Updated on: July 25, 2021 13:40 IST

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Manika Batra beats 20th seed Ukrainian Margaryta Pesotska 4-3

Manika Batra deserves all credit for the remarkable win after going 2-0 down earlier in the match. The No.1 Indian paddler looked in trouble waters after she conceded the first two games in 11 mins. However, she then engaged herself in long rallies with 20th seed Pesotska to take the game into decisive set with the scores tied at 3-3. She then gained early advantage in the final game and soon had five game points against the opponent; finally taking the game 11-7.