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newstabletennis2 months ago

Loss at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics made be stronger, admits Gnanasekaran Sathiyan

Table Tennis star Gnanasekaran Sathiyan admitted that the loss he suffered at the Tokyo Olympics has made him stronger and a better player. Since then, he won the men’s singles title at the ITTF Czech Open, in August, and also a men’s doubles title alongside Harmeet Desai at the WTT Contender Tunis.
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newstabletennis3 months ago

2021 WTT Contender Lasko | Manika Batra and Archana Kamath claim women's doubles title

Indian women’s pair of Manika Batra and Archana Kamath claimed top honours at the WTT Contender Lasko with an inspiring win over Puerto Rican duo of Melanie Diaz and Adriana Diaz in the title clash. This was Manika Batra’s second WTT Contender win after the triumph in Budapest, in August.
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newstabletennis3 months ago

2021 WTT Contender Lasko | Gnanasekaran Sathiyan and Manika Batra progress to second round

India’s top Table Tennis stars Gnanasekaran Sathiyan and Manika Batra won their respective singles match and progressed to the round-of-16 of the ongoing 2021 WTT Contender Lasko, on Thursday. Meanwhile, both the men’s doubles pairs in action suffered losses and crashed out of the meet.
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newstabletennis3 months ago

2021 WTT Contender Lasko | Sreeja Akula qualifies for main draw, Krittwika Roy ousted

India’s Sreeja Akula qualified for the main draw of the 2021 WTT Contender Lasko after having the better of Egypt’s Hana Goda 3-0 (11-3, 11-7, 11-8) in the fourth round of qualifiers. Meanwhile, Krittwika Roy, Manav Thakkar, and Anthony Amalraj all lost their respective matches and crashed out.
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newstabletennis3 months ago

2021 UTT Contender Lasko | Soumyajit Ghosh wins opening round of the qualifiers

Indian Table Tennis star Soumyajit Ghosh won his opening match of the qualifiers of the ongoing 2021 UTT Contender Lasko on Monday, and has progressed to the next round. India’s top stars Sharath Kamal, Sathiyan Gnanasekaran and Manika Batra will begin their campaigns from the main draw itself.
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newstabletennis3 months ago

2021 WTT Contender Tunis | Gnanasekaran Sathiyan and Harmeet Desai claim men's doubles title

The men’s doubles pair of Gnanasekaran Sathiyan and Manika Batra claimed top honours at the 2021 WTT World Contender Tunis, in Turkey, on Saturday. The Indian duo defeated the French pair of Emmanuel Lebesson and Alexandre Cassin in the final with scores of 11-9, 4-11, 11-9, 11-5.
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newstabletennis4 months ago

Asian Table Tennis Championship | Sharath Kamal-Sathiyan and Manav Thakkar-Harmeet Desai in men's doubles quarter

The Indian paddlers -- singles and doubles, both -- sailed into the next rounds at the Asian Table Tennis Championship 2021 in Doha, on Saturday. After India clinched historic bronze in the men's team event, chances for another medal look bright as two doubles teams have entered quarters as well.
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newstabletennis4 months ago

Asian Table Tennis Championship | Men's team settles for bronze after loss to South Korea, women end fifth

The Indian men's table tennis team of Sharath Kamal, G Sathiyan and Harmeet Desai created history when they won a bronze medal at the Asian Table Tennis Championships. The Indians were assured of a medal after their win against Iran in the quarters but lost out their semis match to South Korea.
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newstabletennis4 months ago

WTT Star Contender | Indian paddler Archana Kamath eliminated in quarter-final

Indian Table Tennis star Archana Kamath went down to Hong Kong’s Doo Hoi Kem 1-3, after putting up a spirited display at the WTT Star Contender, in Doha. Having won the first game surprsingly, the 21-year old Indian came close in the second as well but lost the game and the match eventually.
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newstabletennis4 months ago

WTT Star Contender Doha 2021 | Archana Kamath in quarters, G Sathiyan loses in second round

Young Indian paddlers Archana Kamath and Sreeja Akula impressed in the women's singles section of the WTT Star Contender Doha 2021, as they scored victories over higher-ranked opponents, with the former making it to the quarters. In men's section, however, G Sathiyan lost his second-round match.
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