Pune, 12 July, 2023: Ultimate Table Tennis (UTT) – India’s premier professional table tennis league has onboarded Stupa Sports Analytics – a leading homegrown global sports tech start up as the official Data Partner for its upcoming season. The fourth edition of India’s much-awaited premier professional table tennis league will be played at the Shiv Chatrapati Sports Complex in Pune, Maharashtra from July 13 – 30, 2023.
As the official Data Partner, Stupa Sports Analytics is expected to bring in their cutting-edge data analytics expertise that powers the international Table Tennis Federation and World Table Tennis, now to India to enhance the viewing experience for fans while enabling the players and franchise owners with comprehensive real-time statistical analysis, performance insights, and player metrics throughout the tournament. The tournament will be broadcasted live on Sports 18, one of India’s leading sports channels, and streamed on Jio Cinema, a popular digital streaming platform.
Speaking on the occasion, Ms. Megha Gambhir, CEO, Stupa Sports Analytics “We are thrilled and excited to partner with Ultimate Table Tennis as the Official Data Partner for the upcoming season. Our mission is to revolutionise the way sports data is collected, analysed, and presented. By collaborating with UTT, we aim to elevate the viewer experience by providing in-depth and real-time analytics, enabling fans to gain a deeper understanding of the game and players. We are confident that after completely changing the viewing experience and analytical strength for many players and teams globally as the official data partner for the International Table Tennis Federation and World Table Tennis, we will be able to showcase a completely different aspect of Table tennis to our fans at home.”
Ekansh Gupta, Project Head of Ultimate Table Tennis, “We are delighted to partner with Stupa Sports Analytics as our Official Data Partner for the Ultimate Table Tennis Season 4. Their expertise in sports analytics will enhance our viewers’ engagement by providing insightful data and analysis. This partnership is a significant step towards enriching the table tennis experience for fans across the country.”
Ultimate Table Tennis will feature top Indian and international table tennis stars competing in a franchise-based format over 18 days. The league will see six franchisees viz; Bengaluru Smashers, Goa Challengers, Chennai Lions, Dabang Delhi TTC, Puneri Paltan TT and U Mumba TT fight it out for the top honours. Some of the top Indian names to be seen in action this season include the likes of Khel Ratna Awardee & Commonwealth Games Gold Medallist Manika Batra, Padmashri & Triple Gold Medallist at the Commonwealth Games Birmingham 2022 Sharath Kamal Achanta and double CWG Birmingham 2022 medallist Sathiyan Gnanasekaran. Some of the top international names to be seen in action for the 4th UTT include Quadri Aruna (Nigeria), Kirill Gerassimenko (Kazakhstan) and Lily Zhang (USA).
About Stupa Sports Analytics
Stupa is a Leading Global Sports Analytics company founded in 2020, bringing a technological revolution in the world of Racket Sports. Stupa Analytics has designed an Artificial Intelligence enabled ball & player tracking video analytics solution for low-end devices like mobile along with an integrated platform to manage and organise events, build phenomenal experiences for fans & audience via analytics, graphics, real time stats, auto-replays, AR/VR, predictive analytics. Stupa is the first and the only company in the World with advanced ball tracking technology and software services that is disrupting the racket sport industry.
About Ultimate Table Tennis (UTT)
Ultimate Table Tennis is India’s premier table tennis leagues, featuring top International and Indian players. The league aims to promote the sport and provide a platform for talent development in table tennis while popularising the sport. UTT has gained immense popularity since its inception and continues to attract a wide range of table tennis enthusiasts.