Coronavirus Outbreak: Table Tennis Federation of India contributes Rs 5 lakh for fight against COVID-19
The Table Tennis Federation of India (TTFI) on Tuesday pledged Rs 5 lakh to the Prime Minister's Relief Fund for the battle against the fast-spreading COVID-19 pandemic.
Lin defeated compatriot Fan Zhendong, twice finalist, 4-2 but it was the women final between Zhu Yuling and Liu Shiwen, four-time winner, that brought the packed stadium down.
Manika Batra could not sustain the pace and guile of Miu Hirano and went down 1-3 (7-11, 11-8, 8-11, 6-11) in 20 minutes flat to end the Indian challenge.
Asian Cup Table Tennis 2017: 'Relaxed' Sharath Kamal hopes to seal World Cup berth by reaching quarters
"My first target is to reach the quarters because that will help me qualify for the World Cup in Canada later this year," says Achanta Sharath Kamal
"I am upbeat about the Asian Cup at Ahmedabad and ready to give my best shot. My aim is to reach the quarter-finals. I will think about the first match and then take the call,” said the Petroleum paddler.