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Tokyo Olympics: Sharath Kamal`s run comes to an end after losing to Ma LongKamal was put on the backfoot in Game 1, losing it 7-11 and, and he was left with all to do in the following games. However, Kamal showed his experience and staged a comeback, winning Game 2
Tokyo Olympics: Veteran Achanta Sharath Kamal goes down fighting to legendary Ma LongAfter losing a close first game, Achanta Sharath Kamal took a 7-3 lead in the second with some perfectly placed forehands, and he was also helped by some errors by Long.
Tokyo 2020: Sharath Kamal progresses to Round 3 of Table Tennis men's singlesSharath Kamal defeated Portugal's Tiago Apolonia in the second round by 4-2 to qualify for the third round in Men's Table Tennis singles.
Tokyo Olympics: Experienced Sharath Kamal defeats Tiago, progresses to Round 3Portugal`s Tiago staged a comeback in Game 4, and as a result, the match was poised evenly at 2-2. However, Kamal held his own in the following two games, and as a result, he progressed to the next..
Tokyo Olympics: Achanta Sharath Kamal advances to third round, faces defending champ Ma Long nextThe Indian paddler Achanta Sharath Kamal now has a tough match ahead as he takes on the legendary Ma Long, who is also the reigning world champion.
Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Paddlers Manika Batra, Sutirtha Mukherjee cruise to next round in women's singlesManika along with Achanta Sharath Kamal failed to qualify for the next round in the mixed doubles event.
Tokyo 2020 Olympics: WATCH Mary Kom, Manpreet Singh lead Indian contingent at Summer GamesIndian paddlers A Sharath Kamal and Manika Batra decided against attending the ceremony as they have their opening match the following day.
Indian athletes begin training at TokyoThe likes of archers Deepika Kumari and Atanu Das, table tennis players G Sathiyan and A Sharath Kamal, ace shuttlers PV Sindhu and B Sai Praneeth and lone Indian gymnast in fray, Pranati Nayak,..
Tokyo Olympics: PV Sindhu, Sharath Kamal begin training ahead of GamesThe Indian contingent that departed for Tokyo from New Delhi on July 17, after an official send-off at the Indira Gandhi International Airport, safely reached Japan and checked into the Olympics Games..
Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Shuttlers PV Sindhu, Sai Praneeth and paddlers Sharath Kamal, Sathiyan Gnanasekaran begin trainingAhead of the upcoming Olympics, the Indian badminton and table tennis contingent on Monday started their training in Tokyo.
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TT player Sharath Kamal on training camp: It will change our moodIndia TT star Sharath Kamal feels 19-day camp at Sonepat will help them focus better for Olympics since they have been training individually so far
We have a job on hand: India paddler Sharath Kamal on Olympics preparationIndia paddler Sharath Kamal is aware COVID-19 may not be an ideal time to prepare for Tokyo Olympics, but feels the team will not go under-prepared
Amidst Covid disruption, Sharath Kamal confident ahead of Tokyo
Paddler Sharath Kamal gets official confirmation of Tokyo qualificationThe top-ranked India player had qualified for the Tokyo Olympics last month when he had beaten Pakistan`s Rameez Muhammad in the Asian Olympic Qualification tournament at Doha, but the confirmation..
TT: Sharath Kamal, Manika Batra seal Oly mixed doubles berthOnly the winner of the event qualified for the Games. The Indian pairing had beaten the Koreans en route to a historic medal in Asian Games before losing to them on the pro tour the following year.
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Asian Olympic qualifiers | Sharath & Manika in finalSharath Kamal and Manika Batra are one win away from securing a mixed doubles berth for the Tokyo Games following a 12-10, 9-11, 11-5, 5-11, 11-8, 13-
Paddler Achanta Sharath Kamal qualifies for Tokyo GamesKamal had lost his opening match 9-11, 13-15, 11-5, 11-7, 12-10, 9-11, 8-11 to compatriot Gnansekaran Sathiyan. The win over Rameez ensured at least a second-place finish for Kamal and it was enough to..
Tokyo Olympics: Sharath Kamal, Manika Batra, G Sathiyan among 4 Indians to qualifyDespite her defeat against Sutirtha, Manika Batra is also set to make the cut because of her ranking. Kamal had lost his opening match 9-11, 13-15, 11-5, 11-7, 12-10, 9-11, 8-11 to..
Sharath Kamal becomes first Indian paddler to qualify for Tokyo Olympics
Paddlers Manika Batra, Sutirtha Mukherjee win; Sharath and Sathiyan bow outWhile Mukherjee faced some resistance from her opponent Lisa Lung in the fourth game but won the contest 11-3 11-5 11-7 12-10. Meanwhile, Achanta Sharath Kamal and G Sathiyan suffered defeats against..
World Table Tennis: Indian challenge ends as Sharath Kamal loses in pre-quartersSharath, ranked 32nd, lost 9-11 8-11 6-11 to the German in a lop-sided contest. Sharath showed consistency in the first game against Dmitrij, who recently won the WTT Contenders title, and came close...
Sharath’s campaign endsSharath Kamal’s campaign in the World Table Tennis Star Contender event came to an end after running into World No. 12 Dmitrij Ovtcharov in the pre-qu
Table tennis: Sharath Kamal stuns No. 16 Franziska; Sathiyan, Batra loseSharath Kamal, ranked 32, beat his higher-ranked rival from Germany 12-10, 3-11, 11-7, 7-11, 11-9 in the second round match. He will now face the winner of the match between Egypt’s Ahmed Saleh and..
Sharath Kamal shocks World No. 16 FranziskaSathiyan and Manika lose to top-seeded Japanese
Table tennis: Manika Batra, Sharath, Sathiyan cruise into Round Two at DohaThe Melbourne Commonwealth Games champion Sharath Kamal struggled in the initial stages as he lost the first game against Brian Afanador before the world no. 32 recovered well to seal the match 8-11..
Table tennis: Sharath Kamal loses, India’s campaign endsThe Indian suffered a 6-11, 4-11, 8-11 defeat against Lin. Earlier, Manika Batra and Sreeja Akula also lost their respective final qualifying round matches in the women’s singles category.
Olympic dreams for Table Tennis stalwart Achanta Sharath KamalThe COVID-19 pandemic has turned out to be a blessing in disguise for him. “Lockdown gave me an opportunity to spend time with family. I have been married for 11 years now and have two kids," he..
G Sathiyan ends long wait for national title with win over veteran Sharath Kamal
National TT championship: No clear favourite for title, says Sharath KamalSharath said he was ready to chase a 10th title in the championship that has remained very special to him.