Aruna overcomes world No4 - 2023 WTT

Quadri Aruna has qualified for the quarter-finals of the 2023 WTT Smash in Singapore, after outclassing world number four Tomokazu Harimoto of Japan in three straight sets. Aruna took the first set 11-7, won the second 13-11, and the third 11-7 to progress into the last eight. The Nigerian table tennis star will next take on Hugo Calderano of Brazil on Friday in the quarter-finals. Calderano defeated Darko Jorgic from Slovenia in their last-16 encounter 3-1 (12-10, 11-8, 7-11, 11-5) on Thursday. Aruna won his first round fixture against Germany’s Ruwen Filus before overcoming France’s Alex Lebrun in the second round. This year’s championship, which began on March 11th and will end on March 19th, will see winners in the singles claim the $100,000 cash prize.

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