G Sathiyan News
G Sathiyan-Manika Batra had recently made the final at the WTT Contender in Slovenia.
The 40-year-old Sharath, who had won the men's singles, mixed doubles and team title at the Birmingham Commonwealth Games recently, opted out due to personal reasons.
s Achanta Sharath Kamal and G Sathiyan settle for silver as Paul Drinkhall and Liam Pitchford successfully defend their men's doubles title with a back-to-back gold medal. It's consecutive silver for Indian duo as well.
Commonwealth Games: Sharath Kamal assures India of two more medals in TT, Manika Batra to return empty-handed
Achanta Sharath Kamal and G Sathiyan defeated the Australian duo of Nicholas Lum and Finn Luu in the semifinal 8-11, 11-9, 10-12, 11-1, 11-8 to reach the final of the men's doubles at Commonwealth Games.
G Sathiyan has made a lot of changes to his game besides improving his body strength and fitness. With the newfound aggressive style of play, the paddler hopes to win a singles medal at the 2022 Commonwealth Games.
Sathiyan lost to world No 18 Chih-Yuan Chuang 9-11, 7-11, 5-11 just one day after stunning world No. 6 and reigning European champion Jorgic Darko
Sathiyan played courageously and defeated Darko 6-11, 12-10, 11-9, 12-10 in the men's singles match
From fitness to power, table tennis star G Sathiyan is sweating it out on various fronts to be a better version of himself.
While Sharath and Sathiyan are the only two male players in the top-100, there are three more apart from Manika in the women's list.
The Indian pair, which won 13-11 8-11 11-5 13-11, will take on Taipei's Li Yu-Jhun and Cheng I-Ching in the semifinals.
Sharath Kamal failed to up the ante from an advantageous position in the sixth game and went down fighting 3-4 (5-11, 11-8, 6-11, 11-7, 11-5, 10-12, 9-11 in the semi-finals of the men's singles against Yuan Licen of China.
Sathiyan began his men's singles campaign on a winning note when he beat Peng Yew En Koen of Chinese Taipei 11-6, 8-11, 11-9, 11-8 in the first round on Saturday.
In 2021, Manika Batra and G Sathiyan won the World Table Tennis Contenders title in Budapest.
Keen to prepare for the Paris Olympics in best possible way, Sathiyan has signed with top tier French Pro A league club, Jura Morez Tennis de Table, for the 2022-23 season.
The world number 37 from India defeated his 179th-ranked opponent 11-9, 11-9, 11-8, 11-6 in the round of 64. Sathiyan next faces world number 17 Aruna Quadri of Nigeria in the round of 32.
World Table Tennis Championships: Manika Batra, Sharath Kamal ousted from singles; G Sathiyan enters second round
Gnanasekaran emerged as the lone Indian to win the men's singles first round match.
Sathiyan and Desai beat the French duo Emmanual Lebesson and Alexandre Cassin 11-9 4-11 11-9 11-6 in the final.
In the mixed doubles event, Sathiyan and Manika Batra lost 2-3 to Emmanual Lebesson and Jia Nan Yuan in the semi-final. Sathiyan also went down in straight games against Dang Qiu in the men's singles quarter-finals.
Asian Table Tennis Championships: India's Sharath-Sathiyan, Desai-Thakkar win bronze medals in men's doubles
The Indian men made history at the Asian Championships, first winning team bronze last week, and both pairs adding a doubles bronze each.
With a medal already in their pocket, the Indian paddlers took on the Koreans head-on. But the rampaging Koreans, also the top seeds, were a far better side.