Sachin, Sehwag laud Manika after paddler stuns World No. 32  |  Photo Credit score: AP
- Sachin Tendulkar and Virender Sehwag lauded paddler Manika Batra after her beautiful win
- Manika Batra defeated Margaryta Pesotska in spherical 2 of the ladies’s singles occasion on the Tokyo Olympics 2020
- Manika Batra made a shocking comeback and the Indian paddler will subsequent face Austria’s Sofia Polcanova
Indian paddler Manika Batra staged a powerful comeback to enter the third spherical of the ladies’s singles occasion on the Tokyo Olympics 2020 on Sunday. India’s brightest medal prospect shocked World No.32 Margaryta Pesotska in spherical 2 to advance to the subsequent section of the ladies’s singles occasion. Grasp Blaster Sachin Tendulkar and legendary opener Virender Sehwag hailed paddler Manika after her beautiful 4-3 win over Ukraine’s Pesotska on the Tokyo Metropolitan Health club.
Praising Manika for her excellent comeback, former Staff India captain Sehwag highlighted that the Indian paddler is only one step away from extending India’s medal tally on the Summer season Video games. Grasp Blaster Tendulkar revealed that he watched each single level earned by Batra in her come from behind win over Pesotska. “She moved from Plan A to Plan B very neatly & bought her opponent to play extra forehands & the second the rallies bought longer, the Ukrainian was enjoying to her plan,” Tendulkar mentioned in certainly one of his tweets.
Grasp Blaster congratulated Manika for defeating her opponent with ‘very good sport planning’. “Her situational consciousness was simply super,” Tendulkar added. Celebrated wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt and veteran Indian spinner Harbhajan Singh additionally lauded Manikra for registering a memorable win on the Summer season Video games. Here is how the sports activities fraternity congratulated Manika on social media.
Speaking in regards to the match, Batra outclassed Pesotska 4-3 in Spherical 2 on the Tokyo Metropolitan Health club to advance to the third spherical of the ladies’s singles event on the Tokyo Olympics 2020. Pesotska received the primary two video games of the competition earlier than Manika bounced again by clinching the tie 4-11, 4-11, 11-7, 12-10, 8-11, 11-5, 11-7. Her match with the World No. 32 lasted 57 minutes. After a outstanding win over Pesotska, the Indian paddler will subsequent face Austria’s Sofia Polcanova on Monday which will probably be her spherical of 16 match within the ladies’s singles competitors.