Sathiyan Gnanasekaran, a surprise world No. 6, advances to the Round of 16 in the WTT.
As a result, Sathiyan Gnanasekaran stunned world Number 6 Jorgic Darko 3-1 in the men’s singles round of the WTT Contender.
Then Indian paddler Sathiyan Gnanasekaran shocked world Number 6 and the reigning European champion by defeating him 3-1 in the men’s singles round of the WTT Contender in Zagreb, Croatia. So, In their round of 32 matches on Thursday, he defeated the second-seeded Slovenian player. Sathiyan exhibited fearlessness and carried out his plans perfectly.
Sathiyan Gnanasekaran wrote:
“Went all guns blazing as I secured a MASSIVE WIN tonight taking out the World Rank 6 & current European cup champion Jorgic Darko (SLO) 3-1 in the Men Singles Round of 32,” Sathiyan wrote at WTT Contender Zagreb 2022.
So, A player currently ranked in the top 10 in the world has now been beaten twice by Sathiyan.
Sathiyan had already upset Japan’s former No. 5 Tomakazu Harimoto in the Asian Championships.
So, Sathiyan will compete for India in table tennis at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, which will begin on July 28.