Table Tennis Player Sharath Kamal World Ranking, Net Worth, Age, Father, Wife, Height, Family All You Need To Know

Achanta Sharath Kamal was born on July 12, 1982 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. By profession, he is a professional table tennis player from Tamil Nadu, India. He is the first Indian table tennis player to become a nine-time senior national champion. Check out the world ranking of table tennis player Sharath Kamal.

He completed his studies at Padma Seshadri Bala Bhavan, Chennai, India and then visited College Loyola College, India.

Sharath started table tennis when he was only 4 years old. His father and uncle introduced him to the game and coached him for a long time. They not only taught him the techniques, but also shaped him as a tough, grounded sportsman.

Check out information about his net worth, world ranking, family and other relevant information about him.

Table Tennis Player Sharath Kamal World Ranking
Table Tennis Player Sharath Kamal World Ranking

Biography of Sharath Kamal

Full Name Sharath Kamal Ashanta
Age 38 years old
Sport category Table tennis
Date of Birth 12-Jul-82
Hometown Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Height 1.87m
Weight 82 kilograms
Coach Srinivasa Rao (G) & A Muralidhara Rao

As a child, Sharath lacked a bit of patience (like most children). So he always expected to win, didn’t take defeats in his stride and couldn’t deal with his frustration which led to some serious outbursts.

This is where the mental conditioning of his father and uncle played a huge role. His uncle set strict rules for Sharath. He learned to manage his frustration without showing it to his opponent.

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Sharath Kamal family

Kamal states that his whole family including his mother Annapurna supported him in his table tennis journey. He was born into a wealthy family in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. His father Srinivas Rao is also a table tennis enthusiast.

Sharath Kamal is married to Sripoorni Sk. Sharath and Sripoorni are blessed with a daughter and a son. Their family looks adorable together.

Table Tennis Player Sharath Kamal World Ranking

Sharath Table Tennis Career and World Ranking

Sharath is a graduate from a college in Chennai. Sharath’s first coach and inspiration in table tennis was his father Srinivas Rao only. Later, his uncle also started coaching Kamal.

At the age of 16, Sharath Kamal entered the professional world of table tennis. At 18, he was a household name in the state championships.

He made India proud by winning gold in the 2004 edition of the Commonwealth Table Tennis Championship. His career took on other heights after this Commonwealth victory. Later, Kamal competed in the 2006 Commonwealth Games and again won gold for his country.

Today, he has a career decorated with numerous international awards. At the Beijing Olympics, he was India’s only tens table player.

Sharath Kamal Achanta has a world ranking of 32. He beat Joo Se Hyuk and Chuang Chih-yuan, no. 8 and 16 respectively in the 28th Asian Cup 2015 in Jaipur. Sharath won the men’s singles gold medal at the 16th Commonwealth Table Tennis Championships held in Kuala Lumpur in 2004.

Table Tennis Player Sharath Kamal World Ranking

Sharath net worth

His net worth has increased significantly in 2020-2021. Sharath Kamal’s source of income comes mainly from being a successful player.

He comes from India. His net worth is estimated between $1 million and $5 million. It is expected to increase in the coming years

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