Posts in tag

mixed doubles


SINGAPORE — They’ve been an on-and-off combination since the 2019 Austrian Open, but Fan Zhendong and Wang Chuqin’s men’s doubles partnership hasn’t really taken off. At the World Table Tennis Championships last November, they were eliminated in the quarter-finals. That all changed in the US$2m (S$2.71m) World Table Tennis (WTT) Grand Smash, when they claimed …

SINGAPORE – Singapore is proving to be a happy hunting ground for Chinese paddler Sun Yingsha, who won two events here in 2019 and 2021 – the women’s singles at the T2 Diamond Cup and Table Tennis World Cup finals (WTT) respectively. And the new world No. 1 is intent on winning again here as …

SINGAPORE – The World Table Tennis (WTT) Grand Smash from March 7-20 is the first sporting event in Singapore to be hit by the fallout from Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, as 15 players who were supposed to feature weren’t will not appear at the price of US$2. million (S$2.72 million). Following a recommendation from the …

The last week of February was action-packed for some of India’s greatest champions, such as Mirabai Chanu, Vinesh Phogat and Bajrang Punia returning to the international stage after the Tokyo Olympics. In preparation for the upcoming Commonwealth Games and Asian Games, Mirabai and Vinesh will be looking to adjust to their new weight classes. Wrestling …

The table tennis ace tandem of Manika Batra and Sathiyan Gnanasekaran have made history by becoming the highest ranked Indian mixed doubles duo at world No.10 in the recently announced ITTF World Rankings. The duo became the first Indian duo to reach No. 10 in the world in mixed doubles. Manika Batra and Sathiyan Gnanasekaran …

Olympic freestyle skier Eileen Gu during a Dew Tour Copper Mountain, Colorado event on December 18, 2021.James Stukenberg/New York Times News Service World champion skier Eileen Gu made her Olympic debut on Monday in the women’s big air qualifying round. Ms Gu is favorite to win at least one, possibly three, gold medals at the …

BEIJING: The strained relations between the governments of China and the United States in the run-up to the Winter Olympics were not reflected on the Beijing curling rink where the camaraderie was much warmer than the ice under the feet. After the United States beat China 7-5 in the mixed doubles round robin on Saturday, …

*By Therese Tu Local player Cheong Chi Cheng failed to defeat world number one Fan Zhendong 0-3 (11-9, 11-9, 11-6), in the first men’s singles match tonight (Wednesday) at the WTT Champions Macau 2021 Chinese Stars (WTT Macau 2021). This year’s championship is a showcase without world ranking points, featuring a star-studded team from mainland …

Jamaican teenager, Tsenaye Lewis competed in seven categories of the Carmel Barrau Open Tournament at the Broward Table Tennis Club (BTTC) held from December 10-12 in Florida, USA, finishing first in two categories and third in two . Batting in 29 matches, she has 22 wins against 20 male and two female players who hold …

For Kanak Jha, playing with one of the best table tennis players in the world was a memorable experience. Jha, America’s top male player, said his recent mixed doubles duet with China’s Wang Manyu – the women’s singles world champion – is something he won’t forget. “It’s really exciting to play with the Chinese national …

The World Table Tennis Tournament (WTT), which kicked off last year, will return to Macau with the WTT Champions Macau 2021 China Stars event, organizers said at a press conference at the Banyan Tree Hotel on Tuesday. . The event – dubbed one of last year’s most successful sporting events for its world debut – …

Beijing, December 21 (IANS) Reigning Olympic champion Ma Long will be one of seven Chinese Olympians competing in the upcoming 2021 WTT Macao China Championship. Originally slated to be one of the most important events of the 2021 WTT series, the tournament will kick off at the Tap Seac multisport pavilion in Macau from January …

FREMONT, California, December 13, 2021 / PRNewswire / – In Historic Landmark for the Country, Table Tennis America’s Own Lily zhang won in the United States a bronze medal in the mixed doubles category of the finals of the 2021 World Table Tennis Championships held in Houston. Zhang, 25, has the distinction of being the …

Closing a brilliant run at the 2021 World Junior Table Tennis Championships, Indian table tennis stars led by U-15 World No.3 Suhana Saini and U-17 World No.2 Payas Jain outdid themselves in the prestigious Portuguese event. While Rohtak’s Suhana Saini took home a treble by winning three bronze medals in the women’s team, doubles and …

SINGAPORE – National junior paddlers Izaac Quek and Ser Lin Qian won three bronze medals at the ITTF World Junior Championships from December 2-8. Wednesday, December 8, Izaac, world number 3 under 15 for boys, lost 4-0 (11-8, 12-10, 12-10, 11-8) against the Japanese Sora Matsushima in singles at boys under 15. semi-final in Portugal …

Senura Silva and Muthumali Priyadharshani emerged as male and female champions in the 74th National Senior Table Tennis Championship which ended at the Bandaragama Indoor Sports Complex on Sunday. Senura, 16, of Ananda College, won the national junior title last week and again put on a strong performance to beat Vidyartha Kandy’s Krishan Wickramaratne to …

American player Kanak Jha reached the men’s singles quarter-finals, a first for the United States since 1959 Houston: Table tennis fans in Houston had the opportunity to see and cheer on the sport’s top table tennis players at the World Table Tennis Championships at the George Brown Convention Center in Houston fromFrom 23 to 29 …

Jang Woo-jin and Lim Jong-hoon will advance to the final of the Table Tennis World Championship for the first time as South Korean players. World No.16-ranked South Korean team Jang and Lim beat Japanese team Yukiya Uda and Shunsuke Togami 3-1 in the men’s doubles semi-final of the World Table Tennis Championship at Huston Monday. …

(LR) Lin Gaoyuan (China) and Lily Zhang take on Emmanuel Lebesson and Jia Nan Yuan (France) in the mixed doubles quarter-finals at the 2021 ITTF World Table Tennis Championships on November 27, 2021 in Houston. Fifty years after the United States and China embarked on what has become “ping-pong diplomacy,” table tennis players from the …

JUDO Taiwanese wins in United Arab Emirates Taiwanese judoka Yang Yung-wei won his first Grand Slam title on Friday, beating Russia’s Ramazan Abdulaev in the men’s under 60 kg judo final in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE). With just seconds left on the clock, Yang, 24, used a quick throw to tackle his opponent …

Africa’s oldest table tennis tournament, the annual Asoju Oba Molade Okoya-Thomas Cup kicks off on December 1 in the indoor hall of Teslim Balogun Stadium in Lagos. The tournament which has continuously produced talent for the country will have female players competing in nine events this year with Bose Odusanya aiming to surpass her record …

The U.S. and Chinese national table tennis teams hosted a joint practice Monday night at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, United States. Photo: CFP Qin Gang, Chinese Ambassador to the United States, delivered a speech on Tuesday at the commemoration of the 50th anniversary of ping-pong diplomacy between China and the United …

SINGAPORE – Feng Tianwei, Singapore’s most medalist Olympian with one silver and two bronze, hinted she may not yet be hanging up her bat as she heads out to the World Table Tennis Championships November 23-29 in Houston, USA. In August, the 35-year-old told the Straits Times that Tokyo 2020 would be her fourth and …

Workouts in full swing for Indian ace paddler Sathiyan Gnanasekaran ahead of the 2021 ITTF World Table Tennis Championships. Gnanasekaran recently traded hits with Olympic medalist and world number 6 Lin Yun-ju in Düsseldorf, Germany. Gnanasekaran has been on a roll in recent months and hopes to build on that momentum in the upcoming finals …

With Nigeria dominating all seven events of the second ITTF West Africa Region Championships, Nigeria Table Tennis Federation president Ishaku Tikon believes the federation would consolidate that feat. For four days, players from Nigeria, Ghana, Republic of Benin, Togo, Liberia and Ivory Coast participated in the tournament. Nigeria won all the top medals in singles …

Lisa Jenkins step forward in the pickleball field, keeping your eyes on the bright yellow ball drifting over the net. His paddle meets the ball and Jenkins sends it back to the other team. Snap! Jenkins and his doubles partner, Clark johnson, and their two opponents embark on a long rally—snap! Snap! Snap! Eventually, they …

Top Indian paddlers Achanta Sharath Kamal, Sathiyan Gnanasekaran, Manika Batra, Harmeet Desai and Manav Thakkar will be in action at the WTT Contender table tennis tournament in Tunis from October 27. Achanta Sharath Kamal is the top ranked Indian table tennis player in the world at 32nd place while Sathiyan is ranked at 37th place …

Youth prevailed over the experience when 16-year-old Chinese Shang Juncheng, the world’s No.1 junior player, beat No.3 Ricardo Rodriguez, a 28-year-old touring veteran of Venezuela, for s ‘Snatch Mardy Fish Children’s $ 15,000 Foundation Championship Tennis Title with a 7-6 (6), 6-4 win on Sunday. The victory at Boulevard Tennis Club in Vero Beach marks …

The “younger” girls from TRINIDAD and Tobago were edged out in the first round of the doubles when the Pan American Under-11 and Under-13 Table Tennis Championships continued yesterday in Ecuador. After being knocked out in the Under-13 singles the day before, Chloe Fraser and Jordan Thong were edged 13-11, 10-12, 11-8, 6-11, 11-2 by …

CHLOE FRASER is one of four players who will represent Trinidad and Tobago at the Pan American Under-11 and Under-13 Table Tennis Championships starting Monday in Ecuador. The former national Under-11 and 13-year-old champion will travel on Sunday with coach Aleena Edwards and teammates Jordan Thong, Malik Gopaul and Jonathan Cottay. The four T&T players …

Showing a blazing upward curve for the past three years, table tennis in India has been a revelation. While Indian paddlers weren’t taken seriously on the world table tennis circuit, things have changed dramatically since the 2018 Commonwealth Games which virtually changed the narrative thanks to Manika Batra, Sharath Kamal and Sathiyan Gnanasekaran. As torchbearers …

SINGAPORE – The men’s national table tennis team has been crowned co-champion with Kazakhstan in the second tier of the Asian Table Tennis Championships in Qatar, Doha. Both teams were scheduled to play in the final on Friday (October 1), but the match was called off because the two teams met the day before in …

The Indian pair of Manav Thakkar and Archana Kamath advanced to the round of 16 in mixed doubles at the 2021 Asian Table Tennis Championships in Doha, Qatar, after overtaking the Mangolian team of Ser-Od Gankhuyag and Undram Munkhbat. India is assured of a medal in the men’s team event. Continuing their fine form, Indians …

India made history by winning a medal for the first time at the 25th Asian Table Tennis Championships at Lusail Sports Arena in Doha, Qatar, when their men’s team entered the semi-finals on Wednesday. The Indians, seeded fourth in the absence of defending champions China, went straight to the quarter-finals and beat Iran 3-1. Three-time …

SINGAPORE – With a new team flying the flag at the Asian Table Tennis Championships in Doha, Qatar, the Singapore women had a decent fight against a higher-ranked South Korea in the semi-finals on Thursday (September 30) ahead to bow to 3-0. The result saw the National Women’s Team retain their bronze medal from the …

George Chan (right) and his doubles partner Nenad Bach (left) won gold in men’s doubles at the Parkinson World Table Tennis Championships in Berlin The Parkinson’s National Table Tennis Championships were held in St Neots last month, where George entered the toughest category and in a series of grueling matches, beat the tournament favorite to …

Do you remember the tearful apology from the Chinese mixed doubles table tennis team for winning a silver medal at the Tokyo Olympics? Liu Shiwen and Xu Xin’s duo have publicly apologized to the nation for not winning the gold medal after losing the final to their Japanese counterparts. They did it because for the …

Indian paddlers have never been so good in the Asian Table Tennis Championships and are ready to finish their best in the team events for the first time. On Wednesday, the male paddlers led by Sharath Kamal passed Iran 4-1 in the quarter-finals at Lusail Multipurpose Hall, Doha in Qatar on Wednesday evening. On Friday, …

Table tennis in India may have seen an upward growth in its curve, but in its efforts to take the graph higher, it has also landed in messy territory, with star players like Manika Batra being at odds with Indian Table Tennis Federation (TTFI). In the throes of controversy and horrific court battles, table tennis …

After a half-hearted outing of Indian table tennis players at the WTT Star Contender in Doha where mainly Archana Kamath and Sreeja Akula shone, Indian paddlers will set their sights on the biennial continental event – the 2021 Asian Table Tennis Championships which will also take place in the same city. Beginning on September 28 …

Japanese Togami and Hayata win mixed doubles title at Lusail Sep 25, 2021 – 8:39 AM Shunsuke Togami and Hina Hayata of Japan pose with the champion’s trophies after winning the mixed doubles title at Lusail Sports Arena yesterday. Doha: The Japanese Shunsuke Togami and Hina Hayata yesterday won the first trophy of the WTT …

Future Indian table tennis player Payas Jain is in the shape of his life. After winning gold at the WTT Youth Contender in Slovenia last week, the Delhi-based table tennis player took home his second gold medal in trotting, beating Belgium’s Tom Closset 3-1 (7-11 , 11-4, 11 -4, 15-13) in the final category U-17 …

Indian paddler Sathiyan Gnanasekaran will lead the charge of India to Star competitor of the WTT Doha 2021. The WTT Star Contender tournament will take place on Monday at the Lusail Sports Arena in Doha. The Indian camp will see G Sathiyan and Harmeet Desai in the men’s singles main draw, while Anthony Amalraj and …

XI’AN, Sept. 19 (Xinhua) – From the first edition in 1959 to the 14th in 2021, the National Games of China, the country’s largest multi-sport event, witnessed the meteoric development of the sports industry in China over the years. . Here are a few things you may not know about the National Games. EPIDEMIOLOGIST RECOGNIZED …

Indian table tennis players Siddhesh Pande, Mudit Dani, Fidel R Snehit and Sudhanshu Grover won bronze medals in men’s doubles at the ITTF Kazakhstan International Open on Sunday. Pande and Dani teamed up while Fidel R Snehit and Sudhanshu Grover played side by side. Both pairs looked unstoppable and put in a commendable performance throughout …

Indian table tennis star Manika Batra made a shocking revelation and alleged that national coach Soumyadeep Roy asked him to “concede a game” on purpose in the Tokyo Olympics qualifiers in March. She added that this was the main reason she refused to ask him for help during her Olympics. As the blame game continues, …

New Delhi: Paddler ace Manika Batra is not part of the Indian squad for the Asian Table Tennis Championships to be held in Doha from September 28 to October 5. TTFI has decided to make a policy change to the rules and regulations of the national camp and to make them mandatory for all national …

With G. Sathiyan expressing his willingness to participate in the national camp in Sonepat for the Asian table tennis championships in Doha scheduled for September 28 to October 5, there remained a slight possibility that his mixed doubles partner Manika Batra would reconsider his decision. But it looks like it won’t. It is highly unlikely …

Sam Walker. Walker and Swedish partner Truls Moregard rose to the top seeds at the Czech Open in Olomouc, beating French duo Leo de Nodrest and Lilian Bardet 3-2 (10-12, 11-8, 11-7 , 7-11, 11-7). Walker had only become the third English player to reach a Tour final and, although this event is a lower …

Top paddler Sharath Kamal believes India has a good chance of winning a medal, for the first time, at the Asian Table Tennis Championship in Doha from September 28. Table tennis powerhouse China have pulled out of the tournament as they face their National Games. Chinese paddlers will not have time to quarantine themselves in …

India’s S. Snehit claimed a huge victory over England’s Samuel Walker in six games in a men’s singles first round match of the Czech Open International table tennis tournament on Monday. Snehit, ranked 415 in the world, defeated the Briton, ranked 96 at 5-11, 3-11, 11-4, 12-10, 11-4, 11-8 to advance to the pre-quarter-finals. Earlier, …

When India’s star paddler Manika Batra referred to Soumyadeep Roy, India’s national coach, as “Sutirtha Mukherjee’s personal trainer” in a media interview during the Tokyo Olympics, it created ripples, forcing the Indian Table Tennis Federation (TTFI) to issue a show cause notice in Manika. However, Roy, a former national men’s singles champion, remains unfazed. “Why …

G. Sathiyan and Manika Batra have decided to meet in mixed doubles with the aim of bringing laurels to Indian table tennis at the Olympic Games in Paris in 2024. The duo will begin their second stint with the Hungarian Open of the week next, the first World Tour event in the new Olympic cycle. …

“I’m sorry for all of you,” said Liu Shiwen, a Chinese table tennis player who, along with her teammate, lost to the Japanese team in the mixed doubles competition at the Tokyo Olympics. She tearfully apologized after losing the game, adding: “I feel like I failed with the team.” Liu is not the only Chinese …

Many world records were broken at the Tokyo Games (in part thanks to a very fast track) and a number of new sports and variations were introduced. But beyond the more obvious first (yes, the pandemic Olympics), there was a dizzying array of other achievements and milestones. Japanese premieres Team Japan had high hopes for …

TOKYO, Aug. 8 (Reuters) – From individual events to team events, Chinese table tennis paddlers have proven why they are world champions by dominating the Olympic stage with four gold medals in Tokyo. World number one Chen Meng led the way in keeping China’s perfect record intact by winning all women’s singles gold medals in …

South Korean Woo Haram competes in the men’s 3m springboard diving final at the Tokyo Olympics at the Tokyo Aquatic Center in Tokyo on Tuesday. (Yonhap) TOKYO – Woo Haram achieved the best Olympic performance for a South Korean diver when he placed fourth in the 3m springboard final on Tuesday. Could an Olympic medal …

The first sport climbing medals are ready to be presented as karate makes its long-awaited Olympic debut as Tokyo 2020 nears the home stretch. Here are the key events to watch for on Day 13. If you’re wondering where to watch the action in Japan, check out your local TV shows or use this handy …

In my humble opinion as a four-year-old fan and occasional spectator, the Tokyo 2020 Olympics didn’t get much better than this: Do you see these beautiful exchanges? Graceful but aggressive paddle attacks? The great reach and agile reflexes of the players? The range of positions and directions these superstars are heading in, all in pursuit …

TOKYO, Aug 03 (Yonhap) – Young table tennis player Shin Yu-bin tearfully bid farewell to her first Olympics on Tuesday after South Korea eliminated from the women’s team event in Tokyo. South Korea lost to Germany 3-2 in the quarterfinals of the team competition at the Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium in the Japanese capital on Tuesday. …

Taiwan’s women’s table tennis team escaped the quarter-finals yesterday after Japan beat them 3-0. The World No.3 pair of Cheng Hsien-tzu and Chen Szu-yu failed to defeat the World No.1 Japanese pair of Miu Hirano and Kasumi Ishikawa, who beat the Taiwanese 11-8, 11-6, 11-5 in just 24 minutes of play. It was a sad …

The Japanese picked up a comfortable 3-0 victory over Taiwan to advance to the team table tennis semifinals at the Tokyo Olympics on Monday, ending a triumphant day for the host nation’s paddlers. Mima Ito, Kasumi Ishikawa and Miu Hirano combined to beat Cheng Hsien-tzu, Chen Szu-yu and Cheng I-ching, reserving their places in the …

“Small” Japan. “Traitor” Taiwan. Chinese nationalists are upset about missing Olympic gold from their neighbors. In millennia, the Olympics were a time of truce. Modern participants are committed to building “a peaceful and better world through sport”. But the games have become a showcase of national pride – from the size of its fireworks to …

TOKYO (Reuters) – Jun Mizutani, who has become a target of cyberbullying after winning Japan’s first Olympic gold in table tennis, said on Monday he would fight online abuse. The 32-year-old paddler and Mima Ito wowed the world in an epic battle in the mixed doubles final last week, narrowly beating long-invincible Chinese pair Xu …

TOKYO (Reuters) – The Japanese men’s table tennis trio of Jun Mizutani, Koki Niwa and Tomokazu Harimoto won against Australians Hu Heming, Yan Xin and David Powell 3-0 in the first round of Monday’s team event , paving the way for the host country to advance to the quarter-finals. Olympic mixed doubles gold medalist Mizutani …

Editor-in-chief, with Reuters, TOKYO Taiwan’s men’s table tennis team beat Croatia 3-0 yesterday to secure a place in the quarter-finals. Olympic veterans Chuang Chih-yuan and Chen Chien-an led the team to a strong start in the doubles match, beating Croats Frane Tomislav Kojic and Andrej Gacina 3-2. Lin Yun-ju, Olympic mixed doubles bronze medalist from …

Taiwan won three medals at the Tokyo Olympics on Sunday, including silver in badminton, silver on pommel horse and bronze in golf. After her unsuccessful campaign at the London 2012 Games and the Rio 2016 Olympics, world No. 1 badminton player Tai Tzu-ying (戴 資 穎) finally won her first Olympic medal in Tokyo, a …

From left to right, Japan’s Mima Ito, Miu Hirano and Kasumi Ishikawa smile after winning the round of 16 in women’s team table tennis against Hungary at the 2020 Summer Olympics on August 1, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. (AP Photo / Kin Cheung) TOKYO (Kyodo) – Mixed doubles champion Mima Ito defeated Dora Madarasz as …

From left to right, the American Caeleb Dressel, the Brazilian Bruno Fratus, the Briton Benjamin Proud and the Italian Lorenzo Zazzeri swim the final of the 50 meters freestyle on Sunday August 1st. Dressel took the victory with an Olympic record of 21.07 seconds. (Clive Rose / Getty Images) The swimming events wrapped up in …

TOKYO (AP) – Novak Djokovic let out a cry as if he had just won one of his 20 Grand Slam singles titles. Turning to the somewhat less glamorous mixed doubles competition at the Tokyo Olympics, Serbian partner Nina Stojanovic burst out laughing at Djokovic’s overreaction after serving a first round victory over Brazilian pair …

The leading Chinese table tennis team changed their roster on Sunday at the kick-off of the Olympic team event, as Liu Shiwen withdrew after suffering a recurring elbow injury at the Tokyo Olympics 2020. China’s P card holder Wang Manyu replaced Liu. According to the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF), each team is eligible to …

Chinese social media users have unleashed a new wave of hostility against Japanese athletes over the past week after China suffered two high-profile losses to the Olympic hosts at events they have traditionally dominated. The judges were accused of bias and the Japanese team mocked epithets such as “little Japan”, a derogatory label popular in …

TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year’s delay because of the coronavirus pandemic: ___ The U.S. women’s volleyball team won its third straight match at the Olympics and is assured of a spot in the quarterfinals. The Americans beat Turkey 25-19, 25-20, 17-25, …

NANTICOKE – The air was filled with the signature sound of the ball hitting the paddle as the Keystone States Games table tennis tournament provided fast-paced action and big drama at the Nanticoke Table Tennis Club on Saturday. Jack Livingston, the club manager, said the club has been open since the early 2000s, and the …

Here’s what you need to know: Megan Rapinoe stood in triumph after her winning kick in the penalty shootout.Credit…Doug Mills/The New York Times YOKOHAMA, Japan — The United States women’s soccer team beat the Netherlands in a penalty shootout on Friday to advance to the semifinals of the Tokyo Olympics, leaning on its veterans to …

Ahead of the Tokyo Olympics, the International Olympic Committee revised its motto: “Faster, Higher, Stronger – Together”. But this call for unity fell flat for many on the Chinese internet. Anti-Japanese sentiments on Chinese social media platforms, particularly on the microblogging site Weibo, have increased as athletes from the two countries compete against each other …

The Tokyo Olympics are underway and NBC Sports has you covered with the daily schedule including TV channel information, event highlights, start times, dates, new sports at the Tokyo Games and more. For a full streaming schedule and to see what Olympic events are live now, check out the NBC Olympics live schedule page. RELATED: Learn …

TOKYO (AP) – For the fourth consecutive Olympics, the Chinese won gold and silver in table tennis singles. Ma Long defended his Olympic title on Friday by beating his teammate and highest ranked player Fan Zhendong 11-4, 10-12, 11-8, 11-9, 3-11, 11-7. The match was filled with extraordinary rallies that often grew in intensity as …

Photo: VCG Chaos in the controversial men’s gymnastics all-around set in after Chinese gymnast Xiao Ruoteng, who lost to Japan’s Daiki Hashimoto over alleged “jury favoritism,” posted on social media on Thursday for thank people for their support but ask supporters to be rational and not to attack other athletes. Many Xiao fans felt cheated …

Daiki Hashimoto of Japan celebrates after winning the gold medal in the gymnastics all-around final on July 28. Natacha Pisarenko / AP A version of this story appeared in CNN’s Meanwhile in China newsletter, a thrice-weekly update exploring what you need to know about the country’s rise and its impact on the world. Register here. …