World Team Table Tennis LIVE: Indian Men & Women’s Team book Last-16 spot in World Table Tennis Team Championships : Watch HIGHLIGHTS

World Team Table Tennis LIVE – World Team Championship Finals: Despite losing their last group match against France at the ongoing World…

World Team Table Tennis LIVE: After upsetting World No. 2 Germany, Indian Men's Team to take on Kazakhastan to ensure LAST-16 berth: Follow LIVE
World Team Table Tennis LIVE: After upsetting World No. 2 Germany, Indian Men's Team to take on Kazakhastan to ensure LAST-16 berth: Follow LIVE

World Team Table Tennis LIVE – World Team Championship Finals: Despite losing their last group match against France at the ongoing World Team Table Tennis Championships 2022 on Tuesday, India Men qualified for the pre-quarterfinals of the tournament. The team led by Sathiyan Gnanasekaram finished 3rd in 5 team Group behind France and Germany. But they qualified to the last-16 after finishing as one of the two best third-placed teams in the group stage. They will now face China in the last-16. Meanwhile, India women will face Chinese Taipei. Follow Indian Table Tennis Team LIVE updates with InsideSport.IN & World TT Team Finals LIVE Streaming on Eurosport TV Channels

World Team Table Tennis LIVE: Indian Men & Women’s Team book Last-16 spot in World Table Tennis Team Championships : Watch HIGHLIGHTS

The 2022 World Team Championships is being broadcasted live on Eurosport TV channels in India. LIVE streaming is available on Discovery+ app as well as the World Table Tennis’ official website and their YouTube channel.

Results 

India Men 

  • Tuesday, October 4: Men: France beat India 3-0

India Women 

  • Monday, October 3: Women: Egypt beat India 3-0

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India vs France: The Indian men’s team advanced to the pre-quarterfinals despite losing 0-3 to France at the World Table Tennis Championship on Tuesday. The Indians escaped elimination by the skin of their teeth, entering the round of 16 as one of the higher-ranked best-placed third teams in the group stages. 

As a change of strategy, India opened with Manav Thakkar against Alexis Lebrun, ranked No. 30 in the world, and the 0-3 (6-11, 8-11, 8-11) loss straightaway pushed them on the back foot.

World number 37 G Sathiyan took on Felix Lebrun in the second tie. But the 86th-ranked Frenchman punched way above his weight to pummel the Indian in straight games to win 11-4, 11-2, 11-6 and put his side 2-0 up.

Harmeet Desai too failed to withstand the pressure despite putting up a fight against Jules Rolland, who won 11-13, 13-11, 7-11, 11-8, 11-7 in the gripping third rubber to give France the top-of-the-table position in their group, despite a three-way tie.

World Team Table Tennis LIVE: Indian Men’s Team lose to France 0-3, booking in Last-16 still hanging in balance: Watch HIGHLIGHTS

India vs Kazakhstan:  Indian men’s table tennis team continued their winning run at the ongoing World Team Table Tennis Championships 2022 with a win over Kazakhstan in their third Group 2 match on Monday.

India continued their winning run by defeating Kazakhstan by 3-2. India’s top-ranked player Sathiyan Gnanasekaran started off the proceedings against Zholudev Denis. Gnanasekaran dispatched the first challenge to Team India within no time by 3-0 win in three straight sets (11-1,11-9,11-5).

World Team Championship Finals – Indian Table Tennis Team: Sathiyan won both his singles, including the one against world number 9 Dang Qiu, to script India’s stunning 3-1 win over second seeds Germany in the group stage of the World Table Tennis Championships here on Sunday. World number 37 Sathiyan won two gruelling deciders, first against 36th ranked Duda Benedikt (11-13, 4-11, 11-8, 11-4, 11-9) before edging out Germany’s highest-ranked player Qiu (10-12, 7-11, 11-8, 11-8, 11-9).

In both the matches, Sathiyan staged a strong fightback after losing the first two games. “The match against Qiu was definitely much tougher. He is a top-10 player. It was a high quality match as well,” Sathiyan said. India number 2 Harmeet Desai had lost the second singles to Qui 1-2 (7-11, 911, 13-11, 3-11) before Manav Thakkar helped his team go 2-1 up with a 3-1(13-11, 6-11, 11-8, 12-10) win o ver higher-ranked Ricardo Walther.

World Team Table Tennis LIVE: Indian Men’s Team lose to France 0-3, booking in Last-16 still hanging in balance: Watch HIGHLIGHTS

India vs Egypt: In the first match of the tie, Sreeja Akula started India’s winning campaign as she defeated Hana Goda in a straight sets win 11-6, 11-4, 11-1.With the win in the first match, India established a 1-0 lead.

The second match of the tie saw experience paddler Manika Batra registering a comprehensive win over Dina Meshref in a five-set thriller 8-11, 11-6, 11-7, 2-11, 11-8.

In the third match of the tie, India had to face a defeat. Egypt made a strong comeback in the tie as their player Yousra Helmy defeated Diya Chitale. Chitale prevailed as victories in the first game but however could not manage to keep her form and handed the Egyptian player an 11-5, 10-12, 11-9, 9-11,4-11 win.

In the fourth match of the tie, Akula handed the Indian Table tennis team a victory over Egypt as she defeated Dina Meshref 11-8, 11-8, 9-11, 11-6.

World Team Table Tennis LIVE: Indian Men’s Team lose to France 0-3, booking in Last-16 still hanging in balance: Watch HIGHLIGHTS

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