WTT Contender Budapest 2021: G. Sathiyan and Manika Batra in final, Follow Live updates- G. Sathiyan and Manika Batra entered the final of the WTT Contender Budapest after defeating the Belarussian pair of Aleksandar and Daria Trigolos 11-6, 11-5, 11-4 on Thursday.
The Indian pair will now take on Hungary’s Nandor Ecseki and Dora Madarasz, who in their semifinal defeated Russia’s Kirill Skachkov and Olga Vorobeva 11-5, 11-9, 11-8.
In the mixed doubles event, Manika and Sathiyan crushed the pairing of Aliaksandr Khanin and Daria Trigolos Belarus by 3-0 margin.
The Hungarian pair disposed off challenge from Russian duo Kiriil Skachkov and Viktoriia Vorobeva 11-5 11-9 11-8.
However, in the men’s doubles, the Indian pair of Harmeet Desai and Manav Thakkar lost in the semifinals. Russia’s Vladimir Sidorenko and Kirill Skachkov beat the Indian pair 11-9, 6-11, 11-9, 11-6 and progressed into the final.
WTT Contender Budapest 2021: Manika Batra in singles
Manika Batra reached the women’s singles semi-final at the WTT Contender meet after beating country woman Sreeja Akula and then paired up with G Sathiyan to make it to the title round of mixed doubles event, here on Thursday.
In the women’s singles quarter-final, Manika beat Sreeja 3-2 with the scoreline reading 7-11, 11-1, 8-11, 13-11, 11-6 in favour of the two-time Olympian.
WTT Contender Budapest 2021: G. Sathiyan and Manika Batra in final, Follow Live updates
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