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National coach Jing happy with women's doubles bronze, says Suzhou outing good for SEA Games

They won the first game against their highly-fancied opponents, and looked set to win the second.

Had Singapore’s Feng Tianwei and Yu Mengyu won the crucial second game against China’s Zhu Yuling and Liu Shiwen after leading 7-4 in the World Table Tennis Championships women’s doubles semi-finals yesterday, the Singaporean pair would have stood a good chance of making a historic final appearance, against China’s Ding Ning and Li Xiaoxia.

But it was not to be, as mistakes by Feng and Yu allowed Zhu and Liu to win that game 11-9 and level the match at 1-1.

The Chinese rode on the momentum and went on to beat the Singaporeans 4-1 (9-11, 11-9, 11-6, 11-7, 11-4) in Suzhou, China, on the last day of the championships.

Feng and Yu earned a bronze as there was no play-off for third place.

Read the full report in our print edition on May 4. 

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