It was smooth sailing for Singapore in their first round clash with Egypt in the women’s team table tennis event at the Olympics on Friday as they triumphed 3-0.
Mengyu Yu got the ball rolling for Singapore as she defeated Dina Meshref 3-0 after winning their three games 11-3, 11-6, 11-6.
Tianwei Feng doubled Singapore’s lead as she downed Nadeen El-Dawlatly 11-4, 9-11, 11-5, 11-4 to claim a 3-1 win.
Yihan Zhou and Yu wrapped up Singapore’s 3-0 victory when they beat Yousra Helmy and El-Dawlatly 11-7, 11-6, 11-4.
Meanwhile, Hong Kong took down Chinese Taipei 3-1, while Japan hammered Poland 3-0 and South Korea skirted past Romania 3-2. China and North Korea eased their way to a 3-0 win over Brazil and Australia respectively.