Manika Batra

Manika loses both women's doubles and mixed doubles in Singapore Smash, Indian campaign ends 

Manika and Sathiyan Gnanasekaran lost to Japan's world championships silver medallists duo of Hina Hayata and Tomokazu Harimoto.

published on : 14th March 2023

Paddler Manika Batra's battles expose TTFI, but it remains a family enterprise

In 2022, the Delhi High Court had suspended Table Tennis Federation of India in February and appointed a Committee of Administrators (CoA) to take over its functioning.

published on : 29th January 2023

Paddler Manika Batra reaches career-high 35 in world rankings

She will be in action later this week at the Asian qualification event in Doha for the World Championships.

published on : 3rd January 2023

Sharath, Manika overcome administrative crisis to light up table tennis scene

The start to the year was rather grim as the Delhi High Court suspended the Table Tennis Federation of India (TTFI) after observing a "sorry" state of affairs in the governing body.

published on : 25th December 2022

National Sports Awards: Sharath Kamal bestowed with Khel Ratna, CWG winners among Arjuna Awardees

Sharath Kamal is the second table tennis player after Manika Batra to get the Khel Ratna.

published on : 30th November 2022

Manika Batra bows out in semifinals of Asian Cup TT 

World No.44 Manika had earlier defeated world No.23 Chen Szu-Yu of Chinese Taipei 4-3 in the quarterfinals at the Hua Mak Indoor Stadium.

published on : 19th November 2022

Manika, Sreeja storm into women singles quarters at Commonwealth Games

Batra steamrolled Australian Jee Minhyung 11-4 11-8 11-6 12-10 to book her place in the quarterfinal.

published on : 6th August 2022

CWG: Batra-Sathiyan, Sharath-Sreeja pair advance into table tennis mixed doubles quarterfinals

The duo of Batra and Sathiyan defeated Nigerians Olajide Omotayo and Ajoke Ojomu 11-7 11-6 11-7.

published on : 5th August 2022

Commonwealth Games 2022: Defending champions India out of women's team event in TT

After recording an easy win in a group stage match earlier in the day, the Indian women's team lost to Malaysia in the last-eight stage.

published on : 31st July 2022

Manika Batra-led women paddlers on CWG winning streak, ease past Guyana 3-0

The first to turn up was the pair of Sreeja Akula and Reeth Tennison, which steamrolled Natalie Cummings and Chelsea Edghill 11-5 11-7 11-7 to put India 1-0 ahead.

published on : 30th July 2022

CWG: Manika Batra-led India's women paddlers outclass South Africa 3-0 in opening group tie

The Indian women will take on Fiji in their second group tie later in the day.

published on : 29th July 2022

Table tennis player Diya Chitale, who moved court over her exclusion, included in CWG squad

Manush Shah, who had also filed a writ petition in the Delhi High Court against his non-selection, remains a reserve player with no changes made in the men's squad.

published on : 7th June 2022

INTERVIEW | Manika and myself have exceeded expectations so far, says Sathiyan 

When they decided to partner post the Olympics, they were looking at breaking the top-10 within the first year of the new partnership.

published on : 25th March 2022

Indian campaign ends in Singapore after exit of Manika Batra-Archana Kamath pair

India's campaign in the USD 2 million Singapore Smash came to an end with the quarterfinal exit of Manika Batra and Archana Kamath in the women's doubles.

published on : 15th March 2022

Asian Games table tennis: Sharath Kamal, Manika Batra wins mixed doubles bronze 

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.

published on : 29th August 2018

Commonwealth Games: India beat Sri Lanka in women's Table Tennis

India defeated Sri Lanka 3-0 in their first match in the women's table tennis competition at the Commonwealth Games

published on : 5th April 2018