MUMBAI: The 4th edition of Ultimate Table Tennis will witness the presence of top global stars including ace African paddler, Quadri Aruna, and USA’s Lily Zhang, alongside Indian stars Achanta Sharath Kamal, Manika Batra, and Sathiyan Gnanasekaran.
The season-opener will see the defending champions Chennai Lions take on Puneri Paltan at the Balewadi Sports Complex in Pune on July 13.
A total of 18 ties, including the semi-finals and final, will be played among the six franchisees starting 7.30PM and will be telecast live on
Sports18 and JioCinema. The semi-finals are scheduled on July 28 and 29 while the grand finale will be held on July 30.
Bengaluru Smashers, Dabang Delhi TTC, Goa Challengers, and U Mumba TT are the other four franchisees fighting for top honours.
Bengaluru Smashers and U Mumba TT will begin their campaign in the second tie of the season on July 14, whereas Dabang Delhi TTC and Goa Challengers will play their opener on July 15.
Keeping up with the UTT’s tradition of unfolding exciting young Indian talents, Season 4 will also see some of the brightest Indian prospects in Payas Jain, SFR Snehit, and Diya Chitale among many others.