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Tuesday, August 03, 2021

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Saving grace: Sharath Kamal wins a game against legendary Ma Long

July 27, 2021 12:54 pm

It was always going to be a hard task for Sharath to take on a player with many tags – The Dictator, The Dragon, The Captain, The Greatest Of All Time, and his name translates to ‘horse dragon – and even more accolades.

Tokyo 2020: G Sathiyan makes early exit after loss in second round

July 25, 2021 12:35 pm

Ranked 38 and seeded 26th, Sathiyan had a commanding 3-1 lead but lost four games in a row to lose 3-4 to the 95th ranked Hong Kong player.

Player and fighter

May 14, 2021 8:29 am

Table tennis star Chandrasekar gave back to the game more than what he got from it

Explained: The science behind TT racquets with pimples

April 03, 2021 10:27 am

The long pimples aren’t completely obsolete from the game, but it is now mostly a remnant of a time when craftiness was popular and rewarding.

Paddler Sutirtha Mukherjee charts road to Tokyo from dark alley of ban

April 01, 2021 9:37 am

Sutirtha came from behind to beat India’s highest-ranked woman paddler Manika Batra 4-2 (7-11, 11-7, 11-4, 4-11, 11-5, 11-4) in the Asian qualifiers at Doha, Qatar last week to clinch her Olympic spot.

With the elusive national title conquered, Sathiyan is ready for the Olympic qualifiers

February 24, 2021 8:40 am

G Sathiyan beat veteran Achanta Sharath Kamal to win his first national title. With a new rubber, an improved forehand, serve and fitness-level, he’s now looking to secure an Olympic berth.

G Sathiyan ends long wait for national title with win over veteran Sharath Kamal

February 24, 2021 7:44 am

Sathiyan had rued his missed chances against Sharath in the final at Cuttack a couple of years ago. That win had put Sharath, the current world No. 32, on a high pedestal.

82nd Senior National Table Tennis Championship: Telangana’s Snehit makes his way into semi finals

February 23, 2021 2:53 am

The Telangana paddler started the pre-quarterfinal against Sriram on a slow note as he lost the opening game 8-11.

82nd Senior National Table Tennis Tournament: World no. 32 Sharath eyes his tenth national title

February 20, 2021 3:11 am

Sharath Kamal, who is a Chennai native, will be competing in the championship ahead of 4 international events including Olympics qualifiers in Doha

Durban to host 2023 World Table Tennis Championships

September 29, 2020 5:43 pm

Durban beat 2017 hosts Dusseldorf 90-39 in a vote by members of the ITTF, and becomes the first South African city to stage the event, and the second on the continent after Cairo 81 years ago.