ITTF Czech Open: Indian paddler Gnanasekaran Sathiyan claims men’s singles title at ITTF Czech Open title in Ukraine

ITTF Czech Open: Indian padder Gnanasekaran Sathiyan claims men’s singles title at ITTF Czech Open title in Ukraine
ITTF Czech Open: Indian padder Gnanasekaran Sathiyan claims men’s singles title at ITTF Czech Open title in Ukraine

ITTF Czech Open: Gnanasekaran Sathiyan Star Indian paddler G Sathiyan on Wednesday notched up a dominating 4-0 win over Yevhen Pryshchepa of Ukraine in the summit clash to claim the men’s singles title at the ITTF Czech International Open.

The top-seeded Indian ranked 39 in the world, beat Yevhen 11-0, 11-6, 11-6, 14-12 in the final.

ITTF Czech Open: Earlier, Sathiyan had advanced to the final after his Swedish opponent Truls Moregardh retired hurt midway through the semifinal here.

The top-seeded Indian had won the first two games without breaking a sweat 11-4 11-8 and was leading the third 8-2 when Moregardh opted against continuing the competition, citing an injury in the semifinal clash.

Last week, the 28-year-old had paired up with compatriot Manika Batra to win the mixed doubles title at the WTT Contender in Budapest.

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