She raised above world number four Singapore's Tianwei Feng 12-10, 5-11, 11-8, 5-11, 5-11, 11-9, 13-11 in the semi-final round.
Gold Coast: A marauding Manika Batra created history by becoming the first Indian woman table tennis player to win a singles gold at the Commonwealth Games while Sharath Kamal and G Sathiyan went down fighting in the men's doubles to settle for silver, here Saturday.
The penultimate day of the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games gets underway with a lot of athletes playing in their Semifinals and Finals. Bajrang won the gold medal in the 65kg category, while Mausam Khatri (97kg) and Pooja Dhanda (57kg) won a silver each and Divya Kakran (68kg) bagged a bronze medal. Ho and Lyne had won the first two games 15-13, 11-7 before the Indian duo kept the contest alive by winning the third game 11-8. The men lost 1-2, and the women lost 0-6. The doubles pair of Ashwini Ponnappa and Sikki Reddy won the bronze medal match against Australian pair 21-19, 21-19. She had earlier defeated Singaporean player Yihan Zhou 11-7, 11-4, 11-7, to guide India to glory. In badminton, Kidambi Srikanth, Saina Nehwal have made it to the finals.
Hopefully, the men's team will do better in their bronze medal match against England.
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After beating top-seed Tianwei Feng in the semi-final, Batra entered the final confidently and started well.
The Indian team gave a tough fight before losing 8-11, 11-9, 11-9, 7-11, 7-11.
Sakshi Malik lost to Nigeria's Aminat Adeniyi in women's freestyle 62 kg nordic system wrestling and with that is also out of gold medal contention.