Saturday, January 8, 2011

Player Profile: India's top Defense Player - R Abishek


NAME                              :
R.ABISHEK


DATE OF BIRTH               :
29th December, 1987


FATHER’S NAME              :
P.J.RAVICHANRAN


MOTHER’S NAME             :
USHA


SPORT                             :
Table Tennis

PRACTISING CENTRE       :
Lord’s Table Tennis Academy, Chennai
EDUCATION                     :
B.Com



ACHIEVEMENTS:
COMMONWEALTH GAMES 2010 – BRONZE MEDAL – TEAM
CURRENT WORLD RANK  - 231
ITTF PRO TOUR HARMONY CHINA OPEN, 2010
  • ENTERED MAIN DRAW ROUND 1 BY OVERCOMING WORLD NO. 152 & 229 IN THE GROUP STAGE
ITTF PRO TOUR EGYPT OPEN, CAIRO, 2010
  • ENTERED MAIN DRAW ROUND 1 AND BEAT WORLD NO. 394 & 573 IN THE QUALIFYING ROUNDS
ITTF PRO TOUR INDIAN OPEN, NEW DELHI, 2010
ENTERED MAIN DRAW ROUND 1 BY BEATING 3 HIGHER WORLD RANKED PLAYERS (WORLD NO. 232, 354 & 650) IN THE GROUP STAGE.

US OPEN CHAMPIONSHIPS, GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN, 2010
ENTERED MAIN DRAW ROUND 1 BEATING WORLD NO. 423 IN THE GROUP STAGE

ITTF PRO TOUR KUWAIT OPEN, KUWAIT CITY, 2010
ITTF PRO TOUR GERMAN OPEN, BERLIN, 2010
3RD WORLD JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS, LINZ, AUSTRIA, 2005
FINISHED AS JUNIOR WORLD RANK 60 FOR THE YEAR 2005
11TH ASIAN JUNIOR T.T CHAMPIONSHIPS, NEW DELHI, INDIA, 2005
11TH SOUTH ASIAN JUNIOR T.T CHAMPIONSHIPS (SAF), NEW DELHI, INDIA, 2005
GOLD     - TEAM EVENTS
SILVER   - INDIVIDUALS
BRONZE - MIXED DOUBLES

10TH SOUTH ASIAN JUNIOR T.T CHAMPIONSHIPS (SAF), NEW DELHI, INDIA, 2004
GOLD     -  INDIVIDUALS & TEAMS
BRONZE -  MIXED DOUBLES

CURRENT NATIONAL RANK IN MEN- NO.2
2009-10 : NATIONAL RANK NO.7 IN MEN
2007-08: NATIONAL RANK NO.1 IN U-21
2003-04 : JUNIORS NATIONAL RANK NO 2
2003-04 : NATIONAL CHAMPION IN DOUBLES