In Table Tennis, hosts India completed a clean sweep & claimed all the 7 gold medals at the 21st Commonwealth Championships, which concluded recently in Cuttack. Harmeet Desai and Ayhika Mukherjee won the men’s and women’s singles titles, respectively. Harmeet defeated favourite G. Sathiyan 4-3 in a hard-fought final to claim the men’s singles title. ..
Sanil Shetty: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs
Indian table tennis player Ayhika Mukherjee has won a silver medal in the under-21 women’s singles category of the ITTF Challenge Belgium Open. She lost 1-3 to Korea’s Youjin Kim in the final. In the semifinals, Ayhika had defeated Hong Kong’s Chengzhu Zhu 3-1 to enter the finals. Her compatriots Anthony Amalraj and Sanil Shetty ..
G Sathiyan has become India’s highest- ranked player in the latest International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) rankings. Sathiyan (ranked 49th) surpassed his compatriot the legendary Sharath Kamal (51st). They are followed by Soumyajit Ghosh ranked 58th, Harmeet Desai ranked 60th, Sanil Shetty ranked 68th and Anthony Amalraj ranked 87th. As for the women, Manika Batra ..
Indian Tennis Team will take part in 2012 Euro Africa Circuit, Swedish Open & Brazil Open: Sports Ministry
Sports Ministry approved the participation of Indian Tennis Team in the 2012 Euro Africa Circuit, Swedish Open and Brazil Open tournament. It will be 13 member team that includes: Sharath Kamal, Achanta Kamail, Subhajit Saha, Sanil Shankar Shetty, Mouma Das, Harmeet Rajul Desai, Divya Deshpandey and Monika Batra The Euro Africa Circuit and Swedish Open ..