Cuttack: India's star player Achanta Sharat Kamal lost the first three match points and then quarterfinal matches here on Sunday. She also lost her hope of winning a medal in the men's singles of the 21st Commonwealth Table Tennis Championships. Singapore's Peng Yue-koi of Singapore snatched the victory over Sharat and advanced to the semifinals. They won the match 7-11, 9-11, 11-8, 4-11, 11-9, 11-7, 12-10.
Earlier, he had failed to advance to the semi-finals in the mixed doubles. His and Srija Akula lost to Peng and her partner Goi Rui Zhuan 13-11, 8-11, 6-11 11-8, 11-4. In the Men's Singles, top seedji Saeyan and Harmeet Desai managed to reach the semi-finals, but Sanil Shetty crashed out of the men's singles after losing 1-4 to Thomas Jarvis of England.
In the other match, India's Bode Abidon defeated Nigeria's Bode Abidon 11-7, 11-8, 11-8, 11-6, while Harmeet defeated Hamwatan Sumeet Sriram 11-4, 11-8, 6-11, 11-7, 11-8. In the Women's Singles, Ika Mukherjee, Srija Akula and Madhurika Patkar advanced to the semi-finals. The trio had to face the defending champions Archana Kamath, who lost 1-4 to England's top seed Tin Tin.
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