Late Col. G.P.Pallikal.

She played her first international tournament in London when she was in her sixth grade, and till date, Dipika has won the German Open, Dutch Open, French Open, Australian Open, Scottish Open on the European Junior Squash Circuit.

She also became only the second Indian ever to break into the top 100 of squash (WISPA ranking) rankings rising to a career-high 91st in May 2007.

She was offered to star in tamil movies which she refused for the moment as she wanted focus on the no. 1 spot in Asian Squash. However, she started endorsing big brands and has been appearing in many advertisements. And her popularity is on the rise.

On january 8th she won the prestigious British open and is now the world junior squash champion.