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No medals for Manika Batra in CWG 2022: Four medals in Gold Coast to empty cabinet in Birmingham | Other Sports News

No medals for Manika Batra in CWG 2022: 4 medals in Gold Coast to empty cupboard in Birmingham | Different Sports activities Information

Star Indian Desk Tennis participant Manika Batra will return empty-handed from Commonwealth Video games 2022, Birmingham. The star paddler, who gained 4 medals in Gold Coast — 2 gold, 1 silver & 1 bronze. Batra misplaced all her 4 occasions within the quarter-final levels. The 27-year-old has turned out to be a disappointment and has crashed out of the singles and blended doubles competitions, dropping within the quarterfinals in each sections. With Manika as spearhead, the Indian ladies’s crew had crushed the hitherto unbeaten Singapore within the remaining at Gold Coast in 2018. Manika had shocked world quantity 4 Feng Tianwei in addition to Zhou Yihan in India’s 3 1 win within the remaining.

END of distress for Manika Batra:

Misplaced in QF of Singles, Girls Doubles, Blended Doubles & crew occasion.

 In 2018 version, Manika had gained 4 medals (Gold in Singles & Workforce occasion, Silver in WD & Bronze in XD). #CWGindia2022
— India_AllSports (@India_AllSports) August 6, 2022

She then turned the primary Indian lady to bag a person gold medal in CWG 2018 by beating Yu Mengyu of Singapore within the remaining and topped her glory by successful India’s maiden silver medal within the ladies’s doubles.

However 2022 turned to be a moist squib for Manika as the ladies’s crew was shocked by lowly Malaysia and to pile on to her distress, she and G. Sathiyan, who’re ranked sixth on the earth in blended doubles, had been shocked by Javen Choong and Karen Lyne 2-3 (10-12, 11-9, 11-8, 7-11, 7-11), thus ending their marketing campaign.

Within the ladies’s singles, Manika went right down to Jian Zeng of Singapore within the ladies’s singles quarterfinals. It was a one-sided match 4-0 (10-12, 11-9, 11-4,

So, what ails Manika Batra?

Nothing seems fallacious on paper, her recreation is as strong because it was and at this stage, you do not overlook your strokes. Manika appears to be affected by some psychological block, as if she desires to carry again one thing. Her physique language seems poor and he or she appears to be struggling silently. The primary indication that issues weren’t as clean as she anticipated got here when she misplaced to Karen Lyne of Malaysia 11-8, 11-3, 11-9 within the crew competitors.  The truth that she has performed six matches on Friday proves that there isn’t any health concern concerned. So, now it’s left for Manika and her help workers to type this out as quickly as attainable in any other case this will likely spoil her performances on the WTT circuit.

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