newstabletennis19 hours ago

Manika Batra achieves career-high ranking, becomes world no. 33

In the most recent International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) world rankings, Indian table tennis player Manika Batra advanced two positions, climbing to a career-high position of 33rd in women's singles. The improvement was after Batra's showing at the WTT Contender Doha where she reached semis.
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newstabletennis7 days ago

WTT Contender | Manika Batra Batra and G Sathiyan in mixed doubles semis

Manika Batra, the top-ranked female table tennis player in India, defeated Joo Cheonhui 3-0 (11-4, 11-9, 11-7) on Thursday to advance to the singles quarterfinals of the WTT Contender. Meanwhile, she also moved into the quarters of the women's singles event, after a win over her Korean opponent.
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newstabletennis16 days ago

Manika Batra, Sharath Kamal and Sreeja Akula qualify for World Table Tennis Championships Finals

Indians are continuing their fine display at the Asian WTTC Continental Stage 2023, as many paddlers managed to progress into the next round, and also qualified for the Durban World Table Tennis Championships (WTTC) Finals in May. The list includes Sreeja Akila, Sharath Kamal, and Manika Batra.
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newstabletennis17 days ago

WTTC Asian Continental | Sathiyan/Manika and Harmeet/Manush enter quarters, seal spot for World Championships

The Indian mixed doubles pair of Sathiyan Gnanasekaran/Manika Batra and the men's doubles team of Harmeet Desai/Manush Shah made it to the quarterfinals of the Asian WTTC Continental Stage in Doha. Sathiyan and Manika beat a Japanese team to enter the last eight of the competition.
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newstabletennis18 days ago

Asian WTTC Continental | Indian paddlers register easy wins in first round

Indian table tennis stars Manika Batra and Sharath Kamal registered easy wins in the Round of 64 of the Asian WTTC Continental Stage at the Lusail Sports Complex in Doha on Sunday.
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newstabletennis19 days ago

Asian WTTC Continental Stage 2023 | Top Indian players look to get World Championships Finals quota

Top Indian stars will be seen in action at the Asian WTTC Continental Stage 2023 tournament, which will be held at the Lusail Sports Complex in Doha, Qatar, from January 7 to 13. This tournament will serve as the qualifying event for the World Table Tennis Championships Finals this year.
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newstabletennis23 days ago

Manika Batra achieves career high ranking in women's singles, becomes world no.35

Tuesday saw Manika Batra, a top-ranked table tennis player from India, climb three spots in the ITTF world rankings to a career-high position of 35. The 27-year-old had an exceptional performance to earn India's first-ever medal for a women's player at the Asian Cup in November.
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newstabletennis1 month ago

Inaugural World Table Tennis (WTT) Series tournament in India to take place in Goa

The rights to hold the first World Table Tennis (WTT) series tournament in India have been granted to Panaji, the capital of Goa. The premier WTT Star Contender Goa 2023 will take place at the Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Indoor Stadium on the Goa University Campus from February 27 to March 5.
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newstabletennis1 month ago

New TTFI office holders take over as CoA's term expires

The Table Tennis Federation of India newly elected officials, led by President Meghna Ahlawat, took over on Monday. After noticing a "sorry" state of things at the national sports federation in February, the Delhi High Court suspended the TTFI and ordered a CoA to oversee operations.
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newstabletennis2 months ago

Meghna Ahlawat named TTFI president, Kamlesh Mehta is new secretary

Meghna Ahlawat, the wife of Dushyant Chautala, and Arjuna recipient Kamlesh Mehta were chosen on Monday to serve as the Table Tennis Federation of India's president and secretary, respectively. Ahlawat succeeds Chautala as president, and Mehta, assumes the crucial job of secretary.
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