Top-seeded Ding Ning of China battled back from an injury scare to regain her world championship crown by beating second-seeded compatriot Liu Shiwen 7-11, 15-13, 11-7, 11-9, 9-11, 4-11, 11-8 in a dramatic women`s singles final on Saturday.
World No.4 Fan Zhengdong of China showed few signs of vulnerability when he sent German veteran Timo Boll crashing out of the men's singles quarter-finals at the World Table Tennis Championships here on Saturday.
Xu Xin and Feng Tianwei bagged the men's and women's singles title at the 28th Asian Cup table tennis tournament, beating their famed opponents in two high-quality finals at the Sawai Mansingh Indoor Stadium here on Sunday.
Sharath Kamal will at least finish sixth in the 28th Asian Cup table tennis tournament after he finally found a way to beat nemesis and world no.15 Gao Ning at the Sawai Mansingh Indoor Stadium here on Saturday.
Top Indian paddler Achanta Sharath Kamal has been placed in a tough group along with world number three Fan Zhendong of China in the men's singles draw of the 28th Asian Cup Table Tennis tournament which begins at the Sawai Man Singh Indoor Stadium here on Friday.
Top Indian paddler Achanta Sharath Kamal, the country's best hope in the Asian Cup Table Tennis Championship which will be held here from March 13 to 15, feels that heat in the pink city will be a crucial factor in the performance of players taking part in the tournament.