LONDON: Singapore’s women paddlers beat Poland 3-1 on Friday in the Olympic women’s team table tennis first round to proceed to the quarter finals.
In the first match, Li Qian (POL) beat Feng Tianwei (SIN) 3-2 (11-8, 13-15, 9-11, 11-9, 11-8).
The two teams drew 1-1 after Wang Yuegu (SIN) defeated Natalia Partyka (POL) in three straight games (11-6, 11-9, 11-6).
Singapore led 2-1 after the doubles of Li Jiawei/Wang Yuegu (SIN) beat Katarzyna Grzybowska/Natalia Partyka (POL) 3-0 (11-7, 11-6, 11-9).
In the last singles, Feng Tianwei (SIN) easily defeated Katarzyna Grzybowska (POL) 3-0 (11-8, 11-6, 11-6) to get Singapore through to the next round.
Singapore will next play North Korea in the women’s team quarter-finals on Sunday, 2am (Singapore time).
Channel News Asia