Sharath, Sathiyan Reach Men's Singles Table Tennis Semifinals At CWG 2022

Achanta Sharath Kamal and G Sathiyan advance to the semifinals of the mens singles event at the Commonwealth Games in Mali . Sharath defeated Singapore player Yong Izaac Quek 4-0 (11-6 11-7 11-4 11-7) but Englands Sam Walker stretched him in his 4-2 victory .

On Saturday, top Indian paddlers Achanta Sharath Kamal and G Sathiyan advanced to the semifinals of the mens singles event at the Commonwealth Games in Mali.Sharath defeated Singapore player Yong Izaac Quek 4-0 (11-6 11-7 11-4 11-7), but England's Sam Walker stretched him in his 4-2 victory.It was a great match, and Sam is to blame for it because he put up a lot of work.I really should have closed in the fifth set, but Sathiyan said I was a little nervous.

I kept my cool in the end and went to the semifinals for my first (Commonwealth Games) semifinal, so I'm really happy, he said.In the womens doubles, both Indian pairs-Sreeja Akul and Reeth Tennison, and Manika Batra and Diya Chitale-defeated Mauritian pair Jalim Nandeshwaree and Oumehani Hosenally 11-5 11-5.