#ITTFWorlds2021: Quadri, Meshref ease through, Omar beaten
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#ITTFWorlds2021: Quadri, Meshref ease through, Omar beaten

Aruna Quadri started the 2021 ITTF World Table Tennis Championships Finals win a an easy win on Tuesday.

The Nigerian who is the highest ranked African player at the tournament on-going in Houston, Texas, US dispatched his opponent in straight sets.

Quadri defeated Aliaksandr Khanin 14-12 11-6 11-6 11-5 to advance to the next round.

Egypt’s Dina Meshref began her journey at the 2021 ITTF World Table Tennis Championships with a 4-2 victory over Croat, Mateja Jeger in the first round of the women’s singles.

While fellow compatriot, Omar Assar was handed a devastating 4-1 loss by Lim Jonghoon of South Korea.

Khalid Assar would have wished for a better outcome in his game against Hungary’s Adam Szudi, who seamlessly ran away with a 4-0 win.

Tope Adefala

Tope Adefala is an experienced sports writer, editor, and web designer. A former editor at Sportlineng.com. Talks sports with a great bias for Basketball, Tennis, Field Hockey and Football. Presently the media officer of Nigeria Hockey Federation. I have been in the business of Sports communication and marketing for more than 10 years. Not forgetting that I won West African University Games, Nigeria University Games gold medals. You can find me on Twitter @1topham.

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