India’s highest ranked men’s paddler G Sathiyan remained in contention for a place in the Asian Cup table tennis quarterfinals.
Manika Batra became the first female from the country to break into the top-50.
The Lok Sabha elections are due this year and Delhi has seven parliamentary constituency -- Chandni Chowk, North Delhi, South Delhi, West Delhi, East Delhi, North West Delhi an North East Delhi.
Manika, who is the first Indian woman to win a Commonwealth Games gold and an Asian Games bronze, was also in the running for Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna.
Anannya knocked out the world number 56, Commonwealth 2014 gold medallist and ASIAD mixed doubles bronze medal winner, within 40 minutes in a thrilling 11-4, 5-11, 11-9, 12-10 game.
The honour of sending the CWG champion and mixed doubles bronze medallist of the Jakarta Asiad back home very early went to 18-year-old Anannaya Basak, a recent recruit of Dena Bank.
After the men’s team engineered a sensational take down of Japan in the team quarterfinals to give them a bronze, the mixed doubles pair of A Sharath Kamal and Manika Batra turned the tables.
In the semifinals, Kamal and Batra made life tough for China's Yingsha Sun and Wang Sun before going down 9-11, 5-11, 13-11, 4-11, 8-11.
India defeated Sri Lanka 3-0 in their first match in the women's table tennis competition at the Commonwealth Games