Soumyajit Ghosh

  • Asian Games: All-win day for India in table tennis 11 hours 7 minutes ago

    Incheon:Indian paddlers enjoyed an all-win day on Tuesday at the Asian Games as country's top doubles duo of Achanta Sharath Kamal and Anthony Amalraj reached the men's doubles third round here. Amalraj and Kamal unexpectedly lost the first game before taming the Nepal's Purshottam Bajracharya and Amar Lal Malla 6-11, 11-5,...
  • Table Tennis: Indian women beat Italy, men lose against same rivals April 30, 2014

    India's women paddlers maintained their good form as they brushed aside the Italian challenge with a 31 victory while the men's team lost 23 against same rivals in the StageI of the 2nd division group matches at the World Table Tennis Championships. In the women's tie, K Shamini laboured a lot...
  • Sharath Kamal accorded top rank in mens TT national January 11, 2014

    Topranked paddler Achanta Sharath Kamal, who was at the sixth position in the seeding list at the Raipur nationals last year, was on Friday given the no 1 spot on the basis of world ranking points in the men's singles of 75th Senior National Table Tennis Championships in Patna. The move...
  • Paddlers Soumyajit Ghosh, Manika Batra win titles in Brazil Open August 11, 2013

    Santos, Brazil: India celebrated a rare moment of success in international table tennis as Soumyajit Ghosh clinched the Under21 men's title, while Manika Batra bagged the Under21 women's trophy at the GAC Group 2013 ITTF World Tour Brazil Open in Santos. After Manika accounted for host nation's Caroline Kumahara 115, 911,...
  • Soumyajit GhoshHarmeet Desai's run ends, Sharath Kamal too exits June 22, 2013

    New Delhi: Paddlers Soumyajit Ghosh and Harmeet Desai's surge in the men's doubles event of the Japan Open came to an end on Saturday after the pair lost their quarterfinal match to local pair of Jin Ueda and Maharu Yoshimura, in Yokohama. The young Indian pair failed to counter the agility...
  • Indian paddlers enter Japan Open quarters June 21, 2013

    Yokohoma: Soumyajit Ghosh and Harmeet Desai became the first Indian pair to enter the men's doubles quarterfinals of the Japan Open Super Series here Friday. The pair defeated Swedish duo of Kristain Karlsson and Mattias Karlsson 32 (118, 211, 116, 911, 119) in an intense prequarterfinal battle that lasted half an...
  • World TT: Soumyajit, 3 women paddlers enter main draw May 15, 2013

    New Delhi: India's Mouma Das, K Shamini and Madhurika Patkar have entered the main draw of the womens singles event while Soumyajit Ghosh too made the cut in the men's competition at the World Table Tennis Championships in Paris. In the second preliminary round, Das got the better of Rheann Chung...
  • Indian paddlers off to good start at World Table Tennis Championships May 14, 2013

    New Delhi: Indian paddlers got off to a good start with Soumyajit Ghosh, Harmeet Desai and Sanil Shetty winning their respective first rounds matches of the men's preliminary qualification event at the World Table Tennis Championships in Paris. Indian women paddlers too had an easy qualification group and they progressed to...
  • India win mixed doubles silver, six medals assured May 9, 2013

    New Delhi: Soumyajit Ghosh and Mouma Das secured a silver in the mixed doubles at the Commonwealth Table Tennis Championships here Thursday, a day on which India made sure of at least six other medals. India's top player Sharath Kamal assured himself of a medal after edging past old Singapore rival...
  • India sail into stage two of Commonwealth TT Championship May 6, 2013

    New Delhi: Indian paddlers made a fine start at the Commonwealth Table Tennis Championships topping their respective groups in Stage I on Sunday. The men's team, led by Sharath Kamal, first saw off Australia 31 and then blanked South Africa in Group B matches played at the Thyagaraj Stadium. The women too...
  • Ghosh, Shamini to lead Indian TT teams in Kuwait February 14, 2013

    New Delhi: Reigning national champions Soumyajit Ghosh and K Shamini will lead the 12member men's and women's Indian team respectively for the IITF World Tour Kuwait Open starting on Thursday. The same team will later participate at the Qatar Open to be held at Doha from February 20 to 24. India's...
  • I did not take any undue pressure: Soumyajit January 13, 2013

    Ranchi: Young table tennis sensation Soumyajit Ghosh feels his strategy to avoid undue pressure worked well for him in the tournament and bagged him the National crown at such a young age. The 19yearold, who was the only Indian to qualify in the men's competition at the London Olympics last year,...
  • Soumyajit Ghosh wants to be national champion September 20, 2012

    New Delhi: His transition to the senior level has been a smooth one and Indian table tennis' young sensation Soumyajit Ghosh now harbours an ambition of winning the next senior national championship in order to be counted among the big boys. "I want to win the next senior national championship. I...
  • Paddler Soumyajit makes memorable Olympic debut July 28, 2012

    London: Young Soumyajit Ghosh's maiden appearance at the Olympics proved to be a memorable one as he advanced to the second round of the table tennis event after Ankita Das bowed out in the London Games, here on Saturday. The 19yearold Ghosh prevailed over Brazil's Gustavo Tsuboi 119 1412 711 1210...
  • Paddlers to open their campaign on Saturday July 27, 2012

    London: In the absence of some of the big names of Indian table tennis, the onus will be on the teenaged duo of Soumyajit Ghosh and Ankita Das to deliver the goods at the London Olympics. It, however, would not be fair to expect something extraordinary from the two in their...
  • Indian paddlers eye memorable London Games July 14, 2012

    New Delhi: With big names of Indian Table Tennis missing from London Olympics, onus will be on the teenaged duo of Soumyajit Ghosh and Ankita Das to deliver but it might be a case of asking too much, too early from them in their debut appearance at the megaevent. Both Soumyajit...
  • Desai first Indian to win Brazil Open TT title June 17, 2012

    New Delhi: Harmeet Desai defeated Belgian Cedric Nuytin 42 to win the gold medal in the Under21 men's final of the Brazil Open Table Tennis in Santos, becoming the first Indian to achieve such a feat. Desai triumphed 113 611 116 119 511 116. Earlier, the fourth seed had beaten compatriot...