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newstabletennis4 days ago

WTT Contender | Sharat Kamal advances to second round; Gnansekaran Sathiyan bows out

India’s top-ranked Table Tennis player Sharath Kamal won a five-game thriller to propel to the second round of the World Table Tennis Contender event in Doha. Meanwhile, the world no. 37 Gnanasekaran Sathiyan crashed out of the tourney after being outclassed by Nigeria’s Aruna Quadri.
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newstabletennis13 days ago

Gnansekaran Sathiyan claims his maiden national championship title

Indian Table Tennis sensation Gnansekaran Sathiyan claimed his maiden national championship title after he got the better of long-time rival Achanta Sharath Kamal, at the Tau Devi Lal Indoor Stadium, in Panchkula. Previously, Manika Batra emerged victorious in the women’s singles days before that.
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newstabletennis17 days ago

Manika Batra claims her second women's national title

Indian Table Tennis star Manika Batra has claimed her second women’s title at the 82nd Senior National Table Tennis Championship, in Panchkula. The top-ranked Indian paddler is now focused on giving her best in the upcoming WTT Contender events and the World and Asian qualifiers.
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newstabletennis7 months ago

Ultimate Table Tennis postponed for an indefinite period due to pandemic

Ultimate Table Tennis, which was set to enter its fourth season this year, has been postponed indefinitely owing to the Covid-19 pandemic situation. With most of the sporting events stalled around the globe and the Tokyo Olympics pushed back by a year, the decision was inevitable.
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newstabletennis7 months ago

Breakfast invitation from Rajyavardhan Singh Rathod in Beijing was very inspiring, reveals Sharath Kamal

India’s top-ranked paddler Sharath Kamal recalled how he was inspired after Olympic medallist Rajyavardhan Singh Rathod invited the entire Table Tennis team for breakfast during the 2008 Beijing Games. The Chennai-based player is gearing up to qualify for his fourth Olympic appearance next year.
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featuretabletennis8 months ago

Why 'robots' can help sustainable development of Indian Table Tennis at grassroots levels

Indian Table Tennis players have been spotted playing against 'robot' at their domestic space to keep their shape during the lockdown and it has helped them a lot. Gnansekaran Sathiyan, during an exclusive chat with SportsCafe, stressed on how robots can be used effectively at junior levels.
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newstabletennis8 months ago

Was flooded with offers from T-League after defeating Japanese prodigy, reveals Gnanasekaran Sathiyan

Indian paddler Gnanasekaran Sathiyan admitted that he was flooded with offers from the Japanese T-League after he defeated local prodigy Harimoto Tomokazu. The Chennai-based player is currently stranded at his residence during the lockdown, even though he is busy sparring with his robot.
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featuretabletennisa year ago

Pathbreakers | Sharath Kamal: Man who scripted India’s paradigm shift in Table Tennis

When it comes to changing the landscape of Indian Table Tennis, no one takes more credit than veteran Indian paddler Achanta Sharath Kamal. Having scripted a historic Gold in the Men’s individual event at the 2006 CWG, he followed it up with other rare feats to put India on the global stage.
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newstabletennisa year ago

Khelo India University Games | West Bengal students look to continue state's table tennis legacy

West Bengal university students are aiming to continue their state's table tennis legacy when they take on the other competitors in the Khelo India University Games in Odisha starting February 22. They will have to fight it out against Delhi, Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu in the tournament.
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newstabletennisa year ago

Indians have a big chance of qualifying for the singles table tennis event at Tokyo Olympics, says G Sathiyan

India’s TT star G Sathiyan expressed that the top Indian singles players have a great chance of qualifying for the Olympics. Earlier, The Indian men's and women's table tennis teams missed out on an opportunity to secure qualification for Tokyo 2020 in the ITTF World Team Qualification tournament.
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