Chennai, August 16: Time-outs is a double-edged weapon. It can make or break one’s confidence. But national and Institutional champion Soumyajit Ghosh, with his second service intact, took time out at 9-8 and it did wonders. He served to go 10-8 and finished the men’s singles final soon after when his opponent Harmeet Desai served to add more silverware to his collection at the National Ranking (South Zone) Table Tennis Championships here at the Jawaharlal Nehru m
Chennai: Registration of players in any major tournament, more so in a national ranking event, is a headache. After all, the players come from different nooks and corners of the country and participation for them is a must. But they can’t do so without getting their names registered and back numbers in hand. There are cases where the same player or players may have entered to play in more categories than one as the lower age players are eligible for participation in hig
Chennai, August 15: It was first year, first show box-office hits for both Ronit Bhanja of West Bengal and Airports Authority of India’s Archana Kamath Girish as they demolished their opponents in the Junior Boys and Junior Girls finals, respectively, to wear the crowns today.
On a qualifiers’ day out at the ongoing National Ranking (South Zone) Table Tennis Championships here at the Jawaharlal Nehru multi-purpose Indoor Stadium, Ronit beat
Chennai, August 14: Top-seeded Manav Thakkar of PSPB Academy showed no mercy to qualifier Jignesh Rahatwal as he disposed of the Maharashtra B boy 3-0 to move into the Junior Boys quarterfinals, but it was a real setback for the No. 1 seed Shruti Amrute of Maharashtra A, who bowed out to Shailu Noorbasha of Andhra Pradesh, losing 1-3 in the round of 32 at the ongoing National Ranking (South Zone) Table Tennis Championships here at the Jawaharlal Nehru multi-purpose Indoor Sta
Chennai, August 13: It was a fresh day at office for some of the West and North Bengal players who, after serving a year-long ban, returned to action at the ongoing National Ranking (South Zone) Table Tennis Championships here at the Jawaharlal Nehru multi-purpose Indoor Stadium.
Three from West Bengal-Jeet Chandra, Ronit Bhanja and Anirban Ghosh-and two from North Bengal-Akash Nath and Subhajit Malakar-have put their past behind and performed well to q