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Table Tennis: Top seeds progress to Semis

The top seeds in the Men's and Women's Doubles and both Singles events have made it through to the Table Tennis Semi-finals at the Yamuna Sports Complex.

World number three Feng Tianwei (SIN) had too much firepower for Beh Lee Wei (MAS) and won her Women's Singles match 11-3, 13-11, 11-3, 11-7 to reach the Semi-finals.

In an all-Singapore encounter, Doubles partners Sun Beibei and Li Jiawei went hammer-and-tongs at each other before Sun prevailed 16-14, 11-6, 11-8, 9-11, 6-11, 11-13, 11-9 to set up a clash with Feng.

Feng's Mixed Doubles partner, Gao Ning, dropped a set in his Men's Singles clash with India's Amalraj Anthony Arputharaj but notched up a 11-1, 4-11, 11-5, 11-5, 11-7 win.

India's Soumyadeep Roy will play Gao for a place in the Final after knocking out Singapore's Cai Xiaoli 11-7, 5-11, 12-10, 11-5, 13-11.

In the Women's Doubles, the top seeded Singaporean team of Feng and Wang Yuegu (SIN) accounted for the Indian pair of Madhurika Patkar and Shamini Kumaresan 11-9, 11-5, 5-11, 11-6 to advance to the last four.

Ninth seeds Vivian Tan and Peri Campbell-Innes (AUS) continued their dream run by beating New Zealand's Sun Yang and Jenny Hung 11-9, 7-11, 12-10, 11-7.

Barely 10 minutes after their epic Singles Quarter-final, Singapore's Sun and Li returned to easily beat Malaysian duo Beh and Ng Sock Khim 11-4, 11-6, 11-6.

Meeting them in the semifinals are India's Poulomi Ghatak and Mouma Das, who were a set down before beating Lay Jian Fang and Miao Miao of Australia 13-11, 4-11, 10-12, 11-5, 11-8.

In the Men's Doubles, Sharath Kamal Achanta and Subhajit Saha (IND) held off a spirited challenge from Nigeria's Seun Ajetunmobi and Quadri Aruna 7-11, 11-5, 12-10, 12-10.

There was further heartbreak for Nigeria as Monday Merotohun and Olanrewaju Jegede fell short 11-8, 12-10, 13-15, 9-11, 13-11 against William Henzell and Robert Frank of Australia.

There were mixed fortunes for Singapore as the second seeds Gao and Yang Zi advanced with an 11-5, 11-8, 11-6 win over India's Roy and Anthony Arputharaj but third seeds Cai and Ma Liang lost 6-11, 11-7, 11-9, 11-4 to Andrew Baggaley and Liam Pitchford of England.

 

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