In table tennis: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021
China’s Chen Meng wins ITTF Women’s World Cup title
Published: November 11, 2020
China’s Chen Meng has been crowned as the winner of the first-ever ITTF Women’s World Cup title. Chen Meng is the world’s No.1 women tennis player at present. She defeated her Chinese compatriot Sun Yingsha by 11-13 11-6 11-9 11-6 11-8 to win the title. After winning the title, Chen said this has given a ..
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Achanta Sharath Kamal wins ITTF Challenger plus Oman Open
Published: March 17, 2020
The 37-year-old Indian paddler Achanta Sharath Kamal recently won the ITTF Challenger plus Oman Open held in Muscat. Sharath Kamal beat top-seeded Portugal’s Marcos Freitas in the final. This was his international title after 2010 when Sharath had bagged at Egypt Open. Sharath is the only Indian paddler to become Senior National Champion for nine times. He ..
Sharath Kamal and Gnanasekaran Sathiyan win silver at ITTF World Tour Hungarian Open
Published: February 26, 2020
Indian men’s doubles pair-Sharath Kamal and Gnanasekaran Sathiyan recently won the silver medal at the ITTF World Tour Hungarian Open, held at Budapest. They lost the hard-fought final match to the German pair of Benedikt Duda and Patrick Franziska. In the semi-finals, the Indian duo has defeated top seeds of Hong Kong. Sharath Kamal had ..
Selena Selvakumar won triple gold at Egypt Junior and Cadet Open Table Tennis Championship 2017
Published: October 16, 2017
Young Indian paddler Selena Selvakumar has won triple gold medal at the Egypt Junior and Cadet Open Table Tennis Championship 2017. In the junior girls’ team event, she won singles and doubles gold medal apart from the team championship gold. Selvakumar remained unbeaten throughout the 2017 ITTF World Junior Circuit event.