New Delhi: Manika Batra came back from a two-game deficit to shock Japanese top seed Kasumi Ishikawa and enter the finals of the Youth Girls singles category in the Chile Open table tennis meet, an ITTF Pro Tour event.

Placed 77th in the under-21 rankings, Manika pipped world number four Ishikawa 8-11 9-11 11-8 11-9 14-12 13-11 in the semifinals.

Manika is slated to meet meet another Japanese, Morizons Misaki in the final later today.

In May, Manika had reached the finals of the junior girls singles in the Spanish Junior and Cadet Open.

(Agencies)