Sharath helps India win, women falter in World C'ship

In their second match, Indian men beat Canada 3-0 while the eves went down 1-3 to Malaysia.World number 70, Kamal hardly broke sweat to get the better of Pierre-Luc Hinse 3-1, after Soumyadeep Roy overcame Pradeeban Peter-Paul 3-2 in a keenly-contested encounter.

Former national champion Subhajit Saha then defeated Pierre-Luc Theriault 3-0 in a lop-sided affair to round off the score in the Group H match.

Meanwhile, reigning woman national champion Poulomi Ghatak spanked Soo Jiin Chiu 3-0, but did not find any support from the teammates, including her doubles partner Mouma Das.
Mouma lost to Sock Khim 0-3 in the first match and then again suffered a 2-3 defeat at the hand of Lee Wei Beh. Former India number one Kumaresan Shamini also went down 1-3 to Lee Wei in second match of the Group E contest.On the opening day of the prestigious event, Indian men had beaten Bosnia-Herzegovina 3-2 and the women team had lost to Denmark 2-3.

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