World Table Tennis Day: From G Sathiyan to Achanta Sharath Kamal, top five sensational triumphs by Indians at UTT
On World Table Tennis Day, here are the top five sensational triumphs by Indian paddlers against some of world’s biggest names during three seasons of Ultimate Table Tennis.
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
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
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
Asian Table Tennis Championships: G Sathiyan, Sharath Kamal and Manika Batra to spearhead 10-member India squad
The 10-member squad, being led by Kamal, Sathiyan and Batra comprising five men and as many women paddlers, reached the Indonesian city on Saturday following a 10-day preparatory camp at Chengdu, China
UTT 2019: From new format aimed at keeping audience to bright show by Indian paddlers, key takeaways from third season
We look at the important takeaways from the just-concluded season three of the Ultimate Table Tennis and its implications for Indian table tennis
UTT 2019: G Sathiyan, Bernadette Szocs anchor Delhi's dream 8-7 victory over U Mumba in first semi-final
Dabang Delhi had earlier beaten U Mumba 9-6 in the group stages and on Friday, with a shot in the UTT 2019 final on the line, won again by a narrow margin of 8-7
UTT 2019, Semi-finals Preview: Dabang Delhi have history on their side against U Mumba; Goa look to avenge loss to Chennai
Dabang Delhi will place their second match in as many days when they take on table-toppers U Mumba in the first semi-final on Friday. The second semi-final will be between Chennai Lions and Goa Challengers.
India's former TT coach Massimo Costantini says country's paddlers should adopt balance approach in lead up to OIympics
Constantini had decided against renewing his contract last year citing personal reasons. Since his departure, Indian paddlers have been without the services of a national coach
UTT 2019: Manav Thakkar's tenacity, Kirill Gerassimenko's artistry stand out as U Mumba rout Goa Challengers 11-4
Manav Thakkar won 5 of his side's 11 points against Goa Challengers by winning the men's singles and mixed doubles matches for U Mumba.
UTT 2019: Manav Thakkar bags mixed doubles, reverse singles to clinch victory from jaws of defeat for U Mumba
Manav Thakkar did what Sharath Kamal did one day before, rescuing his team with two crucial victories in the mixed doubles and the reverse singles
UTT 2019: Manav Thakkar's positive show guides U Mumba to thrilling victory over RP-SG Mavericks Kolkata
Down 2-4 after the first two matches — the women's singles and men's singles — Manav and world no.11 Doo Hoi Kem clinched three points against RP-SG Mavericks Kolkata to set up U Mumba's second win in the tournament.
UTT 2019: Amid seven golden point games, Dabang Delhi clinch first win of the season against U Mumba
Dabang Delhi picked up their first points of third UTT edition following a 9-6 win over U Mumba at the Thyagraj Stadium in Delhi.
UTT 2019: In clash of debutants, Manav Thakkar takes Sharath Kamal close but U Mumba edge Chennai Lions 9-6
Achanta Sharath Kamal was pushed all the way by Manav Thakkar, 18 year his junior, in U Mumba's 9-6 win over Chennai Lions in UTT 2019.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Sharath Kamal says new coach Dejan Papic should not put new system in place one year before Games
Achanta Sharath Kamal said that the new coach Dejan Papic shouldn't be in a hurry to make changes as it is tough to coach as big a country as India
Commonwealth Table Tennis Championships: Harmeet Desai, Ayhika Mukherjee win men's and women's titles as India claim 7 golds
Harmeet, 26, beat favourite G Sathiyan 4-3 (9-11 6-11 11-5 11-8 17-15 7-11 11-9 in a hard-fought final to claim the men's singles title.
Ultimate Table Tennis 2019: Defending champions Dabang Delhi to face Puneri Paltan on opening day of third season
Dabang Delhi TTC is led by the world no. 24, who is currently the highest-ranked Indian paddler Sathiyan Gnanasekaran
Commonwealth Table Tennis Championships: Pakistan's participation yet to be confirmed, informs Indian TT federation
MP Singh, secretary general at Table Tennis Federation of India, told PTI on Sunday that there is still no clarity over participation of Pakistan paddlers.
UTT 2019 player draft: Sharath Kamal roped in by Chennai Lions, Manika Batra to play for Mavericks Kolkata
World No 24 Gnanasekaran Sathiyan was the only player in UTT 2019 to be retained as defending champions Dabang Delhi TTC decided to hold onto him.
National Table Tennis Championship: Sharath Kamal-Manika Batra beat Manav Thakkar-Archana Kamath in final
Sharath Kamal and Manika Batra defeated top-seeded pair of Manav Thakkar and Archana Girish Kamath 3-1 to win the mixed doubles gold in the 80th National Table Tennis Championship on Tuesday.