Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Player Profile: Sanil Shetty (Mumbai Maharashtra, India)


Sanil Shetty is making waves at the National level and is slowly but surely also shining on the international turf. Just last week, he won the first state ranking tournament at Dhule, Maharashtra.

Here's a brief profile of this energetic and young star.

Name: Sanil Shetty

Club: Andheri YMCA, Matunga Gymkhana

Table Tennis Achievements:
2004 - Sub Junior National Champion
2004 - Canada (Teams) Gold Medal
2006 - SAF Juniors Gold Medal
2006 - Junior National Champion, 3 times Nationals Champion in Doubles
2008 - Youth Nationals Team Gold Medal
2009 - Youth Nationals Team Gold Medal
2009 - Winner, Men's Singles, West Zone National level tournament
2009 - Winner, Youth Singles, West Zone National level tournament
2009 - Kuwait Open U-21 Quarterfinals (Beat World No. 13)
World No. 93 highest Ranking in Under-21.

Coaches: Deepak Mani, Kamlesh Mehta

Favourite Player: Timo Boll, Jun Mizutani

Weapon of Choice: Forehand Topspin

TT Ambition: To participate in the Olympics and win a medal for India.

Hobby: Playing Video Games

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