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China, Sweden sail into males's quarters at desk tennis workforce worlds

CHENGDU, China, Oct. 6 (Xinhua) — Hosts China’s males’s desk tennis workforce snatched their fifth straight victory towards India to arrange the lads’s quarterfinals towards Sweden on the World Team Championships right here on Thursday.

Indian males’s desk tennis workforce surprisingly downed Germany within the group stage, however there was not a lot they may do towards China within the 3-0 defeat.

“It’s different in the knockout stage, we played more aggressively, and every match is like a final,” mentioned world No.2 Ma Long.

“The next game against Sweden will be more difficult, as they are very powerful,” Ma added. “But we are more experienced, and I trust our team.”

Sweden additionally smashed Belgium in straight units, however world No.6 Truls Moregard edged world No.96 Martin Allegro 3-2 in a troublesome match.

Portugal and Germany each beat their opponents 3-0 to enter the lads’s quarterfinals, and they’ll meet Japan and France, respectively.

In the ladies’s quarterfinals, world high three gamers Sun Yingsha, Chen Meng and Wang Manyu eased previous their rivals 3-0 to assist China smash Portugal 3-0, solely conceding a complete of 36 factors to their European opponents.

In the semifinals, China will meet Chinese Taipei who edged Singapore 3-2.

Su Huiyin and Zhu Chengzhu helped Hong Kong, China to steer with 2-0, however they misplaced the final three video games to Germany, who will meet Japan within the semifinals.

Japan defeated Slovakia 3-0, wherein world No. 6 Mima Ito eased previous Ema Labosova who solely bought 13 factors in three units.