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Ultimate Table Tennis (UTT) 2017, highlights: Oilmax-Stag Yoddhas register first win 15-12 against Shazé Challengers

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Ultimate Table Tennis (UTT) 2017, highlights: Oilmax-Stag Yoddhas register first win 15-12 against Shazé Challengers

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July 17, 2017 - 23:04 (IST)

First win for the Yoddhas and we will leave you with the winning moment, as we prepare to say goodbye to another hard-fought but enthralling day of table tennis. We will be back tomorrow to bring you live score and updates from the day 6 of Ultimate Table Tennis. We will be having DHFL Maharashtra United fighting against RP-SG Mavericks. Some big names in Wong Chung Ting and India's table tennis poster boy Sharath Kamal will dazzle us with their performances, so we look forward for your company tomorrow and thank you for joining us today. 

July 17, 2017 - 22:57 (IST)

Match results of Day 5:

July 17, 2017 - 22:56 (IST)

Doo Hoi Kem won the all-important final match without dropping a game and she is adjudged the Foriegn Player of the Tie

July 17, 2017 - 22:55 (IST)

Soumyajit Ghosh played out of his skin to get the better off Nigeria's Aruna Quadri in the opening game and he is named the Indian Player of the Tie

July 17, 2017 - 22:53 (IST)


The tie went right into the final match with scores level in the match 8, though the last match was won 3-0 by Doo Hoi Kem, the intensity and the level of competition was top notch. Another first-rate finish in the ultimate Table Tennis league.

July 17, 2017 - 22:47 (IST)

Final Tie score Oilmax-stag Yoddhas win their first match in UTT with 15 points to 12 points of Shaze Challengers.

July 17, 2017 - 22:46 (IST)

Solja tries to curve it from the outside of the racquet to get some extra spin on it, they call it 'strawberry' in Table Tennis and it ends up in mid-net and Doo takes all 3-games in the final match! Flawless by Doo Hoi Kem! Simply incredible!

July 17, 2017 - 22:44 (IST)

Doo Hoi Kem is not given an inch, though Solja hasn't done much wrong but Doo Hei Kem has taken it to 10-8. 

July 17, 2017 - 22:42 (IST)

Last game might not change who wins the tie, but very important in the context of the competition.

July 17, 2017 - 22:41 (IST)

Solja tried to get on the front foot quickly, she tried to take the attack off her serve but she hits it far and wide and there goes the tie. Oilmax-Stag Yoddhas take improbable lead in the tie 14 to Shaze Challengers 12, with one game remaining.

Day 4, report: Marcos Freitas won two matches and local lad G Sathiyan recorded an impressive win to help Dabang Smashers T.T.C. edge out Falcons TTC 14-13 in an exciting tie on Day 4 of the Ultimate Table Tennis (UTT), the country’s newest franchise sports league, at a packed Nehru Indoor Stadium in Chennai on Sunday.

Ultimate Table Tennis UTT 2017 highlights OilmaxStag Yoddhas register first win 1512 against Shaz Challengers

Oilmax-Stag Yoddhas' mixed doubles pair of Aruna Quadri and Manika Batra in action. Ultimate Table Tennis

Portugal's world No. 14 Marcos Freitas first swept aside Sanil Shetty of Falcons TTC 3-0 to hand Dabang Smashers T.T.C. three full points in the men’s singles (foreign vs Indian), the opening match.

Freitas broke away at 5-5 to take the opening game 11-5 against the Indian. The Portuguese jumped to a 4-1 lead early in the second game before wrapping it up at 11-2 and signed off with a 11-3 win in the third game.

Chinese world No. 13 Wu Yang levelled points (3-3) for Falcons TTC with a 3-0 win over Dabang Smashers T.T.C’s Mousumi Paul. Yang beat back a late surge by the Indian to win the opening game at 11-9. The Chinese ace cruised to a 11-4 win in the second game and sealed the third game at 11-7.

Falcons TTC’s mixed doubles (Indian/foreign) pair of Sanil Shetty/ Lee Ho Ching routed G Sathiyan/ Tetyana Bilenko of Dabang Smashers T.T.C. 3-0 to hand their side a 6-3 lead.

The Falcons TTC’s pair staged a remarkable rally late to clinch the opening set 11-8 and then went on cruise mode to take the next two at an identical 11-6.

However, in-form Freitas led from the front and thumped Swedish world No. 41 Par Gerell of Falcons TTC 3-0 (11-7, 11-6, 11-8) in the men’s singles (foreign player category) to help Dabang Smashers T.T.C. level at 6-all.

Lee Ho Ching rallied to beat Ukrainian Tetyana Bilenko of Dabang Smashers T.T.C. 2-1 (8-11, 11-9, 11-5) in the women’s singles (foreign player category) to put Falcons TTC ahead 8-7 on points.

Local lad Sathiyan pulled off a surprise 2-1 victory over higher-ranked Gerell (Falcons TTC) in the men’s singles (Indian v Foreign) to help Dabang Smashers T.T.C. draw level on points at 9-all.

Sathiyan jumped to an 8-0 lead in the opening game that he won 11-7. Gerell won the next at 11-6 and then the Chennai boy took the third at 11-6 much to the joy of a packed Sunday crowd.

North Korean world No 19 Kim Song I brushed aside Sutirtha Mukherjee (Falcons TTC) 3-0 (11-3, 11-4, 11-3) in the women’s singles (foreign v Indian) to help Dabang Smashers T.T.C. edge ahead 12-9.

As Briton Liam Pitchford was indisposed (dehydration), young Arjun Ghosh came out to represent Falcons TTC against world No. 28 Kou Lei of Dabang Smashers T.T.C. in the men’s singles.

Ghosh stunned his opponent in the opening game 11-4, before Lei took control by winning the next two at 11-10 and 11-3 to help Dabang Smashers T.T.C. seal the deal and extend their lead to 14-10 going into the day’s last game.

In the women’s singles (foreign player category), Falcons TTC’s Wu Yang beat Kim Song I (Dabang Smashers T.T.C.) 3-0 (11-7, 11-6, 11-10) to reduce Falcons TTC’s deficit to just one point (13-14).

On Monday, Oilmax Stag Yoddhas will play Shazé Challengers in what is a second outing for both.


Final Scoreline: Dabang Smashers T.T.C. 14-13 Falcons TTC

MS – Marcos Freitas beat Sanil Shetty 3-0 (11-5, 11-2, 11-3)
WS – Mousumi Paul lost to Wu Yang 0-3 (9-11, 4-11, 7-11)
MD – Sathiyan G/ Tetyana Bilenko lost to Sanil Shetty\ Lee Ho Ching 0-3 (8-11, 6-11, 6-11)
MS – Marcos Freitas beat Par Gerell 3-0 (11-7, 11-6, 11-8)
WS – Tetyana Bilenko lost to Lee Ho Ching 1-2 (11-8, 9-11, 5-11)
MS – Sathiyan G beat Par Gerell 2-1 (11-7, 6-11, 11-6)
WS – Kim Song I beat Sutirtha Mukherjee 3-0 (11-3, 11-4, 11-3)
MS – Kou Lei beat Arjun Ghosh 2-1 (4-11, 11-10, 11-4)
WS – Kim Song I lost to Wu Yang 0-3 (7-11, 6-11, 10-11)

(MS- Men's Singles, WS- Women's Singles, MD- Mixed Doubles)

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