newstabletennis13 days ago

After PKL, Puneri Paltan joins Ultimate Table Tennis ahead of season 3

After the Pro Kabaddi League, the Insurekot Sports Private Limited, franchise owner of Puneri Paltan, has now purchased the Pune franchise in the Ultimate Table Tennis (UTT) ahead of the third season of the tournament. The 2019 edition of the UTT will begin from July 25 in New Delhi.
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newstabletennis13 days ago

Ultimate Table Tennis | Sharath Kamal to play for Chennai Lions while Kolkata have Manika Batra for season 3

Ace Indian paddler Achanta Sharath Kamal has been roped in by the newly-formed Chennai Lions for the upcoming third season of the Ultimate Table Tennis championship. Manika Batra will represent the Kolkata side while among the foreigners Hong Kong’s Doo Hoi Kem will play for U Mumba.
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newstabletennis24 days ago

TTFI re-affiliates Chandrasekar-led TNTTA

The Table Tennis Federation of India (TTFI) has added back the Tamil Nadu Table Tennis Association (TNTTA) as the only affiliated body in the State led by the former National champion V. Chandrasekar (president) and J. Selvakumar (secretary). TNTTA will carry out all activities in the state now.
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newstabletennis2 months ago

Sathiyan Gnanasekaran become first Indian to enter top 25 of ITTF rankings

Sathiyan Gnanasekaran has made history by becoming the first Indian to break into the top 25 of the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) rankings. The youngster’s previous top ranking was at 28 but he has risen by four points after the recent Asia Cup in order to reach 24.
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newstabletennis2 months ago

Table Tennis World Championships | Four Indians enter main round

Indian female paddlers Suthirta Mukherjee, Madhurika Patkar and Archana Kamath have qualified for the main draw of the ITTF World Championships in Budapest. Manav Thakkar has also made it to the main round after winning the preliminary round match on Monday against Leonardo Mutti.
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newstabletennis3 months ago

G Sathiyan books World Cup spot finishing sixth in ITTF-ATTU Asian Cup

India’s ace paddler Sathiyan Gnanasekaran managed to get himself a berth in the World Cup after he finished sixth in the ITTF-ATTU Asian Cup in positions 5-8 match on Sunday. The Table Tennis World Cup, which is held annually since 1980, will be held in China’s Chengdu from October 18 to 20.
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newstabletennis3 months ago

Asian Cup TT | G Sathiyan upsets Wong Chun Ting in positions 5-8 match, books ticket to World Cup

After G Sathiyan’s campaign at the ongoing ITTF-ATTU Asian Cup came to an end in the quarter-final round yesterday, the Indian paddler defeated Wong Chun Ting in positions 5-8 match and sealed a place in the World Cup. Sathiyan will now face Lin Yun-Ju of Chinese Taipei for the fifth place.
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newstabletennis3 months ago

Asian Cup TT | G Sathiyan stays in contention for quarter-final, Sharath Kamal and Manika Batra bow out

G Sathiyan is the only Indian who is still in contention for a place in the quarter-final round of the ongoing ITTF-ATTU Asian Cup in Yokohama, Japan. On the other hand, after a poor show in the group stage, Achanta Sharath Kamal and Manika Batra have been knocked out of the competition.
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newstabletennis3 months ago

Reports | TTFI still awaiting government clearance for World Table Tennis Championships

According to a TOI report, the Table Tennis Federation of India (TTFI) is still awaiting government clearance regarding India’s participation in the World Championships. The tournament will be held in Budapest later this month and the world body has already expressed its displeasure over the delay.
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newstabletennis3 months ago

Sanmay Paranjpe is not my new coach, clarifies Manika Batra

Indian table tennis player Manika Batra has clarified that Sanmay Paranjpe is not her new coach and is only a co-player and a practice partner. The ace paddler has recently parted ways with her childhood coach Sandeep Gupta and there were reports that Paranjpe would be her new coach.
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