Match Report: Table Tennis

The A Division Boys and Girls team placed a foot literally in the semi- finals of the Nationals with 5-0 wins in their first match of the Top 6 round robin round.

In the A’ Div Boys match against JJC, Zhang Sai opened accounts for HC with a convincing 3-0 win over his opponent. He has been our team most consistent player so far, not dropping a single game since the start of the 2009 campaign. Lim Jie Yan, then teed up with Mark Hee to put HC two sets up in the first doubles. Leong Yun Hao, the captain of the Table Tennis team in High School, then cruised to a comfortable straight sets victory over his opponent. Yun Hao was in superb form today, completely demolishing his opposition 11-1, 11-1, 11-5. The next two rounds featured the doubles pair of Leonard Leong and David Wong, as well as Teo Jia Yang (third singles), who masterminded equally impressive straight sets victories over their challengers.
In the A’ Div Girls match against ACJC, Liauw Wan Ling demonstrated the qualities of a captain by leading the rout with a solid 3-0 victory in the opening set of the match. Next up was the doubles pairing of May Tan and Han Yu Shi, who settled the overall match score at 2-0 in the blink of an eye. Kwa Hui Qi, member of the National Training Team, did not disappoint once again with a clinical straight sets triumph over her rival. Wang Xun and Evelyn Koh then swept the second doubles 3:0. Last but not least, Delfina Kee showed her agility and great pace in a 3:1 victory over her opponent.

The A’ Div Girls will face off with TJC tomorrow, 8th April while the A’ Div Boys will have to deal with a pre-final encounter with RJC. Both matches will be played this Thursday, 9th April. Do wish our fellow paddlers good luck when you see them!