Table tennis rankings: Sathiyan highest ranked Indian, Manika Batra into top 50

first_img Next Press Trust of India New DelhiJanuary 30, 2019UPDATED: January 30, 2019 22:06 IST Manika Batra and Sathiyan Gnanasekaran in action during the Commonwealth Games last year (Reuters Photo)HIGHLIGHTSSathiyan Gnanasekaran to a career-high 28 in the world rankingsManika Batra became the first woman from the country to break into the top-50Sharath Kamal dropped three places to be 33rd in the men’s singles standingsLeading Indian paddler Sathiyan Gnanasekaran on Wednesday rose to a career-high 28 in the world rankings while compatriot Manika Batra became the first woman from the country to break into the top-50.Sathiyan gained three spots to achieve a new career-high ranking while Batra moved up four spots to be 47th.Veteran Sharath Kamal, who was conferred with the Padma Shri last week, dropped three places to be 33rd in the men’s singles standings.Indian table tennis experienced a historic 2018 when the men’s team won the country’s first medal at the Asian Games to end a 60-year-wait. Later in the competition held in Jakarta, Sharath and Batra combined to win a second bronze for India to cap off a memorable Asia campaign.Also Watch:For sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byJepher Nickels Tags :Follow Manika BatraFollow Sathiyan GnanasekaranFollow Sharath Kamal Table tennis rankings: Sathiyan highest ranked Indian, Manika Batra into top 50Sathiyan Gnanasekaran jumped three places to career-best 28 in the world rankings in table tennis. Manika Batra became the first woman from the country to break into the top-50.advertisementlast_img

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