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newstabletennis2 months ago

World Table Tennis Championship Finals: Sharath Kamal and Manika Batra to spearhead Indian challenge

The TTFI on Thursday announced the team for the World Table Tennis Championship Finals, beginning on November 23, in Houston, USA. The team consists of Tokyo Olympians like Achanta Sharath Kamal, Manika Batra, Sathiyan Gnanasekaran, and Sutirtha Mukherjee alongside five other paddlers.
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newstabletennis3 months ago

WTT Contender Novo Mesto | Sharath Kamal and G Sathiyan progress in men's singles

Indian paddlers Sharath Kamal and G Sathiyan progressed to the next round in the men's singles at the WTT Contender Novo Mesto 2021. Taking on compatriot Harmeet Desai, in the round of 32, Sathiyan beat the latter 3-1 (11-9, 11-13, 12-10, 16-14) to set up a second-round clash against Darko Jorgic.
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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

WTT Contender Tunis 2021 | G Sathiyan and Manika Batra enter semis in mixed doubles

Indian table tennis player G Sathiyan has finally found form, as he made it to the semis of mixed doubles with Manika Batra and men's doubles with Harmeet Desai at the WTT Contender Tunis 2021. In singles too, Sathiyan is the lone Indian in quarters, while Manika and Sharath lost their matches.
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newstabletennis4 months ago

India swap men's doubles Table Tennis team ahead of 2022 Commonwealth Games

In order to qualify for the 2022 CWG, the Indian team has switched the doubles pair, following the success at the Asian Championships. In the build-up to the event next year, Indian legend Sharath Kamal will team up with Manav Thakkar, while Gnanasekaran Sathiyan will pair up with Harmeet Desai.
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newstabletennis4 months ago

Asian Table Tennis Championship | Indian men's doubles pairs ousted in semis, settle for bronze

It was a great day for Indian table tennis as the men's doubles teams of Sharath-Sathiyan and Thakkar-Desai won bronze medals at the Asian Table Tennis Championships 2021 in Doha, Qatar. The medals tally for India has gone up to three, with the men winning a bronze in the team event too.
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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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