Harmeet Desai News
WTT Star Contender Goa: Harmeet Desai, Sanil Shetty enter round two of qualifiers
Harmeet, ranked 141 in the world, staved off a tough challenge from Englishman Tom Jarvis, while Shetty (210) won his first round match quite comfortably against countryman Yashansh Malik.
WTT Contender Tunis: G Sathiyan and Harmeet Desai win men's double title
Sathiyan and Desai beat the French duo Emmanual Lebesson and Alexandre Cassin 11-9 4-11 11-9 11-6 in the final.
WTT Contender Tunis: G Sathiyan-Harmeet Desai cruise to men's doubles 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.
Asian Table Tennis Championships: Indian men finish with bronze after loss to South Korea
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.
Manika Batra left out of India squad for Asian table tennis championships
The Table Tennis Federation of India had made it clear that any player not attending the camp will not be considered for selection. The team was picked on Wednesday and was subsequently published on TTFI website.
WTT Star Contender Doha: Sutirtha Mukherjee, Ahyika Mukherjee make winning starts in qualifying
While World No 95 Sutirtha registered a dominating 11-9, 11-3, 11-6 victory over Ala Mohamed of Qatar, World No 131 Ahyika notched up an easy 11-8, 11-3, 11-5 win against Qatar's Maha Faramarzi.
WTT Contender: Manika Batra, Sreeja Akula move to final round of women's singles qualifiers
Commonwealth Games gold medallist Manika got the better of Romania's Irina Ciobanu 11-7, 15-13, 11-8 comfortably in the third round of women's singles qualifiers
Manika Batra, Harmeet Desai make impressive returns to international circuit in WTT Contender series
The season-opener is also the first international tournament Indian players are participating in after the long coronavirus-forced break.
After winning first ITTF title in 10 years, Achanta Sharath Kamal becomes highest-ranked Indian at World No 31
In the women's rankings, Manika Batra is in the 63rd position while Sutirtha Mukherjee entered the top-100 for the first time. She jumped 14 spots to be 95th
Coronavirus pandemic: Amid COVID-19 threat, Achanta Sharath Kamal focuses on job at hand by winning first title in 10 years
As the news of sporting events getting suspended or postponed around the world started trickling in, Sharath was in Muscat for the ITTF Challenge Plus event
India's Sharath Kamal beats Marcos Freitas in ITTF Oman Open final to break decade-long trophy drought
Despite being a game down, 37-year-old Sharath Kamal recovered well to outclass top-seeded Marcos Freitas of Portugal 6-11, 11-8, 12-10, 11-9, 3-11, 17-15 in the final
Tokyo Olympics 2020: TTFI promises to appoint head coach for four-year cycle after Massimo Costantini's departure
Notwithstanding their disappointing performance in the Olympics team qualifiers, the Indian paddlers have done exceedingly well in the last 18 months to raise the profile of the sport in the country
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Indian men's team's qualification bid ends after defeat to Czech Republic
The Indian men's table tennis team's quest for an Olympic berth ended in disappointment after it suffered a 1-3 defeat to Czech Republic in a play-off match of the qualifying event
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Indian men's, women's table tennis teams stutter in pre-quarterfinals of qualifying event
While the 17th seeded women played their hearts out in the Tokyo Olympics qualifiers before losing to fifth seeds Romania 2-3, the men disappointed with their 1-3 defeat against Slovenia
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Indian men's, women's table tennis teams only a win away from securing their maiden qualification
Indian men and women are just one win away from securing their maiden qualification for Olympics, following their contrasting victories against Luxembourg and Sweden respectively in the team qualifier.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Fifth seed Indian men's table tennis squad well-placed to earn qualification for team event at Games
Despite the lack of a head coach since the 2019 Asian Games, Indian players have been producing impressive on the professional circuit
ITTF President Thomas Weikert says it is right time to host a mega event like World Championships
The Table Tennis Federation of India will submit its bid for the World Championships (team) at the end of the year.
Manav Thakkar becomes fourth Indian paddler to attain World No 1 rank in Under-21 men's singles category
Among other Indians, Sathiyan has managed to retain his 30th spot in the rankings for the senior category, while Achanta Sharath Kamal has climbed a spot to 33rd position
Paddler Manav Thakkar becomes first Indian to clinch ITTF Challenge Series U-21 men's singles title
The 19-year-old Thakkar, who was a part of the Indian men's team which won the bronze in 2018 Asian Games, dominated the proceedings in the one-sided final match