newstabletennis17 hours ago

Kabaddi is definitely very popular and a big hit, confesses Sharath Kamal

Table tennis great Sharath Kamal was left impressed by the Pro Kabaddi League as he commended the progress the sport has made in the last five years. Kamal spoke about the similarities between kabaddi and table tennis as he revealed the emotions behind Chennai Lions' triumphant win.
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newstabletennisa day ago

South Zone Table Tennis | Manush Shah lifts men’s title while

Gujarat’s Manush Shah managed to win the youth title of National Ranking Table Tennis Championships in the South Zone at the Jimmy George Stadium on Monday. While Vishwa Deenadayalan and Anusha Kutumbale won respective titles in the junior category, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka dominated talent hunt.
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newstabletennis6 days ago

Ultimate Table Tennis found its mojo this year, reckons Sharath Kamal

Sharath Kamal feels that UTT’s changed format has helped make it more attractive to both players and the audience after he credited his teammates for leading his team to the title. He went on to talk about the journey through the competition and India’s chances of Olympic qualification.
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newstabletennis6 days ago

South Zone table tennis | Telegana make stunning comeback to lift men’s title

After falling behind thanks to a few impressive displays by Tamil Nadu, Telangana came back via Snehit Rafeeque and Mohammed Ali to win the title 3-2. In the women’s, however, Tamil Nadu kept their stronghold with Selenadeepthi Selvakumar and Deepika Neelakandan winning their matches.
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newstabletennis9 days ago

We are looking at winning a medal in Tokyo, asserts G Sathiyan

Gnanasekaran Sathiyan revealed that the Indian table tennis contingent is aiming at winning a medal at the next year's Olympic Games in Tokyo. Sathiyan added that there is no off-season in table tennis as professional players are participating in competitive tournaments almost 365 days a year.
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newstabletennis9 days ago

UTT 2019 | Chennai Lions lift title, run 8-1 riot on Dabang Delhi

Chennai Lions had little trouble to overcome the final challenge as Dabang Delhi lost their rhythm on the crucial stage to lose the tie 1-8 and finish as the runner-up. The biggest win for the day was Tiago Apolonia blanking Dabang’s G. Sathiyan to inflict the huge hit and taking the tie away.
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newstabletennis10 days ago

Ultimate Table Tennis | Chennai Lions bounce back to beat Goa Challengers and enter final

Veteran Sharath Kamal helped Chennai Lions to bounce back from 1-5 to eventually win 8-7 in the semi-final against Goa Challengers and reach the finals. The Chennai side will face Dabang Delhi TTC, who had beaten U Mumba in the first semi-final, in the 2019 Ultimate Table Tennis final on August 11.
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newstabletennis11 days ago

Ultimate Table Tennis | Dabang Delhi stun U Mumba to qualify for final

Dabang Delhi pulled off a major upset as they defeated U Mumba by an 8-7 margin in a thrilling semi-final in New Delhi on Friday. Delhi's G Sathiyan and Bernadette Szocs set the tone for their aide by winning their respective singles outing and an impressive win in the mixed doubles encounter too.
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newstabletennis12 days ago

UTT 2019 | Dabang Delhi script historical comeback to down Chennai Lions

Dabang Delhi came back from 2-7 dwon to win the tie 8-7 against Chennai Lions on Thursday with the Ultimate Table Tennis Championship seeing four out of five matches ending in 3-0 verdicts. However, both the teams managed to end up in the semi-final as Chennai collected 42 points, while Delhi 41.
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newstabletennis13 days ago

UTT 2019 | Goa Challengers beat Puneri Paltan to reach semis

Goa Challengers got back on track with a thumping 11-4 win against Puneri Paltan, who needed to win at least seven points to catch up with Goa and qualify, but that was too big an ask. For the Challengers, A Amalraj was the hero as he turned the tables before Archana Kamath finished off the task.
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