Indian group of G Sathiyan and Manika Batra settled for a silver medal within the combined doubles competitors, whereas Sharath Kamal received a bronze, on the WTT Contender Doha 2022 on Thursday. Manika and Sathiyan misplaced to world no.1 pair of Cheng I-Ching and Lin Yun-Ju of Chinese language Taipei 3-0 (4-11, 5-11, 3-11).
This was Sathiyan and Manika’s third remaining after the Tokyo Olympics. They’d earlier received the WTT Contender Budapest, and received a silver on the WTT Contender Tunis. This time round in Doha, the Chinese language Taipei pair proved to be good for the Indians.
Previous to this, the Indian duo had overwhelmed the world no.4 group of Wong Chun Ting and Doo Hoi Kem of Hong Kong 3-2. However, Sharath additionally misplaced his semis match Chinese language Yuan Licen 4-3. He had beforehand overwhelmed Thirty third-ranked Croatian Tomislav Pucar within the quarters and, additionally the world No. 59 Lim Jonghoon of South Korea.
Manika and Sathiyan had crashed of their single’s first rounds. Manika and her companion Archana Kamath too misplaced within the girls’s doubles quarters in opposition to Chen Szu-Yu and Huang Yi-Hua of Chinese language Taipei.
Now the Indian stars can be seen in motion on the WTT Star Contender Doha, from March 25.