Bangkok: Great victory to India’s Manika Batra in Asian games. Manika Batra defeated China’s Chen Xingtong, in four sets against three. Chen Xington is the world’s seventh ranked player who got defeated in the first round.
India’s top seed player Manika is in the 44th position Imong the world players. She played in different levels at a score of 8-11,11-9,11-6,11-6,9-11,8-11,11-9. In the final, Manika scored a stunning victory against the Chinese player at 9 – 9.
In the second round, world,s number 23 player of Chinese Teipei, Chen Xu Yu is the opponent of Manika.
In the Men’s category, India’s Sarath Kamal and Satyan Gnanashekhar were out in the first round itself. Sarath lost the game to Chinese Taipei player Chang Chee Yuan and Satyan to Japan’s Yukiya Uda.