India’s ace desk tennis participant Sathiyan Gnanasekaran continued his good run within the Polish Superliga by profitable his eighth league match on Wednesday night time. In an exhilarating encounter, the 28-year-old Gnanasekaran defeated Jiri Vrablik 3-2 to assist Jaroslaw rating a 3-1 win over Dekorglass Dzialdowo within the first leg of the semi-finals. “The second leg will be played on Sunday. We hope to sustain our efforts in the away match,” he advised IANS from Poland.
The stint at Polish Superliga is a part of his preparation for the Tokyo Olympics starting July 23. “Despite lockdown and challenging conditions in Poland, the professional league has turned out to be a good platform to polish my competitive skills,” he mentioned.
Final month, Gnanasekaran was one of many two Indian males’s desk tennis gamers to qualify for Olympics throughout the Asian qualification match in Doha.
Achanta Sharath Kamal is the opposite Indian to make Olympic lower in males’s class.
In February, Gnanasekaran gained the boys’s singles title upsetting his extra skilled rival Kamal within the 82nd Nationwide Desk Tennis Championships held in Panchkula, Haryana.