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Manika creates history at Asian Cup TT

November 18, 2022 17:30 IST
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Becomes first Indian woman to reach Asian Cup TT semi-finals

 Manika Batra

Star paddler Manika Batra on Friday became the first Indian woman to reach the semi-finals of the Asian Cup Table Tennis tournament with a 4-3 win over higher ranked Chen Szu-Yu of Chinese Taipei in Bangkok.


World No 44 Manika beat 23rd-ranked Chen, 6-11, 11-6, 11-5, 11-7, 8-11, 9-11, 11-9 in a hard-fought women's singles quarter-finals.

The Indian ace had earlier shocked world No. 7 Chen Xingtong of China in a round of 16 match on Thursday.

In the semi-finals, Manika will meet the winner of the match between Korea’s Jeon Jihee and Japan’s Mima Ito.

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