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newstabletennis4 days ago

WTT Star Contender | Indian paddler Archana Kamath eliminated in quarter-final

Indian Table Tennis star Archana Kamath went down to Hong Kong’s Doo Hoi Kem 1-3, after putting up a spirited display at the WTT Star Contender, in Doha. Having won the first game surprsingly, the 21-year old Indian came close in the second as well but lost the game and the match eventually.
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newstabletennis5 days ago

WTT Star Contender Doha 2021 | Archana Kamath in quarters, G Sathiyan loses in second round

Young Indian paddlers Archana Kamath and Sreeja Akula impressed in the women's singles section of the WTT Star Contender Doha 2021, as they scored victories over higher-ranked opponents, with the former making it to the quarters. In men's section, however, G Sathiyan lost his second-round match.
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newstabletennis6 days ago

Manika Batra vs TTFI | Delhi High Court stays federation's 'compulsory national camp attendance' rule

In a major relief to ace table tennis player Manika Batra, the Delhi High Court stayed TTFI's mandate on compulsory attendance to the national camp, in order to be eligible for selection in a tournament. The court also directed the Centre to conduct an inquiry into the complaint filed by Batra.
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newstabletennis6 days ago

WTT Star Contender Doha 2021 | Sreeja Akula and Archana Kamath make winning starts, doubles teams disappoint

In a disappointing day for Indian paddlers at the WTT Star Contender Doha 2021, all the doubles teams crashed out of the tournament on Wednesday, September 22. The only positives which came out for India were from women's singles, where Sreeja Akula and Archana Kamath won their first-round matches.
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newstabletennis7 days ago

WTT Star Contender Doha | Anthony Amalraj and Manav Thakkar crash out in qualifying rounds

Indian paddlers Anthony Amalraj, Manav Thakkar and Reeth Tennison endured a tough day in the singles qualifying rounds at WTT Syar Contender Doha 2021. All three lost out a berth in the singles competition. But India's hopes rest on the shoulders of G Sathiyan, who got a first-round bye.
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newstabletennis7 days ago

Sharath Kamal takes a solid stand in Manika Batra-TTFI controversy

India's senior-most paddler A Sharath Kamal has opened up about the entire controversy surrounding the TTFI and Manika Batra. Without taking any sides Sharath pointed out where Batra went wrong, and also pointed out the areas where the federation needs to work on which would be beneficial for all.
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newstabletennis9 days ago

Manika Batra decides to move Delhi High Court after non-selection in Indian team

The entire controversy between Manika Batra and TTFI started when the ace paddler decided not to take the help of national coach Soumyadeep Roy, during Tokyo 2020. Later, after reporting about same, Batra did not feature in the national camp, which was a prerequisite to make it to the national team.
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newstabletennis9 days ago

2021 Kazakhstan Open | Indian paddler Snehit Suravajjula loses summit clash in men's singles event

Indian paddler Snehit Suravajjala came tantalizingly close to winning the men’s singles title at the ITTF Kazakhstan International Open 2021 in Karaganda after a loss in the final. Pair of Kaushani Nath and Prapti Sen lost in the final to top-seed Valeria Kotcyur and Valeria Shcherbatykh of Russia.
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newstabletennis13 days ago

Manika Batra left out of squad for Asian TT Championship, rift with TTFI grows

India's ace shuttler Manika Batra has been left out of the squad for the upcoming Asian Championship to be held in Doha. She failed to attend the national camp, which is now mandatory for the selection into the Indian team. With this, the rift between TTFI and Batra seems to have gotten wider.
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newstabletennis19 days ago

Young paddler Mudit Dani set to play for B75 Table Tennis Club in Danish Super League

Paddler Mudit Dani is all set to play in the Danish Super League, starting on Friday. He will part of the B75 Table Tennis Club, and rub shoulders with some of the best players in the world including Michael Maze of Denmark. Earlier, Achanta Sharath Kamal had played in the Danish Super League too.
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