Manika Batra and Archana Girish Kamath pose with the trophy after clinching the women’s doubles title.© Twitter
Indian pair of Manika Batraand Archana Girish Kamath clinched the women’s doubles title in the WTT Contender tournament in Lasko on Sunday. Playing at Table 1 of Sports Hall Tri Lilije, the Indian duo defeated the Puerto Rican team of Melanie Diaz and Adriana Diaz in straight sets by 11-3, 11-8, 12-10. Manika Batra and Archana Girish Kamath entered the finals of the women’s doubles event of the WTT Contender tournament after defeating the team of Wang Yidi and Liu Weishan by 11-6, 8-11, 11-6, 5-11, 11-8 in the semi-finals.
Watch how Manika Batra and Archana Kamath save 4 game points to take the crown! #WTTSlovenia #WTT #tabletennis #pingpong pic.twitter.com/ZFNfbklNV2
— World Table Tennis (@WTTGlobal) November 7, 2021
Congrats to @manikabatra_TT and #ArchanaKamath on winning the title at the #WTTSlovenia
As per my understanding, they are the first ever Indian Women’s Doubles pair to win a World tour title! Way to go girls #TableTennis https://t.co/AHdt7WSJbn
— Neha Aggarwal Sharma OLY (@nehaaggarwal) November 7, 2021
On Saturday, Manika Batra won a bronze medal after the Indian went down fighting to Wang Yidi of China by 2-4 in the semi-finals of women’s singles. Wang Yidi defeated Manika by 11-7, 7-11, 13-11, 10-12, 11-7, 11-5.
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