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Quadri exits in the quarterfinals of WTT Cup Finals

Nigeria’s Quadri Aruna has been edged out in the quarterfinal of the 2021 World Table Tennis (WTT) Cup Finals taking place in Singapore after the Nigerian fell 3-1 to Brazil’s Hugo Calderano in the quarterfinal of the Men’s Singles.


World number 13 caused an upset in the round of 16 after he defeated world number eight Liang Jingkun of China 3-1 on Sunday but his fine run was ended by a stronger opponent in the Brazilian star.


Being their maiden meeting at the top level, it was Calderano that came out victorious over Aruna as the South American outplayed the Nigerian 3-1 (11-6, 6-11, 11- 8, 11-4) to clinch the last semifinalspotinthe Men’s Singles.


Satisfied by his outing in Singapore, Quadri said: “I am so happy with my performance in this competition particularly to be part of the top 16 tournament in Singapore as the only African player. I think I have made my country and Africa proud and I also believe my performance.

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