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.
Sharath Kamal, G Sathiyan, Manika Batra and Sutirtha Mukherjee seal Tokyo Olympics spots at Asian Qualifiers
G Sathiyan will be playing in his first Olympics, while it will be a fourth Olympics appearance for Sharath Kamal.
World Singles Qualification Tournament: Manika Batra, Sutirtha Mukherjee win, Sharath Kamal, G Sathiyan bow out
Four Indians are participating in the ongoing qualification event, where a total of nine (four men and five women) places are up for grabs and scheduled from 14-17 March.
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.
TT Nationals: Manika Batra beats Reeth Rishya to clinch women's singles singles title for second time
Commonwealth Games gold medallist Manika Batra, representing PSPB, had won her maiden title in 2015 at Hyderabad Nationals and finished a runner-up at Ranchi in 2017.
National Table Tennis Championships: Manika Batra advances to semi-final; Sutirtha Mukherjee bows out
Manika will next take on Sreeja Akula, who beat Prapti Sen 4-3, in another tight match.
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
The Indian doubles pair of Achanta Sharath Kamal and Gnanasekaran Sathiyan entered top-20 in the latest ITTF men's doubles world ranking, even as Anthony Amalraj broke into the singles top-100.
The Indian women table tennis team's quest for a Tokyo Olympics berth ended on Saturday after losing to France 2-3 in a play-off match of the qualification tournament.
South Asian Games 2019: Harmeet Desai, Anthony Amalraj win men's doubles gold, Madhurika Patkar, Sreeja Akula bag women's top prize
In an all Indian affair, Harmeet Desai and Anthony Amalraj defeated compatriots Sanil Shetty and Sudhanshu Grover in the table tennis men's doubles final to win the gold
ITTF Asian Championships 2019: Indian men's doubles pair Sharath Kamal, Gnanasekaran Sathiyan ease into quarter-finals
In the quarter-finals, Gnanasekaran Sathiyan and Sharath Kamal will be up against Chinese pair of Liang Jingkun and Lin Gaoyuan
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: G Sathiyan, Bernadette Szocs set up thrilling win for Dabang Delhi over U Mumba to reach final
Dabang Delhi escaped to a narrow but thrilling 8-7 victory to steal a place in the final of the Ultimate Table Tennis on Friday.
In-form Manav Thakkar and Doo Hoi Kem (world no. 11 women's singles player) were the stars of their massive win, picking up five and six points each respectively.
India's Sutirtha Mukherjee and Manav Thakkar and their foreign stars, Kirill Gerassimenko (Kazakhstan) and Doo Hoi Kem (Hong Kong), comprehensively won their respective singles matches to leave Paltan gasping.
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: 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.