Indian paddler G Sathiyan shocked the whole world when he outplayed world no. 16 Marcos Frietas in the ITTF Austrian Open. It was an intense battle between the world no. 35 G Sathiyan and Marcos Freitas at Linz.
G Sathiyan played an extreme game and showed a lot of character in the game to move to the pre quarter finals of the tournament. The Indian lost the first set, but he didn’t lose his composure. He showed true grit and was cool as a cucumber as he displayed a clinical performance to oust his opponent. He won the final two rounds 11-9 and 11-9.