Indian males's and ladies's desk tennis groups confronted defeats of Slovenia and Romania respectively within the pre-quarterfinals of the Olympic qualifiers on Friday, making it troublesome for them to qualify for the Games in Tokyo.
The 17th seeded ladies's crew gave a troublesome problem to Romania, however they misplaced 2-3. <! –
The fifth seeded males's crew, nevertheless, was extra annoyed, having been overwhelmed 3-1 by 11th seeded Slovenia.
Indian males's gamers began with a win in doubles however the defeat within the singles of G Sathiyan and Harmeet Desai put the crew in a troublesome place. If the crew had gained the quarter-finals, they might have gotten an Olympic ticket, however now they need to win within the plate division to qualify for the Olympics. All groups that misplaced within the remaining 16 within the plate division.
Darako Jorkich, ranked 40th on the earth rankings, beat G Sathiyan (world rating 30) 11-9, 12-10, 11-Three and Sharat Kamal (world rating 33) 10-12, 11, 12-10, 11- Defeated Slovenia to a memorable victory by 8.
However, the ladies's crew tried their finest to win their first match 7-11, 12-10, 11-9, 11-7 in a decisive match. This crew, nevertheless, defeated a robust crew like Sweden within the final 32.