Table tennis: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Poulomi Ghatak: Indian Table Tennis star announced retirement

Poulomi Ghatak, one of the most successful Indian table tennis players, who represented India at various international levels, declared retirement from her tennis career. Who is Poulomi Ghatak? Poulomi Ghatak belongs to the state of West Bengal. She is married to Soumyadeep Roy, a professional table tennis player in India. Her tennis career started in ..

Sharath Kamal and Gnanasekaran Sathiyan win silver at ITTF World Tour Hungarian Open

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 ..

Manav Thakkar becomes first Indian to be ranked World No.1 in U-21 Men’s Singles Category

19-year-old Indian table tennis player Manav Thakkar has jumped nine places to become the world number 1 in the Under-21 Men’s single category rankings released by the International Tennis Tennis Federation (ITTF) on Friday, 3rd January 2020. The updated ranking was released by ITTF on Friday, in which Manav achieved the feat after winning the ..

Dejan Papic appointed as new national coach of Indian table tennis team

Dejan Papic from Canada has been appointed the new national coach of the Indian table tennis team. He accepted the one-year contract that was offered to him by the Sports Authority of India (SAI). He will be paid USD 7000 per month and his contract will be up for renewal after the Tokyo Olympics. The ..

Indian pair of G. Sathiyan and Anthony Amalraj wins bronze at 2019 World Tour Platinum Australian Open

In Table Tennis, the Indian pair of G. Sathiyan and Anthony Amalraj won the bronze at the 2019 World Tour Platinum Australian Open after they went down 12-14, 9-11, 8-11 to top seed Korean pair of Jeoung Youngsik and Lee Sangsu in Geelong near Melbourne on July 13. This was India’s first ever medal in ..