By Oyediji Oluwaseun Babatunde
Sports Writer, kick442.com Nigeria
Africa’s number one table tennis player, Aruna Quadri on Thursday defeated Geraldo Joao of Portugal 3-2 in the Round of 16 tie of the WTT East Contender holding in Doha.
The Portuguese took the first and fourth sets 10-12, 4-11.
Quadri on his part took the second, third, and fifth sets 12-10, 12-10, 11-6.
The German-based table tennis star had earlier defeated India’s Gnanasekaran Sathiyan 3-0 (11-7, 11-4, 11-8) in the Round of 32 on Wednesday.
He will now face Chinese Taipei’s Lin Yun-Ju in the men’s singles quarterfinal game on Friday, March 5, 2021, at the Lusail Multipurpose Hall.
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