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newstabletennisa day 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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newstabletennis11 days ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Sharath Kamal and Manika Batra receive official confirmation as Olympic entrants

Indian Table Tennis legend Achanta Sharath Kamal and Manika Batra received official confirmation of their participation in the 2021 Tokyo Olympics, based on the latest listings in the world rankings. The quadrennial event is all set to kick start on July 23 and will conclude on August 8.
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newstabletennis17 days ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | My best chance to win an Olympic medal, asserts Sharath Kamal

Legendary Indian Table Tennis player Sharath Kamal feels that the 2021 Tokyo Games will be his best chance to win an Olympic medal. A total of four players – Sharath Kamal, Gnansekaran Sathiyan, Manika Batra, and Sutirtha Mukherjee have made the cut to the mega-event, across three events.
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newstabletennis22 days ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | We are going to put up strong performance at the Games, asserts Gnansekaran Sathiyan

Gnanasekaran Sathiyan is confident that the Indian Table Tennis players will put up a good performance at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics, later this year. India is still on the hunt for the first-ever Table Tennis medal at the Olympics since the discipline was introduced in the 1988 Seoul Olympics.
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newstabletennisa month ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Four Indian paddlers qualify for the Games

Four Indian paddlers – Achanta Sharath Kamal, Manika Batra, Gnansekaran Sathiyan, and Sutirtha Mukherjee all qualified for the Tokyo Olympics during the Asian qualification event, this Thursday evening. Sathiyan and Sutirtha will be making their first appearance at the Games, later this year.
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newstabletennisa month ago

WTT Contender 2021 | Sharath Kamal crashes out, ends India's voyage

Top-ranked Indian Table Tennis player Sharath Kamal crashed out of the World Table Tennis Contender event after losing to Germany’s Dmitrij Ovtcharov in the round-of-16 clash, in Doha, on Wednesday. Gnansekaran Sathiyan and Manika Batra had already taken the exit route from the meet.
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newstabletennisa month ago

WTT Contender 2021 | Manika Batra, Gnanasekaran Sathiyan enter second-round

India’s top-ranked women’s paddler Manika Batra and country-mate Gnansekaran Sathiyan passed the first hurdle and qualified for the second round in the ongoing WTT Contender series, in Doha. Achanta Sharath Kamal will be up against Puerto Rico's Brian Afanador later on in the tournament.
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newstabletennis2 months ago

Gnansekaran Sathiyan claims his maiden national championship title

Indian Table Tennis sensation Gnansekaran Sathiyan claimed his maiden national championship title after he got the better of long-time rival Achanta Sharath Kamal, at the Tau Devi Lal Indoor Stadium, in Panchkula. Previously, Manika Batra emerged victorious in the women’s singles days before that.
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newstabletennis2 months ago

Manika Batra claims her second women's national title

Indian Table Tennis star Manika Batra has claimed her second women’s title at the 82nd Senior National Table Tennis Championship, in Panchkula. The top-ranked Indian paddler is now focused on giving her best in the upcoming WTT Contender events and the World and Asian qualifiers.
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newstabletennis8 months ago

Ultimate Table Tennis postponed for an indefinite period due to pandemic

Ultimate Table Tennis, which was set to enter its fourth season this year, has been postponed indefinitely owing to the Covid-19 pandemic situation. With most of the sporting events stalled around the globe and the Tokyo Olympics pushed back by a year, the decision was inevitable.
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