India's G. Sathiyan entered the men's singles third round (round of 32) of the World table tennis championships here on Wednesday, with an 11-9, 11-9, 11-8, 11-6 victory over Vladimir Sidorenko of Russia.

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However, Ayhika Mukherjee lost 5-11, 4-11, 3-11, 4-11 to Hina Hayata of Japan in a women's singles second-round contest.