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WTT Doha 2023: Aruna Quadri stages impressive Comeback win, advances to Quarter finals


Jan 3, 2024

Nigeria’s top table tennis player, Aruna Quadri, staged a very impressive comeback win at the World Table Tennis finals in Doha, Qatar on Wednesday morning when he defeated Brazilian 5th seed Hugo Calderano 3-2 in the first round of the tournament, progressing to the quarter-finals in the process, platunumnewng.com is reporting.

Aruna Quadri in action against Hugo Calderano

The African number one was 2-0 (11-7; 11-2) down after the first two sets. He then turned the game around in an unbelievable fashion after taking the remaining 3 sets of the game( 9-11; 10-12; 10-12).

Final score of the game between Aruna Quadri and Hugo Calderano

The victory was the first for Aruna Quadri against the Brazilian who defeated him in the quarter finals of the 2023 WTT finals.

Hugo Calderano and Aruna Quadri

Aruna will now face a huge test against world number one, Fan Zhendong on Thursday in the quarter final for a chance to set a new personal record of advancing to the semi finals of the WTT finals for the first time.

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