The Table Tennis Federation of India (TTFI) will select a 15-member Para table tennis team to represent India at the Asian Para Table Tennis Championships to be held in China between October 16 and 20.
Abhishek Yadav fought valiantly against world No. 1 and top-seeded Chinese Zhendong Fan before bowing out 2-4 (4-11, 13-11, 13-11, 4-11, 8-11, 7-11) in the semi-final of menís singles event at the second Asian Youth Games here tonight. But with no play-offs, the Indian ensured himself a bronze medal on his maiden appearance at the Games.
Abhishek Yadav, playing a marathon fifth game, defeated Malaysiaís Dunley Foo to enter the semi-finals of the menís singles, thus ensuring himself at least a bronze medal at the ongoing second Asian Youth Games here this morning.
It was a mixed bag for the two-member Indian table tennis team at the second Asian Youth Games here as Abhishek Yadav entered to the quarterfinals in the menís singles to keep Indiaís medal hope in the sport, while it was curtains for Suthirtha Mukherjee, who bowed out in the pre-quarterfinals here this evening.
Continuing their winning ways, Indian juniors claimed all but one title at the ITTF El Salvador Junior and Cadet Open table tennis championships which concluded on Friday night. The Indian paddlers had earlier won both the team titles in the Cadet sections.
Homogenous, undeviating, unfailing or true to type can mean the same thing in any dictionary. Rarely do we use these words together in one sentence to describe a person. But Mouma Das is atypical in this cut-throat world of sports and deserves all these synonyms and more together in a single sentence.
In what turned out to be a pure Indian show, Indiaís junior paddlers won both the Cadet Boys and Cadet Girls team titles in at the El Salvador Junior and Cadet Open Table Tennis championships on Wednesday night.
India celebrated a rare success securing both the U-21 menís singles and U-21 womenís singles titles at the GAC Group 2013 ITTF World Tour Brazil Open at Santos.
Indian paddlers are making their presence felt at the ITTF World Tour Brazil Open being played at Santos as Harmeet Desai entered the Semi finals of the menís singles today. Not to be left behind, both Manika Batra and Ankita Das too made it to the last four in the womenís singles.
All those young paddlers, who performed well in the recent South Asian Junior Table Tennis Championships held last month in Delhi, were deservingly chosen to represent India at the Gautemala Junior and Cadet Open ITTF Global Junior circuit event to be held between August 7 and 10.