WTT Contender Lasko 2021, LIVE Semi-finals: Manika Batra eyes finals — Scores, Updates, Results, Live blog
Catch all the LIVE table tennis action from Lasko as Manika Batra/Archana Kamath eye Finals and Manika Batra contests quarters.
Welcome to the live blog of The Bridge for the WTT Contender Lasko 2021!
We have two table tennis matches lined up today - Women's Doubles Semi-finals featuring the duo of Manika Batra and Archana Kamath and a Women's Singles Quarter-final clash featuring Manika Batra and Bernadette Szocs.
Follow all LIVE updates here:
- 6 Nov 2021 4:07 PM GMT
The Chinese World No. 11 is going for the rallies and has snatched away the lead to take the first game, 11-7!
- 6 Nov 2021 4:01 PM GMT
Hold on to your seats as Manika Batra is on the hunt to make it to the Finals - she takes on Chinese World No. 11 Wang Yidi! Let's go!!
- 6 Nov 2021 1:09 PM GMT
For the semi-finals, Batra has another Chinese challenge to tame. Wang Yidi, the World No. 11, will be waiting for Manika and the 2018 CWG gold medallist needs to get past her to upgrade and change the colour of her medal!
- 6 Nov 2021 1:07 PM GMT
Playing two matches today - a Women's Doubles and a Women's Singles, both five setters, Manika doesn't show signs of fatigue and packed in solid shots and was in fine shape!
Through to the semis here at Lasko, Manika will play for her ticket to the Finals later in the day. Keep your fingers crossed as the 'Manika Medal Shower' is about to take place!
- 6 Nov 2021 1:05 PM GMT
Manika Batra's form is raging and how! The gold medallist from the 2018 CWG has been brilliant today and now, with this win, she has stormed into the semi-finals and most importantly, has confirmed a bronze medal for India!
- 6 Nov 2021 1:03 PM GMT
Manika Batra overcomes a close contest with Bernadette Szocs and defeats her in five sets, 8-11, 11-4, 11-5, 6-11, 7-11!!
- 6 Nov 2021 1:01 PM GMT
Manika Batra is being beautiful with her shots here - mixing it up with the variety as she leads 8-6!
Szocs is in hot pursuit though!