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Soumyajit Ghosh vs Tanviriyavechakul Padasak Live Scores and Match Updates Rio Olympics 2016 Table Tennis

Set score: Soumyajit Ghosh 1-4 Tanviriyavechakul Padasak (8-11, 6-11, 14-12, 6-11, 11-13)
Updated: 07 August 2016 01:27 IST - Published: 07 August 2016 00:13 IST
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Please do join us for the live coverage of Sharath Kamal's match which will be at 330 AM IST! Till then get some rest and hopefully the former CWG gold medallist will give us all a reason to smile

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All credit to the 185th ranked Thai paddler who overcame India's Soumyajit Ghosh. There is only one TT player remaining in the draw now, and it is all upto India's most successful TT player Achanta Sharath Kamal to keep the Indian flag flying high

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It is all over Ghosh loses 4-1 to Padasak

The lower ranked Thai paddler showed remarkable composure to outsmart the higher ranked Indian TT player and it is a very disappointing result indeed for Ghosh who is one of the rising stars in the world of Table Tennis.

Ghosh 12-14 Padasak

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All level again! 11-11! Ghosh is just two points away from either taking this into the 6th game or crashing out!

Such narrow margins here

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Ghosh takes the lead! 11-10!

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It is deuce! 10-10!

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Ghosh down by just one point!

Ghosh is fighting back hard now and he is down by just one point. What a finish we have on our hands!

Ghosh 7-8 Padasak

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Ghosh down by 2 points!

Things are really looking downhill for India fans as Ghosh is now down 2 points.

Ghosh 4-6 Padasak

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Fifth game begins! It is tied up at 2-2!

Ghosh needs to win this game to stay alive! The score is currently all tied up

Ghosh 2-2 Padasak

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Padasak wins game 4!

Ghosh is down 3 games to 1 and it will be an uphill task for the Bengal lad as he will now have to win 3 games in a row

Ghosh 6-11 Padasak

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Padasak takes huge lead!

The Thai paddler takes a 5 point lead after some enterprising play from behind the table! Ghosh has a really tough task ahead.

Ghosh 4-9 Padasak

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Ghosh down two points!

India's top ranked paddler goes two points down, but like we have seen in the previous game, he is more than capable of mounting a comeback

Ghosh 3-5 Padasak

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Fourth game begins!

Can Ghosh win this game and level the match up? The score is currently 1-1

Ghosh 1-1 Padasak

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Ghosh takes the third game! 14-12!

What a comeback from Ghosh. The Indian paddler saved two game points and took the game in a tense finish! He now trails Padasak by 2 games to 1

Ghosh 14-12 Padasak

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Ghosh saves another game point! This is getting really tense! 12-12

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Ghosh saves a game point! 11-11!

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It is deuce! 10-10! Can Ghosh hold his nerve?

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It is 9-9 in the third!

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It is getting really close!

Ghosh and Padasak trade blows and they are all tied up at 8-8 now. This game is absolutely crucial for the Indian paddler as coming back from a 3-0 deficit is no easy task

Ghosh 8-8 Padasak

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Its all level in the third game!

Ghosh will be looking to take a crucial lead in the third game and the scores are currently tied at 6-6!

Ghosh 6-6 Padasak

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Third game begins! Can Ghosh come back from 2 games down?

Ghosh has begun the third game well and has taken a 3-2 lead!

Ghosh 3-2 Padasak

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Padasak takes a 2-0 lead!

Padasak takes 5 points in a row to take the game 11-6 and a formidable 2-0 lead!

Ghosh 6-11 Padasak

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Ghosh down 4 game points!

Padasak takes 4 straight points and is now up 10-6! The Indian paddler is one point away from going 2-0 down

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Things are getting tight!

Ghosh seems to be finally getting into his stride and he has closed the gap down!

Ghosh 5-6 Padasak

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Ghosh down by two points!

Ghosh really needs to pull his socks up as he is trailing by two points in the second game!

Ghosh 2-4 Padasak

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Second game begins!

The second game begins and Ghosh will be hoping to restore parity as soon as possible!

Ghosh 1-1 Padasak

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Ghosh loses the first game!

Bad luck for India's top ranked paddler as he goes down 11-8 in the opening game, can he make a comeback in the second? Remember he is higher ranked than his opponent and will be hopeful of progressing through to the next round

Ghosh 8-11 Padasak

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Ghosh trailing by 2 points!

After an even start, Thai paddler Padasak plays some brilliant attacking topspins to take a 2 point lead

Ghosh 6-8 Padasak

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The first game begins!

The game is all even at the moment as both Ghosh and Padasak are tied at 3-3

Ghosh 3-3 Padasak

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The players are out practising, can Ghosh give the Indian fans some good news? we certainly hope so!

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The game is just a few minutes away from starting! Fun fact about Soumyajit Ghosh:
He was the youngest Indian player to qualify for the London Olympics 

For more such fun facts:

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Ghosh who is the 39th seed will be facing the 57th seed Tanviriyavechakul Padasak, and Indian fans will be hoping that Ghosh avoids an upset and comes through his first round unscathed

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Hello and welcome to the live coverage of the first round of men's TT event at Rio 2016. The first match pits India's top ranked paddler Soumyajit Ghosh take on Thailand's Tanviriyavechakul Padasak. Earlier in the day, we saw the Indian women paddlers Manika and Mouma Das crash out, but, there is cautious optimism about Ghosh's chances this time around