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newstabletennis5 months 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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newstabletennis5 months 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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newstabletennis8 months ago

Positive playing environment in Pune has helped my game, reveals Manika Batra

India's star female table tennis player Manika Batra feels that moving her training base has helped her make significant strides in her game because of the positive playing environment in Pune. Manika has jumped 18 places in the last two months in the ITTF rankings to be placed at No.61.
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newstabletennis8 months ago

Payas Jain claims team gold in Table Tennis World Cadet Challenge

Indian paddler Payas Jain has bagged the team gold medal in the ITTF World Cadet Challenge table tennis tournament in Poland. Jain won the title by teaming up with South Korea's Seongil Jang and Sora Matsushima of Japan in the cadet event which was played in Wladyslawowo, Poland.
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newstabletennis8 months ago

ITTF Junior Circuit Premium Open | Young India paddlers win seven medals

The Indian paddlers won a total of seven medals including three medals in the junior events and four in the cadets at the ITTF Junior Circuit Premium Oman Open in Muscat on Saturday. Indian cadet girls team of Kavyashree Baskarand and Nilisma Sarkar defeated Chinese Taipei to grab the gold medal.
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newstabletennis8 months ago

Will probably skip Austrian Open to spend more time on training, reveals Sathiyan Gnanasekaran

Sathiyan Gnanasekaran has said that he is likely to skip the upcoming Austrian Open in order to prepare well for the World Cup and Olympic Qualifiers. The Indian table tennis player has also mentioned that the 2019 calendar has been one of the best years so far in his table tennis career.
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newstabletennis9 months ago

Believe good times are just round the corner, says Manika Batra

Indian paddler Manika Batra ended the 2018 season with many medals and awards in her bag but a reality check struck her as she dropped out of the top-50 rankings in 2019 after a string of inconsistent performances. Keeping Olympics qualification in mind, Manika is eyeing a return to the top-50.
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newstabletennis9 months ago

Indian Table tennis in further distress after foreign coach Dejan Papic arrival further delayed

India’s table tennis team, who have been without a foreign coach since the 2018 Asian Games could further need to practice alone after foreign coach Dejan Papic’s knee surgery has further delayed his arrival. TTFI has also been reportedly keen on signing German coach Jorg Bitzegaio as a replacement.
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newstabletennis9 months ago

People now believe we can beat the world’s best, says Sathiyan Gnanasekaran

Sathiyan Gnanasekaran has been of the opinion that Indian table tennis fans have now realized that their paddlers could go up against the once-feared Koreans and Chinese players and win. After performing well in the Asian Table Tennis Championships, Sathiyan is aiming Swedish and German Cup next.
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newstabletennis10 months ago

Asian Table Tennis Championships: G Sathiyan becomes second Indian man to enter singles quarters

The Chennai paddler Gnanasekaran Sathiyan notched up an 11-7, 11-8, 11-6 win against An-ji Song of North Korea in the pre-quarterfinal match at the Asian Table Tennis Championships. Among the women players, only Ayhika entered the pre-quarterfinals before losing to Ding Ning of China.
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