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Manika Batra


TTFI recommends Manika Batra for Khel Ratna, three others for Arjuna Awards

June 02, 2020 5:39 pm

The federation has recommended veteran Madhurika Patkar, Manav Thakkar and Suthirtha Mukherjee for the Arjuna Award.

Manika Batra stuns World No. 26; G Sathiyan too wins at Hungarian Open

February 21, 2020 9:35 pm

While Manika Batra, ranked 67th, edged out Chen Szu-Yu 4-3, Gnanasekaran Sathiyan also made it to the pre-quarter-finals with a 4-0 against Noshad Alamiyan in men's singles.

Turning the tables: Another four-year wait for first ever Olympic spot in women's TT

January 26, 2020 11:12 am

Lower-ranked France deny Indian women’s TT team Olympic berth; Individual quota places still up for grabs.

Tokyo qualifiers: Men, women paddlers fail to book place on Olympic table

January 25, 2020 10:16 am

The Indian women’s team, seeded 17th defied all odds when they stretched the fifth seeded Romania to the final rubber of the best-of-five tie, only for Manika Batra to stumble at the final hurdle. A few hours later, the fifth seeded Indian men’s team were unexpectedly beaten 3-1 by Slovenia.

Indian men, women TT teams disappoint in Olympic qualifier

January 24, 2020 9:50 pm

Indian men and women failed to deliver as they went down to Slovenia and Romania respectively in the pre-quarterfinals of the Olympic qualifying team event.

Results prove parting ways with childhood coach was right decision, says Manika Batra

November 06, 2019 4:21 pm

The 24-year-old knew "people" will make a "big deal" out of her decision to part ways with Gupta, who was bestowed with the Dronacharya Award in August, but she felt the call was needed to improve her game.

Geeta Phogat, Mary Kom delete identical tweets after Twitter rap

October 28, 2019 10:39 pm

Geeta Phogat on Sunday not only deleted her tweet but rewrote the message thanking Prime Minister Narendra Modi for ëmpowering women this Diwali". 

Sharath Kamal, Manika Batra to lead 10-member Indian team in Asian TT Championships

September 14, 2019 2:40 pm

The 10-member squad, comprising five men and as many women paddlers, reached Yogyakarta on Saturday for Asian TT Championships following a 10-day preparatory camp at Chengdu, China.

India begin Commonwealth Table Tennis Championships on a bright note

July 17, 2019 8:39 pm

The domination of Indian paddlers was such that they lost just two games -- one by Achanta Sharath Kamal against Singapore's Zheyu Clarence Chew in the men's event and another by Ayhika Mukherjee against Chamathsara Fernando of Sri Lanka in the women's category.

Ultimate Tennis League 2019: Chennai Lions pick Sharath Kamal; Kolkata go for Manika Batra

June 13, 2019 6:21 pm

Top paddler Manika Batra was chosen by RP-SG Mavericks Kolkata, who also, in the end, opted for Sanil Shetty.