WTT Contender Lasko: Manika Batra, Archana Kamath Clinch Doubles Title
Indian pair of Manika Batra and Archana Girish Kamath clinched the women's doubles title in the WTT Contender tournament in Lasko on Sunday.
- Manika Batra-Archana clinched the women's doubles WTT Contender title
- Indian duo defeated Melanie Diaz-Adriana Diaz by 11-3, 11-8, 12-10
- Manika Batra also won a bronze medal in the women's singles event
Indian pair of Manika Batraand Archana Girish Kamath clinched the women's doubles title in the WTT Contender tournament in Lasko on Sunday. Playing at Table 1 of Sports Hall Tri Lilije, the Indian duo defeated the Puerto Rican team of Melanie Diaz and Adriana Diaz in straight sets by 11-3, 11-8, 12-10. Manika Batra and Archana Girish Kamath entered the finals of the women's doubles event of the WTT Contender tournament after defeating the team of Wang Yidi and Liu Weishan by 11-6, 8-11, 11-6, 5-11, 11-8 in the semi-finals.
Congrats to @manikabatra_TT and #ArchanaKamath on winning the title at the #WTTSlovenia— Neha Aggarwal Sharma OLY (@nehaaggarwal) November 7, 2021
As per my understanding, they are the first ever Indian Women's Doubles pair to win a World tour title! Way to go girls #TableTennis https://t.co/AHdt7WSJbn
On Saturday, Manika Batra won a bronze medal after the Indian went down fighting to Wang Yidi of China by 2-4 in the semi-finals of women's singles. Wang Yidi defeated Manika by 11-7, 7-11, 13-11, 10-12, 11-7, 11-5.