Asian Cup 2022 Table Tennis Manika Batra: India’s tennis player Manika Batra has made it to the semi-finals of the Asian Cup table tennis tournament, maintaining her excellent performance. She defeated Chinese Taipei player Chen Su Yu 4-3 in the quarterfinals. Manika has become the first female player to reach the semi-finals of this tournament. Manika, number 44 in the world rankings, won the women’s singles match by giving a tough fight to the Chinese Taipei player.
Manika registered a resounding victory over world number 23 ranked Chinese Taipei player Chen Hsu Yu. He defeated him 6-11, 11-6, 11-5, 11-7, 8-11, 9-11, 11-9. Manika became famous on social media with this victory. Fans are giving different reactions on Twitter about him. Manika has given amazing performance on many occasions before this. Manika had earlier upset world number seven Chen Jingtong of China. Manika will take on the winner of the match between Korea’s Jeon Jihee and Japan’s Mima Ito in the semi-finals.
Significantly, Manika has won the gold medal twice in the Commonwealth Games. She won the gold medal in the women’s team and singles event at the 2018 Commonwealth Games held in Gold Coast. Along with this, she won the silver medal in Women’s Doubles in 2018. Manika also won a medal in the Asian Games 2018. He won the bronze medal in the tournament held in Jakarta. She has won three gold and one silver medal in the South Asian Games.