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Beh Lee Wei defeated Aleena Edwards of Trinidad and Tobago in the second round.
GLASGOW: It was a day of mixed fortunes for Beh Lee Wei in the Glasgow Commonwealth Games table tennis competition at the Scotstoun Sports Campus.
The 31-year-old mother of a child, featuring in her fourth Games and who received a bye in the first round, eliminated Aleena Edwards of Trinidad and Tobago 11-5, 11-3, 11-6 in the second round on Wednesday.
In the mixed doubles Lee Wei- Mohd Shakirin Ibrahim were easily beaten by top seeds Zhan Jian-Feng Tianwei of Singapore 8-11, 7-11, 7-11 in 17 minutes in the third round.
Lee Wei-Shakirin, who received a bye in the first round, disposed of Nicholas Esther-Laura Sinon of Seychelles 11-3, 11-4, 11-7 in the second round.
Lee Wei, the national women’s No. 1, said that Singapore’s mixed pairs were just too strong for them.
“It was disappointing to lose in the third round. I will now focus on the singles event and hope to go as far as I can,” said Lee Wei.
It was also the end of the road for three other Malaysian paddlers in the mixed doubles.
Foo Dun Ley-Ng Sock Khim, who eliminated Alan Resture-Kaimalie Resture of Tuvalu 11-3, 11-2, 11-4 in the first round, were beaten by Australia'sYan Xin-Zhang Ziyu 5-11, 11-7, 7-11, 5-11 in the second set.
Debutants Mohd Ashraf Haiqal-Lee Rou You put up a good fight before going down 11-9, 6-11, 11-7, 13-15 to Clarence Chew-Isabele Li of Singapore in 39 minutes in the third round.
Ashraf-Rou You, who received a bye in the first round, had earlier outplayed Romano Spencer-Unica Velox of St. Vincent and Grenadines 11-3, 11-7, 11-3 in the second round.
The fourth Malaysian mixed pair of Leong Chee Feng-Ho Ying were easily defeated by India's Sharath Kamal Achanta-Sahmini Kumaresan 11-5, 11-8, 11-8 in 17 minutes in the third round.
The duo, who received a bye in the first round, had earlier prevailed 12-10, 12-10, 11-5 against Sri Lanka’s Udaya Ranasingha-Erandi Warusawithana in the second round.
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