India’s Sathiyan Gnanasekaran has engraved his name in history books by becoming the first Indian to break into the top-25 of world rankings which were recently updated by International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF).
His amazing performance in the recently concluded Asia Cup in Yokohama helped him gain four spots to be on the 24th position in the latest rankings.
The 26-year-old could not contain his excitement as he shared the news on social media. Gnanasekaran thanked his coach, friends and family members for all the support.
HISTORIC FEAT WORLD RANK 24 Extremely happy to share that I have achieved my Career high WORLD RANK 24 & became the first Indian paddler ever in Indian Table Tennis history to hit the World Top 25 mark!! Special thanks to my coach Raman sir for his support!@RamanS22905417pic.twitter.com/4q1h7jwoYd