India's young paddlers Manav Thakkar and Ayhika Mukherjee stunned much higher-ranked players in the Ultimate Table Tennis (UTT) League on Friday.
Ultimate Table Tennis League 2018, Players draft, highlights: Sharath Kamal drafted by Yoddhas, Challengers get Simon Gauzy
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Ultimate Table Tennis 2018: Aruna Quadri, Sofia Polcanova sign up for second season starting in June
Four of last year's players — Men's World No 20 Aruna Quadri, World No 34 Kou Lei, World No 22 Sofia Polcanova and World No 72 Sabine Winter — return for the second edition.
Relive Dabang Smashers TTC's win over DHFL Maharashtra United in photos as Marcos Freitas and Kim Song I won both their singles matches to hand Maharashtra their first loss in UTT 2017
Marcos Freitas and Kim Song I recorded two wins each to lead Dabang Smashers TTC to a 16-11 victory over DHFL Maharashtra United in UTT at the Thyagaraj Stadium in New Delhi.
Ultimate Table Tennis 2017: Marcos Freitas dazzles while Par Gerell disappoints in a tale of two captains
Dabang Smashers captain Marcos Freitas of Portugal led from the front as they edged Falcons TTC 14-13 on the fourth day of Ultimate Table Tennis League
Ultimate Table Tennis 2017: Marcos Freitas, Sathiyan Gnanasekaran shine in Dabang Smashers' win over Falcons
Marcos Freitas led the way for Dabang Smashers TTC, winning two rubbers while local lad Sathiyan Gnanasekaran surprised Par Gerell to help the team win 14-13 against Falcons TTC on day 4 of UTT
Han Ying and Andrej Gacina put up a good show for their team Shaze Challengers against Dabang Smashers.
Ultimate Table Tennis: Portugal ace Marcos Freitas says Indian players will benefit from competition
Freitas will represent Dabang Smashers TTC in the inaugural Ultimate Table Tennis (UTT), which begins on Thursday.
In the men's singles, top-ranked Indian Sharath Kamal stormed into the round of 32 beating Ukraine's Kou Lei in straight games of 11-3, 11-9, 14-12, 11-3.