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newstabletennis2 days ago

10-member Indian table tennis team to train in Portugal ahead of CWG 2022

Indian table tennis legend Achanta Sharath Kamal will lead a 10-member team during a training tour to Portugal from July 3 to 10, ahead of the upcoming Birmingham Commonwealth Games 2022. The team comprises five women players, with as many men players, along with two coaches with them.
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newstabletennisa month ago

CWG 2022 | Manika Batra, Sharath Kamal and G Sathiyan named in table tennis squad

Manika Batra, Sharath Kamal, and G Sathiyan, all Tokyo Olympians, have been named to the Indian table tennis squad for the Commonwealth Games 2022, which will be held in Birmingham, United Kingdom, from July 28 to August 8. Sreeja Akula, the women's national champ is also part of the squad.
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newstabletennis3 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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newstabletennis3 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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newstabletennis3 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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newstabletennis3 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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newstabletennis3 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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newstabletennis4 months ago

WTT Grand Smash Singapore | Manika Batra and G Sathiyan enter mixed doubles quarterfinals

Manika Batra and Sathiyan got to the WTT Grand Smash Singapore 2022 table tennis event's mixed doubles quarterfinals on Sunday. In the round of 16, Batra and Sathiyan defeated Vitor Ishiy and Bruna Takahashi of Brazil, both Tokyo Olympians, 3-1 (8-11, 11-8, 11-3, 11-1) in Singapore Sports Hub.
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newstabletennis4 months ago

WTT Contender Muscat 2022 | Manika Batra advances to round of 16, mixed doubles teams progress too

With a win against Singapore's Lin Ye in Oman on Wednesday, India's Manika Batra advanced to the round of 16 of the WTT Contender Muscat 2022. In the round of 32, Batra defeated Ye 3-0 (12-10, 11-8, 11-8) and will now face Bernadette Szocs of Romania, a former European Championships silver medalist.
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newstabletennis5 months ago

G Sathiyan signs up for French Pro-A league, to play for Jura Morez Tennis de Table club

World No. 33 Indian table tennis player Sathiyan Gnanasekaran has signed up for the top tier French Pro A league for the 2022-23 season, where he will play for the Jura Morez Tennis de Table club, with his sights set on the 2024 Paris Olympics. Sathiyan took to Instagram to make the news official.
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