Aruna to face world number one Fan Zhendong in ITTF World Championships

Aruna to face world number one Fan Zhendong in ITTF World Championships

Nigeria’s Aruna Quadri defeated Iran’s Nima Alamian 4-3 in the second round of the men’s singles ITTF World Championships.

Aruna is the only African left in the competition as Egypt’s Omar Assar exited the tournament following his 3-4 loss to Portugal’s Joao Geraldo in the first round.


 

Assar’s compatriot Dina Meshref was also thrown out of the tournament in the second round, after losing 3-4 to Canada’s Mo Zhang.

 

African number one, Aruna fought back from a set down to beat the Iranian 9-11, 12-10, 13-11, 8-11, 11-5 on a day he advanced to the second round.

 

On Wednesday, Quadri will face the biggest task in Budapest as he is expected to face world number one – China’s Fan Zhendong in the third round match of the men’s singles.

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