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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.
Sathiyan, who led India to a maiden medal in 60 years with his two wins against Japan in the team event, was not to able to do an encore against Kenta Matsudaira.
Manika, who won four medals at the Commonwealth Games, thrashed Nanthana Komwong 4-0 (11-3 11-7 11-3 11-6) in a lop-sided match in the round of 32.
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.
Despite growing buzz and stellar performances, India paddlers wary of challenges.
Table tennis player Manika Batra had stated that the Indian contingent, comprising 17 players and officials of Indian table tennis team were denied boarding on the Melbourne-bound flight.
Indian table tennis players selected for the Asian Games were in for a shock on Sunday. On their way to the Australian Open, the 17-member contingent, including 10 players, were stopped at New Delhi a
The Indian contingent, comprising 17 players and officials, is scheduled to participate at the ITTF World Tour Australian Open starting tomorrow in Melbourne.
Jitu Rai is experiencing a lack of form of late and he was left out of the Indian shooting team for the upcoming Asian Games.
Dabang Smashers picked up 14 points while conceding only 7 in their 6-1 verdict to jump to the top of the six-team table.
Batra created history in Gold Coast, single-handedly taking India to a maiden team gold before winning a singles gold, another first.
Despite earning accolades for her recent feats in Gold Coast, Manika still feels she has room for improvement, especially on her fitness.