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UTT 2019: Archana Kamath comes from behind against Krittwika Sinha Roy to propel Goa Challengers to victory
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UTT 2019: Archana Kamath comes from behind against Krittwika Sinha Roy to propel Goa Challengers to victory

The 19-year-old Archana beat a valiant Krittwika Sinha Roy 6-11, 11-2, 11-8 in the reverse women's singles to clinch the issue for her side. Delhi's Sathiyan Gnanasekaran, world number 30, unexpectedly lost to Spain's Alvaro Robles 1-2 in the reverse men's singles

Ultimate Table Tennis 2019: Defending champions Dabang Delhi to face Puneri Paltan on opening day of third season
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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

Sports Authority of India approves Rs 57 lakh financial proposals for TOPS athletes in five sports
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Sports Authority of India approves Rs 57 lakh financial proposals for TOPS athletes in five sports

In athletics middle-distance runner Jinson Johnson, discuss thrower Seema Punia and triple jumper Arpinder Singh were the beneficiaries.

Fast-rising Sathiyan Gnanasekaran reaches World No 24 rank in ITTF charts to become first Indian to break into top-25
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Fast-rising Sathiyan Gnanasekaran reaches World No 24 rank in ITTF charts to become first Indian to break into top-25

Sathiyan rose four spots to be 24th in the latest ITTF rankings, following his impressive sixth place finish in the Asia Cup in Yokohama earlier this month.

How Sathiyan Gnanasekaran turned the tables on fate
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How Sathiyan Gnanasekaran turned the tables on fate

Around two years ago, Sathiyan was languishing at 125 in the world rankings after a round-of-64 exit at the Asian Championships. Twenty-one months down the line, he has jumped 97 places, breezing into the top 30.

Neha Aggarwal interview: Ex-India paddler on roadmap Indian table tennis needs for Tokyo Olympics
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Neha Aggarwal interview: Ex-India paddler on roadmap Indian table tennis needs for Tokyo Olympics

In the last few months, Indian table tennis made headlines and history. What must India do to capitalise on the momentum in time for Tokyo Olympics? Neha Aggarwal tells Firstpost

Sathiyan Gnanasekaran stuns World No 17 Sangeun Jong to qualify for main draw of ITTF Austrian Open
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Sathiyan Gnanasekaran stuns World No 17 Sangeun Jong to qualify for main draw of ITTF Austrian Open

Sathiyan began his impressive run in the elite Platinum tournament by beating the recently-crowned Youth Olympic champion Wang Chuqin

Asian Games 2018: Paddlers Manika Batra, Sharath Kamal, Sathiyan Gnanasekaran progress to singles pre-quarters
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Asian Games 2018: Paddlers Manika Batra, Sharath Kamal, Sathiyan Gnanasekaran progress to singles pre-quarters

Indian paddlers Manika Batra and Sharath Kamal progressed to the women's and men's singles pre-quarter-finals in the table tennis competition of the 18th Asian Games at Jakarta on Thursday.

Asian Games 2018: Strategy, draw, drive combine to help India win historic men's team table tennis bronze
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Asian Games 2018: Strategy, draw, drive combine to help India win historic men's team table tennis bronze

A good draw combined with sound strategy and the drive to bring home the maiden Asiad medal helped the men's table tennis team clinch the historic bronze

Asian Games 2018: 'Well prepared' and constantly improving G Sathiyan a vital cog in India's quest for maiden medal
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Asian Games 2018: 'Well prepared' and constantly improving G Sathiyan a vital cog in India's quest for maiden medal

Sathiyan Gnanasekaran's meteoric rise is down to his hunger to get better each day. In Jakarta, he will be a vital cog in India's quest to bring home their maiden medal.

Asian Games 2018: Indian paddlers aim to bring home elusive medal
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Asian Games 2018: Indian paddlers aim to bring home elusive medal

After the 2018 Commonwealth Games heroics, the Indian paddlers are brimming with confidence and gearing up for the Asian Games. Can they break the medal duck this time around? Well, the signs look positive.

Ultimate Table Tennis 2018: Manika Batra's effort goes in vain as Dabang Smashers lose to RP-SG Mavericks
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Ultimate Table Tennis 2018: Manika Batra's effort goes in vain as Dabang Smashers lose to RP-SG Mavericks

Manika Batra, playing in front of her home crowd, conceded the opening game in a rather meek fashion. But she made a strong comeback and fired in a total of 10 winners in the next two games to seal the match.

Ultimate Table Tennis 2018: Manika Batra, Sathiyan G set stage on fire in Pune; Adriana Diaz shines, Simon Gauzy disappoints
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Ultimate Table Tennis 2018: Manika Batra, Sathiyan G set stage on fire in Pune; Adriana Diaz shines, Simon Gauzy disappoints

The Indian duo of Sathiyan Gnanasekaran and Manika Batra have been on a roll – both having won two matches apiece for the Dabang Smashers in the Pune leg of the Ultimate Table Tennis.

Ultimate Table Tennis 2018: Defending champions Falcons TTC to take on Maharastra United in season opener
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Ultimate Table Tennis 2018: Defending champions Falcons TTC to take on Maharastra United in season opener

The second edition of Ultimate Table Tennis (UTT) gets underway in Pune from 14 June. Defending champions Falcons TTC will take on Maharashtra United in the season opener.

Commonwealth Games 2018: Indian men's TT team thrived under pressure to live up to expectations and bring back gold
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Commonwealth Games 2018: Indian men's TT team thrived under pressure to live up to expectations and bring back gold

There were high hopes from the Indian men's table tennis team at the Gold Coast and they made sure they didn't dissappoint as they brought back the gold.

Commonwealth Games 2018: Sharath Kamal leads India to gold medal in men's table tennis team event
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Commonwealth Games 2018: Sharath Kamal leads India to gold medal in men's table tennis team event

After Manika Batra fired India to a historic triumph over Singapore on 8 April, the Sharath Kamal-led men's outfit too beat the team from the city state 3-2 in the semifinals, played earlier on 9 April.

Commonwealth Games 2018: India women's and men's table tennis teams cruise through to semi-finals
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Commonwealth Games 2018: India women's and men's table tennis teams cruise through to semi-finals

Both India's men's and women's teams crushed Malaysia 3-0 in their respective quarterfinal matches at the Oxenford Studios.

Commonwealth Games 2018 Table Tennis preview: Sharath Kamal-led India can exorcise Glasgow, Rio ghosts and match 2010 Delhi tally
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Commonwealth Games 2018 Table Tennis preview: Sharath Kamal-led India can exorcise Glasgow, Rio ghosts and match 2010 Delhi tally

In his fourth Games, Sharath Kamal will lead a vibrant side with a good mix of youth and experience that is confident of matching the Delhi Games heroics into the Commonwealth Games.

Commonwealth Games 2018: Indian table tennis icon Achanta Sharath Kamal will look for a last hurrah at Gold Coast
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Commonwealth Games 2018: Indian table tennis icon Achanta Sharath Kamal will look for a last hurrah at Gold Coast

Having been the heart and soul of Indian table tennis for over a decade, Sharath Kamal would be looking to make his final CWG games appearance — a competition where he has always enjoyed success — a memorable one. However, nothing less than a gold medal would make it one for the tall paddler with lofty ambitions.

Commonwealth Games 2018: Sathiyan Gnanasekaran breaks conservative shell to aim for gold on debut
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Commonwealth Games 2018: Sathiyan Gnanasekaran breaks conservative shell to aim for gold on debut

The Commonwealth Games will mark Sathiyan’s first big global tournament appearance at senior level and if he manages to bring back the gold for India, it could mark the beginning of another glorious chapter in Sathiyan's short success story so far.