WTT Contender: Sathiyan-Manika move into quarters | More sports News

DOHA: Pair of Indian mixed doubles G Sathiyan and Manika Batra qualified for the quarter-finals of WTT competitor with a hard-fought 3-2 win over Tin-Tin Ho and Samuel Walker on Wednesday.
Manika and Sathiyan worked hard for 40 minutes before securing a 6-11, 11-8, 8-11, 11-7, 11-8 win over the English pair in their first round match.
The Indian duo, who had won a silver medal at the WTT Contender Nova Gorica in Slovenia last November, will next face Spanish duo Maria Xiao and Alvaro Robles.
In the men’s singles, veteran Ashanta Sharath Kamal barely a sweat as he entered the second round with an 11-8, 11-9, 11-8 win over Chinese Taipei’s Chuang Chih-Yuan.


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