Indian men's table tennis win made a winning start to their campaign at the ongoing World Team Table Tennis Championships in China with a win over Uzbekistan in their first Group 2 match of the tournament on Saturday.
Team India crushed their opponents 3-0.
For India, it was Harmeet Desai who started off things in the first match. He defeated Elmurod Kholikov 11-9, 11-9, 11-1.
Commonwealth Games 2022 medalist Sathiyan Gnanasekaran next got the better of Anorboev Abdulaziz 11-3, 11-6, 11-9.
Manav Thakkar stepped in to play the third match for India, with Iskandarov Shokhrukh as his opponent. He too won his match by an identical margin of 3-0.
India will play Germany next in their Group 2 match.
The World Team Table Tennis Championships started in China on September 30 and will go on till October 9.