Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Sharath Kamal is back in the top 40 in the World

Indian Table Tennis ace Sharath Kamal is back to his highest ever ranking and is in the top 40 elite player list in the World.

This is a good sign as he prepares for the Commonwealth and the World Championships. One of his top opponents will be Paul Drinkhall, who recently won the Spanish Open.


Saturday, March 22, 2014

Sharath beats world no. 8 Chuang Chih-Yuan at the Asia Cup

Sharath is at it again! Flying the tricolour high at the Asia Cup Table Tennis tournament, he managed one of the best wins in his illustrious career beating World No. 8 Chuang Chih-Yuan (TPE) 11-3, 3-11, 11-6, 3-11, 11-4, 11-8!

Earlier, he topped his group and beat Kim Hyok Bong, who is a strong player.

In the end, only World No. 3 Fan Zhendong could stop his tremendous run!

Friday, February 21, 2014

Harmeet plays the finals of the World Tour Qatar Open Table Tennis Tournament

Harmeet plays the finals of the prestigious Qatar Open at 5:15 PM IST. Please cheer him up!

After beating second Cheng Feng of Singapore in a close encounter in the very first round, Harmeet is functioning like the second seed winning against strong opponents in straight sets! (Angles Enzo and Hugo Calderano). He now faces the daunting task of trying to beat Tristan Flore of France, who is another player in form.

One of the positive aspects of India's rise in World TT is Sharath, Sanil, Soumyajit, Amalraj's performances and also Harmeet and Soumyajit working as a team. Even after losing to Calderano, Soumyajit provided tips to Harmeet, who promptly beat the Brazilian opponent.


Harmeet Upsets second seed Cheng Feng at the Qatar Open

He just won't stop! Harmeet's next big victim is Cheng Feng (U 21 section) at the Qatar Open Table Tennis tournament in which the Men's top seed is Ma Long.

Harmeet beat the 2nd seed Cheng in the very first round 6-11, 11-5, 11-9, 3-11, 11-5.
Both Harmeet and Soumyajit will play in the Quarter finals.

Photo courtesy Prasad Naik


Friday, December 20, 2013

Manika wins two times at the North Zone Table Tennis Championships

Manika Batra is the highest ranked player from India on the World Women's ranking list.
Although she was not seeded at the very top in the Women's event at the North Zone National Ranking Table Tennis Tournament, she won it and also added the Youth girls title to her kitty.

Women's final:
Manika Batra bt Ankita Das (4-3) 11-4, 9-11, 7-11, 6-11, 11-7, 11-9, 11-8)

Youth girls final:
Manika Batra bt Suthirtha Mukherjee 4-1 (13-11, 11-9, -11, 11-7, 11-8)