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Indian Duo Sutirtha Mukherjee & Ayhika Mukherjee Claims Victory at WTT Contender Tournament in Tunis

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Indian Table Tennis (TT) duo Sutirtha Mukherjee and Ayhika Mukherjee emerged victorious to win the title in the WTT Contender tournament in Tunis on Sunday. In an intense final, they triumphed over their Japanese counterparts Miyuu Kihara and Miwa Harimoto, securing a 3-1 victory (11-5, 11-6, 5-11, 13-11).

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This win earned them the championship title. The Indian pair became the first to clinch a Contender title this year. The Indian pair showcased their exceptional skills, prevailing over the formidable Japanese teenagers. The Japanese duo individually holds top-25 rankings in the world singles.

In a hard-fought semi-final clash on Saturday, they encountered a formidable Korean pair, Shin Yubin and Jeon Jihi. The players fiercely contested the match, which extended to a nail-biting five sets. However, Sutirtha Mukherjee and Ayhika Mukherjee displayed their resilience and emerged victorious with a 3-2 triumph (7-11, 11-9, 11-9, 7-11, 11-9).

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Unfortunately, the day did not yield favorable results for other Indian players. The Indian mixed doubles pair of Manika Batra and G Sathiyan fell short in their semi-final match. Meanwhile, the men’s doubles duo of Manav Vikash Thakkar and Manush Utpalbhai Shah also lost in their semi-final clash.

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