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newstabletennis14 hours 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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newstabletennis2 days 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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newstabletennisa month ago

Sathiyan Gnanasekaran claims Czech International Open title

Indian paddler Sathiyan Gnanasekaran trounced Ukraine’s Yevhen Pryshchepa 4-0 to bag top-honours at the ITTF Czech International Open. This has been an extraordinary spell for the Indian paddler, with him claiming a mixed doubles title at the WTT Contender in Budapest, alongside Manika Batra.
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newstabletennisa month ago

Manika Batra and Gnanasekaran Sathiyan claim gold medal in WTT Contender, in Budapest

Manika Batra and Gnanasekaran Sathiyan claimed the gold medal in the WTT Contender tournament, in Budapeset, with a win over the Hungarian pair of Dora Madarasz and Nandor Ecseki. However, Manika lost her semi-final clash to Elizabet Abraamian in the semi-final of the women’s singles event.
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newstabletennisa month ago

Indian duo of Manika Batra and Gnansekaran Sathiyan enter final in WTT Contender, in Budapest

The Indian duo of Gnanasekaran Sathiyan and Manika Batra reached the final of the mixed doubles in the WTT Contender tournament, in Budapest. Meanwhile, Manika also entered the semi-finals of the women’s individual event after a thrilling win over compatriot Sreeja Akula 3-2 in the last-eight clash.
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featuretabletennis3 months ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Meet your Olympians - Indian Table Tennis Team

Four Table Tennis players have qualified for the 2021 Tokyo Olympics, which also includes the legendary Sharath Kamal - set to make his fourth appearance at the Games. Manika Batra will make appear for the second time, while Gnansekaran Sathiyan and Sutirtha Mukherjee will make their debut.
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newstabletennis4 months ago

Indian Table Tennis legend Venugopal Chandrasekhar passes away at 63

Former Table Tennis player and three-time national champion Venugopal Chandrasekhar passed away at the age of 63, in Chennai, on Wednesday, due to Covid-19. Following his retirement, the Arjuna Awardee took up coaching and since then produced several successful players, like Sathiyan Gnanasekaran.
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newstabletennis5 months ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Working on bringing more variation and pace to my game, reveals Gnansekaran Sathiyan

Tokyo-bound Indian paddler Gnanasekaran Sathiyan revealed that he is working on bringing more variation and pace to his game. The Chennai-based athlete, who is also the reigning national champion, practised with robots during the lockdown to keep himself in shape and work on his speed.
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newstabletennis5 months ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | An Olympic medal can lift the stature of Table Tennis in India, asserts Sharath Kamal

Indian Table Tennis legend Sharath Kamal feels that the stature of the game in India would drastically rise if the nation wins an Olympic medal. The Chennai-based player, along with three others - Gnansekaran Sathiyan, Manika Batra and Sutirtha Mukherjee have qualified for the 2021 Tokyo Olympics.
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newstabletennis5 months ago

Polish league is a big opportunity to 'polish' my skills, asserts Gnanasekaran Sathiyan

Tokyo-bound paddler Gnanasekaran Sathiyan believes that the experience he gained from the Polish league will help him develop as a player. The 38th ranked player in the world will feature in the upcoming 2021 Olympics, along with the likes of Sharath Kamal, Manika Batra, and Sutirtha Mukherjee.
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