India’s G Sathiyan progressed to the lads’s singles third spherical on the World Table Tennis Championships with a 4-0 win over Russia’s Vladimir Sidorenko right here.
The world quantity 37 from India defeated his 179th-ranked opponent 11-9, 11-9, 11-8, 11-6 within the spherical of 64. Sathiyan subsequent faces world quantity 17 Aruna Quadri of Nigeria within the spherical of 32.
India’s top-ranked participant, world quantity 30 Sharath Kamal, had a suffered a disappointing opening spherical loss on Tuesday.
However, Sharath can nonetheless make an impression within the males’s doubles alongside Sathiyan and in blended doubles alongside Archana Kamath.
Sharath and Archana entered the spherical of 32 with a 3-0 win over Algeria’s Sami Kherouf and Katia Kessaci.
Sathiyan and Manika Batra bought a primary spherical bye and play their spherical of 32 blended doubles match in opposition to Puerto Rico’s Adriana Diaz and Brian Afanador.
Manika and Archana have gotten a primary spherical bye in ladies’s doubles.