Table Tennis News
World Table Tennis Championships: Manika Batra goes down fighting as Indian challenge ends in Durban
While Batra fought hard before losing 3-4 against Puerto Rico's Adriana Diaz, Achanta Sharath Kamal and Sathiyan Gnanasekaran lost to the English pair of Paul Drinkhall and Liam Pitchford 3-1 to crash out in the Round of 16 in men's doubles
World Table Tennis Championships: Sharath Kamal, Sathiyan, Manika win opening matches
Sharath Kamal defeated world no. 170 David Serdaroglu of Austria 11-8, 9-11, 11-9, 11-6, 11-6 to advance to the round of 64
How table tennis embraced technology, artificial intelligence one stroke at a time
Table Tennis took its time to accept and welcome technology, at least openly. Now, Delhi-based Stupa Analytics is at the forefront of it with ambitions of growing to other sports
Ultimate Table Tennis: Elena Timina, Jorg Bitzigeio to headline coaching lineup for upcoming season
The franchise-based league is returning after three years with Season 4 scheduled to be played from 13 to 30 July at the Balewadi Sports Complex in Pune.
Odisha to set up Table Tennis academies in Bhubaneswar and Cuttack: Naveen Patnaik
Table tennis training centres will be set up across all the indoor halls in the state.
Sharath Kamal to skip National Championships title defence due to back and calf issues
The last-minute pullout because of the recurring back and calf spasms that Sharath has suffered in the past two months have dealt a blow to the organisers and the local spectators.
WTT Star Contender Goa: Dominant China sweep singles titles
World No 4 Wang Yidi brushing aside Chinese Taipei's world No 31 Cheng-I-Ching 4-0 in the women’s singles final after world No 7 Liang Jingkun beating 17-year-old Lin Shidong 4-2 in an all-Chinese men’s summit clash.
WTT Star Contender Goa: Korea beat Japan to mixed doubles title
Korean pair of Jang Woojin and Jeon Jihee defeated Japan's Shunsuke Togami and Miwa Harimoto 3-1 in the final to win mixed doubles title.
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 Star Contender: Sharath Kamal, Manika Batra and G Sathiyan to spearhead Indian challenge in Goa
Sharath along with Sathiyan, Payas Jain and Wesley Do Rosario will lead the charge in the men's singles draw for India, while the women's singles will see Manika spearhead the challenge with Sreeja Akula and Suhana Saini.
Manika Batra rises to career-best 33rd spot in ITTF rankings; G Sathiyan drops one spot to 40th
Batra, who won a historic bronze medal at the Asian Cup in November, reached the semi-finals at the WTT Contender in Doha last week. The effort fetched her 140 points.
Sharath Kamal, Manika Batra, Sreeja Akula qualify for World Table Tennis Championships finals
G Sathiyan failed to make the grade in singles for the WTTC Finals but he can still qualify based on his world ranking.
New TTFI body announces five domestic events for delayed 2022-23 season
The TTFI's suspension in February due to administrative issues had delayed the start of the 2022-23 season.
Manika Batra becomes first Indian woman to reach semi-finals of Asian Cup table tennis tournament
World number 44 Manika beat Chen, ranked 23rd in the ITTF chart, 6-11 11-6 11-5 11-7 8-11 9-11 11-9 in a hard-fought women’s singles quarterfinals.
Asian Cup table tennis: Sharath Kamal, G Sathiyan, and Manika Batra face tough draw
The men's and women's singles event of the 33rd edition of the event, held in a direct knockout format for the first time, has the top 16 Asian players.
Achanta Sharath Kamal to be honoured with prestigious Khel Ratna award
The awardees will receive their awards from the President of India at a specially organised function at Rashtrapati Bhavan on 30 November, 2022
Table Tennis: G Sathiyan-Manika Batra reach career-high fifth in mixed doubles rankings
G Sathiyan-Manika Batra had recently made the final at the WTT Contender in Slovenia.
World Table Tennis Championships: Indian men's team reach pre-quarterfinals, set to face China
The Indians escaped elimination by the skin of their teeth, entering the round of 16 as one of the higher-ranked best-placed third teams in the group stages.
World Team TT Championships: Indian men's team beats Uzbekistan 3-0; Women's team loses 2-3 to Germany
Sreeja Akula and Diya Chitale put on impressive show but Manika Batra continues to be off-colour in India's loss to Germany in Group 5 opener. Among men's team, Harmeet Desai, G Sathiyan and Manav Thakkar won their respective singles ties to give India a comfortable win in Group 2.
China replicates Beijing Olympic 'bubble' for Table Tennis World Team Championships
Chengdu, which until recently was under lockdown and was also rattled by an earthquake earlier this month, will stage the table tennis world team championships from Friday.