Asian Table Tennis Championships - Sharath Kamal, Sathiyan Gnanasekaran, Sutirtha Mukherjee in action - LIVE blog, Scores, Updates, Results
Exciting table tennis action on the cards as Indian paddlers are on the quest for more glory. Follow LIVE.
After a historic bronze medal win by the Men's Team at the ongoing 2021 Asian Table Tennis Championships in Doha, it is time for the Indian paddlers to hunt for more glory as the Doubles and Individual events are due to take place today. Sathiyan Gnanasekaran and Sharath Kamal will join forces for doubles, as will Manav Thakkar and Harmeet Desai. The women's half will see Sutirtha Mukherjee pairing up with Ayhika Mukherjee and the fiery duo of Archana Kamath and Sreeja Akula will also open their bid. Other than these ties, there will be individual matches as well featuring these players, as more medals lie in the horizon.
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- 2 Oct 2021 3:35 PM GMT
Sutirtha Mukherjee has been phenomenal at this event and she continues her fine form in the Round of 64 match, winning 6-11, 4-11, 4-11.
It is smooth sailing for Archana Kamath as well who won her Round of 64 clash very comprehensively, 11-3, 11-2, 11-5.
Ayhika Mukherjee retained her calm against her tricky Chinese Taipei opponent as she won 3-1 in 5-11, 2-11, 11-4, 9-11.
Finally, Sreeja Akula also rallied into the next round as she won, 4-11, 7-11, 10-12.
- 2 Oct 2021 1:05 PM GMT
Great stuff from the Kazakh pair but the seasoned Indian duo come out on top!
- 2 Oct 2021 1:04 PM GMT
The match has gone into a decider with both teams with 2 games a piece! However, the Asian Games medallist duo have an upperhand here as they have match point!
- 2 Oct 2021 1:01 PM GMT
It's a win for Manav Thakkar and Harmeet Desai!
- 2 Oct 2021 12:46 PM GMT
Good start to Desai/Thakkar as they lead 5-0 against their opponents from Saudi Arabia!
- 2 Oct 2021 12:23 PM GMT
The Taiwanese opponents are tricky and Sutirtha/Ayhika are having to give it their all here. So far the Indian pair lead, 11-9, 12-10 and into the third set, the Taiwanese leads 7-9!