Table tennis: Singapore have mountain to climb to reclaim Olympic medals

Singapore paddler Yu Mengyu should be able to dodge players from China at least until the semi-finals.
Singapore paddler Yu Mengyu should be able to dodge players from China at least until the semi-finals.PHOTO: WORLD TABLE TENNIS

TOKYO - To regain the Olympic table tennis medals they failed to defend at Rio 2016, Singapore will have to first overcome formidable Chinese opponents, after the draw was made on Wednesday (July 21).

The Republic's top player Feng Tianwei was given a bye into the third round of the women's singles by virtue of being seeded sixth.

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