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newstabletennis10 days ago

Sharath Kamal and Sreeja Akula make it to probables list for Commonwealth Games

Reigning national champions Sharath Kamal and Sreeja Akula made it to the 16-member probable list for the upcoming Commonwealth Games, scheduled to start on July 28. The training camp for the selected players will be held at the Padukone-Dravid Centre for Sports Excellence in Bengaluru.
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newstabletennis16 days ago

Manika Batra achieves career-best ranking of 38

Manika Batra of India has gained ten places in the current ITTF Table Tennis World Rankings to earn a career-high rating of 38 in women's singles. Batra debuted in the top 50 earlier this year, rising to 46th in March, her past career-high; she is also the highest-ranked Indian at the moment.
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newstabletennis24 days ago

Sharath Kamal wins national title for record 10th time, Sreeja Akula emerges women's champ

At the 83rd Senior National and Inter-State Table Tennis Championships on Monday, star paddler Achanta Sharath Kamal won his 10th national title with a thrilling 4-3 win over G Sathiyan in the men's singles final. Sharath won 7-11, 12-10, 9-11, 7-11, 12-10, 11-9, 11-6 in a close match.
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newstabletennis2 months ago

WTT Star Contender Doha 2022 | Manika Batra and Archana Kamath settle for a bronze in women's doubles

After losing in the women's doubles semi-finals on Wednesday, Indian table tennis ace Manika Batra and her teammate Archana Kamath were eliminated from the WTT Star Contender Doha 2022. However, their participation in the semifinals was enough to earn them a bronze medal in the process.
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newstabletennis2 months ago

WTT Contender Doha 2022 | Manika Batra ousted in women's singles pre-quarters

The women's singles journey of the Indian table tennis player Manika Batra at the WTT Star Contender Doha 2022 concluded in the round of 16 on Tuesday. Batra, ranked 48 in the world, was no match for world No. 17 Ying Han of Germany, a silver medalist in the women's team event at Rio 2016.
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newstabletennis2 months ago

WTT Star Contender Doha | Manika Batra and G Sathiyan advance in singles competition

Manika Batra, the top Indian table tennis player, won her round of 32 women's singles match at the WTT Star Contender Doha 2022 on Sunday after coming back from a game down. In 34 minutes, world No. 48 Manika Batra upset world No. 27 Xiaona Shan of Germany 3-1 (7-11, 11-6, 11-7, 11-9).
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newstabletennis2 months ago

WTT Standout Contender Doha 2022 | Manika Batra in women's singles second round, Sathiyan and Sharath Kamal win too

In her first-round women's singles match at the WTT Standout Contender Doha 2022 on Sunday, Manika Batra survived a difficult five-setter. Batra, placed 48th in the world, upset China's 34th-ranked Qian Tianyi, 3-2 (11-9, 4-11, 11-9, 6-11, 11-9), in an evenly contested encounter.
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newstabletennis2 months ago

WTT Contender Doha 2022 | Manika Batra and G Sathiyan settle for silver, Sharath Kamal bags bronze in men's singles

Indian team of G Sathiyan and Manika Batra settled for a silver medal in the mixed doubles competition, while Sharath Kamal won a bronze, at the WTT Contender Doha 2022 on Thursday. Manika and Sathiyan lost to world no.1 pair of Cheng I-Ching and Lin Yun-Ju of Chinese Taipei 3-0 (4-11, 5-11, 3-11).
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newstabletennis2 months ago

WTT Contender Doha 2022 | Manika Batra and G Sathiyan enter mixed doubles final

The Indian team of Manika Batra and G Sathiyan had a solid day at the office on Tuesday, and the duo stormed into the final of the WTT Contender Doha 2022 at the Lusail Sports Arena in Doha. The world no.7 pair defeated the world no.4 team of Wong Chun Ting and Doo Hoi Kem of Hong Kong 3-2.
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newstabletennis2 months ago

WTT Contender Doha 2022 | Manika Batra enters women's and mixed doubles quarters

With a win against Clarence Chew and Zeng Jian on Monday, Indian table tennis players Manika Batra and Sathiyan Gnanasekaran advanced to the round of 8 of the WTT Contender Doha 2022. The world No. 10 rallied from behind to overcome their Singapore opponents 3-2 (6-11, 11-9, 11-13, 11-8, 11-6).
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