WTT Star Contender Doha 2021: Olympian G Sathiyan leads India’s challenge - watch live streaming

Indian table tennis players will be in action in the men’s and women’s singles, men’s doubles and mixed doubles. Watch live!

By Naveen Peter
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Tokyo 2020 Olympian Sathiyan Gnanasekaran will lead India’s charge at the WTT Star Contender Doha 2021 that starts at the Lusail Sports Arena in Doha on Monday.

A World Table Tennis top-tier tournament, the competition will feature some of the big names of the sport like Germany's Dimitrij Ovtcharov, Hugo Calderano of Brazil, South Korea's Jeon Ji-hee and Doo Hoi Kem of Hong Kong.

As for India, G Sathiyan will be accompanied by Harmeet Desai in the men’s singles main draw while Anthony Amalraj and Manav Thakkar will begin the competition from the qualifying rounds.

G Sathiyan will also team up with Anthony Amalraj in the men’s doubles. Harmeet Desai and Manav Thakkar are the other Indian pair in the doubles. The duo made it to the semi-final at the WTT Contender Budapest in Hungary last month.

Among Indian women table tennis players, Archana Kamath and Sreeja Akula will feature in the singles main draw while Reeth Tennison will be in the qualifiers.

Manav Thakkar and Archana Kamath will compete in the mixed doubles competition. India have no representation in the women’s doubles.

Indian table tennis players at WTT Star Contender Doha 2021

Men’s singles: Sathiyan Gnanasekaran (main draw), Harmeet Desai (main draw), Anthony Amalraj (qualifiers), Manav Thakkar (qualifiers)

Women’s singles: Archana Kamath (main draw), Sreeja Akula (main draw), Reeth Tennison (qualifiers)

Men’s doubles: Sathiyan Gnanasekaran/ Anthony Amalraj (main draw), Harmeet Desai/ Manav Thakkar (main draw)

Mixed doubles: Manav Thakkar/ Archana Kamath (main draw)

WTT Star Contender Doha 2021 schedule

Qualifiers: September 20-21

Main draw: September 22-25

Where to watch WTT Star Contender Doha 2021 live in India?

Live streaming of the WTT Star Contender Doha 2021 will be on World Table Tennis’ official YouTube channel

There will be no TV telecast of the WTT Star Contender Doha 2021 in India.

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