The Indian paddlers improved their performances to finish 27th in the men's and women's categories at the World Team Table Tennis Championships in Dortmund, Germany on Sunday.

The results:

Men: India bt Brazil 3-2 (Anthony Amalraj bt Calderano Hugo 11-9, 17-15, 6-11, 11-8; Sanil Shetty lost to Hoyama Hugo 8-11, 11-6, 8-11, 7-11; Soumyajit Ghosh lost to Matsumoto Cazuo 5-11, 2-11, 11-8, 6-11; Anthony Amalraj bt Hoyama Hugo 9-11, 4-11, 11-4, 12-10, 17-15; Sanil Shetty bt Calderano Hugo 12-10, 11-9, 15-13).

Women: India bt Italy 3-1 (Mouma Das bt Trotti Elisa 11-9, 11-5, 9-11, 11-6; Ankita Das lost to Rioolfi Lisa 11-8, 11-6, 7-11, 8-11, 10-12; K. Shamini bt Vivarelli Debora 11-6, 8-11, 9-11, 11-5, 11-7; Anita Das bt Trotti Elisa 6-11, 6-11, 11-5, 11-7, 11-7).

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