Manika Batra is an top-ranked female table tennis player in India.
Manika Batra received Arjuna Award in 2018
She was awarded the Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna in 2020
Manika Batra refused to listen to national coach Soumyadeep Roy during her women's singles tournament at the Tokyo Metropolitan.
At that time she stated that she wanted her own personal coach
Table Tennis federation of India issued a show-cause notice to Manika Batra regarding that issue
She claimed Soumyadeep Roy asked her to fix a match at the olympics qualifiers so she declined his support.
The Delhi High Court directed a three-member committee to investigate Manika Batra's accusation of a match-fixing attempt by the national coach
The court requested an interim report within four weeks.
The court said, it does not want any player to be unnecessarily harassed and asked the TTFI to give a clean chit to Manika Batra