Czech International Open: Archana falls in quarters, Sathiyan enters semifinal

India's Archana Kamath fell in the quarterfinal after a stiff fight against Russia's Mariia Tailakova while G. Sathiyan cruised into the semis on Tuesday.

File Photo: Earlier, Archana shocked the second-seeded Paulina Vega of Chile 12-10, 11-13, 11-5, 11-7, 10-12, 11-7 in the last-16 clash.   -  The Hindu

Mariia Tailakova of Russia overcame a fighting Archana Kamath 8-11, 11-4, 13-11, 14-12, 9-11, 12-10 in a women's singles quarterfinal match of the Czech International Open table tennis tournament on Tuesday.

Earlier, Archana shocked the second-seeded Paulina Vega of Chile 12-10, 11-13, 11-5, 11-7, 10-12, 11-7 in the last-16 clash.

READ: Czech International Open: Archana Kamath pulls off shock win over Paulina Vega

The results:

Men: Singles: quarterfinal: G. Sathiyan bt Ali Alkhadrawi (KSA) 11-9, 11-2, 11-9, 11-8; Doubles: semifinals: Jeet Chandra & S. Snehit lost to Samuel Walker (Eng) & Truls Moregard (Swe) 8-11, 15-13, 11-6, 9-11, 11-4.

Women: quarterfinal: Archana Kamath lost to Mariia Tailakova (Rus) 8-11, 11-4, 13-11, 14-12, 9-11, 12-10.

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