Thai Women’s Table Tennis Team Defeats India in Asian Games 2022 Round of 16

Thrilling Victory for Thai Women’s Table Tennis Team at Asian Games 2022

In an exhilarating round of 16 encounter at the 19th Asian Games, “Hangzhou Games 2022,” the Thai women’s table tennis team showcased their exceptional skills against the formidable Indian national team on September 24, 2023.

Displaying remarkable prowess, Thailand’s “Thip” Orawan Paranang dominated the singles 1 match, overpowering Manika Batra with an impressive score of 3-0 (11-7, 11-1, 13-11). However, in singles 2, India fought back as “Ying” Sutasinee Sawet Rabut fell to Ayika Mukherjee in a closely contested battle of 1-3 (16-18, 7-11, 15-13, 9-11), resulting in a 1-1 tie between the two teams.

The intensity continued in singles 3 as “Taengmo” Thamonwan Khetkhuean faced off against Sutherta Mukhuean. The exchange was fierce, with Khetkhuean ultimately losing 2-3 (1-11, 11-9, 11-3, 7-11, 7-11), allowing India to take a 2-1 lead. Nevertheless, Orawan’s incredible resolve in the fourth match was astounding. She rallied back, defeating Ayika Mukherjee 3-2 (10-12, 11-4, 5-11, 11-4, 11-3), leveling the score for Thailand.

The deciding match placed immense pressure on Sutasinee as she confronted Manika Batra. With nerves of steel, Sutasinee emerged victorious, clinching a 3-1 win (10-12, 11-8, 11-7, 11-6), securing an outstanding triumph for the Thai women’s table tennis team. This remarkable display of skill and determination propelled them into the quarterfinals, where they are set to face North Korea at 4:00 PM today, vying for a guaranteed bronze medal.

Meanwhile, the Thai men’s team experienced a disappointing defeat in the round of 16 encounter against Singapore. Singapore proved to be a formidable opponent, sealing a comprehensive 3-0 victory. Despite this setback, the men’s team can be commended for their efforts and sportsmanship.

table tennis competition In the 19th Asian Games, “Hangzhou Games 2022,” most recently on September 24, 2023, it was a women’s team competition in the round of 16. The Thai women’s table tennis team met the Indian national team.

In singles 1, Thailand sent “Thip” Orawan Paranang to play, defeating Manika Batra 3-0, 11-7, 11-1 and 13-11, then in singles 2 “Ying” Sutasinee Sawet. Rabut lost to Ayika Mukherjee 1-3, 16-18, 7-11, 15-13 and 9-11, leaving Thailand 1-1 with India.

Then in singles 3 “Taengmo” Thamonwan Khetkhuean lost to Sutherta Mukhuean 2-3 1-11, 11-9, 11-3, 7-11, 7-11, giving India a 2-1 lead, but Orawan came to equalized in the 4th match, defeating Ayika Mukherjee 3-2, 10-12, 11-4, 5-11, 11-4 and 11-3.

In the decisive match, Sutasinee had to face Manika Batra before winning 3-1, 10-12, 11-8, 11-7 and 11-6 overall, for the Thai women’s table tennis team. After defeating India 3-2, the pair advanced to the last 8 teams to meet North Korea at 4:00 PM today, where the winner is guaranteed at least an immediate bronze medal.

As for the men’s team, competing in the round of 16, they lost to Singapore 0-3.

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