Manika Batra and G Sathiyan soar to career best Table Tennis rankings


India’s Manika Batra and G Sathiyan soared to their career best Table Tennis rankings released by the ITTF on Saturday. Commonwealth Games gold medallist Manika Batra surged to the 53rd position, two better than her previous 55th position. G Sathiyan, meanwhile, climbed one position to achieve a career-best ranking of 35.

Manika Batra and G Sathiyan in action at the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games

Sharath Kamal still remains the highest ranked Indian in the Men’s rankings, holding the 31st position with a cumulative 9298 points. Apart from these three individuals, there are no other Indians in the top 100.

Harmeet Desai and Amalraj Anthony climbed ten and twelve places to sit on the 103rd and 135th position respectively whereas Soumyajit Ghosh stumbled to the 145th position from the 137th spot.

In the women’s rankings, Mouma Das and Madhurika Patkar maintained their 110th and 123rd position whereas Ayhika Mukherjee took a giant leap as she soared from 166th spot to reach the 128th position.