The Indian Junior boys team comprising Manav Thakkar, Jeet Chandra, and Manush Shah thrashed Iran 3-1 in the quarterfinals to clinch a semi-finals berth to ensure a bronze medal for India in the tournament. The young team will next face top-seeded China in the semifinals of the competition.
Manav Thakkar began the proceedings for India by beating Iran's
Meanwhile, the Indian junior girls' team bowed out of the tournament after losing to top-seeded China in straight games. The girls' team consisted of Moumita Datta, Archana
The cadet boys and girls team suffered the same fate at the hands of the Chinese teams who won the matches 3-0 in both the categories. However, all the Indian teams performed well enough to qualify for the main draw where they faced the toughest opponents in the world.