Manika Batra

Ultimate Table Tennis: Wong Chun Ting, Han Ying top draws in inaugural TT League

Ultimate Table Tennis: Wong Chun Ting, Han Ying top draws in inaugural TT League

The league would be held in Chennai (July 13-20), New Delhi (July 21 to 26) and Mumbai (July 27 to 30).

Jun 05, 2017, 19:47 PM IST
India's Table Tennis head coach Massimo Costantini insists team to adopt aggressive Chinese approach

India's Table Tennis head coach Massimo Costantini insists team to adopt aggressive Chinese approach

With top of the priority list is the 2018 Commonwealth Games, he wants the squad to put up a much improved show than Glasgow.

Feb 05, 2017, 13:28 PM IST
Rio Olympics 2016: How India performed on Day 1 of biggest sporting extravaganza

Rio Olympics 2016: How India performed on Day 1 of biggest sporting extravaganza

Jitu Rai's failure summed up India's sagging fortunes at the world greatest sporting spectacle.

Aug 07, 2016, 08:08 AM IST
2016 Rio Olympics: Indian campaign in TT ends with all 1st round defeats on Day 1

2016 Rio Olympics: Indian campaign in TT ends with all 1st round defeats on Day 1

Interestingly, the cumulative duration of India's Olympic TT journey was 139 minutes (2 hrs and 19 minutes).

Aug 07, 2016, 05:13 AM IST
2016 Summer Olympics: Soumyajit Ghosh, Manika Batra book their Rio berths

2016 Summer Olympics: Soumyajit Ghosh, Manika Batra book their Rio berths

With no other country from the region participating in the South Asian Zone qualification event, the competition was restricted to the Indian paddlers alone.

Apr 14, 2016, 16:35 PM IST
India win two golds in World TT team championship

India win two golds in World TT team championship

India had sealed their entry in the Champions Division on Friday after reaching the finals.

Mar 05, 2016, 18:48 PM IST
2016 World Table Tennis Championships: Indians enter final, qualify for champions division

2016 World Table Tennis Championships: Indians enter final, qualify for champions division

Both men's and women's teamsmade history by entering the finals of second division of the World Championships.

Mar 05, 2016, 00:01 AM IST
World Table Tennis Championships: Indian men blank Vietnam; women triumph 3-0 over Columbia

World Table Tennis Championships: Indian men blank Vietnam; women triumph 3-0 over Columbia

There are 24 teams in the Second Division divided into four groups of six teams each in both sections.

Feb 28, 2016, 23:58 PM IST
Soumyajit Ghosh, Manika Batra secure Inter-Institutional TT titles

Soumyajit Ghosh, Manika Batra secure Inter-Institutional TT titles

National champion Soumyajit Ghosh stamped his authority, though with a bit of struggle, to beat his PSPB colleague Harmeet Desai 4-2 to win the men's singles final in the Inter-Institutional Table Tennis Championships at the Thyagraj Stadium here on Sunday.

Aug 02, 2015, 19:17 PM IST
Indians suffer defeats in Asian Games table tennis

Indians suffer defeats in Asian Games table tennis

India's table tennis players had a bad outing with the likes of Soumyajit Ghosh and Manika Batra bowing out of the 17th Asian Games after suffering defeats in the men and women's singles round of 16 matches, respectively, here on Thursday.

Oct 02, 2014, 11:04 AM IST
Asian Games: Tough task for Indian paddlers

Asian Games: Tough task for Indian paddlers

For Indian table tennis, Asian-level tournaments have never been easy and, going by the past records, the current form of the players and the level of competition they will face at the upcoming Asian Games starting here Friday, things will not be any different this time as well.

Sep 18, 2014, 21:57 PM IST

Commonwealth Games: Manika Batra lone Indian to reach women`s singles quarters

Rising Indian table tennis player Manika Batra fought her way into the women`s singles quarterfinals while top paddler Sharath Kamal entered the quarterfinals of men`s doubles and mixed doubles at the Commonwealth Games here on Thursday.

Jul 31, 2014, 20:57 PM IST

Commonwealth Games: Singapore in final despite first loss in 12 years

Singapore`s women will face Malaysia in the final of the team table tennis at the Commonwealth Games despite losing a match for the first time since 2002.

Jul 27, 2014, 10:53 AM IST

Commonwealth Games: Indian paddlers start campaign on winning note

Indian men and women`s table tennis team made an impressive start at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games, posting two convincing wins each on the opening day of competitions here on Thursday.

Jul 25, 2014, 09:04 AM IST

Indians record second straight win in World TT

Indian men outplayed Australia while the women fought hard to beat Nigeria on day two of the World Team Table Tennis Championships here on Tuesday.

Apr 29, 2014, 18:24 PM IST

North Zone TT: Manika bags a double, Sanil wins men’s crown

Third seed Sanil Shetty defeated Sourav Saha 4-0 in the men’s singles final while Manika Batra made the Vatika North Zone National Ranking Table Tennis Championships a memorable one to win a grand double at the Hansraj Model School hall here Wednesday.

Dec 18, 2013, 19:23 PM IST

Indian girls finish ninth in World Junior Table Tennis

The Indian girls team finished ninth after beating Croatia 3-2 in the classification match at the 2013 World Junior Table Tennis Championships here Wednesday.

Dec 04, 2013, 18:36 PM IST

Manika, Grover in main draw of World Junior TT

Manika Batra and Sudhanshu Grover have got a direct entry in the singles event of the World Junior Table Tennis Championships to be held in Moroccan capital Rabat from Dec 1-8.

Nov 29, 2013, 21:05 PM IST

Soumyajit, Manika win titles in Brazil Open

India celebrated a rare moment of success in international table tennis as Soumyajit Ghosh clinched the Under 21 men`s title while Manika Batra bagged the Under 21 women`s trophy at the GAC Group 2013 ITTF World Tour Brazil Open at Santos.

Aug 11, 2013, 13:01 PM IST

Indian team for South Asian Junior TT Championships announced

Paddler Manika Batra will lead the Indian girls team in the South Asian Junior Table Tennis Championships while boys` challenge will be spearheaded by national champion Abhishek Yadav in the regional tournament to be played here from July 20-22.

Jul 17, 2013, 17:23 PM IST