newstabletennisa month ago

Indian peddlers continue to shine at Asian junior championships

Indian peddlers carried on their good show at the Asian Junior and Cadet Championships in Myanmar as they went on to bag three medals in the individual events on Friday night. Manav Thakkar won two bronze medals in junior boys’ doubles and mixed doubles categories in the championship.
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newstabletennis3 months ago

Falcons TTC in semi-finals contention after their win against Empowerji Challengers

Defending champions Falcons made a strong case for semi-final birth after a win against Empowerji Challengers to place them second on the points table. The Indian stars drew blanks in singles as Manav Thakkar lost a close match to Alvaro Robles while Sanil Shetty was drubbed by Simon Gauzy.
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newstabletennis3 months ago

Manav Thakkar and Ayhika Mukherjee cause upsets in Ultimate Table Tennis League

India’s young paddlers Manav Thakkar and Ayhika Mukherjee, who play for Empowerji Challengers and RP-SG Mavericks respectively, stunned higher-ranked players in Ultimate Table Tennis (UTT) League on Saturday. While Mukherjee defeated world no. 20 Lee Ho Ching, Thakkar shocked world no. 33 Kou Lei.
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newstabletennis7 months ago

Czech Junior and Cadet Open : Manav Thakkar and Manush Shah lose 3-1 to Yingbin Xu and Heyi Yu in final

Indian paddling duo of Manav Thakkar and Manish Shah had to settle for a silver medal in the Czech Junior and Cadet Open, a part of the 2018 ITTF Premier Junior Circuit in Hodonin. The second-seeded Indian pair lost 3-1 to the giant-killing Chinese pair of Yingbin Xu and Heyi Yu in the final.
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newstabletennis8 months ago

Manav Thakkar settle for silver after losing in the final of World Junior Circuit Finals

Paddler Manav Thakkar had to settle for a silver medal after losing to the top seed Kanak Jha in the final of the International Table Tennis Federation World Junior Circuit Finals at Luxembourg. The former world number 1 failed to cash in on the sixth game of the final, ending up as the second best.
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newstabletennisa year ago

Manav Thakkar becomes first India to top ITTF Junior Circuit Rankings

Manav Thakkar, from Rajkot, has become the first Indian to sit atop the ITTF World Junior Circuit standings after the recently concluded tournament in Belgrade. Archana Kamath of women’s junior category finished the Belgrade Open as a runner-up and will participate in Portugal to aim for top 16.
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