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Published: Thursday July 31, 2014 MYT 9:46:00 AM
Updated: Thursday July 31, 2014 MYT 9:48:35 AM

Lee Wei wins singles match, loses in mixed doubles

Beh Lee Wei defeated Aleena Edwards of Trinidad and Tobago in the second round.

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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