2018 Czech Junior & Cadet Open – Table Tennis

2018 Czech Junior & Cadet Open is an ITTF Premium Junior Circuit event, started from Wednesday 14th to Sunday 18th February. India’s Manav Vikash Thakkar is top-seeded in junior boy’s event and seeded 2nd with Manush Utpalbhai in Men’s Double.

Indian Result at 2018 Czech Junior & Cadet Open :

Player Event QuarterFinal SemiFinal Final Medal
Archana Girish KAMATH JUNIOR GIRLS SINGLES SUN Yizhen (CHI)
Lost – (2-4)
CHANDRA Jeet/SURAVAJJULA Snehit JUNIOR BOYS DOUBLES Maciej
(AUT) / SGOUROPOULOS (GRE)
Lost – (0-3)
Manush Utpalbhai/THAKKAR Manav Vikkas JUNIOR BOYS DOUBLES De Nod0rest Leo/Rolland Jules (FRA)
Win – (3-2)
AZIZ Youssef (EGY) /ROSSI Carlo (ITA)
Win – (3-0)
XU Yingbin/YU Heyi (CHI)
Lost – (1-3)
Silver Medal
Archana Girish KAMATH / Prapti SEN JUNIOR GIRLS DOUBLES L.Marharyta /N. BOGDANOVA (BLR)
Lost – (0-3)
India JUNIOR BOYS TEAMS HUNGARY
Win – (3-1)
JAPAN
lost – (1-3)
Bronze Medal
India JUNIOR Girls TEAMS RUSSIA
Win – (3-0)
CHINA
Lost – (3-0)
Bronze Medal
India CADET BOYS TEAMS SLOVAK REPUBLIC
Win – (3-0)
FRANCE
Lost – (1-3)
Bronze Medal
India CADET GIRLS TEAMS FRANCE
Win – (3-0)
SERBIA
Win – (3-1)
CHINA
17 Feb
JAIN Payas CADET BOYS SINGLES KUANG Li (CHN)
Lost – (0-3)
Diya Parag CADET GIRLS SINGLES YANG Yiyun (CHN)
Lost – (0-3)
JAIN Payas / SHAMS Navid (IRI) CADET BOYS DOUBLES MOVILEANU Darius / TOMICA Andrei (ROU)
Win – (3-2)
BAN Ivor / B.Filip (CRO)
lost – (2-3)
Diya Parag/KUNDU Munmun CADET GIRLS DOUBLES A.Hana (CRO)/Z.Linda (CZE)
Lost – (1-3)

2018 Czech Junior & Cadet Open

2018 Czech Junior & Cadet Open

Key Event

  • Top Seeded Manav Vikas Thakkar, SURAVAJJULA Snehit, Manush Utpalbhai and CHANDRA Jeet also got entry into the main draw.
  • Archana Girish KAMATH seeded 8th also get entry to the main Draw along with SELVAKUMAR Selena
  • Top Seeded Manav Vikas Thakkar Failed to advance to Quarter Final As he lost to HAMADA Kazuki (Jap) in the round of 16.
  • Archana Girish KAMATH was only Single Player who made it to QuarterFinal but lost the QF tie to SUN Yizhen (CHI) after good fight by 2-4
  • 2nd seeded Manav Vikas Thakkar and Manush Utpalbhai enter Final of Men’s Double after defeating AZIZ Youssef (EGY) /ROSSI Carlo (ITA) in Semifinal in a one-sided match by 3 set to zero.
India at 2018 Czech Junior & Cadet Open

2018 Czech Junior & Cadet Open

Key Indian moments :

  • 2nd seeded Manav Vikas Thakkar and Manush Utpalbhai lost to Chinese pair XU Yingbin/YU Heyi in the final by 1-3 and settle for Silver Medal.

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  • Indian Cadet girls team qualify for final after beating Serbia in semi-final, confirm the silver for the nation and will be up against the heavyweights China in Final of 2018 Czech Junior & Cadet Open
  • Indian cadet Boys team lost to France in semifinal by 1-3 and win bronze medal
  • Indian Junior Girl team lost to China by 0-3 in semifinal and settle for bronze medal
  • Indian Junior Boys team lost to Japan by 1-3 in semifinal and settle for bronze medal
  • Indian cadet Girl won silver after lossing to China by 0-3 in Final